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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 17, 1799 No Available Document Francis Mentges James McHenry No image available.
January 19, 1798 Two Tents and a Rifle for the Indian Chiefs James McHenry John Harris "Pleased to deliver [to] Colonel Mentges for the Indian chiefs in this city two common tents [and] one rifle complete."
October 5, 1794 Loss of Faithful Clerks, Etc. James Mentges Samuel Hodgdon Mentges laments the loss of Hodgdon's clerks to the yellow fever but is grateful that Hodgdon's family remains in good health. He asks that more blankets be forwarded along with camp kettles, knapsacks, and canteens to meet the quota for the troops.
December 6, 1793 Money sent to Head Quarters Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Received money of Colonel Mentges and sent packet to Head Quarters, Captain Crawford in charge. Expresses thanks for the wine; further supply of nails wanted. Asks for account of monies remitted on account of present Quarter Master General.
January 4, 1798 Regarding Marines and Seamen; manner of muster; rations [not available] Captain John Barry Mentions Marine and Sailor muster rolls. Until such time as permanent regulations for government of the Marines and Seamen are contemplated by the President of United States, house the Marines and Seamen monthly while in port. Discusses method of muster. Colonel Mentges will muster the Marines; someone with experience muster the seamen. Mentions contract to supply rations conformably to Act of...
October 22, 1794 Clothing Delivery Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Transport of military clothes to delivery point along route to Pittsburgh; mentions recruiting service. Deliver to Col Mentges.
August 28, 1799 Citation of Document by Printed Work Francis Mentges James McHenry Enclosed in McHenry to Hamilton, 09/03/1799.
November 30, 1793 Reported Victory; Death of Troops Henry Knox Isaac Craig Wishes the report of Major General Wayne's victory were true, but likely same report, also untrue, which surfaced ten days ago. Lieutenant Lowrey and ten privates killed. Instructs Craig not to delay in having Captain Crawford descend the Ohio River with the charge to be delivered him by Colonel Mentges. Encloses packet for General Wayne.
October 5, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Simmons informs Hodgdon of funds disbursed to Francis Mentges for use on the fortifications of Mud Island in the Delaware River.
May 17, 1799 RE Individual Officers and Soldiers James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Routine correspondence concerning the appointment, transfer, promotion, discharge, desertion, leave, and assignment of individual officers and soldiers.
February 26, 1798 Request for Issue of Bedclothes for Use by Native American Visitors James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of mattresses and pillows for use by Indian envoys.
July 12, 1794 Outfitting Charles Evans, Former Captive John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is asked to provide Charles Evans, a soldier lately returned from captivity, with the necessary clothing to make him feel decent and comfortable and with a horse, saddle, and bridle so that he may go to Pittsburgh with Cols. Mentges and Reynolds.
September 24, 1794 Want of Camp Kettles, Etc. Joseph Bloomfield Henry Knox The troops at Trenton suffer much inconvenience from the want of camp kettles so iron pots have been borrowed for immediate use.
September 27, 1794 Regimental Returns, Etc. Joseph Bloomfield Henry Knox The regimental returns show that there are 504 non-commissioned officers, privates, and officers at Trenton including 178 in the artillery.
September 16, 1794 Deficiency of Tents John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Colonel Mentges has noted a deficiency of horsemen's and common tents for the accomodation of the Jersey detachment so the Secretary of the Treasury orders that an immediate supply be sent forward.
March 9, 1798 Request for Issue of Tools to Fort Mifflin James McHenry John Harris Directs hoes and pickaxes to be issued for use by the Fort Mifflin garrison.
November 7, 1800 Election and Personal Business Thomas Butler Francis Mentges Butler wants the news from Philadelphia so he can ascertain what face Pennsylvania put on respecting the election of electors. Asks for some clothing to be made for his daughters.
October 31, 1794 Suits of Infantry & Artillery Clothing to Pittsburgh John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of War has requested that Hodgdon's agent at Carlisle forward one hundred suits of infantry clothing and the same number of artillerist's clothing to Lieutenant Colonel Butler at Pittsburgh.
July 12, 1794 Funds for the Troops at the Upper Posts of the Ohio Joseph Howell Isaac Craig Francis Mentges is directed to deliver to Craig $1120 for two month's pay and forage of the troops at the upper posts on the Ohio and $33 for one month's subsistence for the officers
September 3, 1799 RE Army Supplies, Quarters, and Pay James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Routine instructions and correspondence concerning Army supplies, quarters, and pay.
1798 Men of the War Department Office C. W. Pettit [not available] List of the men of the War Department Office in Philadelphia with their positions
December 6, 1793 Instructions for mustering and paying troops Isaac Craig Joseph Howell Will follow instructions respecting mustering and paying troops. Encloses Lieutenant Tinley's receipt for $447.
October 17, 1796 Back Pay and Bounty Staats Morris William Simmons Enclosed is a statement of the back pay and bounty due to some of the men in Captain Morris's company.
February 17, 1800 Request for Issue of Clothing & Blankets James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of clothing & blankets for use by John Vincent, a Huron Indian.
November 28, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James McHenry Simmons issues a statement reflecting funds received by the Secretary at War for utilization in the Indian Department (to purchase presents).