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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 19, 1796 Issue of Bread and Whiskey to Miami Indians [not available] [not available] Wilkinson requests bread and whiskey for the Miami Indians.
March 4, 1795 She Has Neither Wood Nor Bread Jacob Sorber Samuel Hodgdon Sorber requests a small trifle of money for a woman who has neither bread nor wood. He had previously given her nine dollars from the twenty he had been given.
December 1800 Receipt for Brandy, Bread, and Oats [not available] [not available] Receipt for brandy, bread, and oats provided by John Magaud to Brigadier General Wilkinson's suite.
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.
October 11, 1794 Contract for 1795 Provisions Tench Coxe Henry Knox Encloses contract for provisions for 1795 for Fort Washington and Pittsburgh. Requests feedback or orders and information about additional orders of flour and bread. Suggestions about money on treaty.
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.
April 28, 1795 Transportation of Provisions B Strother John Mills If the boats are not back in time to transport provisions, Strother asks that the goods be sent by pack horse.
December 23, 1799 Shortcomings of the Contractor and the Baker William S. Smith Alexander Hamilton Smith laments the inefficiency and inferior products provided by his regiment's contractor and baker. He attributes the bad health of some of his men to the badness of the bread.
December 12, 1792 Inadequate Rations for the Soldiery Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne complains that the rations provided his troops are not adequate to their needs and are much less than the rations provided by the British to their soldiers.
August 13, 1799 Confidence should be placed in agents of the government... Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton explains five points he considers essential in dealing with contractors. He stresses that the choices that affect the health and happiness of the army should be made by government agents and not by contractors.
February 22, 1787 Reference for Payson for Employment Henry Knox Benjamin Lincoln Knox sends a letter by Payson, who is in need of employment. Knox recommends him for a position in the quartermaster or commissary departments, under Lincoln's patronage.
December 18, 1800 Contract for rations Samuel Dexter Griffith James McRee Dexter discusses a proposal to supply rations to troops in North Carolina.
November 14, 1798 Extracts from contract of James O’Hara commencing 1 October 1798 and ending 30 September 1799 [not available] [not available] Contract of James O'Hara for the supply of rations.
August 15, 1800 Contract for Alexander Dalrymple Orr to Provide Rations [not available] [not available] Articles of Agreement between Samuel Dexter, Secretary of War, and Alexander Dalrymple Orr of Mason County Kentucky to provide rations east of Mississippi River, below mouth of Ohio, to southern boundary of Kentucky, in Tennessee, and within the Cherokee boundary.
November 28, 1796 Letter from Henry Knox Henry Knox Rufus Davenport In this letter Henry Knox orders provisions from Boston to be shipped to Thomaston, Maine for his workmen.
August 11, 1794 Georgia Address to Creek Nation George Mathews Creek Nation of Indians Message to the leaders and warriors of the Creek Nation from the State of Georgia. Discusses disputed boundaries. Implores them that President Washington is desirous of engaging in friendly relations with them, but that they have not returned prisoners and have stolen a great number of horses, cattle, and slaves. Also addresses their concern about white encroachment on the frontier along the...
October 10, 1794 Articles of Agreement Tench Coxe Unknown Recipient Official agreement between the United States and contractors regarding the provision of rations at Fort Washington.
May 12, 1799 Allotment of Provisions for the Troops Alexander Hamilton James O'Hara Hamilton cites Article 19 of a recent Act of Congress in which the allotment of provisions is prescribed in some detail.
January 3, 1793 Report on the Southwestern Frontier James Seagrove Henry Knox Seagrove discusses the situation on the frontier which is mostly peaceful despite several incidents involving violence by Indians.
July 21, 1800 Return of the fresh provisions for the brig Sophia Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, directs the issue of provisions for Brig Sophia.
April 16, 1798 Contract Price for Rations at the Natchez Accountant's Office Mr. Jones Notification that the Accountant of the War Department (Simmons) would like to know the contractor price of rations at "the Natchez" between April and October 1797.
April 2, 1799 List of Articles for the Generals Family. Unknown Author [not available] List of articles put in the wagon on April 2nd for General McPherson's family.
October 21, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John King Simmons provides an account balance to King. Simmons informs King to expect payment from the Secretary of the Treasury.
August 29, 1798 Articles of Agreement James McHenry [not available] Articles of agreement outlining agreed prices on rations and other articles, outlining expectations for both parties. Contractor to deliver articles to several posts,
August 29, 1798 Articles of agreement regarding supplies between James McHenry and James O'Hara [not available] [not available] Articles of agreement for the provision of supplies between Secretary of War James McHenry and James O'Hara.