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May 21, 1799 Completing Washington's Uniform James McHenry George Washington Enclosed is a list of the names of the persons appointed from Virginia for the cavalry and infantry which includes those who have accepted, those who have declined, and those who have not been heard from. Because the Spring vessels have not yet arrived with the gold thread, Washington's uniform has not been completed. The stars for the epaulets will be sent with the uniform coat.
August 24, 1797 Uniform Requirments James McHenry [not available] Outline of specific uniform requirements for officers in army.
December 1799 Encloses New Plan for Uniform of Army Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton encloses a plan for the uniform of the Army, per an earlier request from McHenry. He stresses the importance of proper appearance and complains about the current uniform. He also includes an estimate of clothing needed for the current troops, and hopes that materials for warm winter clothing will be sent as soon as possible.
May 16, 1799 Request for Issue of Uniform to War Office Messenger James McHenry John Harris Letter, directs delivery of uniform items for War Office messenger.
January 5, 1793 Request for Issue of Uniform for John Byrne John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of War requests that a complete suit of uniform be issued to John Byrne, a recently disabled soldier of Captain Orme.
May 11, 1799 Regulations Regarding Officers' Uniforms James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry discusses the confusion surrounding the regimental officers' unforms provoked by a letter from General Washington.
July 10, 1799 John Rowley's Application for a Midshipman's Berth on One of the Frigates Edward Rowley Samuel Hodgdon Rowley requests that Hodgdon support his son's application to the Secretary of the Navy to be a midshipman aboard one of the frigates.
May 11, 1799 Specifications for Uniforms James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry quotes Washington on the color of the cavalry's breeches (buff instead of white) and McHenry goes into some detail on the regulations related to the uniforms of artillery and infantry officers.
August 2, 1798 [Private] Request for Copying Paper George Washington James McHenry Noted a shortage of stationary, requested supplies. Misappropriated uniform mentioned.
November 8, 1800 Delivery of Uniform Articles to Sergeant John Linn, 3rd Infantry Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs delivery of uniform articles to Sergeant John Linn, [Lynn],3rd Infantry.
November 21, 1799 Regulations Relative to the Uniform of the Troops Alexander Hamilton Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Ensloses "regulations which it is proposed to establish relative to the uniform of the troops."
October 27, 1800 Delivery of Uniform Items to John Wilkins, Quarter Master General Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs delivery of uniform items to John Wilkins, Quarter Master General, to be transported to Colonel Ebenezer Stevens.
November 29, 1796 Delivery of Clothing James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver uniform items to soldier.
March 29, 1792 Two Suits of Clothing John Stagg William Knox If there are two suits of music uniform clothing of the five hundred suits of Smith & Shepherd, Knox is directed to give same to Lt. Bines for Capt. Wells company of infantry.
January 8, 1798 Delivery of Supplies and Musical Instruments James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver drum, musician's uniform, and arms.
April 27, 1791 Uniform Accoutrements John Stagg Isaac Craig Sec. of War orders accountrements to be exchanged with Mr. Armstrong so all levies have matching uniforms.
October 5, 1797 Clothing Nathan Jones John Harris Directs issue of uniform items and arms.
December 10, 1794 Establishment of a uniform militia Henry Knox House of Representatives In obedience to the orders of President Washington, Secretary Knox submits to the House of Representatives a statement of the difficulties and inconveniences that have occurred in the execution of the act entitled, "An act more effectually to provide for the national defence, by establishing an uniform militia throughout the United States."
July 12, 1799 Requests Report on Uniform for Jared Brooks, Cadet James McHenry William Simmons Announces that Jared Brooks has been appointed cadet in regiment of artillerists and engineers. Requests report on uniform.
October 8, 1796 Instructions & Order for Delivery of Uniform Clothing to the Garrisons Anthony Wayne John Wallington Encloses instructions for the immediate selection and delivery of uniform clothing to the garrisons, ordering Wallington to carry them out, as Col. Meigs, the officer to whom the instructions are addressed, remains very ill. Seems to grant Meigs' full authority in this matter to Wallington. Informs Wallington that much clothing should have arrived at Greeneville, he is to forward that supply to...
August 24, 1797 Uniform Design for the Navy of the United States of America James McHenry [not available] Lists in full detail the parameters for uniforms.
1799 Accounting of Uniform Clothing Shipments Unknown Author [not available] Accounts for uniform clothing sent to different towns & postings.
May 14, 1798 The Other Five Four Pounders at Your Post Samuel Hodgdon George Fleming In reference to the ten four pounders at West Point, Fleming had indicated that five are uniform in length and weight. Hodgdon wants to know whether the other five are a medley or uniform in any degree and whether they can be used on board a ship.
March 22, 1792 Twenty Suits of Clothing John Stagg William Knox Knox is asked to furnish Capt. Kersey with twenty suits of uniform clothing after having inspected same. They should be forwarded to Brunswick by stage.
November 13, 1795 Account of Uniform Clothing Received Last Spring Unknown Author Samuel Hodgdon Account of uniform clothing received last spring from Major Hill of Lenox, New York by Captain George Fleming. An inventory of clothing from West Point, New York. Author notes that Major Fousard says that 71 pairs of wool overalls are "absolutely good for nothing."