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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 29, 1800 Account against the United States for commission and purchases made Joseph Miller William Simmons Miller encloses account against United States for commission on purchases made by order of Secretary of War.
April 12, 1800 Abstracts of Disbursements and Purchases made in Quartermaster’s Department James Miller William Simmons Wilkins encloses abstracts of disbursements and purchases made in the Quarter Master's Department by John Wilkins from 1 January to 21 March.
April 16, 1800 Abstract and account of the purchases made in the name of John Wilkins Jr James Miller William Simmons Because of indisposition of Mr Francis, the purveyor, Secretary of War has requested that Quarter Master General make purchases on the account of United States.
January 30, 1795 Discusses Present Purchases Tench Coxe Timothy Pickering Refers to agreement over Boston sail cloth made before he left the treasury business in the War Department. Mr. Francis has been advised to make purchases as soon as possible. Declares that the large importation of goods and great want of cash promise advantageous purchases at this time.
October 31, 1795 Compensation & Purchases of Charles J. S. Warin, temporary engineer William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $68 is due Charles Joseph Stanislas Warin, temporary Engineer, being his compensation for October 1795 and for paper, quills, and purchases by him.
August 8, 1792 Appointment of agent to receive money and make purchases Samuel Hodgdon James O'Hara Letter from the Commissary of Military Stores to the Quartermaster General. States that Knox showed him letter from Hamilton regarding appointment of agent to receive money and make purchases. Hodgdon says he will fill the position. As no provision is made for compensation, Hodgdon says he will agree to take such compensation as may hereafter be thought reasonable.
January 15, 1800 Submission of abstracts of disbursements James Miller William Simmons Encloses abstracts of disbursements and purchases made in Quarter Master Department by John Wilkins during December 1799.
August 23, 1800 Account to be Examined William Simmons Jonathan Jackson Accounts for erecting fortifications in harbor of Boston received and to be examined. Jackson to receive commissioned amount for purchases made in Quartermaster's Department.
July 29, 1800 Receipt for Accounts of Anthony Foster Anthony Foster [not available] Abstract for services performed in Quarter Master department, for purchases, advertising of deserters, and cash.
January 26, 1789 Regarding land purchases; geographical information; the imminent death of the King of Great Britain Tench Coxe Thomas Mifflin Discusses land purchases in New York, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania from Indians and reports on the imminent death of the King of Great Britain from a dropsical disease. Suggests that a change of kings will result in increased public debt.
October 3, 1800 Simmons Strongly Requests O'Hara Advance the Settlement of his Accounts William Simmons James O'Hara Simmons is requesting the settlement of O'Hara's accounts be providing statements of his charges, purchases, and supplies furnished. The tone of the letter suggests a very strong request.
May 14, 1794 Request for warrant of $40,000 Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton Request from the Revenue Office for a warrant for $40,000 in favor of Tench Francis, to be applied towards purchases.
April 30, 1794 Instructions from Tench Francis on Purchasing Tench Coxe Henry Knox Refers to a note from Tench Francis, requesting his attention to any purchases. Wishes to do no injury to Mr. Morrow.
October 9, 1794 Communication with Mr. Gate about Transactions Tench Coxe Henry Knox Encloses letter from supervisor in Maryland stating that the duties of the Treasury and War Departments were committed to him in April. Reports that the business of fortification and militia purchases have not been transacted through his office.
July 12, 1794 Ordnance Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Method for purchases of ordnance and armor. Mr. Nicholson to be superintendent, pending the President's approbation.
August 27, 1800 Accounts of William Crafts, Esq. Samuel Dexter William Simmons In settling the accounts of William Crafts as Agent for the Department in Charleston, South Carolina, he is to be allowed for all disbursements for purchases made or contracts entered into by him two and a half percent and one percent on all other disbursements.
April 22, 1800 Certification of payment; John Wilkins and James Miller, for purchases for armory at Harpers Ferry Virginia, and the armory at Springfield Massachusetts William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $2829.16 to John Wilkins for purchases for armory at Harpers Ferry Virginia, and the armory at Springfield,Massachusetts, payable to James Miller, agent.
April 18, 1800 Joseph Miller is Not to be Regarded a Purveyor or Agent to a Purveyor Joseph Miller William Simmons Conversation with Secretary of War confirms opinion stated to Simmons; that Miller not to be considered a purveyor or agent to a purveyor. Discusses Secretary of Navy, who made purchases by agent when Mr. Francis was well.
January 25, 1799 Certificate of the register to be transferred to George Fleming’s account as agent for purchases West Point Joseph Nourse [not available] Certificate of the register to be transferred to books of War Department accountant regarding agent George Fleming’s purchases of wood for the troops at West Point.
April 22, 1800 Account Information in Wilkins Jr. and James Miller William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Details on the expenses of Wilkins Junior and James Miller for purchases made through special direction by the Secretary of War. Expenses included armory at Harper's Ferry, armory at Springfield, Ordinance Department, Quarter Masters Department, Hospital Department.
June 13, 1786 Claim of John McHindell John Pierce Board of Treasury Has made inquiry into merits of claim of McHindell.
April 17, 1799 Need for Additional Assistants James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry observes that additional assistants to the Purveyor and Superintendent of Military Stores would facilitate the provision and issuance of military supplies. He recommends the model established during the Revolutionary War.
March 1, 1800 Certification of payment; Francis Mentges for expenses for clothing and boarding of John Vincent, an Indian William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $31.04 to Francis Mentges for expenses for clothing and boarding of John Vincent, an Indian, including compensation for four days at two dollars per day for attending him making the purchases
May 5, 1792 Survey of the Ohio & the Miami Purchases Israel Ludlow Alexander Hamilton Surveyor Israel Ludlow describes for Hamilton the travails of his attempts to survey the Ohio and Miami Companies and the danger and suffering that were involved.
November 17, 1798 Receipts for Horses Elisha Hall David Henley Noted Hall's purchases and exchanges for horses.