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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 28, 1799 Seeks Information about Double Posts in South Carolina James McHenry William Simmons Expresses concern about officers drawing double rations in Charleston, SC. Seeks list of officers. Refers to transition of posts, but requests information on which posts are double posts.
April 6, 1798 Returns from Posts on the Frontiers John Wilkins, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon Wilkins transmits to the Secretary of War a general return of the Quartermaster's stores on hand at the several posts on the frontier based on the most authentic returns from those posts.
February 16, 1798 Location of Spanish Posts Samuel Hodgdon John Wilkins, Jr. Letter, discusses Spanish posts.
December 12, 1799 Alterations at Posts to be Submitted with Returns, Etc. John Wilkins, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon has directed that when alterations are made at any of the posts, the documents associated with them should accompany the returns. Wilkins points out that when transfers are made from one post to another the associated vouchers cannot be produced immediately for the returns. Wilkins directs Quartermasters as to how to set up their books. General returns from the western posts are enclosed.
February 28, 1797 Supplying the Troops at the Western Posts Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Wolcott wants to know the supplies that will be required at each of the western posts so he requires information on the number of men stationed at each post and the number of rations (specifying whether salted or fresh) to be deposited in advance.
December 8, 1797 Regarding Contract for Supplying Posts on the Ohio & the Mississippi John Wilkins, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon Discusses an agreement with a contractor for the supplying of posts on the Ohio & the Mississippi.
April 24, 1800 Scale of Transportation for Officers to Remote Posts Unknown Author [not available] Tabulation of expenses required to transport officers' private stores to remote military posts.
December 23, 1796 Pay of the Troops on the Upper Posts of the Ohio Samuel Lewis William Simmons Lewis acknowledges receipt of a warrant for $2500 to be transmitted to Isaac Craig on account of the pay of the troops on the upper posts of the Ohio,.
April 15, 1798 Estimates for the Needs of Posts & For Transportation Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon provides a detailed explanation of his estimates for the posts of Georgia and Tennesseeand for transportation, with the understanding that circumstances may require additions.
October 29, 1798 Clothing Ordered to the Northern Posts, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Thomas Billington Hodgdon expresses the uneasiness of the Secretary of War regarding the clothing intended for the northern posts which must be forwarded before winter arrives.
October 14, 1797 Forwarding Expenditure Estimates for Posts Around Fort Washington, Pittsburgh & Delaware John Wilkins, Jr. James McHenry Encloses expenditure estimates for posts dependent on Fort Washington, Pittsburgh & Detroit for September-November 1797.
April 4, 1799 Announces Contract with James O'Hara to Supply Western Posts James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Forwards copy of contract with James O'Hara to supply western posts. Requests information be forwarded to several commandants, Congress, and various posts.
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.
September 29, 1797 Supply Line Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Inquiry into statement that Northern posts of Niagara, Detroit, and Michilemacinac would be supplied via Albany and Schenectady. Requested stationary and writing paper.
June 3, 1784 Stores on hand Timothy Pickering Joseph Carleton Discusses returns of stores on hand in the quartermaster's department. Indicates that some of the army's frontier posts are unoccupied.
1796 Quantity of troops at various posts James McHenry [not available] McHenry lists the number of troops stationed at each post.
July 3, 1795 Money Delivered Isaac Craig William Simmons Woodson delivered money for pay and forage of troops stationed at the upper posts of the Ohio.
April 28, 1797 Pay of the troops on the upper posts of the Ohio Peter Hagner Isaac Craig Craig's estimate for the pay and forage of the troops on the upper posts of the Ohio River approved.
December 30, 1796 $2500 for the Troops of the Upper Posts of the Ohio Isaac Craig Samuel Lewis Craig acknowledges receipt of a post note of $2500 on account of the pay of the troops of the upper posts of the Ohio for which he accepts responsibility.
May 16, 1799 Disposition of the Officers of the Two Regiments of Artillerists and Engineers Alexander Hamilton [not available] In these General Orders, Hamilton explains the assignments of officers of the two regiments of Artillerists and Engineers.
July 11, 1796 Notification of Peaceful Possession of British Posts Anthony Wayne James McHenry Wayne announced the possession of the Detroit and Miamis posts, previously held by Great Britain. Enclosed letters from Captain DeButs and Colonel Richard England (British Officer) recounting exchange of possession.
August 8, 1793 Probable Amount of Rations for the Western Posts Joseph Nourse Alexander Hamilton "Sends 'an estimate of the probable amount of rations which have been and which may be issued from the 1st January 1793 to the 30th September following by Messrs. Elliot & William, contractors for supplying the western posts with provisions.'"
May 10, 1796 Concerning western posts in New York James McHenry Philip Schuyler McHenry informs Schuyler that Captain Lewis, who is also delivering Schuyler this letter, is in possession of a dispatch relative to western posts in New York. Schuyler is instructed to send Lewis on the nearest and most convenient route to Quebec.
August 3, 1798 Pay of the Troops of the Upper Posts Isaac Craig William Simmons Craig has received a letter from Samuel Lewis enclosing a post note for one thousand dollars, $300 of which is appropriated and $700 is for the pay of the troops of the upper posts.
April 14, 1795 Pay & Forage of the Troops at the Upper Posts of the Ohio William Simmons Isaac Craig The bearer, Major DeButts, has in his possession money that is to be used for the pay and forage of the troops at the upper posts of the Ohio for the first two months of 1795.