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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
August 31, 1798 Letter to the Superintendent of Military Stores Peter Hagner Samuel Hodgdon Requested enclosed letter to be forwarded to Connostogoe waggon on Market Street. Early delivery at the convenience of Hodgdon's messenger.
January 12, 1792 Powder & Ball John Stagg William Knox Knox should provide every assistance to Mr. Manning in having the powder and ball sent to the river.
August 31, 1798 Repairs in the Building at Carlisle, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon discusses a number of matters with the Secretary of War including needed repairs in the building at Carlisle which should be addressed soon so that the necessary materials may be obtained.
October 4, 1787 Letter to the Commissioner of Commissary Stores Major General Richard Butler Samuel Hodgdon Letter from General Richard Butler to Samuel Hodgdon, the Commissioner of Commissary Stores. Mentions the problem of sending and receiving letters in a timely fashion.
December 6, 1798 Discussion of Market Prices Richard Stowe James McHenry Addresses concerns of market and costs. Mentions the French Revolution.
July 30, 1793 Orders to Receive PublicHorses and Equipment John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Secretary of War requests that Hodgdon receive from Corporal Gallagher two pulci horse with equipment. Colonel Henley, going to Governor Blount's territory may want of them.
April 29, 1797 Letter to James McHenry Felix D. St. Hilaire James McHenry Mr. St. Hilaire requests 80 dollars from James McHenry for some undetermined business.
May 9, 1797 Letter to James McHenry Felix D. St. Hilaire James McHenry St. Hilaire requests to meet with James McHenry.
May 8, 1797 Letter to James McHenry Felix D. St. Hilaire James McHenry Mr. St. Hilaire discusses the shipment of trunks to James McHenry. St. Hilaire expresses a need to be discreet.
December 17, 1795 Request for Wages Due Workmen Thomas Holt William Simmons Requests that pay be sent for the workmen since they buy their own provisions and it is "market season"
October 8, 1800 Estimate of Salaries and Rents in the Ordinance Department [not available] [not available] Estimate of salaries and rents in Philadelphia for Department of Ordnance for the year 1801. Copy of this document was forwarded to the War Office, City of Washington on 8 Oct 1800.
May 24, 1794 [No. 184] Accounts and Money Delivered Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Matters of money required and money allocated by Quartermaster General.
December 29, 1799 [Funeral Procession.] Ebenezer Stevens [not available] Rules governing the funeral procession of George Washington.
February 21, 1792 The Cannon John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon William Knox will receive the cannon.
June 15, 1798 Hodgdon informs Major Cushing that his trunk and goods have arrived Samuel Hodgdon Thomas H. Cushing Hodgdon informs Major Cushing that his trunk and goods have arrived on a wagon. Note from Cushing indicates he received items.
June 7, 1797 Felix D. St. Hilaire letter to Secretary at War Felix D. St. Hilaire James McHenry This is a cryptic message between St. Hilaire and McHenry that likely pertains to a covert shipment of arms and ammunition. St. Hilaire informs McHenry that legal prohibitions on the exportation of arms and ammunition are not troubling their business. St. Hilaire also asks McHenry not to put his name on the check sent for payment. St. Hilaire states that he has received information of dire...
June 2, 1795 Boxes to John Hay Jacob Sorber Samuel Hodgdon Sorber has sent, via stage, boxes of muskets and canteens to be left at Mr. John Hay's address on Third Street.
April 5, 1799 My Brother is Afflicted with Rheumatism, Etc. Ann Young Samuel Hodgdon Shortly after arriving in Baltimore, Mrs. Young's brother took a front store in the spirit and grocery line though unfortunately, he has been afflicted by rheumatism. Her sister got married to a decent young man and is now in her own house. Baltimore being a friendly large town still falls short of Philadelphia and she misses her many acquaintances in that city.
May 10, 1800 Account Suspended William Simmons William Rogers Accounts for supplies to the garrison at Norfolk received but were suspended due to lack of vouchers. Simmons stated that records of some purchases were probably not kept in which case he requested Rogers swear that the goods in question were purchased at the lowest price on the market.
September 15, 1792 Assignment and Power of Attorney Robert Chambers Frederick Molineux Power of attorney for Robert Chambers - late a soldier in the 5th Pennsylvania Regiment - to Frederick Molineux.
May 4, 1792 Requests Support for Firearms Experiment Joseph G Chambers Henry Knox Letter, discusses rounds of cartridges; asks more guns ordered. Chambers proposes a firearms experiment whereby 60 rounds are fired in 3 minutes time.
September 30, 1793 House & Stores on Water Street John Steinmetz Samuel Hodgdon Since the lease that Hodgdon currently holds on Steinmetz's house and stores on Water Street will expire at the end of the year, he wants Hodgdon to know that the current rent of 250 pounds per annum will continue if he chooses to maintain possession. Payments will be made on a quarterly basis and Hodgdon should know that the rent is not higher than that on other property of equal value.
April 14, 1797 Request for Supplies Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Vouchers for Le Boeuf enclosed. Notification that powder and lead held by Col. McClary was sold and stolen. The remainder will be sold to the Secretary of War only. Requests hoisting tackles and lignum vitae sheeves.
January 30, 1800 Certification of payment; Private Daniel Davis in Captain Street’s Company, Colonel Carlisle’s Regiment of Maryland Militia employed on the Western Expedition in 1794 William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $18.09 pay to Private Daniel Davis in Captain Street’s Company, Colonel Carlisle’s Regiment of Maryland Militia employed on the Western Expedition in 1794
January 6, 1794 Biddle makes recommendation to Knox Clement Biddle Henry Knox Letter, advises on civil appointment