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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 8, 1800 Transfer of Pay to Pay Master General William Simmons Thomas Underwood Pay of subsistence was received and forwarded to appropriate authority, Pay Master General. Amount sent by Underwood to Office was forwarded to Swan.
January 25, 1793 Quarter Master Stores and Clothing; Shortage of Musket Powder Isaac Craig Henry Knox Encloses returns of Quarter Master stores and clothing. Discusses shortage of musket powder and the need for large supply prior to campaign.
October 15, 1800 Threat by the Master Armorer Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams alerts Hodgdon that the Master Armorer has threatened that those giving evidence in the court case against the Superintendent will lose their employment at the works.
November 15, 1793 Advances and estimates; Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Discusses estimates and advances in Quarter Master's department.
February 21, 1798 Requested Warrrant to Pay Drafts of the Quartermasters Department Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Letter, asks for warrant re Quarter Master's drafts.
April 1, 1794 Report on accounts; duties as Muster Master, and lack of free time due to work Colonel Robert Hays David Henley Discusses accounts and pay as a muster master. Laments how busy he is; cannot devote a day in a month to private business. Mentions muster rolls and procedures. Indians have done a good deal of mischief. Mentions the matter of settlements and General Robertson.
July 21, 1796 Request for Correct Accounting to the Quarter Master Samuel Hodgdon Daniel Haragan Hodgdon requests that the previous quarter master general's accounts be made up to April 1, 1796. Any monies or bills received after that date will be posted to Hodgdon's account.
March 15, 1800 Notification of Future Actions by Pay Master General William Simmons John W. Patterson Settlement of William Colfax, Contractor, showed Patterson drew extra rations therefore the Pay Master General will hold Patterson accountable for cost of extra rations. Simmons advised Patterson to be more careful in the future.
March 2, 1798 Paying More Drafts on the Quartermaster's Department Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Letter, discusses drafts on the Quarter Master General; asks for money to pay drafts.
April 10, 1793 Money drawn for use of Quarter Master Department Major John Belli Henry Knox Informs Knox of money drawn for use of Quarter Master Department.
March 27, 1800 Copy of Letter to Quarter Master General William Simmons James Miller Copy of letter to Quarter Master General on regulations issued by Secretary of War for the government of Miller.
June 28, 1794 Appointment as Constructor and Master Builder Henry Knox Joshua Humphreys Knox appoints Humphreys Constructor and Master Builder of a forty-four gun ship to be built in Philadelphia, with a compensation of two thousand dollars annually. The compensation is backdated to May due to Humphreys' work on drafts and models for the ship.
January 28, 1799 Appointment of Master Armorer Samuel Hodgdon Unknown Recipient Informs recipient of appointment as master armorer at Harpers Ferry.
April 9, 1793 Estimate for the Quarter Master's supplies John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Estimate for the Quarter Master's supplies. Secretary of War asks for the prices thereto. Bring to meeting.
July 12, 1796 Scarcity of Officers at West Point Stephen Rochefontaine William Simmons Rochefontaine submits the muster and pay rolls for June. Due to the low number of officers at West Point, he has appointed Cadets as quarter master and pay master, and he would like them to be compensated for their work.
October 14, 1800 Regarding the Quarter Master General's duties and accounts William Simmons Samuel Dexter Relative to accounts of John Wilkins Jr., Quarter Master General. Notes that Wilkins was not furnished with with any instruction as to his particular duties.
June 1, 1793 Regarding the Defective Manner in which the Quarter Master General Left his Business Henry Knox Isaac Craig Notes that Samuel Hodgdon, agent of Quarter Master General, has paid Craig's bill for $1100 and will write on subject of future drafts. Complains of the defective manner in which the Quarter Master General left his business; it requires a serious explanation. Further drafts must be preceded by a precise estimate.
September 9, 1800 Muster and Pay Rolls Forwarded to Pay Master General William Simmons Decius Wadsworth Muster and pay rolls sent to the Accountants Office were received and forwarded to the Pay Master General. Simmons corrected Wadsworth in his mistake for sending the rolls to the Office instead of the Pay Master General for his regiment.
May 27, 1784 Verification of position as Deputy Muster Master General Richard Varick John Pierce Richard Varick sends to John Pierce a third letter requesting verification of his former position as Deputy Muster Master General.
January 30, 1800 Abstract of disbursements by John Wilkins Jr., Quarter Master General James Miller William Simmons Abstract of disbursements by John Wilkins Jr., Quarter Master General for warrant of General Macpherson, commanding on the Northampton Expedition for himself and suit.
July 30, 1795 Account of Captain Edward D. Turner, Pay Master to the 2nd Sub Legion William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of ten dollars is due Captain Edward D. Turner being the balance of his account as Pay Master to the 2nd Sub Legion for March and April 1793.
December 30, 1800 Paying and employing necessary agents Samuel Dexter James Miller Judges that Quarter Master General is competent to employ and pay agents.
October 1, 1800 Delivery of Saddles, Bridles, Leather Halters to Quarter Master General Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs delivery of saddles, bridles, leather halters to Quarter Master General.
February 26, 1800 The Post of Deputy Quarter Master General Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton explains his concept of the duties and posting of the Deputy Quarter Master General. He believes that Col. Aaron Ogden will accept that post but would deem the post of Division Quarter Master beneath him.
August 2, 1801 Regarding the Appointment of Pike to Pay Master James Wilkinson Samuel Vance Discusses the necessity of appointing Pike pay master, and asks if he would oppose transferring Pike to his company. Visited home after a perilous voyage, but he is in good health.