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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 27, 1799 New Regiments and Their Designated Numbers James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry approves the numbers suggested by Hamilton for the designation of the new regiments.
November 21, 1799 Arrangement of the Four Old Regiments Alexander Hamilton James Wilkinson Hamilton informs Wilkinson that the arrangement of the four old regiments has been disapproved by the Secretary of War because of the numerous transfers of officers from one regiment to another that would be required.
October 12, 1799 Accelerate the Advances Alexander Hamilton Caleb Swan Swan quotes from Thomas Parker's letter urging that the advances of pay to the regiments be accelerated. Also there are newly appointed officers in the four old regiments and officers on furlough who need money for the trip to their posts. Parker is seeking men to act as paymasters to the regiments of artillerists but, in the meantime, they must be paid by their companies.
April 22, 1799 Numbering of Regiments & Its Effect on Relative Rank James McHenry John Adams Discusses need to number the new regiments, so that recruiting may begin and buttons may be issued, in a fashion that does not affect the relative rank of the officers now being appointed for those regiments. Dictates that the numbering of the regiments (and thus their lieutenant colonels) be geographical, starting with those recruited from the southernmost states. Discusses the overall system...
November 21, 1799 Proposed Organization of the Four Old Regiments James Wilkinson Alexander Hamilton General Wilkinson warns Hamilton that he fears that the proposed organization of the four old regiments will be cut up on grounds too frivolous to render them effective.
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.
July 11, 1799 Return of Tents, Settling Accounts James McHenry John Harris Discussed sending uniforms for the sixteen additional regiments, requested return of tents.
June 18, 1799 Supplies and Bounty Money to Sundry Regiments Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton orders the disbursal of supplies and bounty money to sundry regiments in addition to one month's pay being advanced to regimental paymasters.
January 4, 1786 Pay Settlements with Virginia Continental Regiments Joseph Howell Jonathan Smith Howell's answer to Smith's inquiry regarding the settlement of his "three months pay." Discusses the settlement with the "Virginia Line" - the Virginia regiments from the Revolutionary War
July 20, 1799 Concerning rations, recruitment, and regiments in New Jersey James McHenry Jonathan Dayton Concerning rations, three regiments to be stationed in Brunswick or Jersey, and recruitment services.
April 6, 1799 Organization of Regiments Josias Carvel Hall Alexander Hamilton Routine instructions and correspondence concerning the organization of individual regiments
August 17, 1799 Concerning supplies, quarters, and rations for New Jersey regiments James McHenry Jonathan Dayton On the subject of quartering regiments in New Jersey for the winter, with mention of rations and supplies for the year 1800.
April 6, 1799 Organization of Regiments William Smith Alexander Hamilton Routine instructions and correspondence concerning the organization of individual regiments
April 5, 1799 Organization of Regiments Alexander Hamilton Aaron Ogden Routine instructions and correspondence concerning the organization of individual regiments
April 6, 1799 Organization of Regiments Daniel Jackson Alexander Hamilton Routine instructions and correspondence concerning the organization of individual regiments
October 22, 1799 RE Orgnization of Individual Regiments Alexander Hamilton Jonathan Cass Routine instructions and correspondence concerning the organization of individual regiments.
February 29, 1784 Massachusetts Regiments Robert McKnight John Pierce Discusses obtaining certificates and a list of persons in the Massachusetts Regiments.
May 16, 1800 Reducing the Twelve Regiments, Etc. James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry has received a letter from the President to reduce the twelve regiments to Maj. Generals Hamilton and Pinckney and orders Hamilton and Pinckney to make immediate arrangements to reduce the regiments on June 14th.
April 27, 1799 Regiments of Artillerists and Engineers James McHenry Alexander Hamilton "I have considered the arrangement and distribution of the two Regiments of Artillerists and Engineers submitted to me...and approve of the same. You will be pleased to cause the said arrangement and distrubution so far as it relates to your command to be carried into immediate effect..."
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 15, 1800 Reducing twelve regiments John Adams James McHenry Requests him to transmit copies of the law reducing the twelve regiments to Generals Hamilton and Pinckney, with orders to make immediate arrangements in reducing them. Also requests that officers and men be advanced three months pay.
May 1798 Estimated Pay, Rations, and Forage for Regiments of Horse Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Estimated of pay, rations, and forage for four regiments of horse for one year.
February 16, 1799 Distribution of Additional Regiments & Troops of Horse Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton stresses the importance of distributing the additional regiments and cavalry among the States according to the orders contained in the report from the Commander in Chief.
April 15, 1799 Distributing Clothing to Your Regiments Alexander Hamilton [not available] In this Circular to the Commandants of Regiments, Hamilton tells the commanders that it is their decision in selecting the most economical means of distrubuting clothing to their regiments but the rendezvous of each district seems the best venue for equipping the recruting service.
August 19, 1799 Men and Supplies of the Twelve Additional Regiments Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton reports on sundry matters related to the officers and men and supplies of the twelve additional regiments.