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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
August 14, 1800 Address Me at "Georgetown, Columbia," Etc. Jeremiah Condy Samuel Hodgdon Condy will take the necessary steps to complete Hodgdon's wish respective to honest, worthy, and grateful Captain Merchant. In the future he asks Hodgdon to address him at "Georgetown, Columbia" instead of "Washington." The delay in Hodgdon's recent letter, delayed Condy's trip to Alexandria.
April 9, 1795 Pay of Kalteisen,.Cox, & Their Recruits Joseph Howell Michael Kalteisen Captain Kalteisen will receive from Daniel Stevens a sum to be used for the pay of himself and his recruits at Columbia. A second sum will be received for the pay of Lieutenant William Cox and the detachment of recruits stationed at Columbia under his command.
August 14, 1800 Warrant Issued Peter Hagner James Stille In Simmons absence, Hagner procured a warrant for the balance due John Winchester. Enclosed a post note for the Bank of Columbia, the only form of remittance available.
September 26, 1796 Shipment of Spars and the Pricing Thereof Henry Knox Tench Francis A shipment of spars is being delivered via the schooner Columbia. They will be priced by an independent agent and sold in Philadelphia. The proceeds should be remitted to Samuel Hodgdon.
July 19, 1794 Money for cartridge boxes Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue requests from Secretary Hamilton that the sum of $5000 be placed in the hands of Edward Carrington, Supervisor of Virginia, for the purpose of paying for 5000 cartridge boxes, agreeable to the contract made with John Tinsley of Columbia.
August 18, 1794 Requests Inspection of Mis-sized Cartridges Tench Coxe Samuel Hodgdon Reports questions about cartridge boxes ordered from Mr. Tinsley of Columbia, Virginia, which are smaller than the pattern provided. Tinsley insists that the pattern was altered. Requests conference with Capt. Thomas Holt to inspect cartridges.
August 19, 1800 Charges of Piracy Jeremiah Condy Samuel Hodgdon Capt. Merchant is facing charges of piracy though Condy doubts his guilt. If the charges are upheld, it is doubtful that the vessel and its cargo will be released. If the charges are proven false, Merchant will regain possession of the vessel and its cargo. Samuel Hodgdon's son is involved.
November 22, 1800 Successful Move to City of Washinton, Treaty with King of Prussia John Adams Congress of the United States Congratulated government offices on their move to the District of Columbia. Urged Congress to maintain "pacific policy" with European nations relative to maritime shipping and trade. Fortification of sea ports and harbors necessary, however additional allocation of funds was for Congress to decide.
February 8, 1798 Pay and Subsistence Mahlon Ford William Simmons Records of pay and subsistence received, request for payment.
December 3, 1799 Address to Congress by the President John Adams Congress of the United States President Adams' address on the occasion of the 1st session of the Sixth Congress. Adams touches on the wars in Europe, unrest in Pennsylvania, displomatic mission to France, and relations with Great Britain. Adams calls for revision to the judiciary system. The government is one year off from moving from Philadelphia to the new federal seat in the District of Columbia;
May 30, 1795 Disposition of Advertisements Young & Faust Timothy Pickering The advertisement in the enclosed account was taken from the Gazette of the United States. A note was attached to the advertisements requesting the printers of the various states to insert them in their newspapers. The payment for such will be gratefully received
August 13, 1799 Request for Pay Thomas Hutchinson William Simmons Hutchinson claimed he wasn't paid for his service to the U.S. as a sergeant in the military. He is now requesting payment.
June 6, 1796 Submission of Exchange with List of People Owed John Armstrong Samuel Hodgdon Submit exchange for the Secretary of War with the request that the money be divided and discharged to several different accounts in the city as listed. Hopes to return the favor at some point.
April 9, 1795 Pay of Captain Michael Kalteisen & Recruits, Etc. Joseph Howell Daniel Stevens The Treasurer will remit to Stevens money to be transmitted to Captain Michael Kalteisen at Charleston, being his pay and the pay of his men. A second sum will be delivered to Lieutenant William Cox at Columbia, being the pay of himself and the detachment under his command.
January 27, 1792 Public Monies and oxen Oliver Spencer Samuel Hodgdon Discussion about public monies and purchase of oxen and the making up of a team.
March 6, 1800 Instructions for Account Submission, with details William Simmons Daniel Elam Simmons gave detailed instructions on submitting accounts to the Office by a contractor.
November 26, 1800 Hope that New Seat of Government is Sound John Adams United States Senate Acknowledged G. Washington's memory, hoped that new seat of government will be sound and that Congress will be productive under Divine guidance.
May 4, 1794 Fortifications in South Carolina and Georgia Paul H. Perrault Henry Knox Letter to the Secretary of War regarding fortifications in Georgia and South Carolina
March 13, 1792 Sargent relays violent incident in Columbia Winthrop Sargent [not available] Letter, discusses pioneers and frontier life; discusses militia; describes Indian aggression; discusses conduct of officers and court martial.
December 3, 1794 Lack of Pay for Soldiers, Etc. Michael Kalteisen Joseph Howell Among many other concerns, Kalteisen expresses his anxiety at not receiving any communications from General Knox, Hodgdon, or anyone else in the War Office. He has been most attentive in writing both by post and by vessel and has given the strictest attention to every particular. He notes that there have been many complaints by the soldiers about their not receiving their pay. He has been obliged...
June 3, 1800 Expenses of the Move to Washington Benjamin Stoddert William Simmons Benjamin Stoddert finds that the estimates for the removal of William Simmons' office to Washington are higher than those for other offices. An advance of $800 will be made to Simmons for himself and $3878 for the gentlemen in his office, for which he is held accountable. Those with families should not receive more than $100 in excess of the amount due them.
March 17, 1800 Request for Forwarded Accounts and Vouchers William Simmons Solomon Ellis Simmons requested the accounts and vouchers for supplies to United States troops in Georgia during 1799 to exonerate Ellis from charges of the advanced amounts.
November 26, 1800 Prosperity of New Nation House of Representatives John Adams Proud of progress made by new nation. Applauded manufacture of arms, growth of economy, and believed that a navy could not singularly protect the nation thus fortifications of ports and harbors was necessary.
May 15, 1800 [Order of the President to the Heads of the Departments concerning the transfer to Washington.] John Adams [not available] Notification that the construction of all Federal buildings in Washington D.C. are complete and that the movement of public offices to that location from Philadelphia was authorized by John Adams.
April 9, 1792 Bushels of Lime John Smith Samuel Hodgdon Smith informs Hodgdon that he has procured 8 bushels of lime and would have sent more but it is so bad in quality that he would rather have sent none. Miten [?] would not trouble himself to go and would not send a hand to the hill and said he must have $15 a bushel for it. Smith would have lost a guinea rather than take it had it not been to oblige Hodgdon and had he not given his word to Mr....