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1799 [Recruiting Instructions] War Department [not available] Template of recruiting instructions, with no specifics filled in. Outlines general rules of conduct of recruiting officers.
May 11, 1799 Transmit New Recruiting Instructions James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry suggests that the new recruiting instructions should be forwarded to the officers who are enlisting men for the Regiment of Artillery and the four old Regiments of Infantry and to the Contractors who may be affected by the changes.
May 22, 1799 RE Arny Recruiting Alexander Hamilton Daniel Bradley Routine instructions and correspondence concerning Army recruiting.
March 18, 1799 Alterations & Additions to the Recruiting Instructions James McHenry Alexander Hamilton "I have received your letter of the 15 instant with alterations and additions proposed to be made into the recruiting instructions. These have been considered, generally adopted, and with some futher alterations will be put into the hands of a printer today and a sufficient number of copies sent you as soon as they shall be printed."
May 11, 1799 Transmitting New Recruiting Instructions, Etc. James McHenry Alexander Hamilton The new recruiting instructions should be transmitted as early as possible to the officers who are enlisting men for the regiments of Artillery and the four old regiments of Infantry. Contractors should also be notified of the law altering the ration.
September 19, 1799 Recruiting Mulattoes as Servants, Etc. William C. Bentley Alexander Hamilton Bentley suggests that even though the recruiting instructions prohibit the recruiting of mullatoes, they should be allowed to be enlisted as officers' servants. They are better suited to menial service than are white natives. He wants to know whether officers commanding a recruiting station are entitled to double rations.
March 12, 1794 Circular Letters to Recruiting Officers Joseph Howell Garret Voorhis Since Captain Sedam has not furnished copies of Howell's recruiting instructions, Howell encloses them along with a form of recruiting account and Voorhis' muster rolls, which should be qualified agreeably to the instructions.
May 24, 1799 RE Army Recruiting Richard Hunewell Alexander Hamilton Routine instructions and correspondence concerning Army recruiting.
April 16, 1799 RE Army Recruiting Aaron Ogden Alexander Hamilton Routine instructions and correspondence concerning Army recruiting.
May 31, 1799 RE Army Recruiting Edward Carrington Alexander Hamilton Routine instructions and correspondence concerning Army recruiting.
January 23, 1794 Instructions Governing Recruiting Accounts Joseph Howell Alexander Thompson Howell encloses a form for a recruiting account which governs the pay of bounty to recruits and provides instructions for same.
April 16, 1800 Instructions and Correspondence Concerning Army Recruiting William Willcocks Alexander Hamilton Routine instructions and correspondence concerning Army recruiting.
June 24, 1799 I could have enlisted many more men... Callender Irvine Alexander Hamilton "I have received your letter of the 6th instant covering a new set of Recruiting Instructions...I repeatedly reported to the Secretary of War last fall that I could have enlisted many more men, indeed treble the number, if furnished with money and advice for that purpose. I never was informed what the establishment was, or is, to be nor how many men I should enlist."
September 12, 1799 RE Army Recruiting James Read Alexander Hamilton Routine instructions and correspondence concerning Army recruiting.
July 5, 1794 Enclosed Muster and Recruiting Account, Completed Per Instructions James Richmond Joseph Howell Notification Richmond enclosed muster and recruiting accounts and list of bounty paid, along with vouchers paid to Richmond. Attempted to adhere to instructions regarding proper form, requested he be notified if there were any errors on the accounts.
January 31, 1799 Army Recruiting Alexander Hamilton James Cochran Routine instructions and correspondence concerning army recruiting.
April 8, 1799 Music is Conducive to Recruiting, Etc. Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton believes that the four months' pay should be advanced to the officers and that drums and fifes should accompany the clothing since music aids recruitment. He needs additional copies of the recruiting instructions since he will supply each regiment with twenty copies.
April 3, 1799 Army Recruiting and Paymasters Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Discusses Army recruiting and the nomination of paymasters
September 9, 1799 Use of the Money Intended for the Recruiting Service, Etc. Alexander Hamilton Nathan Rice After discussing the status of Mr. Roulstone and the recommendation of Mr. Boyle, Hamilton reviews the instructions regarding the use of money intended for the recruitng service. During the winter he intends to review a system of tactics and discipline and attend to the formation of a regiment.
June 1, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Peter A. Dransy Simmons informs Dransy to expect payment from Nicholas Fish. Simmons also refers to new recruiting instructions issued by Major General Alexander Hamilton.
May 17, 1799 RE Army Recruiting William C. Bentley Alexander Hamilton Routine instructions and correspondence concerning Army recruiting.
June 22, 1799 RE Army Recruiting Alexander Hamilton Thomas Butler Routine instructions and correspondence concerning Army recruiting.
May 26, 1799 RE Army Recruiting Alexander Hamilton Thomas Parker Routine instructions and correspondence concerning Army recruiting.
September 25, 1799 RE Army Recruiting Alexander Hamilton Elijah Paine Routine instructions and correspondence concerning Army recruiting
May 29, 1799 RE Army Recruiting Alexander Hamilton Timothy Taylor Routine instructions and correspondence concerning Army recruiting.