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April 2, 1796 Pay of Army Recruits at West Point William Simmons Donald G. Mitchell Pay of Mitchell's enlistments and the "recruiting accounts" Simmons needs before he can pay the recruits at West Point. Also mentions receipts for bounties paid to recruits.
January 22, 1794 Pay for West Point Recruits Joseph Howell Bezaleel Howe Howell is transmitting, via Nicholas Fish, the sum of $232.80, being for two month's pay of Howe and the recruits at West Point.
March 23, 1797 Clothing for Recruits James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver uniforms to George Fleming for recruits at West Point.
August 1, 1795 Pay of the Recruits of the 2nd Sub Legion at West Point New York William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $24.00 is due the recruits belonging to the Second Sub Legion stationed at West Point being their pay for April, May, and June 1795.
February 10, 1798 Supplies Wanted for the Troops at West Point Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Letter, discusses uniforms for West Point; alludes to recruiting service.
March 10, 1786 Report from West Point on Clothing, Arriving Recruits, & Arms Cleaning William Price Henry Knox Reports returns sent to Knox of the clothing inventory at West Point and of the recruits recently arrived. Reports 500 stands of arms were cleaned.
February 20, 1799 Certification of payments; recruits stationed at West Point under command of Captain George Ingersoll William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $590.79 to recruits stationed at West Point under command of Captain George Ingersoll, for pay and forage.
January 10, 1786 Report from West Point William Price Henry Knox Discusses various routine issues concerning garrison duty at West Point, including muster rolls and new recruits expected to join the garrison
March 3, 1786 Order Concerning Leader of Recruits at West Point Henry Knox Nicholas Fish General Knox 's order to Major Fish to have Lieutenant Conolly take charge of the Army recruits at West Point.
November 19, 1791 Recruits to Proceed to West Point Bezaleel Howe Henry Knox Money due for pay and subsistence received, recruits gathered from Eastern States to proceed immediately to West Point.
April 6, 1795 Removal of the Recruits to West Point John Stagg Alexander Thompson John Lovell is on his way to Boston to arrange for the removal of the recruits at the several rendezvous to West Point.
May 17, 1796 Most Economical Route from Mud Island to West Point Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon Jones asks Hodgdon for his recommendation as to the most economical route from Mud Island to West Point.
February 13, 1794 Pay for Recruits Laboring at West Point New York Joseph Howell Bezaleel Howe Four month's pay for Bezaleel Howe and his recruits should be disbursed and receipts taken agreeably to the pay roll.
June 9, 1796 Rolls examined and recruits to be paid William Simmons Edward Miller Notifies Miller that his receipt, muster, and pay rolls were received, examined, and credited and that his recruits will be paid with the other troops at West Point
December 23, 1791 Contract to Supply the Garrison at West Point Melancton Smith Alexander Hamilton Smith wrote to Knox to determine how West Point was being supplied. He has forwarded supplies to West Point in anticipation of securing a contract. He offers the price of nine and half cents per ration.
August 2, 1796 Miller's recruits and Vischer's pay Peter Hagner Nanning J. Vischer Discusses the pay of Captain Miller's Army recruits at West Point. Notification that Major Peters received the balance of Vischer's pay
November 10, 1795 Receipt Rolls for Recent Recruits at West Point Nehemiah Freeman William Simmons Muster and Pay rolls for men who recently joined West Point, to whom arreares of pay are due. Letter from Simmons deterred Freeman from making any more statements until corrections to his previous submissions were made by Simmons.
March 20, 1794 Pay of Captain Lyman's Recruits Joseph Howell Cornelius Lyman Since a certain number of Lyman's recruits have been ordered to West Point, they will receive their pay at that location and the rest will be paid as soon as the muster is received.
August 23, 1796 Bounty and premium for recruiting William Simmons Nicholas Fish Notification to Fish that he will receive funds to pay to Captain Staats Morris at West Point for bounty paid to two recruits and the "premium" for enlisting the recruits
November 10, 1791 Rendez-vous at Westchester and Recruiting Henry Knox Bezaleel Howe Proposed rendez-vous of Westchester denied, Knox ordered future location to be West Point. Additional expenses related to recruiting denied.
August 11, 1795 Pay of Lieutenant Robert Rowan and Recruits William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $893.69 pay is due Lt. Robert Rowan and the recruits under the command of Captain Griffith McRee of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers as have marched from Wilmington North Carolina to West Point, New York.
January 27, 1800 General Orders William North Alexander Hamilton Notification that the rules for enlistment were changed. Instead of recruits being placed with a specific corps or regiment, they are simply to be enlisted for service to be determined. Allowance for the cadets at West Point and "upon the sea board" approved by the Secretary of War.
February 20, 1790 Instructions for the Recruits at West Point Henry Knox Commanding Officer, West Point Knox issues his instructions for the organization and supply of the recruits at West Point, including care of the sick and discharge of those who are unfit for service.
July 21, 1795 West Point Accounting Procedures Nehemiah Freeman William Simmons Letter, discusses pay and accounting procedures at West Point and encloses extracts from the proceedings of the Council of Administration at West Point requesting money to pay the officers and soldiers at West Point.
October 8, 1796 Discusses Situaton at West Point with Indians James McHenry George Washington Discusses situation at the garrison. Refers to affairs at West Point, including with Indians. Suggests possibility of separating troops detached from West Point. Mentions French monarchy.