Viewing 1–25 of 498 documents: "prisoners commencing 1st May and ending Oct. 1, 1776"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
December 6, 1776 Request for pay for Captain James Wilson Joseph Howell General William Irvine The author examines the request for pay for Captain James Wilson and, after a thorough examination of the records, finds the request unwarranted. Indeed, Wilson may have been given more pay than was due him.
June 13, 1794 Provisions Return for Eleven men for port, Pays on Extra duty in the laboratory commencing June 13th & Ending 16th.94 [?]. John Mills [not available] Receipt of muster, ration, and pay.
August 24, 1792 Claims of two soldiers imprisoned at Quebec 1776 Mr. Randolph Joseph Howell Mr. Randolph asks the Paymaster General about the claims of two particular soldiers who were taken prisoner at Quebec in 1776.
November 14, 1798 Extracts from contract of James O’Hara commencing 1 October 1798 and ending 30 September 1799 [not available] [not available] Contract of James O'Hara for the supply of rations.
June 26, 1786 Report on the Service of Captain Stevens Joseph Howell Charles Thomson Report on the service of Captain John Stevens, formerly of the Connecticut regiment and prisoner of the British during the Revolutionary War.
December 17, 1794 Accounts Current for Incidental and Contingent Expenses John Habersham Joseph Howell "I hearby enclose my accounts current with the United States for the incidental and contingent expenses of the Department of War in the State of Georgia commencing the 1st of April and ending the 31st day of December 1793, balance in my favor being one thousand nine hundred and seven dollars 76/100 with the several vouchers in support of same."
January 15, 1786 Account of Col. Livingston Office of Army Accounts, Paymaster General, Pay Office (1783-1792) Unknown Recipient Account of Colonel James Livingston with the United States for expenses in the Revolutionary War
September 25, 1800 Regarding French Prisoners Held at New York John Jay Samuel Dexter Letter, discusses French prisoners in New York City jail and their proper treatment.
January 18, 1791 Account of Abner Prior for 1788-1790. John Francis Hamtramck Abner Prior Certification that for his services as Assistant Quartermaster at the garrison at Fort Knox for twenty three months and for the forage of one horse for the same period, Abner Prior is due $368. Neither General Harmar or General Knox will have anything to do with this account although Gen. Harmar referred it to Gen. Knox.
November 1, 1785 Pay Abstract for Artillery War Department [not available] Pay abstract of the Corps of Artillery commanded by Capt. Lt. William Johnston, commencing the first of June, ending the first of November, 1785.
June 19, 1787 Request for copy of pay roll for Captain Jonathan Thatcher Oliver Wolcott, Jr. John Pierce Requests pay roll for Captain Jonathan Thatcher of Colonel Swifts's Regiment, in the Northern Army, year 1776.
January 2, 1786 Treasury and Pay Office Affairs Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell The author apologizes for having allowed the recipient's letter of November 11 to be temporarily lost in the mass of paper in his office. Regarding the depreciation of the pay of officers who were prisoners it generally commenced from September 1, 1777 although there are exceptions. These amounts are available at the Treasury so the recipient might check their accounts to confirm the amounts paid...
April 19, 1786 Account settlement John Pierce Captain Laurent Olivie Discusses the settlement of Olivie's account for his service in the Revolutionary War
November 13, 1789 Paying troops held as prisoners-of-war Peter Curtenius John Pierce Requests information concerning the pay of New York troops who were held as prisoners during the Revolutionary War. The state of New York intends to deduct from the pay of the officers the amounts advanced to them while they were prisoners.
November 26, 1798 Request for more men to augment Marines guarding French prisoners Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Writing from the Navy Department, Benjamin Stoddert informs McHenry that he intends to move 148 French prisoners from New Castle to Lancaster. He asks for more men to augment the 18 Marines as they transfer the prisoners. Asks for an officer and 20 men.
September 18, 1799 Requests Immediate Attention to French Prisoners in Baltimore James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Encloses copy of a letter from the Secretary of the Navy regarding the French prisoners who arrived in Baltimore aboard the Monteguinai. Requests immediate attention.
May 5, 1785 Officers who have been prisoners John White Joseph Howell Regarding officers who have been prisoners, Colonel Ramsey seems to have been charged twice at the same date. Furnishes extract.
September 18, 1799 Requests Guard for French Prisoners to Frederick Town Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Announces arrival of Montezuma in Baltimore with 50 French prisoners. Requests guard to accompany prisoners to Frederick Town, Maryland and possibly, if General Bailey deems necessary, to remain there with them.
April 11, 1799 Forwarding Correspondence Concerning Attorney General & Prisoners James McHenry John Adams Forwards correspondence, some concerning the Attorney General and some concerning prisoners currently held by the military units under General MacPherson.
June 12, 1785 Provisions for prisoners Joseph Carleton Nicholas Fish Prisoners expected at Fort Stanwix; provisions for them are somewhere between Albany and the fort. Asks that Fish take measure to distribute provisions as they come in.
March 21, 1795 Exchange of Prisoners for Farmland Anthony Wayne Sachems, Chiefs, & Warriors of the Wyandots, Delawares, Ottawas, Chippewas, Pottawatomies, Shawnees, & Miamis Since the Indians have agreed to surrender all their prisoners, Wayne agrees to allow the Delaware Nation to continue to farm the same ground they once occupied.
June 1, 1792 Account of Archibald Stewart Accountants Office, War Department Richard Harrison Certification of pay and service of Archibald Stewart, late of the 3rd Pennsylvania Regiment.
November 11, 1785 Regarding the settling of accounts of officers who were prisoners Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson Regarding the settling of accounts of officers who were prisoners: discusses a principle of allowing depreciation of pay.
June 12, 1785 Provisions for Prisoners at Fort Stanwix Joseph Carleton Nicholas Fish Carleton has been informed by Major North that forty or fifty prisoners are daily expected to arrive at Fort Stanwix. The provisions for the prisoners, drawn by Captain Lane, are still on the road from Albany. Fish, who is apparently on that road, is to appoint someone to take charge of the provisions and ensure they reach the fort. These are the only supply for the prisoners. Carleton suggests...
April 12, 1790 Lt Moore requests to have his subsistence monies paid to Knox William Moore Joseph Howell Pay Order, directs payment for subsistence.