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Estimate of Expenses for the US Army, 1801

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Sec War Ltrs Sent, to Sec Treas, RG93 view image
CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Sec War Ltrs Sent, to Sec Treas, RG93 view image
Document Information
Date November 20, 1800
Author Name Samuel Dexter (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Oliver Wolcott, Jr. (primary)
Summary Encloses estimates of expenses of the Army of the United States for the year 1801. Enclosure lists staff, numbers, and salaries and forage for each department. References clothing, horses, supplies, and bounties. Outlines Indian tribes. Lists several locations and branches.
Document Format Letterbook
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Related Persons/Groups Oliver Wolcott; Samuel Dexter; General Staff; Brigadier General; Lieutenant; Aid-de-Camp; Major; Division Inspector; Captain; Brigade Inspector; Paymaster General; Inspector of Artillery; Inspector of Fortifications; Captains; First Lieutenants; Second Lieutenants; Cadets; Sergeants; Corporals; Musicians; Farriers; Saddlers; Privates; Artillerists; Engineers; Quartermasters; Surgeons; Surgeon's Mates; Chief Musicians; Cadets; Lieutenants; Artificers; Infantry; Cavalry; deserters; Medical and Hospital Department; nurses; matrons; invalids; agents; clerks; express riders; Quartermaster's Department; Indian Department; Indians; Cherokees; Chickasaws; Creeks; Choctaws; Wyandots; Delaware; Shawnees; Ottowas; Chippewa; Miamis; Eel River; Weea; Kickapoo; Piankashaw; Kaskaskias; Ordnance Department; armorers; workmen; labourers; master armorer; ;
Related Places War Department; Philadelphia; Springfield; Harper's Ferry; Schuylkill; Albany; New London; Trenton; Accountant's Office; frontiers; ;
Keywords estimate of expenditures; pay; forage; subsistence; rations; horses; clothing; suits; desertion; watch coats; bounties; premium; enlisting; medicine; instruments; stores; hospitals; garrisons; physicians' bills; wagons; oxen; tents; boats; transportation; toops; ordnance; stores; axes; camp kettles; pack saddles; iron; fuel; straw; boards; nails; paint; company books; stationery; rent; claim; annuities; expenses; contingent expenses; journeys; salaries; wages; armory; iron; steel; coal; defensive protection; printing; muster rolls; maps; books; pensions; ;
Key Phrases promoting civilization;

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