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Armstrong, John, 1758-1843



  • Existence: 1758 - 1843


John Armstrong Jr. (November 25, 1758 – April 1, 1843) was an American soldier and statesman who was a delegate to the Continental Congress, U.S. Senator from New York, and Secretary of War.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

J. Wheelock letter

Identifier: Mss 814354
Mss 814354
Date(s): 1814-06-04
Scope and Contents

Letter from J. Wheelock at Dartmouth College to John Armstrong, Secretary of War, objecting to Hanover being used as a rendevous for the new recruits and suggests West Lebanon or Orford.

John Armstrong certificate of receipt

Identifier: Mss 764164
Mss 764164
Date(s): 1764-02-14
Scope and Contents

Certificate of receipt for John Armstrong, signed by John Stark?, town constable of Londonderry. Receipt is for the payment of town debts for 1763.

John Armstrong letter

Identifier: Mss 813312
Mss 813312
Date(s): 1813-05-12
Scope and Contents

Letter from John Armstrong in Washington, DC to Robert Brent with a report from Maj.Gen. Fales that the district paymaster had returned to Buffalo with funds to pay staff on light artillery there. 13th Co. has been in service a year and had not received no pay or bounties. "Under these circumstances, says the Maj.Gen, it is difficult to repress mutiny and the soldiers declare it is a sufficient reason for desertion."

John Armstrong letter

Identifier: Mss 814225.1
Mss 814225.1
Date(s): 1814-03-25
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Voucher from John Armstrong in Washington, DC to Robert Brent to pay to Maj. Richard Graham of 17th Regiment of Infantry at Lexington, Ky, $10,000 for bounties an premiums for the year 1814.

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