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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
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.
July 16, 1799 Letter from Hartford Jeremiah Wadsworth James McHenry Illegible document mentions shoes;
August 8, 1791 Change in Rendezvous Location Henry Knox Captain Pratt To expedite recruiting process, Pratt is authorized to change his rendez vous location from Middletown to Hartford. Noted that Mr. Colt will furnish supplies to recruits at Hartford.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
May 15, 1799 Request for Issue of Blocks for Cartouch [Cartridge] Boxes James McHenry John Harris Delivery of 3,000 blocks for cartouch boxes to Hartford, CT.
October 28, 1788 Acknowledging Receipt of Money in Gold and Bank Draft William Knox Jeremiah Wadsworth Acknowledges receipt of 150 pounds [weight or British currency is unclear] in gold, along with a draft on Richard Platt for $1000, brought from Hartford by Captain William Price. Asks that Wadsworth send a letter from William Knox, intended for Henry Knox at Hartford, to Boston, where the Secretary of War has been unfortunately detained.
September 18, 1800 Elisha Beckwith Certifies Virginia Coal. Joseph Williams [not available] Elisha Beckwith certifies that he carries on the blacksmith's business and has examined the Virginia coal lying on the bank of Hartford. He finds the coal of good quality and "merchantable" for a blacksmith's use.
April 22, 1800 Delivery of Sea Coals at Hartford, Etc. Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams has received the proposals for the delivery of sea coals at Hartford for the use of the armory at Springfield. Hodgdon is asked to close the contract at one third of a dollar per bushel of coals. The swords, scabbards, and belts fabricated by Mr. Starr are in his possession at Middletown. The returns and vouchers for the first quarter of 1800 should have arrived at Hodgdon's office.
September 13, 1798 Musket Stocks Being Shipped to Springfield Samuel Hodgdon Joseph Williams Hodgdon informs Colonel Williams of the 3000 musket stocks being shipped to him by way of Hartford.
April 28, 1800 Notification of Payment William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Messr. Buell and Greenleaf were paid for cavalry swords, scabbards, and belts which they manufactured in Hartford, CT.
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.
April 26, 1800 Certification of payment; Messrs. A. Buel and D. Greenleaf for manufacture of cavalry swords, scabbards, and belts at Hartford Connecticut William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $133.40 to Messrs. A. Buel and D. Greenleaf for manufacture of cavalry swords, scabbards, and belts at Hartford Connecticut, agreeably to contract with Department of War.
June 10, 1788 Arrangements for Shipping Clothing to Artillerists at Springfield Henry Knox Peter Colt States that he has put aboard a sloop, named Two Sisters, clothing for the artillerists stationed at Springfield, Massachusetts. Asks Colt to see to their transport from Hartford to Springfield, offers to pay the cost incurred, once given appropriate receipts.
September 18, 1800 Beckwith Confirms the Quality of the Coal Joseph Williams [not available] Elisha Beckwith certifies that as a blacksmith in business in the City of Hartford, he has examined the Virginian coal laying on the banks of that city and has found it of good quality.
May 20, 1800 Letter to the Secretary of War Jeremiah Wadsworth James McHenry Largely illegible letter from Jeremiah Wadsworth to James McHenry, Secretary of War. Mentions his health. Writing from Hartford, Connecticut.