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October 2, 1794 A Heavy Requisition from Elliot & Williams, Etc. Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Alexander Hamilton Notes are being prepared for remittances to General Miller and Mr. Williams. $90,000 will be transported to Fort Cumberland for the pay of the Army. Heavy requisitions have been made of Contractors Elliot & Williams based on their contract with the Army. General Knox is expected soon.
January 1791 Estimate of Supplies Furnished by Elliot & Williams Unknown Author [not available] Estimate of supplies furnished by Elliot and Williams in 1790, controverted by the Secretary of War but ultimately allowed. Lists accoutrements and rations with estimated values.
June 27, 1788 Contracts and Payment Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Henry Knox Enclosed contract between U.S. government and Elliot and Williams. Noted contract did not specify method of payment.
October 14, 1790 Employment of Contractors Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Henry Knox Williams brother to write Knox about contract between government and his business. Hopes for additional employment.
November 5, 1791 Return of the New Contractor's Provisions on Hand A. Hunt Samuel Hodgdon A return of the provisions on hand at Fort Washington belonging to Elijah Williams, Contractor, as of the 5th of November 1791.
September 3, 1790 Expresses Confidence in Supplies for Upcoming Expedition Henry Knox Robert Elliot Expresses confidence in ability of contractors to provide appropriate materials for the upcoming expedition.
September 3, 1790 Preparations for Expedition Henry Knox [not available] Orders to prepare Commissary and Quartermasters line for supplying expedition. Colonel Samuel Smith has made financial arrangement. Therefore, there are no restraints in preparations for want of pecuniary assistance.
March 31, 1792 Payments Made by the Treasurer for the Use of the War Department, 3 March 1791 to 31 March 1792 Treasurer of the United States [not available] Lists payments to various individuals by name, date, and amount; summarizes totals to each contractor and overall total at end of document. Concludes by stating that advances were made "by the Bank of North America for the use of the Department of War."
November 8, 1794 Contractor killed by Indians Alexander Hamilton James O'Hara Informs James O'Hara, Quartermaster General of the U.S. Army, that Robert Elliot, one of the contractors, has been lately killed by hostile Indians, and that this might hinder the furnishing and forwarding of supplies.
February 15, 1798 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Capt. Elliot William Simmons Joseph Elliot William Simmons informs Capt. Elliot that his receipt roll is received.
August 8, 1793 Probable Amount of Rations for the Western Posts Joseph Nourse Alexander Hamilton "Sends 'an estimate of the probable amount of rations which have been and which may be issued from the 1st January 1793 to the 30th September following by Messrs. Elliot & William, contractors for supplying the western posts with provisions.'"
February 3, 1798 Letter Citation Joseph Elliot William Simmons Cited in Simmons to Elliot, 02/15/1798. William Simmons informs Capt. Elliot that his receipt roll is received.
June 21, 1794 Flour sent to Fort Washington Elie Williams Henry Knox Assurances that an ample supply of flour will be sent to Fort Washington for the Kentucky Volunteers, now stationed there to assist Major General Wayne in campaign. Mr. Elliot will provide future supplies.
February 12, 1798 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Capt. Elliot William Simmons Joseph Elliot William Simmons informs Capt. Elliot that his receipts are received but his settlement will be delayed pending the actions of Congress.
January 1, 1794 Articles of Agreement [not available] [not available] Articles of Agreement between Alexander Hamilton and Robert Elliot and Elie Williams.
May 25, 1795 Extract of a letter from Detroit dated 5/25/1795, Communicated by W. J. Williams. John Foster Williams [not available] Indians are timid to sign peace treaty due to the lies told by traitors. Blue Jacket doing his best to persuade them to join the United States, writer feels they will acquiesce once they are away from the "Hell hole". Change in posts for Col. McKee to upper Canada.
August 22, 1791 Letter Citation Andrew Elliot Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Elliot, 08/30/1791.
January 27, 1800 Payment of regular troops under Lieutenant Colonel Butler David Henley James McHenry Henley requests payment of $412.12 to John Wilkins Jr for regular troops under Lieutenant Colonel Butler.
June 3, 1788 Credit Issued to U.S. by Merchants Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Henry Knox Personal perspective on credit issued to U.S. gov't by contractors in lieu of payments. Requests information on location of troops in the west so contractors can supply them.
May 22, 1799 List of Stores for Captain Elliot's Laboratory Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry List of stores under order for the laboratory under Captain Elliot. Eliot will provide the dimensions of the shot and superintend the casting.
November 16, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Joseph Elliott William Simmons Joseph Elliot William Simmons returns the pay and muster rolls sent by Capt. Elliot. Simmons states that Elliot must comply with established regulations before his claims can be settled.
March 1, 1797 Pay of Captain Joseph Elliot & His Men at Mud Island Fort William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $206 is due Captain Joseph Elliot, Lieutenant Henry Muhlenberg, Surgeon's Mate William Steel (including forage) and the men under the command of Captain Elliot at Mud Island Fort, being their pay for February 1797.
May 31, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Joseph Elliot Simmons provides an account balance to Elliot. Simmons also informs Elliot to expect payment from John Dexter.
July 19, 1797 Pay of Williams' detachment William Simmons Philip Williams Notifies Williams that he will receive money for his pay and that of his detachment, as well as for the recruiting service and several other sums. Cited in Williams to Simmons, 09/02/1797.
March 17, 1800 New Book Keeper and Status of Furs for Transport Edward Wright John Harris Mr. Elliot's travel plans. Opinion of Wright - that Elliot was acceptable but would have preferred a man who could keep accounts in a more agreeable manner. Updates on shipment of furs via waggon.