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September 16, 1799 Instructions for the Paymaster General, Inspector General, and Comptroller James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Refers to express instructions for the Treasury and the paymaster general, including money advances and payment forms. Writes of efforts of Inspector General to muster the troops and the Comptroller to work with the paymaster general.
April 30, 1796 Account of the Army Paymaster General William Simmons Caleb Swan Discusses various aspects of Swan's accounts as Paymaster General of the Army.
March 8, 1799 Outlines Process of Payment through Paymaster General and Quartermaster General James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Refers to conversation about payment for the troops and subsequent bill. Speaks of process with paymaster general and quartermaster general.
October 15, 1784 Letter to the Paymaster General Hezekiah Wetmore John Pierce Letter to the Commissioner of Army Accounts and Paymaster General, from New Haven, Connecticut.
September 26, 1799 Instructions Regarding New Paymaster General's Office Abraham R. Ellery [not available] Directs all pay and muster rolls to go to the new Paymaster General's office, rather than the Adjutant General's office.
July 24, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John G. McWhorter Simmons informs McWhorter that he will receive instructions from the Paymaster General soon.
October 25, 1799 Communication with the Paymaster General James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Forwarded letter to the Paymaster General according to request. Expresses hope to regularly pay troops, but there are challenges with the Treasury Department.
May 12, 1800 Enclosed letter to Deputy Paymaster Caleb Swan William Simmons Caleb Swan, Army Paymaster General, encloses a copy of Major General Alexander Hamilton's letter to Captain Benjamin Williamson, Deputy Paymaster General of New York, in respect to regimental paymasters or agents.
January 12, 1798 Cause of the Paymaster General James McHenry James Wilkinson Mentions a detachment and the public's desire for education. Mentions the cause of the Paymaster General and business in Philadelphia. Refers to complaints about the farm.
January 10, 1784 Letter to the Paymaster General Hezekiah Wetmore John Pierce Letter to the Paymaster General at West Point.
July 31, 1800 Returned Account William Simmons Daniel Jackson Accounts returned to Jackson due to a newly issued general order in which the Paymaster General of each particular Regiment handle all claims against the United States.
June 1, 1799 Payment to William Dobbins for work done Caleb Swan Isaac Craig Payment for a desk leaf and putting it up and for a stool for writing upon.
October 17, 1797 Monies advanced to paymaster Presley Nevill paymaster general to militia William Simmons Paul McDermott Monies advanced to paymaster Presley Nevill paymaster general to militia called out to suppress an insurrection in Western Counties of Pennsylvania in 1794. Mr Paul McDermott, late paymaster to Virginia Militia Cavalry stands charged with sums of money paid, as no vouchers have been transmitted. Requests immediate attention in consequence of Resolution of Congress on 3 March directing Simmons to...
February 18, 1784 Settlement of pay accounts F. De Brahm John Pierce De Brahm discusses the settlement of his pay account with the Paymaster General and Commissioner of Army Accounts.
October 10, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Lieutenant Calvin Morgan Simmons informs Morgan that his accounts were forwarded to the Paymaster General.
August 6, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Caleb Swan Simmons forwards the letter of Lt. James Sterrett to the Paymaster General for action.
May 19, 1800 Redirect of Paymaster General William Simmons Decius Wadsworth Simmons informed Wadsworth all pay, arrears of pay, subsistence and forage paid by Paymaster General for each regiment. Simmons directed Wadsworth's claims to the Paymaster General of his regiment, Lieutenant Theodore Meminger at Mud Fort.
October 16, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Lieutenant Calvin Morgan Simmons informs Morgan that his accounts were forwarded to the Paymaster General.
August 14, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Abraham R. Ellery Simmons informs Ellery that his recruiting records were forwarded to the Paymaster General.
June 29, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Ninian Pinckney Simmons informs Pinckney that his claim will be addressed by the Paymaster General as soon as Mr. Swan arrives in Philadelphia.
August 7, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Caleb Swan Simmons transfers the delinquent accounts of Capt. Isaac Guion to the Paymaster General for action.
July 18, 1786 Pay claims William Munson John Pierce Claims of pay as Paymaster General of General Moses Hazen's regiment
April 17, 1795 Considerable Sum Unaccounted For by William Weeks William Simmons James Blanchard A considerable sum of money is still charged to former Paymaster William Weeks which appears to be unaccounted for by him. It is said that Weeks' accounts were delivered to Assistant Paymaster William Bedlow and forwarded by him to the Paymaster General's office. So far these accounts have not been found but if they are located, they will be examined and the amount credited to Mr. Weeks.
August 10, 1799 Compensation of Samuel Vance James McHenry William Simmons Capt. Samuel C. Vance acted in the capacities of Deputy Paymaster and Deputy Quartermaster General on the recent expedition to Northhampton. Simmons should pay him for these extra duties according to established principles based on former cases that are similar.
August 6, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Abraham R. Ellery Simmons informs Ellery to forward all future pay and muster rolls to the Paymaster General.