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July 14, 1796 Sproat's Account Ebenezer Sproat William Simmons CITATION only. Hagner to Sproat 07/30/1796. [Discusses Sproat's request for information concerning the settlement of his account.]
November 14, 1794 Claim of Colonel Sproat for Pay as Officer of Militia Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Joseph Howell Wolcott has no doubts about the claims of Colonel Sproat for pay as officer of militia.
November 26, 1795 Letter from the War Department Accountant William Simmons Isaac Craig Informs Major Craig that Colonel Sproat has charge of the sum of over 15,000 dollars to be delivered to him.
July 30, 1796 Settlement of Sproat's account Peter Hagner Ebenezer Sproat Discusses Sproat's request for information concerning the settlement of his account.
December 11, 1795 Account of Ebenezer Sproat Ebenezer Sproat William Simmons Enclosed are the receipts from Major [Isaac] Craig from the money Sproat brought him. Money delivered to Daniel Britt for Joseph Rogers and Edward Hind has not been accounted for but Sproat will forward the receipts with the other vouchers.
September 15, 1792 Forgotten Payment Ebenezer Sproat Samuel Hodgdon Sproat forgot to pay Hodgdon for housing. Offer to pay upon application for sum.
November 26, 1795 Letter from the War Department Accountant William Simmons Caleb Swan Informs Caleb Swan that Ebenezer Sproat has charge of certain funds for the pay and forage of the Army.
November 26, 1795 Warrant issued by the War Secretary William Simmons Ebenezer Sproat Informs Colonel Sproat that the War Secretary has issued a warrant in his favor for 15,721 dollars.
February 7, 1794 Lt. Colonel Sproat's Claim Joseph Howell Henry Knox Lt. Col. Sproat's claim of pay for services rendered as Lieutenant of the County of Washington in arranging, mustering, and paying the militia and scouts called out for the protection of the frontiers seems fully justified.
November 24, 1795 Account of Lieutenant Colonel Ebenezer Sproat William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $330 is due Lieutenant Colonel Ebenezer Sproat of the militia of Washington County, Southwest Territory being for his service in administering the levies and scouts and paying them during 1794 and 1795 at the rate of four months in each year, agreeably to opinion of General Knox.
April 30, 1796 Ebenezer Sproat's Account William Simmons Ebenezer Sproat Discusses the settlement of Sproat's account.
April 20, 1797 Account of Ebenezer Sproat Ebenezer Sproat William Simmons If his account is closed, Sproat should be able to settle with all the people who have been employed in this country under his orders and account to Simmons for all money received.
July 30, 1796 Cited letter or document, Ebenezer Sproat to William Simmons Ebenezer Sproat William Simmons Cited in Hagner to Sproat 08/05/1796
December 27, 1794 Orders to be Paid, Colonel Sproat's Account, Indian Goods Henry Knox Isaac Craig Kirkpatrick is to fulfill the duties of Commissary, instructions will be sent soon. Governor Lee's orders are to be paid. Colonel Sproat's account has been sent to Craig to verify the services performed. The invoice of Indian goods will be sent to the Treasury.
March 31, 1792 Ammunition and Boats Henry Knox Isaac Craig Orders to furnish Lieut. Howe with ammunition immediately if it has not been done per Col. Sproat's request. Requested additional boats to be built. Contract with Dunning and Shaw for axes to be furnished at Pittsburgh.
January 2, 1795 Hospital for Militia Isaac Craig Henry Knox Estimate to be obtained regarding services provided by Colonel Sproat. Hospital established to tend to sick militia. Governor Lee neglected to establish a method for defraying costs of hospital.
July 7, 1795 Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Captain De Habecourt William Simmons Francis De Hebecourt William Simmons informs Capt. Frances De Habecourt that the funds in his possession are for disbursement as payment to the militia called into service by Colonel Ebenezer Sproat for the protection of Gallipolis from 11 October 1794 to 30 April 1795.
May 19, 1791 Requests Congressional Law to Raise Militia Henry Knox Winthrop Sargent Refers to need for a Congressional law to outline the raising of a militia. Discusses security of upper settlements along the Ohio. Reports need to compensate Colonel Sproat.
September 16, 1796 Sproat's receipts and vouchers William Simmons Ebenezer Sproat Discusses two receipts of Army scouts sent in by Sproat. Explains reasons why paymasters are not allowed to administer estates of deceased soldiers. Acknowledges receipt of vouchers. Explains that "more perfect" vouchers are required before he can credit Sproat's account, Mentions payment of the "spy service." Disposition of the certificate of Judge Putnam.
August 21, 1796 Cited letter or document, Ebenezer Sproat to William Simmons Ebenezer Sproat William Simmons Cited in Simmons in Sproat 09/16/1796
August 10, 1795 Questionable Names on the Payroll Ebenezer Sproat William Simmons There is some question regarding the authenticity of several names appearing on the payrolls. Sproat says he did not see all of the men sign but the names have been certified by the appropriate magistrates so they should be legimate.
August 22, 1796 Examination of Ohio Company's Books, Credit to Account of Col. Sproat Rufus Putnam Peter Hagner Putnam has completed a full examination of the books and vouchers of the Ohio Company, and duly submits pay and subsistence abstracts to Hagner.
December 11, 1795 Payment and Estimate of Expenditures Isaac Craig Timothy Pickering Payment of Sproat for his work at Assistant Quartermaster General discussed. Enclosed estimate of expenditures requested money to be forwarded soon to complete business transactions for the year.
August 5, 1796 Vouchers and pay abstracts Peter Hagner Ebenezer Sproat Discusses the "deficiencies" in Sproat's vouchers. Discusses pay roll and subsistence abstracts; returns a receipt.
March 25, 1795 Overtures of Peace Timothy Pickering Arthur St. Clair Pickering believed that the militia under Col. Sproat currently employed defending the Muskingum can be "dispensed with." Mentioned overtures of peace made by 6 Indian tribes to Gen. Wayne. It was stipulated in writing that both sides would suspend hostilities. Also addressed peace with Great Britain.