Regarding Funds & Expenditures for Quartermaster & Other Army Departments

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Date August 20, 1796
Author Name John Wilkins, Jr. (primary) Location: Fort Detroit
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Further addresses the obtaining of funds and transportation required by the Army Quartermaster Department. Details why he has been unable to move on these issues without knowing more about the necessary items. Describes (by line-item) the expenditures of his department and the Army Indian Department. Promises further reports on the expenditures of the army departments.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Partly illegible. 3 COLLECTIONS: one with photocopy images, two without images.
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; John Wilkins Jr; Commander in Chief; General Wayne; Quartermasters Department; assistants; wagoners; artificers; pack horse men; boatsmen; Indian interpreters; pilots; Indian Department; ;
Related Places Fort Detroit;
Keywords money; supply; expenditures; estimate; following reasons; accounts; provisions; pay; wagons; pack horses; vessels; barracks; teams; materials; repair of the garrisons; wages; subsistence; corn; ;
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