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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
December 3, 1798 Packages of Clothing for the Troops at Oswego Samuel Hodgdon Michael G. Houdin Hodgdon informs Captain Houdin of Houdin's responsibility for seeing that the clothing for the troops at Oswego reach their final destination.
May 19, 1797 Delivery of Clothing to Oswego James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver uniforms to Oswego.
August 25, 1798 Pay of Troops at Fort Oswego Nanning J. Vischer William Simmons Vischer has received a letter from Mr. Lewis enclosing $721.99 for the pay of the troops at Fort Oswego up to the 1st of July 1798.
August 10, 1798 Pay of the Troops at Fort Oswego Nanning J. Vischer William Simmons Vischer has received a letter from Samuel Lewis covering the pay of the troops at Fort Oswego through February 1798 in the amount of $1082.24. Vischer laments that it is extremely painful to him to have the incidental expenses in his accounts called into question since such expenses are unavoidable.
June 4, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Nanning J. Vischer Simmons informs Vischer that Samuel Lewis has discharged payment for the detachment at Oswego.
December 11, 1798 Clothing for the Posts of Oswego & Niagara Samuel Hodgdon Melancton Smith Hodgdon discusses the transportation of shipments of clothing intended for Oswego and Niagara.
October 2, 1798 Muster & Payroll from Fort Oswego Nanning J. Vischer William Simmons Enclosed is the Muster and Payroll for the troops at Fort Oswego through September 1798.
July 23, 1798 Provisions at the Posts at Oswego & Niagara Samuel Hodgdon A. Kirkpatrick No abstracts of the issues of provisions at Oswego and Niagara have been received by Hodgdon's office so Major Kirkpatrick is ordered to provide them so that his account can be closed.
March 1, 1798 Pay & Muster Rolls of Troops at Fort Oswego Nanning J. Vischer William Simmons Vischer encloses the pay and muster rolls of the troops at Fort Oswego and the detachment of artillery last arrived from West Point. It is hoped that the money will beforwarded at the earliest opportunity so that the detachment may be paid before they go hence.
June 25, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James McHenry Simmons discusses the accounts of Lt. Nanning Vischer, Commandant at Oswego, with the Secretary at War.
April 23, 1799 Inquires about Number, Contents of Hogsheads Sent to Oswego, Niagara Samuel Hodgdon Lieutenant Smith Wants to know about the marks and number of hogsheads used for conveyance of clothing from Albany to northern posts of Oswego and Niagara. Wants to know if each hogshead contained a list of its contents.
April 26, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Nanning J. Vischer Simmons informs Lt. Vischer that examination of his pay rolls has been suspended.
July 1, 1799 Return of the Troops Stationed at Fort Oswego Nanning J. Vischer [not available] Return of the Troops stationed at Fort Oswego.
December 23, 1799 Purchase of Two Horses John McClallin Samuel Hodgdon While he was quartermaster at Niagara, McClallen purchased one horse from Mr. Clinch at that place and one from Doctor Coffin at Oswego. He does not recollect either transaction but if the bills were in favor of Dr. Coffin , the vouchers for the delivery should be available from Oswego. The other horse should be included in the quartermaster's return from Niagara.
December 4, 1798 Shipment Intended for Oswego, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Melancton Smith Smith is urged to expedite the shipment of articles intended for the troops at Oswego. The pattern arms seem to have been lost probably due to the wrong mark on their box.
April 27, 1798 Request for Issue of Clothing, Tools, & Sundries to Troops at Oswego James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of artillerists' and infantry clothing, cartridges, tools, and a flag to the garrison at Oswego.
May 26, 1798 Certification of payments; detachments at Fort Oswego, New York William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $1082.24 is due two detachments, one of Artillerists and Engineers and the other of Infantry, both at Fort Oswego, New York under Lieutenant Nanning J. Vischer, being his and their pay from September 1797 through February 1798.
May 19, 1797 Delivery of Clothing to Niagara & Oswego James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon Orders are enclosed for the delivery of clothing to the garrisons at Niagara and Oswego so arrangements for transportation should be made.
May 11, 1796 Detachment from West Point to Oswego and Niagara James McHenry Philip Schuyler McHenry orders for two hundred troops stationed at West Point, New York to be detached to Oswego and Niagara. McHenry asks Schuyler's opinion on the best route for them to take and approximations on time and expense.
May 17, 1798 Arrearages in pay to troops at Fort Oswego New York Nanning J. Vischer William Simmons Vischer warns Simmons that the troops at Fort Oswego are getting impatient at not receiving their arrearages in pay. Asks that Simmons communicate with him on that subject.
April 5, 1799 Report of Shipment of Clothing to Niagara and Oswego Samuel Hodgdon John Jacob Rivardi Received invoice for clothing for posts at Niagara and Oswego. Shipments left Philadelphia marked for specific posts and detachments. Upon arrival in New York, it was thought best to transport them by sleigh. Reports state of delivery and requests Rivardi to check all invoices to know what articles are for whom. Transportation through the Albany route is delayed with enormous expense. Requests...
July 24, 1798 Certification of payments; detachments at Fort Oswego, New York William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $721.99 is due a detachment of Artillerists and Engineers and a detachment of Infantry, both at Fort Oswego under the command of Lieutenant Nanning J. Vischer, being his and their pay though June 1798.
October 29, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Nanning J. Vischer Simmons directs Vischer to submit his receipts to the Accountant's Office without further delay.
August 4, 1797 Expenses to and from Oswego William Morris William Simmons Capt. William Littlefield, upon his return from Oswego, presented an account of the expenses incurred traveling to and from that place that apparently were allowed. If these expenses were allowed, then the rest of the officers are also entitled to the same amount.
April 16, 1799 Certification of payments; troops stationed at Fort Oswego under command of Lieutenant Nanning L. Vischer William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $504.28 to troops stationed at Fort Oswego under command of Lieutenant Nanning L. Vischer.