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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 15, 1799 Enclosed passport from Secretary of State James McHenry Stephen Raphel Encloses a passport by the Secretary of State. Had hoped that the recipient could enjoy his farm in Hartford County.
May 17, 1798 Guns Transported to Hartford John Bryant Samuel Hodgdon The shot, shells, and five inch howitzers have been sent to Hartford. The six-pounders and three-pounders with their carriages and implements will be sent to Hartford and put on board a sloop loaded with the stores from Springfield that will sail as soon as possible.
August 11, 1798 Letter from Hartford Jeremiah Wadsworth James McHenry Wadsworth asks about an undertaking.
September 28, 1798 Guns Stocks to be Transported to Hartford and Springfield Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon Wolcott inquires about the number of gun stocks that can be transported to Hartford. He asks about the expense of delivering them to the public stores in Springfield. He asks whether a vessel could be engaged to go to Hartford.
April 9, 1800 Letter from Hartford Jeremiah Wadsworth James McHenry May be claiming deference as he has recently been ill.
July 8, 1799 Letter from Hartford (2) Jeremiah Wadsworth James McHenry illegible text, possibly relating to supplies.
October 25, 1796 U.S. Government contract for cannon Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Samuel Hughes Contract between the U.S. Treasury and the Cecil Company for cannon
July 16, 1799 Letter from Hartford Jeremiah Wadsworth James McHenry Illegible document mentions shoes;
May 21, 1798 Ordnance & Military Stores Shipped to Hartford, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Melancton Smith Hodgdon directs Smith to ship the ordnance and militry stores at Hartford to the destination that he will designate.
October 24, 1798 Pattern Sword to Hartford, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Melancton Smith Hodgdon compliments Smith for the promptness with which he has executived certaincommissions and urges that a pattern sword be sent to Hartford for the use of contractors Greenleaf & Briel.
February 23, 1799 Division of New Jersey into Recruiting Districts Aaron Ogden Alexander Hamilton Ogden provides his suggestion for dividing New Jersey into recruiting districts.
August 14, 1796 Send My Pay to Hartford Decius Wadsworth William Simmons Since Wadsworth departed from West Point before the pay of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers for June had been transmitted, he requests that his pay be sent to the Supervisor of Revenue of the district in which he now posted.
May 2, 1792 Abstracts of Pay and Rations for Scouts and Rangers Joseph Howell Henry Knox Abstracts of Pay and Rations for Scouts and Rangers employed for the protection of the Frontier counties of the states of Pennsylvania and Virginia. Lists names and counties. Certification that the abstract was examined and compared with returns. All information verified.
May 20, 1799 Recommended officers for the Provisional Army Uriah Tracy James McHenry Tracy provides a list of recommend officers to fill vacancies in the Provisional Army. Tracy also expresses frustration with the authors of the Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions, along with a concern that John Fries of Fries's Rebellion will be pardoned.
December 16, 1789 Regarding Massachusetts Troops to Be Raised, and the Convoluted Transportation of Clothing to Springfield Henry Knox Jeremiah Wadsworth Troops will be raised in Massachusetts and rendezvous at Springfield. No ships are traveling to Hartford before 1790, and states that he has had to put the clothing destined for Springfield on a vessel bound for New Haven instead. Asks that Wadsworth pay for the clothings' transportation from New Haven to Hartford, and then arrange for transportation from that place to Springfield, apologizing...
July 17, 1790 Circular to the Lieutenants of the Counties to Cease Use of Scouts Henry Knox [not available] Letter from Henry Knox, Secretary of War, to the lieutenants of various counties in Pennsylvania, Virginia and Kentucky directing them to replace scouts with small group of rangers. It also includes detailed instructions on how to document the authorization, use, and pay of said rangers.
August 11, 1800 Send Mail to Westminster Via Hartford John H. Buell Samuel Hodgdon Buell assures Hodgdon that he has not forgotten the attachement he had for him in 91. When he returns to private life he will explain it. If Hodgdon writes to him , the letter should be sent to the Hartford post office and directed to Westminster in Vermont. Otherwise it will go to Canada and then sent by Bennington.
July 19, 1790 Current Plans for the Protection of the Frontiers Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Henry Knox, Secretary of War, informs Virginia's governor, Beverley Randolph, of the current plans for protecting the frontiers, including a proposed expedition of continental troops and county militia into the Western Territory to extirpate banditti.
April 13, 1790 Reiteration of a Call for the Militia to the Northwest Territory Henry Knox Josiah Harmar The Secretary of War, Henry Knox, reiterates to Brigadier General Josiah Harmar previously sent instructions for calling up the militia to defend the frontier against Indian hostilities and states that Harry Innes, Esq, District Judge of Kentucky, is also vested with this power.
February 22, 1799 Divsion of New Hampshire into Recruiting Districts Samuel Livermore Alexander Hamilton Livermore provides his opinion as to how New Hampshire should be divided into recruiting districts with each county comprising a district and a town within each county as the district headquarters.
October 6, 1791 Reimbursement for rangers Henry Knox Lieutenants of the counties of Westmoreland, Fayette, Washington, and Allegany in Pennsylvania, and Ohio in Virginia Secretary Knox reminds the lieutenants of Westmoreland, Fayette, Washington and Alleghany Counties, Pennsylvania, and Ohio County, Virginia, to submit to Congress requests for monetary reimbursement to pay for use of rangers.
December 29, 1791 Preparation of Fort Henry Knox Isaac Craig Request to forward enclosed letters to lieut. in Allegheny, Washington, and Westmoreland counties in Pennsylvania; and Ohio County in Virginia. Urged construction of block house and accommodations for Capt. Cass and Gen. St. Clair.
February 19, 1789 Shipment of American Cloth to the Washingtons Henry Knox George Washington Knox informs Washington that the requested cloth was shipped by stage today. Knox identifies the cloth as 13.5 yards of 3/4 wide bottle green cloth of the Hartford manufacture. Knox also notes the price of the cloth is reasonable and the route of shipment will proceed via Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Alexandria.
September 29, 1798 No Abatement, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Hodgdon discusses transporting gun stocks by water to Hartford and two more deaths due to the fever ravaging Philadelphia.
September 18, 1800 Certification of Virginia Coal Joseph Williams [not available] The subscribers, who engage in the blacksmith's business, certify that they have purchased of John Colby a quantity of Virginia coal that arrived in Captain Josiah Demming's vessel and approve same, finding it of good quality and "merchantable."