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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 14, 1787 Firewood Contractor William Price Henry Knox Forwards ordnance & stores returns, & notifies Knox of a certificate given to a contractor for providing and transporting wood used by the garrison the previous winter.
November 30, 1792 Report from Pittsburgh Regarding Garrison at Fort Fayette Isaac Craig Henry Knox Reports that a small garrison, artillery and infantry descended the Oteo River to Legionville. Cavalry crossed the Allegheny Mountains.
July 27, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Doctor Hugh Scott Simmons informs Scott to expect payment from Isaac Craig for medicine supplied to the garrison at Fort Fayette.
August 12, 1794 Reinforcing the garrison at Pittsburgh George Washington Alexander Hamilton President Washington believes that it is necessary to vest discretionary orders with Major Thomas Butler to reinforce the garrison at Pittsburgh with as many men from Fort Franklin as can be drawn from it without hazarding that post too much.
May 10, 1799 Request for Issue of a Seine for the Garrison of Fort Mifflin James McHenry John Harris Directs delivery of seine [perhaps a fishing net] for use of Fort Mifflin garrison.
September 4, 1787 Estimate of Wood for Six Months William Price Henry Knox Price encloses an estimate of the wood wanting for the garrison for six months, November 1787 to April 1788. Fifty of the non-commissioned officers and privates included in the estimate are from Captain Burcbeks' company, the other fourteen are from Ensign Luse's. The stationed guards at Fort Putnam and the Island have only been estimated for half allowances of wood. Isaac Garrison is the only...
May 26, 1795 Receipt of compensation intended for family of an Indian killed by garrison of Fort Franklin Lt. Col. Thomas Butler [not available] Dated 20 May 1795, and signed by Lieutenant Colonel Butler. Butler reported that he received of Isaac Craig, Deputy Quartermaster General, $100.00, which was to be intended for the family of an Indian killed by the garrison at Fort Franklin.
February 15, 1790 More Wood Needed at West Point William Price Henry Knox The wood on hand will last the officers and men through the end of the month. If the troops currently at West Point stay longer they will need 44 cords of wood per month. Price asks if Knox thinks it proper to purchase more wood; it can be purchased if money is advanced to Price. Garrison cannot bring wood because the sleighing is too poor, so the work will have to be hired out. Anyone Garrison...
June 16, 1800 Powder for use of garrison Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Request to send powder to a Captain commanding a garrison.
July 27, 1799 Certification of payment; Doctor Hugh Scott, for medicines furnished the garrison at Fort Fayette William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $160 to Doctor Hugh Scott, for medicines furnished the garrison at Fort Fayette.
May 7, 1788 Stores Ready to be Delivered William Price Henry Knox Informs the Secretary at War that the stores which he inquired about are ready to be delivered to Captain Bradford.
August 4, 1789 Forwarding Returns of Ordnance and Stores William Price Henry Knox Forwards the returns of ordnance and quartermaster stores for the month of July. Discusses the amount of cords of wood on hand.
March 22, 1798 Garrison Flags Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Letter, asks for materials for Garrison flags.
May 13, 1793 Packet of Notes to be Delivered by Brigadier General Posey for Pay of Garrison at Fort Franklin Joseph Howell Isaac Craig Brigadier General Posey is to deliver packet to Craig containing notes intended for pay of garrison at Fort Franklin. Asks that Craig give Posey duplicate receipts.
April 21, 1797 Blankets for Chickasaws and Location of Post Isaac Craig James McHenry Mentioned blankets on hand and their possible use in supplements the allotment of goods supplied to the Chickasaws. Noted moth infestation as probable if the blankets were not moved quickly. Noted Gen. Wilkinson's displeasure with the site of the garrison and buildings at Presque Isle and his suggestions to move all to a more healthy location.
January 12, 1798 Craig discusses military stores and shipment with Hodgdon Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig discusses his "claim of compensation for extra sevices" with Samuel Hodgdon.
January 3, 1794 Doctor Wallace's Account; Pay and Muster Rolls Isaac Craig Joseph Howell Encloses Doctor Wallace's account. Asks for examination and instructions. Has already advanced a part of sum. Garrison at Fort Franklin paid. Muster and payrolls of Beaver Block House will be sent next post. No muster rolls from Wheeling. Garrison at Fort Fayette paid. Not possible to obtain authentic muster rolls in Captain Crawford's absence. Need more blank muster rolls.
May 21, 1797 Weakening the Garrison John Francis Hamtramck James Wilkinson Colonel Hamtramck is concerned that his garrison has been seriously weakened by the departure of the 7th Regiment and the Artillery. He is certain that the French and the Spaniards have emissaries among the Indians whose intention is to provoke the Indians against the United States.
September 30, 1789 Powder in Casks, Cords of Wood, Raising Iron and Cannon from the River William Price Henry Knox Following Knox's orders from May, Price has aired and sifted all the powder. There were a number of bad casks: twenty six double and fifty half barrels. The powder has been put into seventy seven single barrels, per the enclosed return. Price has contracted with Isaac Garrison for sixty cords of wood to be delivered to the artillery landing at seventeen shillings per cords, with an additional...
June 14, 1794 Transfer of Supplies Henry Knox Isaac Craig Want of supplies by Lieut. Polhemus prompted order to forward Quartermaster stores to his post. Arms and ammunition also forwarded.
December 15, 1797 Advice Regarding the Mounting of 24 Pound Cannons Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Craig advised Hodgdon that the "24 Pounders" should not be mounted on ship or garrison carriages. Craig requested Hodgdon forward iron trunks for proper mounting of cannons.
September 20, 1798 Military Stores for Garrison Daniel Jackson James McHenry Daniel Jackson informs McHenry that the convicts are being removed from the fortress at Castle Island in preparation for the arrival of US troops. He asks whether he can use the whole of the military stores and ordnance for the defense of the garrison or only a part thereof.
October 25, 1797 Purchase of Wood for Winter Nathan Jones George Fleming Orders to contract a fair price for wood to be delivered to garrison at West Point.
March 20, 1794 New Locations for Garrison Henry Knox George Mathews Orders and locations for garrisons to set up new posts which will serve as first alarm of attacks by Indians for frontier settlements in Georgia.
September 27, 1793 Discusses Accounts between War and Treasury Departments and Garrison Supplies James O'Hara Samuel Hodgdon Explains accounts between the Treasury Department and the War Department. Refers to terms of treaty. Discusses stores for garrisons. Reports activities of troops seeking to change garrisons.