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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 31, 1796 Sum Due Johannis Lieser William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $34.15 is due Johannis Lieser for the rent of a lot of ground at Fort Plain where a block house was built for the deposit of public military stores from Mar. 4, 1795 to Jan. 1, 1796.
April 26, 1800 Settlement of Account, with details William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Settlement of John Boss' account for supplies furnished to the troops in Rhode Island. Details of what Boss was paid for certain expenses.
[not available] Request for Returns Edward Carrington Henry Knox Two pages of multi-page document requests documents that will amend a situation. Carrington requests returns from the campaign of 1781. Carrington is certain that the troops in question in South Carolina were smaller than stated, and never visited any posts except Fort Motte, where Colonel Lee was. Officers in that army are considering giving a plain narrative of events to set the record...
January 10, 1786 Report from West Point William Price Henry Knox Discusses various routine issues concerning garrison duty at West Point, including muster rolls and new recruits expected to join the garrison
February 16, 1797 Recommendation of Timothy Banger for Employment Joseph Nourse Samuel Hodgdon Nourse recommends Timothy Banger for employment somewhere in the country either with the Quartermaster or in the Commissary of Military Stores. He is currently employed in the Office of the Register of the Treasury, writes a good plain hand, and has a knowledge of accounts. His moral character is also very good.
June 22, 1800 Articles Sent to the Navy Stores Unknown Author [not available] Invoice of articles sent down to the Navy Stores.
May 3, 1795 Davis's Health Prevents Him from Taking a More Demanding Position Theodore Lyman Timothy Pickering Lyman warns that Mr. Davis probably will not accept the post for which he is being considered because his health is not sufficiently good for him to undertake more demanding duties that those he performs in his present position.
April 24, 1784 Epaulets Samuel Hodgdon Thomas Condy Epaulets forwarded to the officers at West Point.
June 22, 1793 Regarding detention of ship William Thomas Jefferson Henry Knox Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson writes about the detention of the ship William. Detaining her within the limits of protection. Detention can only be by the military. Takes liberty of submitting whether the governor should take possession of the vessel. Mentions the President is much engaged and it is a plain case and may require immediate interpretation. Document is highly illegible.
July 26, 1797 Statement of Powder at Various Places Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Statement of the quantity of powder at various places.
January 31, 1786 Report from West Point William Price Henry Knox Report on the cleaning of 500 stands of arms at West Point. Request guidance on how far the civil authority can extend over the military in the case of constable seeking to arrest a soldier in the West Point garrison for debt. Reports on the difficulty of finding anyone to board Captain Molly (Margaret Corbin). Reports a deserter and the arrival of recruits.
April 1, 1797 Statement of Brass Cannons and Carriages Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Statement of brass cannons and carriages on books of intendant of stores
June 15, 1800 Temporary Position William North Alexander Hamilton North alluded to "playing a part" and is writing to Hamilton as "a plain, private Citizen, who is anxious for the wellfare of his country, & for the personal happiness of the man who under heaven, eh hopes will one day, save that country from ruin." Enclosed mail Hamilton requested before forwarded to his residence in New England.
October 25, 1785 Pierce urges plain language from Dunscomb John Pierce A.W. Dunscomb Andrew Dunscomb, Commissioner of Virginia Accounts, has submitted letters before Congress. John Pierce, Commissioner of Army Accounts, urges Andrew Dunscomb to write more plainly in any future correspondance with Congress.
February 10, 1798 Contract price of rations for 1797 and 1798 R. J. Heath William Simmons Contract prices of rations Fort Fayette, Fort Massac, Fort Knox, Michilamackanac, Fort Wayne.
August 2, 1785 Value of U.S. property in possession of Robert Morris Gunning Bedford Samuel Hodgdon Gunning Bedford sends an inventory and valuation of government property in the possession of Robert Morris to Samuel Hodgdon.
September 22, 1791 Troops Marching to Fort Washington Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Knox acknowledges receipt of two of St. Clair's letters and informs of several troop movements toward Fort Washington.
December 29, 1786 State Funding for a Fort Samuel Hodgdon Jonathan Nicholson Letter, mentions state funding of fort..
June 23, 1797 Condition of Old Fort and Storage of Powder Isaac Craig James McHenry Status of magazine at old fort no longer appropriate for storage of powder. Advised the storage at Fort Fayette and notified McHenry he will attempt to sell the old magazine and its building materials.
June 5, 1794 Return of the non-commissioned officers Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Return of the non-commissioned officers and privates belonging to the legion of the United States.
March 2, 1792 War Department provides information regarding promotions and force structure War Department [not available] Letter, describes candidates for promotion and the implications these promotions would have on force structure.
July 19, 1791 Garrisoning at Fort Washington Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Letter, discusses garrisoning Fort Washington.
1796 Quantity of troops at various posts James McHenry [not available] McHenry lists the number of troops stationed at each post.
December 11, 1800 Articles requested by Samuel Hodgdon for various Forts Purveyor's Office Samuel Dexter List of articles requested by Samuel Hodgdon for various Forts.
January 23, 1801 Clothing Delivery to Fort Massac and Fort Adams Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Craig packing clothing for troops at Fort Pickering and Fort Adams which is proving "most troublesome" due to General's instructions. Craig must open and repack all boxes and irregularities still exist. General will not accept office of the Minister of War if it was offered to him.