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July 15, 1790 They will be fully clothed at this place. Henry Knox Marinus Willett Knox expresses his approval of Colonel Willet's efforts to ensure that the chiefs of the Creek Nation are fully clothed when they visit New York.
April 8, 1787 Delivery of Shirts & Shoes, Congressional Deliberations, and Illegally Sold Powder Henry Knox Jeremiah Wadsworth Asks that Wadsworth go ahead and deliver the troops' shoes and shirts that he had planned to, and promises that he will be paid. Asks if Wadsworth will consent to take on additional warrants. Notes that "the subject of the troops" is before Congress, but that nothing has been decided yet. Thanks Wadsworth for information on damaged powder; believes "capital error" caused the damage. Asks that...
June 15, 1792 Orders to Sail to New Brunswick Henry Knox Captain Jedediah Rogers Letter, directs Rodgers to move recruits to rendezvous at New Brunswick New Jersey. Travel by boat from Albany, then march.
January 30, 1798 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Lt. Claiborne William Simmons Ferdinand L. Claiborne William Simmons informs Lt. Claiborne that his receipts are received and they await the determination of the Secretary at War.
January 1, 1795 Clothing for Sergeant Williams John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Sergeant Williams has not drawn woolen and linen overalls and a vest because none could be found to fit him. Since General Knox wants Williams sent to New Jersey to join the recruiting service, contractors should take his measure so he can be properly clothed.
December 17, 1794 Accomodations & Clothing for Workmen, Etc. David Ames Samuel Hodgdon Ames observes that the workmen are opposed to living in barracks since they believe they deserve better lodging than that which is fit only for soldiers. Suitable lodging should be provided for them including beds with covering. When they draw their rations at different facilties, the men are scattered which makes for a loss of time. They should also be clothed differently from soldiers.
July 2, 1793 The Infamous Mr. Martin Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne has been informed by Mr. Morrison, a gentleman of veracity, that he saw between twenty and thirty wagon-loads of public stores laying at Shippensburg. Mr. Martin who brought them that far was so infamous a character that he would not hire a team to bring them on to Pittsburgh. He has uniformly defrauded every person with whom he has had any dealings. Wayne fears that if the water fails as...
May 23, 1793 Marching of recruits; public clothing at Middletown Henry Knox John Pratt Is glad to hear of arrangements made to march recruits from Eastward. Approves of proposition relative to clothing. Is to leave in charge Ensign Bissell all the public clothing at Middletown Connecticut; recruits will be clothed at either New Brunswick or Trenton. Requests return of clothing.
July 14, 1792 Orders from Secretary of War Henry Knox William Preston Public service requires that recruits be assembled on frontier without delay. March under one of the subalterns all the men except for small recruiting party. March men to mouth of Great Henhawa River, where they will be clothed and equipped. Major General Wayne will be notified at Pittsburgh. Men should take a small quantity of arms and ammunition.
June 1, 1792 Prove Shot Henry Knox Isaac Craig Orders to prove shot to be delivered by Turnbull and Marnie. Clothing to be forwarded after recruits are clothed.
June 30, 1792 Military Movements and Peace with Indians Henry Knox Henry Lee Militia ordered out by Governor of Virginia will be paid once the evidence has been reviewed by the Accountant. Riflemen are to meet at a rendezvous to be equipped and clothed. Cherokees peaceful nature bring hopes of peace with entire tribe between Indians and U.S.
1791 Recruiting Instructions for a Regiment of Levies. Unknown Author [not available] Document, recruiting instructions given to the Commanding Officer of the Regiment of Levies; discusses protection of the frontiers; discusses troops and recruiting.
December 1790 Minutes from Benjamin Hawkins relative to the treaties with the Creeks Benjamin Hawkins [not available] Document, minutes relative to treaties with the Creek nation.
January 31, 1791 Petition of John Fitch John Fitch Edmund Randolph Details of Fitch's character described. Went poor in public service, traveled to Kentucky at the personal request of the commissioners, no longer has the assistance of the Army or his private creditors. Requests discharge, happy to hear there is a committee appointed by Congress to hear requests.
May 24, 1786 Report on the Memorial of Marinus Willett John Pierce Charles Thomson Pierce's report to Congress on the memorial of Colonel Marinus Willet, commander of a New York militia regiment in the Revolutionary War, concerning the settlement of his regiment's pay
April 11, 1799 Paying the Officers and Supplying the Recruits James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry describes his efforts to ensure that regimental officers are paid promptly and to make sure that recruits are properly clothed.
August 28, 1800 Extra Rations for Scouts Denied William Simmons Caleb Swan The Secretary of War specifically confined extra rations for scouts to a given amount and series of dates, neither of which were adhered to by Swan. Therefore amount for the extra rations given scouts deducted from payments. SImmons communicated this information to Swan so that he may make the necessary deductions from the scouts future pay.
June 30, 1792 On the ordering out of militia Henry Knox Henry Lee Letter, advises governor concerning militia. Will be paid promptly on the evidence being examined by War Department Accountant. Sums limited to those stipulated by Acts of Congress. Additional force would appear to be necessary. Mentions companies of Greenbriar and Bottetourt counties in Virginia, to rendezvous at mouth of the Great Kenhawa.
November 17, 1800 Request for Issue of Drums & Clothing for Fort Mifflin Garrison and Convicts Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of items to Fort Mifflin, including drums for the use of the fort, and clothing and knapsacks for the use of the men of the 1st Regiment of Artillerists & Engineers. Also directs that clothing which is in store but not suitable for the army should be delivered for use by the four convicts currently incarcerated at Fort Mifflin; Hodgdon reluctantly concedes that they must be...
March 20, 1799 Major Mahlon Ford & His Family, Loyal Federalists Jonathan Dayton Alexander Hamilton Dayton attests to the exemplary character of Major Ford and his family who are loyal Federalists residing in a county in New Jersey infected with Jacobinism.
February 20, 1790 Donnison seeks appointment from Knox William Donnison Henry Knox Letter, asks for militia appointment; discusses plan of Militia; encloses return of militia in Massachusetts.
December 1799 Uniform for the Army of the United States Alexander Hamilton [not available] Regulations describing the uniform for the various ranks of the Army of the United States. The cut and construction of some garments are described in detail.
October 21, 1794 Clothing for Detachments in the Rear George Washington Alexander Hamilton Washington questions the necessity and expense of providing clothing, rations, and pay for the detachments in the rear who will not contribute to quelling the insurgency. [Whiskey Rebellion]
June 6, 1797 Murders Committed in a Time of Profound Peace John Sevier James McHenry Sevier comments on murders committed by settlers and by Indians and emphasizes that there is blame on both sides.
January 20, 1796 Indian Travel Timothy Pickering William Blount Notification that Chickasaw and Choctaw Indians travel to Philadelphia, Pickering assumed it was to receive gifts from U.S. Government. Warned against unauthorized Indian travel.