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February 14, 1798 Transporting the Clothing to Elizabeth Town Horatio R. Dayton Samuel Hodgdon There is not a pressing necessity for clothing at Elizabeth Town but it will be needed soon. Rather than waiting for the river to open, and since the sleighing is now good, it might not involve much additional expense to send them all the way by land instead of by Trenton.
July 21, 1798 Kentledge and Shot for Elizabeth Town John Jacob Faesch Samuel Hodgdon The kentledge that remained at Mount Hope has been sent to Melancton Smith at Elizabeth Town. The 29 pieces rejected by Smith and produced at Faesch's forges at Mount Hope have been replaced and sent forward. Faesch will be happy to have the business on account of the shot at Elizabeth Town determined in a timely manner to avoid the threatened suit.
May 16, 1799 Report of Shot in Elizabeth Town Samuel Hodgdon John Jacob Faesch Has just returned from Elizabeth Town and New York City, where he examined castings made by Faesch. Reports quantity of shots and accounts and how much was taken by the Agent for the Department of War to the public accounts. Has sent the good shot to New York; the rest remains in Elizabeth. Wishes to check accounts for his report to the Treasury.
March 27, 1800 Fracas at Elizabeth Town Alexander Hamilton William S. Smith Hamilton has investigated the disturbance at Elizabeth Town and has ascertained that the conduct of the two involved officers was misrepresented. They in fact behaved in a prudent and gentlemanly manner. Advised Smith contact the editor of the local papers and clarify their account.
April 17, 1792 Military Stores are needed in Elizabeth Town, N.J. John Stagg William Knox Stagg orders suits of privates' clothing, blankets, and sergeants' suits for American forces at Elizabeth Town, New Jersey to be forwarded immediately.
March 21, 1795 Money for the Recuiting Service at Elizabeth Town Joseph Howell Aaron Dunham The Treasurer will remit to Dunham a sum to be transmitted to Lieutenant Horatio R. Dayton at Elizabeth Town, being for the use of the recruiting service in the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers.
September 12, 1791 Power of Attorney for Elizabeth Robins Elizabeth Robins [not available] Elizabeth Robins appoints Peter Manifold of New Town, New York as her lawful attorney. She asks to receive from the Commissioner of Army Accounts whatever money may be due her deceased husband, late lieutenant in the 4th Regiment of Dragoons.
February 26, 1798 Send On the Clothing Ordered for Elizabeth Town Horatio R. Dayton Samuel Hodgdon "I will thank you to send on the clothing which is ordered for this place as soon as possible, as it is now wanted."
February 5, 1798 Request contract price for rations at Elizabeth Town New Jersey William Simmons Nathan Jones Simmons requests that Jones provide the contract price for rations at Elizabeth Town New Jersey.
July 23, 1795 Report on inspection at Mount Hope Furnace and Elizabeth Town Lieutenant Smith Samuel Hodgdon Smith is asked by the War Department to inspect the Mount Hope Furnace and Elizabeth Town, Pennsylvania. The ore at this mine is used for the production of shot and ordnance. He forwards the results of his inspection. No signature by author.
June 1, 1798 Kentledge is Wanted Most of All Samuel Hodgdon Melancton Smith Hodgon anxiously waits the arrival of guns, shot, and kentledge but kentledge is wanted most of all and is available at Elizabeth Town and New York.
June 16, 1795 Return of the recruits enlisted by Lieutenant Horatio A. Dayton at Elizabeth Town New Jersey Horatio R. Dayton Timothy Pickering Return of the recruits enlisted by Lieutenant Horatio A. Dayton at Elizabeth Town, New Jersey. Lists those sent to Governors Island, those confined in gaol [jail], and those fit for duty.
June 2, 1798 Not A Pig On Hand! Samuel Hodgdon Melancton Smith Hodgdon laments that the ship "Delaware" is ready to receive her ballast but there is not a pig [kentledge] on hand to provide it. He hopes that the vessel from Elizabeth Town will deliver it soon.
