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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
December 13, 1798 Regarding beaver and deer skins John Harris Samuel Hodgdon Mentions beaver and deer skins; also mentions Hamilton and McHenry.
December 9, 1797 Sales of Furs and Skins by James Seagrove William Simmons Unknown Recipient Sales of furs and skins by James Seagrove, Superintendent of Indians Affairs to the Creek Nation, being on account of the United States the same having been received in pay for goods furnished to Indians and factors from the public goods in his possession at a time when they could not purchase Indians goods in Georgia.
November 19, 1797 Proposes Plan for Supplies and Furs Edward Price James McHenry Refers to proposal of selling provisions to the troops and to a list of supplies from Mr. Francis. Proposes idea of how to work with deer skins and other furs.
January 5, 1789 Captain McLane accounts Joseph Howell Captain Allen McLane Encloses statement of McLane's account. Asks about the status of two Bear Skins; whether they were appropriated to private or public use.
October 15, 1796 Sheep Skins, Bunting, & Six-Pound Field Pieces Michael Kalteisen Samuel Hodgdon Kalteisen requests the following; sheep skins for sponge staffs, bunting for a new set of colors for the garrison and the boat, six pound field pieces.
November 1, 1799 Peltries to be Shipped Edward Wright John Harris Cover letter for a report from Colonel Hawkins (not found). Expresses hope that a new assistant factor will arrive from Philadelphia. He expects to ship all his skins within the month.
April 24, 1799 Price List of Peltries John Harris [not available] Discusses prices for furs purchased from the Creeks, the proper care of the furs before shipment, and the proper method of packing them for shipment. Asks for a list of goods needed by the Factory.
April 12, 1799 Expresses Concern about Delivery of Supplies Samuel Hodgdon John Jacob Rivardi Has sent the articles requested in the enclosed invoice. Dealing with complaints of detention, damage, and embezzlement along the route. Requests acknowledgment of receipt. Reports loss of trunk belonging to Mr. Shieffelin while en route. The trunk contained 5 skins for Hodgdon from Dr. Charles Brown. They hope to recover the trunk and seek information. Both Hodgdon and Brown have not heard...
December 31, 1799 Estimation of the Springfield Armory Supplies David Ames Unknown Recipient Estimation of the value of all stock on hand at the Armory in Springfield, as recorded by Superintendent of the same armory. Articles include iron, steel, charcoal, socks, musket barrels, ramrods, wire, sandpaper, brass, glue, tar, oil, shoes, candles, lead, skins, salt petre, etc.
June 23, 1796 Sale of Spiritous Liquors to the Indians, Etc. James McHenry James Byers McHenry informs Byers that he has ordered the Commanding Officer at Tellico to put an immediate stop to the sale of spiritous liquors to the Indians. The Purveyor has received the skins and the goods for the trading house sent to Byers by the return wagons.
November 11, 1796 Instructions for Keeper of Military Stores James McHenry John Harris Appoints John Harris Storekeeper of articles pertaining to the Department of War [military stores], and transmits regulations for that office. These address: inventorying & record-keeping, the receipt of items (such as skins) from Indian trading houses, inspections, handling funds, arrangement of stores, safe storage of gunpowder, and salary.
February 24, 1796 Trade, Frontier, and Relations with Spain Edward Price James McHenry Discussed trade of skins and furs with Indians, noted Spain as principal rival of U.S.
October 3, 1794 Receipts Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon believed yellow fever was returning to Philadelphia. Return of Butler enclosed, request to return remaining balance. Expenditures of Quartermaster's Department increased past Craig's expectations, he requests additional money to cover costs. J. Belli carried packets of vouchers to Treasury, but Craig had not received a confirmation of receipt and requests inquiry into Belli.
November 1, 1796 Articles Wanted at Fort Johnson Michael Kalteisen Samuel Hodgdon In addition to enclosing the ordnance and military stores and clothing returns, Kalteisen requests the following; bunting for garrison and boat colors, dressed sheep skins for sponge staffs, two six-pound field pieces, and stationery.
June 28, 1793 Mr. Hodges' Bellyache Joseph Bayard Samuel Hodgdon Bayard laments his many disappointments with Mr. Ball's friends and Mr. Hodges' bellyache.
May 27, 1796 Blankets for the Use of the Commissioners Edward Price Samuel Hodgdon Edward Price notes that one of the bundles he has on hand contains of sixteen blankets for the use of the commissioners. He has shipped all the skins on board the sloop "William" with the invoice enclosed.
May 6, 1799 Linens Better than Woolens in Warm Weather, Etc. Michael Kalteisen Samuel Hodgdon Kalteisen laments the want of clothing at Fort Johnson and stresses the need for linen clothing to replace the woolens which are so uncomfortable for the soldiers in warm weather.
February 27, 1800 Evaluating the Factory Under Hooker's Supervision James McHenry John Hooker McHenry asks to be furnished with inventories, accounts, and statements that will enable him to ascertain if business has diminished or improved at the factory under Hooker's superintendence.
July 16, 1799 Request for Issue of Cannon Implements to Wilmington James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of cannon implements to Wilmington, North Carolina.
April 30, 1800 Articles Shipped, Money Due N. Wright John Harris Edward Wright Enclosed invoice of merchandise shipped on the sloop Independence, N. Wright to receive salary for E. Wright.
May 8, 1800 Credit to Stevens for a List of Articles William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon On settlement of the accounts of Ebenezer Stevens, Agent of the War Department in New York, he has received a credit on the books of Hodgdon's office for the listed articles. Hodgdon should therefore make the necessary entries on the books of the Superintendent of Military Stores.
February 12, 1798 Available Materials for the Frigate "Constellation" Josiah Fox Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is asked to furnish a statement of the articles available from the public store from the following list that can be furnished for the frigate "Constellation": powder horns, match stuff, port fires, sheep skins, priming tubes, flannel cartridges for 24 pounders and 12 pounders, cannon and musket cartridge paper, pistol cartridge paper, assorted flints, pouch barrels, spermacite candles,...
October 29, 1800 Request to deliver to John Wilkins Junior, sundries to be forwarded to Fort Detroit and Fort Niagara Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs delivery of military and laboratory stores for post at Detroit.
September 13, 1800 Credit to Inventory John Harris Edward Wright Inclosed draft from Col. Hawkins in favor of Wright received, notification of credit to account. List of items in inventory of goods.
November 11, 1796 Duties With Respect to the Indian Trading Houses James McHenry John Harris Instructions given by McHenry to John Harris that define Harris's duties as Keeper of Military Stores, particularly as they relate to the Indian Trading Houses.