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March 2, 1798 Paying More Drafts on the Quartermaster's Department Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Letter, discusses drafts on the Quarter Master General; asks for money to pay drafts.
March 27, 1800 Copy of Letter to Quarter Master General William Simmons James Miller Copy of letter to Quarter Master General on regulations issued by Secretary of War for the government of Miller.
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.
January 25, 1793 Quarter Master Stores and Clothing; Shortage of Musket Powder Isaac Craig Henry Knox Encloses returns of Quarter Master stores and clothing. Discusses shortage of musket powder and the need for large supply prior to campaign.
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.
June 1, 1793 Regarding the Defective Manner in which the Quarter Master General Left his Business Henry Knox Isaac Craig Notes that Samuel Hodgdon, agent of Quarter Master General, has paid Craig's bill for $1100 and will write on subject of future drafts. Complains of the defective manner in which the Quarter Master General left his business; it requires a serious explanation. Further drafts must be preceded by a precise estimate.
February 21, 1798 Requested Warrrant to Pay Drafts of the Quartermasters Department Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Letter, asks for warrant re Quarter Master's drafts.
November 15, 1793 Advances and estimates; Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Discusses estimates and advances in Quarter Master's department.
July 21, 1796 Request for Correct Accounting to the Quarter Master Samuel Hodgdon Daniel Haragan Hodgdon requests that the previous quarter master general's accounts be made up to April 1, 1796. Any monies or bills received after that date will be posted to Hodgdon's account.
December 30, 1800 Paying and employing necessary agents Samuel Dexter James Miller Judges that Quarter Master General is competent to employ and pay agents.
October 1, 1800 Delivery of Saddles, Bridles, Leather Halters to Quarter Master General Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs delivery of saddles, bridles, leather halters to Quarter Master General.
October 12, 1792 Regarding Balances Due and Present Quarter Master General's Account Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Acknowledges receipt of letter enclosing money, which will release Craig from embarrassment. Discusses money being carried into the present Quarter Master General (O'Hara) account. Mentions Mr. Read's pay and St. Clair's stores.
February 26, 1800 The Post of Deputy Quarter Master General Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton explains his concept of the duties and posting of the Deputy Quarter Master General. He believes that Col. Aaron Ogden will accept that post but would deem the post of Division Quarter Master beneath him.
April 10, 1793 Money drawn for use of Quarter Master Department Major John Belli Henry Knox Informs Knox of money drawn for use of Quarter Master Department.
August 9, 1793 Regarding Quarter Master General's Complaints Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Discusses arrival of money to Craig. Has not seen letter Craig sent to Secretary of War and wonders what Quarter Master General O'Hara complains of. All of the indent is forwarded, together with clothing of artillery, cavalry, and sub legion. Legion is on the road.
March 20, 1800 Evils Discovered in Quarter Master General's Accounts William Simmons James McHenry "Evils" discovered in Quarter Master General's accounts by Simmons. Extravagant charges were too numerous too recount. Simmons selected one charge pertaining to officer transportation and their private effects. Simmons explained how and why officers should charge cost-accruing events.
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.
February 3, 1798 Warrant in Favor of the Quartermaster General Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Letter, asks for warrant re Quarter Master General's accounts.
November 26, 1793 Letter to Quarter Master General with money enclosed Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Encloses letter to the Quarter Master General containing $10,000 in post notes. Directs that it be quickly transported to destination.
October 30, 1799 Transportation of offices from Trenton to Philadelphia James McHenry William Simmons States that the Quarter Master General has received instructions to provide the transportation necessary for the return of offices from Trenton to Philadelphia.
October 29, 1799 Vouchers and disbursements on the expedition to Northhampton James Miller William Simmons James Miller, agent to John Wilkins, Quarter Master General, sends sundry vouchers of disbursements in the Quarter Master Department on the Expedition to Northampton.
April 9, 1793 Estimate for the Quarter Master's supplies John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Estimate for the Quarter Master's supplies. Secretary of War asks for the prices thereto. Bring to meeting.
March 21, 1798 Warrant Charged to the Quartermaster General Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Letter, asks for warrant to pay drafts on Quartermaster General.
May 29, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John Wilkins, Jr. Simmons informs Wilkins that his abstract of disbursements was received.
June 4, 1796 John Willkins Appointed Quarter Master General to Legion of United States. James McHenry John Wilkins, Jr. Appointment as Quarter Master General to Legion of United States. Upon acceptance join Army as an officer.