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April 28, 1800 Fuel Drawn Against Regulations William Simmons Patrick C Harris Simmons notified Harris his illegal draw of fuel was admitted by the Office in order to expedite the settlement of Contractors accounts from Fort Johnson. Simmons allowed this with the expectation that Harris would not drawn fuel for the month of March.
June 11, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Callender Irvine Simmons directs Irvine to explain an extraordinary consumption of fuel.
April 24, 1800 Accounts with Receipts for Fuel Purchased from Contractors William Simmons James Miller Simmons advised Miller on recording the purchase of fuel by officers from outside contractors. Miller's records lacked sufficient information to make the appropriate reimbursements.
January 29, 1799 Expresses Opinion on Providing Rations, Fuel, and Barracks Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Having examined the records of David Ames and Robert Orr, discovers that they do not request an increase of rations, as intimated by the journal, but for an allowance of rations never before received. Discusses rations, barracks, and fuel provided for heads or overseers of mechanical branches or public assistants.
January 27, 1800 Fuel Allowance for Cadets Alexander Hamilton [not available] As directed by the Secretary of War in his instructions of January 25, 1800, Cadets in the fortifications upon the seaboard and at West Point shall receive the same allowance of fuel per month as that granted to lieutenants.
December 26, 1797 Delivery and Distribution of Fuel and Straw James McHenry [not available] "Regulations to be observed in the distribution of fuel and straw to the garrisons on the seacoast and recruiting parties."
September 27, 1799 Acquiring Land and Fuel for Winter Quarters Alexander Hamilton Nathan Rice Hamilton prefers Oxford over Uxbridge for winter quarters because the former has more wood for hutting and fuel than the latter. He directs Rice to purchase the right of soil if it can be had at a price comparable to that which is asked for the use of the land and the wood.
March 31, 1798 Distribution of Fuel at West Point Philip Rodrigue James McHenry Rodrique announces that he he has closed the account of fuel distributed at West Point during the last six months and enclosed the related vouchers.
January 21, 1801 Discussing Monies Owed and the Conduct of Mr. Ames William Simmons James Byers Simmons informs Byers that upon examination of his accounts for the armorers at Springfield during October, November, and December 1800, Byers is owed $95.94 by the United States. Byers apparently took issue with Mr. Ames regarding fuel for the armorers at Springfield, and noted this to Simmons. Simmons replies in this letter than any fact which may incriminate Ames should have been forwarded to...
May 7, 1800 Room Hire and Fuel William Simmons John Henry Simmons did not take into account Henry's position as commandant when calculating quantum for room hire. Therefore sum owed to Henry which he would receive from Dexter, supervisor at Providence. No allowances were made for compensation for fuel costs due to the regulations issued by Sec. of War.
January 17, 1800 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Jonathan Cass Simmons discusses the proper consumption of fuel with Major Cass.
July 21, 1800 Treasurer to Remit Sum William Simmons John Dexter Treasurer to remit sum to Dexter who is to use money to pay Capt. John Henry at New Port for pay previously deducted for inadmissible receipts for fuel. Due to a general order, fuel costs were admitted and therefore Capt. Henry was to be reimbursed for money previously garnished.
December 26, 1799 Regulations Regarding the Delivery and Distribution of Fuel and Straw James McHenry Philip Lightfoot A list of regulations to be observed in the delivery and distribution of fuel and straw to the garrisons on the sea coast,and recruiting parties.
March 8, 1800 Deductions Taken from Statement William Simmons Fuller and Barber Accounts and vouchers for supplies to recruits at Hebron examined, deductions taken. Quotation from Secretary of War regarding the allowance of fuel for officers.
May 14, 1798 Cost of Fuel George T. Ross William Simmons Ross has asked for seven dollars per cord allotment for fuel even though the price has been as high as twenty dollars in Philadelphia. Ross therefore is not sure how much he is entitled to but Simmons should feel free to alter his allotment in whatever manner he deems just.
June 18, 1799 Certification of payment; William Smith, Contractor for rations and fuel supplied armorers at Springfield Massachussets William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $8.71 to William Smith, Contractor for rations and fuel supplied armorers at Springfield Massachusetts.
October 21, 1799 Tinber for hutting and wood for fuel should be found on the premises. Alexander Hamilton Thomas Parker Hamilton emphasizes that the requirement for winter quarters is huts and not barracks so as to save additional expense. The huts should be situated so as to ease the collection of timber for hutting and wood for fuel.
April 22, 1800 Certification of payment; James Byers for rations and fuel furnished armorers at Springfield Massachusetts William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $1395.75 to James Byers for rations and fuel furnished armorers at Springfield Massachusetts.
July 17, 1799 Certification of payment; William Smith, Contractor, for rations and fuel supplied armorers at Springfield, Massachusetts William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $52.01 to William Smith, Contractor, for rations and fuel supplied armorers at Springfield, Massachusetts.
March 11, 1800 General Orders: Temporary Suspension of Recruiting Service William North [not available] The Recruiting Service, respecting the twelve Regiments of Infantry and six troops of Light Dragoons, is for the present suspended. All officers assigned to that service will rejoin their Regiments.
November 16, 1799 Certification of payment; William Smith, Contractor, for supplies of rations and fuel for armorers of Springfield, Massachusetts William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $76.68 to William Smith, Contractor, for supplies of rations and fuel for armorers of Springfield, Massachusetts.
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.
December 26, 1798 Delivery & Distrubution of Fuel & Straw James McHenry [not available] Regulations to be observed in the delivery and distrubution of fuel and straw to the garrisons on the sea coast, and recruiting parties.
November 14, 1800 Simmons Requesting Boss Remit the Returns of Three Officers William Simmons John S. Boss Simmons received Boss' letter of September 30th which contained the returns of Major Darling, Lieutenant Whipple, and Lieutenant Danforth for quarters and fuel during 1799. The whole amount is being returned as Boss made a claim for money paid in lieu of these quarters and fuel which was rejected previously. The reason for rejection was because the account presented currently does not...
July 30, 1799 Organization of Messes and Construction of Barracks Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton reports on improvements in the construction of chimneys, the arrangement of officers in messes, and the provision of fuel and straw in garrisons and quarters.