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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 9, 1800 Discussion of Officers and Regular Troops James McHenry [not available] Discusses relationship and supplies between regular troops, officers, and commissioned officers.
January 15, 1800 Replacement Uniforms for Officers Alexander Hamilton James McHenry The subject of officers' worn-out uniforms needs to be addressed since officers are hesitant to pay for new uniforms without being certain that they are appropriate.
April 1800 List of officers and vacancies for each regiment War Department [not available] Document specifying the number and grades of officers necessary for each regiment, along with vacancies. Implies a shortage in officers.
August 28, 1799 The protracted absence of these officers is intolerable... Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton suggests that it may be expedient to notify the officers of the old infantry and artillery regiments that those officers who don't report themselves to the Secretary of War within four months of the notification will be presumed to have resigned their commissions.
August 22, 1793 Instructions for Paying Officers, Noncommissioned Officers, and Privates Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Alexander Hamilton Hamilton discusses the provisions that should be made for discharging by Office of the Accountant part of the pay due the Commissioned Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers, and Privates of the Army. The plan for paying the Officers appears much more practical than any attempt at paying the others.
March 11, 1797 Pay and rations due to deranged officers William Simmons James McHenry Discusses the pay due to deranged officers that exceeds the amount appropriated by Congress. Discusses the price of rations allowed to deranged officers
January 26, 1790 Pay advance to officers and non commissioned officers Joseph Howell Henry Burbeck Transmittal of a month's pay to each officers and non commissioned officers previous to their leaving Springfield.
January 13, 1790 Accounts and vouchers Stephen Moylan Joseph Howell Account of monies advanced to the officers of the Fourth Regiment of Light Dragoons. Accounts and vouchers from regimental officers.
December 16, 1791 Payment of Officers R.J. Vandenbrock Joseph Howell With some exceptions, officers are not to be paid until the time is expired.
January 15, 1784 Request regarding service of foreign officers Office of Army Accounts Hugh Williamson Copy of an unsigned letter, likely generated by John Pierce in the Pay Office, requesting information from Hugh Williamson concerning foreign officers.
July 14, 1798 On the appointment of officers for the Provisional Army James McHenry George Washington Response to McHenry's questions on the Provisional Army. Argues that - in the event of the bill being passed into law - President Adams should appoint officers for the army without delay, although the appointment of higher offices is not as urgent. Says field officers should be composed of proper and fit men.
February 14, 1788 Letter to the Secretary at War Samuel Huntington Henry Knox Letter, discusses list of officers appointed in Rhode Island; discuesses recruiting service.
May 25, 1793 Covering the Sums Advanced to Officers for Recruiting, Etc. Joseph Howell Caleb Swan It was Howell's intention to pay officers through March and no further as he had done with recruits at the various places of rendezvous, but he had to deviate from this arrangement to cover sums advanced to officers for recruiting. He has also had to pay officers detached from posts on the Ohio who have left prior to the arrival of their money. Paymasters should be informed of these matters.
April 23, 1799 Relative Rank of the Field Officers of the New Regiments, Etc. James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry wants Hamilton's opinion regarding the rule used to determine the relative rank of field officers in the new regiments and inquires as to whether there should be alterations in the rule regarding the officers who are above the rank of major.
December 16, 1800 Officers in Connecticut Samuel Dexter Ebenezer Huntington Mentions officers in Connecticut.
February 23, 1784 Officers and Stores Edward Antill John Pierce Largely illegible document mentions officers, stores.
May 26, 1790 Settlements of sundry foreign officers Joseph Howell Henry Knox Informs the Secretary of War that he has examined settlements of sundry foreign officers made by the previous Commissioner of Army Accounts; states that it appears that no settlements have been made with any foreign officers who left the service prior to 1780.
July 19, 1793 Case of Henry Knox regarding the Appointment of a Captain Henry Knox [not available] Request (and subsequent receipt) of decision on matter of seniority of officers based on several recently passed acts of Congress that dictated benefits of officers.
March 3, 1800 Officers Who Sustain Injury Alexander Hamilton Benjamin Wells Hamilton agrees that officers who sustain injury in their exertions to carry out the laws should be indemnified by the public.
March 18, 1800 Relative Rank of Field Officers Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton wants to be informed regarding the progress made in arranging the relative rank of field officers because they are naturally very anxious on this subject.
June 28, 1797 Pay of officers and soldiers at West Point William Simmons Nicholas Fish Advises Fish that he will receive money from the Treasurer of the U. S. that he is to transfer to Nehemiah Freeman at West Point for the pay of the officers, non-commissioned officers, and privates of the garrison.
May 5, 1799 [PRIVATE] Rank and Commission George Washington James McHenry Relative rank of officers; remarks on Mercer's refusal of an appointment.
January 18, 1786 Pay of a Regiment's Officers John Pierce Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Discusses the settlement of pay for the officers of a regiment
October 15, 1798 Opinion of Officers George Washington James McHenry Outlines possible officers to file the command and positions on the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers. Makes note of desirable characteristics of commanding officers.
April 17, 1797 Pay of West Point garrison William Simmons Nicholas Fish Advises Fish that he will receive money from the Treasurer of the U. S. that he is to transfer to Lieutenant Nehemiah Freeman, temporary paymaster at West Point, for the pay of the officers, non-commissioned officers, and privates stationed at West point