Viewing 1–25 of 36 documents: "rates of pay"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
February 23, 1798 Rates & Availability of Shot & Shells Samuel Hodgdon John Wilkins, Jr. Letter, asks for rates & availablity of shot and shells; discusses shipping shot and shells.
June 14, 1794 Rates for Component Articles of Rations for 1793 James Meyers Joseph Howell Meyers encloses to Howell the rates of the component articles of rations for 1793 as agreed to by the Secretary of the Treasury.
July 27, 1791 [No 25] Available Goods Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Request for availability of listed goods and the rates at which they can be purchased.
December 7, 1798 Suggests Compensation for Officers James McHenry John Adams Writes about extra allowances for officers, outlining distinctions for compensations. Suggests fixed compensation rates.
July 24, 1791 Bells from Lancaster Samuel Hodgdon William Knox Captain [Jacob] Slough has informed Hodgdon that the bells for the horses that have been mentioned two or three times may be had in any numbers from the stores in Lancaster at a cost of from 26 to 39 each according to their size and other qualities. They are made better in Lancaster than any that may be imported or made elsewhere and at much cheaper rates.
December 31, 1784 Settlement for Lee's Legion A.W. Dunscomb Joseph Howell Settlement for a part of Lee's Legion and other pay matters
July 25, 1799 Regarding contractors of supplies and rations James McHenry [not available] Expresses some disappointment and doubt in reference to the contractors for supplies and rations. Mentions the Western Army and the Atlantic seaboard.
October 17, 1794 Advances to Contractors; Exchange Rates in London and Amsterdam Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Alexander Hamilton Among sundry Treasury matters, Wolcott discusses Mr. Cope's requests for funds to be advanced to the contractors for rations and clothing and the rate of exchange governing the sales of bills of exchange in Amsterdam which may in turn be affected by the exchange rate between Britain and the United States.
February 27, 1800 Evaluating the Factory Under Hooker's Supervision James McHenry John Hooker McHenry asks to be furnished with inventories, accounts, and statements that will enable him to ascertain if business has diminished or improved at the factory under Hooker's superintendence.
January 20, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John Donaldson Simmons informs Donaldson that the Secretary at War determines commission rates for paymasters based on the extent of their service.
December 19, 1798 Regulations Respecting Extral Allowances to Officers James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Five regulations relative to extra allowances to Officers are explained.
May 25, 1799 Reduction of Rate for Rations James McHenry William Simmons Despite the reduction of the rates authorized by Congress for the purchase of rations, Mr. William Colfax, the contractor for supplying the troops at Fort Jay and West Point, has continued to charge according to the former rates. Although it is probable that Colfax was unaware of the reduction, he should be notified immediately and no action taken against him that might embarass the service.
May 5, 1798 Orders to Ready Ship Constitution Immediately James McHenry Captain Samuel Nicholson Orders to read ship to sail, enlist officers. Terms and Rates of employment specified per recently passed Act of Congress. Is to lose no time in completing, equipping and manning frigate for sea.
February 13, 1797 List of vouchers deducted from the accounts rendered by Samuel Hodgdon, from 07/01/1796 to 12/31/1797. William Simmons [not available] List of vouchers deducted from accounts rendered by Samuel Hodgdon. Cash paid for mahogany trunnion, halliards, shot stores. Simmons notes that he is not sure by what authority these charges were made or whether the rates are approved by the Secretary of War. Signed by Wm Simmons
February 3, 1801 Simmons Asking Dexter to Issue a Directive Regarding Exhorbitant Rent Charges for James Seagrove's Property William Simmons Samuel Dexter James Seagrove of Georgia is renting his property to the government at exorbitant rates.
June 6, 1797 Disposition of Military Accounts Alexander Hamilton John Stagg Hamilton issues detailed instructions regarding the disposition of military accounts.
June 1, 1799 Regulations Respecting Extra Allowances for Officers Abraham R. Ellery Commanding Officer on the Mississippi This is an explanation of the regulations regarding extra allowances for officers who have been detached on duties that oblige them to incur expenses on the road or at places where there are no military posts. For example, an officer shall receive $1.20 for man and horse for each day he must sleep at a place that is not a military post.
November 30, 1798 Extra Allowance for Officers Traveling with no Proximity to Military Posts Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton, Commander-and-Chief, and General Pinckney agreed officers should receive an additional allowance while traveling. It was further specified that there should be rates outlined so officers do not abuse the extra allowances. Further discussion on the subject.
January 21, 1792 Request for Price List Henry Knox Isaac Craig Requests explicit price list from Turnbull and Marnie for the cost of casting various arms. Urges speed in finishing work, asked for a detachment of militia be sent to Lieut. Jeffers.
July 16, 1794 General Instructions for government as Naval Agent Henry Knox John Blagge Knox sends general instructions to Blagge as Naval Agent. Notes that the Secretary of Treasury will furnish money and instructions for purchase of certain articles. Asks about the availability of a master builder for the proposed frigate construction. Notes the rate of pay, between $1400 and $2000 per year. Also asks about blacksmiths and journeymen shipbuilders and their rates of pay.
January 6, 1792 Letter from Sam Boyd at Lancaster Ohio soliciting to be employed to make sundry articles for public use in the wake of unfortunate St. Clair expedition Samuel Boyd William Knox Boyd opens by noting that the late misfortune [presumably the St. Clair expedition that previous November] will be the cause of another campaign. He then notes that if the War Department is in need of wagons, horse harnesses, pack horses, bells and collars, tomahawks, shovels, spades, horse shoes, camp kettles, he can provide these at reasonable rates.
[not available] Regarding the Treaty of Holston and Survey Lines Senator Joseph Inslee Anderson James McHenry Line run pursuant to the Treaty of Holston runs from the River Clinch. Large number of inhabitants ordered off land pursuant to the running to the line. Ferry across Clinch has been disrupted by Indians, not charging exorbitant rates. An armed force is preventing people from traveling down the Holston River. Senate committee requests any information that McHenry might have on these matters.
October 22, 1797 Report on National Defense James McHenry John Adams Reports on salient issues of national defense, that the president may include them in his upcoming State of the Union address to Congress. Advises that the president call for an increase in the U.S. armed forces, regardless of the optimism regarding negotiations with France, Britain, and the belligerent powers of Europe, as it would be unwise to depend on a favorable outcome. Notes that French...
December 31, 1800 Simmons Requesting Claypoole Sign an Oath for an Account for Publishing on Behalf of the War Department William Simmons David Claypoole Simmons requests that Claypoole attest to an account for publishing done on account of the War Department which was consumed in the fire. If the oath and related paperwork is submitted properly, Claypoole will be remunerated through a special fund appropriated for Simmons' office.
July 29, 1790 Measures for the Protection of the Frontier Henry Knox Lieutenant of the County of Mason, Kentucky Knox discusses defensive measures for the protection of the frontier.