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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 10, 1795 Raises Questions about Provisions Contracts for 1795 Tench Coxe Timothy Pickering Refers to contract for provisions for 1795. No discussion has occurred with former contractors regarding supplies on hand. Will communicate to the Secretary of the Treasury about the Commissary of Issues.
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.
October 28, 1790 Contract for Army Rations Alexander Hamilton Theodosius Fowler "Alexander Hamilton for and in behalf of the United States of America, and . . . Theodosius Fowler, a New York merchant, have mutually covenanted and agreed that Fowler shall supply and issue as many rations as shall be required of him for the service of the United States, during 1791 at the Western Army Posts."
November 13, 1795 Adequate Provisions for the Troops Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon Pickering wants to know how many days provisions would ensure a supply against common incidents. He believes that a further provison of a month's rations for the troops should be made after their arrival in case the Contractor does not at first provide an adequate supply.
July 16, 1799 Rations and Winter Quarters for 1799 James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry discusses plans for contracts for supplying rations to the Army and proposals for winter quarters of the troops
July 12, 1799 The government pays much too dear for its supplies of provisions. Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton affirms his conviction that the government pays too much for provisions. He suggests a method of dividing the states for more efficient provision of supplies and argues that a competition among contractors should be instituted.
August 10, 1792 Act of Session Regarding Supply of Provisions Alexander Hamilton George Washington Assurances that Treasury will supply all necessary items for the army. Details on new system of dispersal, documentation, payment; and reimbursement.
August 27, 1793 Take the Lowest Offer Alexander Hamilton David Henley Hamilton instructs Henley, the new Agent for the territory southwest of the Ohio, on the methods by which he should advertise for and negotiate contracts for the supply of the troops in service.
June 1, 1786 Discussion of Arms & Provisions Contracts for West Point William Price Henry Knox Reports employing Mr. Manon once again for work on the arms of West Point, this time sorting them; discusses contract for provisions for the post.
December 4, 1800 Letter from the Secretary of War Samuel Dexter Ebenezer Jackson Dexter asks to be informed if a contract for the supply of troops in Georgia was concluded.
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.
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.
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.
May 19, 1796 Transportation of Supplies Benjamin Hawkins James McHenry Creeks might travel to Mr. Seagrove in June, per his invitation. Discussed arrangements with Mr. Johnson for delivery of provisions and issuing them to the Indians.
June 7, 1796 Enclosed Letters Ordering Deposit of Provisions to Posts Anthony Wayne James McHenry Duplicate letters enclosed documenting Waynes orders to James O'Hara for the delivery of provisions to forts along the Ohio River. Wayne assured McHenry he would supply the recently acquired posts by United States from British.
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.
January 22, 1801 Certification of payment; Edward Carrington, Supervisor at Richmond Virginia for commissions making contracts William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $570.63 to Edward Carrington, Supervisor at Richmond Virginia for commissions making contracts and balance of advances made to contractors for supplying rations to troops.
July 2, 1799 Receiving and Issuing Provisions James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry reviews the process by which supplies and rations are received and issued at the sundry posts.
January 27, 1791 Know writes to Duer regarding the supply of rations Henry Knox William Duer Letter, discusses supply of rations; describes Indian aggression.
June 26, 1800 Certification of Payment to Ronlstone and Wilson, Printers Peter Hagner Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $97.50 to Ronlstone and Wilson, Printers for printing proposals for supply of rations in Knoxville Gazette.
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.
June 28, 1797 Concerning supplies and rations for troops marching to Knoxville James McHenry David Henley McHenry reports that orders have been given for a regiment of infantry to march to Knoxville without delay and that arrangements are being made for ample supplies and rations. McHenry has already contacted the Secretary of the Treasury on this issue.
March 29, 1797 Arrangements for Contracts to Provide for Men in Tennessee Oliver Wolcott, Jr. David Henley Discusses intent to supply troops of Tennessee. Acknowledges challenge of providing for an extra 500 men. Suggests that provisions come from a general fund under Col. James O'Hara rather than the district funds. Asks that he continue to provide the troops with rations temporarily until O'Hara is prepared. O'Hara will not provide until his contract is issued. Requests communication between the two...
February 24, 1800 Enclosed Contracts for Rations James McHenry William Simmons Enclosed contracts for rations for South Carolina and Georgia. Requested necessary paperwork that verified the expenses.
February 26, 1801 Certification of payment; Hudson and Goodwin, Editors of Connecticut Courant for publishing proposals for supply of rations for United States Army William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $32 to Hudson and Goodwin, Editors of the Connecticut Courant for publishing proposals for supply of rations for United States Army as ordered by the Secretary of War.