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October 3, 1794 Letter from the Commissioner of Revenue John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is a copy of a letter from the Commissioner of Revenue [Tench Coxe] which requires an immediate response.
October 18, 1794 Letter from the Commissioner of Revenue John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is a letter received from Mr. Coxe, Commissioner of Revenue. It refers to a letter written to Hodgdon in the absence of the Secretary of War.
June 27, 1794 Letter from the Commissioner of the Revenue Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton Letter from the Commissioner of the Revenue, informing Secretary Hamilton that General Henry Miller arrived from York yesterday afternoon. Discusses the prices of shot, shells, and cannon.
April 30, 1794 Instructions from Tench Francis on Purchasing Tench Coxe Henry Knox Refers to a note from Tench Francis, requesting his attention to any purchases. Wishes to do no injury to Mr. Morrow.
December 29, 1794 Letter to the Commissioner of the Revenue Alexander Hamilton Tench Coxe Letter from the Secretary of Treasury to the Commissioner of the Revenue.
October 3, 1794 Enclosed Orders John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed copy of a letter from the Commissioner of Revenue. Requested orders within letter be followed.
June 30, 1794 Letter from the Commissioner of the Revenue Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue writes that it is necessary that he receives some indication of the points to which Hamilton wishes the attention of Colonel Alexander White to be drawn when he shall set out from Winchester to examine the capacities of Mr. Zanes' estate to supply the remainder of the iron cannon.
September 3, 1794 Enclosed Letter John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed a copy of a letter from the Comissioner of Revenue. Stagg requested Hodgdon's answer to the commissioner's questions.
October 17, 1796 Credit to Polk's account William Simmons William Polk A receipt Polk mistakenly sent in to the Commissioner of Revenue will be credited to his account of the books of the War Department.
January 9, 1795 Procurring Whiskey Alexander Hamilton Timothy Pickering Copy of letter from Commissioner of Revenue regarding the purchase of whiskey for troops enclosed. Advocated for maintaining policy of picking up whiskey at Post of Whelen.
July 29, 1794 Letter from the Commissioner of the Revenue Tench Coxe Henry Knox Letter from Tench Coxe, Commissioner of the Revenue, to Secretary Knox.
August 19, 1794 Rations for troops Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue states that he is waiting for a return from the War Department of the places and numbers, at, and for which, rations will be wanted.
October 30, 1794 Letter from the Commissioner of the Revenue Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton Letter from Tench Coxe, Commissioner of the Revenue, to Alexander Hamilton. Image not available.
September 22, 1794 Iron Ball Inspection Tench Coxe Henry Knox A suitable person at New York is needed to inspect the iron ball which are to be delivered there by Mr. [John Jacob] Faesch of New Jersey.
December 28, 1794 Letter from the Commissioner of the Revenue Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton Letter from the Commissioner of the Revenue. Mentions the procuring of timber from Georgia for the naval armament. Also makes mention of Hamilton's coming resignation, along with Knox's resignation, both occurring in the upcoming weeks.
December 26, 1794 Purchasing anchors Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue communicates the highest supposed prices of the anchors desired for the naval armament.
April 3, 1797 Arrangement of Salaries in the War Department, Etc. Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Although the law authorizes specific amounts for the compensation of clerks in the War Department for the year 1797, it is Wolcott's opinion that the Secretary of War may establish the pay of any of the clerks in his department. He maintains that it is incongruous that the Accountant should be allowed a clerk with a higher salary than any established for the Offices of the Register of the...
June 25, 1794 Supplies for the construction of six frigates Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton Letter from the Commissioner of the Revenue to Treasury Secretary Hamilton regarding the shipment of supplies from Europe - principally London, with alternatives in Copenhagen, Gottenburg, and Amsterdam - for the construction of six frigates.
December 17, 1794 Purchase of canvas Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue requests Hamilton's opinion on whether he should direct the purchase of canvas.
September 30, 1794 Missed Passing Information to Sec. of Treasury Tench Coxe Samuel Hodgdon Received a request to forward supplies for the militia army to the Secretary of War, but the Secretary of Treasury had already departed. Is anxious to fulfill assigned duties. Requests attention to the needs of the Secretary of the Treasury.
December 13, 1794 Whiskey for the military Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue writes that it may be possible that inconveniences arise from the want of information concerning the purchases of whiskey in Pennsylvania, for the military supply of 1795.
December 6, 1794 Supply of gun powder Alexander Hamilton Tench Coxe Requests that the Commissioner of the Revenue state to him how far the supplies procured are adequate to the requisitions from the War Department for gun powder, including salt petre as the ingredient.
December 23, 1794 Enclosed letter from Revenue Office Alexander Hamilton Henry Knox Encloses a letter from Tench Coxe, Commissioner of the Revenue, relative to the naval armament.
October 13, 1794 Requests Information about Appropriations for War and Treasury Offices Tench Coxe Henry Knox Requests communication about money, particularly appropriations deficiencies according to law for the Treasury Department and the War Department.
July 15, 1794 Requests Dimensions of Masts and Spars for Frigates Tench Coxe Henry Knox Requests spars of a more common size for workmen. Requests dimensions of masts for the frigates.