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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
December 11, 1799 Returns of Quartermaster Stores for November 1799 David Henley James McHenry Encloses returns for Quartermaster's Department for November.
October 16, 1796 Discussion of Quartermaster Department's Cost Estimation System John Wilkins, Jr. James McHenry Appears to discuss the record-keeping of the expenditure estimates system in the Quartermaster Department.
May 29, 1797 Submission of Projected Quartermaster Department Costs in Coming Months John Wilkins, Jr. James McHenry Submits enclosed estimate of [apparently] all [projected?] costs of the Army Quartermaster Department for June-August 1797.
January 1, 1799 $800 for the Use of the Quartermaster's Department Matthew Ernest Samuel Hodgdon There is an order on Hodgdon for $800 in favor of Captain Benjamin Huntington for the use of the Quartermaster's department.
July 9, 1800 Account of the Quartermaster's Department Samuel Dexter William Simmons James Miller, attorney for the Quartermaster General, requests a warrant for $15,000 on account of the Quartermaster's department. Accordingly, Simmons should respond to the following questions: Has the Quartermaster General an open account?; What is the date of his last settlement?; What is the balance of his account?; Is their knowledge of the man or his transactions, that would render it...
January 1, 1799 $1000 for the Quartermaster's Department Matthew Ernest Samuel Hodgdon There is an order on Hodgdon for one thousand dollars in favor of Captain Robert Innis for the use of the Quartermaster's department.
August 6, 1792 Advances on Supplies Alexander Hamilton Henry Knox Protocol on advances given by the Quartermaster's Department. Treasury must be notified of all transactions. Orders to employ a deputy who is already a government employee.
January 17, 1800 Money Allocated for Quartermaster General's Department Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Sec. of War made liberal appropriations for pay which was previously a problem for the Quartermaster General's Department. Once appropriations bill is passed in Congress, it "will cure the difficulties. . . experienced in that department."
May 31, 1793 Expresses Concern about Unpaid Drafts from the Quartermaster General Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Assurance that the Quartermaster General and the Quartermaster Department will be fully supplied with money does little to settle his concerns. The Quartermaster General frequently calls on him for money he cannot pay. Lists different drafts with different men; requests the Quartermaster General to pay them. Reports that Captain Prior is waiting for the arrival of his baggage. Mrs. Craig sends...
October 7, 1800 Disbursements for Quartermaster's Department James Miller William Simmons Letter, encloses abstract of disbursements on the Quartermaster Department.
February 1, 1799 $600 for the Quartermaster's Department Matthew Ernest Samuel Hodgdon Ernest has drawn on Hodgdon for six hundred dollars in favor of James Henry for the use of the Quartermaster's department.
February 13, 1799 $1000 for the Quartermaster's Department Matthew Ernest Samuel Hodgdon Ernest has an order on Hodgdon for one thousand dollars in favor of Benjamin Huntington and Company for the use of the Quartermaster's department.
April 10, 1799 $717 for the Quartermaster's Department Matthew Ernest Samuel Hodgdon Ernest has drawn on Hodgdon a draft of $717 in favor of J & A Hunt for the use of the Quartermaster's department.
January 17, 1801 Vouchers for Disbursement in the Quartermaster's Department James Miller William Simmons Letter, encloses vouchers for disbursements in the Quartermaster Department.
June 1793 Appointing a Confidential Agent of the Quartermaster's Department Henry Knox Isaac Craig Craig must appoint a confidential agent of the quartermaster department if one does not already exist and balance [Lieutenant Colonel] Sprout in Marietta.
October 19, 1792 Requests Articles for the Quartermaster Department James O'Hara Samuel Hodgdon Request to purchase and forward articles for the Quartermaster Department: paper, brushes, beam for scales, etc.
May 11, 1792 Seeks Estimates for Transportation Costs, Articles, and Salaries for Quartermaster in the West James O'Hara Henry Knox Estimates necessary transportation, tools, and articles for the Quartermaster Department for the West. Seeks information about camp equipment for horse and infantry, and salaries for clerks and assistants.
December 9, 1796 Expenses of Quartermaster's Department John Wilkins, Jr. James McHenry Notification that Wilkins drew upon McHenry in favor of J. Irvine for current expenses of the Quartermaster's Department.
June 6, 1794 [No. 189] Quartermaster's Department Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Discussed defending charges accrued by Quartermaster's Department. Horse sent under care of Mr. Semple still unwell.
May 24, 1796 Accounts for the Quartermaster's Department, Etc. David Henley Samuel Hodgdon Henley is forwarding the accounts of the Quartermaster's department. The balance arises mostly from the public building at Philadelphia called the barracks. A return of the Quartermaster's stores will be forwarded soon.
January 27, 1792 Enclosed Post Notes Joseph Howell Isaac Craig Per orders of Secretary of War, Howell enclosed $500.00 of post notes for the Quartermaster's Department. Request receipt.
September 28, 1793 Encloses Quartermaster Statements with Seasonal Requests James O'Hara Henry Knox Encloses statement of disbursement for the Quartermaster Department with necessary requests for this season. Discusses quality of stores, particularly cavalry clothing.
June 29, 1792 Procurement of articles in Quartermaster's Department John Stagg William Knox John Stagg informs William Knox that there were some articles in the Quartermaster's Department, such as tents, which Secretary of War directed Wm. Knox to procure previous to appointment of Quartermaster General. Secretary Knox wants to know if they have been procured and forwarded.
November 6, 1799 Forwards Quartermaster Estimates; Requests Latest Congressional Law and Cherokee Treaty David Henley James McHenry Forwards estimate of money wanted by the Quartermaster's Department. Requests copy of current Congressional records and most recent treaty with the Cherokees. Reports tranquility and good order.
March 18, 1799 Pays Drafts to Quartermaster Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Pays drafts and meets other engagements with the Quartermaster's department.