Viewing 1–25 of 206 documents: "ration"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
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
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 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.
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.
December 27, 1791 Approval of provisioning at West Point New York Alexander Hamilton Melancton Smith Hamilton tells New York Assemblyman Melancton Smith that he has approved the 1792 provisioning of West Point at a cost of nine and a half cents per ration.
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.
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.
September 11, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Bezaleel Latimer Simmons directs Latimer to explain designated charges on his account.
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.
May 15, 1793 Ration Money Due Boyer James Boyer Samuel Hodgdon Boyer notes that when he last saw Hodgdon he promised that as soon as the Commissioners for the Indian Treaty were dispatched, he would attend to the settlement of the ration money due Boyer. All he wants at present is about twelve dollars to make up the arrears for rent. If Hodgdon will let him have that amount he will make over all the property that will be coming to him from his father's...
1786 Contents of Daily Military Ration Isaac Craig [not available] Contents of daily military ration.
1792 Rations at Fort Washington Major John Belli Henry Knox Report titled "Short Sketch of the cost of a ration at Fort Washington" with a detailed list of provisions with their cost
March 22, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Meriwether Lewis Simmons confirms that Meriwether Lewis' receipts for bounties paid have come to hand. Simmons also mentions the component parts of a ration.
March 31, 1796 Request for Order to Pay Nicholson Captain Samuel Nicholson William Simmons Nicholson asks that Simmons send an order so he can receive his last pay and ration.
March 23, 1785 Powder Casks William Price Henry Hay Discusses purchase of powder casks for West Point.
March 22, 1798 Alexander Dallas accounts William Simmons Alexander James Dallas Discusses payment of ration accounts of Pennsylvania militia on Western Expedition 1794.
March 22, 1784 Employment of Coopers at West Point William Price Ebenezer Stevens From West Point letter book. Discusses employment of two coopers.
April 15, 1794 Request for Value of a Complete Ration Joseph Howell Alexander Hamilton Since nothing has been done regarding the settlement of the retained rations of the Officers of the Army, Howell requests that Hamilton furnish him with the value of a complete ration at the places of contract in 1794.
May 11, 1799 Transmitting New Recruiting Instructions, Etc. James McHenry Alexander Hamilton The new recruiting instructions should be transmitted as early as possible to the officers who are enlisting men for the regiments of Artillery and the four old regiments of Infantry. Contractors should also be notified of the law altering the ration.
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.
September 17, 1795 Difference of Rations for Captain Donald Grant Mitchell William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $3.72 is due Captain Donald Grant Mitchell being the difference of four cents per ration of what was allowed him on a former account.
April 8, 1797 Charge for waiter not allowed William Simmons Captain Richard H. Greaton Notifies Greaton that the charge in Greaton's account for pay and subsistence for subsisting his "waiter" cannot be paid from the War Department by the direction of the Secretary of War. The soldier must draw his ration "in kind" from the contractor. He will receive his pay from Jonathan Jackson, federal supervisor at Boston
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.