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Estimate of Expenses of the War Department for 1795

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: 2d Cong, House, Sec Treas Rep, Vols II-IV, RG233 view image
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Date November 18, 1794
Author Name Henry Knox (primary)
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Summary This is an estimate of the expenses of the War Department for the year 1795, made by the Secretary of War, and dated in his office the 18th of November, 1794 including the probable expenses of the detachment of the militia now in service in the Western parts of Pennsylvania.
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Legion of the United States; General Staff; Sub Legion; Company of Artillery; Troop of Horse [Cavalry]; Companies of Infantry; Companies of Riflemen; Hospital Department; Ordnance Department; Commissary of Military Stores; Indian Department; Quarter Master's Department; Militia; Adjutant General's Department; Quartermaster General's Department; Hospital Department; Artificers; Militia of New Jersey; Governor Howell; Light Dragoons; Field and Staff of the Brigade of Infantry and Cavalry; Militia of Pennsylvania; Cavalry of New Jersey; Militia of Maryland; Militia of Virginia; Naval Department; Invalid Pensioners; ;
Related Places War Department; garrisons and posts on the western and southern frontiers; Springfield, Massachusetts; West Point, New York; Albany; Fort Rensselaer and its dependencies at Trenton, New Jersey; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Carlisle; Fort Pitt; New London, Virginia; Manchester; Charleston, South Carolina; Falls of Delaware; territories northwest and southwest of the Ohio; Georgia; New Hampshire; Rhode Island; Connecticut; Vermont; Maryland; North Carolina; ;
Keywords pay; subsistence; rations; forage; clothing; Equipments for Cavalry; horses; bounty; rents; defensive protection of the frontiers; contingencies; camp equipage; military stores; 44 & 36 Gun Frigates; pay of the crew; Payment of Military Pensions; Support of Light-Houses, Beacons, Buoys, and Public Piers; Major General; Brigadier Generals; Major Commandant of Artillery; Major of Dragoons; Quarter Master; Pay Master at Heqdquarters; Adjutant to do the duty as Inspector; Chaplain; Surgeon of the Staff; Deputy Quarter Master; Aide-de-Camp to the Major General; pay in the line; Aide-de-Camp to each of the Brigadiers; Surgeon's Mates for the hospitals of the western and southern frontiers; Principal Artificer; Second Artificer; Lieutenant Colonel Commandant; Majors; Sub Legionary Pay Master; Sub Legionary Quarter Master; Battalion Surgeon's Mates; Sergeant Majors; Quarter Master Sergeants; Captain; Lieutenants; Sergeants; Corporals; Artificers; Privates; Musicians; Cornet; Farrier; Saddler; Trumpeter; Dragoons; Ensigns; Senior Musician; Privates; Buglers; Subsistence; money in lieu of rations; contract price; forage; Clothing; Suits; Equipments for the cavalry; saddles; bridles; cartouch boxes; sword belts; bugle horns; holsters; bags; swords; pistols; horseman's caps; boots and spurs; horses for the cavalry; bounty; medicines; instruments; stores for the hospital; salaries of storekeepers at arsenals; Commissary of Military Stores; rents; appropriation; expenses for new carriages; brass field artillery; iron cannon with garrison carriages; mortar beds; repairs of arms; repairs of fortifications; brass field pieces out of the useless mortars; lead; gun powder; rifled muskets; equipments for cavalry; saddles; girths; sursingles; stirrups; halters; mail pillions and straps; valices; nose-bags; scabbards; knap sacks; cartridge boxes; horseman's tents; officers' marquees; magazine; acres of ground for arsenals; defensive protection of the frontiers; disposition of the Indians; wagons; boats; transportation of recruits; axes; camp kettles; pack-saddles; iron, fuel; boards; paint; company books; stationery; subsistence of clerks; advances; Contingencies of War Department; maps; expresses; printing; loss of stores; advertising; apprehending deserters; ;
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