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A collection of 29 handwritten documents estimating the cost of supporting the Continental Army during 1780
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Object Description
Title
A
collection
of
29
handwritten
documents
estimating
the
cost
of
supporting
the
Continental
Army
during
1780
Place
Philadelphia
Corp Creator
United States. Continental Congress.
Date
17791780
Subject(s)
United States  Economic conditions
United States. Continental Army  Equipment and supplies
United States. Continental Army  Finance
United States. Continental Army  Pay, allowances, etc
United States. Continental Army  Procurement
United States. Continental Army  Supplies and stores
United States. Continental Army  Taxation
United States. Continental Army. Poor's Brigade
United States. Continental Army. Quartermaster General's Dept.
United States. Continental Congress  Statistics
Phys Desc
29 items
Notes
In
various
unidentified
hands
, these
documents
were
apparently
prepared
by or for a
committee
of the
Continental
Congress
which
, in
1780
, was
attempting
to
reform
the
Quartermaster
General's
department
[1]
List
of
papers
containing
returns
,
estimates
,
&c
. on
which
general
estimates
are
formed

[2]
Estimates
of
horses
teams
&
harness
necessary
for the
army..
. for
one
year
:
calculated
as they
cost
in..
.
1775

[3]
Estimate
of
horses
teams
&
harness..
.
calculated
at the
present
cost
in the
year
1780
[6]
Estimate
of
horses
necessary
for the
army
on the
North
River..
. also of
General
Poor's
Brigade
and the
cavalry
in
Connecticut
for
winter
quarters

[8]
Estimate
of the
wages
&
subsistence
of
all
the
persons
employed
in the
Quarter
Master
General's
Department..
.

[11]
Estimate
of
forage
wanted
for the
support
of
19,190
public
horses..
.

[16]
Estimate
of
house
carpenters
tools
requisite
for an
army..
.
[23]
Estimation
of the
portions
of
provision..
. for an
army
of
32,000
men..
.

[25]
Estimate
of the
pay
for
49
regts
of
infantry
,
4
regts
of
artillery
, and
4
regts
of
cavalry..
.

