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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
November 28, 1798 Price of Increased Ration James McHenry William Simmons Enclosed is a copy of a letter to Tench Francis with his answer relative to the price of the additional articles of increased ration at Trenton.
June 16, 1794 Contract Price of a Complete Ration Joseph Howell John Meyer Howell wants to know the contract price of a complete ration in the present year.
April 17, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Thomas Underwood Simmons directs Underwood to provide verification of the contract price of a ration.
January 9, 1798 Request for Information on Weekly Rations Josiah Fox Tench Francis Letter, asks for estimate of the weekly ration; mentions Naval Department.
December 23, 1791 Contract to Supply the Garrison at West Point Melancton Smith Alexander Hamilton Smith wrote to Knox to determine how West Point was being supplied. He has forwarded supplies to West Point in anticipation of securing a contract. He offers the price of nine and half cents per ration.
July 2, 1789 Hired a Cooper, Airing the Powder William Price Henry Knox Price received Knox's letter of June 5. He has begun airing the powder and engaged a cooper at the rate of 3 pounds per month and one ration per day. He was unable to hire a cooper until June 22. Price has engaged hoop poles, which will need to be paid three months from the date he hired the cooper. He encloses returns of ordnance and quartermasters stores.
September 14, 1796 The price of a ration in Boston William Simmons George Ingersoll Simmons explains his reasons for denying the amount Ingersoll claimed for a ration allowance on furlough in Boston and states the amount he will allow. Notifies Ingersoll that he is advancing him an amount of money and that he will receive it from Jonathan Jackson, federal supervisor for Massachusetts.
March 22, 1784 Employment of Coopers at West Point William Price Ebenezer Stevens From West Point letter book. Discusses employment of two coopers.
May 18, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Edward D. Turner Simmons informs Turner to expect payment from Jonathan Jackson.
March 23, 1785 Powder Casks William Price Henry Hay Discusses purchase of powder casks for West Point.
December 13, 1796 List of the Contract Prices of Rations John Steele William Simmons Steele is transmitting a list of the contract price of rations and, in some cases, the price of component parts of a ration that are furnished to the troops of the United States at sundry posts. This information is gleaned from the respective contracts on file at the Comptroller's office.
November 11, 1796 Captain Blackburn's pay Peter Hagner Richard S. Blackburn Notification that he will receive his pay and subsistence from Edward Carrington, federal supervisor in Virginia. Gives the price of an officer's ration on furlough.
March 15, 1800 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Caleb Swan Order from Simmons to hold Capt. J.W. Patterson accountable for extra rations drawn for 24 recruits in June. Patterson to be charged $3.88 at the contract price of $0.16 per ration.
November 8, 1799 Establishing a Medium Price for Rations on Both Sides of the Ohio Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton discusses a change from the current situation whereby different prices for rations are charged on the two sides of the Ohio River.
October 28, 1791 Defense of Russell County Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Request for militia to protect Russell County. Rations to be furnished by a Cherokee.
June 1, 1784 Settlement of ration account Jedediah Huntingdon John Pierce Discusses settlement of his ration account with the Commissioner of Army Accounts and Paymaster General
April 17, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Captain Samuel Nicholson Simmons informs Nicholson to expect payment from Jonathan Jackson after the price of naval rations is fixed by the Secretary at War.
December 6, 1786 Delivery of ration account Jedediah Huntingdon John Pierce Requests the Paymaster General to deliver the settlement of his ration account to Major Alden, to transmit back to him.
March 3, 1799 Contract Prices for Northwestern Mississippi Territories Unknown Author [not available] Explains the contract prices for Northwestern Mississippi territories; also discusses ration reductions.
June 20, 1795 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Caleb Swan William Simmons Caleb Swan William Simmons informs Caleb Swan that the Secretary at War has not yet determined the price of a subsistence ration. Simmons will notify Swan when that information is available.
February 10, 1798 Contract price of rations for 1797 and 1798 R. J. Heath William Simmons Contract prices of rations Fort Fayette, Fort Massac, Fort Knox, Michilamackanac, Fort Wayne.
July 3, 1801 Articles of agreement made between the Secretary of the Department of War and William Colfax of the State of New Jersey Henry Dearborn William Colfax A contract between Secretary Dearborn and contractor Colfax for the provision of supplies for the troops and recruits in New Jersey and New York.
November 28, 1800 Simmons Requests that McRea Determine the Price of the Vinegar Portion of Rations William Simmons Griffith James McRee Simmons wants McRee to determine the price of the vinegar portion of the rations issued by Daniel Wheaton that were lacking it. That amount can then be deducted as a consequence.
September 4, 1798 Muster and Pay Rolls for Niagara John Jacob Rivardi William Simmons Rivardi encloses muster and pay rolls for the garrison at Niagara. The men need to be paid, especially those who have been discharged. Rivardi asks for the current price of rations.
October 19, 1796 Saunder's pay William Simmons John Saunders Notification to Saunders that he will receive the money for his pay, subsistence, and recruiting from Edward Carrington, federal supervisor at Richmond, Virginia. States contract price of a ration at Norfolk