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July 1, 1796 The Responsibilities of the War and Treasury Departments Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Wolcott expresses in some detail the differences in responsibilities of the Department of War and the Treasury Department. He also describes the duties of the purveyors, the comptroller, the accountants, and the superintendents. He explains that the responsibilities of the Department of War begin where those of the Treasury end.
November 5, 1796 Quarterly accounts to the Treasury William Simmons Richard Harrison Cover letter forwarding the quarterly accounts of settlements made at the War Department to be audited at the Treasury Department.
December 18, 1794 Refers to Letters between the Department of War and the Department of the Treasury Tench Coxe Henry Knox Refers to letters between the Department of War and the Department of Treasury.
October 28, 1796 Accounts of Contractor and Settlement with Treasury Department. James McHenry John Wilkins, Jr. Accounts of contractor must be settled in the Treasury Department. Will submit that part of letter relative to aid afforded in transportation of provisions to the Secretary of Treasury.
September 3, 1798 Relations between War and Treasury Departments James McHenry Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Requests additional infantry. Lists several [illegible] figures with the Treasury.
March 19, 1796 Claim Forwarded to the Treasury Department William Simmons John Davis Addressed to Comptroller of the Treasury. Forwards a claim for funds sent to the War Department by the Collector at Wilmington that should have been sent to the Treasury Department.
February 19, 1790 Warrant number 444 drawn at request of Secretary of Treasury Joseph Howell Alexander Hamilton In obedience to direction, enclosed is warrant of $2000.
May 24, 1790 Warrants number 440 and 441 Joseph Howell Alexander Hamilton Howell encloses warrants drawn by late commissioners of Treasury on Thomas Harwood.
May 18, 1797 Instructions for Contracts with Approval from War & Treasury Departments Oliver Wolcott, Jr. David Henley Agrees to pay account to Tate & Stothart as advised by the Secretary of War. Warns that any contract must have approval of the Treasury Department or the War Department, and all contracts for supplies must be approved by the Secretary of Treasury. Bills for unauthorized objects will not be paid. Requests acknowledgment of this understanding.
January 5, 1797 Discussion of Discrepancies in Treasury Accounting John Wilkins, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon Mentions execution of power of attorney; main topic is a plea to rectify the accounts with the Treasury Department, there being a a vast difference of almost $90,000 between what will be charged to Wilkins and what was actually submitted to the Treasury.
February 25, 1797 Disposition of the Proceeds from Indian Trade Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Wolcott maintains that the proceeds from Indian trade should be placed in the treasury of the Department of War so that they can be easily obtained by the Secretary of War. If placed in the General Treasury, these monies cannot be drawn without a warrant from the Secretary of the Treasury.
January 28, 1795 Report on Shoe Contract Tench Coxe Samuel Hodgdon Reports that shoe contractors object to the shoe strings in the plans. Requests information so that the Secretary of the Treasury can make a decision. Has completed treasury business with the War Department.
March 18, 1797 Accounts of the War Department William Simmons Richard Harrison Simmons sends the quarterly accounts of the War Department to the Treasury Department for examination.
August 25, 1796 War Department Accounts to the Treasury William Simmons Richard Harrison Cover letter for transmission of the quarterly accounts of the War Department for auditing at the Treasury.
October 13, 1794 Requests Information about Appropriations for War and Treasury Offices Tench Coxe Henry Knox Requests communication about money, particularly appropriations deficiencies according to law for the Treasury Department and the War Department.
May 14, 1798 Regarding purchase of vessels for use of naval service [not available] Marston Watson Will forward correspondence to Secretary of Treasury regarding purchase of vessel for naval service, in accordance with arrangements between Department of War and Department of Treasury.
August 21, 1800 Decision on Account to be made by Department of Treasury William Simmons John Pollard Simmons examined account submitted by Pollard as much as his office required. Balance sent to Comptroller of Treasury for his decision. Department of Treasury holds jurisdiction over decision, papers returned to Pollard.
December 28, 1794 Requests Last Minute Treasury Information for the Department of War before Knox Retires Tench Coxe Henry Knox As Knox is ready to retire, requests any further treasury information to transmit to the Department of War.
July 5, 1798 [No. 136 Expenditure of the Executive Departments] Act Creating the Accountant of the War Department Robert Goodloe Harper [not available] Harper expressed frustration that the Treasury Department and the War Department did not operate exclusive of each other. Act written by Committee proposed the creation of the Accountant of the War Department to alleviate work created by War Dept. for the Treasury.
August 4, 1800 Submissions of Quarterly Accounts William Simmons Richard Harrison Simmons submitted accounts of War Department for examination to the Treasury. Quarterly submission for January 1 to March 31.
January 13, 1792 Means of Transferring Money among Departments Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Joseph Howell In order to adjust certain claims, the Treasury Department requires that an account should be received of all monies advanced by the War Department, with the exception of the pay of the Army,.
December 2, 1790 Proposed appointment as clerk in Treasury Department Alexander Hamilton Peter Anspach Hamilton asks that Anspach collect documents, of receiving the claims, and of stating them from time to time in returns that shall comprehend a number of them to the Auditor of the Treasury. Proposes the appoint Anspach as clerk in Treasury Department. Expected to account regularly for the money by furnishing proper receipts.
April 6, 1793 Disbursements Needed for the Treasury James O'Hara Henry Knox Encloses abstract of disbursements for the month of March of the general military stores. Requests account for the Treasury.
December 24, 1792 Policy and procedures for keeping and rendering public accounts with Indian Department Alexander Hamilton Henry Knox Secretary of Treasury Alexander Hamilton prescribes forms, policies and procedures for keeping and rendering public accounts related to the Indian Department. Hamilton requests strict observance by the particular superintendents of the several departments. There is no quarter in which there is greater danger of abuse; proportional care and exactness are called for.
March 29, 1799 Letter to the Superintendent of Military Stores Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Mentions that he had contacted the Treasury Secretary about receiving credit for a quantity of powder that he purchased, but has not yet heard back from the Treasury. Also notes that he has taken command of a regiment of artillery.