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Enclosed Copy of Waste Book of the Agent for the Dept of War

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Rev War Service Claims Files, RG217 view image
CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Rev War Service Claims Files, RG217 view image
Document Information
Date August 9, 1797
Author Name Stephen Hillis (primary) Location: Knoxville
Recipient Name William Simmons (primary) Location: Department of War
Summary Hillis encloses a copy of the records of the Agent of the War Department of payments made in July 1797. Items include payments for goods and services as well as salary payments.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups William Simmons; Stephen Hillis; Agent for the Department of War; Weston P. King; William Bryant, waiter; Captain Brock; James Dodson; Indian Department; Clothing Department; William MClish; William McClish; interpreter; Chickasaw; George Colbert; Negroes; Cherokees; Secretary of War James McHenry; Benjamin Hawkins; Charles Hicks; James Byers; Treasurer; Captain Wades' men; General Sevier; Congress; express; Colonel Butler; Judge McRairy; Dragoons; Dinsmoor; Governor Blount; Charles McClurg; Robert Hayes; muster master; militia; William Baldie; Captain Rickard's company; Robert Craig; Colonel Ramsey; William Rud; Quarter Master's Department; John Dearmon; Nathan Dabney Abbett; Samuel Cowan; James & John Gillespie; Mr. Byers; Alexander Kirkpatrick; William MClish's daughter a Chickasaw Indian; Joseph Greer; King Krozier; John Hasket; Thomas Brandon; William Doherty; deserter; Thomas Hope; Joseph Bridges; William Rickard's company; Nicholas Bartlett; Thomas A. Claiborne; John Childress; Army Department; Sergeant James Dewitt; Captain Richard Spark's company; Mrs. Houdon; Robert Neely; Hugh Dunlapp; Colonel Butler; William Atkinson; Captain Van Rensselair; Zachariah Butler; William Rickard; Hugh Row; Captain John Wade's company; Lewis Tiner, clerk; Joseph Chisholm; Commissioners; Colonel Ore; Jacob Lavender; Peter McNamee; ;
Related Places Department of War; Knoxville; Tellico; Mero District; Dragoon Camp; West Point; ;
Keywords waste book; shirts; overalls; cash; salary; Chickasaw yearly stipend; set of exchange; bounty; contingent expense; provisions; ferriage; military services; making a coffin; hauling; wagon loads of hay; loads of slabs; load of wood; pails; shingles; sand box; powder; gray mare; linsey; cutting bones; finding knives; pay; forage; horses; pack horses; subsistence; shoeing horses; plank; mending a trumpet; mess boxes; table; benches; shoes; ;
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