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Estimate of the Expenses of the War Department for the Year 1797

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: 4th Congress, House, Sec Treas Reports view image
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Date December 2, 1796
Author Name James McHenry (primary)
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Summary Official list of expenses for War Department including salaries of officers and cost of maintenance of buildings
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; military department; War Department; Major General; Brigadier General; aids de camp; brigade major; quartermaster general; adjutant general; paymaster general; lieutenant colonel commandant; major; staff; paymaster; quartermaster; surgeon; surgeon's mate; artificer; Infantry; regiments; Captains; lieutenants; ensigns; sergeants; corporals; senior musicians; musicians; privates; light dragoons; farriers; trumpeters; sadlers; saddlers; corps of artillerists and engineers; cadets; women; non-commissioned officers; cornets; discharged soldiers; Hospital Department; nurses; matrons; invalids; Ordnance Department; clerks; armorers; workmen; superintendent of stores; storekeeper; laborers; inspector; instructors; Indian Department; Six Nations; Chickasaw; Cherokee; Creeks; Indians; commissioners; temporary agents; surveyors; Naval Department; seamen; marines; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Trenton; New Jersey; West Point, New York; Albany; New York; Fort Rensselaer; Springfield, Massachusetts; Pittsburgh; Carlisle; Shepherd's Town; Sherpherstown; Virginia; Manchester, Virginia; New London, Virginia; arsenals; magazines; posts; hospitals; frontiers; north-west of the Ohio; Ohio River; Oneida; Indian nations; Indian territory; Oswego; Niagara; Detroit; New Hampshire; Massachusetts; Rhode Island; Connecticut; Vermont; Pennsylvania; Delaware; Maryland; North Carolina; Georgia; Reed Island; Cape Henlopen; Bald Head; Montok Point; ;
Keywords estimate; expenses; pay; garrisons; hospitals; subsistence; rations; forage; saddles; holsters; bridles; bridoons; stable halters; valises; cartouch boxes; mail pillion; straps; nose bags; pair of pistols; swords; sword belts; bugle horn; horses; clothing; bounty; desertion; medicines; instruments; stores; salaries; rent; powder; show; kentledge; transportation; contingent expenses; cleaning; repairing arms; mathematics; wagons; tents; boats; axes; camp kettles; defensive protection; forts; annuities; civilization; grist mill; saw mill; church; running a line; loss of stores; allowance; special services; advertising; printing maps; 44 gun frigates; frigates; pensions; lighthouses; light houses; beacons; buoys; piers; channels; bars; shoals; lanterns; lamps; oil vault; building; ;
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