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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 26, 1799 Discussion of Hire of Contractors and Commissaries to Provide and Dispense Rations James McHenry William Simmons Encloses letter from Lieut. Manning with his permission to repair works and garrisons and Lake Oswego. Discusses hiring of commissaries and contractors to dispense and provide rations.
June 7, 1784 Settlement of account John Pierce Alex McDougall Discusses the settlement of McDougall's account.
September 26, 1786 General Officers drawing provisions John Pierce Jonathan Burrall Discusses the General Officers drawing provisions from the Commissaries of Issues.
April 18, 1798 Balance Due Abraham Kirkpatrick Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon requests a warrant to discharge the balance due Abraham Kirkpatrick, formerly the Commissary of provisions for the Army.
December 4, 1798 Caldwell and Wilson Have Not Been Paid Off, Etc. A. Kirkpatrick Samuel Hodgdon Amidst a discussion of sundry accounting and supply matters, Kirkpatrick observes that two assistant commissaries, James Caldwell and James Nelson, have not been paid off and suggests the method for doing so.
September 28, 1786 Petition of George Thompson John Pierce Charles Thomson The Commissioner for Settling the Accounts of the late Army has reported on the petition of George Thompson.
September 12, 1785 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts John Pierce Jonathan Nicholson John Pierce asks John Nicholson if he will take charge of the remaining settlements for the German Regiment. Pierce indicates that he will provide a list of names and money to complete this task.
July 25, 1786 Settlement of Samuel Dilworth accounts Joseph Howell Samuel Dilworth The recipient's accounts are the responsibility of Mr. Burrall's department. Therefore, it will be necessary to deal with him when convenient. If the matter of his accounts is important to the recipient, it should handled promptly.
January 24, 1800 Inadequate Compensation Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig complains to Samuel Hodgdon of not being compensated for acting as the commissary of miltary stores and clothing. Craig suggests that he intends to appeal to Congress for satisfaction.
September 25, 1787 Report on memorial of General Huntington John Pierce Unknown Recipient The Commissioner of Army Accounts reports on the memorial of the late General Jedediah Huntington.
May 21, 1796 Cash Account with the War Department David Henley [not available] Account of expenditures, October 21, 1795 to June 5, 1796.
May 2, 1788 Case of a Mr. Mark Garrett Joseph Howell Jonathan Burrall From the letter book of Joseph Howell, Assistant Commissioner of Army Accounts in the Board of Treasury's Office of Army Accounts. Discusses the case of a Mr. Mark Garrett.
October 12, 1796 Further Instructions Regarding Possible Spies Anthony Wayne Zebulon M. Pike Cited in Wayne to McHenry, 10/28/1796. Wayne provides further instructions for capturing the three enemy agents operating in the west (Thomas Powers, Victor de Collot and Joseph Warin), relating their known movements. He states that a supply of commissaries and ammunition has been ordered for the use of Pike's post. Pike is told to examine the boat minutely, in search of papers, which are to be...
September 21, 1793 Estimate of Money and Statement of Account James O'Hara Henry Knox Encloses estimate of money and statements of accounts needed for the present campaign.
August 27, 1799 Necesssity of Some Settled Plan of Communication Alexander Hamilton James McHenry In addition to a discussion of allotments of fuel and straw among the northern posts, Hamilton stresses the importance of instituting a plan of communication between officers and offices that operates within the chain of command.
November 11, 1796 Instructions for Keeper of Military Stores James McHenry John Harris Appoints John Harris Storekeeper of articles pertaining to the Department of War [military stores], and transmits regulations for that office. These address: inventorying & record-keeping, the receipt of items (such as skins) from Indian trading houses, inspections, handling funds, arrangement of stores, safe storage of gunpowder, and salary.
February 1, 1793 Requests Supplies, Advance for Indians; Reports Difficulties; Requests Opinion James O'Hara Samuel Hodgdon O'Hara refers to providing for the Indians on their way to Philadelphia, settling with the artificers. Shall endeavor to have less payments made in account to the people employed in the department in the future [illegible] to Deputies and Commissaries cannot be avoided. Refers to former letter whereby O'Hara hoped that he would not have to call for further supply of arms before spring....
August 19, 1799 Secure Order, Harmony, and Efficiency in the Service; Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton explains his version of the rules of practice for the Provisional Army.
1796 Estimate of Quartermaster Expenditures for 1796 [not available] [not available] Estimate for expenditures in the Quartermaster's department at Pittsburgh during third quarter for 1796.
March 25, 1800 Memorial of John Torrey, Canadian Refugee John Torrey [not available] Torrey is a native of Boston who was in St. John's and Montreal. Recounts his service to the American troops after they captured St. Johns. Requests compensation for money spent and disbursed on behalf of the troops as well as for losses sustained.
September 14, 1785 Disposition of Ordnance at West Point William Price Henry Knox William Price, Deputy Commissary for Military Stores, sends to Henry Knox, Secretary at War, the disposition of ordnance at West Point.
December 15, 1786 Examined account John Pierce Colonel Daniel Broadhead Informs Colonel Daniel Broadhead that the Office of Army Accounts has examined his accounts, the results of which he reports.
April 11, 1787 Report on the Petition of General Irvine John Pierce Unknown Recipient The Commissioner of Army Accounts gives a report on the petition of General William Irvine.
August 27, 1794 Preparations of the Militia Responding to the Whiskey Rebellion Alexander Hamilton George Gale In preparation to meet the Whiskey Rebellion, the Governor will be calling up a state militia and has agreed that arms and accoutrements will be supplied by the State.There are calls for agents, commissioners, and quartermasters to settle allowances and make contracts and other necessary preparations. Requests delivery of horses, tents, camp equipment. Must confer with Governor as to whether the...
December 1, 1792 Letters of Major General St.Clair to Secretary of War John Stagg Henry Knox These are true extracts of the original letters of Major General St. Clair written to Henry Knox regarding the late Quartermaster General on file in the War Department of the United States as of December 1st, 1792. Conveys concerns and problems with Samuel Hodgdon.