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January 23, 1801 Clothing Delivery to Fort Massac and Fort Adams Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Craig packing clothing for troops at Fort Pickering and Fort Adams which is proving "most troublesome" due to General's instructions. Craig must open and repack all boxes and irregularities still exist. General will not accept office of the Minister of War if it was offered to him.
April 23, 1799 Quantity of Ammunition to be Forwarded to Fort Adams Alexander Hamilton James McHenry In the interest of safety during conveyance, the quantity of ammunition intended for the artillery at Fort Adams should not exceed the estimate.
September 30, 1799 Clothing to be Forwarded by way of New Orleans James Miller Samuel Hodgdon Amidst a discussion of other shipping concerns, Miller notes that General Hamilton has directed that the clothes for the posts of Fort Adams, Fort McHenry and others on the Mississippi should go by way of New Orleans.
1796 Quantity of troops at various posts James McHenry [not available] McHenry lists the number of troops stationed at each post.
December 5, 1800 Request for Issue of Assorted Military Supplies to Forts Wolcott & Adams Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of powder horns, sewing materials, antimony, and lead to Forts Wolcott and Adams at Newport, RI.
October 2, 1799 Suggests Arrangements for Additional Vessels to Carry Artillery Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Announces that the brig Scammel is in New York and will convoy vessel shipping guns to Fort Adams. Suggests making arrangements for an additional vessel.
August 15, 1800 Certification of payment; Lieutenant Robert Sample for recruiting and travel expenses, Fort Adams to Pittsburg William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $72.87 to Lieutenant Robert Sample for recruiting and travel expenses, Fort Adams to Pittsburg.
June 25, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Joseph Pierce Simmons informs Pierce that he will comply with the request to forward a letter to Capt. John Pierce at Fort Adams.
May 25, 1800 Receipt of Caleb Swan for payment of troops William R. Boote [not available] Boote received from Swan $18,525, the balance of pay, forage and subsistence for the troops garrisoned at Fort Adams and Fort Stoddart.
May 6, 1800 Remit Sum by Treasurer William Simmons John Dexter Treasurer will remit sum to Dexter. Simmons requested Dexter use sum to pay Captain John Henry at Fort Adams.
December 11, 1800 Articles requested by Samuel Hodgdon for various Forts Purveyor's Office Samuel Dexter List of articles requested by Samuel Hodgdon for various Forts.
August 20, 1799 Details Surrounding Construction & Naming of Fort [Pickering] at Salem Jonathan Waldo James McHenry Acknowledges receipt by the Salem Board of Selectmen of federal money for the strengthening of fortifications at Salem, Massachusetts; discusses details of the construction of the works. Also discusses how accounting shall be undertaken for the project. Asks for permission to name the works Fort Pickering, and requests that McHenry ask President Adams to stop in Salem and perform a naming...
July 29, 1799 Certification of payment; Company of 2d Regiment Artillerists and Engineers stationed at Fort Adams Rhode Island under command of Captain John Henry William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $1034 to Company of 2d Regiment Artillerists and Engineers stationed at Fort Adams Rhode Island under command of Captain John Henry.
December 13, 1796 List of contract prices for rations for the year of 1796 Comptroller of the Treasury [not available] List of contract prices of rations for the year 1796 received from the Comptroller of Treasury. Locations include Grenville [Greenville], Fort Wayne, below Fort Wayne on Miami River to Lake Erie, Fort Franklin, Picque Town, Sandusky, Fort Adams, Presque Isle, Fort Bruenton on Oneida Lake, Detroit, Michilamackanac, Oswego, Niagara, Fort Steuben, Fort Messac.
January 3, 1800 Certification of Vouchers Lewis Tousard Alexander Hamilton Tousard requests Hamilton's certification of a number of vouchers for items that are sorely needed, including tents for men under smallpox quarantine, shoes, a barge for Fort Adams, and wood allowed to the cadets.
August 14, 1794 Seizure of Grand Glaize; Expectation of Battle with British & Indians Near Roche de Bout Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Notes that Indians have abandoned Grand Glaize area villages, and that they would have been taken totally unawares if not for the desertion of a quartermaster from the Legion who gave them warning. Expresses astonishment at the amount of buildings and crops. Is erecting 2 forts in the area, Fort Defiance and Fort Adams. Expects campaign to be decided in a confrontation with British and Indians...
June 26, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons William Gordon Simmons informs Gordon that his inquiry into the men of the New Hampshire line has yielded two soldiers named Adams.
March 29, 1799 Direction of Garrison Commands James McHenry Henry Burbeck Discussion of garrison commanders, particularly Fort Michilimackinac. Refers to command of the President. Is grateful for the presidential nominations and commissions of artillerists and engineers.
December 4, 1796 Lists Support for Jefferson and for Adams Samuel Chase James McHenry Refers to tension between Jefferson and Adams, listing their support.
November 19, 1800 Request for delivery to quarter master general Samuel Dexter Samuel Hodgdon This letter from the Secretary at War directs Samuel Hodgdon to ship items indicated in an enclosed return to the Quartermaster General. The enclosed return is entitled as follows: "Return of ammunition and military stores necessary to the security and effect of the marine posts comprehending the tools, implements and materials requisite to fix and prepare the same for service regulated to...
May 12, 1800 Regarding General Pinckney's visit to Fort Wilkinson James McHenry John Adams Discusses General Pinckney, who had recently visited Fort Wilkinson with instructions to correct all abuses and leave things in good order. Also discusses candidates for the artillery.
March 7, 1800 Mischievous Tendencies of Mr. Bowles, Etc. James Wilkinson Alexander Hamilton The garrisons of Fort McHenry and Sargent have been given orders to evacuate their posts and join Fort Adams. The Snow, carrying ordnance for Fort Stoddert, delivered its cargo manifest to the Spanish customs official, which may prevent its traveling any further upriver. Mr. Bowles may be acting on behalf of the British, but Wilkinson does not think he has a commission from them. Mr Bowles'...
May 2, 1799 Letter Citation Collins John Adams Cited in Adams to McHenry, 05/13/1799.
August 19, 1799 Explanation & Accounting for Defenses of Baltimore & Boston James McHenry John Adams An explanation of measures taken for constructing defenses at Baltimore and Boston. Includes an estimate of the expense for the construction of a fort [Fort McHenry] to be erected at Whetstone Point near Baltimore.
April 15, 1797 Letter Citation John Adams James McHenry Cited in McHenry to Adams, 05/05/1797 and in McHenry to Adams, 05/99/1797.