[Estimate of money requisite for the Department of War for the year 1791].

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Date December 6, 1790
Author Name Henry Knox (primary)
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Summary This document is a copy of Knox's December 4th document, which is an estimate of the money required for the War Department in 1791. Tallying both direct military expenditures as well as money that will go to civilians, the amount estimated is $740,232.14 and 2/3 cents.
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; civilians; colonel; commandant; major; private; captain; lieutenant; Paymaster; ensign; Quartermaster; adjutant; surgeon's mate; sergeant; corporal; musician; private; artillerist; brigadier general; Quartermaster's Department; Hospital Department; store keeper; Ordnance Department; carpenter; armourer; Harmar; Wabash; Indians; Indian Nation; continental troops; invalids; Henry Glassaway; Christopher Richmond; Gates; Reverend; John Mason; Joseph Bliss; Aaron Holden; disabled; ;
Related Places frontier; territory; post; station; fort; store; West Point; Virginia; Springfield; Philadelphia; Lancaster; Hirkimer; Hirkimir; arsenal; Vermont; Maine; New Hampshire; Massachusetts; Rhode Island; New York; Pennsylvania; Maryland; Connecticut; New Jersey; Virginia; North Carolina; South Carolina; Georgia; ;
Keywords estimate; money; artillery; subsistence; pay; ration; forage; supplies; provisions; clothing; deductions; medicine; instruments; furniture; military stores; horses; tents; boats; axes; camp kettle; company books; boards; firewood; stationary; ordnance; arms; artillery; maps; general estimate; ;
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