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Estimate of the Pay & Forage of the Troops

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CollectionTennessee State Library and Archives: James Robertson Papers view image
Document Information
Date March 13, 1794
Author Name Joseph Howell (primary)
Recipient Name Isaac Craig (primary)
Summary Estimate of the pay & forage of the Troops at Fort Fayette & Big Beaver Block House.
Document Format Document Signed
Document Notes Enclosed in Howell to Craig, 04/19/1794.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Joseph Howell; Isaac Craig; Captain Sparks; Captain; Surgeons Mate; Quarter Master Sergeant; Sergeant; Corporals; Musicians; Privates; Sergeant Major; Lieutenants; ;
Related Places Pittsburgh; Fort Fayette; Big Beaver Block House; Wheeling; ;
Keywords return; forage; pay; ;
Key Phrases [not available]
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Estimate of the pay & Forage of the Troops Fort Fayette, Big beaver block house, from Capt. Sparks return & Major Craigs Estimate on file in War office
[3 column table: Rank | Pay pr month | Amount of pay
Fort Fayette
1 Captain | 40 | 40
1 Surgeons Mate | 30 | 30
1 Quarter Master Serjeant | 7 | 7
1 Sergeant | 6 | 6
2 Corporals | 5 | 10
2 Music | 4 | 8
43 Privates | 3 | 129
Forage | - | 6
Big beaver block house
1 Serjeant Major | 7 | 7
2 Corporals | 5 | 10
13 Privates | 3 | 39
Fort Frankling from Lt. Polhimus's return in War Office
1 Lieutenant | 26 | 26
1 Surgeons Mate | 30 | 30
1 Quarter Master Serjeant | 7 | 7
2 Serjeants | 6 | 12
2 Corporals | 5 | 10
22 Privates | 3 | 66
Forage | - | 6
Carried over Dollars | - | 449
[3 column table: Rank | Month | Pay]
Amount Brought forward | - | 449
Wheeling from Isaac Craigs estimate
1 Lieutenant | 26 | 26
2 Serjeants | 6 | 12
2 Corporals | 5 | 10
21 Privates | 3 | 63

pay for one Month Dollars | - | 560
War Department
Accountants Office
March 13th 1794
Joseph Howell Acc
Estimate of pay and forage from 1st August to 31st Dec. amounting to Dollars 2,800
Ditto of Ditto 1st Jany to 30th April 1794 [dollars] 1,680
Drs $4,480
Major Isaac Craig
Pittsburgh