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August 15, 1800 Colors for Regiments and Battalions Christian Gallagher John Harris The bearer will deliver two regiments' and one battalion's colors. The three remaining battalions' colors will be delivered soon not being sufficiently dry to bear rolling. Colonel Hodgdon should be informed of these matters.
July 19, 1791 Garrisoning at Fort Washington Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Letter, discusses garrisoning Fort Washington.
January 7, 1795 Pay of the Men on the Upper Parts of the Ohio Joseph Howell Isaac Craig Fisher leaves this morning with $3,630, being the pay of the troops on the upper parts of the Ohio for the last quarter of 1794. Mr. Fisher will deliver the money to Colonel Butler who will give it to Craig who should provide signed receipts.
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 18, 1799 Request to deliver pistol parts to John Miles in order to make fifty pairs Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs delivery of parts of pistols to make fifty pairs.
August 13, 1795 Pay & Forage of Troops on the Upper Parts of the Ohio William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons estimates that $31,442 will be required for the pay and forage of the troops stationed at the upper parts of the Ohio for June and July 1795.
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.
August 25, 1791 Highest Exertions by All Parts of the Army Henry Knox Major General Richard Butler Unless the detention of the troops on the upper parts of the Ohio is ended, the President fears that the season will be lost and the expenses made for the campaign will be for naught.
August 23, 1799 Outlines Precautions to Transport and Store Supplies Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hopes to maintain every store, but if they must remove something, suggests packing up clothing and perhaps stationary. Every complete set of clothing will be packed up tomorrow and will be on its way to its destination by Monday. Parts of suits should be put into casks for removal. If sent to New Castle, someone should be sent to assist the storekeeper for proper reception. Will require clerks,...
October 11, 1798 Price of Rations and Component Parts James McHenry George Washington Enclosed is a schedule showing the price of rations and component parts at certain posts for the year from October 1798 through September 1799, agreeably to the contract.
January 24, 1794 Payment of the Detachment on the Upper Parts of the Ohio Joseph Howell Isaac Craig Howell is not authorized to sanction payments other than those made on settled pay rolls but will do everything within the regulations to see that the troops on the upper parts of the Ohio are paid the sums they are due.
October 24, 1798 Danger Risked by Remaining in Town, Etc. Michael Kepple Samuel Hodgdon Kepple is glad to have heard from Mr. Henry that Hodgdon has continued in good health despite the danger he risked by remaining in town.
July 19, 1799 Spirit Manifested by the People, Etc. James McHenry William Cavendish McHenry extols the spirit manifested by the people in most parts of the Union to support their government in response to the ambitious views of France. The regular regiment to be raised in Virginia already has a full compliment of officers so the gentlemen recommended by Cavendish will be candidates for commissions in the eventual army if it becomes necessarty to raise it. Their names will be...
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.
September 28, 1799 Concerning rations for the First Regiment James McHenry William Simmons Encloses a letter from Alexander Hamilton concerning the pay for and parts of rations due to the First Regiment. Requests that the accountant report back to him information to send to General Hamilton.
November 19, 1794 Funds for the Troops at the Upper Parts of the Ohio Joseph Howell Isaac Craig The $3,540 remitted for the pay, subsistence, and forage of the troops at the upper parts of the Ohio is charged to Craig and not to the debit of Col. Butler.
January 7, 1795 Pay of the Troops on the Upper Parts of the Ohio Joseph Howell Thomas Butler Samuel Fisher is leaving the following day with $3,630, being the pay and forage of the troops on the upper parts of the Ohio for the last quarter of 1794. The money is to be delivered to Colonel Butler in the absense of Major Craig.
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.
May 27, 1793 Payment to Meredith for Captain Greaton Henry Knox Richard H. Greaton Payment warrant, directs payment of remaining balance for recruiting services.
July 11, 1799 Return of Tents, Settling Accounts James McHenry John Harris Discussed sending uniforms for the sixteen additional regiments, requested return of tents.
April 8, 1799 Plan for Connecting the Different Parts of Our Military System Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton proposes a plan to connect the different parts of the military system, especially with regard to procuring and issuing supplies. Specific channels through which supplies are to be passed to the troops are particularly essential.
October 13, 1791 The President's Apprehension Henry Knox Major General Richard Butler Knox expresses his wish that the operations of the army on the frontier will be successful. He warns of the apprehension of the President with regard to the detention of the troops on the upper parts of the Ohio River which he fears may diminish the opportunity for success.
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.