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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 20, 1795 Delayed Payment Alexander Hamilton Timothy Pickering Notification that Hamilton has delayed submitting money to Treasurer, "upon the ground of the doubts intimated in my letter concerning the New Jersey troops." Noted that the number of troops to be paid will be less than the first months pay roll. Awaiting information from Pickering in order to act.
February 24, 1784 Pay of troops John Pierce Robert Morris Discusses payment of the subsistence and pay for the troops
May 19, 1800 Payment of Troops Before Their Discharge Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton urges McHenry to ensure that the troops be paid before their mass discharge on June 14 so as to avoid infinite disgust by the officers and men that would present obstacles to obtaining men on future occasions.
July 15, 1796 Payment of Troops Isaac Craig William Simmons Muster and pay rolls enclosed, Craig will transmit appropriate paperwork necessary for payment of troops.
May 19, 1800 Payment of Discharged Troops Alexander Hamilton Caleb Swan It is imperative that sufficient funds be provided by the Paymaster General to pay all the troops being discharged from Hamilton's and Pinckney's forces. Troops must not quit the ground without the whole of their dues.
February 26, 1799 Payment of troops Isaac Guion James McHenry Paymaster Isaac Guion requests payment of $3500 to Abijah Hunt to complete payment of troops.
March 27, 1799 Payment of Troops David Henley James McHenry Notification that pay was drawn in favor of Henry Boggs. Money appropriated for payment of troops under Lieut. Col. Butler.
March 27, 1799 Payment of Troops David Henley James McHenry Notification of money drawn in favor of Henry Boggs for payment of troops under Lieut. Col. Butler. Similar notification was sent to W. Simmons.
January 12, 1793 Training and Payment of Troops Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Swan's Arrival for Payment of Troops. Recruiting and pay grade addressed, Knox optimistic that the increased training of troops would make them more effective and professional than militia.
February 25, 1799 Payment for recruitment of troops in service of United States Isaac Guion James McHenry Captain Guion, paymaster, requests payment of $2500 to Mr Abejiah Hunt for bounty to recruit troops.
February 26, 1799 Payment of troops Isaac Guion James McHenry Paymaster Guion requests payment of $6000 to Abijah Hunt for pay to troops of United States at Natchez.
June 5, 1800 Payment to Joseph McKean for payment of regular troops under Lieutenant Colonel Butler, Tennessee David Henley James McHenry Henley makes payment of $5531.21 to be appropriated for payment of regular troops under Lieutenant Colonel Butler in Tennessee.
October 28, 1788 Knox directs payment of accounts Henry Knox Jeremiah Wadsworth Letter, directs payment of accounts; men supply of troops.
December 7, 1794 Request for Pay of Soldiers to Avoid Desertion Cornelius Sedam Joseph Howell Enclosed muster roll for November, requested pay as troops are in much need of the money and Sedam believed they might desert if pay is not received. He cited the fact that the "laboring men" receive regular pay while the troops have not been paid in four months, which he believed was disheartening.
September 7, 1799 Methods of Payment John Steele Caleb Swan Discussed methods of payment made to troops, reaffirms current orders.
June 15, 1792 Supply of Troops Isaac Craig Henry Knox Describes obtaining supplies for troops, shortages, and payment. Craig thinks that the payment offered by O'Hara for his position is too low.
November 4, 1796 Payment of Troops Isaac Craig William Simmons Notification that draft will be made on Secretary of War to pay the troops at the upper posts of the Ohio river and the troops that descended the Ohio as guards for Mr. Ellicott. Noted Palhemus and Lukens would settle accounts with Simmons.
November 23, 1798 Notification of Payment by Treasurer Received John Habersham William Simmons Habersham has received from the Treasurer the $8,175 for pay of the troops, per Simmons' letter of November 1.
September 10, 1799 Certification of payment; Francis Mentges, Inspector of the Troops and Garrisons William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $230.61 to Francis Mentges, Inspector of the Troops and Garrisons, expenses while going to muster troops at Reading Pennsylvania and inspect barracks at Carlisle and back to Philadelphia.
September 9, 1799 I do not feel myself at liberty to proceed... Caleb Swan Alexander Hamilton Swan is hesitant to proceed with the payment of the troops under the current system and awaits Hamilton's directions regarding how to proceed.
October 4, 1799 Requests Payment for William Moffet to Pay Troops under Colonel Butler David Henley James McHenry Requests payment for William Moffet to pay regular troops under Colonel Butler in Tennessee.
June 14, 1799 Certification of payment; Francis Mentges, Inspector of Troops and Garrisons William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $196.46 to Francis Mentges, Inspector of Troops and Garrisons for travel to Reading, Pennsylvania to muster the troops, and for returning to Philadelphia.
February 27, 1800 Requests Payment for Black & Williams to Pay Troops under Col. Butler David Henley James McHenry Requests payment for Black & Williams to pay the regular troops under Lt. Col. Butler.
July 17, 1798 Regarding Errors on Vouchers for Pay of Troops John Habersham William Simmons Habersham explains in part the reasons for the errors on the pay vouchers. Habersham had remitted payment to McCall in October 1797 and charged the same to Major Freeman. Freeman is in Savannah and McCall is expected shortly; they will also submit explanations.
September 28, 1799 Requests Payment for Thomas Butler to Pay Troops David Henley James McHenry Requests payment for Thomas Butler for payment of troops in Tennessee under Colonel Butler.