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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
November 15, 1800 Burning of War Department Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Nothing is known about a treaty with France save what was published in the papers. Secondary mention to the burning of the War Department. Cause of fire is now believed to be from a neighbors fire which became uncontrolled and burned through the "thin partition wall" shared by the War Department and the adjoining house.
July 20, 1798 Mistake in the Order of Sherry Wine Samuel Hodgdon John Wilkins, Jr. Hodgdon notes a mistake in the order of sherry wine in which 12 casks were ordered instead of just two. If additional wine is needed, Wilkins should so advise.
July 6, 1798 The Governor's Wine & the General's Candles Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig discusses the handling of the Governor's wine and the General's candles with Hodgdon.
May 25, 1798 A Cask of Wine that I Would Choose to Drink, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Hodgdon discusses a number of matters including garden seeds, howitzers, and sherry wine.
November 26, 1793 Major Cass' Baggage and Delivery of Sherry Wine Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig James Hamilton left Philadelphia for Pittsburg with Major Cass's baggage and quarter cask of sherry wine.
February 10, 1799 Questions Relative to the Business at Harpers Ferery John Mackey [not available] Lists eleven questions the Secretary of War must answer relative to the business at Harpers Ferry, including what buildings should be erected, the number of mechanics needed, the location of the sites of the buildings, the route for transporting the iron, burning bricks, etc.
August 9, 1793 Letters, Stores Forwarded, Request for a Cask of Sherry Wine Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Received sundry letters. Barrel of sugar for Colonel Sergeant will go forward. Mentions providing gears for the trumbels. Is sending forward stores and clothing. Asks for a cask of sherry wine that he would wish a friend to drink a little of.
October 22, 1797 Forwarding of Affidavits Surrounding Burning of British Ship Oracabessa [Aracabessa] in U.S. Waters By French Privateer Charles Pinckney John Adams Submits affidavits concerning the burning of a British ship, the Oracabessa [also spelled Aracabessa] by a French privateer, and the failure of a U.S. revenue cutter to protect it. The Oracabessa was stranded off the South Carolina coast near Charleston; Pinckney calls this "a wanton violation of the neutrality of the United States." These affadavits are not actually included.
June 18, 1798 Purchase Two Quarter Casks of Sherry Wine John Wilkins, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon Wilkins asks Hodgdon to purchase two quarter-casks of sherry wine from Mr. Hager. Hager's is of particular kind purchased by Colonel Nevill and should be forwarded to Isaac Craig in Pittsburgh and charged to Wilkins.
August 20, 1798 Two Quarter Casks of Good Wine, Etc. Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Writing in his usual code, Sargent requests two quarter casks of good wine to be sent by way of Orleans and two more quarters of red or white should be added, he does not care which.
July 29, 1791 Safely Delivered Wine Samuel Hodgdon William Knox The bearer, John Thompson, has safely delivered the wine and he appears to be an industrious man. If when he arrives in Philadelphia Knox has anything more under order and ready for transportation, it should be given to Thompson, whether as a whole or as part of a load.
January 27, 1797 New Regulations and Burned Printer's House Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Notification that Craig will comply with new regulations. Disbanding cavalry and a note from the House of Representatives. Mentioned the burning of Brown the printer's house and the death of his wife, children, and servants.
January 28, 1797 General Knox's Account for Wine Willings & Francis Samuel Hodgdon Knox directed Willings & Francis to submit his bill with them to Hodgdon, which they did in the summer. That bill has not been paid, so they send it again with additions.
August 2, 1799 Gov. Sargent's Leave of Absence Samuel Hodgdon Edward D. Turner Refers to outstanding note. Governor Sargent has obtained a leave of absence to visit his eastern friends and is expected in Philadelphia on his way to Boston, where he will attend to the business. Reminds Col. Wilkins of the wine.
1793 Estimate of Hospital stores for the Army at Pittsburgh Quartermaster General's Department [not available] Estimate for Hospital Stores for the Army at Pittsburg & forty quarter Casks Powder.
December 9, 1794 Articles Needed for the Army Hospital Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Isaac Craig lists the numerous articles received from George Balfour, Purveyor of the hospital for the Militia Army. Craig provides this list to Hodgdon, Commissary of Military Stores. List includes rice, molasses, brandy, wine, sugar, tea, etc.
November 29, 1798 Account for Wine and Brandy B. Rhodes, J. Harris & Co. Samuel Hodgdon Account of bordeaux, brandy, and claret with B. Rhodes, J. Harris & Co. Drawn up by Hodgdon, Commissary of Military Stores.
October 30, 1794 Concern About the Interception of Mail by Traitors; Hopes to Overcome Whiskey Rebellion Isaac Craig Henry Knox A letter has been intercepted by a traitor, and they now search for him. Although the insurrection has desisted from burning houses, they seek to put down the Whiskey Rebellion and enforce submission to the laws of the United States.
August 16, 1792 Purchases for Hospital Department Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Supply Order, directs supply purchase for hospital department.
January 11, 1799 List of items to be transported to Major Craig at Pittsburg Samuel Hodgdon Mr. Toland List of items to be transported to Major Craig at Pittsburg includes wine, coffee, and sugar. Hodgdon asks that they be made ready for transportation as early as convenient.
March 8, 1798 Receipt for Transporting Goods Henry Irvine [not available] Receipt for shipment of goods from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh for new galleys.
December 14, 1796 General Anthony Wayne's Death, Etc. George Balfour Samuel Hodgdon It was known that General Wayne had arrived in Presqu'Isle eleven days ago with the gout but now Balfour announces that he has died. He will receive all the honors due him and he will be interred within the works. Balfour has written to Mr. Scheaff asking him to send a quarter cask of wine to Hodgdon which should be sent on to Balfour with Major Craig.
June 29, 1798 Transportation of Provisions Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Various items to be forwarded shortly. Supplies for troops on the road, but since no returns were sent to War Office, Hodgdon could only guess at quantities and items required. Cask of whiskey and Stirling Madison wine for Col. Sergeant included in shipment, requested Craig forward drink.
August 9, 1793 Supplies, Stores, Clothing, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Craig discusses the status of a number of supplies, stores, and clothing.
October 24, 1794 Post Notes Received Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Post notes and packet of newspapers received. Plans to send a sketch of improvements made to Fort Fayette. Request for clothing due T. Butler's detachment. O'Hara requested Madeira wine.