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December 3, 1800 Arms manufactured at Hagerstown Maryland Samuel Dexter Joseph Perkin Dexter authorizes Perkins to inspect arms manufactured at Hagerstown Maryland by Mr. Claggett.
September 10, 1798 Contract with Wolcott and Elie Williams for muskets. [not available] Elie Williams Articles of agreement between Wolcott and Elie Williams of Hagerstown Maryland for manufacture of 2000 arms complete with bayonets and ramrods, fit for service and to be delivered at Hagerstown Maryland.
May 5, 1800 Certification of payment; Doctors Pendall and Dorsey for medicine and attendance on recruits at Hagerstown Maryland William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $43.50 to Doctors Pendall and Dorsey for medicine and attendance on recruits at Hagerstown, Maryland, agreeably to report of Doctors Gillaspy and Strong.
July 26, 1792 Letter from George Dunn acknowledging receipt of clothing at Hagerstown Maryland Geo Dunn William Knox Agreeable to request of William Knox, Dunn encloses receipt for clothing.
March 12, 1792 Document Signed [not available] [not available] Payment Warrant for quartermaster of the Maryland Battalion of Levies.
December 29, 1794 Arms and public property lately with militias of Maryland and Virginia are deposited at Winchester, Williamsport or Hagerstown under direction of General Langham Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Knox tells Hodgdon that the arms and public property lately with militia of Maryland and Virginia are deposited in either Winchester Virginia, Williamsport Pennsylvania, or Hagers Town Maryland under direction of Major Langham. Asks that Hodgdon direct that arms and accoutrement be cleaned and repaired. Mentions arms deposited at Carlisle, Lancaster, Reading and Trenton.
August 24, 1795 Reward of Christian Longanecker, for apprehending deserter William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that ten dollars is due Christian Longanecker for apprehending Ebbin Woodrough, a deserter from Captain William Lewis's Company at Hagerstown Maryland, payable to Mathias Miller, assignee to Longanecker.
June 26, 1798 Transporting Cannon from Antietam Works, Etc. Edward Day Samuel Hodgdon Along with a number of accounting and supply matter Day notes that after inquiring at Hagerstown, he believes that the most certain and least expensive way to transport cannon is from Antietam Works to Williams Port and from there to Georgetown and Alexandria.
May 26, 1795 Pay to Captain William Lewis William Simmons George Gale William Simmons notifies George Gale that he has been remitted money to be disbursed as pay to Captain William Lewis at Hagerstown.
March 12, 1792 Account of Robert Swails Joseph Howell Henry Knox Account, Robert Swails, Quartermaster, pay and subsistence, Maryland Levies.
May 4, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John Buchanan Simmons directs Buchanan to account for his payments to the Maryland Militia during the Whiskey Rebellion.
September 6, 1794 Insurrection in Maryland Alexander Hamilton Thomas Sim Lee Secretary Hamilton informs the Governor of Maryland that some riots have apeared in the upper part of Baltimore County, Maryland, connected with the Whiskey Rebellion of western Pennsylvania. Urges that the governor quickly take steps to eradicate the "evil, which radially threatens the order, peace and tranquility of the Country."
October 7, 1795 Instructions to pay Capt. Lewis William Simmons John Kilty Directs John Kilty to pay Capt. Lewis.
September 12, 1794 Insurrection in Maryland Thomas Sim Lee Alexander Hamilton Letter from the Governor of Maryland to Secretary Hamilton, regarding unrest and insurrection in areas of his state. In conformity with President Washington's directions, Governor Lee has ordered for the march of the state militia to Williamsport. Goes into further details.
October 23, 1794 Directs Incident with Morgantown Jailer to the Department of State Tench Coxe Henry Knox Received letter from supervisor of Maryland about expense of jail guard at Morgantown. Suggests that such matters fall under the Department of State rather than the War Department. Will check on the contractor if necessary. Requests further instruction.
December 4, 1798 Contract between Wolcott and Claggett for manufacture of arms [not available] [not available] Articles of agreement between Wolcott and Alexander Claggett of Hagerstown Maryland for manufacture of 1000 stands of arms complete with bayonet and ramrods, fit for service, to be delivered at Frederick Town Maryland.
August 12, 1794 Fortifications at Annapolis John Vermonnet Henry Knox Informs the Secretary of War that progress on the works at Annapolis is very much advanced and should be finished this year, if the march of the militia towards Hagerstown should not cause any delays. All of the materials are mostly supplied.
June 12, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John Buchanan Simmons directs Buchanan to answer to the previously forwarded account current.
April 5, 1791 Two Battalions of Levies from Maryland & Virginia Henry Knox Major General Richard Butler Knox provides detailed instructions for raising two battalions of levies from Maryland and Virginia.
November 1, 1793 Letters will be Answered; Forward Information on Army; March of Lieutenant Whistler Henry Knox Isaac Craig Letters will be answered next post. Forward any important information from the Army. Lieutenant Whistler marched from Hagers Town Maryland for Fort Pitt with 50 recruits.
April 21, 1791 Preparations for the Expedition to the Westward Henry Knox Major General Richard Butler Knox reports on the preparations for the expedtion to the western frontiers. Levies from Jersey and regulars from Delaware are on the march and supplies of clothing and tents are at Winchester.
November 26, 1792 Treasury Circular to the Supervisors of the Revenue. Alexander Hamilton Supervisors of the Revenue Hamilton describes the arrangements for supplying provisions and other necessities to the recruiting locations in Maryland during the year 1793.
June 1, 1791 Marching Locations of Troops Henry Knox Major General Richard Butler Knox rewrote letter previously sent regarding the marching locations of troops to the frontier for the defense against hostile Indians.
May 12, 1791 Protection of the Frontier Henry Knox Major General Richard Butler Greene sent to towns in Maryland and Virginia to muster and inspect troops; carries money to cover expenses related to raising troops and payment of contractors. Troops to be dispatched for protection of frontier.
October 26, 1792 Eliminating Excessive Expenses Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Knox urges Wayne to use whatever measures are necessary to eliminate excessive expense. Perhaps the use of oxen instead of packhorses would be one way to save money. A significant number of recruits is being marched from Virginia and Maryland to Pittsburgh to join the Legion.