From Tench Coxe1
Treasury Department, Revenue Office, November 27, 1794. “Mr. Mathew Spillard the contractor for furnishing Rations at the posts of Philada. represents that his accounts have been settled the 30 of Septemr. Last. That he has continued furnishing the rations since that period & wishes to have an advance of three hundred Dollars.…”2
LC, RG 75, Letters of Tench Coxe, Commissioner of the Revenue, Relating to the Procurement of Military, Naval, and Indian Supplies, National Archives.
2. On November 28, 1794, Warrant No. 4287 for three hundred dollars was issued to Spillard (D, RG 217, Miscellaneous Treasury Accounts, 1790–1894, Account No. 6325, National Archives).