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July 19, 1799 Rations for troops stationed in New Jersey Jonathan Dayton James McHenry Senator Dayton requests some additional information about the supplying of rations to U.S. troops stationed in both Elizabethtown and New Jersey as a whole. Dayton wishes to know whether the supply of rations such as beef and pork will be delivered to any one post in particular, or to the whole state of New Jersey. Dayton also wishes to know whether the rations will be divided proportionately, or...
August 20, 1797 Informing Secretary of War of unwholesome and offensive provisions Isaac Guion James McHenry Reports unwholesome state of provisions. Purchased beef from some local contractors. Requests money to pay.
October 17, 1794 Copy of Instructions Henry Knox Scott Supply of salted beef and flour for Fort Washington and Pittsburgh discussed.
January 3, 1800 Inferior Quality of Supplies Alexander Hamilton Elias B. Dayton General Hamilton says he is pained by Col. Smith's report on the inferior quality of the supplies and attributes the ill health of some of the men to the badness of the bread and thinness of the beef.
November 13, 1784 Failure to ship ordered goods Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon Thomas Pickering sends to Samuel Hodgdon an abrupt letter in which he threatens to charge Hodgdon for failing to ship ordered goods.
December 12, 1791 Beef for Hodgdon's Mess Samuel Hodgdon Samuel Gelman Gelman is asked by Hodgdon to acquire beef for his mess.
October 1, 1798 Statement of commissary stores at Fort Niagara David Thompson James O'Hara Statement of commissary stores at Fort Niagara, documenting the amount of beef, flour, soap, candles, whiskey, salt, and vinegar.
November 27, 1798 Abstract of Provisions and Forage furnished a party of Capt. John F. Webbs troops of Dragoons, left under the command of Cornet Paul McDormatt at Knoxville David Henley William Simmons Notes receipt of various food items and quantities.
August 29, 1798 Contract Between James O'Hara and James McHenry. James O'Hara James McHenry Articles of agreement between James McHenry, Secretary of War, and James O'Hara of the State of Pennsylvania in which O'Hara agrees to deposit six month's supplies in advance at certain posts and three month's supplies at certain other posts.
March 16, 1799 General Orders Regarding the Issuance of Stores to Military Units Philip Church Philip Lightfoot This is Hamilton's General Order regarding the specific amounts of stores to be issued (bread, flour, meal, beef, etc.) including the amounts of ardent spirits which shall be so limited unless commanding officers specify special purposes for increases.
May 14, 1800 Contract for Rations in North Carolina [not available] [not available] Copy of a contract for supplying rations in North Carolina by merchant Daniel Wheaton of New Hanover North Carolina.
October 1, 1799 Articles of Agreement for Rations [not available] [not available] Article of Agreement for rations for New York
August 21, 1795 Quality of Provisions Isaac Craig Timothy Pickering Notification that contractors demand number of provisions but that number of troops at several different posts is difficult to determine. Mentioned inspection of pork and beef for quality and prevention of spoilage. Canadian pork of higher quality than that packed locally.
April 6, 1799 Copy of a contract made with John Bray to furnish rations for US troops in New Jersey counties of Somerset and Middlesex [not available] [not available] Articles of agreement for recruiting of troops, between Jonathan Rhea on behalf of Secretary of War and John Bray.
April 8, 1799 Copy of contract with James Baker for supplying rations in Maryland [not available] [not available] Articles of agreement between James McHenry for Department of War and James Baker, Baltimore for supply of rations for troops in Maryland.
August 25, 1800 Rations Contract for Virginia, between Samuel Dexter and Michael McKewan [not available] [not available] Articles of Agreement between Samuel Dexter and Michael McKewan, merchant of Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, [West Virginia] to supply rations.
September 9, 1800 Contract for Rations for Pennsylvania and Delaware, Between Dexter and Thomson [not available] [not available] Articles of Agreement between Samuel Dexter and Edward Thomson, merchant in Philadelphia, for provision of rations in Pennsylvania and Delaware.
October 1, 1799 Articles of Agreement for Rations James McHenry [not available] Articles of Agreement for Rations between Secretary of War and William and Robert Colfax and Alexander Richards. Rations to be issued in Massachusetts.
April 8, 1799 Copy of a contract made with Thomas Atkinson to furnish rations to US troops in the county of Hunterdon New Jersey [not available] [not available] Articles of Agreement between Thomas Atkinson of Trenton New Jersey and Jonathan Rhea also of Trenton, on behalf of Secretary of War for provision of rations to troops and recruits at the recruiting rendezvous at Trenton.
May 21, 1799 Copy of a contract with John S. Boss to furnish rations to the troops in the state of Rhode Island [not available] [not available] Copy of a contract between James McHenry Secretary of War, and John S. Boss to furnish rations to the troops and officers stationed, recruited or marching through New Port, Brinter's Point, Goat Island and Providence Rhode Island.
August 31, 1796 Abstract of Provisions Issued at the Post at Lormies to Sundry Detachment of the Army John Whistler [not available] Abstract of provisions issued at the post at Lormies to Sundry detachment of the army of the United States Major general Anthony Wayne Commanding agreeable to the acts of Congress passed March 3, 1795. Includes rations, whiskey, flour, beef, candles, soap, salt.
1799 Contract Respecting the Provision of Rations James McHenry [not available] An unsigned agreement between James McHenry, Secretary of War, and an unidentified procurer in which the procurer agrees to provide rations to the listed locations at the designated prices.
October 1, 1799 Articles of Agreement for Rations [not available] [not available] Article of agreement between Secretary of War and William and Robert Colfax of New Jersey and Alexander Richards of New York City for provision of rations to New Hampshire and Vermont.
May 19, 1796 Bills Drawn by Me while at George Town, Kentucky, Etc. A. Kirkpatrick Samuel Hodgdon When Kirkpatrick traveled to Kentucky for Gen. Wilkinson, the returns had not arrived by mail. Therefore he enclosed them in this letter along with a short note regarding bills drawn by Kirkpatrick. Discussed purchasing beef from Kentucky in detail. Embarrassed about miscommunication regarding supply of troops. Contracts for supplies addressed. Advised salting all meat purchased prior to...
October 1, 1801 Contract for Rations Daniel Vertner [not available] Contract between Henry Dearborn and Daniel Vertner for rations.