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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
October 17, 1794 Copy of Instructions Henry Knox Scott Supply of salted beef and flour for Fort Washington and Pittsburgh discussed.
June 15, 1799 Fresh Meat for the Troops Abraham R. Ellery Unknown Recipient Explains that, except in rare situations where it is impractical, contractors must furnish fresh meat to the troops at least five days of each week.
May 14, 1800 Contract for Rations in North Carolina [not available] [not available] Copy of a contract for supplying rations in North Carolina by merchant Daniel Wheaton of New Hanover North Carolina.
October 1, 1799 Articles of Agreement for Rations [not available] [not available] Article of Agreement for rations for New York
November 3, 1792 Provisioning Needs of Western Garrisons Henry Knox Alexander Hamilton Knox provides Hamilton with a detailed assessment of the provisioning needs of all the posts on the frontier. Posts such as Fort Knox and Fort Franklin will be isolated during the winter and therefore will need additional stores. Advanced posts Forts Jefferson and St. Clair will also need additional provisioning.
August 25, 1800 Rations Contract for Virginia, between Samuel Dexter and Michael McKewan [not available] [not available] Articles of Agreement between Samuel Dexter and Michael McKewan, merchant of Martinsburg, Berkeley County, Virginia, [West Virginia] to supply rations.
June 15, 1799 Fresh Meat Five Days in Every Week Abraham R. Ellery [not available] (General Orders) Despite contrary pretentions by some contractors, fresh meat is to be provided to the troops five days of every week.
September 9, 1800 Contract for Rations for Pennsylvania and Delaware, Between Dexter and Thomson [not available] [not available] Articles of Agreement between Samuel Dexter and Edward Thomson, merchant in Philadelphia, for provision of rations in Pennsylvania and Delaware.
October 1, 1799 Articles of Agreement for Rations James McHenry [not available] Articles of Agreement for Rations between Secretary of War and William and Robert Colfax and Alexander Richards. Rations to be issued in Massachusetts.
October 1, 1799 Articles of Agreement for Rations [not available] [not available] Article of agreement between Secretary of War and William and Robert Colfax of New Jersey and Alexander Richards of New York City for provision of rations to New Hampshire and Vermont.
June 15, 1800 [Extract from General Hamilton's orders - giving the legal Construction to the Contract and ordering issues of provisions be be 5 days fresh and 2 salt] Capt. R. Whiley [not available] Hamilton declared request by contractors to issue fresh or salt meat to troops at their discretion unfounded and stated contractual obligation to issue fresh meat 5 days per week.
July 3, 1801 Articles of agreement made between the Secretary of the Department of War and William Colfax of the State of New Jersey Henry Dearborn William Colfax A contract between Secretary Dearborn and contractor Colfax for the provision of supplies for the troops and recruits in New Jersey and New York.
November 25, 1794 Proposes Rations for Recruitment Tench Coxe Henry Knox Reports prospective rations for recruitment for 1795. Reminds that this is the season for purchase of salted provisions. Requests list for recruitment locations.
June 10, 1798 Certification of Payment Multiple Authors [not available] Certified that Robert Wilson paid the authors for corn, meat, and salt for the Indians.
June 9, 1791 Letter from the Secretary of War Henry Knox Butler Alerts Butler that Samuel Hodgdon is on his way to Fort Pitt and should be able to supply the campaign. There should be enough flour for Butler's post, but they will have to rely on live cattle for meat. Major Butler has been appointed to the Eastern Battalion. Colonel Proctor's mission failed, so General Scott's expedition will go forward; Butler is to send copies of Proctor's dispatches to...
July 23, 1800 Necessary Portions of Meat and Vegetables, Etc. John Smith Samuel Hodgdon Smith has received the bill of fare and thanks Hodgdon for his kind attention. The provisions they have received are satisfactory and Smith has written to Jones & Thompson since they furnished the supplies. He has specified the portions of meat and vegetables that he thinks is necessary for each man.
November 15, 1800 Article of Agreement for the Provision of Supplies Samuel Dexter [not available] Articles of Agreement between the War Department and a contractor for three month's provision of supplies and rations.
November 2, 1792 Advice to Wayne on Disposition and Supply of Garrisons in Winter Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Knox is advising Wayne as to the most efficient ways to prepare for the winter with particular emphasis on the provisioning and hutting of the troops at all the garrisons. He has the idea that if the cattle can be trained to carry the flour, this would save the money it would cost to provide some other form of transportation.
December 24, 1798 Report to the President on Military Reorganization James McHenry [not available] Outline to improve military, pressing issue of possible war with European nation. Influenced greatly by letter from Washington to McHenry of 1798/12/13.
November 12, 1798 Supplying Meat, Drink, Clothing, & Medicine, Etc. David Ames Samuel Hodgdon Amidst a discussion of supply and accounting matters, Ames want to know whether the clothing for the apprentices is to be considered articles for the use of the factory procured by Colonel Williams. Or is it his duty to deem it agreeable to the indentures and present Williams with a bill for payment to the indenturers? Is it his duty to supply the apprentices in sickness and health with meat,...
February 27, 1795 Major Craig discusses supply and logistics with Pickering Isaac Craig Timothy Pickering Major Craig points out to Pickering the tremendous expenses involved in procuring, preserving, and distributing beef and pork among the outposts. Pasturage and slaughering expenses are incurred in providing fresh meat. Preserved meat entails expenses due to repackaging and salting. Additionally, Craig informs Pickering that, because an Indian has been killed at Fort Franklin, funds have been...
July 21, 1790 Request for Assistance with Supply Contractors Henry Knox Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Henry Knox requests that Otho Williams assist contractors in sending supplies to General Josiah Harmar's army in the Northwest Territory. Harmar writes that he is having to pay out of his own purse for meat, and that some other means will have to be found for supply, if force is employed against the savages.
March 30, 1797 Contract between Oliver Wolcott, Jr. and James O'Hara for supplies James O'Hara Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Articles of agreement between Oliver Wolcott, Jr., Secretary of the Treasury, and James O'Hara of Pittsburgh. They have agreed to a covenant in which O'Hara has pledged to deposit supplies and issue rations at designated posts at the specified prices.
April 6, 1799 Copy of a contract made with John Bray to furnish rations for US troops in New Jersey counties of Somerset and Middlesex [not available] [not available] Articles of agreement for recruiting of troops, between Jonathan Rhea on behalf of Secretary of War and John Bray.
September 4, 1800 Contract between Samuel Dexter and Edward Thompson for Rations [not available] [not available] Articles of Agreement between Samuel Dexter and Edward Thomson, merchant of Philadelphia for the provision of rations at Oswego, Pittsburg, Fort Franklin, LeBouf, Cincinnati; Picuge Town, Loramie's Stores, Fort Defiance, Miami River to Lake Erie.