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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
December 4, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Edward Carrington Simmons informs Carrington that the accounts he previously submitted are being examined by physicians.
January 31, 1801 Certification of payment; Doctor Gillaspy and Doctor Strong for reporting and examining accounts of physicians who were employed in the service of the United States William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $48 to Doctor Gillaspy and Doctor Strong for reporting and examining accounts of physicians who were employed in the service of the United States
June 7, 1800 Certification of payment; James Boyd, Physicians for medicine and attendance furnished Charles Miller, in Captain Ashman’s Company, 10th US Regiment William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $13 to Lieutenant James Boyd, Physicians for medicine and attendance furnished Charles Miller, in Captain Ashman’s Company, 10th US Regiment
May 26, 1796 Congressional Resolve & Instructions for Physical Examinations of Invalid's Pension Claimants from Massachusetts James McHenry John Lowell Forwards a Congressional resolution to send to district judges the cases of men who have applied for invalid's pensions but not been adequately examined by physicians. Thus also sends the list of men applying for pensions from Massachusetts, instructing Lowell to direct the re-examinations.
December 9, 1785 Report on Operations at West Point, & Precarious Medical Situation There William Price Henry Knox Discusses clothing, the temporary loss of a Connecticut sergeant who was recalled to that state to help with recruiting, and the sending of wagon covers. Informs Knox that he has summoned all available physicians to tend to the sick at West Point.
May 15, 1797 Certification of the Discharge of Serjeant Thomas Fream James McHenry [not available] Certification of the discharge of Thomas Fream, Serjeant in Captain Spahm's Company of the 3rd sub Legion of United States as confirmed by C. Brown, John W. Scott, and R. Allison. Fream discharged due to wound inflicted during combat. Wound prohibits Fream from earning subsistence and therefore the aforementioned men deem a pension of three fifths the maximum allowance for disability. Fream...
August 31, 1793 Regarding Whether Shipped Clothing is Infected with Yellow Fever Henry Knox Isaac Craig Knox provides physician opinion upon the probability of Yellow Fever being contained in the clothing: which states that one should unpack the clothing, expose them to air and then smoke them for twenty four hours.
August 30, 1793 Military Clothing Possibly Infected with Yellow Fever Henry Knox Isaac Craig Reports that a infectious fever rages in Philadelphia. Took its rise not far from ordnance store on Water Street in which the clothing for the troops was deposited and packed up for transportation. Expresses concern that the clothing may be infected. Has written to some physicians to request that they devise a means to dispossess the clothing of the contagious matter.
March 13, 1794 Petition of Thomas Holton Henry Knox Senate of the United States Knox addresses the United States Senate regarding the petitions of Lieutenant Jonathan Holton, wounded at Barrington in 1777 and placed on the New Hampshire pension list. Knox concludes that, though the wound may not be extremely injurioius, to withdraw the pension assigned Holton by the State of New Hampshire would signal a parsimony unfavorable to the national reputation.
January 4, 1796 Copies of Letter from the Judge of the District Court of Virginia to the Secretary of War Cyrus Griffin Timothy Pickering Griffin encloses three cases of soldiers seeking pensions for injuries sustained during service. The first is that of Ulisses Rogers, whose thigh was broken. Griffin sends the best papers he could find in support of the claim, following the points set forth in the Act of Congress. Rogers had not previously applied because he lives in an isolated area and had not heard about the pension law. He is...
August 14, 1800 Medicine, Medical Supplies to Detachment at Winchester, Virginia Doctor Charles Brown Samuel Hodgdon Letter, discusses medicine and medical supplies. Sent an assortment of medicine to Major Cass detachment at Winchester Virginia. The apothecary will not like methods of making returns. Will need more medicine before winter. House is partly finished and wishes to see Hodgdon at Harpers Ferry.
January 18, 1797 List of Invalid Pensioners and Compensation Amount James McHenry [not available] List of names, rank, state, and amount of compensation pensioners should receive.
June 5, 1800 Exract: Surgeons at Niagara Alexander Hamilton Benjamin Stoddert Extracts from a letter from Hamilton to the Secretary of War regarding the surgeons at the garrison of Niagara.
[not available] Claim of Corporal Samuel Hull [not available] [not available] Regarding claim of wounded Corporal Samuel Hull.
May 1, 1800 Genuine & Unadulterated Drugs Imported from Europe, Etc. Frederick Dalcho Samuel Hodgdon Dalcho discusses the acquisition of drugs and medicines for the Army.
January 17, 1797 Enclosed List of Invalid Pensioners James McHenry John Adams Cover letter enclosing list of Invalid Pensioners who were reexamined by doctors and the amount of pension they would receive.
July 5, 1799 Reports Deaths, Presumably Not from Yellow Fever Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Refers to letter from Capt. Irish. Reports that Col. Stevens is not allowed to retire and that negotiations are being made for his salary. Refers to bill for Capt. Lyman and 2 or 3 recent deaths, causing some alarm, although it probably wasn't yellow fever.
February 24, 1800 Accounts for Medicine Administered William Simmons Doctor George French Accounts for medicine and attendance to troops at Fredericksburg, VA received from Mr. Heiskell. Examined by two disinterested physicians and deductions were taken. Remaining sum paid to Dr. French by Edward Carrington.
July 25, 1792 Certificate of Disability incurred during St. Clair expedition Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Certificate of disability of Isaiah McCarty; alludes to St. Clair's campaign; discusses Invalid pension. He lost the use of his left hand and arm as a soldier of Captain Smith's company of the second regiment of levies on the late expedition against the indians under the command of Major General St. Clair. He is entitled during his disability to an allowance of five dollars per month. He is to...
November 14, 1799 Accounts of Messrs. Parrish and Murdoch William Simmons [not available] Simmons explains to Messrs Parrish and Murdock the adjustments made to their accounts.
December 27, 1800 Capt. Irvine in Charleston to recover from illness General William Irvine William Simmons General William Irvine answers a letter from William Simmons addressed to his son, Captain Irvine. Cannot offer any reasons why he has not furnished Simmons according to promise. Mentions that physicians have judged that Capt. Irvine needs to pass two or three months in the winter in a southern climate, and so he has gone off to Charleston, South Carolina. He will return to his company at Fort...
February 8, 1797 List of Invalid Pension Applicants from New Jersey Unknown Author [not available] List of iInvalid pension applicants, belonging to the State of New Jersey, who have been re-examined by Physicans, by direction of the district Judge agreeably to the Resolve of Congress of the 18th of April 1796. Includes the name, rank, and disability pay awarded to New Jersey invalids seeking compensation.
December 22, 1800 Letter Citation William Irvine William Simmons Cited in Simmons to House, 01/06/1801. Due to illness, General Irvine's son has retreated to a warmer climate in Charleston until Spring. In the meantime, the barracks occupied by his Company has been judged unfit for human habitation and subsequently repaired under the direction of Mr. Wolstencraft. General Irvine wants to be assured that his son's account accurately reflects the fact that he...
February 20, 1797 List of Invalid Pension Applicants from Connecticut Unknown Author [not available] List of invalid pension applicants, whose names were transmitted to the Judge of the district of Connecticut, and who have been re-examined by physicans, agreeably to a Resolve of Congress of the 18th of April 1796. Lists the name, rank, and disability pay for invalids in Connecticut.
May 8, 1788 Leave of absence due to illness John Pierce Cyrus Griffin The Commissioner of Army Accounts informs the President of Congress that he will be taking a leave of absence for a few months on request of his physician.