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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 20, 1800 Disability of Samuel Hunter William Stevens Unknown Recipient Certification by Doctors Stevens and William Read of Samuel Hunter's disability as a result of wounds received in the Revolutionary War
April 23, 1790 Report on the Petition of Captain Fox Joseph Howell Henry Knox Report on the petition of Capt. Nathaniel Fox, officer of the 6th Virginia Regiment, for commutation of pay and compensation for wounds received in the service.
June 14, 1790 Application for Supernumerary Pay Joseph Howell Henry Knox Discusses the application of Captain Daniel Baldwin, of the New Jersey Line, for supernumerary pay.
December 10, 1787 Joseph Howell discusses army accounts with Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell relays the Secretary at War's guidance to John Nicholson. Howell states that Congressional Act of 18 September 1776 only applies to soldiers that served to the end of the war. Asks for list of those who were discharged because of wounds but who had enlisted for duration of war.
July 25, 1792 Certificate of Disability incurred during St. Clair expedition Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Certificate of disability of Isaiah McCarty; alludes to St. Clair's campaign; discusses Invalid pension. He lost the use of his left hand and arm as a soldier of Captain Smith's company of the second regiment of levies on the late expedition against the indians under the command of Major General St. Clair. He is entitled during his disability to an allowance of five dollars per month. He is to...
January 9, 1797 Certification of Allowance for Wounded Veteran Andrew Lewis James McHenry [not available] Refers to pursuance of Indians and wounds received. Dr. Robert Brownfield certifies that Andrew Lewis's loss of his right arm prevents him from labor or earning a living. Refers to congressional act to provide for wounded soldiers with an annual allowance.
June 4, 1794 Pitkin's Appointment as a Captain Henry Knox Timothy Pitkin Knox notifies Pitkin of his appointment as a Captain in the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers. To assist him in deciding whether to accept the appointment, he is informed of the amount of pay and emoluments he will receive as well as the names of the other officers being so appointed. It should be understood that previously appointed officers have precedence in their respective grades to the...
January 13, 1798 Details on Pay of Lewis Hewley and Bounty Due Officers David Hale William Simmons Hewley detached from Capt. Littlefields Company at West Point and sent to Ellis Island, therefore his pay was drawn at Ellis Island. Hale appealed to Simmons on behalf of John Webster for documents regarding entitled bounty due the officer who was discharged from Capt. Bradley's Company in Granville. Hale stated, "he has the appearance of a veteran, and has exhibited proof of the wounds which...
February 16, 1793 Account of William Cato Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay of $250 for William Cato, late private in the late 2nd Maryland Regiment.
August 5, 1797 Pensions for James and Robert Cosby Joseph Greer War Department Deposition for invalid pensions for James and Robert Cosby for wounds received in action at Ninety Six in 1775
January 27, 1797 Petition of Mary Hibborn James McHenry United States Senate Mary Hibborn's petition for land promised to soldiers who served in the late war until its termination is denied because her husband, Francis Cranberry, served and died long before the war ended.
February 15, 1788 Jonathan Nicholson discusses business of the Comptroller's Office with Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson Joseph Howell John Nicholson informs Joseph Howell that he has settled the depreciation of the pay of Hugh Bradley, Sergeant of the 5th Pennsylvania Regiment. Bradley was thought to have died of wounds at Brandywine until he escaped as a prisoner at Stoney Point
June 23, 1798 Diplomatic relations with Spain William Loughton Smith James McHenry Writes that a ship that he was onboard heading out of Lisbon was fired upon by a Spanish gunboat. Describes travels through Spain and happily reports that the Spanish have surrendered posts in accordance to Pinckney's Treaty.
February 14, 1791 Encloses muster rolls of the late line of Virginia Joseph Howell James Madison Complying with Congressman Madison's request, the Commissioner of Army Accounts encloses the muster rolls of the late line of Virginia; reports back that Robert Tompkins was a lieutenant.
