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November 3, 1793 Sums Charged to the Quartermaster General Major John Belli Samuel Hodgdon By order of the Quartermaster General, Bellie has drawn sums for individuals who have rendered services to the public which sums, after payment, will be charged to the Quartermaster General.
April 16, 1799 Discussion of Roles of Purveyor, Quartermaster, Inspector James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Speaks of requests to the purveyor for military stores. Refers to different roles of purveyor, inspector general, quartermaster general, and deputies.
April 10, 1799 Reports Transition of Orders to Quartermaster General Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Reports present and future orders to the Quartermaster General, who will provide transportation of articles and to whom to charge items. Requests inclusion of Quartermaster General in invoices.
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...
March 8, 1799 Outlines Process of Payment through Paymaster General and Quartermaster General James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Refers to conversation about payment for the troops and subsequent bill. Speaks of process with paymaster general and quartermaster general.
September 10, 1798 Discharging Fifteen Acceptances Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry In order to discharge fifteen acceptances on the Quartermaster General's drafts, Hodgdon requests the issue of a draft in his favor, to be charged to the Quartermaster General.
March 10, 1797 Regarding Safe Arrival of Quartermaster, & Post as Quartermaster General John Wilkins, Jr. James McHenry Informs McHenry of the safe arrival of a quartermaster officer at one of the frontier forts. Appears to discuss Wilkins' continuing post as Quartermaster General.
March 27, 1799 Requests Warrant for Quartermaster General Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Requests $10,000 to pay bills due to the Quartermaster General.
September 10, 1799 Encloses Letters from the Quartermaster General and Brig. Gen. Wilkinson James McHenry John Adams Encloses letter from the Quartermaster General and from Brigadier General Wilkinson.
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."
January 19, 1798 Quartermaster General's Account James Wilkins Samuel Hodgdon Wilkins, the Quartermaster General, explains his account.
July 1, 1796 Notification of Office of Acting Deputy Quartermaster General for Pittsburgh John Wilkins, Jr. James McHenry Directs that the estimates of Major Isaac Craig, Acting Deputy Quartermaster General for Pittsburgh, be honored.
October 7, 1800 Disbursements for Quartermaster's Department James Miller William Simmons Letter, encloses abstract of disbursements on the Quartermaster Department.
July 11, 1798 Burr Will Not be Appointed Quartermaster General Timothy Pickering Oliver Wolcott, Jr. General Washington can not confide in Aaron Burr and therefore he will not be appointed Quartermaster General.
January 18, 1799 Requests Warrant for Quartermaster General Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Expresses concern about his charge from the Quartermaster General. Requests a warrant in his name for $5,555.
July 11, 1800 Account Information on Quartermaster General, with details William Simmons Samuel Dexter Simmons enclosed account information on the Quartermaster General per request of Secretary of War. Simmons requested Dexter examine the accounts enclosed and provide his decision on the propriety of certain expenses made by different departments that reported to the Quartermaster General and appeared on his accounts.
June 29, 1793 Schedule of Payments Made at the Requisition of the Quartermaster General. Henry Knox [not available] A schedule of the payments made at the requisition of the Quartermaster General.
February 24, 1800 Col. Ogden for Deputy Quartermaster General James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Assures Hamilton that the appointment of Col. Ogden to the post of Deputy Quartermaster General is judicious but it should be noted that if the Quartermaster is competent, the appointment of a deputy may not be necessary.
April 17, 1798 Wilkinson's Return Does Not Agree with the Quartermaster General's Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon finds that Gen. Wilkinson's return and that of the Quartermaster General are different which is due to the fact that Wilkinson's is confined to a specific object of which the QMG has no knowledge.
November 30, 1798 Drafts Payable to the Quartermaster General Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig informs Samuel Hodgdon of drafts made payable to the Quartermaster General.
January 1, 1796 Pay in the Quartermaster's Department Unknown Author Samuel Hodgdon Document notes the commissions allowed for services and disbursements as agent to the Quartermaster General for 15 July 1792 to 1 Jan 1796.
January 11, 1799 Requests Warrant for Quartermaster General & Peter Hunt Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Seeks to discharge bills drawn by Quartermaster General amounting to $1,828.78, and to pay a balance to Peter Hunt for $719.93. Requests warrant for $2,548, charged to the Quartermaster General.
[not available] Appointment of the Quartermaster General, Etc. James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Among a number of supply matters, McHenry notes that no one can be appointed Deputy Quartermaster General until the Quartermaster General is appointed and the gentleman contemplated for that post has made his acceptance dependant upon the event that General Washington takes the field.
October 30, 1792 Estimate for Articles Wanted in the Quartermaster General's Department at Pittsburgh Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate for listed articles wanting in the Quartermaster General's Department at Pittsburg.
May 21, 1792 Commission as Quartermaster General John Stagg James O'Hara Discussion of commission as quartermaster. Provides inistruction.