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September 8, 1786 Report on Completion of Arms Cleaning Contract William Price Henry Knox Reports the execution of James Manon's contract to clean arms at West Point, with the particulars and prices involved.
February 28, 1786 Cleaning of Arms at West Point William Price Henry Knox Letter book transcription of a certificate given to James Manon for cleaning 500 stands of arms at West Point
March 10, 1786 Regarding the Cleaning of Arms at West Point William Price Henry Knox Letter book copy of a certificate given to James Manon for cleaning 500 stands of arms at West Point
August 27, 1787 Contracts for Cleaning & Repairing Arms, Provisions & Firewood William Price Henry Knox Discusses the execution of James Manon's contract to repair and clean 1000 stand of arms, and his partial payment in weapons. Advises Knox on what actions should be taken if further weapons are to be cleaned & repaired, and notes Manon's eagerness to do so, and at what price. Explains various materials needed for cleaning and repairing weapons. Refers to a contract for provisions, and a...
June 1, 1786 Discussion of Arms & Provisions Contracts for West Point William Price Henry Knox Reports employing Mr. Manon once again for work on the arms of West Point, this time sorting them; discusses contract for provisions for the post.
May 4, 1787 Forwarding of Ordnance and Stores Returns William Price Henry Knox Forwards various ordnance and stores records, along with an account of stores sold to James Manon.
May 22, 1786 Discussion of Payment for Arms Cleaning Contractors William Price Henry Knox Discusses payment of men contracted to clean arms at West Point for services rendered.
April 28, 1786 Certificate for Cleaning Arms William Price Henry Knox Price's transcription of a certificate issued for cleaning 500 stand of arms in store at West Point
March 31, 1786 Certificate for Cleaning Arms William Price Henry Knox Price's transcription of a certificate issued for cleaning 500 stand of arms in store at West Point
March 31, 1786 Discussion of Ordnance & Stores Returns, Desertions, & Arms Cleaning Contract at West Point William Price Henry Knox Reports sending returns ordnance and stores for March; a certificate for cleaning arms was issued; and the desertion of two more recruits
February 28, 1786 Report from West Point on Arms Cleaning & Request for Relief Officer William Price Henry Knox Reports sending returns of ordnance and stores; reports completion of cleaning of 500 stands of arms; request an officer be sent to West Point to take charge of the garrison
June 4, 1788 Enclosed Returns and Receipts, Order in Favor of James Morrow, Account of Captain Molly William Price Henry Knox Encloses returns of ordnance and quartermasters stores. Also sends duplicate receipts for the $146 for the transportation of men and stores from New York to Pennsylvania. Price has drawn an order on Knox in favor of James Morrow for $65. Also included is an account for the maintenance of Captain Molly for forty-eight weeks, to be presented by Mrs. Randal who is currently taking care of her.
January 31, 1786 Contract for Cleaning Arms William Price Henry Knox Reports a contract made to clean 500 stands of arms at West Point
April 2, 1787 Details of New Arms Cleaning Contract William Price Henry Knox Discusses new contract struck with James Morrow for the cleaning of 1000 stand of arms.
December 29, 1786 Arrangement for Arms Cleaning William Price Henry Knox Discusses payment of Mr. Morrow for prior services, who wishes to be paid partially in old arms out of the government stores, and also a future contract for the same person to clean weapons -- specifically 480 French carbines that need such service.
May 12, 1786 Report from West Point on Quartermaster Affairs, Garrison Affairs, Equipment Upkeep, & Artificers' Work William Price Henry Knox Report on Quartermaster affairs and business at the West Point Army garrison; discusses repair of muskets; hiring of a carpenter; manufacture of nails; oiling of arms; reports forwarding inventories of ordnance and military stores; list of equipment forwarded.
February 3, 1790 Regarding Camp Kettles and Other Supplies William Price Henry Knox Informs the Secretary at War that he has tried the tin intended to make camp kettles and that he has contracted with Mr. Morrow to make 40 of them. Tells Knox that if he believes that more than 40 camp kettles are required, this can be done. Also mentions that he has straw and bowls for the troops. Finally he forwards the Returns of Ordnance and Quartermaster Stores for the month of January.
January 31, 1786 Report from West Point William Price Henry Knox Report on the cleaning of 500 stands of arms at West Point. Request guidance on how far the civil authority can extend over the military in the case of constable seeking to arrest a soldier in the West Point garrison for debt. Reports on the difficulty of finding anyone to board Captain Molly (Margaret Corbin). Reports a deserter and the arrival of recruits.
January 22, 1797 Approves Nomination of Uncle James James Winchester James McHenry Approves of presidential decision to nominate his uncle James.
August 29, 1798 Articles of agreement regarding supplies between James McHenry and James O'Hara [not available] [not available] Articles of agreement for the provision of supplies between Secretary of War James McHenry and James O'Hara.
October 2, 1797 Receipt of James Frazer Caleb Swan James McHenry This letter documents that, by the authority of the Secretary of War, $1000 has been drawn for James Frazer for the pay of the Army through September 1797.
August 26, 1799 Requests Payment for James Miller to Pay Army David Henley James McHenry Requests payment for James Miller to pay the army from April to June 1799.
July 7, 1795 Pay of James Harrington, soldier in Captain James Taylor's Troop of Dragoons William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $18.45 is due James Harrington, late a soldier in Captain James Taylor's Troop of Dragoons, being his pay from January 1st to May 19th 1795.
October 9, 1799 Requests Payment for James & William Park to Pay Army under Lieutenant Colonel Butler James McHenry David Henley Payment to James and William Park, an appropriation of Quarter Master Department in purchasing forage for cavalry in Tennessee.
July 25, 1798 Recommendation of James Blain James O'Hara James McHenry O'Hara recommends James Blain of Carlisle for a Majority [appointment as a Major] in one of the regiments to be raised in the present military establishment. Blain is a man of strict honor and unblemished character.