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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
December 1800 Bill for Food and Lodging [not available] [not available] Bill for food and lodging, paid to William Shriner
January 5, 1797 Abstract of Provisions David Henley [not available] Provisions and forage provided to John Webbs and troops under his command. Included food and supplies for making uniforms.
December 4, 1800 Receipt for Food and Oats [not available] [not available] Receipt for food and oats provided by Edward Tillard to General Wilkinson and his suite.
February 15, 1796 Events at Fort Defiance John Francis Hamtramck James Wilkinson Major John Francis Hamtramck informs General Wilkinson that although Lieutenant Strong arrived safely at the Fort Defiance garrison with the food supplies, he is now stuck there because the river is so high that he cannot return.
December 13, 1800 Bill for Food and Lodging at White Horse [not available] [not available] Bill for food and lodging for General Wilkinson, his suite, and their horses at White Horse. Reverse of bill has some notes.
August 8, 1789 A statement of the Troops in the service of the United States. Henry Knox [not available] A statement of the Troops in the service of the United States. The establishment, as directed to be raised and organized by the acts of Congress, 3 October 1787. Includes a Regiment of Infantry, Battalion of Artillery. Lists pay, subsistence, extra duty allowances, food and clothing allowances, and forage.
October 14, 1800 Simmons Writing Nicholas Fish Regarding a Sum to be Forwarded to James Byers, Jr. William Simmons Nicholas Fish Simmons informs Fish that the Treasurer of the United States is remitting Fish the sum of $1545.10, which is a balance due to James Byers, a contractor in Springfield, MA, for food supplies and for the armorers in Springfield. The balance applies from July 1st to September 20th of 1800. Simmons requests that Fish please forward the money to Byers in New York when Byers provides the necessary...
September 18, 1795 Abstract of Clothing and Stationary delivered to Artillerists and Engineers John Harris Samuel Hodgdon Lists items such as clothing, supplies, stationary; artillery, weapons, and food given to artillerists and engineers. Information extracted from vouchers.
September 27, 1789 Explanation for Retreat from Former Camp and Prospects for Further Talks Alexander McGillivray Commissioners for Indian Affairs in Southern Department McGillivray says he moved camp because he needed food for his horses. Relates that he spoke at length with Colonel Humphreys regarding the contest between Creeks and state of Georgia. Says that when he learned that discussions would not include encroachments or restitution of hunting grounds, or Oconee lands, then he resolved to return to the nation to refer the matter until spring. Nothing...
April 19, 1795 [The speech of a Chief called the Sun, in behalf of the Putawatimes] The Sun [not available] The Sun speaks on behalf of Pottawatomies, Chippewas, and Taways. Admits foolishness in trusting British. Severed ties with British and French to pursue peace with Americans. Hopes to hunt in peace, pity for women and children, prisoner exchange, and that the U.S. will provide food. The Sun avowed to move his village in exchange for powder and ball to use for hunting.
December 6, 1800 Receipt for Food and Lodging [not available] [not available] Receipt for food and lodging for General Wilkinson and his party.
April 15, 1797 Letters Not Received in Timely Fashion Lieutenant Piercy Smith Pope Don Manuel Gayoso de Lemos Travels of Pope recounted, requests to make acquaintance of Governor Gayoso.
January 20, 1785 Autograph Letter Signed, John Pierce to Philip Audebert John Pierce Philip Audebert John Pierce sends to Philip Audibert a brief letter discussing his intinerary.
May 23, 1794 [No.13] Transport Henry Knox Isaac Craig Orders to transport Colonel Greenup on any public vessels and protect him during his travels.
March 29, 1797 Pass for Merchant at Michilimackinac War Department [not available] Directs the commander of the post at Michilimackinac to not restrict the bearer, a merchant, in his travels.
August 15, 1800 Quartermaster General Travels to Washington, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Amidst a discussion of other matters, Craig notes that the Quartermaster General is setting off to Washington City to meet with the Commander in Chief and Secretary of War and will also see Mr. Simmons. He is sorry that Colonel O'Hara has not arrived and has sent off the diamonds that are much wanted.
June 9, 1791 Repayment Henry Knox Isaac Craig Notification that Hodgdon travels for Fort Pitt and carries means to reimburse Craig for all expenses he has accrued for public service.
September 3, 1796 Price of Subsistance at Fort Hamilton, with explanation George Ingersoll William Simmons Ingersoll explained his furlong was at Fort Hamilton and provided details for the cost of his subsistance at his new post. Requested a draught from the Supervisor at Boston for the expenses from his travels.
September 23, 1799 Winter quarters somewhere in the vicinity of the Potomac... Alexander Hamilton Thomas Parker Hamilton explains his requirements for the location of winter quarters for the 8th, 9th, and 10th Regiments which he wants to be in the vicinity of the Potmac River near Harpers Ferry. He prefers to purchase the necessary land and stresses the need for dispatch due to the lateness of the season.
July 12, 1794 Request for Information on Guidelines for Travel Frederick Dalcho Joseph Howell Request for information regarding rules for travel expenses. Galcho traveled often to obtain information as pay master and the distance between posts on the frontier was extensive and through savage country. Galcho cant obtain receipts for his travels because the inhabitants of the frontier are largely illiterate.
October 16, 1795 Rice Instead of Coffee, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon In addition to mentioning his travels to Fort Franklin, Le Boeuf, and Presq'isle, Craig acknowledges receipt of a number of sums from Hodgdon. Several wagons of hospital goods have arrived but there are some discrepancies in that one barrel labeled "coffee" contained rice while the weights of several casks of spirits are mistaken. He wants to know whether appropriations have been made to furnish...
February 25, 1792 [A Copy] Advised Dispatch of Scouts Henry Knox Major McMacken Travels of Indians incited Knox to advise immediate dispatch of scouts to protect frontier settlers.
January 10, 1798 Gun Stocks Needed at West Point George Fleming Samuel Hodgdon Captain Gee, whose sloop travels between West Point and New York, told Fleming that on his next trip he would bring the gun stocks. Unfortunately, because of the ice the stocks are still in New York. However, Mr. Smith intends to send them by land in good sledding which is to be preferredl since Mr. Crank needs them immediately.
January 29, 1800 Allowed Expenses James McHenry William Simmons Discussed expenses related to the board of troops at taverns and the cost of entertaining citizens at the Captain's table. McHenry believed that the U.S. should pay the incidental expenses of Rodman.
October 2, 1801 Be Nice to Lieutenant Strong James Wilkinson Samuel Vance This letter is handed to you by Lieutenant Strong, who travels with his mother up the Ohio. Please afford them every attention they might need. The party going with Strong is to be immediately remanded to this place, in the same craft. Please also send every man belonging to the Corps in this quarter.