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Articles of agreement made between the Secretary of the Department of War and William Colfax of the State of New Jersey

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Document Information
Date July 3, 1801
Author Name Henry Dearborn (primary) Location: Dept. of War
Recipient Name William Colfax (primary) Location: State of New Jersey
Summary A contract between Secretary Dearborn and contractor Colfax for the provision of supplies for the troops and recruits in New Jersey and New York.
Document Format Contemporary Printed Copy of Letter/Document (other than PL/PD)
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Dearborn; William Colfax or his agent; troops; commander in chief of the army; commanding officer of any separate detachment; contractor; two disinterested persons; escorts and guards for the safety of the provisions; enemy; Accountant of the Department of War; Comptroller of the Treasury; Newman; Rogers;
Related Places Department of War; State of New Jersey; New York;
Keywords Articles of Agreement; rations; use of the United States; following prices; daily issues; two hundred and fifteen cents and five mills; sixteen cents and five mills; price of the ration; bread or flour; meat; liquor; small parts; this contract; one quart of rice; sifted or boulted Indian meal; fresh beef; salted beef; salted pork; soap; separate detachment; ardent spirits; price of every ration; supplies; fortified places and military posts; expenses of transportation; case of disagreement; provisions; deficiency; due bills; contracted price of the rations; cattle; stationary posts; proper storehouses; provisions; quarters for the soldiers and recruits; recruiting rendezvous; supplies of fuel and straw; advances of money; surplus; ;
Key Phrases issues; two hundred and fifteen cents and five mills; sixteen cents and five mills; price of the ration; bread or flour; meat; liquor;small parts; this contract; one quart of rice; sifted or boulted Indian meal; fresh beef; salted beef; salted pork; soap; separate detachment; ardent spirits; price of every ration; supplies; fortified places and military posts; expenses of transportation; case of disagreement; provisions; deficiency; due bills; contracted price of the rations; cattle; stationary posts; proper storehouses; safekeeping of the provisions; quarters for the soldiers and recruits; recruiting rendezvous; supplies of fuel and straw; advances of money; surplus; unreasonable or unnecessary delay
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