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By the request of our friends take the Liberty of writing to you in favor of young Harry Collins, that belongs to Capt. Phelps Company, and has for Sum time ben in your family—he will hand this to you with other papers Relative to his age & Inability of preforming the Duties of a Solger. he will request you to give him his Discharge which we most Sertainly Expect you will. I presume you are...
Lieutenant Flaggs resignation has been accepted of which you will please to notify him, informing me of the time he receives your notice. with true consideration   I am Sir   Your obed Sevt. Df , in the handwriting of Philip Church, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. James McHenry to H, April 7, 1800 (listed in the appendix to this volume). See also H to Rice, March 24, 1800 .
The Deputy Pay Master General, in a conversation which I have just had with him, stated to me that altho near three thousand dollars were due to the fourteenth regiment on the thirty first of October, yet pay and muster rolls were not received by him untill the close of January when no time was lost in taking the necessary measures for a settlement. He further states to me that pay and muster...
I have received your letter of the 3rd. instant with the inclosures respecting Henry Collins. It has been my rule to grant those Soldiers a discharge who may have been inlisted under the age of eighteen, and who at the time of the application for their discharge have not attained that Age. Should you on further examination find Collins to be thus situated, you will cause him to be discharged...
Enclosed is a letter from Captain Ashmun requesting permission of absence. Applications of the kind should always come thro’ the commanding officer accompanied with his opinion. You are at libery to grant Captain Ashmun a furlough till some time in May. Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. Phineas Ashmun’s letter has not been found. See “Circular to...
The resignation of Captain Babbit is accepted, and his pay and emoluments will cease on the fifteenth of May next. You will inform him accordingly. Df , in the handwriting of Thomas Y. How, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. See Rice to H, March 23, 1800 ; H to Rice, April 1, 1800 ; H to James McHenry, April 16, 1800 (listed in the appendix to this volume); McHenry to H, April 19, 1800...
It appears by a Report of the Dy P M G that no return has come from the 12 Regiment of the Cloathing on hand as required by the general order of the 11th of March. Considering the time which has elapsed since the issuing of that order if there are any articles of Cloathing in the possession of the Pay Master of that Regiment he has been guilty of very great neglect for which he ought to be...
To remove the imputation cast upon the Pay Master of your Regiment, by Genl Hamiltons letter of the 23d Ulto. I beg leave to offer the following reasons for the supposed neglect. When the troops were ordered to this place, it was not thought adviseable to transport all the Clothing of the Regiment, especially that part which was out of season, as sufficient supply has always been Kept on hand,...
As a very considerable part of the Stores belonging to my department have been consigned to, and (I conclude) receipted for, by the Commandant of the 16th Regt—he not being present, & I not having the Necessary information of what had been recd. by him, has rendered it impossible for me to comply with the order for making out a return of the Stores of my department on hand. I am sir with high...
It is with the sincerest regret that I am obliged to apologize for any negle[c]t in the discharge of the duty incumbent on me as Pay Master of the 16th but circumstances are such as to render it absolutely necessary. It has not been in my power to comply with the order for makeing out a return of the stores belonging to my department on hand. The clothing for the 16th Regiment was sent to the...