[26]
Hospital
officers
and
incidental
charges
for
1
year

[27]
Estimation
of the
cost
of
cloathing
for an
army
of
32,000
men

[29]
Estimate
of the
taxes
which
the
thirteen
United
States
can
pay
annually
for the
support
of the
army..
.
Estimates
based
on an
army
of
various
sizes
:
30,000
(nos
.
1013)
;
32,000
(
nos
.
23
,
26
,
27)
; and
40,000
(nos
.
1422)
Watermarks
:
TMW
(Thomas
M
.
Willcox
:
nos
.
1
,
4
,
68
,
1013
,
28)
;
Whatman
(
James
,
Jr.
:
nos
.
2327)
;
Van
der
Ley
(nos
.
17
,
1921)
;
C
.
Taylor
(Clement
Taylor
:
nos
.
2
,
9)
;
LV[G?]
(nos
.
3
,
29)
;
GR
with
crown
(no
.
22)
Format
Mss
Call Number
MSS
L1994.1.399
Rights
Image for research and educational use only. For publication of images contact library@societyofthecincinnati.org
Description
Title
List
of
Papers
Containing
Returns
1780
p1
Call Number
MSS
L1994.1.399
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Content
A collection of 29 handwritten documents estimating the...
List of Papers Containing Returns...
List of Papers Containing Returns...
Estimate of the Number of Horses...
Estimate of the Number of Horses...
Estimate of the Number of Horses...
Estimate of Public Teams 1780...
Detail of Public Horses 1780 p1
Detail of Public Horses 1780 p2
Detail of Public Horses 1780 p3
Detail of Public Horses 1780 p4
Detail of Public Horses 1780 p5
Detail of Public Horses 1780 p6
Detail of Public Horses 1780 p7
Detail of Public Horses 1780 p8
Estimate of Number of Horses...
Estimate of Number of Horses...
Estimate of Lumber 1780 recto
Estimate of Lumber 1780 verso
Estimate of the Wages of...
Estimate of the Wages of...
Estimate of the Wages of...
Data on which Estimates... 1780 p1
Data on which Estimates... 1780 p2
Data on which Estimates... 1780 p3
Data on which Estimates... 1780 p4
Detail of Public Waggons [sic]...
Detail of Public Waggons [sic]...
Detail of Public Waggons [sic]...
Detail of Public Waggons [sic]...
Detail of Public Waggons [sic]...
Detail of Public Waggons [sic]...
Detail of Public Waggons [sic]...
Detail of Public Waggons [sic]...
Estimate of Forags [sic] wanted...
Estimate of Forags [sic] wanted...
Estimate of Officers and...
Estimate of Officers and...
Amounts of the Several...
Amounts of the Several...
Amounts of the Several...
Estimate of Camp Equipage 1780...
Estimate of Camp Equipage 1780...
Estimate for Intrenching Tools...
Estimate for Intrenching Tools...
Estimate of House Carpenters...
Estimate of House Carpenters...
Estimate of Saddlers Tools 1780 p1
Estimate of Saddlers Tools 1780 p2
Estimate of Iron Mongery [sic]...
Estimate of Iron Mongery [sic]...
Estimate of Stationary 1780 p1
Estimate of Stationary 1780 p2
Estimate of Ship Carpenters Tools...
Estimate of Ship Carpenters Tools...
Estimate of Smith Tools 1780 p1
Estimate of Smith Tools 1780 p2
Estimate of Waggons [sic] and...
Estimate of Waggons [sic] and...
Estimate of the Rations of...
Estimate of the Rations of...
Quater Master Generals 1780 recto
Quater Master Generals 1780 verso
Estimate of the Pay 1780 recto
Estimate of the Pay 1780 verso
Hospital Charges and Incidental...
Hospital Charges and Incidental...
Estimation of the cost of...
Estimation of the Cost of...
Estimate of Horses Employed......
Estimate of Horses Employed......
Estimate of Horses Employed......
An Estimate of the Taxes... 1780...
An Estimate of the Taxes... 1780...
A collection of 29 handwritten documents estimating the...
List of Papers Containing Returns 1780 p1
List of Papers Containing Returns 1780 p2
Estimate of the Number of Horses 1780 p1
Estimate of the Number of Horses 1780 p2
Estimate of the Number of Horses 1780 p3
Estimate of Public Teams 1780 verso
Detail of Public Horses 1780 p1
Detail of Public Horses 1780 p2
Detail of Public Horses 1780 p3
Detail of Public Horses 1780 p4
Detail of Public Horses 1780 p5
Detail of Public Horses 1780 p6
Detail of Public Horses 1780 p7
Detail of Public Horses 1780 p8
Estimate of Number of Horses Necessary 1780 p1
Estimate of Number of Horses Necessary 1780 p2
Estimate of Lumber 1780 recto
Estimate of Lumber 1780 verso
Estimate of the Wages of Subsistence 1780 p1
Estimate of the Wages of Subsistence 1780 p2
Estimate of the Wages of Subsistence 1780 p3
Data on which Estimates... 1780 p1
Data on which Estimates... 1780 p2
Data on which Estimates... 1780 p3
Data on which Estimates... 1780 p4
Detail of Public Waggons [sic] 1780 p1
Detail of Public Waggons [sic] 1780 p2
Detail of Public Waggons [sic] 1780 p3
Detail of Public Waggons [sic] 1780 p4
Detail of Public Waggons [sic] 1780 p5
Detail of Public Waggons [sic] 1780 p6
Detail of Public Waggons [sic] 1780 p7
Detail of Public Waggons [sic] 1780 p8
Estimate of Forags [sic] wanted 1780 recto
Estimate of Forags [sic] wanted 1780 verso
Estimate of Officers and Waggoners [sic] 1780 recto
Estimate of Officers and Waggoners [sic] 1780 verso
Amounts of the Several Estimates... 1780 p1
Amounts of the Several Estimates... 1780 p2
Amounts of the Several Estimates... 1780 p3
Estimate of Camp Equipage 1780 recto
Estimate of Camp Equipage 1780 verso
Estimate for Intrenching Tools 1780 p1
Estimate for Intrenching Tools 1780 p2
Estimate of House Carpenters Tools 1780 recto
Estimate of House Carpenters Tools 1780 verso
Estimate of Saddlers Tools 1780 p1
Estimate of Saddlers Tools 1780 p2
Estimate of Iron Mongery [sic] 1780 recto
Estimate of Iron Mongery [sic] 1780 verso
Estimate of Stationary 1780 p1
Estimate of Stationary 1780 p2
Estimate of Ship Carpenters Tools 1780 p1
Estimate of Ship Carpenters Tools 1780 p2
Estimate of Smith Tools 1780 p1
Estimate of Smith Tools 1780 p2
Estimate of Waggons [sic] and Horses 1780 recto
Estimate of Waggons [sic] and Horses 1780 verso
Estimate of the Rations of Provisions 1780 recto
Estimate of the Rations of Provisions 1780 verso
Quater Master Generals 1780 recto
Quater Master Generals 1780 verso
Estimate of the Pay 1780 recto
Estimate of the Pay 1780 verso
Hospital Charges and Incidental Charges 1780 recto
Hospital Charges and Incidental Charges 1780 verso
Estimation of the cost of Clothing 1780 recto
Estimation of the Cost of Clothing 1780 verso
Estimate of Horses Employed... 1780 p1
Estimate of Horses Employed... 1780 p2
Estimate of Horses Employed... 1780 p3
An Estimate of the Taxes... 1780 recto
An Estimate of the Taxes... 1780 verso
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