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Civil War: Adjutant General accounts and expenditures, 1856-1889

 Sub-Series — Volume: RI Civil War Claim - Special Settlement No. 6111, 1868 (C#00472)
Identifier: 1636-1368; C#00472

Scope and Contents

Record of expenditures of the office of the Adjutant General including monies advanced to officers for the purchase of uniforms & equipment, payments for recruiting services, printing & advertising, office supplies, purchase & delivery of military tactics & manuals, militia forms & record books etc. Includes:


Account ledger for office supplies & services including printing special & general orders, proclamations & commission, postage, etc., 1861 – 1867 Volume 8” x 10” x ½”


Receipt Book – payments for military publications, instruction & tactics manuals, company & regimental record books etc., 1856 – 1889. Volume 8 ½” x 13 ¾” x 1”


Receipt book – payments advanced to officers belonging to Rhode Island Volunteer regiments for the purchase of uniforms, equipment, etc., Aug. 31, 1861 to Dec. 29, 1862. Volume 10" x 12" x 1"


Account Ledgers (2) – cash advanced to officers for the purchase of uniforms, sundry bills, etc., Aug. 21, 1861 – Sept. 11, 1861 & Sept. 2, 1861 – Feb. 19, 1868 Volumes 8 ¼” x 13 ¼” x 1 “; 40 pp. entered


Petty Cash Book (debits & credits, accounts transferred to new book), April 1, 1856 – Sept. 13, 1861. Volume 8 ¼” x 13 ¼” x ½”; 27 pp. entered


Check Register, Bank of North America - payments Nov. 25, 1863 – Sept. 23, 1865


Disbursement Ledgers (2) – Adjutant General Edward C. Mauran with the State of Rhode Island Volume August 31, 1861 to Sept., 1867, 251 pp. & Volume Aug. 31, 1861 – Jan. 30, 1868, 179 pp. Ledgers 8 ¼ x 13 ¼” x ¾”


Payment Receipt Books (5) – services rendered for recruiting, transportation, arresting deserters, clerical duties, bounties allocations, etc.; Sept. 16 – Dec. 31, 1861; July 18, 1862 – Nov. 25, 1863 (payments 301 – 645); Jan. 8, 1862 – April 21, 1864; April 26, 1864 – Sept. 21, 1865; July 16, 1864 – Feb. 24, 1865. 4 ½” x 8” x ½”; 7” x 12” x 3”; 12" x 13" x 1"; 12 ½” x 16” x ¼”


Cash Disbursements - officers, Rhode Island Regiments, Sept, 1861 & Feb., 1868, State of Rhode Island & United States; Volume 8 ¼” x 13 ¼” x ½”; index
RI Civil War Claim - Special Settlement No. 6111 (1 vol.), Accounting of the differences between the balance claimed by the state of RI and the balance due the state according to the records of the federal government. This document was generated by an unidentified agency of the fede~al government. Information includes account number, voucher number, description of expense being submitted by RI, reason expense is disallowed, amount disallowed by federal government. Balance sheet explaining difference between the two balances is at front of volume., Jan 14-15, 1868; Vol. 8" x 12 1/4"; C#00472

Dates

  • 1856-1889

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

No special restriction unless otherwise specified.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is in the public domain unless otherwise specified. We reserve the right to restrict reproduction of materials due to preservation concerns.

Biographical / Historical

Edward Carrington Mauran, son of Joshua & Abigail W. born at Providence, March 27, 1820. Served as Adjutant General from 1856 - 1875. Died at his residence on Benefit Street, Providence, June 5, 1886

Extent

3.6 Cubic Feet (3 record cartons/15 volumes)

Abstract

Civil War Military Accounts

Arrangement

Chronological

Accruals

No accruals are anticipated at this time.

Repository Details

Part of the Rhode Island State Archives Repository

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