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March 5, 1800 Resistance to Cutting and Hauling Wood Alexander Hamilton Nathan Rice Hamilton asserts that the cutting and hauling of their own wood was a proper employment of the men and their resistance was atrocious and demanded decisive measures. Clarification on rules regarding court martial.
April 17, 1784 Order to cease cutting wood Samuel Hodgdon William Each Order to cease cutting wood on land belonging to the public and under rent to an officer.
June 7, 1794 Refers to Plans with John Morgan to Cut Wood and Build Frigate Tench Francis Henry Knox Mr. Coxe wishes to inform the Secretary of the Treasury of John Morgan's terms of service. Morgan expects to be transported free of expense and will superintend the cutting of wood and will build the frigate.
April 10, 1794 Request for manpower calculations regarding cutting ship frames Henry Knox Joshua Humphreys Knox requests that Humphreys add to his calculations the number of men it would require to cut the frame of one of the vessels in Georgia in two months.
December 26, 1795 Compensation for Expenses of J. Cutting Alexander Hamilton Timothy Pickering J. Cutting's claims for reimbursement from expenses related to relieving seamen who were impressed into British service were originally denied, Jefferson argued the U.S. gov't make an exception and repay Cutting. Cited compensation given to A. Dorhman.
October 25, 1797 Purchase of Wood for Winter Nathan Jones George Fleming Orders to contract a fair price for wood to be delivered to garrison at West Point.
February 15, 1790 More Wood Needed at West Point William Price Henry Knox The wood on hand will last the officers and men through the end of the month. If the troops currently at West Point stay longer they will need 44 cords of wood per month. Price asks if Knox thinks it proper to purchase more wood; it can be purchased if money is advanced to Price. Garrison cannot bring wood because the sleighing is too poor, so the work will have to be hired out. Anyone Garrison...
June 22, 1799 Employment in Cutting Musket Stocks Frederick Wolbert Samuel Hodgdon John Sutton has been employed in cutting musket stocks and Wolbert contends that it would be an act of charity to continue to employ him. He is a discerning and industrious man and has a large family. He and his friend Clay should be told where to apply for a contract to supply a certain amount of stocks.
September 18, 1786 Account of Colonel Wood John Pierce Jonathan Nicholson Encloses a return of the monies charged to Col. Joseph Wood.
May 20, 1796 Payment for fire wood William Simmons George Fleming Discusses means of paying Fleming's account for purchase of fire wood.
October 22, 1799 Quartermaster's Supplies Needed for One Regiment Alexander Hamilton Nathan Rice "At foot you will find a list of Articles of Quartermaster's supply necessary for hutting and providing fuel for a regiment, two-thirds of which, it is supposed, on account of the regiment's not being full, will suffice; which you are desired to procure without delay."
1799 List of Quarter Supplies Necessary for 1 Regiment Alexander Hamilton [not available] Hamilton lists the articles necessary for housing and providing fuel for a regiment.
July 21, 1800 Allowance of Wood for Cadets William Simmons John Henry Simmons was unaware of the extension of allowance of wood for cadets and therefore the account that was suspended due to these charges was done in error. John Dexter to repay Henry for charges made against him for the wood that was allowed.
July 10, 1792 Account of David Wood Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of pay and service for David Wood, late a private in the Virginia Line.
March 12, 1800 Wood for Union Camp Alexander Hamilton Aaron Ogden Hamilton orders a delivery of wood to Union Camp.
June 9, 1784 Estimate of payment to Captain De Bert for Forage and Wood Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate for forage and wood due.
April 2, 1799 Requests Order for Blocks or Wood for Cartouch Boxes Samuel Hodgdon Tench Francis The Secretary of War requests order for blocks or wood for cartouch boxes for the public store as soon as possible. The wood must be well-seasoned and perfect.
May 22, 1800 Orders to suspend clothing for the Infantry, requests quantities needed Tench Francis Francis Brown Secretary of War orders cutting of clothing suspended. Asks in what state is the quantity intended for artillerists and engineers.
February 7, 1800 Cords of Wood for Major Tousard Lewis Tousard [not available] Tousard received four cords of wood per instructions from the Secretary of War.
October 17, 1796 Torrans account for rations and wood William Simmons Robert Torrans Informs Torrans that his claim for reimbursement for wood is not admissible and that his claim for rations must be certified
April 26, 1796 Enclosed Forwarded Accounts of Rations and Wood Per Request of Sec. of War John Jacob Rivardi William Simmons Discussed reimbursement and accounts for rations,wood, and forage. Enclosed accounts.
August 25, 1786 Account of Colonel Wood John Pierce Jonathan Nicholson Asks John Nicholson not to grant any monies to Joseph Wood, late colonel for the 3rd Pennsylvania Regiment, in light of the charges against him in the books of the Office of Army Accounts.
November 1, 1797 The Wood is Dry and Tolerably Good Peter Hunt Samuel Hodgdon The wood on the wharf, being dry and tolerably good, is being sent to Hodgdon and debited to his account. Lieutenant Marschalk marched through on Sunday on his way to Reading. The stores are gone to Brunswick.
March 24, 1798 Request for Issue of Wood & Sharpening Stone for the War Office James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of wood and a Turkey oilstone [sharpening stone] for use by the War Office.
August 7, 1786 Charges against General DeHaas Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson As requested, enclosed are the charges against General DeHaas. Mr. Pierce is still absent but, when he returns, he will be informed of the issue regarding Col. Wood although the author needs to be sure that it is Col. Joseph Wood that is being referenced and not some other Col. Wood. Also the 445 pounds [currency] granted to Capt. McGowan was for the use of State regiments and verification is...