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January 22, 1799 Request to Settle Account for Firewood for Col. Stevens on Governor's Island Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Examination of vouchers for firewood for Col. Stevens's troops on Governor's Island reveals a question about the amount received. Requests the opinion of the accountant, who will most likely need to communicate with the Quartermaster General. The money drawn by Col. Stevens does not go through the Quartermaster General, and the account should be settled by the accountant.
January 21, 1799 Discrepancy in Stevens's Firewood Account for Governor's Island Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Refers to Stevens's request for firewood for Governor's Island. Found a small mistake on the vouchers relative to the quantity of wood purchased, although the certificate states the correct complete amount. Believes that the accountant would demand changes in the accounts be made immediately with disbursement from the... Disagrees; Stevens does not work through the...
December 26, 1786 Rations, Firewood & Clothing Allowed to Federal Troops Unknown Author [not available] Explains the rations and firewood allowed to officers, separated according to rank, and the clothing allowed to non-commissioned officers, drummers, fifers, and privates,.
January 8, 1796 Accounts for Firewood Enclosed George Fleming William Simmons Fleming enclosed accounts for the disbursement of firewood to the artillerists and engineers at West Point. Col. Tousard forwarded the muster roll; Col. Rochefontaine had not arrived at present.
[not available] Estimate of Expenditures of the Purveyors Office for 1801 Israel Whelen [not available] Estimate includes salaries, stationary, firewood handles, office rent.
February 20, 1796 Enclosed Accounts and Vouchers William Simmons Richard Harrison Encloses to the Auditor of the Treasury the account of Capt. George Fleming at West Point, along with sundry vouchers. Fleming's account includes purchases of firewood for the Corps of Artillerists & Engineers.
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...
January 29, 1796 Vouchers from West Point William Simmons Richard Harrison Encloses additional vouchers received from George Fleming for the purchase of firewood for the Corps of Artillerists & Engineers at West Point.
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...
January 27, 1796 Confirms Receipt of Vouchers William Simmons George Fleming Acknowledges the receipt of Fleming's letter enclosing vouchers.
July 26, 1797 Report on financial matters at Fort Niagara James Bruff William Simmons Sends muster, pay, and receipt rolls. Mentions a detachment marching to Detroit, soldier's clothing and shoes, procuring firewood, the reenlistment of a soldier, discharge of 10 soldiers, and receipt of newspapers. Cited in Simmons to Bruff, 10/03/1797.
January 22, 1796 Account Information for Contingent Expenses Enclosed George Fleming William Simmons Mention of disbursements No. 1, 2, and 3. Enclosed in this letter contingent expenses account information. Disbursements of firewood mentioned.
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.
February 5, 1798 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Lt. Dayton William Simmons Horatio R. Dayton William Simmons informs Lt. Dayton that his pay and subsistence claims are received.
May 26, 1795 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with John Coffin William Simmons John G. Coffin William Simmons notifies John Coffin that he is to receive a pay and forage disbursement from Nicholas Fish.
May 26, 1795 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Captain Lewis William Simmons William Lewis William Simmons informs Captain William Lewis that he will receive payment from George Gale at Baltimore.
April 7, 1797 Report from Fort Niagara James Bruff William Simmons Explains his receipt rolls and muster and pay rolls that he has sent to the War Office. Mentions detachment sent to Oswego. Mentions returned deserters. Explains his method of paying his troops. Discusses the attitude of his men after a hard winter and the attitude of the backcountry settlers towards the American soldiers. Offers his ideas as to turning the Canadian settlers into loyal U.S....
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 14, 1791 Estimate of money due in the Quartermaster's Department Quartermaster General's Department [not available] Estimate of Money due in the Quarter Masters Department.
May 21, 1799 Copy of a contract with John S. Boss to furnish rations to the troops in the state of Rhode Island [not available] [not available] Copy of a contract between James McHenry Secretary of War, and John S. Boss to furnish rations to the troops and officers stationed, recruited or marching through New Port, Brinter's Point, Goat Island and Providence Rhode Island.
March 31, 1792 Negotiations with the Indian Tribes John Francis Hamtramck Henry Knox Hamtramck desribes his negotiations with the Indian tribes along the Wabash to the Secretary at War. Hamtramck mentions Alexander McKee and British attempts at winning favor with the Indians via trade and gifts. Hamtramck also discusses the necessity of prohibiting liquor sales to the Indians and he conveys the intent of the Indians of the Lakes to go to war in the early Spring.
December 4, 1788 Various Payments Due, Damage to Magazine by Wind William Price Henry Knox John Brown of Newburgh contracted with Price to make two hundred powder casks and delivered them in September. Per that contract, he was supposed to be paid by December 1st. Price includes an account for payment to Brown. Mr. Garrison who delivered wood to West Point last winter and Mrs. Randal who is taking care of Captain Molly both request payment for their services. A violent windstorm in...
December 6, 1790 [Estimate of money requisite for the Department of War for the year 1791]. Henry Knox [not available] This document is a copy of Knox's December 4th document, which is an estimate of the money required for the War Department in 1791. Tallying both direct military expenditures as well as money that will go to civilians, the amount estimated is $740,232.14 and 2/3 cents.
August 5, 1790 Report on Additional Sums Necessary for the Support of the Government, presented to the House of Representatives. Alexander Hamilton [not available] Discussed claims for money and accounts from the Quartermaster's Department on the method of payment. Requested sums include payment of civil and military establishment; judicial department; Government of Territory of United States South of Ohio; Department of War; Frederick William Steuben; Quarter Masters Department; Hospital Department; Light Houses, beacons and buoys; Indian Department;...
August 6, 1790 Additional Estimate of Monies Required For The Services Of The Present Year. Joseph Nourse Alexander Hamilton Requested sums include payment of civil and military establishment; judicial department; Government of Territory of United States South of Ohio; Department of War; Frederick William Steuben; Quarter Masters Department; Hospital Department; Light Houses, beacons and buoys; Indian Department; certificates of debt to a list of foreign officers.