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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 19, 1788 [Resolve of Congress] Congress of the United States [not available] Congressional resolve to appoint agent to act as liaison for Cherokee Indians. Joseph Martin elected by ballots.
September 4, 1788 Resolve of Congress and Proclamation, dated 1 September 1788 William Knox Arthur St. Clair Clerk William Knox transmits Resolve of Congress and Proclamation, both dated 1 September 1788. Encloses ten copies; intended for extensive circulation.
January 19, 1784 Commutation Pay Patrick Phelon John Pierce Discusses the denial of commutation pay for a major.
April 2, 1794 Resolve of Congress during Embargo House of Representatives [not available] Resolve to continue embargo on vessels outbound for foreign countries.
February 5, 1786 Question on a Resolve of Congress William Williams Joseph Howell The author wants to know whether a recent resolve of Congress relative to the settling of Army accounts applies to his case. He has written twice and has yet to receive an answer.
February 27, 1787 Settlement on depreciation of Army pay Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson Howell tells Nicholson that he is asking for a settlement on the depreciation of his Army pay and acknowledges that it will probably take a Resolve of Congress for him to get what he is due. He is confident that Congress will act in his favor.
January 20, 1784 Pay of Officers and Prisoners of War John Pierce Thomas Mifflin Discusses half pay and commutation for line and staff officers. Discusses half pay for those taken prisoner during the war.
March 8, 1785 Regarding Resolve of Congress in favor of late Colonel John Lawrence Joseph Howell George Reid Encloses Resolve of Congress in favor of late Colonel John Lawrence; charges against the officers of South Carolina Line for pay and subsistence.
January 19, 1784 Pay of Aids-de-Camp John Pierce Patrick Phelon Discusses Congress's intentions as to the pay of officers who served as aids-de-camp in the army.
February 12, 1784 Officer's Pay Edward Antill John Pierce Antill requests to be paid subsistence due him by act of Congress.
May 17, 1790 Concerning Depreciation Allowances Joseph Howell Henry Knox The Commissioner of Army Accounts informs the Secretary at War that it does not appear from the accounts of Massachusetts against the United States that any depreciation allowances have been made.
January 7, 1784 Settlement of Pay Account James Fairlie John Pierce Discusses settlement of accounts. requests advance of notes to the amount of his commutation per resolution of Congress.
August 25, 1797 Settlement of Accounts William Simmons Horatio R. Dayton Simmons requests monies owed to Treasury by Dayton. Letter was motivated by the Resolve of the House of Representatives. The balance of the funds owed should be refunded to the Treasury of the United States or vouchers must be produced.
March 16, 1784 Resolutions of Congress and Pierce's business John Pierce Thomas Mifflin Discusses two resolutions of Congress and their bearing on Pierce's business.
February 15, 1784 Pay and account John Pierce Edward Antill Discusses Edward Antill's request for pay per a resolve of Comgress; discusses the settlement of Antill's account
May 26, 1796 Congressional Resolve & Instructions for Physical Examinations of Invalid's Pension Claimants from Massachusetts James McHenry John Lowell Forwards a Congressional resolution to send to district judges the cases of men who have applied for invalid's pensions but not been adequately examined by physicians. Thus also sends the list of men applying for pensions from Massachusetts, instructing Lowell to direct the re-examinations.
February 8, 1797 List of Invalid Pension Applicants from New Jersey Unknown Author [not available] List of iInvalid pension applicants, belonging to the State of New Jersey, who have been re-examined by Physicans, by direction of the district Judge agreeably to the Resolve of Congress of the 18th of April 1796. Includes the name, rank, and disability pay awarded to New Jersey invalids seeking compensation.
March 22, 1785 Meeting at Philadelphia or New York to settle accounts; Colonel Morris' account Joseph Howell John Pierce Inquires as to whether it would be best to meet at Philadelphia or New York to settle accounts. Encloses copy of Colonel Morris' account, settled at Treasury. His commission as Lieutenant Colonel is by Brevet per Resolve of Congress.
August 18, 1788 Resolution of Congress dated 12 August 1788, and extension of Superintendent Indian Affairs Northern District William Knox Arthur St. Clair William Knox sends resolution of Congress dated 12 August 1788. Also encloses copy of Secretary of War letter with resolve continuing Superintendent Indian Affairs Northern District in office for two months.
February 20, 1797 List of Invalid Pension Applicants from Connecticut Unknown Author [not available] List of invalid pension applicants, whose names were transmitted to the Judge of the district of Connecticut, and who have been re-examined by physicans, agreeably to a Resolve of Congress of the 18th of April 1796. Lists the name, rank, and disability pay for invalids in Connecticut.
May 23, 1784 Commutation Pay Jotham Wright John Pierce Wright discusses his commutation, emphasizing the sacrifices that veterans have made for the nation.
September 1, 1797 Settlement of Accounts, with details William Simmons James Lanier Simmons requests monies owed to Treasury by Lanier. Letter was motivated by the Resolve of the House of Representatives. The balance of the funds owed should be refunded to the Treasury of the United States or vouchers must be produced. Amount of $212.31 charged for unpaid sundry soldiers in Hall's regiment.
August 21, 1797 Settlement of Accounts William Simmons Henry Lee Simmons requests $382.46 owed to Treasury by Lee, see annexed letter. Letter was motivated by the Resolve of the House of Representatives. The balance of the funds owed should be refunded to the Treasury of the United States or vouchers must be produced.
September 4, 1788 William Knox conveys Congressional resolutions to Martin William Knox Joseph Martin William Knox forwards copies of the resolves made by Congress on 1 September 1788 to Joseph Martin.
March 30, 1785 Regarding half pay or commutation for officers Captain Silas Talbot Joseph Howell Discusses entitlements to half pay, or commutation, for officers who left service in consequence of Resolve of Congress 31 December 1781. They are equally entitled as those who were deranged before that time, or continued to the close of the War.