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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 15, 1800 My Journey to Albany Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton informs McHenry that he will be traveling to Albany on urgent business but the Adjutant General will handle his affairs in his absence.
June 6, 1799 Requests Muskets in Albany for Michael Houdin Samuel Hodgdon Edward Jones Believes that the stores in Albany have stocked muskets. Commends storekeeper Michael G. Houdin as a careful, precise accountant. The muskets should be inspected before they are offered to Houdin.
June 7, 1785 Requsition from the Detachment at Albany Timothy Pickering Henry Knox Timothy Pickering, Quartermaster General, has received a requistion from the detachment at Albany. Because Pickering lacks the means to answer Albany, he forwards the request to the Secretary at War, Henry Knox. This document is the cover letter to the request forwarded by Pickering.
April 11, 1796 Route from Albany to Fort Erie Henry Glen Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Describes the 995-mile route from Albany to Fort Erie.
March 24, 1799 Proceed to the City of Albany, Etc. Alexander Hamilton Nathaniel Leonard Hamilton orders Leonard to march his troops to Albany and advises him on how to organize and equip his men.
June 6, 1799 Reports Delivery of Muskets from Vermont to Albany with Proper Storage and Inspection Samuel Hodgdon Michael G. Houdin The Secretary of Treasury has ordered that muskets made in Vermont be stored at Albany. Requests that they be delivered and stored appropriately. Muskets will be inspected by whomever the Secretary requests. Requests receipt of acknowledgement.
July 29, 1799 Desires to Send Powder from Albany to West Point; Seeks Information about Storage Capabilities Samuel Hodgdon George Fleming The Secretary of War is thinking about removing powder from Albany to West Point. Questions if there is suitable room and place to store about 28-30 tons in addition to what is already there, or if the magazine is exposed to dampness. Requests information soon.
April 1, 1800 Certification of payment; Michael G. Houdin, Storekeeper at Albany, for pay William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $127.50 to Michael G. Houdin, Storekeeper at Albany, New York for pay, payable to Samuel Hodgdon.
April 29, 1799 Recommends General Schuyler to Adjust Claim for Magazine in Albany Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Recommends consultation with General Schuyler about the magazine at Albany. Requests that he be empowered to adjust claim as he has assisted well in the past.
December 23, 1793 Recruiting Rendezvous at Albany John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon A recruiting rendezvous is to be established at Albany in New York. Hodgdon is directed to have packed up forty suits of infantry clothing, including two sergeant's and two musician's suits and mark the packages "Capt. Michael G. Houdin, Albany." Also pack up for Capt. Bezaleel Howe at West Point the articles of clothing requested in his letter. This clothing will be transported in the care of...
February 2, 1795 Request for Pay to be Forwarded to Albany John McClellan Joseph Howell McClellan requested pay owed soldiers to be sent, many owed backpay and McClellan forced to make advances to men so they may settle debts.
April 25, 1798 Transporting Brass Cannon with Their Carriages & Implements Samuel Hodgdon Melancton Smith Hodgdon orders that the cannon that he acquired from Capt. Houdin at Albany be transported by water to Philadelphia.
January 26, 1799 Certification of payments; Michael G. Houdin, military storekeeper at Albany William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $250 to pay Michael G. Houdin, military storekeeper at Albany.
June 6, 1799 Muskets to be Delivered at Albany Edward Jones Samuel Hodgdon The contractors for fabricating muskets in Vermont are to deliver the completed muskets to Albany. Jones wants to know if there any public stores at that place fit for the reception of the arms and if the storekeeper is someone who can be relied upon.
April 18, 1798 Certification of payments; compensation of Michael Houdin military storekeeper at Albany William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $127.50 is due Michael G. Houdin, Military Storekeeper at Albany, New York being his compensation for January through March 1798.
July 20, 1797 Certification of payments due; Michael G. Houdin, Military Storekeeper at Albany, for salary William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $127.50 is due Michael G. Houdin, Military Storekeeper at Albany, being his salary from April through June 1797. Sum payable to Samuel Hodgdon.
April 18, 1797 Salary of Michael G. Houdin, Ordnance and Military Storekeeper at Albany, New York William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $127.50 is due Michael G. Houdin, Ordnance and Military Storekeeper at Albany, New York, being his salary from January through March 1797.
May 22, 1795 Pay of Michael G. Houdin, Deputy Military Store Keeper at Albany William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $180 is due Michael G. Houdin, Deputy Military Store Keeper at Albany, New York for his pay from October 1, 1794 to March 31, 1975.
December 7, 1798 Certification of payments; Michael Houdin, Military Storekeeper at Albany William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $86.02 to Michael Houdin, Military Storekeeper at Albany, New York, on settlement of account of disbursements.
June 29, 1799 Investigating Delivery of Arms Austin L. Sands Samuel Hodgdon Sands advises Hodgdon to write the store keeper at Albany to know by whose order he delivered arms and to whom.
June 18, 1798 Sundry Articles for the Six Nations of Indians Samuel Hodgdon Melancton Smith Enclosed is a Bill of Lading for sundry articles to be shipped to Michael Houdin at Albany and by him transported to Israel Chapin for the use of the Six Nations of Indians as their annual annuity.
May 13, 1799 Certification of payment; James Caldwell for rent of his store at Albany, New York Peter Hagner James McHenry Certification of payment; $125 to James Caldwell for rent of his store at Albany, New York.
November 24, 1798 Certification of payments; Michael G. Houdin, military storekeeper at Albany William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $377.50 to Michael G. Houdin, military storekeeper at Albany, New York for pay and rent of store.
January 21, 1795 Return of Ordnance sent from West Point to Albany George Fleming Unknown Recipient "Return of brass ordnance and carriages sent from West Point by order of the Secretary of War, by George Fleming from the 21st of October 1793 to the 18th of November last to Albany, New York.
April 13, 1799 Inquires about Powder Supply Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Reports the possession of 3028 lbs. of powder in Detroit last January. Asks if this supply is sufficient or if more should be sent from Albany rather than Pittsburgh, where it cannot be spared.