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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.
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 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.
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 Settlement of Sproat's account Peter Hagner Ebenezer Sproat Discusses Sproat's request for information concerning the settlement of his account.
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.
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.
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 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.
July 30, 1796 Cited letter or document, Ebenezer Sproat to William Simmons Ebenezer Sproat William Simmons Cited in Hagner to Sproat 08/05/1796
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.
April 16, 1796 Accounting Matters with Ebenezer Sproat William Simmons Ebenezer Sproat Accounts and vouchers should be transmitted to the War Department; receipts have been entered to his credit on the accountant's books
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.
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.
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.
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.
February 8, 1794 Pay Due Militia and Scouts of the County of Washington Joseph Howell Ebenezer Sproat Sproat is held accountable for the $6,203.06 pay due to the sundry Militia and Scouts of the County of Washington, northwest of the Ohio and should therefore be governed by the instructions respecting such payments.
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.
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.
March 27, 1796 All Spies Discharged Per Order of Sec. of War Ebenezer Sproat William Simmons Deserter from Ohio company still missing, all [spies] in county discharged per order of Secretary of War. Vouchers to be forwarded soon.
January 30, 1795 Ohio River Mail Boats and Rations Isaac Craig Timothy Pickering Putnam to superintend matters related to mail system in Ohio. Crews of mail boats paid off through the end of the year. Discussed arrangements for annual pay of crew. Requested opinion on payment for repairs at Merietta and supply of rations.
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.
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.