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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 22, 1791 Request for Straw Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Straw in short supply, request for more to be delivered. Request to supply resident and incoming troops.
January 15, 1790 Request for Camp Kettles and Straw William Price Henry Knox Informs the Secretary at War Henry Knox that Lt. Privee has requested camp kettles and straw for his men at the garrison. Tells Knox that there are only two camp kettles at the store and that straw can be purchased for 3 to 4 pence per bundle.
December 26, 1797 Delivery and Distribution of Fuel and Straw James McHenry [not available] "Regulations to be observed in the distribution of fuel and straw to the garrisons on the seacoast and recruiting parties."
December 26, 1799 Regulations Regarding the Delivery and Distribution of Fuel and Straw James McHenry Philip Lightfoot A list of regulations to be observed in the delivery and distribution of fuel and straw to the garrisons on the sea coast,and recruiting parties.
December 26, 1798 Delivery & Distrubution of Fuel & Straw James McHenry [not available] Regulations to be observed in the delivery and distrubution of fuel and straw to the garrisons on the sea coast, and recruiting parties.
March 21, 1799 General Murray Has Given Me Permission to Occupy the Court House Thomas Fisher Samuel Hodgdon Fisher observes that General Murray has given him permission ot occupy the courthouse as a rendezvous but he has had some difficulty convincing the local people to haul wood and straw.
September 22, 1799 Certification of payment; Joseph Campbell, contractor, for fuel, quarters and straw furnished troops of Captain Denise Forman, Hackensack, New Jersey William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $121.70 Joseph Campbell, contractor, for fuel, quarters and straw furnished troops of Captain Denise Forman, Hackensack, New Jersey.
July 20, 1799 Whether an Officer might take his slave into service... Thomas Parker Alexander Hamilton "One [query] in my last letter you did not answer (to wit) whether an officer had permission to take his slave into service and whether any or what compensation would be allowed him. I observe in the Regulations for Straw and Fuel, servants and batmen, not soldiers, are mentioned. But I have seen no law that allows them either pay, clothing, or provisions. You will oblige me by enabling me to...
September 22, 1799 Certification of Payment; Joseph Campbell, Contractor William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $121.70 is due Joseph Campbell for fuel and straw furnished recruits.
February 8, 1800 Certification of payment; Thomas Johnson for rations, fuel and straw furnished recruits of 16th Regiment commanded by Captain George Woodward at Newberry, Vermont William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $68.45 to Thomas Johnson for rations, fuel and straw furnished recruits of 16th Regiment commanded by Captain George Woodward at Newberry, Vermont.
April 8, 1800 Enclosures of Regulations Regarding Payment of Officers William Simmons Constant Freeman Simmons received letter from Freeman regarding Mr. Crocker, contractor. Simmons answered Crocker's letter regarding payment of officers for straw due the officers company. Simmons enclosed a copy of the letter sent to Crocker and Regulations issued by Secretary of War.
November 24, 1800 Certification of payment; John Bray, contractor, New Brunswick, for rations, fuel, straw and quarters furnished Lieutenant Drake’s recruiting party, Cranberry New Jersey William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $24.81 to John Bray, contractor, New Brunswick, for rations, fuel, straw and quarters furnished Lieutenant Drake’s recruiting party, Cranberry New Jersey.
August 27, 1799 Necesssity of Some Settled Plan of Communication Alexander Hamilton James McHenry In addition to a discussion of allotments of fuel and straw among the northern posts, Hamilton stresses the importance of instituting a plan of communication between officers and offices that operates within the chain of command.
July 16, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John S. Boss Simmons informs Boss that his accounts are suspended. Simmons encloses regulations governing the distribution of fuel and straw to troops.
[not available] Regulations for Delivery and Distribution of Certain Supplies [not available] [not available] Regulations for the delivery and distribution of fuel, straw, forage, and stationery, describing the amount of each item which various ranks of the military are to receive.
June 24, 1799 Check an evil which may grow in magnitude. James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry asks for Hamilton's opinion as to the regulations respecting fuel, straw, stationery, and horses furnished to officers. He believes that the number of horses allotted to each grade should be regulated because certain officers might have as many as six horses and feel entitled to public forage for all of them.
July 30, 1799 Organization of Messes and Construction of Barracks Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton reports on improvements in the construction of chimneys, the arrangement of officers in messes, and the provision of fuel and straw in garrisons and quarters.
March 1, 1800 Regulations Regarding Certain Supplies and Respecting Objects of Special and Extra Expense James McHenry [not available] Regulations respecting certain supplies and objects of special and extra expense. Contractors supply rations, ardent spirits and vinegar, quarters, transportation, forage, fuel, straw, and stationary where there is no appropriate officer of the Quarter Master General's department. Quarters are to be temporary; no barracks may be built without express order.
September 22, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Captain Denise Forman Simmons directs Forman to keep better records of his recruiting expenditures.
April 14, 1787 Regarding the Pay of Troops, and Arrangement of Contractor Accounts Henry Knox Jeremiah Wadsworth Encloses warrants for the pay of troops, from the loan office of Connecticut, and asks that they be paid as quickly as possible. Mentions arrangements made with treasury board for pay of troops. Asks Wadsworth to arrange his accounts so that there is one each for clothing, fuel, straw, transportation, rations, etc. States that unit commanders will see to paying the men.
April 8, 1791 Furnishing Recruits Henry Knox [not available] Letter, directs furnishing recruits.
September 25, 1799 Recruiting party in Vermont Alexander Hamilton Major Buwell Discusses establishment of recruiting party in Vermont for the four old infantry regiments. Describes pay, manning, supply, contractors.
January 24, 1795 Allowances of Quarter Masters Stores. Timothy Pickering [not available] Allowances of Quarter Masters Stores to be furnished at the inspection rendezvous and at the garrisons established on the seacoast of United States.
December 13, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Dodridge Crocker Simmons discusses defects in the charges submitted by Crocker.
November 26, 1800 Impropriety of Monetary Advances David Henley William Simmons Refusal to advance additional sums to Mr. Chandler until he has brought for accounts for examination. Requests receipts.