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January 11, 1793 Two Months Pay of the Troops Joseph Howell Caleb Swan Two months pay of the troops will be prepared in six to eight days. Howell wants to know the sum of money currently in Swan's hands in order to know how much should be remitted.
September 3, 1790 Jealousy Among Troops Henry Knox Josiah Harmar Addressed possibility of jealously between militia and regular troops and its effect on the success of the expedition to the West. Advised every precaution to remove possible jealousies b/w militia and regular troops.
May 19, 1800 Payment of Troops Before Their Discharge Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton urges McHenry to ensure that the troops be paid before their mass discharge on June 14 so as to avoid infinite disgust by the officers and men that would present obstacles to obtaining men on future occasions.
February 8, 1788 Troop Quota Henry Knox Samuel Huntington Quota of troops and recruiting discussed.
January 20, 1795 Doubts Concerning the Pay of the New Jersey Troops Alexander Hamilton Timothy Pickering Hamilton explains that he has delayed providing the money required for the New Jersey troops because he believes the estimate for that purpose is excessive. He points out that the first month's pay constitutes a poor criterion because the number of troops was greatly diminished before they left the field.
July 16, 1799 Rations and Winter Quarters for 1799 James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry discusses plans for contracts for supplying rations to the Army and proposals for winter quarters of the troops
May 13, 1800 Demand for clothing among the troops Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Encloses copy of a letter from Col. Rice relative to the issue of clothing for his troops. States that if the troops are not to be disbanded by the end of the year, they will be in a "very naked and distressed situation, unless clothing be issued."
May 29, 1796 Ration Supply for Troops to Staff Posts Evacuated by British Troops James McHenry Anthony Wayne McHenry provided information on troops to be stationed at forts recently vacated by British troops per treaty agreement with United States. McHenry provided information on garrisons to facilitate the timely dispensation of rations to the troops.
February 24, 1784 Pay of troops John Pierce Robert Morris Discusses payment of the subsistence and pay for the troops
November 15, 1798 Arrears Due the Troops John Jacob Rivardi William Simmons Capt. Thompson just received the arrears due the troops through the last day of August 1798. Transmitted are the muster and payrolls for the month of October.
December 17, 1798 Suggests Addition of 2 Troops to Cavalry Regiments Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Refers to instructions from the Commander-in-Chief, adding two troops to the regiment of cavalry for a total of ten troops.
January 6, 1800 All the Troops in the Service of the United States James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry asks Hamilton to transmit to him a return of all the troops in the service of the U.S., specifying the regiments to which they belong, being for a report to the President.
May 19, 1800 Payment of Discharged Troops Alexander Hamilton Caleb Swan It is imperative that sufficient funds be provided by the Paymaster General to pay all the troops being discharged from Hamilton's and Pinckney's forces. Troops must not quit the ground without the whole of their dues.
July 21, 1797 Captain Bruff pay for troops Fort Niagara James Bruff [not available] Bruff received $5452.03 for the pay of troops.
February 8, 1799 Receipt of clothing for the troops in Detroit David Strong Samuel Hodgdon Writes from Detroit that he has received the clothing requested, including vests and woolen overalls. Adds that he hopes the troops will receive such supplies in a more timely manner in the future.
May 22, 1800 Disbandment of Cavalry Alexander Hamilton James McHenry The disbandment of the six additional troops of Cavalry has been announced but the General and other staff were not included in the orders because it was thought that they might still be needed after the troops have quitted the ground.
April 15, 1797 Troops Camped on East Bank of Mississippi Lieutenant Piercy Smith Pope Don Manuel Gayoso de Lemos Correspondence between two parties addressed. Per Gayoso's advice, Pope camped his troops on bank of Mississippi and received good treatment from Spanish.
October 26, 1786 [COPY] Raising troops Samuel Huntington Henry Knox Huntington is glad to have received Knox’s letter of the 21st with its enclosed papers. He provided them to the Assembly and a committee was appointed to make the necessary arrangements for raising the troops requested. Emphasized speed in executing actions.
April 28, 1797 Pay of Michael Kalteisen and Troops Daniel Stevens William Simmons The sum of $646.36 has been paid to Capt. Michael Kalteisen for the pay of himself and the troops under his command. Enclosed is the receipt of John Habersham for the sum of $3,952 for the pay of the troops in Georgia.
March 17, 1800 Summer Employment of Troops, Etc. Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton discusses the employment of new troops in non-military operations like digging canals but perhaps any troops so employed should be provided extra compensation so as to avoid discontent.
February 8, 1791 Request for funds to pay troops Joseph Howell Alexander Hamilton Howell needed money and asked for $5000 for arrearages of pay due troops.
August 25, 1791 Troops to be Immediately Forwarded Henry Knox Isaac Craig Request that troops are immediately forwarded upon arrival to Fort Pitt.
May 25, 1800 Letter regarding money to pay troops William R. Boote Caleb Swan Boote informs paymaster general Swan that General Wilkinson has ordered him to procure money for paying troops up to 28 February.
April 20, 1799 Discusses Transition from Volunteer to Regular Troops James McHenry William MacPherson Writes about the transition from volunteers to regular troops. Commends volunteers. Refers to troops from Vermont, who await his orders. Discusses contractor expenses.
January 12, 1793 War Dept. Personnel Issues Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Knox addresses personnel issues including pay (the paymaster is finally on site), promotions, reductions in force, pay raises, and training. Several Wabash chiefs have died of smallpox.