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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
February 21, 1792 The Cannon John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon William Knox will receive the cannon.
January 12, 1792 Powder & Ball John Stagg William Knox Knox should provide every assistance to Mr. Manning in having the powder and ball sent to the river.
September 9, 1794 Case of Thomas Hoffman James Duncan Joseph Howell Enclosed are the papers of Thomas Hoffman who has received less than half of his pay and begs to know whether anything can be done with his case.
September 13, 1794 Account Respecting Certain Horses William Bradford Samuel Hodgdon Bradford needs to arrange accounts respecting certain horses that he purchased during his journey to the westward.
September 9, 1794 Accounts of the First Regiment of Pennsylvania Joseph Howell James Duncan On the settlement of the accounts of the late First Regiment of Pennsylvania, it appears that Simon Hifferman was mistakenly considered a deserter so a re-settlement of the account has taken place.
October 1, 1798 Sickness is Imperious & Obliged Us to Submit to Its Ravages Timothy Banger Samuel Hodgdon Banger laments the effects of the fever on his body and the fact that iillness has rendered him useless in carrying out his business.
March 29, 1800 Newspapers from the Natchez District William C. C. Claiborne Samuel Hodgdon Claiborne presents his compliments to Hodgdon and thanks him for the loan of newspapers received from the Natchez District which will be returned the following day.
May 24, 1800 Lunch with Colonel Pickering Robert Liston James McHenry Colonel Pickering has returned to the country and will be having lunch with them on Monday. Liston hopes that the McHenrys will be able to attend.
July 16, 1796 Discusses troops for frontier protection James McHenry Timothy Pickering Discusses troops for frontier protection and the potential withdraw of Ellicot from duties.
January 29, 1798 Turner's Silence Respecting Sargent's Engagement, Etc. George Blake Samuel Hodgdon Blake has seen Captain Turner and perceives that his silence while at Philadelphia respecting Winthrop Sargent's engagement was inadverent. Though the note bore Turner's signature it was in truth issued on behalf of Colonel Sargent.
December 29, 1799 [Funeral Procession.] Ebenezer Stevens [not available] Rules governing the funeral procession of George Washington.
December 21, 1789 Estimated cost of Rent for buildings for Recruits Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate of the rents of buildings occupied by Captain M Curdy's and Captain Ferguson's companies of recruits
November 1798 Quantity of Wood Allowed a Major, Etc. William Burrows Samuel Hodgdon What quantity of wood is allowed to the following officers: a Major Commandant, a Captain, a Lieutenant, a Regimental Commandant? How much straw is allowed a Regimental Commandant? What is the price of a marquee, a horseman's tent, a soldier's tent? In Detroit a Major is allowed 35 cords but that is a colder climate. How much stationery is allowed?
August 28, 1798 Warrant for Payment of People in Philadelphia Samuel Lewis Samuel Hodgdon Describes arrangement for the payment of warrant which will pay people in Philadelphia.
June 26, 1798 Transporting Cannon from Antietam Works, Etc. Edward Day Samuel Hodgdon Along with a number of accounting and supply matter Day notes that after inquiring at Hagerstown, he believes that the most certain and least expensive way to transport cannon is from Antietam Works to Williams Port and from there to Georgetown and Alexandria.
February 13, 1793 Delivery of Rifles to Senecas John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Orders to deliver seven rifles to Jasper Parish then to be given to the six Seneca Indians presently in city.
May 1, 1790 Estimated debts of Military Stores Department in Philadelphia Quartermaster General's Department [not available] Estimated debts due in the Department of Military Stores in Philadelphia.
June 2, 1795 Boxes to John Hay Jacob Sorber Samuel Hodgdon Sorber has sent, via stage, boxes of muskets and canteens to be left at Mr. John Hay's address on Third Street.
September 4, 1791 Relief of the Sick at Bush Hill and Other News Henry Knox John Adams Informs Adams that all of the sick at Bush Hill seem to be recovering nicely from their fevers. Thanks Adams again for the pleasurable stay at Bush Hill, and professes that the Knox family will be moving intoPhiladelphia within a few weeks. Tells Adams that he has obtained a house for Adams' use in the city, though the rent, at $900, is "exorbitantly high," but the only thing available. ...
July 20, 1792 Letter to the Secretary of War Monsieur Beauvoir Henry Knox Letter from Monsieur Beauvoir to Secretary Knox, written in French. Beauvoir makes mention of the island of St. Dominque, held by the French.
November 24, 1800 Request for Information on Pay, Future Destination Doctor Charles Brown Samuel Hodgdon Reports of an ulcer on leg which has prevented leaving with last of troops departing Harpers Ferry. Reports on medical supplies; mentions pay and desire to know next destination and status of extra pay for attending to Indians.
September 30, 1793 House & Stores on Water Street John Steinmetz Samuel Hodgdon Since the lease that Hodgdon currently holds on Steinmetz's house and stores on Water Street will expire at the end of the year, he wants Hodgdon to know that the current rent of 250 pounds per annum will continue if he chooses to maintain possession. Payments will be made on a quarterly basis and Hodgdon should know that the rent is not higher than that on other property of equal value.
August 31, 1798 Letter to the Superintendent of Military Stores Peter Hagner Samuel Hodgdon Requested enclosed letter to be forwarded to Connostogoe waggon on Market Street. Early delivery at the convenience of Hodgdon's messenger.
January 30, 1800 Certification of payment; Private Daniel Davis in Captain Street’s Company, Colonel Carlisle’s Regiment of Maryland Militia employed on the Western Expedition in 1794 William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $18.09 pay to Private Daniel Davis in Captain Street’s Company, Colonel Carlisle’s Regiment of Maryland Militia employed on the Western Expedition in 1794
January 6, 1794 Biddle makes recommendation to Knox Clement Biddle Henry Knox Letter, advises on civil appointment