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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 15, 1799 Fresh Meat for the Troops Abraham R. Ellery Unknown Recipient Explains that, except in rare situations where it is impractical, contractors must furnish fresh meat to the troops at least five days of each week.
June 15, 1799 Fresh Meat Five Days in Every Week Abraham R. Ellery [not available] (General Orders) Despite contrary pretentions by some contractors, fresh meat is to be provided to the troops five days of every week.
April 19, 1796 Issue of Bread and Whiskey to Miami Indians [not available] [not available] Wilkinson requests bread and whiskey for the Miami Indians.
December 18, 1800 Contract for rations Samuel Dexter Griffith James McRee Dexter discusses a proposal to supply rations to troops in North Carolina.
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.
June 15, 1800 [Extract from General Hamilton's orders - giving the legal Construction to the Contract and ordering issues of provisions be be 5 days fresh and 2 salt] Capt. R. Whiley [not available] Hamilton declared request by contractors to issue fresh or salt meat to troops at their discretion unfounded and stated contractual obligation to issue fresh meat 5 days per week.
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.
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.
June 10, 1798 Certification of Payment Multiple Authors [not available] Certified that Robert Wilson paid the authors for corn, meat, and salt for the Indians.
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.
July 23, 1800 Necessary Portions of Meat and Vegetables, Etc. John Smith Samuel Hodgdon Smith has received the bill of fare and thanks Hodgdon for his kind attention. The provisions they have received are satisfactory and Smith has written to Jones & Thompson since they furnished the supplies. He has specified the portions of meat and vegetables that he thinks is necessary for each man.
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.
May 18, 1800 Extract of Contract with Griffith James McRee and Daniel Wheaton for Rations Griffith James McRee [not available] Extract from contract made with Griffith J. McRee and Daniel Wheaton for supplying rations in North Carolina.
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.
October 17, 1794 Copy of Instructions Henry Knox Scott Supply of salted beef and flour for Fort Washington and Pittsburgh discussed.
November 19, 1799 Supplies for Troops on Either Side of the Ohio River James McHenry James O'Hara An agreement between James McHenry, Secretary of War, and James O'Hara who pledges to provide rations and other supplies for the use of the troops at places on either side of the Ohio River, from Cincinnati to Massac.
April 10, 1799 Reports Recruitment Efforts, Rations in Delaware James McHenry John Stockton Reports General Hamilton's recruiting activity, requesting contracts for the state of Delaware. Enumerates rations for recruits and means of paying contractors.
November 12, 1798 Supplying Meat, Drink, Clothing, & Medicine, Etc. David Ames Samuel Hodgdon Amidst a discussion of supply and accounting matters, Ames want to know whether the clothing for the apprentices is to be considered articles for the use of the factory procured by Colonel Williams. Or is it his duty to deem it agreeable to the indentures and present Williams with a bill for payment to the indenturers? Is it his duty to supply the apprentices in sickness and health with meat,...
November 15, 1800 Article of Agreement for the Provision of Supplies Samuel Dexter [not available] Articles of Agreement between the War Department and a contractor for three month's provision of supplies and rations.
August 29, 1798 Articles of Agreement James O'Hara Unknown Recipient Articles of agreement outlining agreed prices on rations and other articles, outlining expectations for both parties.
February 27, 1795 Major Craig discusses supply and logistics with Pickering Isaac Craig Timothy Pickering Major Craig points out to Pickering the tremendous expenses involved in procuring, preserving, and distributing beef and pork among the outposts. Pasturage and slaughering expenses are incurred in providing fresh meat. Preserved meat entails expenses due to repackaging and salting. Additionally, Craig informs Pickering that, because an Indian has been killed at Fort Franklin, funds have been...
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...
May 30, 1798 Request for Issue of Stores to New Frigate, United States James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of vast amount of stores to outfit the new frigate United States.
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.
July 21, 1790 Request for Assistance with Supply Contractors Henry Knox Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Henry Knox requests that Otho Williams assist contractors in sending supplies to General Josiah Harmar's army in the Northwest Territory. Harmar writes that he is having to pay out of his own purse for meat, and that some other means will have to be found for supply, if force is employed against the savages.