Letters, 1808-1861, to the Paymaster General, Washington, D.C., from various officers and others.


United States. Army. Pay Dept. Letters, 1808-1861, to the Paymaster General, Washington, D.C., from various officers and others.

Letters, 1808-1861, to the Paymaster General, Washington, D.C., from various officers and others.

Recommendations for paymasters for various regiments and districts, notice of accounts, requests for payments and pensions. Bulk of letters to Robert Brent (1808-1818), Nathan Towson (1819-1841), from J.C. Swift (1812-1816) and William B. Lewis (1835). Among numerous correspondents are N. Frye, Alden Partridge, John Armstrong, Wm. Lee, Maj. Gen. Jackson, Wm. Eustis, Thomas Parker, D. Parker, Thomas Pinkerton, James Reed, James Monroe and others.

ca. 240 items (in box) ; 12-34 cm.

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Swift, J. G. 1783-1865.

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United States. Army

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The United States Army is the largest branch of the United States Armed Forces and performs land-based military operations. It is one of the seven uniformed services of the United States and is designated as the Army of the United States in the United States Constitution, Article 2, Section 2, Clause 1 and United States Code, Title 10, Subtitle B, Chapter 301, Section 3001. As the largest and senior branch of the U.S. military, the modern U.S. Army has its roots in the Continental Army, which wa...

United States. Army. Pay Dept.

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Pinckney, Thomas, 1750-1828

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Charleston, S.C. attorney, politician, plantation owner, and Revolutionary War officer. He was the son of Charles Pinckney (ca. 1699-1758) and Eliza Lucas Pinckney (1722-1793). Thomas Pinckney was interested in scientific agriculture and authored a number of articles on the subject. From the description of Thomas Pinckney papers, ca. 1790-ca. 1825. (The South Carolina Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 35953391 Charleston, South Carolina attorney, soldier, and politici...

Monroe, James, 1758-1831

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James Monroe, fifth president of the United States of America (b. April 28, 1758, Monroe Hall, Virginia-d. July 4, 1831, New York, New York) fought with distinction in the Continental Army, and he practiced law in Fredericksburg, Virginia. As a young politician, he joined the anti-Federalists in the Virginia Convention which ratified the Constitution, and in 1790, an advocate of Jeffersonian policies, he was elected United States Senator. As Minister to France in 1794-1796, Monroe showed strong ...

Brent, Robert, d. 1819.

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Lewis, William Berkeley, 1784-1866

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Planter and public official. From the description of Letters of William Berkeley Lewis, 1827-1830. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014938 A friend of Andrew Jackson, William B. Lewis became a member of Jackson's "Kitchen Cabinet" during his presidency. Lewis was also second auditor of the treasury. From the description of ALS, 1834 October 11 : Washington [D.C.], to Mr. Brady. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 53018331 ...

Towson, Nathan, 1784-1854

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Nathan Towson (1784-1854) of Maryland, was paymaster general of the United States Army. From the guide to the Nathan Towson Papers, ., 1840 and undated, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) Paymaster General, Washington, D.C. From the description of Papers, 1846. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 30838938 ...