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January 19, 1795 Large Amount of Shot and Iron Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon Pickering discusses a large quantity of shot and iron.
March 21, 1798 Large Box Containing Soldiers' Clothing, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Letter, discusses storing Army uniforms.
August 26, 1794 A Need for Large Paper Samuel Lewis Samuel Hodgdon Lewis requests that his son be given some large paper like the kind that Capt. Hill used for the purpose of drawing plans of cannon. Major [John] Stagg requests a set of drawings for Tench Cox.
November 14, 1799 Procuring a Large Iron Press of Suitable Construction David Ames Samuel Hodgdon Ames observes that a large iron press of suitable construction would be useful in punching locks and mounting and patterns might be cut with less trouble. Since it is very difficult to obtain good castings, Hodgdon is asked to procure one made after the pattern of Mr. MacCarmoth in Philadelphia. If it is constructed for strength and usefullness it can be sent it to New York or New Haven as soon...
December 11, 1797 Large Jack Screws for Captain Barry James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver a pair of large jack screws to Captain John Barry of the frigate "United States."
January 19, 1795 Dangers of Forwarding Large Quantities of Money Alexander Hamilton Timothy Pickering Sum requested for the Jersey militia greatly exceeds amount thought necessary by Hamilton. Lists dangers associated with large sums advanced without adequate information.
May 10, 1787 Surprised over large account Stephen Bayard John Pierce Bayard is surprised that there is a large account against him. In order to have it speedily settled and closed has put under cover to Pierce an answer to the matter, with such information that will enable Howell to fully settle matter.
November 21, 1796 Loss of Steel & Large Files, Etc. Thomas Holt Samuel Hodgdon The articles forwarded in response to Holt's last requisition have arrived except for 24 pounds of steel and fifteen large files. The steel must have been lost during the passage from Philadelphia to Manchester because the quantity delivered corresponded to the receipt the wagoner gave in Manchester. Enclosed is a letter from Adam Bowser on the stoppage of pay during the time of sickness.
May 17, 1798 Iron Grape for the "Ganges" Are Too Large James McHenry John Harris It appears that the iron grape delivered to Mr. Francis for the "Ganges" are too large. Therefore, Harris is asked to deliver to Francis an equal quantity in weight of four ounce grape upon his returning to the store those already delivered.
March 31, 1800 Difficulty of Procuring Silver for Large Notes, Etc. Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon $1000 in post notes on account of the Armory has been received which closes the amount of the estimate of expenditures for February. The mode of remitting a proportion of large and small bills is accomodating to Williams because of the difficulty of procuring silver for notes larger than one hundred dollars. The cutlasses are suitable for ships of war but they are destitute of scabbards.
December 11, 1797 Large Jack Screws for the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris "Be pleased to deliver to Captain John Barry for the Frigate United States a pair of large jack screws."
January 27, 1796 Cease the Reduction of Copper Bolts Timothy Pickering Henry Jackson Pickering directs a halt in reducing copper bolts because this practice may result in spoiling the temper of the bolts.
December 8, 1794 Supply of large anchors Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue states that contracts for the large anchors cannot be made in the United States upon terms more favorable than 13 cents, whereas an importation of them from England can be made at 10 cents.
1799 Large Districts Pennsylvania Unknown Author [not available] Discusses the large recruiting districts of the State of Pennsylvania.
December 18, 1798 Recommend Me to be the Agent Ebenezer Stevens Alexander Hamilton Stevens insists that he be appointed the agent for laying out the money appropriated by the State of New York for its defense. He has a large a large family to provide for and if he not given this appointment with appropriate compensation he must quit.
April 29, 1793 Large Army of Creeks Coming Against This Nation Piamingo General Robertson Piamingo alerts General Robertson that his Chickasaws will soon be attacked by a Creek army. He hopes that the general will recall past promises of assistance to his nation in dire circumstances such as these.
June 11, 1800 Cooperation from the Bank of Boston Alexander Hamilton Arnold Welles Hamilton informs Welles, the President of the Boston branch of the Bank of the US, that he has on hand a number of large bills which it is necessary to have exchanged in Boston quickly so that the troops can be paid prior to disbandment.
September 30, 1793 Inflict Due Punishment on Them Daniel Smith John Sevier "In answer of yours of the 27th instant, which I acknowledge to have received, I hold it would be proper to follow the trail of that large party of Indians who massacred Caveat's family on the 25th instant; and, if possible, inflict due punishment on them. The country is to be defended in the best manner we can, comporting with my general instructions to you of the 17th instant."
August 10, 1796 Direction on the proper use and sizes of bolts for frigate construction [not available] George Claghorn Appears to be guidance on the appropriate sizes of bolts for frigate building. If no copper bolts of the proper size can be found, they may be made from the cuttings of the large bolts.
1797 On the nation's resistance to a large military establishment James McHenry [not available] Requests the attention of the President and Congress to be directed to - what he considers - much-needed improvements in the military. Notes that this is difficult due to the country's resistance to maintaining a large military establishment. Insists that the military needs more organization and discipline, and scolds those who are opposed to an enlarged military. Compares it to a shepherd...
October 19, 1792 Articles Needed James O'Hara Samuel Hodgdon O'Hara asks that the following articles be purchased for the Quartermaster's Department: 40 dozen horse brushes; 40 dozen readying combs; 5 reams of large letter paper; one large beam for scales.
June 28, 1792 Smith asks Knox for a larger salary James Smith Henry Knox Letter, asks for raise in pay because he has a large family. Asks to be placed on an equal scale of pay with the rest of the young gentlemen under Knox's direction.
March 18, 1799 Enough Force to Awe the Disaffected Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton warns against the deployment of an inadequate force. Sufficient strength must be displayed to inspire respect and to awe the disaffected. Thus will be avoided the magnification of a riot into an insurrection.
November 8, 1798 Method for Water Batteries or Coastways Ebenezer Stevens Alexander Hamilton Stevens tested solidity of Batteries and found the Works are much stronger by the embrasures, proud of fortifications. Requests just payment for serving as Superintendent Agent for City of New York. Mentioned large quantity of high quality gun powder in New York City and advised the gov't to purchase a large quantity if funding allows.
July 29, 1800 Accounting & Payment for Tent Contractor Moyes and Tatem [not available] [not available] Lists tents received from Moyes & Tatem, priced by line item. John Harris confirms receipt of the same, Samuel Hodgdon directs that Moyes & Tatem be paid, and the pair acknowledges receipt of their payment.