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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 27, 1792 Public Monies and oxen Oliver Spencer Samuel Hodgdon Discussion about public monies and purchase of oxen and the making up of a team.
February 2, 1792 Keeping the Horses Well John Smith Samuel Hodgdon Smith announces that he has purchased the blades of five acres which when added to what he has at home will, with corn, keep Hodgdon's horses well. The stable will be satisfactory for the prime horses and Smith would like to be furnished with a horse for his own use. The horses should be sent immediately and the pack horses will be provided for as well. He has nothing to say about prices but...
February 8, 1792 24 Horses Received John Smith Samuel Hodgdon Smith announced that he has received all 24 of Hodgdon's horses which seem to be hearty and doing well. He has heard that there are a number of horses on the other side of the Ohio which can also be brought over if Hodgdon wants. Smith will ask some his neighbors to board them which they will do for a small reward. He has asked about public strays in the town and if he receives any will inform...
April 5, 1792 Fowls for Hodgdon & Wilkinson John Smith Samuel Hodgdon Since it is disagreeable to walk Smith has taken the liberty of loaning Pricket's gray [horse] to Mr. Garned during his business at Fort Washington. Meanwhile he wants Garned to meet a messenger from Hodgdon to inquire as to a horse for the route. He has purchased some fowls for Hodgdon and Mr. Wilkinson which will probably be sent on Saturday.
April 9, 1792 Bushels of Lime John Smith Samuel Hodgdon Smith informs Hodgdon that he has procured 8 bushels of lime and would have sent more but it is so bad in quality that he would rather have sent none. Miten [?] would not trouble himself to go and would not send a hand to the hill and said he must have $15 a bushel for it. Smith would have lost a guinea rather than take it had it not been to oblige Hodgdon and had he not given his word to Mr....
May 30, 1795 Disposition of Advertisements Young & Faust Timothy Pickering The advertisement in the enclosed account was taken from the Gazette of the United States. A note was attached to the advertisements requesting the printers of the various states to insert them in their newspapers. The payment for such will be gratefully received
July 20, 1795 Northwest Territory and Indians J. Smith Samuel Hodgdon One hundred Indians are at Greenville awaiting the completion of the treaty. As some appear to be of a hostile disposition, Smith doubts that there will be a peaceful resolution. There has been rapid immigration to the territory and it provides much hope to the landed speculators. He himself has traveled in the Ohio Country west of the Miami River and believes to to have the finest soil and...
June 6, 1796 Submission of Exchange with List of People Owed John Armstrong Samuel Hodgdon Submit exchange for the Secretary of War with the request that the money be divided and discharged to several different accounts in the city as listed. Hopes to return the favor at some point.
February 8, 1798 Pay and Subsistence Mahlon Ford William Simmons Records of pay and subsistence received, request for payment.
August 13, 1799 Request for Pay Thomas Hutchinson William Simmons Hutchinson claimed he wasn't paid for his service to the U.S. as a sergeant in the military. He is now requesting payment.
July 28, 1800 Dysentery is Extremely Common, Etc. Jeremiah Condy Samuel Hodgdon Condy observes that he and his family have been in distress because of the severe indisposition of his mother-in-law. Since his arrival in Georgetown he has been admitted to the courts and shall begin his practice. He warns Hodgdon not to travel there with his family if he can avoid it because of the inconveniences and potential for sickness. Dysentery is extremely common in the City of...
August 14, 1800 Address Me at "Georgetown, Columbia," Etc. Jeremiah Condy Samuel Hodgdon Condy will take the necessary steps to complete Hodgdon's wish respective to honest, worthy, and grateful Captain Merchant. In the future he asks Hodgdon to address him at "Georgetown, Columbia" instead of "Washington." The delay in Hodgdon's recent letter, delayed Condy's trip to Alexandria.
August 19, 1800 Charges of Piracy Jeremiah Condy Samuel Hodgdon Capt. Merchant is facing charges of piracy though Condy doubts his guilt. If the charges are upheld, it is doubtful that the vessel and its cargo will be released. If the charges are proven false, Merchant will regain possession of the vessel and its cargo. Samuel Hodgdon's son is involved.