March 23, 1791 Murder of Friendly Indians Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair General St. Clair is to ensure that those guilty of the murder of friendly Indians are quickly brought to trial and punished. He is to meet with the principal chiefs of the Senacas to assure them that justice will be done and that compensation for loss of property is due the friends and relatives of the deceased Indians.
October 18, 1797 Pensions for James and Robert Cosby David Hanley William Simmons Forwarding accounts for provisions supplied to a party of Indians and cover letter for documents concerning Robert Crosby's and James Crosby's applications for an invalid pension
March 13, 1794 Petition of Thomas Holton Henry Knox Senate of the United States Knox addresses the United States Senate regarding the petitions of Lieutenant Jonathan Holton, wounded at Barrington in 1777 and placed on the New Hampshire pension list. Knox concludes that, though the wound may not be extremely injurioius, to withdraw the pension assigned Holton by the State of New Hampshire would signal a parsimony unfavorable to the national reputation.
April 23, 1793 Deposition Michael Cupps, Nancy Smith on Indian killings Greene County Georgia Michael Cupps Esquire Elihu Lyman Extract from deposition taken from files of William Urquhart, given by Michael Cupps and Nancy Smith to Elihu Lyman Esquire, justice of peace Greene County Georgia. Cupps was near the Oconee 22 April, heard gunshots; says he saw about 30 Indians massacring Richard Thresher, two children, negro wench. Wife with infant ran into river. Woman sustained scalping, multiple gunshot and tomahawk wounds,...
April 19, 1787 Warmest Sympathies Expressed Henry Knox Major General Richard Butler Knox offered sincere sympathy for injuries sustained by Butler in the service of his country.
September 13, 1789 A Message to the Chickasaw Nation of Indians Commissioners for Treating with the Indians South of the Ohio [not available] A message to the Chickasaw nation of Indians, from the commissioners plenipotentiary for restoring and establishing peace and amity between the United States of America and all the Indian nations situated within the limits of the said States, southward of the river Ohio. They make reference to Mr Bennett Ballew and express friendship. Make reference to Treaty at Hopewell. Many things have...
December 6, 1790 Act for Raising and Adding Another Regiment to the Military Frederick A Muhlenberg [not available] Full title: An Act for raising and adding another Regiment to the military after establishment of the United States and for making farther provisions for the protection of the frontiers. Official Congressional involvement in the protection of the frontiers of Virginia and Kentucky. Adds a regiment to the United States army, establishes the enlistment bounty as $6. The increase in troops will be...
May 29, 1787 Claims of Lieutenant Wild's widow Charles Pettit John Pierce Petitt writes on behalf of widow of Lieutenant Wild of Delaware Regiment. Wild reportedly received not pay for service from 1 August 1777 to 1 August 1778 when he resigned his commission, being unable to perform his duties as an officer because of wounds received at the Battle of Germantown. Sometime later, he resigned his breath. The widow made no application. Now she is told she must make an...
November 9, 1791 Colonel Darke addresses Washington regarding St.Clair's defeat General William Darke George Washington Letter, describes defeat of St. Clair's campaign; discusses casualties among women; describes casualties.
July 29, 1788 Regarding the pursuit of the men who apprehended Pickering Timothy Pickering Benjamin Franklin Pickering reports on the status of the men who apprehended him and the subsequent pursuit of the suspects by Captain Rosewell Franklin. Captain Franklin followed the offenders up the river. Joseph Dudley, Nathan Abbot, and Benjamin Abbot were all apprehended after a confrontation. Captain Franklin is coordinating with people upriver to ensure the capture of all offenders. John Jenkins is...
July 27, 1792 Preventing desertion; providing medicine and saddles; distinctive hat insignia Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Knox discusses the problem of desertion and how best to prevent it. He talks of recruiting efforts and outlines several troop movements and talks of the availablity of stores like clothing, medicine, and saddles. The four sub-legions are assigned distinctive hat bindings and plumes and the procedures for determining qualifications for pensions are discussed.