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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
October 4, 1787 Letter to the Commissioner of Commissary Stores Major General Richard Butler Samuel Hodgdon Letter from General Richard Butler to Samuel Hodgdon, the Commissioner of Commissary Stores. Mentions the problem of sending and receiving letters in a timely fashion.
December 29, 1799 [Funeral Procession.] Ebenezer Stevens [not available] Rules governing the funeral procession of George Washington.
February 21, 1792 The Cannon John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon William Knox will receive the cannon.
July 12, 1791 Avoid an Open Rupture with the Crown Henry Knox Major General Richard Butler Knox warns against incidents that may incite the British since the present situation of the United States inhibits actions against them unless the honor of the country is at stake.
November 29, 1799 Claims of the United States at Detroit John Francis Hamtramck Alexander Hamilton Hamtramck informs Hamilton of the claims that had been the property of the Crown that should now be the property of the United Staes.
January 12, 1792 Powder & Ball John Stagg William Knox Knox should provide every assistance to Mr. Manning in having the powder and ball sent to the river.
June 2, 1795 Boxes to John Hay Jacob Sorber Samuel Hodgdon Sorber has sent, via stage, boxes of muskets and canteens to be left at Mr. John Hay's address on Third Street.
June 14, 1789 Regarding Treaties with Indians at Mississippi and Wabash and Miami Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox St. Clair reports that he went to the Mississippi to to hold a treaty to extinguish Indian claims to their lands, and to lay out certain donations of land for the inhabitants. Discusses proceeding to the post of St. Vincennes upon the Wabash and notes that there was no guidance to lay out donations, presumably because a cession had been made there to the crown of France. A further sum will be...
September 30, 1793 House & Stores on Water Street John Steinmetz Samuel Hodgdon Since the lease that Hodgdon currently holds on Steinmetz's house and stores on Water Street will expire at the end of the year, he wants Hodgdon to know that the current rent of 250 pounds per annum will continue if he chooses to maintain possession. Payments will be made on a quarterly basis and Hodgdon should know that the rent is not higher than that on other property of equal value.
August 31, 1798 Letter to the Superintendent of Military Stores Peter Hagner Samuel Hodgdon Requested enclosed letter to be forwarded to Connostogoe waggon on Market Street. Early delivery at the convenience of Hodgdon's messenger.
January 30, 1800 Certification of payment; Private Daniel Davis in Captain Street’s Company, Colonel Carlisle’s Regiment of Maryland Militia employed on the Western Expedition in 1794 William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $18.09 pay to Private Daniel Davis in Captain Street’s Company, Colonel Carlisle’s Regiment of Maryland Militia employed on the Western Expedition in 1794
January 6, 1794 Biddle makes recommendation to Knox Clement Biddle Henry Knox Letter, advises on civil appointment
1798 Ship Timber and Planking to be Procurred Unknown Author [not available] A list of timber and planking to be procured from six sources.
January 26, 1786 Collection from a Speculator George Morgan Timothy Pickering Discusses the collection of money from an individual who apparently had speculated in notes and where he might be found (including a tavern)
January 27, 1795 Notification of Arrival Leander Neale Samuel Hodgdon Salutary note stating baggage arrival and that the gentlemen are ready to obey Hodgdon's orders.
January 27, 1796 Assignment and Power of Attorney William Reed Christopher Ottinger Power of attorney of William Reed - soldier in the 1st Pennsylvania Regiment during the Revolutionary War - for Christopher Ottinger.
October 16, 1797 Recommendations of Mister Pollard John Reddale Samuel Hodgdon Mr. Pollard has the opportunity to procure a situation in the Treasury Department and has need of the recommendation written for him by the late John Wilcox so it can be presented to the Secretary. He also wants a letter from Hodgdon describing Wilcox's verbal declarations relative to Pollard's probity and good character.
December 3, 1800 Report on Condition of Muskets in Military Stores Jonathan Nicholson Samuel Hodgdon John Nicholson submits a detailed report to Hodgdon on the condition of muskets recently received from Virginia and others stored at Race Street in Philadelphia.
July 30, 1793 Orders to Receive PublicHorses and Equipment John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Secretary of War requests that Hodgdon receive from Corporal Gallagher two pulci horse with equipment. Colonel Henley, going to Governor Blount's territory may want of them.
October 1, 1798 Sickness is Imperious & Obliged Us to Submit to Its Ravages Timothy Banger Samuel Hodgdon Banger laments the effects of the fever on his body and the fact that iillness has rendered him useless in carrying out his business.
October Information regarding Iserloan and Seal [not available] [not available] Letter relates to a reward for Iserloan, a power of attorney, John Winers, and the location of a notarial seal. The author apparently knows where the seal and Iserloan are and will inform the recipient if there is in fact a reward for the information. The author can be reached at the White Swan Tavern in Race Street.
October 3, 1794 Receipts Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon believed yellow fever was returning to Philadelphia. Return of Butler enclosed, request to return remaining balance. Expenditures of Quartermaster's Department increased past Craig's expectations, he requests additional money to cover costs. J. Belli carried packets of vouchers to Treasury, but Craig had not received a confirmation of receipt and requests inquiry into Belli.
August 31, 1798 Repairs in the Building at Carlisle, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon discusses a number of matters with the Secretary of War including needed repairs in the building at Carlisle which should be addressed soon so that the necessary materials may be obtained.
April 28, 1787 Regarding where to apply for gratuity of 1779 William McDougall Joseph Howell Regarding where to apply for gratuity of 1779, Captain James McLean indicated that Howell was to person who could see McDougall righted therein. Asks that Howell examine books and furnish McDougall with certificates. McDougall was with 5th Pennsylvania Regiment and transferred to the Invalid Regiment in 1777.
November 18, 1794 Street Sand for the Fireplaces of the War Dept. John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon There is a need for street sand from the public stores to lay before the fireplaces of four rooms in the War Office in order to prevent accidents from fires.