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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
October 25, 1786 Return of Recruited Soldiers John Pierce Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Agreeable to Wolcott's request, Pierce encloses a return of the names of the men recruited by Capt. Samuel Granger and his officers, specifying the date enlisted.
April 12, 1790 Captain Burbeck, Captain Savage, and Captain Smith have all Recruited their Number Henry Knox Josiah Harmar From Lieutenant Frothingham, Harmar reports that Captain Burbeck, Captain Savage, and Captain Smith have all recruited their number and are bound to sail for Georgia to protect its frontiers.
March 16, 1792 Certificate of William Nichols stating that the greater part of Captain Eichelberger's Company was recruited by Wm. Charles Croxell William Nichols Richard Harrison Certificate of William Nichols stating that the greater part of Captain Eichelberger's Company in Colonel Hartley's Regiment was recruited by Mr. Charles Croxell
March 7, 1791 Status of Recruits Henry Knox Governor Josiah Bartlett Recruits to be sent to Fort Pitt.
June 29, 1792 Troops are Marched as Fast as They are Recruited Henry Knox Anthony Wayne In order to alleviate Wayne anxiety, Knox reports on the recruitment and transportation of men and supplies to support Wayne's expedtion against the western Indians.
April 28, 1796 Account and credit for recruiting Henry Bowyer William Simmons Requests a statement of his account as a Captain of Cavalry in the Army; desires to know how he can receive credit for payments he made to the soldiers he recruited
June 29, 1792 Troops, Recruits, and Stores to Pittsburgh Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Knox assures Wayne that his troops, recruits, and stores are moving with dispatch toward Pittsburgh and discusses the movement of specific units. Although the President wants the troops trained at Pittsburgh, it is left up to Wayne as to whether that is the appropriate location.
October 8, 1795 No Money for the Recruiting Service Horatio R. Dayton William Simmons Dayton's account of his rations while at Elizabeth Town and West Point are enclosed together with the Contractor's certificates. Following Major Tousard's orders, he has recruited four or five men despite the lack of recruiting money. He advanced them their bounty with the expectation that money would be sent but so far that has not occurred.
January 7, 1800 Lists Bounties for Troops James McHenry John Rutledge Notification that each private received twelve dollars for bounty. The recruiting officer received two dollars for each man he recruited.
April 16, 1793 Pay of Francisco Florida Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Howell intends to allow the pay of Francisco Florida to extend to the time of the surrender of Cornwallis. By his own admission, Florida was not in active service after that time.
November 6, 1799 Want of Camp Equipage Phillip Charles Blake Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is asked to provide as quickly as possible camp equipage for two companies of infantry to be recruited for the 1st Regiment. General Hamilton informed Blake at Trenton that an order for them should be issued immediately. Major Cass wants everything in order for the mission. They are particularly in need of camp kettles but napsacks were drawn for Captain Samuel White which he does not...
May 27, 1800 Recruits for the Marine Corps William Burrows Alexander Hamilton Burroughs requests that 100 of the men being discharged from the Army at the Camp at Scotch Plains be recruited for the Marine Corps by M. Reynolds.
September 12, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John King Simmons explains why he rejected a claim made by King for reimbursement of monies expended for the transportation of provisions.
January 24, 1786 Claim for monies spent recruiting John Pierce Major Roskrans Discusses Roskrans' claim against the United States for certain monies paid out during recruiting service in the Revolutionary War
1791 Discussion of Debts and Imprisonment of Recruits Bezaleel Howe Henry Knox Questions the practicality of the law regarding small debts of men recruited for military service.
June 28, 1792 Settlement of Accounts Isaac Craig Henry Knox Preparing abstract to settle accounts, will work with Hodgdon to satisfy all debt.
June 30, 1799 Many of whom are almost naked... Thomas Parker Alexander Hamilton Parker complains that he has not received nearly the amount of clothing needed to clothe his recruits. He worries that this neglect will have a damaging effect on the men already recruited and that it may bring the recruiting service to a complete halt.
July 20, 1798 Payment of Recruits John Henry Samuel Hodgdon Henry expressed disbelief that the two men he recruited in Philadelphia would recruits so many men. In hindsight he said he would have paid for their transportation to New York. Now offers to pay Hodgdon.
March 25, 1799 Embryo of An Army George Washington Alexander Hamilton Delay in recruiting men directly after the passage of an act that augmented the army led to difficulty recruiting good men. Washington expresses skepticism as to whether a real army will ever come into being.
May 7, 1792 Recruiting Instructions for Captain Jedediah Rodgers Henry Knox [not available] Recruiting Instructions for Captain Jedediah Rodgers, appointed to command a troop of light dragoons in service of United States. Principal rendezvous point at West Point New York.
November 6, 1792 Statement of the Troops in the Service of the United States. Henry Knox [not available] This is an accounting of the sundry troops in the service of the United States including the number of troops recruited from each state, those dead, deserted, and discharged, those in service, et al.
December 8, 1791 Account of Staats Morris Joseph Howell Staats Morris According to Howell's books, Morris owes a balance $87.46 to the United States. Morris is asked to state his recruiting charges to the US with such sums that have been paid for bounty with the premium of two dollars for each man recruited. If the amount of the recruiting account exceeds the balance of the enclosed account, Morris is authorized to draw a bill on that sum for the amount due him.
March 16, 1792 Charles Croxall complaint about discrepancies in recruiting and credits given to Captain Eichelberger Charles Croxall Joseph Howell William Charles Croxell noted that after seeing the accounts of Captain Barnett Eichelberger, he was surprised to find a credit in Eichelberger's account that should have been given to himself, Croxell. Croxell expressed surprise at the conduct of Captain Eichelberger, noting that the greater part of the company in Colonel Hartley's Regiment was his. In a separate letter, dated 16 March 1792,...
July 18, 1796 Recruiting Instructions for Captain William Preston of the 4th Sub Legion at Lynchburg Virginia James McHenry William Preston Preston is to commence recruiting at Lynchburg, Virginia. Contractor will be appointed to provide assistance. Discusses the standards for recruiting; the matter of integrity and candor; time of service; pay; ethics; physical standards. Recruits must be informed of articles of war. Includes the oath of allegiance. No negro, mulatto, or indian is to be recruited. Must have been in country five...
September 29, 1785 Request for Rations Henry Knox Clement Biddle Henry Knox, Secretary at War, contracts with Clement Biddle to furnish rations for the new companies of troops to be recruited out of Philadelphia. Knox sets the price in Pennsylvania currency and provides an itemized list of the expected ration.