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July 1, 1797 [Contract for Providing Supplies to the Indians] Anthony Foster James McHenry This document is enclosed in the letter in which Foster asks Henley to forward the letter he has written to the Secretary of War on the subject of his contract with the government to provide supplies for the Indians. Foster worries that, if supplies are not available, the Indians will think that the government has forsaken them. He assures Henley of the sincerity of his concern in this matter.
July 2, 1797 Foster request to Henley to forward letter he has written to the Secretary of War Anthony Foster David Henley Foster asks Henley to forward the letter he has written to the Secretary of War on the subject of his contract with the government to provide supplies for the Indians. Foster worries that, if supplies are not available, the Indians will think that the government has forsaken them. He assures Henley of the sincerity of his concern in this matter.
December 4, 1799 Receipt for payment for furnishing supplies to United States troops in New Jersey Elias B. Dayton James McHenry Request to pay Jonathan Dayton $8000 on account of Elias Dayton contract for furnishing provisions to the troops of United States for state of New Jersey.
July 1, 1797 Report from Foster to McHenry: What to do with the goods contracted for sale by government to supply to the Indians? Anthony Foster James McHenry Foster tells McHenry that he is in a quandary regarding what to do with the goods that he had contracted with the government to supply to the Indians. Since the country people have little interest in these goods, Foster says he has little chance of selling them. Since there is no Superintendent to authorize the issuance of the goods to the Indians, they must remain on hand unless the government...
November 8, 1794 Contractor killed by Indians Alexander Hamilton James O'Hara Informs James O'Hara, Quartermaster General of the U.S. Army, that Robert Elliot, one of the contractors, has been lately killed by hostile Indians, and that this might hinder the furnishing and forwarding of supplies.
August 7, 1797 Furnishing Supplies for the Recruiting Party at Windsor Jonathan Steele Nathaniel Brush The Secretary of War has directed that arrangements must be made for furnishing supplies for the recruiting party stationed at Windsor in Vermont. Brush is to obtain a contract for the acquisition of provisions, Quartermaster's articles, and medical assistance. Proposals for contracts have been solicited by advertisements.
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.
May 9, 1795 Furnishing supplies to the Chickasaw and Choctaw Indians Timothy Pickering Alexander Hamilton Timothy Pickering, interim Secretary of War, reports that Mr. A. Foster can furnish supplies to the Chickasaw and Choctaw tribes at a cheaper rate for the government. President Washington promised to provide supplies to Chickasaw chiefs when they visited Philadelphia, worth $3000 in goods. If Hamilton approves of giving Foster the exclusive right to furnish the supplies, the purchasing agent (Mr....
January 27, 1801 Certification of payment; Lane and Saltar, contractors for furnishing cannon William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $7172.90 to Lane and Saltar, contractors for furnishing cannon to United States under contract.
November 22, 1799 Certification of payment; Isaac Williams, late an Indian interpreter and Deputy Superintendant in the Northwestern Territory William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $224.75 Isaac Williams, late an Indian interpreter and Deputy Superintendant in the Northwestern Territory, for furnishing supplies to sundry Indians, express hire, and balance of pay.
October 27, 1799 Request to pay Colonel Jonathan Rhea on account of Daytonís contracts for furnishing subsistence to New Jersey troops Elias B. Dayton James McHenry Dayton requests payment to Colonel Jonathan Rhea of $5000 on account of Dayton's contract for furnishing provisions to troops of United States in New Jersey.
April 24, 1799 Contract of William Lane, William Salter and Clayton Earle for furnishing Iron Cannon [not available] [not available] Contract of William Salter and William Lane and Clayton Earle for furnishing Iron Cannon. Contractors advanced $1500 for purpose of of carrying proposals into effect. Are to produce a number of cannon equal to the value of sum of $1500.
April 8, 1791 Furnishing Recruits Henry Knox [not available] Letter, directs furnishing recruits.
November 27, 1794 Contractor for furnishing rations Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue writes that Matthew Spillard, contractor for furnishing rations at the posts of Philadelphia, has requested an advance of $300.
April 16, 1800 Cost of Indians Traveling to Seat of Government James McHenry Robert Goodloe Harper Enclosed information regarding Indian relations. Accountant requested information on the travel expenses related to Indians to seats of government. Mentioned increasing the influence of U.S. within Indian land through agents of the government; citing a U.S. presence would decrease the frequency of visits from... Also enclosed letter from several governors regarding rations allocated to...
August 2, 1800 Request for Issue of Rifles to Complete Indian Annuity Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Hodgdon requests that Harris deliver five rifles to Israel Whelen which will complete the annuities [presents] granted to the Indians and for which the purveyor will pay the contract price.
July 12, 1798 Clothing and Supplies for Recruits Peter Hunt Samuel Hodgdon Mentions arrival and forwarding of clothing for Lieutenant Dayton, along with the willingness to contract supplies for recruits.
December 29, 1792 Agent to Canada Alexander Hamilton George Hammond Secretary Hamilton writes that supplies are to be procured through upper Canada. Agent to be sent to negotiate contracts for supplies for the purpose of obtaining a treaty with the government. Includes copy of speech from John Graves Simcoe to General Council of Indian Nations.
February 6, 1793 Provisions for the Meeting with the Western Indians William Hull Alexander Hamilton Hull reports that the British in Canada have refused the American request to provide supplies for the Spring conference with the western Indians.
August 2, 1792 Regulations for Furnishing Supplies for the Troops of the United States [not available] [not available] Document outlines regulations for furnishing supplies of forage, stationary, and wood for the troops of United States. Outlines oath to be taken by those who work in Quarter Master's Department. Provides allowance of stationary and paper. Extra allowances for commanders. Procurement of wood to be regulated by commanding general.
December 12, 1799 Instructions on Supplying Indians James McHenry General James Robertson Order to provide supplies to Wolf Friend and his party not authorized therefore compensation for supplied denied but settled after discussion with Wilkinson. Hereafter all requests by unauthorized persons to supply Indians will be denied. Specific instructions on how to deal with Indian interactions detailed.
October 25, 1796 U.S. Government contract for cannon Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Samuel Hughes Contract between the U.S. Treasury and the Cecil Company for cannon
March 11, 1795 Extract from Secretary of Treasury to Henley: Policy on government supplies for Indians Alexander Hamilton David Henley Outlines regulations for supplies for Indians. Discusses requirement that purchases be made by contracts or through agents designated by Henley. Mentions that Governor of South Western Territory will direct what stores will be addressed to agents. Details on how to manage accounts and requirement to report to Samuel Hodgdon, Superintendent of Military Stores.
April 6, 1797 Supplies Sufficient for the Consumption of the Troops Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Wolcott forwards a copy of a contract with James O'Hara who is responsible for issuing the supplies at the various posts. All the commanders at these posts should be given a copy of this agreement to ensure that their troops are sufficiently supplied.
March 19, 1800 Payment to Dayton for Supplies Elias B. Dayton James McHenry Elias Dayton requests payment of $10,000 to Jonathan Dayton on account of contract for supplies to United States troops in New Jersey.