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October 21, 1799 Request to Return Items to John Wilkins, Quartermaster General Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Instructs Harris to return certain items to John Wilkins, Quartermaster General.
January 30, 1800 Abstract of disbursements by John Wilkins Jr., Quarter Master General James Miller William Simmons Abstract of disbursements by John Wilkins Jr., Quarter Master General for warrant of General Macpherson, commanding on the Northampton Expedition for himself and suit.
September 29, 1798 Requests Receipt for Packets and Vouchers John Steele William Simmons Letter, encloses letter of John Wilkins with abstract and vouchers.
October 14, 1800 Regarding the Quarter Master General's duties and accounts William Simmons Samuel Dexter Relative to accounts of John Wilkins Jr., Quarter Master General. Notes that Wilkins was not furnished with with any instruction as to his particular duties.
May 15, 1798 Letter from the comptroller respecting John Wilkins Jr. Quartermaster General Accounts John Steele William Simmons From Pittsburgh, John Wilkins Jr. Quarter Master General with two abstracts and two packets containing vouchers of disbursements, transmitted to auditor.
January 26, 1797 Conducting Indians to Philadelphia John Steele William Simmons One thousand dollars is advanced to the Quartermaster's department so that John Wilkins, Quartermaster General, can advance said amount to Capt. John Heth to be used for conducting Indians to Philadelphia.
October 27, 1800 Delivery of Uniform Items to John Wilkins, Quarter Master General Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs delivery of uniform items to John Wilkins, Quarter Master General, to be transported to Colonel Ebenezer Stevens.
June 10, 1796 Acceptance of Appointment as Quartermaster General John Wilkins, Jr. James McHenry Wilkins accepts his appointment as Quartermaster General in the Legion of the United States. Refers to the money arrangements of that department.
November 10, 1800 Items to John Wilkins, Quarter Master General, for Captain Heth, Recruiting in Philadelphia Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs delivery of sundry items to John Wilkins, Quarter Master General, for Captain Heth, recruiting in Philadelphia.
September 16, 1800 Memo re the Purchase of a Horse. Caleb Swan [not available] Swan says he informed General Wilkins in Philadelphia. Left the horse and General Wilkins said he would inquire upon his return from Pittsburg, which as in August 1799.
November 12, 1800 Accounts of John Wilkins and James O'Hara John Steele William Simmons Respecting the accounts of James O'Hara, Contractor for Supplying the Troops, and John Wilkins, Quartermaster General, it is incumbent upon Simmons to expedite their adjustment as well as all other accounts in which similar doubts may be entertained.
August 23, 1799 Records of John Wilkins, Quarter Master General. [not available] John Wilkins, Jr. Account for payments to various individuals for furniture.
October 7, 1800 Wilkinsí explanation regarding some objections to his accounts John Wilkins, Jr. William Simmons In responding to objections to accounts, Wilkins notes a lack of clarity regarding certain principles on scope and scale of authority of the Quarter Master General, under what conditions he may make purchases, and the nature of his military appointment which puts him under orders of the commanding general.
December 4, 1800 Letter Citation John Wilkins, Jr. William Simmons Cited in Simmons to Wilkins, 12/12/1800.
July 8, 1798 Articles for General Wilkinson & Myself John Wilkins, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon Wilkins requests a list of articles for General Wilkinson and a list for himself, including brown sugar, coffee, tea, brandy, and sherry wine.
November 5, 1797 Account of John Wilkins, Jr. John Wilkins, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon Wilkins explains the most recent details and complications of his account.
February 22, 1798 Colonel Wilkins' Receipt Samuel Hodgdon John Steele Letter, encloses John Wilkins' receipts.
September 24, 1798 Letter from the comptroller on John Wilkins Jr accounts from the Treasury books John Steele William Simmons Steele informs Simmons that accounts of John Wilkins Jr. Quarter Master General have been closed on the books of the Treasury with a credit.
November 13, 1800 Simmons Writing Wilkins Regarding the Settling of his Accounts After the Fire William Simmons John Wilkins, Jr. Wilkins' letter of October 31st was received along with its accompanying accounts. Because they were below stairs and removed before the fire reached them, Simmons' papers were saved, whereas the Secretary of War lost the majority of his. Simmons states that there is now a fixed principle which will govern Simmons in the settling of Wilkins' accounts, and as soon as normalcy returns he will...
July 9, 1800 Request for Warrant in Favor of John Wilkins Jr. for Delivery to William Miller James Miller William Simmons Miller requested from Secretary of War Samuel Dexter a warrant for $15,000 in favor of John Wilkins Jr., Quarter Master General and asks that it be delivered to Miller's brother, William Miller.
December 31, 1799 Payment for Hauling Cannon and Powder Henry Harbinger James Wilkins Harbinger acknowledges receipt of $8.33 from John Wilkins as payment for his services hauling cannon and powder used for the funeral honors for General Washington.
January 9, 1800 Purchase of office supplies [not available] [not available] Received at Philadelphia from John Wilkins Quarter Master General and Mr James Miller Agent, $4.37 for stationary delivered.
February 13, 1799 Copy of letter from Secretary of War to John Wilkins Jr. regarding expenses of Captain Edward Butler James McHenry John Wilkins, Jr. McHenry encloses abstract of personal expenses of Captain Edward Butler, who while discharging duty as Quarter Master General by order of Major General Anthoony Wayne. Asks Wilkins to obtain explanation regarding nature of disbursements and report back to him.
November 4, 1797 Money Due on a Land Certificate in Wilkins' Name John Wilkins, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon Wilkins has drawn on Hodgdon Bill No. 53 for $353 in favor of Mr. Beck and Mr. Reese. He asks Hodgdon to pay $1154.56 due on a land certificate in Wilkins' name and charge it to him so that the land is not forfeited.
February 26, 1800 Notification of Appointment Alexander Hamilton John Wilkins, Jr. Notified Wilkins that Lt. Col. Ogden was provisionally appointed as Deputy Quartermaster, hopes for Wilkins formal sanction of the appointment which was already approved by the Secretary of War.