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December 21, 1798 The Fate of Clothing Shipped to Colonel Strong Samuel Hodgdon Henry Glen Hodgdon wonders why the clothing sent to Colonel Strong in September 1797 did not reach him until August 1798, much of it in damaged condition.
June 2, 1791 Opinion on Warham Strong Joseph Howell Joseph Nourse Howell could not say if Strong was a member of Colonel Wi[ttet]'s regiment, but he noted Strong was of good character and deserving of a commission by Connecticut.
June 21, 1791 Letter from Mr S. Strong to Colonel Samuel Hodgdon asking for job providing packhorses from Kentucky S. Strong Samuel Hodgdon Strong is making application for the position of providing pack horses from Kentucky. He asks that he be given the job over others who may apply and he says he would give much satisfaction if given the job.
July 20, 1793 Colonel Strong's Movements Alarm Indians; Logistics & Personnel of Legion Henry Knox Anthony Wayne The peace commissioners are alarmed by Col. Strong's movements so they must be halted immediately. Various logistical and personnel matters are discussed.
October 2, 1801 Be Nice to Lieutenant Strong James Wilkinson Samuel Vance This letter is handed to you by Lieutenant Strong, who travels with his mother up the Ohio. Please afford them every attention they might need. The party going with Strong is to be immediately remanded to this place, in the same craft. Please also send every man belonging to the Corps in this quarter.
May 18, 1799 Encloses Communications; Requests Opinion about Garrisons in Detroit James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Encloses communications with Major Bradley, Colonel Hamtramck and Colonel Strong. Refers to nearby Indian chiefs. Requests opinion on garrisons at Detroit with men and non-commissioned officers.
August 7, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons David Strong Simmons directs Strong to close his account by making the necessary remittance to the Treasurer.
May 31, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Cornelius Lyman Simmons directs Lyman to provide Col. Strong's authorization for enlistments.
May 23, 1799 Acquisition of Lands Useful to the United States, Etc. Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton has authorized Colonel Strong to withdraw from the post at Michilimacnac since Strong could not be reinforced at that post and his force could be better utilized elsewhere on the northwestern frontier. It will be better to arrange a treaty with the Indians relative to the sale of their land rather than have the land go to private individuals. He worries that his letter requiring General...
July 27, 1793 Delay in Transmitting Dr. Strong's Receipt Joseph Howell Caleb Swan Being transmitted is an abstract of warrants drawn by the Secretary of War in continuation to July 27th. It is hoped that Swan will have sent the receipt for the sum remitted by Doctor Strong since it's delay has caused Howell great inconvenience.
June 5, 1799 Probability of Approaching Indian Hostilities Alexander Hamilton John Francis Hamtramck "I have received a letter from Colonel Strong dated at Detroit the 7th of May last. You will judge from the information which you shall have when this reaches you how far it may be expedient to reinforce this post and from what quarter. The enclosed extract of a letter to him may serve as a guide. I will only add that my view of the subjected, probably imperfect at this distance, does not...
November 28, 1796 Pay of Henry Saunders a soldier in the 2nd Regiment William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $24 is due Henry Saunders, a soldier in the 2nd Regiment, being his pay from May through October 1796, he having received a furlough to visit his friends from Lieutenant Colonel David Strong.
August 24, 1797 Copy of Estimate for Materials Required by Colonel Strong and Mr. Ernest John Wilkins, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon [partial letter only] Materials purchased for the sloop Detroit will affect what is required for the new schooner. Additionally, paint requested along with turpentine and rosin. Enclosed memos containing list of articles required by Col. Strong and Mr. Ernest. Requested those articles be purchased and forwarded to Detroit.
June 5, 1800 Who has taken charge of the War Department? Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Amidst a discussion of several matters, Craig declares that he would have expected Hodgdon to inform him who had taken charge of the War Department. He had hoped that his friend Henry would have had an invitation. Colonel Strong and part of the 2nd Regiment have arrived at the encampment on the Allegheny River where he will stay until joined by troops coming from Staunton and Winchester. They...
November 4, 1799 Enclosed Returns for Detroit David Strong Ebenezer Stevens Encloses the returns for Detroit for the month of October.
April 29, 1800 Request for Information Regarding Double Rations William Simmons William North Simmons requested to be informed on what steps were taken regarding the issue of double rations received by Col. Strong and Maj. Briell so that charges of the overdrawn rations could be deducted from the accounts by the Pay Master General.
May 22, 1793 Report from Fort Washington near Cincinnati John Harris Samuel Hodgdon Reports that Commander in Chief of Army has arrived, encamped below the town, waiting further orders. Very busy forwarding forage to the outposts. Makes mention of Doctor Brown in Kentucky. Asks for a ticket from the Federal City lottery. Colonel Sargent is constantly gardening. No recent news regarding Indians.
January 25, 1793 Outlines Accounts for Horses and with Various Drafts Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig discusses the procurement and distribution of horses with Samuel Hodgdon. Receipted Captain Prior for horses and equipment. Refers to money and instructions to pay traveling expenses for Indians and translators. Regrets that horses purchased are worthless. Ensign McCleary and Dr. Strong have not yet arrived. Gave Colonel Nevill a draft to purchase necessary items for his family....
March 27, 1800 Procuring Clothing for John Strong Philip Church Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is a paper signed by Captain Nicholls certifying one suit of clothes due to John Gold and a Power of Attorney from Gold to John Strong. Church wants to know how to procure clothing for Strong who is an orderly to Major General Hamilton.
April 13, 1799 Opposition Between the Military & Civil Authorities in Detroit James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry encloses a copy of a letter from Lieutenant Colonel David Strong which should have accompanied papers sent earlier regarding the opposition between the civil and military authorities in Detroit.
May 2, 1796 Pay, Subsistence, & Forage of Surgeon's Mate Joseph Strong William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $100.30 is due Joseph Strong, Surgeon's Mate, being his pay, subsistence, and forage from January through April 1796.
January 27, 1801 Consulting Dr. Weems on Charges Made by Dr. Bullus William Simmons Doctor Weems Simmons requests Dr. Weems' assistance in evaluating the validity of Dr. Bullus' charges. Dr. Strong was also consulted, but Doctors Strong and Bullus are involved in trade, and thus his opinion may not be entirely impartial. As Dr. Bullus is requesting an advance, Dr. Weems' opinion will determine the amount which can reasonably be allowed Dr. Bullus.
February 15, 1799 Citation Only Alexander Hamilton David Strong Cited in Strong to Hamilton, 05/07/1799.
December 5, 1800 Resignation of the Secretary of the Treasury, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig laments the destruction of the War Office by fire and the resignation of the Secretary of the Treasury.
May 21, 1796 Pay of Joseph Strong, Assistant Hospital Storekeeper William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $168 is due Joseph Strong for his extra services rendered as an assistant hospital storekeeper from Nov. 12, 1793 to July 24, 1794.