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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
August 20, 1797 Informing Secretary of War of unwholesome and offensive provisions Isaac Guion James McHenry Reports unwholesome state of provisions. Purchased beef from some local contractors. Requests money to pay.
October 4, 1799 Shipment of Provisions Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Does not have documents requested on hand. Notification that provisions to be delivered with quantities listed, clothing to be forwarded to Fort Wayne immediately.
July 21, 1800 Return of the fresh provisions for the brig Sophia Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, directs the issue of provisions for Brig Sophia.
October 20, 1797 Provisions Isaac Craig James McHenry J. Park noted that several requisitions mentioned by McHenry were received. Col. O'Hara will call on McHenry regarding provisions.
April 23, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James McHenry Simmons discusses the accounting for public provisions and forage with the Secretary at War.
April 2, 1794 Blank Abstract of Provisions John Stagg Unknown Recipient Blank document used for form letter issuing provisions to first American Regiment A B Esquire, Lieut. Col. Commandant.
November 1, 1794 Lack of Provisions at Charleston Michael Kalteisen Joseph Howell Capt. Kalteisen expresses his distress to Howell at the failure of the War Office to provide funds and provisions for the troops at Charleston. Many of the provisions that have been sent are of inferior quality.
July 7, 1797 Assurances, provisions and musical instruments James Wilkinson Samuel Hodgdon Provisions always to be made and honored at Head Quarters.
January 5, 1795 Enclosed Account of Provisions David Henley William Simmons Provisions of forage for dragoons. Settlement of deranged officer wrong.
October 20, 1797 Deserting Assistants and Provisions Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Craig sorry Hodgdon was deserted by his assistants, hoped that the upcoming season will bring health back to Philadelphia and induce them to return to the city. Waggoners in need of money for return travel, provisions arrived late, Craig will attend to them with all expediency.
November 5, 1791 Return of the New Contractor's Provisions on Hand A. Hunt Samuel Hodgdon A return of the provisions on hand at Fort Washington belonging to Elijah Williams, Contractor, as of the 5th of November 1791.
June 3, 1800 Provisions for Disbanded Troops Alexander Hamilton Nathan Rice If the troops continue at their encampment beyond the day of their discharge, June 15th, they will draw provisions as usual.
September 26, 1786 Charges of abusing provisions John Pierce Jonathan Burrall Discusses the abusing of provisions by officers in the U.S. Army, who he claims have not settled their accounts with the department.
November 24, 1797 Transportation of Provisions Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Hamilton's wagons arrived under direction of D. Buchanan, who was given money for his return trip. Packages to be forwarded to Massac, but unsure if shipment is whole, therefore requests list of supplies and provisions to go to Massac.
October 15, 1794 Provisions and contractors Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioners of the Revenue states that it is the opinion of Secretary Knox that provisions amounting to $37,000 be laid in by the contractors for 1795.
June 12, 1799 Provisions Should be Made for Reimbursement Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Quotes from a "letter from Colonel Hall of the 10th instant" and states: "...In the commencement of similar operations, a good zeal will occasion some wondering which must be sanctioned as to the past and checked as to the future. I recommend that provisions be made for reimbursement."
August 26, 1796 Financial Documents Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed vouchers of provisions issued to militia, will include expenditures for the third quarter by the next post.
May 12, 1799 Allotment of Provisions for the Troops Alexander Hamilton James O'Hara Hamilton cites Article 19 of a recent Act of Congress in which the allotment of provisions is prescribed in some detail.
April 13, 1798 Provisions & Stores for the Frigate "Constellation" Samuel Hodgdon Tench Francis Enclosed is an order for the provisions and stores to be delivered to the frigate "Constellation."
April 12, 1798 Provisions for the Frigate "Constellation" James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is an order for Tench Francis to deliver provisions intended for the frigate "Constellation."
May 25, 1799 Reducing Provisions to the Indians, Etc. James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry warns that provisions to the Indians should be given with the strictest economy unless their affections are diminished. He worries that the land speculation may anger the Indians but advises patience until the intentions of the Indians are known. The soldiery do not seem distrubed by being obliged to find cockades and loops for their hats.
January 10, 1795 Raises Questions about Provisions Contracts for 1795 Tench Coxe Timothy Pickering Refers to contract for provisions for 1795. No discussion has occurred with former contractors regarding supplies on hand. Will communicate to the Secretary of the Treasury about the Commissary of Issues.
January 5, 1797 Abstract of Provisions David Henley [not available] Provisions and forage provided to John Webbs and troops under his command. Included food and supplies for making uniforms.
November 21, 1798 Transportation of Men & Provisions to Charleston Samuel Hodgdon Gustavus & Hugh Colhouse Hodgdon arranges for the transportation of fifty men and their provisions to Charleston at a cost of ten dollars for the passage of each man which includes both water and rations.
June 12, 1785 Provisions for prisoners Joseph Carleton Nicholas Fish Prisoners expected at Fort Stanwix; provisions for them are somewhere between Albany and the fort. Asks that Fish take measure to distribute provisions as they come in.