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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
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.
June 30, 1792 Military Movements and Peace with Indians Henry Knox Henry Lee Militia ordered out by Governor of Virginia will be paid once the evidence has been reviewed by the Accountant. Riflemen are to meet at a rendezvous to be equipped and clothed. Cherokees peaceful nature bring hopes of peace with entire tribe between Indians and U.S.
November 17, 1797 Delivery of Uniforms for Recruiting Rendezvous Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Hodgdon requests that Harris send suits of infantry clothing to the recruiting rendezvous at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
March 26, 1796 Submission of Accounts David Hale William Simmons Hale submits his accounts starting from May of 1795. He explains in the letter what he has included and omitted, and why. Despite a lack of vouchers, he includes his expenses for travel when dispatched for the recruiting service.
May 23, 1799 Change in the Association of the Officers, Etc. Nathan Rice Alexander Hamilton Rice explains his choice of Brookfield as the rendezvous of a recruiting subdistrict because it would be more likely to attract recruits to the Army rather than the sea service as at the previous site. He lists the assignment of officers to the towns designated as rendezvouses for the subdistricts and discusses the vacancies in his regiment.
March 14, 1793 Clothing for Heth's Company John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is directed to have packed up and transported by water to Richmond in Virginia clothing for Captain John Heth's company of infantry. He is recruiting at that rendezvous and requests twenty suits of uniform clothing complete.
October 16, 1799 Estimate of monies to be placed in the hands of Lieutenant James Richmond, 2nd Regiment, paymaster at Vermont James Richmond Caleb Swan Receipt of $2211.20 to be placed in the hands of Lieutenant James Richmond, 2nd Regiment, acting paymaster to the recruiting rendezvous at Vermont.
January 31, 1801 Certification of payment; Major Jonathan Cass, 3d Regiment of Infantry William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $57.27 to Major Jonathan Cass, 3d Regiment of Infantry, for payments made, expenses visiting recruiting rendezvous, for travel from Wilmington Delaware to Harper's Ferry.
April 10, 1799 Plans for the Recruiting Service Alexander Hamilton Richard Hunewell Hamilton stresses that the rendezvous within the recruiting subdistricts ought to be chosen with an eye toward accommodating recruits and ease of procuring supplies. The plan for recruiting in Massachusetts from the Congressional delegation is enclosed. Nominations for regimental staff must be provided soon.
January 26, 1793 Accountability for Legion Stores & Pay, Recruitment Issues Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Knox requests that all articles and stores sent to the Legion be strictly accounted for. This should not take time from training the marksmen but strict accountability of public property is very important. Recruiters should know that adding new men to the Legion is solely their responsibility because no additional pay is forthcoming.
June 23, 1799 Sommerset is a most eligible spot, etc. Nathan Rice Alexander Hamilton Rice recommends Sommerset as the most eligible spot for a regimental rendezvous. He estimates that one hundred recruits have been engaged but laments the shortage of officers. His quartermaster will apply for arms, clothing, and tents.
April 1, 1799 Contracting for the Rations of the Troops in Connecticut James McHenry Jedediah Huntingdon McHenry discusses in detail the kinds of rations, and amounts thereof, needed for the troops located in sundry rendezvous throughout Connecticut. Negotiations with contractors should proceed with the goal of obtaining the lowest cost for the United States.
August 18, 1784 Rendezvous for the recruits being raised by the Executive of Pennsylvania Joseph Carleton Robert Morris Informs Morris of the place of rendezvous for the recruits being raised by the Executive of Pennsylvania and recommends that temporary contracts be put in place to supply them with provisions. [Jos. Carleton to Robert Morris] War Office, August 18th, 1784 Sir, I do myself the honor to inform you that the Officers [?] appointed by the Executive of Pennsylvania, have Orders from their...
October 22, 1794 Clothing Delivery Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Transport of military clothes to delivery point along route to Pittsburgh; mentions recruiting service. Deliver to Col Mentges.
June 17, 1793 Shipment of Clothing for Troops Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Requests immediate shipment of clothing to Pittsburgh for troops under Major General Wayne. Troops which marched this year have received clothing at their rendezvous.
April 29, 1799 Quartering and Transporting Recruits James McHenry Jonathan Rhea It has been the practice that those persons who supply rations at a recruiting rendezvous also furnish quarters and provide the means of transportation for their removal.
May 12, 1791 Delivery of Equipment and Supplies Henry Knox Isaac Craig Instructions for outfitting recruits to rendezvous at Pittsburgh.
April 13, 1800 A Marquee & Baggage Wagon for General Hamilton, Etc. Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon General Hamilton will soon take the field and his first rendezvous will be at Union Camp Scotch Plains. He will want his marquee and the Adjutant General will also want one for his office and to accomodate his family. Mr. Miller should be asked to furnish General Hamilton with a baggage wagon without delay. Captain McClallen's company of the 1st Regiment of Artillerists and Engineers are marching...
June 15, 1792 Reporting on the establishment of a garrison at Pittsburgh Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne is reporting on the general status of the establishment of a garrison at Pittsburgh. He particularly asks that Knox begin sending him the troops he will need to accomplish his mission.
April 8, 1799 Copy of a contract made with Thomas Atkinson to furnish rations to US troops in the county of Hunterdon New Jersey [not available] [not available] Articles of Agreement between Thomas Atkinson of Trenton New Jersey and Jonathan Rhea also of Trenton, on behalf of Secretary of War for provision of rations to troops and recruits at the recruiting rendezvous at Trenton.
June 15, 1798 Appointment as Captain; Immediate Instructions to Set Sail James McHenry Captain Stephen Decatur Reports purchase of ship Delaware (now Hamburgh Packet). Issues presidential appointment as captain of the ship and requests immediate activity, to be equipped for three months. Requests appointment of staff and lists salary. Requests physical examination to ensure sound health. Seeks information about rendezvous and outlines responsibilities. Outlines process to obtain military stores.
August 22, 1791 Rations at New York Henry Knox John Pratt Rendezvous at Middletown, orders to furnish men rations at New York.
September 19, 1794 Daily Report to This Office John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of the Treasury wants a return of all the supplies forwarded to the several militia rendezvous.
April 28, 1799 Division of Circle 14 into Sub-Districts Nathan Rice Alexander Hamilton Rices describes in detail how, following the geographical rule, he has divided Circle 14 of the State of Massachusetts into sub-districts.
May 31, 1799 RE Army Recruiting Edward Carrington Alexander Hamilton Routine instructions and correspondence concerning Army recruiting.