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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 16, 1800 Stoppage of Pension James McHenry Matthew Clarkson Erroneous payment of pension to James Dole discussed. Dates of resumption of pension listed.
April 18, 1800 Stop Payment of Pension James McHenry Matthew Clarkson Notification that the pension payments to James Dole were stopped due to erroneous payments. Described the amount of pension actually due Dole.
August 30, 1799 Overpayment of Elisha Reed's Pension James McHenry Thomas Perkins Since it appears that Elisha Reed's pension exceeds what he is due, Perkins is directed to stop payment on his pension for the period from March through September 1799. This will cover most of what he has been overpaid.
August 9, 1793 Invalids and the Pension List Edmund Randolph Henry Knox The Attorney General is trying to work with the Secretary of War to deal with the issue of invalids and the Pension List. Suggests writing a letter to some of the invalids to make them aware of the present situation.
June 26, 1794 Deliberates Pension of Mr. Hatton; Does Not Authorize Payment Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Henry Knox Wolcott discusses the case of Lt. William Hatton and his claim that he warrants a pension. He finds that under current law Hatton is not eligible to be placed on the pension list,.
March 21, 1786 Sergeant Pollard's pension Joseph Howell Captain Jonas Symonds Discusses the pension application of a Sergeant Pollard.
February 7, 1793 Letter to William Shippen and James Hutchinson requesting examination of pension applicant John Stagg Doctor William Shippen Letter; asks that doctors examine a pension applicant John Blackburn, and certify the nature of his disability.
July 21, 1796 Samuel Hull's pension claim Peter Hagner Jonathan Dayton Discusses the service record of Revolutionary War soldier Samuel Hull in regards to the rejection of Hull's pension claim and his claim for pay.
October 22, 1788 Regarding a pension for Edward Whelan Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell Whelan could not expect a pension were he to apply. The Act of Congress requires residence in the state from which it is drawn.
July 17, 1799 Pension Payment William Burton Benjamin Mifflin Regarding payment of pension.
February 1, 1794 Invalid Pension List Henry Knox William Tinley Secretary Knox encloses the Invalid Pension list.
March 5, 1791 Request for Instruction on Issuing Pension Unknown Author Henry Knox Situation regarding payment of W. Warren and John Lucas, request for opinion on payment of pension.
January 22, 1801 Dicussing with Congressman Nicholas the Possibility of a Pension for Mr. Hendrick William Simmons John Nicholas Simmons writes Congressman Nicholas about the claim of Benjamin Hendrick for a pension. Simmons feels that this subject is a matter for the Secretary of War, but notes that he does not deem himself knowledgeable enough to determine whether the Secretary of War will place Hendrick on the pension list under the circumstances explained to Simmons by Nicholas. Simmons suggests that a special...
March 17, 1790 Replacement of Invalids to Pension List Henry Knox Benjamin Lincoln President authorized the return of invalids to pension list after being struck due to refusal of service at Castle or through the governor's proceedings at council.
May 29, 1790 Proof of Identification to Receive Pension Henry Knox Benjamin Lincoln Knox mentioned case of Susanna Britt, ruled on approved forms of identification to receive pension.
July 10, 1794 [CIRCULAR] Pensioners and Invalids Alexander Hamilton William Gardner Secretary of War notified Hamilton that more pensioners were to be added to pension list. Hamilton notified Gardner that Gen. Knox will write Gardner with instruction on what to do with the names of invalids in New Hampshire. Hamilton also requested that Gardner pay the pensions of invalid from the money sent to Gardner for this purpose.
August 8, 1799 Refers to Injury and Pension of Pat Fouber Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Reports that rearer Pat Fouber received half his pension prior to enlisting with the Marines aboard the frigate United States after breaking his arm on board and before being put on the pension list.
June 23, 1786 Pension of the Invalids John Pierce Auditor Letter to the auditors appointed to settle the pensions of the Invalids of the United States. Pierce is writing in light of Congress placing the whole of the Invalids entitled to a pension on the same footing.
October 20, 1788 Regarding a pension for Edward Whelan Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson Regarding a pension for Edward Whelan. He was a Sergeant in Colonel John Patton's Regiment and is afflicted with sickness. He is recommended for compensation for his loss of health during service for his country.
July 14, 1788 Certification of pension J. Duncan Jonathan Nicholson Certification of Robert Frazier's entitlement to a pension of five dollars per month
October 31, 1788 Pension for Prince Negroe Captain Moses Cleaveland Joseph Howell Prince Negroe enlisted into the Continental Service in 1777, belonging to the Second Connecticut Regiment. He lost an eye and was rendered infirm. Asks that he be given a pension.
May 23, 1791 Pension Due Annanias Tubbs Henry Knox R.J. Vandenbrock It appears from the returns of invalid pensioners living in New Hampshire, that Annanias Tubbs, late a private in the service of the United States, is entitled to a pension arrearage of $28.75.
May 23, 1791 Pension Due Thomas Green Henry Knox R.J. Vandenbrock It appears from the returns of invalid pensioners living in New Hampshire that Thomas Green, late a private in the service of the United States, is entitled to an arrearage of pension.
October 19, 1789 Exact List of Invalids Henry Knox Thomas Mifflin Request for exact list of military invalids that received or are due a pension. States. Additional list of widows and orphans who have received pay.
July 19, 1796 Regarding Claim of Samuel Hull for Pension Jonathan Dayton William Simmons Forwards a letter regarding the claim of Samuel Hull, former soldier, whose application for a pension has apparently been suspended. Dayton asks to be informed what is needed to complete the application to make it valid.