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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
December 19, 1796 Troops Paid for Last Eight Months of Service Constant Freeman William Simmons Freeman provided Ensign McCall with eight months pay for all the troops in the state. Information regarding payment of various troops over the course of the past few months detailed.
May 16, 1786 Regarding James Donly on muster rolls Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson In searching for the name of James Donly on the muster rolls transmitted by the recipient, the author finds that Donly's name, along with others that had been sent by the recipient, has been omitted from the rolls of those who served for seven months.
July 2, 1795 Six Months Since Receiving My Pay Lieut. Thomas Wilson William Simmons Since six months have elapsed since Wilson has received his pay, he asks for the money permitted him and his men by Captain Harris's muster roll.
October 30, 1797 Three Months Advance James Rand James McHenry Rand requests three months advance since he is being assigned to Detroit and it will be nearly impossible, or at least inconvenient, for him to be without it. Capt. Miller's recruits have not yet arrived from Middletown.
February 14, 1798 Ten Months In Arrears of Pay Richard Chandler William Simmons The regiment is now ten months in arrears of pay and Col. Henley has informed Chandler that he will soon have enough cash for all of 1797. He awaits only Simmons' instructions as to how to proceed.
May 9, 1794 Estimates of Funds for the State of Georgia Joseph Howell Henry Knox Estimates are enclosed for: pay and emoluments of Capt. William Melton's Company of Mounted Volunteers of Georgia; six months salary for Mr. Freeman; and six months salary for John Whitney, conductor of Ordnance Stores.
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.
March 14, 1797 Six months pay William Simmons William McRea Notifies Captain McRea that by an Act of Congress he is entitled to six months pay and subsistence. Cited in McRea to Simmons, 03/20/1797.
October 6, 1798 Requesting Pay for Six Months as Clerk of the Navy Yard Caleb Gibbs Navy Accountant Requesting pay for his previous six months as clerk of the Navy Yard to be sent by the return post.
October 29, 1796 Craig's account and pay of the soldiers at Pittsburg William Simmons Isaac Craig Sums from two accounts will not be placed to Craig's credit on the War Department books until they are verified. Surplus money left in Craig's hands after paying the troops at Pittsburg for two months is to be used for paying them for additional months. Cited in Craig to Simmons, 11/04/1796.
August 13, 1796 Regarding Frigate Construction & Frigate for Mediterranean Service James McHenry Josiah Fox Letter, directs query re construction time of Frigate; discusses Frigate for Mediterranean service.
January 31, 1798 Abstract of Payments to Deranged Officers James McHenry [not available] List of deranged officers who have received six months pay and subsistence at the Accountant's Office agreeably to the Act of Congress of March 3rd 1797 and a list of deranged officers who not yet received their six months pay and subsistence.
July 4, 1795 Some Men Now Having Five Months Pay Due Them Lewis Tousard William Simmons Tousard discusses his concerns about compensation of the officers and men and stresses the urgency of paying them in a timely manner. Some have not been paid in five months.
April 5, 1790 Compensating Virginia and North Carolina soldiers Henry Knox Joseph Howell At the request of Congress, the Secretary at War announces that he will transmit to the governors of Virginia and North Carolina the names and sums due to the non-commissioned officers and privates belonging to those two states. The individuals will be paid in specie for two-months of service in 1782 and four-months in 1783.
September 25, 1799 Discharging Arrearages of Pay and Subsistence Caleb Swan Alexander Hamilton "In the pressure of business I omitted to mention in my letter of this day that a calculation had been made previously to the receipt of yours of the 23d instant for sending as much money to the new regiments at this time as would discharge all arrearages of pay and subsistence up to the 30th of this month inclusive. This will amount to rather more than two months pay to some of the officers who...
February 3, 1791 Decision to pay discharged troops 6 months pay [not available] Joseph Howell Vanden Brock conveyed Secretary of War Knox's approval of Howell's proposal to pay men discharged on six months pay and let the residue remain until settlement of their accounts can be completed.
April 26, 1800 Request for Evidence of Muster William Simmons Caleb Gibbs Simmons received accounts for muster and inspection by Capt. Samuel Gates and Company. Simmons noted that the company was not mustered for several months, and requested evidence as to the number of months they were mustered.
September 30, 1793 Clothing Received in the Months of July-October 1793 [not available] [not available] Clothing Received in the Months of July, August, September & October 1793.
January 22, 1791 Expenses of an Expedition Against the Wabash Indians Henry Knox [not available] Knox estimates the expenses, calculated for four months, that would be required for an expedition against the Wabash Indians, and the expense, for nine months, of a proposed regiment of Rangers.
January 17, 1794 Funding and Currency Isaac Craig Joseph Howell Major Craig discusses the muster and pay rolls for Forts Fayette, Wheeling, Franklin, and Beaver Blockhouse with Joseph Howell.
March 16, 1795 Enclosed Receipt for 11 Months Pay of David Whetstone William Lewis Joseph Howell Enclosed David Whetstone's receipts for 11 months pay. Hoped that once Howell received the receipts, Lewis would be credited for Whetstone's pay. Reminded Howell that Whetstone was brought into the service as a waiter.
January 4, 1786 Pay Settlements with Virginia Continental Regiments Joseph Howell Jonathan Smith Howell's answer to Smith's inquiry regarding the settlement of his "three months pay." Discusses the settlement with the "Virginia Line" - the Virginia regiments from the Revolutionary War
May 17, 1800 Letter from the Paymaster General of the Army Caleb Swan Alexander Hamilton In pursuance of the act of May 14th, twelve additional regiments of Infantry and additional cavalry officers will be discharged by June 15. The law entitles them to three months pay. Swan wants to know if he should muster the men to pay them all at once, rather than try to pay them once they have been discharged and gone home. The money could be advanced to Regimental Paymasters, who can identify...
October 17, 1791 St.Clair speaks to Knox about discontent in the ranks Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Letter, discusses discharge of enlistments.
November 29, 1797 Request to draw four months pay from Captain Preston of 4th Regiment William Preston James McHenry Request to draw $160, or four months pay from Captain Preston of 4th Regiment for Major Matthew Harvey.