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:
Identifier: Mss 814354
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.
Identifier: Mss 764164
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.
Identifier: Mss 813312
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."
Identifier: Mss 814225.1
Scope and Contents 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.