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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 23, 1800 Rules on Double Rations John Steele William Simmons Enclosed letter addressed Secretary of War's opinion on uniform rules in allowing double rations and what to do when the request for double rations is questionable.
August 19, 1794 Rations for troops Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue states that he is waiting for a return from the War Department of the places and numbers, at, and for which, rations will be wanted.
March 6, 1800 Inquiry on Additional Rations William Simmons George Tillinghast Simmons recounted Tillinghast's overdrawn rations and reminded him of his allotted amount. Simmons notified Tillinghast he will be held accountable at contractor price for the rations he withdrew. Simmons requested an answer to his assessment.
January 29, 1799 Expresses Opinion on Providing Rations, Fuel, and Barracks Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Having examined the records of David Ames and Robert Orr, discovers that they do not request an increase of rations, as intimated by the journal, but for an allowance of rations never before received. Discusses rations, barracks, and fuel provided for heads or overseers of mechanical branches or public assistants.
March 5, 1792 [A General Abstract of Pay and Rations due the Rangers Military Scouts ordered out for the protection of the Frontiers of Virginia called out by] Joseph Howell [not available] Spreadsheet of names with associated pay and rations.
January 27, 1794 Observations Regarding Officers' Rations Joseph Howell Alexander Hamilton Obserevations are transmitted regarding that part of the Act of Congress of 30th April 1790 that applies to officers' rations which are permitted to be allotted in either rations or money.
December 23, 1797 Request for Double Rations with Supporting Documentation David Hale William Simmons Hale supported his request for double rations, included certificate requested by Simmons. Discussed wording of Act pertaining to allocations of rations. Cited Lieut. Marschalk and Capt. Miller as receiving double rations.
July 17, 1795 Rules Governing Pay and Rations David Henley William Simmons Schedule of payment received. Henley recounted how to pay officers and rules for receiving rations.
April 16, 1800 Overdrawn Rations in Error William Simmons George Tillinghast Simmons noted that Darling drew double rations in error and compared Darlings' privileges to Tillinghast. Simmons charged Tillinghast with overdrawing rations in the sum of $111.60 which was owed the Pay Master General.
May 8, 1794 [Absract of Rations due the Militia of Virginia] Joseph Howell [not available] Detailed accounts of rations due specific companies.
March 4, 1800 Double Rations Caleb Swan Alexander Hamilton The question of who is authorized to receive double rations has been referred to the Secretary of War who has not yet had the opportunity to address it.
October 7, 1786 Regarding rations John Pierce Arthur St. Clair The Commissioner of Army Accounts informs General St. Clair that his rations have been attended to.
[not available] Contract Prices for Rations by Location William Simmons Nathan Jones Contract prices for rations at sundry places ascertained from Treasury Department.
May 29, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Nathaniel Leonard Simmons informs Leonard that he is not authorized to draw double rations.
January 27, 1794 Officers' rations Joseph Howell Alexander Hamilton The War Department Accountant transmits to the Secretary of the Treasury some observations on that part of the Act of Congress of April 30, 1790, respecting officers rations.
January 23, 1800 Double Rations John Steele Caleb Swan Steele encloses a copy of a letter to the Secretary of War regarding the Treasury Department's opinion on issue of double rations.
September 12, 1798 Rations and Records James Tripplett William Simmons Triplett discuss the procurement of rations for the Navy and records of disbursement. Mentioned that the manner in which Triplet will receive rations will be different from Simmons.
April 30, 1790 Schedule of Pay and Rations R.J. Vandenbrock [not available] A schedule of pay and rations, Approved April 30, 1790. Lists dollars for each position and quantity of goods allocated for soldiers.
September 22, 1791 Ration Order for Horses [not available] [not available] Return for two days rations for seven horses. C. Bolden notes he received rations in full.
August 29, 1789 Knox acknowledges receipt of monies for troop rations Henry Knox [not available] Receipt for rations for Burbeck's troops.
April 29, 1800 Request for Information Regarding Double Rations William Simmons William North Simmons requested to be informed on what steps were taken regarding the issue of double rations received by Col. Strong and Maj. Briell so that charges of the overdrawn rations could be deducted from the accounts by the Pay Master General.
January 14, 1800 Allowance of Double Rations Caleb Swan Alexander Hamilton Swan wants a clarification of the regulations that explain what description of command is authorized an allowance of double rations.
May 1798 Estimated Pay, Rations, and Forage for Regiments of Artillerists Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Estimate of pay, rations, and forage for sixteen companies for one year.
[not available] Contract Prices for Rations by Location William Simmons Nathan Jones Accountant for War Department requests Mr Jones to inform of contract price for rations at New Brunswick New Jersey for 1797 and 1798. Note below indicates 16 cents.
April 16, 1800 Double Rations Drawn William Simmons Lieutenant Robert Overing Simmons received a letter from Major Darling regarding the officers under his command who drew rations for waiters. Simmons explained rules and the violation, holds Overing accountable for $13.00 or 92 rations drawn by him in error for a waiter.