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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
October 5, 1799 Payment Procedures Caleb Swan Alexander Hamilton Protests against having to send money by mail to Army officers whom he does not know. States that it has always been a rule "to make a book entry of cash received or paid at the time of the transaction, filing the voucher at the same time." Also writes: "As there is provision...for the travelling expenses of military officers...whether in the first outset in business, it will not be advantageous...
October 27, 1798 Military Court Expenses James McHenry William Simmons The officers and witnesses who attended the late military courts held at Trenton, New Jersey are to be allowed expenses for their board and lodging and travel expenses travelling to and from Trenton. The gentlemen who acted as Judge Advocates are also entitled to similar allowances.
March 12, 1790 Nourse gives account of travel expenses to Knox Joseph Nourse Henry Knox Letter, encloses statement of Allowances for travelling expences.
December 19, 1798 Regulations Respecting Extral Allowances to Officers James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Five regulations relative to extra allowances to Officers are explained.
February 7, 1797 Lt. Wright's Expenses [not available] Charles Wright This is documentation that Lieutenant Charles Wright's expenses were $50.83 while waiting in Philadelphia for dispatches from the Secretary of War and $149.19 while carrying dispatches from the Secretary of War to Knox County, Tennessee.
August 22, 1799 Claim of Lt. Underwood James McHenry William Simmons Simmons will ascertain the expenses incurred in travelling from Massac to Greenville and back again and from Massac to Detroit and back again and allow Lt. Underwood the appropriate amount.
May 24, 1796 Travelling Forge Forwarded to West Point? Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon "The Secretary of War has directed me to request that you would please to inform him whether the travelling forge has been forwarded to West Point."
December 19, 1798 Regulations Respecting Extra Allowance to Officers. James McHenry [not available] Explains the regulations applying to extra allowances to officers. For example, officers shall receive in addition to their legal pay $1.25 extra pay for man and horse per day to sleep at a place which is not a military post. Fifty cents travelling expenses are allowed for an officer detached from one military post to another which he may reach the same night, not to exceed forty miles distance....
November 22, 1794 Insufficiency of My Travelling Apparatus, Etc. James Jones Edmund Randolph Jones informs the Secretary of State that his jouney has been delayed because of the insufficiency of the travelling apparatus he was provided in Philadelphia. Neither the carriage nor the hired horses were suitable for the journey. Both the replacement carriage and the replacement horses are more suitable and are available at a more frugal price.
August 7, 1799 Urging a Remittance of Pay and Subsistence, Etc. Thomas Parker Alexander Hamilton Parker is concerned about the lack of pay and subsistence for his officers and insufficient clothing for his men and recruits.
October 31, 1791 Account of William Cleveland Joseph Howell Peter Shoemaker The United States in account with Lieutenant William Cleveland, late of Tyler's Regiment of Connecticut.
December 18, 1798 Preparations for the Work on the Canal Samuel Hodgdon John Mackey Hodgdon informs Mackey of the preparations being made for work on the new canal.
August 29, 1799 Allowances for Services not Associated with Normal Duties James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry discusses the allowances allotted to sundry officers for services not associated with their normal duties. These would include acting as a Judge Advocate, serving on a court martial, or recruiting. Allowances are generally allowed for expenses occurred while travelling but McHenry warns that such compensation should be strictly monitored.
April 30, 1798 Request for Issue of Traveling Forge to Fort Mifflin James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of a traveling forge, with tools, for use at Fort Mifflin.
June 4, 1792 Traveling Expenses Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Tench Coxe Enclosed traveling expenses of the Secretary of War. Expenses incurred visiting military posts. Charges still pending;
January 29, 1800 Allowed Expenses James McHenry William Simmons Discussed expenses related to the board of troops at taverns and the cost of entertaining citizens at the Captain's table. McHenry believed that the U.S. should pay the incidental expenses of Rodman.
April 22, 1799 Incentives for Musicians & Extra Allowances for Officers James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry explains the pay incentives that are available for attracting drummers and fifers and the circumstances in which extra allowances are allowed for officers.
September 30, 1797 Payment of Officers James McHenry David Henley Details on expenses incurred and request for repayment.
May 5, 1797 War Department expenses in Georgia William Simmons Samuel Meredith Sends a receipt and a warrant for the money paid by John Habersham, collector of the customs in Georgia, for the expenses of the War Department.
November 3, 1796 Department expenses in Georgia William Simmons Samuel Meredith Cover letter for transmitting a receipt and warrant for the expenses of the War Department in Georgia.
May 18, 1795 Money for Contingent Expenses Received George Fleming William Simmons Money for contingent expenses of garrison received. Duplicate receipts, vouchers for contingent expenses, muster and pay rolls of recruits with receipts, account for Fleming's salary enclosed. P.S. Anxious for settlement of expenses.
September 1, 1794 Enclosed Accounts Frederick Dalcho Joseph Howell Payroll accounts and troop pay, and asks for instructions on travel pay.
February 17, 1795 Incidental expenses of Indian Department John Stagg [not available] Stagg received $100 for incidental expenses of Indian Department.
August 9, 1793 Estimate of Expenses; Dispatches for General Wayne Henry Knox Isaac Craig Estimate of expenses will be analyzed. Notes that expenses have already exceeded estimates. Asks that dispatches for General Wayne be secretly delivered by express boat.
August 7, 1794 Supplies for West Point Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Guns and ammunition to be transported for the fortification of West Point.