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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 31, 1795 Provision Return of William Rickard William Rickard Timothy Pickering Provision Return of the 12th Company of Infantry in the 3rd Sub-Legion of the United States for the month of May 1795.
May 7, 1800 Copies of Provision Return Records William Simmons Mahlon Ford In response to request by Ford, Simmons enclosed copies of provision return records of Capt. R.S. Blackburn. Simmons only included records of the last settlement of William Westwood's account, believing that the sample was indicative of the entire account.
May 12, 1800 Forwarded Letter William Simmons Aaron Ogden Simmons forwarded a letter from Lieut. Howard with an enclosed provision return given by him to the contractor at Reading. Provision return required explanation.
February 28, 1786 Provision for Disabled Soldiers Charles Thomson John Langdon Requests information regarding action taken by New Hampshire on Congress's recommendation to make an annual provision for those officers, soldiers, and seamen disabled in the United States service in the Revolutionary War.
September 18, 1794 General return of military stores Clement Biddle Samuel Hodgdon A general return of military stores and apparatus for the artillery. Artillery destined to march next day. Requests attention to enclosed return and provision of supplies deemed necessary.
November 13, 1799 No Provision in the Law for Chaplains Alexander Hamilton William S. Smith In reply to Smith's letter of November 11, 1799, states: "There is no provision in the law for chaplains, and I cannot therefore comply with your wishes. I am nevertheless deeply impressed with the importance of divine service among the troops and heretofore made it a subject of communication with the Secretary of War..."
December 16, 1796 Bills and Vouchers Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig forwards vouchers of issues of provisions to Hodgdon along with a general return of stores.
August 23, 1796 Not One Deposit Made by Any Corps Richard Parker Samuel Hodgdon Parker sends a return of the stores of the militia army and complains that not one deposit was made with him by any corps upon the return of the Army. He only received several tents, kettles, and axes. Colonel Postlethwait, of the Provision Department, returned 110 bags, nine tents, and twelve kettles. The remainder was left with Parker and at other locations.
January 12, 1797 Discussion of Legislative Provision James McHenry Dwight Foster Discussion of legislative provision. References Indian affairs.
February 28, 1786 Letter from Congress to the Governor of Rhode Island Charles Thomson William Greene Discusses Invalid pensions; discusses state government of Rhode Island.
June 20, 1798 Business Respecting the Due Bills Samuel Hodgdon Edward Day Hodgdon demands an immediate return of the bills for which Day has received a credit.
November 11, 1786 Discussion of Recruiting & of Congressional Appropriations John Collins Henry Knox Letter, discusses recruiting service; discusses appropriations of Congress.
July 1, 1796 Shipment of Goods Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Irregularities in general return submitted by Craig will be attended to, noted shipments of goods via barge. Noted General Wayne's astonishment in the lack of Indian goods at "this post" (possibly Fort Pitt).
October 27, 1798 Mistakes on Provision Returns Robert Osborn William Simmons Osborn has been charged with mistakes on his provision returns for June and September. The former was made by the contractor and the one for September is in error since Osborn has not drawn rations since August which will be verified by examining the accounts of Mr. Meminger, the contractor.
December 9, 1796 Bills, Stores Shipped, Returns of Stores Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig acknowledges the receipt of money from Hodgdon. Craig informs Hodgdon that a general return of ordinance, hospital stores, and quartermaster stores has been forwarded to the Secretary at War.
August 23, 1791 Request for More Cartridges Patrick Phelon Samuel Hodgdon Captain Patrick Phelon reports all men accounted for, but box of ammunition did not contain amount expected. Requests that Col Hodgdon send ammunition on next provision boat.
July 6, 1798 Request to Attend to Returns for Rations Owed Hyde Charles Hyde William Simmons Hyde believes he may have left a return for provisions and a ration order on Simmons' table and asks that Simmons complete the work for him if possible. He discusses popular opinion of Adams and Gallatin and mentions the Independence Day celebrations in Pittsburgh.
November 21, 1796 Monthly rations drawn twice William Simmons William Willson Provides Willson with copies of his provision returns showing that he has drawn rations twice in one month by mistake and must apply the pay to a subsequent month
June 4, 1796 Informing Talbot of the Cancellation of his Frigate James McHenry Captain Silas Talbot McHenry informs Talbot that Congress has decided to limit the number of frigates to be built to three, and not made any provision to continue the pay and subsistence of the captains of the cancelled frigates.
December 9, 1800 Receipt for Forage and Provision [not available] [not available] Receipt for $12.50 received for forage and provisions supplied to Brigadier General Wilkinson and his suite.
March 17, 1797 Enclosed Return Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed general return of commissary stores. Noted Mrs. Butler dangerously ill.
August 3, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Alexander Hamilton At the Secretary of War's direction, Simmons asks Hamilton to identify a Commanding Officer at Fort Wolcott.
June 10, 1796 Transportation of Goods and Settlement of Accounts Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Letter to Col. Meigs received, will be forwarded by boat with Quartermaster's stores.
August 24, 1793 Receipt of letter and copy of return Henry Knox Isaac Craig Received letter and enclosures. Requested return shall be copied and returned next post.
October 11, 1800 Enclosed Return of Receipts Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams encloses a return of receipts and deliveries of military stores for the third quarter of 1800. The return will be sent as soon as possible.