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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 28, 1799 Concerning rations for the First Regiment James McHenry William Simmons Encloses a letter from Alexander Hamilton concerning the pay for and parts of rations due to the First Regiment. Requests that the accountant report back to him information to send to General Hamilton.
October 30, 1798 Back Pay of Sergeant Updegraff Alexander Gibson William Simmons Captain Gibson discusses the case of Sergeant Updegraff who has not received his back pay.
October 17, 1796 Back Pay and Bounty Staats Morris William Simmons Enclosed is a statement of the back pay and bounty due to some of the men in Captain Morris's company.
August 25, 1800 Request to Investigate Drawing of Rations William Simmons Joseph Williams Simmons received letter from David Ames, superintendent that lead Simmons to inquire about the drawing of rations at the armoury at Springfield. Simmons requested Williams investigate and report back to him. P.S. Enclosed a copy of an Act for the Regulation of Public Arsenals and Magazines for Williams' government.
February 9, 1801 Transmitting the Back Pay of Oliver Roberts William Simmons Captain Daniel Bissell Regards the back pay of Oliver Roberts, the sum of which will be transmitted by John Chester
May 15, 1797 Pay for Greaton and John Ramsay William Simmons Captain Richard H. Greaton Notification that his account for pay has been approved and that he will receive his pay and that for John Ramsay from Jonathan Jackson, federal supervisor at Boston. Discusses money to be held back from Greaton's pay and rations for Greaton's "waiter."
April 3, 1784 Back Pay Patrick Fowler Joseph Howell Fowler requests that Howell transmit a sufficient portion of his back pay to enable him to avoid continued incarceration.
May 7, 1794 Regarding Kentucky Volunteers, Garrisons, Contractors' Dishonesty, & Plans to Advance Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Thanks Knox for transmitting the President's commendation. Discusses payment of Kentucky volunteers. Notes troops who will be sent to establish a post at Massac. Notes that the garrisons in his rear are made up of invalids, to free more effective troops for the advance. Notes repeated inadequacy and lies of rations contractors. Citing their dishonesty, plans to take supplying the Legion entirely...
November 7, 1798 Back Pay of Charles Smith Griffith James McRee William Simmons Enclosed is a voucher for $10.25 due Charles Smith, late a soldier in the Artillerists and Engineers, being the back pay due him.
August 22, 1799 Claim of Lt. Underwood James McHenry William Simmons Simmons will ascertain the expenses incurred in travelling from Massac to Greenville and back again and from Massac to Detroit and back again and allow Lt. Underwood the appropriate amount.
January 23, 1800 Rules on Double Rations John Steele William Simmons Enclosed letter addressed Secretary of War's opinion on uniform rules in allowing double rations and what to do when the request for double rations is questionable.
December 16, 1794 Request for Back Pay Michael G. Houdin Joseph Howell Houdin requests six month's back pay, at the rate of thirty dollars per month, as promised him by the Henry Knox as Secretary of War.
November 15, 1799 Permission to Teach the Back and Small Sword William S. Smith Alexander Hamilton Smith informs Hamilton that two French gentlemen requested permission to teach the back and small sword to the officers of the Brigade but were refused because of the delicacy of existing questions between the U.S. and France.
February 25, 1800 Court Martial of Uriah Stafford Nathan Rice Alexander Hamilton Rice describes the circumstances leading to the Court Martial of Uriah Stafford, a soldier of the 16th Regiment, charged with disobedience of orders and striking an officer. He was found guilty and sentenced to 100 lashes on his bare back. Discussed rations and supplies and entitlement to certain quantities of subsistence. Enclosed extracts from Court Martial hearing.
August 19, 1794 Rations for troops Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue states that he is waiting for a return from the War Department of the places and numbers, at, and for which, rations will be wanted.
March 6, 1800 Inquiry on Additional Rations William Simmons George Tillinghast Simmons recounted Tillinghast's overdrawn rations and reminded him of his allotted amount. Simmons notified Tillinghast he will be held accountable at contractor price for the rations he withdrew. Simmons requested an answer to his assessment.
January 29, 1799 Expresses Opinion on Providing Rations, Fuel, and Barracks Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Having examined the records of David Ames and Robert Orr, discovers that they do not request an increase of rations, as intimated by the journal, but for an allowance of rations never before received. Discusses rations, barracks, and fuel provided for heads or overseers of mechanical branches or public assistants.
January 27, 1794 Observations Regarding Officers' Rations Joseph Howell Alexander Hamilton Obserevations are transmitted regarding that part of the Act of Congress of 30th April 1790 that applies to officers' rations which are permitted to be allotted in either rations or money.
March 5, 1792 [A General Abstract of Pay and Rations due the Rangers Military Scouts ordered out for the protection of the Frontiers of Virginia called out by] Joseph Howell [not available] Spreadsheet of names with associated pay and rations.
December 23, 1797 Request for Double Rations with Supporting Documentation David Hale William Simmons Hale supported his request for double rations, included certificate requested by Simmons. Discussed wording of Act pertaining to allocations of rations. Cited Lieut. Marschalk and Capt. Miller as receiving double rations.
July 17, 1795 Rules Governing Pay and Rations David Henley William Simmons Schedule of payment received. Henley recounted how to pay officers and rules for receiving rations.
April 16, 1800 Overdrawn Rations in Error William Simmons George Tillinghast Simmons noted that Darling drew double rations in error and compared Darlings' privileges to Tillinghast. Simmons charged Tillinghast with overdrawing rations in the sum of $111.60 which was owed the Pay Master General.
May 8, 1794 [Absract of Rations due the Militia of Virginia] Joseph Howell [not available] Detailed accounts of rations due specific companies.
March 4, 1800 Double Rations Caleb Swan Alexander Hamilton The question of who is authorized to receive double rations has been referred to the Secretary of War who has not yet had the opportunity to address it.
October 30, 1791 Hodgdon's Horse Michael G. Houdin Samuel Hodgdon Mr. Greenlee, Quartermaster of the militia, has just this moment arrived with Hodgdon's horse. Houdin would be happy to take charge of him but has no place to secure him nor is there any food for him. So the horse is being sent back to Hodgdon with a gentleman who will take good care of him and lead him all the way back.