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  • Works project at Governor's Island January 3, 1799 Author: Ebenezer Stevens Recipient: Samuel Hodgdon Summary: Describes works project at Governor's Island, New York, fortified as part of an extensive coastal defense system. Includes articles needed to be purchased.
  • Returns from the Post at Pittsburgh January 3, 1799 Author: Isaac Craig Recipient: Samuel Hodgdon Summary: Craig soon expects to transmit a return for the period through 1798 but those of the Commissary Department he is particularly anxious to settle. So far he has not been able to obtain the vouchers for issues at Marietta. The provisions at that post are charged to Joseph Buel who was recommended by the commander, Colonel Sproat.
  • Treaty of Holston, Etc. January 4, 1799 Author: James McHenry Recipient: Senator Joseph Inslee Anderson Summary: In this mostly illegible letter, the following can be read; Cherokee Indians; William Blount, Governor of the Southwestern Territory; Treaty of Holston; steal a horse; laws of the United States; property stolen; Indian tribes; frontier; value of the property; deduction for stolen horses; Intercourse Law; compensation; application to Congress; General Daniel Smith; Power of Attorney;
  • Clothing Supply January 4, 1799 Author: Samuel Hodgdon Recipient: Isaac Craig Summary: Concerned for safety of boat transporting stores. Supply of clothing aloted to Capt. Miller's company incomplete due quantity in store and then orders to march light.
  • Letter to the Secretary at War January 4, 1799 Author: Robert Oliver Recipient: James McHenry Summary: Robert Oliver presents the Secretary at War a bill to liquidate debts associated with McHenry's investment in the Maryland Insurance Company.
  • Vouchers for the expenditure of cash January 4, 1799 Author: John Wilkins, Jr. Recipient: William Simmons Summary: Vouchers for the expenditure of cash in Quartermaster's Department.
  • Delay of Shipment to Natchez January 4, 1799 Author: Isaac Craig Recipient: Samuel Hodgdon Summary: Major Craig informs Samuel Hodgdon that stores marked for Natchez have not been shipped due to ice on the river.
  • Certification of payments; John Nicholson for inspecting and procuring sundry military stores January 4, 1799 Author: William Simmons Recipient: James McHenry Summary: Certification of payments; $210 to John Nicholson for services inspecting and procuring sundry military stores.
  • Certification of payments; Lieutenant Francis Gibson, of 2d Regiment of Artillerists and Engineers January 4, 1799 Author: William Simmons Recipient: James McHenry Summary: Certification of payments; $37.02 to Lieutenant Francis Gibson, of 2d Regiment of Artillerists and Engineers, balance of subsistence.
  • Certification of payments; Private John Mason, Corps of Artillerists and Engineers January 4, 1799 Author: William Simmons Recipient: James McHenry Summary: Certification of payments; $3.62 Private John Mason, Corps of Artillerists and Engineers, balance of pay.