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Monies Expended for the Military Establishment

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CollectionConnecticut Historical Society: Oliver Wolcott Jr. Papers. view image
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Document Information
Date August 1, 1796
Author Name Oliver Wolcott, Jr. (primary) Location: Treasury Department
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Based on an examination of the records of the Treasury, Wolcott is to provide information required by the House of Representatives on the monies expended by the military establishment for each calendar year since the establishment of the national government. He asks for McHenry's assistance in identifying specific sums for sundry categories of military expenditures.
Document Format Autograph Draft Letter
Document Notes Partially illegible. Cited in Simmons to Wolcott 10/03/1796
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Oliver Wolcott, Jr.; Cavalry; House of Representatives; Joseph Howard; Samuel Meredith; soldiers; store keepers; militia; ;
Related Places Treasury Department; arsenals; Western Country of Pennsylvania; ;
Keywords subsistence; forage; militia; hospital stores; horses; appropriations; resolution; monies expended for the military establishment; expenses; ;
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