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October 27, 1795 Pay of John James for mustering scouts and militia on Wilderness Trace, Kentucky William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $90.00 is due John James for his services in mustering the Scouts and Militia at the different posts of the Wilderness Trace in the State of Kentucky during 1793 and 1794.
June 29, 1795 Instructions for Pay Roll and Recruiting William Simmons Stephen Trigg William Simmons discusses the proper procedure for mustering and paying troops with Lt. Trigg.
November 4, 1795 Payment Due Troops, Construction, Hospital Stores Isaac Craig Timothy Pickering Troops all located at Presque Isle, Le Boeuf, and Fort Franklin therefore mustering them at Pittsburgh must be postponed. Money due troops at Presque Isle requested. Expenses related to construction increased Quartermaster's Department expenses, all hospital stores on hand sent to Fort Washington.
October 6, 1794 Mustering Recruits William Eaton William Simmons Eaton never received formal instructions for mustering recruits, attributes that to the improperly filed rolls. Requests instruction from Simmons on "proper oath".
May 19, 1800 Notification of Payment William Simmons Caleb Gibbs Simmons inspected receipts sent to Office by Gibbs for mustering and inspecting Captain Gates troops at Castle Island. Deductions were made from total sum, Gibbs owed monies by United States which were paid to him by Treasurer.
April 7, 1800 Remit Sum by Treasurer William Simmons Nathaniel Fosdick Treasurer of United States will remit sum to Fosdick to pay Mr. David Hale at Portland. Payment for mustering and inspecting recruits under the command of Captains Stoddard and Woodsworth.
April 1, 1796 Pay of John James for mustering scouts and militia on Wilderness Trace, Kentucky William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $25 is due John James, Esquire for mustering and qualifying three detachments of militia on the Wilderness Road in Kentucky from Jan. 7, 1795 to Jan. 7, 1796.
May 20, 1800 Remit Sum by Treasurer William Simmons Jonathan Jackson Treasurer to remit sum to Jackson for payment of Caleb Gibbs for mustering and inspecting a company at Castle Island under the command of Captain Samuel Gates. Payment was also for postage of letters pertaining to public service.
April 7, 1800 Certification of payment; David Hale for mustering and inspecting the recruits under command of Captains Amos Stoddart and Lewis Wadworth William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $24 to David Hale for mustering and inspecting the recruits under command of Captains Amos Stoddart and Lewis Wadworth.
December 6, 1793 Instructions for mustering and paying troops Isaac Craig Joseph Howell Will follow instructions respecting mustering and paying troops. Encloses Lieutenant Tinley's receipt for $447.
May 19, 1794 Enclosed Act for Mustering Soldiers Henry Knox Richard Howell Official letter ordering the muster and readiness of soldiers of New Jersey by order of President. Pay and rations for each rank listed in letter.
July 6, 1793 Letter from the Secretary of War Henry Knox John Pratt The men intended for a rifle company are to be mustered accordingly. Mentions the Secretary of the Treasury.
February 7, 1794 Lt. Colonel Sproat's Claim Joseph Howell Henry Knox Lt. Col. Sproat's claim of pay for services rendered as Lieutenant of the County of Washington in arranging, mustering, and paying the militia and scouts called out for the protection of the frontiers seems fully justified.
October 11, 1791 On the Claim of Richard Varrick Joseph Howell Henry Knox The Commissioner of Army Accounts writes the War Secretary that he has examined the claim of Lieutenant Colonel Richard Varrick for an allowance of bounty lands from the United States.
August 17, 1794 Mustering Troops for the Whiskey Rebellion Alexander Hamilton Abraham Hunt Refers to militia detachment assembling in New Jersey to march against insurgents in Western Pennsylvania. Requests supplies and transportation be provided and to locate points of rendezvous.The militia of Pennsylvania and New Jersey are to assemble at Carlisle.
January 25, 1787 Suppression of Insurgents Henry Knox Gouverneur Morris Knox tells Morris of the actions of General Sheppard and General Lincoln's forces as they sought to confront the insurgents during Shays' Rebellion.
July 28, 1794 David Henley to Joseph Howell David Henley Joseph Howell Expenses related to his mustering militia in the frontier counties yielded many bills. Lack of clerk left Henley to file all receipts himself, a long arduous process. Requested additional pay for work.
May 26, 1800 Mustering, Paying, and Dismissing the Troops William North [not available] This General Order prescribes the date and manner in which troops are to be paid for the three months enlistment authorized by the Act of Congress and discusses the way in which pay is handled for those who are casualties of war. As soon as the troops have received their pay and emoluments, their commanding officers shall put them under march. The officers will endeavor to avoid marching through...
August 3, 1799 Account Book Entries William Simmons [not available] Forwards account due to Theodore Sedgwick and claims for mustering milita. Notice of issue of warrant for $2000 in favor of Lieutenant John G. McWhorter. Reports condition of health of D. Thompson.
December 7, 1798 Request for Money to Pay Postmaster George Ingersoll William Simmons Ingersoll requested money be furnished to Lieut. Freeman, Paymaster, for the purpose of paying the Postmaster for November accounts. Ingersoll postponed the muster for November to await the reply from the Secretary of War on the practice of mustering and Ingersoll's questions regarding practice.
December 30, 1794 Authorization to Appoint Recruiting Officers Henry Knox David Henley Recruiting officers for the Mera district needed. Advice on performing duties with gentleness. Notification that Knox leaves his post the next day.
May 16, 1794 Mustering of Two Scouts in Clark County Isaac Shelby War Department This is documentation from Governor Shelby of Kentucky to the Secretary of War regarding the mustering of two scouts in Clark County under the command of Lieutenant John McIntire. Included is the muster roll certified by a Justice of the Peace.
September 8, 1798 Recruiting and Rations James McHenry Jonathan Dayton Discusses mustering of new recruits and provision of their rations.
September 16, 1784 Woodruff's claim John Pierce Lewis Woodruff Discusses Woodruff's claim for pay from the United States.
September 3, 1799 Refers to Claim for Pay as Adjutant for Mustering Troops Theodore Sedgwick Caleb Swan The accountant has not approved Sedgwick's accounts because he says there is no proof that Sedgwick was ever mustered as Adjutant. Sedgwick says that if the Accountant will consult the monthly returns from Georgia, there should be proof. He also defends other charges.