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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 16, 1800 Filling the Vacancy of Master Armorer Joseph Cranch Samuel Hodgdon Because he has suffered from a sickness for four months, Cranch will not be able to fill the vacancy of Master Armorer. He recommends a man who has been in his employ for ten years and can be depended on for his knowledge of the business and integrity and attention to the public interest.
November 26, 1799 Remember Me if There is Any Vacancy Jacob Clarkson Samuel Hodgdon Clarkson wants to be remembered by Hodgdon in case a vacancy occurs for a clerk's or any other position in his office.
November 28, 1799 Can My Brother Isaac Fill the Vacancy? F. Waterman Timothy Banger Waterman apologizes for declining Banger's offer to fill the vacancy in the military stores but he recommends that his brother Isaac be considered for the same position.
February 18, 1797 Filling a Clerk's Vacancy in Hodgdon's Office Michael Kennedy Samuel Hodgdon Having heard of a vacancy for a clerk in Hodgdon's office, Kennedy offers his services. He has previously been employed by Joseph Nourse, Register of the Treasury, for three years who should be consulted regarding Kennedy's character and abilities.
October 24, 1799 Names of Candidates for Vacant Position James McHenry Samuel Chase Candidates for Mr. Paca's position discussed.
July 24, 1800 Regarding Petition for Appointment as Springfield Arsenal Superintendent John Adams Samuel Dexter Adams forwards a man's petition to be named superintendent of the Springfield Armory, but admits he is not aware of the status of any vacancy there.
May 9, 1800 Rejection of Officer Application Due to Age Requirement & Lack of Vacancies Benjamin Stoddert Jonathan Trumbull Acknowledges receipt of Trumbull's recommendation for William Roberts to be appointed to the U.S. Navy; admits that Roberts seems to be a fine candidate, but that he cannot be appointed to either of the positions he applied for. There is no vacancy in the Marines, and Roberts is too old to be appointed a midshipman, a rank whose starting age is 12-18.
May 15, 1799 Recommendation of Ezekial King Robert Ellis Samuel Hodgdon Ellis and Betterton certify that they have known Ezekial King for many years and consider him fully qualifed to fill the vacancy in Major Craig's office.
August 19, 1797 Filling the vacancy of deputy pay master and store keeper James McHenry William Simmons Informs the accountant of Edward Wright's appointment to the office of Deputy Pay Master and Store-keeper in Tennessee, with a salary of $600.
June 26, 1800 Acknowledged Receipt of Letter Peter Hagner [not available] P Hagner, clerk, acknowledged receipt of letter due to absence of Simmons. Examination of accounts will happen after books of the Office arrive from Philadelphia. Letter sent to Sec. of War to be considered as an application if a vacancy opens.
June 18, 1799 Discussion of Military Positions to Be Offered to Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford James McHenry John Adams Reminds Adams of the wish of the American-born Count Rumford to return to America; forwards some correspondence with him, noting that he has applied for an appointment in the U.S. military, which, given Rumford's many skills, would be a boon for the army. Reminds Adams that there are still a lieutenant colonel's vacancy in one of the Artillerists and Engineers regiments, two independent...
May 30, 1792 Application for vacancy in army Henry Knox William Preston Secretary Knox informs William Preston that his application to fill one of the vacancies in the army has come too late. The vacancies of Captain Alexander Gibson and Captain Howell Lewis have already been filled.
August 7, 1787 Return of the Troops, Resignation and Nomination Josiah Harmar Benjamin Franklin Encloses a return of the Pennslyvania Troops. Captain Finney wishes to retire from service, which opens up a vacancy for an ensign. Harmar recommends Robert Thompson, son of the late General Thompson, for the position.
August 16, 1799 Request for Military Appointments Robert Goodloe Harper James McHenry Harper recommends Memereau Walker for a commission in the permanent army. Walker is qualifed to be an infantry officer but would like the artillery for which he is not yet qualifed. Harper himself would like to fill the vacancy left by Colonel Watts on the same terms offered to Dayton.
September 27, 1799 Expectation of Promotion by Succession Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton explains his conception of the appropriate manner in which vacancies in the officer corps are to be filled. Generally, vacancies are to be filled by succession and not by the insertion of new men.
November 1, 1792 Sargent Recommends Sebastian for Judge Winthrop Sargent Henry Knox Letter, discusses provision for Judge Advocate of the Army; recommends Sebastian for Judge of territory.
October 8, 1796 Request for Promotion of Richard Whiley Anthony Wayne James McHenry Enclosed certification of R. Whiley character, request to promote him if a vacancy in the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers or Cavalry becomes available.
November 20, 1800 Letter from the Secretary of War regarding application for commission Samuel Dexter Thomson Randolph Refers to an application for commission received and notes that there is no vacancy.
July 27, 1793 Vacancy in the Office of Adjutant General & Invoices for Stores Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Knox requests that Wayne fill the office of Adjustant General which is again vacant. Th case of Dr. Scott is referred to him to take whatever action he deems appropriate. Invoices for various stores are forwarded.
November 24, 1787 Recommendation of Mr. Coudray Josiah Harmar Henry Knox If there is a vacancy in the Connecticut quota, General Harmar recommends Mr. Coudray who has been a volunteer in the regiment for a considerable time and has conducted himself with propriety.
July 8, 1799 Principles Relative to Promotions Alexander Hamilton James McHenry McHenry discusses in detail the principles to be applied relative to promotions of officers. Generally, when there is a vacancy, the next officer in rank will fill it although there are exceptions in extraordinary cases. He emphasizes that it is the duty of all officers of the Infantry, Artillery, and Cavalry to be familiar with the tactics of the other two corps.
May 3, 1799 Opinion that the President Cannot Appoint Officers Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Expresses opinion that the President has no power to appoint officers to battalions. Distinguishes between filling a vacancy and appointment of a new office.
July 23, 1789 No Appointments Available Henry Knox Pierce Butler Advises no vacant appointments, will notify Butler when a position becomes available.
June 1789 Bill to Establish the Department of War House of Representatives [not available] Bill to establish the Department of War. Either a draft or amended version.
July 23, 1789 Knox informs Fitzsimmons that no vacancy for appointment exists Henry Knox Thomas Fitzsimmons Letter, advises no vacant appointments.