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November 7, 1791 Relieving the Wounded Robert Buntin Samuel Hodgdon The clothing sent on is a little wet having gone through the river and there is no place here to open the bales with any kind of safety. The General thinks that they should be sent as they are on to Fort Washington as soon as possible. All the horses here, including those with the clothing, have gone with provisions to relieve the wounded that lie between this place and Fort Washington. There is...
November 13, 1791 Additional Houses John Armstrong Samuel Hodgdon The present buildings, independent ot those holding public stores, will not contain more than twenty men. Four or five additional houses therefore must be built. Armstrong has directed the logs to be cut so if Hodgdon can furnish a [?] for two or three days the houses can be completed. Two or more carpenters might be necessary.
December 4, 1791 Mistake in Forwarding Clothing, Etc. John Armstrong Samuel Hodgdon Armstrong is sorry that a mistake was made in forwarding the clothing brought by the pack horses. He will ask the General to let him have shirts and shoes from the stores at Fort Hamilton to be replaced by his shirts and shoes from Fort Washington. Included in the return of the pack horses are one anvil, two vices, twenty axes, and two casks of nails.
December 11, 1791 Clothing, Etc. John Armstrong Samuel Hodgdon Armstrong fears that Hodgdon will be disappointed in not receiving the clothing mentioned in his recent letter. Armstrong has some of the clothing, shirts and shoes, but it is not marked so it is impossible to tell which is for the levies and which is for the artillery. Since he has no invoice he is not willing to part with them.
December 24, 1791 Letter from Captain Armstrong to Samuel Hodgdon on state of supply John Armstrong Samuel Hodgdon From Fort Hamilton, Armstrong reports to Hodgdon at Fort Washington that he received letter from General directing him to forward to Fort Jefferson certain articles of clothing which were taken forward by Mr Masralick, who was given two horses and a supply of Indian corn. Mr Kitchel says he does not intend to let Hodgdon have anymore. Armstrong says his building is complete; found a strong horse...
January 19, 1792 Supplies Needed at Fort Hamilton John Armstrong Samuel Hodgdon Captain Armstrong lists a number of articles needed for the use of the garrison at Fort Hamilton.
August 4, 1792 Letter Citation James Wilkinson Henry Knox Cited in Wlkinson to Knox 08/08/1792
August 8, 1792 Report from Fort Hamilton James Wilkinson Henry Knox Wilkinson reports on his monthly returns of the garrisons of Forts Jefferson and Steuben, the 1st Regiment, and the Corps of Kentucky Riflemen, including its strength and reorganization, his supply situation, and plans for furure movement
September 6, 1792 Letter Citation James Wilkinson Henry Knox Cited in Wilkinson to Knox, 09/17/1792.
November 6, 1792 Details of Reconnaissance Mission on Savage Indians James Wilkinson Henry Knox Wilkinson gave detailed account of intelligence mission to determine path of savage Indians who previously assaulted garrison of Fort Hamilton. Safety of roads to frontier posts and transportation of materials compromised by savages.
August 16, 1793 Orders to Perish with his Whole Detachment James Wilkinson Anthony Wayne "To Captain (Howell or Thomas) Lewis (3rd Rifle Battalion, 3rd Sub Legion) I have committed the standards of the late 1st and 2nd Regiments with orders to perish with his whole detachment or deliver them to safety to your Excellecy's hands."
March 17, 1796 Describing Incidents of Horse Stealing and Threats of Violence Jonathan Cass James Wilkinson Major Cass is describing troubles among the Indians and the inhabitants. The Indians have stolen many horses. Some were returned as a result of imprisoning a Delaware Indian. The Indians have been threatening to take up the tommahawk, and he fears murder is not far away.
May 22, 1796 Set of Bills Payable to Michael Jones Caleb Swan James McHenry A set of bills has been drawn on McHenry payable to Michael Jones on account of the pay of the Army for two months.
March 17, 1796 Major Cass writes from Fort Hamilton Jonathan Cass James Wilkinson Major Cass discusses Indian affairs with General Wilkinson.
September 6, 1792 Cited Document James Wilkinson Henry Knox Cited in Wilkinson to Knox, 09/17/1792
July 12, 1793 Report on Lots of Indian Corn Joseph Collins James O'Hara Joseph Collins submits a copy of a report on the state of lots of Indian corn.