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July 16, 1794 Mounting the Artillery at Alexandria Joseph Howell John Fitzgerald The Secretary of War has directed a remittance to Fitzgerald of $250 through the hands of Edward Carrington, Supervisor of Virginia, for the purpose of mounting the Artillery.
January 9, 1793 Requests Delivery of Clothing & Arms to Nicholas Hannah, Alexandra, Virginia John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of War requests that requested clothing, arms, and uniforms be sent to Nicholas Hannah in Alexandria, Virginia.
November 5, 1794 Fortifications at Alexandria John Vermonnet Henry Knox Engineer John Vermonnet informs Secretary Knox that the works at Alexandria will be closed by November 15, and will remain so until April 15. The absence of part of the militia, has been the cause of not having the works finished.
May 12, 1794 Fortifications in Alexandria and Annapolis Henry Knox John Vermonnet Knox offers John Vermonnet the opportunity to direct the works and building of fortifications at Alexandria and Annapolis. Alexandria will command the engineer's immediate attention, along the Potomac River. As engineer in the service of the War Department, Vermonnet is to deliver to the Governor of Virginia copies of all his plans. He is also to make a weekly report to the War Department of his...
July 2, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John Fitzgerald Simmons informs Fitzgerald that Capt. William McRea's receipt was received.
July 16, 1794 Mounting the Artillery at Alexandria Joseph Howell Edward Carrington The Treasurer will remit to Carrington the sum of $250 to be transmitted to John Fitzgerald, Collector at Alexandria, for the purpose of mounting the Artillery.
March 28, 1794 Appointment of Major John Rivardi Henry Knox Henry Lee Rivardi appointed command of fortification of Baltimore, Alexandria, and Norfolk.
April 7, 1799 [PRIVATE] George Washington James McHenry Delay in answering letters due to survey trip near Alexandria and house guests. Washington does not lay blame on McHenry for delay in recruiting due to circumstances outside his control. Advised contacting soldiers via local gazettes.
May 10, 1793 Clothing & Tents John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is directed to forward to Captain Nicholas Hannah of the 3rd Sub Legion at Alexandria in Virginia thirty complete suits of infantry clothing and five tents. There is a sloop lying near the Walnut Street wharf called the "Thomas & Sally" under the command of Capt. Mitchell that is bound for Alexandria.
April 3, 1794 Fortifications at Baltimore, Alexandria and Norfolk Henry Knox John Jacob Rivardi Instructions from the Secretary of War to temporary engineer, John Jacob Ulrich Rivardi, for the purposes of fortifying the ports of Baltimore, Alexandria, and Norfolk.
June 12, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Captain William McRea Simmons informs McRea to expect payment from John Fitzgerald;
June 12, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John Fitzgerald Simmons authorizes Fitzgerald to make payment to Capt. McRea.
June 14, 1798 Payment to Lieutenant James Triplett War Department James Tripplett Money to be advanced to Lieutenant Triplett for pay of crew aboard frigate Constellation.
June 14, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James Tripplett Simmons informs Tripplett to expect payment from John Fitzgerald.
August 14, 1797 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John Fitzgerald Simmons informs Fitzgerald that his account is delinquent.
September 16, 1794 Fortifications at Alexandria John Vermonnet Henry Knox Informs the Secretary of War that most of the materials for the fortification at Alexandria have arrived, and the batter is being prepared. The palisade and frieze are "much advanced."
June 14, 1798 Regarding pay of seamen and Marines aboard frigate Constellation Timothy Pickering John Fitzgerald In the absence of the Secretary at War, James McHenry the President has charged Timothy Pickering with interim duties. Accordingly, Pickering writes to John Fitzgerald. Colonel John Fitzgerald is the Collector of the Port of Alexandria. Issue is matter of pay for seaman and Marines aboard frigate Constellation. Requests that Fitzgerald advance $700 to Triplett.
August 3, 1794 Fortificiations at Alexandria John Vermonnet Henry Knox Informs Secretary Knox that after waiting nearly two months for the necessary materials to begin work at Alexandria, he is still without them, and has found it necessary to retire to Annapolis to visit what has been done there during his absence. Desires that he may not be blamed for the delay.
August 20, 1794 Fortifications in Alexandria and Annapolis John Vermonnet Henry Knox Informs Secretary Knox that construction of the works at Annapolis are further along than those at Alexandria, despite the fact that the former was begun a month earlier. Also states that the materials he requested for Alexandria have not arrived yet, but he expects them any day. The crossway is finished, the ditches are all opened, and the palisades are begun.
December 6, 1794 Acknowledged Receipt John Vermonnet Joseph Howell Was away in Alexandria until today and therefore was unable to respond to Howell's letter. Vermonnet sends his respect. Noted he received money from Baltimore as Howell advised.
April 16, 1799 Certification of payments; Captain William McRea, 2d Regiment of Artillerists and Engineers William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $172.62 to Captain William McRea, 2d Regiment of Artillerists and Engineers, for pay and subsistence.
August 11, 1800 Captain Merchant's suspicious arrival in Alexandria Samuel Hodgdon Jeremiah Condy Captain Merchant arrived in Alexandria under such suspicious circumstances as to warrant his confinement and that of his crew. Hodgdon wishes for Condy to go to Alexandria and accept the property on behalf of Hodgdon.
April 29, 1794 Clothing and Tents for Heth's Recruits John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Tents and infantry clothing should be sent to Captain John Heth at Winchester in Virginia for his recruits who are marching to the frontier. Captain [Nicholas] Hannah at Alexandria is ordered to send his troops to Winchester to march under Heth and they will also need tents.
September 1, 1794 ENCLOSURE: On Enforcing Submission to Constitution Henry Lee Alexander Hamilton Discussed act of "misled citizens" and use of militia to suppress unruly residents of Virginia.
June 21, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Captain William McRea Simmons informs McRea to expect pay from John Fitzgerald. Simmons also informs McRea that his recruiting accounts are lacking the proper receipts for settlement.