August 21, 1799 Certification of payment; John King, Contractor for rations and quartermaster stores for troops at Elizabeth Town William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $174.63 to John King, Contractor for rations and quartermaster stores for troops at Elizabeth Town, New Jersey.
June 2, 1798 Fate of the Shot & Kentledge Cast by Mr. Faesch, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Ebenezer Stevens Among other matters, Hodgdon announces his attention to go to Elizabeth Town and York to ascertain the fate of the shot and kentledge cast by Mr. Faesch for the use of the public.
November 27, 1800 Certification of payment; Elias B. Dayton of Elizabeth Town, New Jersey, for rations supplied and quartermaster and hospital stores for troops of United States in New Jersey William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $2003.18 to Elias B. Dayton of Elizabeth Town, New Jersey, for rations supplied and quartermaster and hospital stores for troops of United States in New Jersey
October 7, 1799 Travelling to Trenton Alexander Hamilton James Miller "General Wilkinson with one gentleman of his family, the Adjutant General, myself and secretary with [two or three] servants [to the party] will set out in the course of the day for Trenton. We shall stay the night at Elizabeth Town and arrive in Trenton in the morning. You will please to provide us suitable [quarters: we shall come in a stage.]"
September 27, 1793 Audibert discusses administrative matters with Knox Philip Audebert Henry Knox Letter, advises Knox re War Office.
July 14, 1799 Seeks Report of Shot and Shells following Death of Faesch Samuel Hodgdon David Ford Reports death of Mr. Faesch. Recounts number of shell and shot remaining on contract with Faesch. Wishes to make a full report of what is available in Elizabeth Town and New York. Lists prices for iron casts. Does not know if kentledge is wanting.
February 28, 1798 Content of the Hogshead Intended for Lt. Horatio Dayton Samuel Hodgdon Peter Hunt Letter, encloses clothing invoice; directs clothing to be forwarded to Horatio Dayton. .
April 16, 1799 Certification of payments; Jonathan Rhea for compensation and expenses in making contracts of articles for the posts of Rendezvous in New Jersey, to include Hackensack, Elizabeth Town, Trenton, New Brunswick, Burlington William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $60 to Jonathan Rhea for compensation and expenses in making contracts of articles for the posts of Rendezvous in New Jersey, to include Hackensack, Elizabeth Town, Trenton, New Brunswick, Burlington, New Jersey.
January 20, 1801 Certification of payment; Elias B. Dayton, Elizabeth Town, for rations, quartermaster, and hospital stores for United States troops marching through New Brunswick New Jersey William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $1102.25 to Elias B. Dayton, Elizabeth Town, for rations, quartermaster, hospital stores, lumber, transportation, carpenter, and mason work for United States troops marching through New Brunswick, New Jersey.
April 26, 1799 Plans Trip to Inspect Castings in York, Elizabeth, and New York Samuel Hodgdon John Jacob Faesch Plans to leave Philadelphia next week for NYC to examine Faesch's castings. He'll first stop in York to examine John Blagg's store, then to Elizabeth Town to examine shot there. Requests that Faesch go early and assemble all stores and make a report.
September 10, 1799 Certification of payment; John King, contractor, for rations, quartermaster and hospital stores furnished detachment, 11th Regiment of Infantry, at encampment near Elizabeth Town, New Jersey William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $200.18 to John King, contractor, for rations, quartermaster and hospital stores furnished detachment, 11th Regiment of Infantry, at encampment near Elizabeth Town, New Jersey.
April 30, 1800 Certification of payment; Captain Peter Faulker, 11th Regiment of Infantry for quartermaster stores purchased and expenses in pursuit of deserters, and for marching detachment from Easton to Elizabeth Town William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $39.08 to Captain Peter Faulker, 11th Regiment of Infantry for quartermaster stores purchased and expenses in pursuit of deserters, and for marching detachment from Easton Pennsylvania to Elizabeth Town New Jersey, payable to Jacob Tallman.