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April 10, 1799 Forming Contracts in Cases Where Some Already Exist Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton describes the process by which contracts can be arranged in cases where previous contracts are still in effect.
December 5, 1800 Simmons Asking McRea to Obviate Contradictory and Complicating Contracts William Simmons Griffith James McRee McRea had to do with the forming of contracts in North Carolina for 1800, and many of these are obtuse and contradictory. Simmons feels that McRea is well-positioned to smooth out the inconsistencies between various orders and contracts. Simmons wishes McRea to explain satisfactorily the causes of so many contracts being given out and how they are to be understood. Simmons asks that if McRea...
April 10, 1799 Arranging Contracts Where None Already Exist Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton discusses the process by which contracts will be arranged where none already exist.
August 28, 1794 Enclosed contracts for clothing Joseph Howell Alexander Hamilton The Accountant of the War Department encloses copies of the contracts for clothing for the years 1787-89.
November 24, 1794 Encloses Letters Regarding Contracts Tench Coxe Henry Knox Encloses letter from Mr. Broker and Mr. Francis, with reports to the Treasury about contracts.
July 25, 1799 Procuring Contracts in the Future James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Hamilton suggests the methods by which contracts for the present and ensuing years might be procured.
June 12, 1798 Contracts for Supplying Gun Stocks Samuel Hodgdon Eli Whitney Hodgdon informs Whitney of possible contracts related to the supply of gun stocks for public use.
November 29, 1786 Board of Treasury Contracts Henry Knox Jeremiah Wadsworth Discusses contracts to be made with the Board of Treasury apparently involving Wadsworth and "Mr. Morris"
October 31, 1794 Enclosed contracts for rations Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue encloses the contracts of Alexander Scott and Matthew Ernest for the supplies of rations in the upcoming year 1795.
July 1, 1794 Reports Contracts for Cannons and Plans for Founders Tench Coxe Henry Knox Reports contracts for cannons, balls, and cartridges. Promises drawings and profiles of molds and instructions for the use of the founders.
May 8, 1794 Ration contracts Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton Revenue Office requests that a warrant may be issued, in the name of Matthew Spillard, for 500 dollars, as an advance to him, on account of his contracts for supplying rations to the troops at the post of Philadelphia.
[not available] Process By Which Contracts Are To Be Awarded Jonathan Steele James McHenry Acting in the absense of the Secretary of the Treasury, Comptroller Steele explains the process by which contracts are awarded and recommends that the United States by divided into three sections with a contractor assigned to each.
May 18, 1797 Instructions for Contracts with Approval from War & Treasury Departments Oliver Wolcott, Jr. David Henley Agrees to pay account to Tate & Stothart as advised by the Secretary of War. Warns that any contract must have approval of the Treasury Department or the War Department, and all contracts for supplies must be approved by the Secretary of Treasury. Bills for unauthorized objects will not be paid. Requests acknowledgment of this understanding.
April 16, 1794 Military contracts Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton Tench Coxe of the Revenue Office in the Treasury Department asks Hamilton for a list of the persons who have been authorized to direct or superintend the business of military contracts.
September 19, 1800 Contracts with Edward Thompson Purveyor's Office Samuel Dexter Describes the process of establishing a contract with Mr. Thompson.
December 24, 1800 Contracts and bond for supply of rations Samuel Dexter Joseph Williams Dexter forwards contracts and bonds necessary to provide the supply of rations at Springfield Armory.
June 15, 1800 Authorization to Draw Up Contracts Thaddius Sherman Samuel Dexter Sherman authorized Peter B. Porter to make contracts for the supply of troops.
August 28, 1794 Contracts for Clothing, 1787-1789 Joseph Howell Alexander Hamilton Enclosed are copies of the Contracts for Clothing, 1787-1789, and General Harmar's Certificate, both of which governed the settlement of those accounts presented by the Comptroller.
May 25, 1799 Writes of Transmission of Contracts and Indians James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Writes of transmission of contracts and activity with the Indians.
June 12, 1798 Land Contracts Samuel Hodgdon Eli Whitney Cost of land survey and land discussed.
May 22, 1793 Mr. Williams and Henley; Contracts; Provisions and Accounts Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Mentions Mr. Williams and Mr. Henley, contracts and Quarter Master General. Mentions forage at Muskingum. Mentions money to discharge account; please to pay to the Quarter Master General's account.
November 15, 1794 Discussion of Cannon Contracts Tench Coxe Henry Knox According to request, forwards information about cannons ordered, with notes on each contract. Announces that each party has agreed to the contract. Notes acknowledgment of the Secretary of the Treasury.
April 4, 1798 Authorization to Form Contracts James McHenry Jonathan Rhea Authorized Rhea to form contracts for the supply of troops stationed in New Jersey.
September 22, 1797 Obtaining the Articles Required by the Algerian Treaty, Etc. Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Tench Francis Wolcott wants a report on the preparations for obtaining the articles required by the Algerian Treaty. Can anything be done to accelerate the production of masts and spars. He also wants Francis's proposals for the lost contracts and the state of all unfinished orders.
September 14, 1799 Contracts for Arms in Maryland, Etc. Thomas Annely Samuel Hodgdon Annely informs Hodgdon that through the appoinment he got from the Secretary of the Treasury with the consent of the Secretary of War, he negotiated several contracts in Maryland that caused him some expense that he did not expect at the time. In the fall he will settle the notes with Mr. Taylor to his satisfaction. Annely recommends that the bearer of the letter be accepted into the army.