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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
November 13, 1795 Adequate Provisions for the Troops Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon Pickering wants to know how many days provisions would ensure a supply against common incidents. He believes that a further provison of a month's rations for the troops should be made after their arrival in case the Contractor does not at first provide an adequate supply.
June 1, 1786 Discussion of Arms & Provisions Contracts for West Point William Price Henry Knox Reports employing Mr. Manon once again for work on the arms of West Point, this time sorting them; discusses contract for provisions for the post.
October 13, 1791 Pay for Cushing's Men Joseph Howell Thomas H. Cushing Howell has transmitted to Cushing $290.50 by Mr. Mifflin, being one month's pay for his officers, non-commissioned officers, and privates. Mr. Mifflin has been directed to provide the officers who have not received more than two month's pay from Mr. Franks another month's pay for each of them and two month's forage for Dr. Carmichael.
August 20, 1797 Informing Secretary of War of unwholesome and offensive provisions Isaac Guion James McHenry Reports unwholesome state of provisions. Purchased beef from some local contractors. Requests money to pay.
February 28, 1798 A Deficit of Three Month's Pay and Subsistence Samuel Henley William Simmons Henley asserts that he is still owed three month's pay and subsistence and pledges that, if he is incorrect, he will return the money promptly.
October 4, 1799 Shipment of Provisions Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Does not have documents requested on hand. Notification that provisions to be delivered with quantities listed, clothing to be forwarded to Fort Wayne immediately.
July 21, 1800 Return of the fresh provisions for the brig Sophia Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, directs the issue of provisions for Brig Sophia.
October 20, 1797 Provisions Isaac Craig James McHenry J. Park noted that several requisitions mentioned by McHenry were received. Col. O'Hara will call on McHenry regarding provisions.
December 16, 1794 Request for Back Pay Michael G. Houdin Joseph Howell Houdin requests six month's back pay, at the rate of thirty dollars per month, as promised him by the Henry Knox as Secretary of War.
April 23, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James McHenry Simmons discusses the accounting for public provisions and forage with the Secretary at War.
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.
April 2, 1794 Blank Abstract of Provisions John Stagg Unknown Recipient Blank document used for form letter issuing provisions to first American Regiment A B Esquire, Lieut. Col. Commandant.
November 1, 1794 Lack of Provisions at Charleston Michael Kalteisen Joseph Howell Capt. Kalteisen expresses his distress to Howell at the failure of the War Office to provide funds and provisions for the troops at Charleston. Many of the provisions that have been sent are of inferior quality.
July 7, 1797 Assurances, provisions and musical instruments James Wilkinson Samuel Hodgdon Provisions always to be made and honored at Head Quarters.
January 5, 1795 Enclosed Account of Provisions David Henley William Simmons Provisions of forage for dragoons. Settlement of deranged officer wrong.
October 20, 1797 Deserting Assistants and Provisions Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Craig sorry Hodgdon was deserted by his assistants, hoped that the upcoming season will bring health back to Philadelphia and induce them to return to the city. Waggoners in need of money for return travel, provisions arrived late, Craig will attend to them with all expediency.
November 5, 1791 Return of the New Contractor's Provisions on Hand A. Hunt Samuel Hodgdon A return of the provisions on hand at Fort Washington belonging to Elijah Williams, Contractor, as of the 5th of November 1791.
June 3, 1800 Provisions for Disbanded Troops Alexander Hamilton Nathan Rice If the troops continue at their encampment beyond the day of their discharge, June 15th, they will draw provisions as usual.
September 1, 1794 This Month's Pay Alexander Thompson Joseph Howell Thompson has received from Nicholas Fish, Supervisor of New York, $120 for one month's pay and $200 for the recruiting service.
September 26, 1786 Charges of abusing provisions John Pierce Jonathan Burrall Discusses the abusing of provisions by officers in the U.S. Army, who he claims have not settled their accounts with the department.
November 24, 1797 Transportation of Provisions Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Hamilton's wagons arrived under direction of D. Buchanan, who was given money for his return trip. Packages to be forwarded to Massac, but unsure if shipment is whole, therefore requests list of supplies and provisions to go to Massac.
October 15, 1794 Provisions and contractors Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioners of the Revenue states that it is the opinion of Secretary Knox that provisions amounting to $37,000 be laid in by the contractors for 1795.
June 12, 1799 Provisions Should be Made for Reimbursement Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Quotes from a "letter from Colonel Hall of the 10th instant" and states: "...In the commencement of similar operations, a good zeal will occasion some wondering which must be sanctioned as to the past and checked as to the future. I recommend that provisions be made for reimbursement."
August 26, 1796 Financial Documents Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed vouchers of provisions issued to militia, will include expenditures for the third quarter by the next post.
May 12, 1799 Allotment of Provisions for the Troops Alexander Hamilton James O'Hara Hamilton cites Article 19 of a recent Act of Congress in which the allotment of provisions is prescribed in some detail.