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February 7, 1800 Cords of Wood for Major Tousard Lewis Tousard [not available] Tousard received four cords of wood per instructions from the Secretary of War.
February 15, 1790 More Wood Needed at West Point William Price Henry Knox The wood on hand will last the officers and men through the end of the month. If the troops currently at West Point stay longer they will need 44 cords of wood per month. Price asks if Knox thinks it proper to purchase more wood; it can be purchased if money is advanced to Price. Garrison cannot bring wood because the sleighing is too poor, so the work will have to be hired out. Anyone Garrison...
August 4, 1789 Forwarding Returns of Ordnance and Stores William Price Henry Knox Forwards the returns of ordnance and quartermaster stores for the month of July. Discusses the amount of cords of wood on hand.
November 5, 1786 Stores for West Point William Price Henry Knox Price has contracted thirty cords of wood thus far and sends an estimate for wood for the winter, anticipating higher prices. Price arranged an inspection of barrels of powder which were in New Windsor and has made a return. He encloses a return of ordnance and quartermasters stores. Mr. Morrow has been discharged.
June 9, 1784 Estimate of payment to Captain De Bert for Forage and Wood Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate for forage and wood due.
September 30, 1789 Powder in Casks, Cords of Wood, Raising Iron and Cannon from the River William Price Henry Knox Following Knox's orders from May, Price has aired and sifted all the powder. There were a number of bad casks: twenty six double and fifty half barrels. The powder has been put into seventy seven single barrels, per the enclosed return. Price has contracted with Isaac Garrison for sixty cords of wood to be delivered to the artillery landing at seventeen shillings per cords, with an additional...
April 21, 1787 Garrison and Hudson in Want of Payment, Captain Molly Needs Shifts William Price Henry Knox Mr. Garrison has repeatedly asked for payment for the cords of wood and carting which he furnished last winter. Mr. Hudson the carpenter has also asked for payment. Price does not have the funds to pay. Captain Molly is in need of shifts, which Price wants to know if he should order. Mr. Hog is not yet returned.
March 20, 1800 Enclosed Bill for Wood William Simmons Abraham R. Ellery Vouchers submitted by contractor (Mr. Colfax) with charge to the United States for hickory wood sent to Ellery for his verification on the charges and specifics of vouchers so that Simmons could pay contractor.
[not available] Voucher for Wood for Major Tousard. Edgar Patterson [not available] Voucher for wood for Major Tousard for $26.25 for sundry persons.
March 9, 1784 Estimate of Money needed for Forage Accounts Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate of the sum necessary for payment of the accounts of persons listed for specified services
September 4, 1787 Estimate of Wood for Six Months William Price Henry Knox Price encloses an estimate of the wood wanting for the garrison for six months, November 1787 to April 1788. Fifty of the non-commissioned officers and privates included in the estimate are from Captain Burcbeks' company, the other fourteen are from Ensign Luse's. The stationed guards at Fort Putnam and the Island have only been estimated for half allowances of wood. Isaac Garrison is the only...
February 12, 1784 Estimate of Payment of Colonel Murnan's Forage Unknown Clerk [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book.
August 28, 1800 Credit to Account, with details William Simmons Loftus Jones Amount due Jones for furnishing Captain Blue 2/4 cords wood for fuel admitted. Payment to be given by Edward Carrington.
July 14, 1787 Firewood Contractor William Price Henry Knox Forwards ordnance & stores returns, & notifies Knox of a certificate given to a contractor for providing and transporting wood used by the garrison the previous winter.
December 2, 1789 Forwarded Returns of Ordnance and Stores William Price Henry Knox Forwards the Returns of Ordnance and Quartermaster Stores to the Secretary at War. Also encloses an account of what articles he has taken out of the store for public uses since December 1788, and for what purposes they were for.
February 3, 1790 Regarding Camp Kettles and Other Supplies William Price Henry Knox Informs the Secretary at War that he has tried the tin intended to make camp kettles and that he has contracted with Mr. Morrow to make 40 of them. Tells Knox that if he believes that more than 40 camp kettles are required, this can be done. Also mentions that he has straw and bowls for the troops. Finally he forwards the Returns of Ordnance and Quartermaster Stores for the month of January.
November 1798 Quantity of Wood Allowed a Major, Etc. William Burrows Samuel Hodgdon What quantity of wood is allowed to the following officers: a Major Commandant, a Captain, a Lieutenant, a Regimental Commandant? How much straw is allowed a Regimental Commandant? What is the price of a marquee, a horseman's tent, a soldier's tent? In Detroit a Major is allowed 35 cords but that is a colder climate. How much stationery is allowed?
August 10, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John S. Boss Simmons provides an account balance to Boss.
October 25, 1797 Purchase of Wood for Winter Nathan Jones George Fleming Orders to contract a fair price for wood to be delivered to garrison at West Point.
September 22, 1799 Search for Winter Quarters Nathan Rice Alexander Hamilton Rice compares Uxbridge and Oxbridge as potential sites for winter quarters. He views Oxford as the most favorable site.
April 5, 1790 Stores for Companies Mustered, Sent for a Doctor for Sick Men William Price Henry Knox Price has packed and delivered all the stores according to Knox's orders, except for square files because he has none, and transmitted returns and receipts for each Captain. Three companies have been mustered but Captain Smith's is incomplete. The detachment remaining at West Point consists of eighteen men of whom eight are sick. Price has sent for Doctor Adams to attend them but worries that...
August 27, 1787 Contracts for Cleaning & Repairing Arms, Provisions & Firewood William Price Henry Knox Discusses the execution of James Manon's contract to repair and clean 1000 stand of arms, and his partial payment in weapons. Advises Knox on what actions should be taken if further weapons are to be cleaned & repaired, and notes Manon's eagerness to do so, and at what price. Explains various materials needed for cleaning and repairing weapons. Refers to a contract for provisions, and a...
December 16, 1799 Request for Issue of Drum Components for 10th Regiment James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of drum cords & sticks to the 10th Regiment.
May 7, 1788 Stores Ready to be Delivered William Price Henry Knox Informs the Secretary at War that the stores which he inquired about are ready to be delivered to Captain Bradford.
April 29, 1800 Balance in Favor of Wheaton William Simmons Daniel Wheaton Simmons received account for supplies to garrison at Fort Johnson. Balance due Wheaton, to be paid to him by Robert Ball, his attorney.