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August 22, 1799 Recommendation & Request for Appointment of Lieutenant & Surgeon John Adams James McHenry Approves General Hamilton's recommendation of a man for a lieutenancy in the 1st Regiment of Artillerists & Engineers; also asks that a surgeon be appointed for the 10th Regiment, as its previous surgeon has resigned.
October 18, 1794 Requests Direction on Account of General Smith's Detachment of Surgeon Griffiths Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton Refers to account of General Smith's detachment of surgeon Griffiths. Requests information on how to proceed.
December 18, 1792 Surgeon General's Compensation George Washington Henry Knox Request for a decision regarding Surgeon General's (Doctor Wellford's) compensation. Washington wants to know of his professional abilities. Advances $500 to this officer.
May 6, 1793 Appointment as Surgeon's Mate Abner Prior Samuel Hodgdon Prior asks whether the General Order respecting the appointment of Surgeon's Mates is the same as the original order received by General St. Clair.
July 29, 1786 Account of Surgeon's Mate Joseph Howell Doctor John Brownley Account of Doctor John Brownley with the United States, serving as Surgeon's Mate in the 4th Virginia Regiment during the Revolutionary War.
September 20, 1794 Appointing a Surgeon General Alexander James Dallas Alexander Hamilton On behalf of Thomas Mifflin, Governor of Pennsylvania, Alexander Dallas asks if it be appropriate to appoint a Surgeon General for Pennsylvania. Claims that the object is of "considerable importance." Also mentions that he has called on the Master Warden, Nathaniel Falconer, with instructions to send off troops to Fort Mifflin for the purpose of stopping and detaining certain vessels.
November 23, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Caleb Swan Simmons forwards the accounts of Hezekiah Bissell to the Paymaster General.
July 27, 1798 Forage of Roger Mosley, surgeon of militia hospital William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $20.23 is due Roger Mosley for his forage as Surgeon of the Militia Hospital established at Pittsburgh by order of Major General Lee from December 8, 1794 to February 9, 1795. The militia was called out to suppress an insurrection in the western counties of Pennsylvania.
August 2, 1792 Regulations for the receiving, distributing, and accounting for all public property designed for the Army of the United States War Department [not available] Lists regulations for departments within the War Department. Details what role each department fills.
August 7, 1791 Extract of Orders Given by St Clair Arthur St. Clair [not available] Appointment of Dr. Allison to Surgeon General until further orders received.
September 13, 1791 Doctor Eustis makes a recommendation to Knox William Eustis Henry Knox Letter, recommends surgeon to regiment.
May 26, 1799 Forwarding of Recommendation of a Surgeon John Adams James McHenry Forwards recommendation of Benjamin Walker as surgeon.
1786 Concerning various accounts and certificates Jonathan Ford Morris Joseph Howell Letter to the accountant of the Pay Office concerning various accounts and certificates.
April 14, 1800 Notification of 4th Regiment Returns Sent & Orders Received Henry Gaither Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Gaither's surgeon's mate plans to leave the service as soon as a replacement can be found. His unit is now part of the Fourth Regiment and he hopes a surgeon or mate from that regiment will replace the man leaving. Incloses returns.
May 5, 1798 Appointment as Surgeon of the 2d Infantry Regiment James McHenry William McCroskey Appoints McCroskey as surgeon of the 2d Regiment of Infantry; asks for his acceptance or rejection of this appointment.
November 29, 1800 Simmons Requests that Dexter Decide on the Appointment, Pay and Emoluments of Doctor Genet William Simmons Samuel Dexter On the accounts of Ebenezer Stevens there is a charge for pay, subsistence and forage for B. Genet, acting surgeon at the Fort Gay garrison from November 29th 1799 to July 1st 1800. Major General Hamilton apparently appointed Genet to take charge of this garrison and has since been mustered as such at the pay and emoluments of a surgeon's mate. Genet has forwarded a claim for his compensation...
October 7, 1800 Certification of payment; J. Griffin, Surgeonís Mate, for expenses traveling from Richmond to Washington, by order of Brigadier General Wilkinson William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $33.42 to John Griffin, Surgeonís Mate, for expenses traveling from Richmond to Washington, by order of Brigadier General Wilkinson, and returning to Norfolk Virginia.
March 9, 1784 Estimate of Money needed for Forage Accounts Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate of the sum necessary for payment of the accounts of persons listed for specified services
May 18, 1798 Certification of payments; account of William McCoskry William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $475.13 is due William McCoskry, late Surgeon's Mate of the 2nd Regiment, being for his pay and forage from August 1, 1797 and subsistence from April 1, 1797 to May 7, 1798, the day he was promoted to Surgeon.
October 20, 1797 Certification of payments due; account of Richard Allison William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $282.46 is due Richard Allison, late Surgeon General, being the balance of his account current, including six months pay and subsistence allowed by the Act of Congress of March 3, 1797.
September 3, 1788 I had a right to retire being entitled to all the emoluments P. Turner Joseph Howell Turner served during the entire Revolutionary War, beginning with the Battle of Bunker Hill, as a physician and surgeon yet has not received the benefits due him. He was forced to resign by Congress even though he had a right to retire with all the approriate emoluments. He petitions Howell to rectify the wrong that has been done him.
January 22, 1787 Resolving a disputed settlement John Pierce Doctor Solomon Halling Informs Dr. Solomon Halling that the necessary documentation to resolve his settlement seems to be lacking. Halling had resigned his appointment as a senior surgeon.
October 3, 1797 Surgeon for the USS Constitution James McHenry Timothy Pickering Discusses the appointment of a surgeon for the USS Constitution, along with Mr. Oliver's recommendation of Mr. Yates for Aux Cayes.
April 1, 1799 Concerning a new law on surgeon's mates James McHenry Jonathan Brace Writes Congressman Brace that a change in the law reducing the number of surgeon's mates to two per regiment has prevented him from appointing a particular doctor.
April 12, 1792 Appointment to Surgeon's Mate Henry Knox William McCroskey Appointment letter to Surgeon's Mate of William McCroskey. Enclosed Act of Congress which described the rules and regulations governing the military and all actions relative to its perpetuity.