Viewing 1–25 of 174 documents: "Messrs Turnbull, Marmie & Co"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 7, 1792 Request to Contract with Turnbull and Marmie Henry Knox Isaac Craig Remarks on high quality iron used by Turnbull and Marnie, requests contract with them.
September 25, 1791 Possession of Stores Henry Knox Isaac Craig Messrs. Turnbull and Marnie informed Knox of their legal right to possession of all public stores in Pittsburgh. Knox ordered stores be given over to them upon receipt of proper proof.
June 1, 1792 Prove Shot Henry Knox Isaac Craig Orders to prove shot to be delivered by Turnbull and Marnie. Clothing to be forwarded after recruits are clothed.
June 22, 1792 Money Received, Supplies Isaac Craig Henry Knox Money received from William Knox, supplies from Turnbull and Marnie received as well.
June 29, 1792 Prove Shot Henry Knox Isaac Craig Expressed disappointment in poor shot, advised proving shot before order is cast. Request receipts from order.
June 28, 1792 Settlement of Accounts Isaac Craig Henry Knox Preparing abstract to settle accounts, will work with Hodgdon to satisfy all debt.
April 21, 1792 Proving Powder, Questions on Casting Arms Henry Knox Isaac Craig Recommends proving each cask of powder as it arrives. Asks about Turnbull and Marnie casting a few tons of shot.
October 13, 1791 Ownership of Property Henry Knox Isaac Craig Referred to previous order to turn over stores and magazine to Turnbull and Marnie. Authorized building or demolition if there were no additional claims to property.
August 4, 1791 Additional Necessary Supplies & Inadequacy of Furnace; Order for Advance down the Ohio Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Informs Hodgdon that the bills he had drawn will be paid. Expresses dismay at a reported need for additional supplies, particularly for shells, which cannot be obtained; casts aspersion on Turnbull & Marmie's Furnace, which has proved inadequate. Strongly suggests that the force now assembling at Pittsburgh descend the Ohio as soon as possible.
October 6, 1791 Movement of Troops, Possession of Stores Isaac Craig Henry Knox Updates and request for information in troops movement. Messrs. Turnbull and Marmie selling off stores, very ill natured about property rights.
June 9, 1792 Request for Money Isaac Craig Henry Knox Quartermaster General will not settle some debts, Craig applied for money to discharge debts for boats, workmen, and supplies. Success of recruiting discussed.
May 25, 1792 Updates on Supplies Isaac Craig Henry Knox List of supplies forwarded under the care of the Quartermaster General. Major Smith in pursuit of Indians that crossed Allegheny River. Turnbull and Marnie notified Craig that shot is ready, it must be inspected and paid for at furnace.
February 3, 1792 Cost of Supplies, Updates on Current Stores Isaac Craig Henry Knox Cass finally arrived, now making arrangements to send reinforcements to Fort Franklin. Cost estimates by Turnbull and Marnie to be sent to Knox by this post. Enclosed list of stores, noted shortage of arms. Hired old artillerist to assist in the laboratory making various items.
October 27, 1791 Forwarded Dispatches and Ammunition Isaac Craig Henry Knox Dispatches, powder, shells, and lead to be forwarded with Lieut. Heartshon. Noted new buildings to house magazine and stores erected at expense of United States, and since both were to be surrendered to Turnbull and Marnie, Craig advised disassembling the buildings and selling the materials.
April 22, 1792 Iron and Supplies Isaac Craig Henry Knox Turnbull and Marnie have inferior iron. Superior iron in Carlisle. Agues iron to be delivered to Pittsburgh. Items to be cast, and price listed. Repairs and pay discussed.
May 18, 1792 Sheet Iron Not Arrived, Causing Delays in Production Isaac Craig Henry Knox Craig believed waggoners stopped over at their homes to plant corn while transporting cannons and sheet iron. Delay in transport has caused delay in production of camp kettles and other goods. Capt. Hughes and troops occupy barracks at new fort.
March 24, 1791 Supplies and Politics at Fort Pitt Henry Knox Isaac Craig Supplies to Fort Pitt, St. Clair to arrive shortly as chief command on frontier. Murder of friendly Indians at Beaver Creek should receive rigid inquiry.
January 6, 1792 Defense Henry Knox Isaac Craig Knox believed Cornplanters fears were justified, request for militia to defend Fort Franklin. List of ammunition forwarded by the governor. Discussed defense of frontier.
April 12, 1793 Receipt of Account of Stores; Payment of Turnbull and Marmies Henry Knox Isaac Craig Acknowledges receipt of account of stores. Has written to O'Hara to pay Turnbull and Marmies' account.
April 20, 1793 Department Supplies, Accounts, and Vouchers James O'Hara Henry Knox Refers to supplies necessary for his department. Expresses concern about method. Discusses accounts and vouchers. Anxiously awaiting news.
May 12, 1791 Possession of Fort Isaac Craig Henry Knox Inquires about representation at Supreme Court to be held at Fort Pitt. Discussed possession of Fort being given by Sheriff to Messr. Turnbul and Mannie.
April 12, 1793 Regarding the supplying of monies Henry Knox James O'Hara Secretary Knox informs O'Hara that he will receive monies deemed sufficient. Further supply from time to time. Mentions Deputy John Belli, who is at the War Department presenting accounts for settlement. Settle accounts before descending Ohio River. O'Hara is Quartermaster General.
September 26, 1786 Enclosed clothing contract [not available] Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed copy of a contract for articles of clothing, delivered to Commissioner of Commissary Stores.
June 15, 1788 Describes Activity Surrounding Fort Harmar, French Creek, Preparations for Indian Treaty Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Describes journey to French Creek and Captain Heart's work on his garrison and with the Seneca and Munsee. Describes geography. Discusses efforts to prepare for treaty. Refers to provisions and supplies and transportation by public expense. Reports numbers of boats and emigrants to pass through. Discusses land reserved by Congress and the lower land. Mentions dismantling of Fort McIntosh....
May 19, 1791 Supplies for Major Clark Henry Knox Isaac Craig Maj. Clark furnished with clothing, tents, accoutrements, and ammunition for his recruits. Knox applied to Governor Mifflin for allocation of ammunition.