Viewing 1–25 of 2,181 documents: "Fells Point"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 21, 1794 Report on condition of cannon at Baltimore Ports George P Keeports [not available] Report written and signed by George P. Keeports reporting on the condition of the cannons at Fort Whetstone Point and Fells Point. The cannons are without carriages, are covered with dirt and water, and are rusty.
April 5, 1799 My Brother is Afflicted with Rheumatism, Etc. Ann Young Samuel Hodgdon Shortly after arriving in Baltimore, Mrs. Young's brother took a front store in the spirit and grocery line though unfortunately, he has been afflicted by rheumatism. Her sister got married to a decent young man and is now in her own house. Baltimore being a friendly large town still falls short of Philadelphia and she misses her many acquaintances in that city.
October 8, 1796 Discusses Situaton at West Point with Indians James McHenry George Washington Discusses situation at the garrison. Refers to affairs at West Point, including with Indians. Suggests possibility of separating troops detached from West Point. Mentions French monarchy.
May 20, 1798 Letter to the Secretary at War on expeditures of Naval appropriations Captain Thomas Truxtun James McHenry Truxtun discusses frigate construction with McHenry. He anticipated that the costs of the three frigates would be immense. Notes that he advised against building of naval armament to the southward of Philadelphia. Secretary Knox indicated that he believed that ships built to the southward would cost 25 percent more, but President Washington was willing to experiment in order to ascertain where...
November 28, 1794 Pay matters at West Point George Fleming Joseph Howell Cover letter transmitting pay vouchers of the West Point garrison. Notifies Howell that he has requested 6,000 dollars from the Secretary of War for contingent expenses of the West Point garrison. Cited in Fleming to Howell, 01/03/1795.
July 24, 1795 Pay for West Point troops William Simmons William Willson Informs Lt. Wilson that all the troops at West Point will be paid together.
March 31, 1798 Distribution of Fuel at West Point Philip Rodrigue James McHenry Rodrique announces that he he has closed the account of fuel distributed at West Point during the last six months and enclosed the related vouchers.
November 7, 1794 Pay matters at West Point George Fleming Joseph Howell Cover letter for "a package of vouchers." Notifies Howell that he has requested 6,000 dollars from the Secretary of War for contingent expenses of the West Point garrison.
October 3, 1794 Funds for the Ordnance Dept. at West Point [not available] George Fleming $3,000 has been remitted to Nicholas Fish for the incidental expenses of the Ordnance Department at West Point and for repairs directed and articles purchased by the President.
September 27, 1798 Account of Garrison at West Point D. Denniston William Simmons Enclosed is the account against the garrison at West Point as seen by Colonel Stephen Rochefontaine and passed through the hands of Lt. Forman, the present commandant at the Point.
August 21, 1794 Pay matters at West Point George Fleming Joseph Howell Cover for Fleming's account of contingent expenses and muster and pay rolls for the ordnance detachment at West Point. Discusses pay and administrative issues at the West Point garrisonl. Notifies Howell that he has requested 6,000 dollars from the Secretary of War for contingent expenses. Cited in Howell to Fleming 09/04/1794.
April 13, 1797 Clothing for Soldiers at West Point James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver shirts, shoes, etc to West Point.
September 11, 1797 Certification of payments due; pay of detachment at West Point William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $22.21 is due a detachment of the 1st Regiment stationed at West Point for the service of the Ordnance Department, being their pay for August 1797.
April 16, 1796 Pay of the Soldiers at West Point William Simmons Nehemiah Freeman Pay of the soldiers at West Point; pay of soldiers disciplined for intoxication; certificate for a soldier's bounty pay; settlement of Freeman's "account current"
June 21, 1797 Pay of a detachment at West Point William Simmons Nicholas Fish Advises Fish that he will receive money from the Treasurer of the U. S. that he is to transfer to George Fleming, military storekeeper at West Point, for the pay of a detachment stationed at West Point "for the service of the Ordnance Department."
December 23, 1791 Contract to Supply the Garrison at West Point Melancton Smith Alexander Hamilton Smith wrote to Knox to determine how West Point was being supplied. He has forwarded supplies to West Point in anticipation of securing a contract. He offers the price of nine and half cents per ration.
May 17, 1796 Most Economical Route from Mud Island to West Point Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon Jones asks Hodgdon for his recommendation as to the most economical route from Mud Island to West Point.
December 24, 1795 Delivery of Articles to West Point Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is asked to deliver patent padlocks, drum cords, and drum snares to West Point. Mr. Warin will take charge of them to West Point.
April 23, 1794 Money for Repairs and Articles at West Point Joseph Howell George Fleming The Secretary of War has directed a remittance of two thousand dollars for repairs and articles to be made and purchased by the President of the U.S. at West Point.
March 26, 1798 Gun Stocks Sent to West Point Samuel Hodgdon Joseph Cranch Hodgdon discusses the price, transportation, and storage of the gun stocks sent to West Point.
June 21, 1797 Pay of Detachment at West Point, New York William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $38.19 is due a detachment of the US 1st Regiment at West Point for the service of the Ordnance Department, being their pay for April and May 1797.
May 25, 1795 Articles for West Point Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon The articles on the enclosed list should be packed up and transported to West Point. Hodgdon is asked to make a return of the articles not in the store so that they can be purchased by the Purveyor.
October 24, 1796 Pay and Forage for the Corps at West Point William Simmons Nicholas Fish Fish is sent $1951.89 to distribute as pay to the Artillerists and Engineers at West Point.
February 19, 1798 Certification of payments; pay of ordnance detachment at West Point William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $44.09 is due a detachment of Infantry in the service of the Ordnance Department at West Point, being their pay for January 1798.
October 16, 1794 Funds for the Ordnance Department at West Point [not available] George Fleming $6,000 has been remitted to Nicholas Fish, Supervisor of New York, for the incidental expenses of the Ordnance Department at West Point and for repairs and articles directed to be made and purchased by the President.