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Schedule II: General Estimate of Money requisite for the War Department for the year 1789, 19 September 1789

[Schedule II]
General Estimate of Money requisite for the War Department,
for the year 1789.

Pay of the Troops.
Artillery.
Dol. 90ths. Dol. 90ths.
1 Major, 12 mo. at 45 dol. pr. mo. 540
4 Captains, 35 1,680
8 Lieutenants, 30 2,880
1 Surgeon’s mate, 30 360
16 Sergeants, 6 1,152
16 Corporals, 5 960
8 Musicians, 5 480
8 Artificers, 5 480
232 Matrosses, 4 11,136
19,668
Infantry.
1 Brigadier-general, with the pay of Lieut. Col. Com. for 12 mo. at 50 dol. pr. mo. 600
2 Majors, 45 1,080
7 Captains, 35 2,940
7 Lieutenants, 30 2,520
8 Ensigns, 20 1,920
1 Pay-master, 10 120
1 Quarter Master, 10 120
1 Adjutant, 10 120
1 Surgeon, 45 540
4   do.   Mates, 30 1,440
28 Sergeants, 6 2,016
28 Corporals, 5 1,680
14 Drums & fifes, 5 840
490 Privates, 4 23,520
39,456
Subsistence.
1 Brig Gen. 12 mo. 48 dol. pr. mo. 576
3 Majors, 20 720
11 Captains, 12 1,584
23 Subalterns, 8 2,2[0]8
1 Surgeon, 16 192
4 Mates, 8 384
Rations for 840 non-commissioned officers & privates, at 1 ration per day each, are, for 365 days, 307,440 rations, at 12 90ths. of a dollar per ration, 40,992
46,848
Cloathing, 840 } 940 Suits at
Contingencies, 100 26 dol. each,
 24,440
130,412
Quarter Master’s Department.
Transportation, including the transportation of the recruits raising in Philadelphia, to the frontiers, the transportation of cloathing, medicines, ordnance and military stores, for the troops on the frontiers, the necessary removal of ordnance and military stores, the hire of teams, pack-horses, tents, boats, axes, camp kettles, boards, fire-wood, company books, stationary for the troops, and all other expences in the quarter master’s department. 10,000   
Hospital.
For medicines, instruments, furniture & stores for an hospital for the frontiers, also for attendance when necessary at West-Point & Springfield, 1,000   
Ordnance Department.
For salaries to the store-keepers at the several deposits, viz.
West Point, } 3, at 40 dol. p. m.
Virginia,
Springfield,
1,440
Charleston, 1 store keeper, at 100 dollars per ann. 100
2 Assistants at 15 dol. pr. mo. 360
1 Store keeper at Philadel. 500
1   do   R. Island 96
1   do   Lancaster 96
1   do   F. Harkemer, 120   
His subsistence, I dollar per week,  52   
172
Rents of buildings for Deposits.
Philadelphia, 752 60
Virginia, 350   
West Point, 400   
1,502 60
Laborers at the several deposits 400   
Repairs of arms, 10,000   
Cleaning 30,000 muskets, at 12–90ths.  4,000   
18,666 60
Contingencies of the war department, 3,000   
Contingencies of the war office, 800
Salaries of the officers, 3,950
 4,750   
167,828 60
Copy of the original on file.
(Signed) H. Knox.
Alexander Hamilton.
Secretary of the Treasury.
Deduct the amount of the salaries of the officers, 3,950
Do. for contingencies. which are estimated in the civil list,  800
163,078 60

Alexander Hamilton.
Secretary of the Treasury.

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