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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
October 9, 1794 Requests Boot Pattern Tench Coxe Samuel Hodgdon Requests inspection of enclosed contract for the supply of boots for 1795. Refers to the description of boots.
January 11, 1791 Request for contract to make boots for cavalry service John Stagg William Knox Chief Clerk John Stagg relays Secretary of War request that William Knox contract a reputable bootmaker in Philadelphia to make 100 pairs of boots at the lowest rate for the cavalry service. Boots should large, strong and of good quality. Conduct with dispatch.
January 3, 1793 Inspectors of Hats, Boots, and Shoes Alexander Hamilton John Miller "It is perfectly agreeable to me that Nathaniel Walters and Peter Cooper, the two persons mentioned in your letter of the 22nd ultimo, should be employed as inspectors at the prices folowing---vizt. for inspecting the hats 7/6 [?] per day and for inspecting the boots and shoes at the rate iof hal a center per pair round."
August 20, 1799 Request to deliver set of pump borer boots James McHenry John Wilkins, Jr. Request to purchase and deliver to store keeper at Philadelphia one set of pump borer's boots to replace those sent from Pittsburg to Detroit.
May 7, 1793 Lear conveys the directions of the President to Knox Tobias Lear Henry Knox Letter, President directs that a Frenchman with Wabash Indians be given boots and stockings.
April 24, 1798 Request for Issue of Clothing & Fife James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of clothing & one fife to Ensign Boote.
March 10, 1799 Directions for Artillerists from Fort Jay to New Town Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Outlines directions for artillerist company at Fort Jay to meet Lieut. Boots's company at Brunswick and go to New Town, Bucks County.
November 16, 1797 Coats, Boots, and Blankets to John Steel at Mud Island James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver to John Steel, coxswain of the barge belonging to Mud Island, for himself and the men on the barge, three watch coats, three pairs of boots, and three blankets.
October 18, 1796 Estimate of Clothing contracted for the year 1797 James McHenry [not available] Estimate of clothing contracted for the year 1797 received from the War Office
January 4, 1800 Request for delivery of clothing and equipment to John Steel coxswain James McHenry John Harris McHenry requests that Harris provide three coats, three pairs of boots, and three blankets for the men on a barge at Mud Island.
June 26, 1797 Soliciting Proposals from Manufacturers to Supply the Army Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Tench Francis Francis is directed to draft an advertisement for Wolcott 's perusal which solicits bids from manufacturers to supply the Army with hats, shoes, boots, horsemen's caps, and leather breeches. Individual bids for each of these articles will be accepted and the period for accepting bids should be specified.
December 1799 Uniform for the Army of the United States Alexander Hamilton [not available] Regulations describing the uniform for the various ranks of the Army of the United States. The cut and construction of some garments are described in detail.
June 23, 1791 Notification of Goods Ordered Now Ready Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Tents ordered by Hodgdon's assistant are ready. Captain Houdin to be sent to Hodgdon for employment.
September 24, 1794 Inflammation in My Heel James Bryson Samuel Hodgdon Bryson frets that ever since he has arrived in Richmond he has been confined by an inflammation in one of his heels due to wearing a new pair of boots.
November 27, 1798 Seeks Supplies for Seacoast Garrisons James McHenry Daniel Jackson Reports exchange of $1000. Encloses regulations about fuel for the garrisons on the coast, with the request of certain articles, clothing, boots, and supplies. Plans to send someone to Vermont.
June 24, 1791 Letter from Samuel Hodgdon to William Knox on state of supply and logistics problems in preparation for St Clair expedition Samuel Hodgdon William Knox Hodgdon is quartermaster for St Clair expedition. He laments the timeliness of the posts and wishes to receive his returns before going forward. Knapsacks of questionable utility. Boots necessary for the horsemen. Have spurs been ordered? Pack saddles already considered. Mentions tents, price and quality; refers to Russia sheeting. Questions whether tents will come forward. Hodgdon's wagon not...
December 14, 1795 Stores Military Clothing in Philadelphia John Harris Samuel Hodgdon A 1796 return of stores of military clothing in Philadelphia.
September 2, 1792 Requested Payment Boots William Blount Request for gun as payment for accompanying Mr. Hath to visit Creeks. Noted he and his people were peaceful with U.S. and using the guns for hunting.
[not available] Estimate of Clothing for 1797 [not available] [not available] Estimate of clothing for 1797
January 1, 1800 Request for Issue of Clothing & Equipment for Charleston Troops James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of clothing & equipment for a company of artillerists & engineers at Charleston, SC.
November 1, 1791 Resolution Pertaining to Arthur St. Clair. Unknown Author [not available] A resolution referring to Arthur St. Clair, the Governor of the Western Territories.
May 1798 Estimate of Clothing for an Army of 20,000 Men Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Estimate per item of clothing needed for an army of 20,000 men.
June 18, 1791 Cost of sundry supplies Quartermaster General's Department [not available] Estimate of money due in the Quarter Master's Department.
May 23, 1799 Request for certification that Secretary of War authorized Samuel Hodgdon to make certain purchases Nathan Jones Jeremiah Condy Question regarding charges. Condy asks Jones whether Secretary of War directed Hodgdon to purchase a horse to accommodate Colonel John McKee to Pittsburg. Also asks whether Secretary of War ordered Hodgdon to purchase ten pieces of hessians [boots] and for what purpose. Jones answers in affirmative to both questions. Horse was purchased for use of an Indian.
August 11, 1797 Copied from Knoxville Waste Book [not available] [not available] Copy of the entries for August 11, 1797, in the waste book of accounts at Knoxville.