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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 17, 1790 Commutation of Pay to Hospital Mates Joseph Howell Henry Knox The Commissioner of Army Accounts writes War Secretary Henry Knox regarding commutation of pay to hospital mates.
April 1, 1799 Concerning a new law on surgeon's mates James McHenry Jonathan Brace Writes Congressman Brace that a change in the law reducing the number of surgeon's mates to two per regiment has prevented him from appointing a particular doctor.
[not available] Monthly pay for men on United States frigates War Department [not available] Monthly pay of petty officers, Seamen, ordinary seamen and marines on board frigates of United States.
1792 Regulations for Receiving, Distributing, and Accounting for Public Property James Wilkinson [not available] Discusses regulations concerning the delivery of public stores to the U.S. army on the Ohio, with instructions to each department (Ordinance, Quartermaster, Hospital, Clothing, and Indian). Also details duties of Quartermaster General, the Conductor of Military Stores at Headquarters, the Hospital Storekeepers, and their deputies, along with the surgeons and surgeons' mates. Orders strict...
July 1, 1799 Approval of List of Officer Appointments, with Authority to Replace Those Who Decline Appointment John Adams James McHenry Approves of McHenry's list of officer appointments for the 8th and 9th Regiments, and authorizes McHenry to appoint replacements for any men who refuse appointments as surgeon's mates.
March 29, 1790 Knox proposes ideas for legislation regarding medical support to the troops Henry Knox [not available] Document, Act relative to troops.
June 24, 1799 Request for Choosing Regimental Medical Personnel from List of Applicants James McHenry Nathan Rice Sends to two regimental officers a list of applicants for surgeons and surgeons mates from the state of Massachusetts, asking them to choose one surgeon and two surgeon's mates from the lot, that their appointments may be sent to President Adams for approval. The appended document lists applicants by name, place of abode, grade applied for, and the name of the person who recommended them.
June 25, 1799 Forwarding of List of Officer Appointments, With Attention to Those Being Offered Lower Ranks Than Applied For James McHenry John Adams Forwards a list of recommended officers for the army, for Adams' approval. Asks for the authority to make provisional appointments, considering that McHenry has selected men as surgeon's mates for the 8th and 9th Regiments who had desired higher ranks, and may not accept appointment as surgeon's mates.
July 31, 1799 Regimental surgeons and chaplains James McHenry [not available] Encloses a copy of correspondence between himself and Major General Pinckney, along with a letter to Colonels Rice and Hunnewell on candidates for regimental surgeons and surgeons' mates. States the current numbers of troops on the frontier are not sufficient. Also mentions potential religious instruction for the troops.
August 6, 1799 Denial of Cannon Loan to Militia; Medical Appointments for 14th and 15th Regiments James McHenry John Adams Explains reasons for denying the loan of army cannons to the Northampton, Massachusetts militia, because of the need to keep army materiel in the best condition possible. Also encloses appointments for surgeons and surgeon's mates in the fourteenth and fifteenth Regiments [included].
October 30, 1790 Estimate of Expenditures for Construction of Frigates of Various Tonnage John Foster Williams Henry Knox Knox solicits an expert to provide one of many estimates for the cost of constructing frigates of various tonnage for Navy. Foster notes that Knox may be a better judge of the cost of the guns and the warlike stores. Recommends that timber be cut in the fall of the year of construction.
October 15, 1798 Size of Military to be Raised George Washington James McHenry Detailed description of military forces to be raised. Amount of troops from each state relative to population.
August 12, 1799 Regarding Medical Appointments, & Lack of System in Evaluating Medical Staff John Adams James McHenry Adams approves the medical staff appointments made by Colonels Hunnewell and Rice, but believes one doctor to merit a surgeon's mate appointment, rather than one as surgeon. Expresses desire for a system to evaluate medical personnel on competency and experience.
December 11, 1799 Returns of Quartermaster Stores for November 1799 David Henley James McHenry Encloses returns for Quartermaster's Department for November.
March 10, 1797 Regarding Safe Arrival of Quartermaster, & Post as Quartermaster General John Wilkins, Jr. James McHenry Informs McHenry of the safe arrival of a quartermaster officer at one of the frontier forts. Appears to discuss Wilkins' continuing post as Quartermaster General.
July 24, 1799 Quartermaster Report David Henley Samuel Hodgdon Forwards quarterly returns of quartermaster stores.
May 31, 1799 Sundry Personnel and Supply Matters Alexander Hamilton Nathan Rice Hamilton discusses sundry personnel and supply matters that are of concern to Colonel Rice.
May 31, 1793 Expresses Concern about Unpaid Drafts from the Quartermaster General Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Assurance that the Quartermaster General and the Quartermaster Department will be fully supplied with money does little to settle his concerns. The Quartermaster General frequently calls on him for money he cannot pay. Lists different drafts with different men; requests the Quartermaster General to pay them. Reports that Captain Prior is waiting for the arrival of his baggage. Mrs. Craig sends...
November 3, 1793 Sums Charged to the Quartermaster General Major John Belli Samuel Hodgdon By order of the Quartermaster General, Bellie has drawn sums for individuals who have rendered services to the public which sums, after payment, will be charged to the Quartermaster General.
July 31, 1799 Discussion of Appointment of Officers, Medical Staff, & Chaplains; Disposition of Old and New Regiments James McHenry John Adams Forwards letters concerning General Pinckney, as well as the issue of appointing surgeon's mates for Hunnewell and Rice's regiment. Advises against recourse to the "act to regulate the medical establishment," saying that regimental medical staff should be sufficient for the near future. Notes that the current allotment of chaplains is one per every four regiments, but that the disparate nature...
January 1, 1799 $800 for the Use of the Quartermaster's Department Matthew Ernest Samuel Hodgdon There is an order on Hodgdon for $800 in favor of Captain Benjamin Huntington for the use of the Quartermaster's department.
May 2, 1799 Want of a Quartermaster, Etc. John Jacob Rivardi Samuel Hodgdon Rivardi laments the lack of a quartermaster at Niagara and warns that hishealth is such that he fears that he will not be able to transact the business of a quartermaster as well as he might wish and as the exigencies of Oswego require.
January 1, 1799 $1000 for the Quartermaster's Department Matthew Ernest Samuel Hodgdon There is an order on Hodgdon for one thousand dollars in favor of Captain Robert Innis for the use of the Quartermaster's department.
April 10, 1799 Reports Transition of Orders to Quartermaster General Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Reports present and future orders to the Quartermaster General, who will provide transportation of articles and to whom to charge items. Requests inclusion of Quartermaster General in invoices.
May 29, 1797 Submission of Projected Quartermaster Department Costs in Coming Months John Wilkins, Jr. James McHenry Submits enclosed estimate of [apparently] all [projected?] costs of the Army Quartermaster Department for June-August 1797.