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I informed you in a letter dated the 21st ultimo that I expected to be able to report to you on the 31st. that all my part of the pending business would be completed and it was completed on that day, with the exception of the 10th Regt. whose paymaster was detained and did not Reach this place until the 3d instant. The rolls of that Regiment are now under examination and the paymaster will be...
As there is no deputy pay master at Harpers Ferry, I wish to be informed to whom I shall transmit the bounty money for four Companies as directed by your Letter of the 23d. instant. I wish also to be informed, whether it was intended that the bounty money Ordered to Lieutenant Richmond — to be for four Companies, including 1960 dollars which I paid to him on the 28 of last month, for two full...
I have received your two letters of the 25th. Instant from Head Quarters Plainfield I presume it must have escaped your recollection, that, there never has been a deputy Pay Master appointed to General Pinckneys division, the several Regimental Pay Masters under his command (with the exception of One in South Carolina) have been in the habit of drawing their money directly from my Office....
Lieut. Moses Hooke of the recruiting party at Wilmington, represented to me to day, that from his youth, inexperience, and want of Oeconomy, he was in absolute distress for a little money to bear his expences to Pittsburgh his candor and frankness addressed themselves directly to my feelings, and I advanced him two months pay, Viz for July and August in addition to May and June, which I had...
I have received your letter of the 20th instant, and the estimate enclosed. I sent yesterday to the 6th Regiment in north Carolina 15.000 dollars in drafts on Wilmington—these drafts will probably arrive in time to enable the paymaster of that Regiment to pay off the officers and men before the 15 June 1800. I have also, paid the balance in full to the paymaster of the 8th Regiment who was to...
I have received your several letters of the 18 and 19 insts. and the enclosures—As soon as Lt Willson is appointed paymaster to the Rendezvous at Wilmington I shall pay into his hands the recruiting money which Lieut Blake refunded to me—it was taken out of Lt Blakes hands for the purpose—in the meantime Lieut there is upwards of 150 dollars in Lt Peytons hands unexpended, which may answer...
Aagreeably to your letter of the 16th instant, I have examined the several payments made to Captain Ingersolls Company, and find they have been in perfect Conformity with the muster Rolls. The enclosed notes, and extracts from the muster Rolls will more fully Shew the manner in which these artificers have been borne and made up on the rolls since July 1799, which was the time I commenced...
In pursuance of the act of the 14th of this month the Twelve additional Regiments of Infantry and the additional Cavalry officers are to be discharged on or before the 15th June 1800. They are entitled by the said law to receive three months pay as a gratuity; and I should presume that the object in this case is to have it paid promptly, together with any arrearages that may be due on the said...
I have received your letter of the 9th instant, enclosing the instruction to Captain Williamson the deputy Paymaster General, relative to Claims for incidental expences. The instructions now given will not interfere with the general plan of those received from the Comptroller, and will afford an accommodation to the officers at a distance, which will be found useful and necessary. Presuming...
Captains Brock, Gibson, Devin, and Grayson of the 4 Regiment, and Lieutenant Merriweather Lewis of the 1st. Regiment, have forwarded muster and pay Rolls of the recruits under their respective Commands at Staunton and its Vicinity, for December 1799, and January February and March 1800. which are examined and amount to 6147. Dollars. Captain Gibson has written to me that these troops will...