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May 18, 1795 Money for Contingent Expenses Received George Fleming William Simmons Money for contingent expenses of garrison received. Duplicate receipts, vouchers for contingent expenses, muster and pay rolls of recruits with receipts, account for Fleming's salary enclosed. P.S. Anxious for settlement of expenses.
August 19, 1797 Instructions on Advancing Money William Simmons James McHenry Enclosed two letters from Temporary Paymaster at West Point regarding instructions for advancing money for the pursuit of deserters.
June 15, 1795 Account for Contingent Expenses Enclosed George Fleming William Simmons Fleming enclosed account for contingent expenses for garrison at West Point. Capt. Bruff brought money requested by Fleming, said money nearly all paid out.
July 19, 1794 Money needed at West Point George Fleming Joseph Howell Cover for Fleming's "account current" and his account of contingent expenses at West Point. Notifies Howell that he has requested four thousand dollars from the Secretary of War for contingent expenses of the garrison; has none of "the public's money" in hand
March 31, 1794 Pay matters at West Point New York George Fleming Joseph Howell Cover for his "account of contingent expenses." Informs Howell that he has not received the money for his pay and the pay of the ordnance men at West Point. Discusses money needed for "contingent expenses."
December 12, 1796 Ice on the River Rquired Us to Continue by Land Staats Morris Samuel Hodgdon Upon arrival at Frenchtown, Morris found it impossible to continue on the river that was blocked by ice for six miles. He will continue by land which might entail additional expense but will endeavor to reach Baltimore with the greatest economy before his provisions are expended. He regrets that he was not given some extra money to defray the contingent expenses of the march.
June 19, 1797 My Contingent Expenses Applied to Public Use Henry Gaither William Simmons Gaither discusses the use of his own money for public purposes for which he hopes to be compensated by the United States.
September 22, 1797 Credit to Account William Simmons Horatio R. Dayton Letter regarding recruiting and contingent accounts with vouchers of Dayton returned by Simmons. Dayton only received $47.86 to his credit, the remaining vouchers were inadmissible. Simmons advised future vouchers should contain specific sums for goods and services purchases.
December 31, 1796 Two Accounts of Contingent Expenses William Simmons William Fleming "I received your letter of the 22nd instant accompanied by two accounts of contingent expenses which will be placed under examination and be included with the formal transmission, and the result will be communicated to you."
April 23, 1795 Contingent & Incidental Expenses at West Point William Simmons George Fleming The bearer, Jonathan Wright ,has charge of the money for the contingent and incidental expenses of the War Department at West Point, for which sum Fleming is held accountable and for which he should provide duplicate receipts.
January 13, 1796 Receipt for Contingent Expenses Samuel Lewis William Simmons Lewis received $250 from Simmons as contingent expenses of War Department.
March 4, 1794 Contingent Expenses of the War Department Joseph Howell George Fleming Nicholas Fish is remitted the sum of two thousand dollars being on account of contingent expenses of the War Department.
October 7, 1797 Notification of Payment William Simmons Andrew Marschalk Notification of payment by Nicholas Fish for sum of $120.00. Money is payment for contingent expenses of marching Marschalk's men to Pittsburgh.
November 7, 1798 Enclosed List of Contingent Expenses Stephen Hillis William Simmons Enclosed contingent expenses and abstract of payments. All charges seem to be accounted for.
September 10, 1798 "Remarks on the abstract for the year 1793, contigent expenses. No Author [not available] Notation that vouchers for "this abstract" were submitted to the War Department. Related to contingent expenses.
July 14, 1795 Money to be Deposited George Fleming William Simmons Capt. Tousard delivered money to Fleming with instructions to have it deposited into the Bank of Philadelphia in his account. Fleming requested that he keep Tousard's money and the sum Fleming requested for contingent expenses from the Office be deposited to the account of Tousard. Doctor Lawton received a receipt for money delivered to Fleming.
March 4, 1794 Contingent Expenses of the War Department Joseph Howell Nicholas Fish Fish is remitted the sum of $2000 to be paid to George Fleming at West Point for contingent expenses of the War department.
April 4, 1796 Receipt of Simmons, War Department Contingent Expenses Samuel Lewis William Simmons Lewis received $300 on account of contingent expenses of War Department.
September 6, 1796 Equipping Dragoons and Draw of Money John Wilkins, Jr. James McHenry Notification that Wilkins ordered Gen. Wayne to equip dragoons horses, estimate of cost enclosed along with contingent money for forage and subsistance of the dragoons. Cannot appoint an agent to collect money, so Wikins requests $11,800.00 from McHenry to be picked up by Francis Jones in Detroit. Bills must be small in value.
January 3, 1795 Pay matters at West Point George Fleming Joseph Howell Cover letter transmitting Fleming's account of contingent expenses for the garrison at West Point, his account and vouchers for enlisting soldiers, and his "account current." Discusses money owed by Captain Scott. Problems with sending in pay vouchers. Notifies Howell that he has requested 4,000 dollars from the Secretary of War for contingent expenses and contracts. Cited in Fleming to Howell,...
July 28, 1797 John Bryant's pay William Simmons Jonathan Jackson Advises Jackson that he will receive money from the Treasurer of the U. S. that he is to pay to John Bryant, Deputy Commissary of Military Stores at Springfield, Massachusetts, for his compensation and contingent expenses. Cited in Jackson to Simmons, 08/09/1797.
July 8, 1800 Bill of Exchange for Joseph Habersham for Contingent and Incidental Expenses of Government David Henley Samuel Dexter Henley pays $82.80 to Joseph Habersham for value received of John Crozier for contingent and incidental expenses of government
April 25, 1796 Enclosed Vouchers for Contingent Expenses George Fleming William Simmons Packet of vouchers for contingent expenses enclosed. Ordnance detachment receipt roll also included.
July 7, 1794 Enclosed Receipts of J. Habersham for Warrant to be Issued by Sec. of War Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Joseph Howell Enclosed receipt of John Habersham which acknowledged receipt of money as delivered by Samuel Meredith for incidental and contingent expenses. Warrant is to be issued in favor of Habersham.
December 26, 1794 Contingent Expenses of the War Department Joseph Howell Nicholas Hoffman Hoffman is charged with the $1500 that he received in June 1793 for the use of the contingent expenses of the War Department. He must immediately transmit the accounts and vouchers that relate to these expenditures.