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June 12, 1785 Provisions for Prisoners at Fort Stanwix Joseph Carleton Nicholas Fish Carleton has been informed by Major North that forty or fifty prisoners are daily expected to arrive at Fort Stanwix. The provisions for the prisoners, drawn by Captain Lane, are still on the road from Albany. Fish, who is apparently on that road, is to appoint someone to take charge of the provisions and ensure they reach the fort. These are the only supply for the prisoners. Carleton suggests...
June 12, 1785 Provisions for prisoners Joseph Carleton Nicholas Fish Prisoners expected at Fort Stanwix; provisions for them are somewhere between Albany and the fort. Asks that Fish take measure to distribute provisions as they come in.
May 18, 1791 Land Purchase Henry Knox John Wendell 2500 acre land sale discussed.
December 23, 1793 Goods Intended for the Six Nations Alexander Hamilton Philip Schuyler Hamilton transmits to his father-in-law Schuyler a list of Indian goods intended for the Six Nations of Indians as payment for their efforts in the endeavor to make peace with the hostile Indians.A trusty person should be engaged to deliver the goods to General Chapin who wil provide the appopriate receipts.
December 26, 1793 Supplies for the Recruits at Albany Alexander Hamilton Philip Schuyler Since there is to be a recruiting station at Albany, Hamilton asks his father-in-law Schuyler to engage a contractor to furnish supplies for the recruits. The number of provisions supplied will be based on the return of the principal officer who will specify the number of men for whom rations will be required.
April 5, 1794 Salary of Michael Houdin, Assistant Store Keeper Military Stores at Albany Joseph Howell Michael G. Houdin $180 has been remitted to Nicholas Fish, Supervisor at New York, to pay nine months salary to Michael Houdin in 1793 and 1794.
July 31, 1794 Funds for Lt. McClelland's Recruiting Joseph Howell John McClelland The Secretary of War has directed a remittance of $200 through the hands of Nicholas Fish, Supervisor of New York , for the use of the recruiting service. Enclosed are Circular Letters to Recruiting Officers.
October 28, 1794 Salary of Michael Houdin Joseph Howell Michael G. Houdin The sum of $120 has been remitted to Nicholas Fish for six month's salary of Houdin. The unspent balance of $200 for his expenses should be refunded by Houdin to the United States.
December 22, 1794 Pay of Lt. McClellan's Transferred Recruits Joseph Howell John McClellan Lt. McClellan's muster rolls have been received but, since some of the recruits were transferred to Capt. Thompson's command, their pay has been remitted to him.
January 21, 1795 Return of Ordnance sent from West Point to Albany George Fleming Unknown Recipient "Return of brass ordnance and carriages sent from West Point by order of the Secretary of War, by George Fleming from the 21st of October 1793 to the 18th of November last to Albany, New York.
March 11, 1795 Money for the Use of the Recruiting Service, Etc. Joseph Howell John McClelland Nicholas Fish will transmit to Lieutenant McClelland a sum to be used for the recruiting service. McClelland's muster roll and the receipt for the pay of his command through December 1794 has been received. In the future these papers will be addressed to Howell's office with an outside cover superscribed to the Secretary of War.
April 24, 1795 Officers Must Make Out Their Own Payrolls, Etc. William Simmons John McClallin The Treasurer has remitted to Nicholas Fish a sum to be transmitted to Lieutenant McClallen, being the pay of himself and his recruits for the first quarter of 1795. In the future, officers must make out their own payrolls and transmit them to the Accountant's office accompanied with the muster rolls every two months when they will be examined.
April 27, 1795 Pay Rolls Due at the End of Each Two-Month Period William Simmons John McClallin It is expected that in the future every officer will make out their own pay rolls and transmit them with their muster rolls at the end of each two-month period. An examination will then take place and the amounts therein will be transmitted through the usual channels.
May 22, 1795 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Michael Houdin William Simmons Michael G. Houdin William Simmons notifies Michael Houdin to expect pay from Nicholas Fish.
July 17, 1795 Defense by the Attorney of the United States William Simmons Michael G. Houdin Simmons assures Houdin that the Secretary of War has taken every step necessary to have him defended by the Attorney of the United States, Richard Harrison.
July 28, 1795 Concerning future pay William Simmons Michael G. Houdin Informs Michael Houdin that Nicholas Fish will pay him.
September 12, 1795 Response to Request for Horse Timothy Pickering Solomon Van Rensselaer Pickering tells Van Renselaer that he may keep his public horse until the spring at his own expense or he can purchase him at his current value which seems the best solution.
October 14, 1795 Future payment William Simmons Michael G. Houdin Informs the Keeper of Military Stores that Nicholas Fish will pay him.
June 3, 1796 Notification of money owed William Simmons Michael G. Houdin Notifies Houdin of a debt owed to the War Department.
June 11, 1796 Pay and bounties for Bruff's detachment William Simmons James Bruff Notifies Bruff that he is forwarding money from the pay and bounties due to the soldiers in Bruff's detachment and requests that Bruff submit muster rolls so his men can be paid for May
June 14, 1796 Secretary at War asks Van Ranselaer to report his fitness for continued service James McHenry Solomon Van Rensselaer Secretary at War, acting under mandated reductions in force, inquires into Van Ranselaer's fitness for continued active military service.
September 7, 1796 Pay for storage of powder William Simmons James Van Ingen Cover letter transmitting Van Ingen's pay for storing powder.
September 27, 1796 Pay for Captain Littlefield's detachment William Simmons Nanning J. Vischer Notification that he will receive money from the War Department for the pay of a detachment of artillery and infantry under the command of Captain William Littlefield
September 28, 1796 Pay for Captain Littlefield and his detachment William Simmons William Littlefield Notifies Captain Littlefield that his pay has been forwarded to the paymaster at West Point and that the pay for Littlefield's detachment has been forwarded to Lt. Nanning Vischer
September 30, 1796 Early pay for Captain Littlefield's men at West Point William Simmons Nanning J. Vischer Notifies Vischer that due to the mistake of Nehemiah Freemen in paying Captain Littlefield's men for August, Vischer is to use the money Simmons sent for that purpose to pay them for September.