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September 8, 1796 Compensation of Francis Mentges, Inspector of the Troops and Garrisons of the US William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $62 is due Francis Mentges, Inspector of the Troops and Garrisons of the US, being his compensation for August 1796.
March 25, 1790 Claims of Colonels Baylor and Mentges Henry Knox Joseph Howell War Secretary asks the Commissioner of Army Accounts to investigate the claims of Colonel Baylor and Colonel Mentges.
June 2, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Francis Mentges Simmons provides an account balance to Mentges.
June 4, 1795 Account of Francis Mentges, Inspector of the Troops and Garrisons of the US William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $102 is due Francis Mentges, Inspector of the Troops and Garrisons of the US, being the balance of his account for services from July 1794 to May 1795.
April 25, 1798 Possible Impropriety in Major Tousard's Account William Simmons Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Simmons points out that Major Tousard is using one driver for two teams of horses yet Colonel Mentges is paying him for the hire of two drivers. Colonel Mentges asserts that he has made this impropriety known to the Secretary of War.
January 16, 1800 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Francis Mentges Simmons provides an account balance for Mentges.
December 3, 1795 Pay of Francis Mentges, Inspector of the Troops and Garrisons of the United States William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that sixty dollars is due Francis Mentges, Inspector of the Troops and Garrisons of the United States, being his pay for November 1795.
December 17, 1794 Don't Sell the Strong Bay Horse James Mentges Samuel Hodgdon If Hodgdon plans to sell all the public horses, Mentges asks that he keep the strong bay horse which should be a serviceable mount for him.
September 25, 1794 The Coming March James Mentges Samuel Hodgdon Mentges discusses preparations for the coming march.
July 12, 1798 Certification of payments; account of Francis Mentges William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $702.85 is due Francis Mentges, agent for the fortifications at Mud Island Fort, being the balance of payments made to sundry persons for mounting gun carriages on Mud Island and furnishing materials for the same between November 15, 1797 and June 16, 1798.
November 2, 1794 Clothing to the Troops James Mentges Samuel Hodgdon Since the Commander in Chief has appointed Captain Gamble to replace the clothing for the troops, Mentges has delivered to him the order he received from Hodgdon when in Philadelphia. He apoligizes for being late in completing this task.
August 11, 1800 Certification of payment; Francis Mentges, Inspector of Troops and Garrisons William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $182 to Francis Mentges, Inspector of Troops and Garrisons, for pay.
June 12, 1796 Memorandum on the private purchase of a large quantity of swords James McHenry [not available] McHenry makes a memo on information he received from Col. Mentges on a man from Savannah named Cox or Cooke who purchased $1,200 in horsemen's swords.
December 2, 1799 Certification of payment; Francis Mentges, Inspector of Troops and Garrisons William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $182 to Francis Mentges, compensation as Inspector of Troops and Garrisons.
September 30, 1794 Spirit of the Jersey Blues James Mentges Samuel Hodgdon Mentges extols the spirit of the Jersey Blues who cannot wait to put themselves under the command of the President but they need canteens, knapsacks, and axes before they can march.
March 1, 1799 Certification of payments; Francis Mentges, under appointment by Secretary of War as Inspector of Troops William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $118 to Francis Mentges, under appointment by Secretary of War as Inspector of Troops and Garrisons, for pay.
November 10, 1795 Pay of Francis Mentges, Inspector of the Troops and Garrisons of the United States William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $62 is due Francis Mentges, Inspector of the Troops and Garrisons of the United States, being his pay for October 1795.
August 22, 1797 Unable at Present to Make a Full Settlement James Mentges Samuel Hodgdon Mentges is unable at the present time to make a full settlement but should be able to do so soon. In the meantime, he makes a partial payment of fifty dollars for which a receipt should be given to the bearer.
March 1, 1800 Certification of payment; Francis Mentges for expenses for clothing and boarding of John Vincent, an Indian William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $31.04 to Francis Mentges for expenses for clothing and boarding of John Vincent, an Indian, including compensation for four days at two dollars per day for attending him making the purchases
October 1, 1794 Knapsacks, Canteens, and Spades for the New Jersey Militia Francis Mentges Samuel Hodgdon Mentges repeats the urgent need for knapsacks, canteens and spades for 300 volunteers of the New Jersey Militia who are ready to march.
May 3, 1799 Certification of payment; Francis Mentges for clothing, boarding, and presents Peter Hagner [not available] Certification of payment; $120.91 to Francis Mentges for clothing, boarding, and presents to the Potawatomi, Ottawa, and Chippewa Indians, and Whitmore Knaggs Interpreter, to the Chickasaw and Cherokee Indians, and interpreters Malcolm McGhee, Samuel Riley.
July 2, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Francis Mentges Simmons informs Mentges that his accounts, vouchers, and expenditures were examined and found correct.
October 12, 1795 Pay & Expenses of Francis Mentges, inspector of troops and garrisons of United States William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $44.00 is due Francis Mentges being the balance of his pay as an Inspector of Troops and Garrisons for August and September 1795 and for expenses from Philadelphia to West Point and returning.
October 9, 1794 A Deficiency of Tents James Mentges Samuel Hodgdon Mentges reports a deficiency of tents at Trenton and asks that more be forwarded immediately along with the other articles already requested. Mr Hunt's agent reports a deficiency in horse tents and also notes that numerous officers and others have taken an excessive number of tents for themselves.
June 9, 1800 Recommendation of Col. Mentges James McHenry Samuel Dexter Outgoing Secretary of War James McHenry recommends to the incoming Secretary, Samuel Dexter, that Col. Mentges continue in the post of Inspector of the Troops and Garrisons of the United States, a post he has held since Henry Knox appointed him.