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March 20, 1784 Mill stones for General Lincoln's mill Benjamin Lincoln Samuel Hodgdon Discusses issues regarding the provision of mill stones for a mill that Lincoln is apparently constructing.
September 21, 1784 Transport of Mill Stones Samuel Hodgdon Benjamin Lincoln Samuel Hodgdon sends to Benjamin Lincoln a letter informing him of the shipment of mill stones. Hodgdon has not sent forward flour, save the two barrels of superfine flour. He will be in Boston in ten days to explain matters more fully.
May 27, 1784 Delay in Transport of Miller and Iron Samuel Hodgdon Benjamin Lincoln Whitehead to be employed as miller under Lincoln. Cited dispute with man selling iron, therefore it was not on board the brig contrary to previous letter and Mr. Whitehead could not sail with the vessel either. Doesn't not believe miller and iron will arrive as early as July.
May 21, 1784 Transportation of Miller and Supplies, Mill Stones Made in U.S. Samuel Hodgdon Benjamin Lincoln Notification that Hodgdon sent a man to perform milling operations previously employed by Messrs. Lewis & Jones, he travels under Capt. Lane on the brig bound for Boston. Mill stores with "whole iron apparatus" are being transported with the miller. Contrary to previous letters, milling stones were made and procured in the U.S. instead of England. Mentioned bill for Mr. Ferguson protested and...
January 27, 1784 General Lincoln's Mill Samuel Hodgdon Benjamin Lincoln Cited in Lincoln to Hodgdon, 03/20/1784.The author is asking the recipient if the mill stones he requires must be of the dimensions requested (4 feet 8 or 9 inches) or can they be smaller (4 feet 2 or 3 inches) which would be more easily obtained and at a lower cost.
April 12, 1784 Milling Stones and Settlement of Bills Samuel Hodgdon Benjamin Lincoln Milling stones will be procured per Hodgdon's specifications. Hodgdon will demand an answer from Pettit regarding bills, Pettit assured Hodgdon bills would be paid within 30 days. Common flour will arrive shortly, several vessels will leave for Boston shortly.
May 18, 1784 New Miller and Payment for Advances Made by Lincoln Samuel Hodgdon Benjamin Lincoln Hodgdon abandoned English miller previously obtained to head the milling operation under Lincoln. Requests Lincoln pay for the transport of the letter bearer and the Burr stones. Notification that Hodgdon drew against Lincoln for advances Lincoln made to cover expenses related to the mill.
April 6, 1784 General Lincoln's Mill and Unsettled Matters Samuel Hodgdon Benjamin Lincoln Hodgdon felt dimensions given by B.Lincoln for mill stones were uncommonly large and requested additional instruction before Hodgdon contracted their procurement. Stones can be cut in England or in U.S. for similar prices, Hodgdon advised the English stones were superior. Found a man to run mills, description given. No news regarding bills or matter concerning Col. Hatch. Waiting on answer...
February 26, 1784 A draught, mill stones, and an account. Samuel Hodgdon Benjamin Lincoln Discusses payment of a draught. Information on manufacture or importation of mill stones. Discusses an officer's account.
May 12, 1784 Pettit's Bill and Advances of Money Samuel Hodgdon Benjamin Lincoln Protested bill payable to Col. Pettit, enclosed explanation to Mr. Ferguson carried by J. Lovell by ship to Charleston. Since he hasn't heard any information from "that quarter," Hodgdon must draw on B. Lincoln for advances. Lists items and types of advances. Remarked that the miller's stones were from England and of high quality and are the largest that could be procured.
February 25, 1800 Court Martial of Uriah Stafford Nathan Rice Alexander Hamilton Rice describes the circumstances leading to the Court Martial of Uriah Stafford, a soldier of the 16th Regiment, charged with disobedience of orders and striking an officer. He was found guilty and sentenced to 100 lashes on his bare back. Discussed rations and supplies and entitlement to certain quantities of subsistence. Enclosed extracts from Court Martial hearing.
March 15, 1793 Estimate of Quarter Master Stores wanted for the Year 1793 James O'Hara [not available] Inventory of Quartermaster's tools, livestock, food, ammunition, and various office and repair supplies.
August 6, 1792 Estimate for the supplies wanted for Major Henry Gaither's Command at the southward Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate of supplies wanted for Major Henry Gaither's Command at the Southwards.
December 21, 1792 Worthlessness of Peace Council; Necessity of Keeping Force in Readiness Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne proclaims that the terms of the peace council were so demeaning as to render them worthless. More than ever he proposes a state of readiness that will enable the Legion to move against the Indians at the earliest possible time, pending Congressional and public reaction to the affair at Ft. St. Clair.
August 2, 1794 Fortifications of North Carolina Nicholas Martinan Henry Knox Letter to the Secretary of War regarding the construction of various fortifications off the coast of North Carolina.
December 20, 1796 Advocating the use of Burkes pumps for the frigates Captain Thomas Truxtun James McHenry Barry, Truxton and Humphreys list in detail the performance of the Burkes Patent Pumps they tested. It delivered 154 gallons of water in 35 seconds by 38 strokes of the brakes, and raised the water 12 feet with four hands. It was also able to bring up a quantity of walnut-sized stones as well as a four-pound shot. The pump is likely to be more reliable than the current chain pumps and will be...
January 21, 1784 General Lincoln's Mill and Settling Accounts Samuel Hodgdon Benjamin Lincoln Sam Hodgdon writes to General Lincoln concerning financial matters relating to the establishment of a mill and the settling of outstanding credits due various persons. Mentioned Mr. Carleton's incompetence since Lincoln's departure.
October 20, 1789 Census of Six Nations Giving Numbers and Names of Tribes and Heads of Families at Grand River and on the Ohio Reverend Samuel Kirkland [not available] Census, describes Six Nations population; describes Indian population. The total of the Six Nations population is listed at 3665
February 19, 1785 Return of Military Stores, Certificates, and Cash John Bryant Samuel Hodgdon John Bryant sends to Samuel Hodgdon a letter that encloses a return of military stores, certificates, and cash.
May 11, 1798 Estimate of Quartermaster Supplies for Army of 20,000 Men Samuel Hodgdon [not available] A thorough estimate of the supplies needed for an army of 20,000 men, not counting contingent expenses such as repairs, transportation, etc.
[not available] Estimate of Quartermaster's Stores to be Procured in Kentucky [not available] [not available] Estimate of quarter master's stores to be procured in Kentucky or in the vicinity of the Army.
November 20, 1798 List of Articles to be Delivered to Armoury James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver tools to armoury at Harpers Ferry
June 12, 1799 Findings of Land Survey for Connecticut Fortifications James McHenry Jonathan Trumbull Connecticut is preparing to cede land to the U.S. for the construction of two forts, Trumbull & Griswold. McHenry transmits the findings of a survey of the land in question, by Captain Decius Wadsworth. The report gives a precise qualitative description of the boundaries of each site; McHenry asks that the land cession now be put in motion.
April 30, 1800 Duplicate Returns for Quarter Masters' Stores Department of War in Tennessee Stephen Hillis [not available] Duplicate returns of quartermaster stores issued in the month of March 1800.
February 5, 1784 Payment of a Bill Benjamin Lincoln Samuel Hodgdon The author is asking whether Mr. Petit will or will not pay a bill drawn by Tom Marshall of South Carolina. If he will not pay, the recipient should write to another South Carolinian to determine the disposition of the bill. He also wants to know the whereabouts of the millstones and miller he requested.