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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 16, 1800 Swords, Scabbards, & Belts at Middle Town, Etc. Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams has received a letter from Nathan Starr advising that the swords, scabbards, and belts fabricated by his father are still in his possession at Middle Town.
December 27, 1798 Obtaining Payment for Tents & Poles Samuel Hodgdon Clement Middle Hodgdon expects that Pennsylvania will pay for the tents and poles used by the health office but made chargeable, according to Middle's receipt, to Pennsylvania.
February 21, 1795 Agreement to Peace Talks at Time Appointed by Indian Tribes John Williams [not available] Notification of acceptance to peace talks between several tribes and the United States. Notes on 22nd February the Wayandots, by Chief Middle Sky, signed the Preliminary Articles for peace.
November 1, 1789 Permission to Travel to New York William Price Henry Knox Requests permission from the Secretary at War to go down to New York for a few days in the middle of the month. Also forwards the Returns of Ordnance and Quartermaster Stores for the month of November.
February 14, 1798 Transporting the Clothing to Elizabeth Town Horatio R. Dayton Samuel Hodgdon There is not a pressing necessity for clothing at Elizabeth Town but it will be needed soon. Rather than waiting for the river to open, and since the sleighing is now good, it might not involve much additional expense to send them all the way by land instead of by Trenton.
November 24, 1798 Receiving the Stores at George Town Samuel Hodgdon John Mackey Hodgdon orders Mackey to take the necessary measures to receive the stores at George Town and get them on to the works.
January 24, 1793 Peace with the Cherokees William Blount Henry Knox Despite beligerent acts by the Cherokees, including the capture and release of Captain Handley, Blount believes peace with that Nation is at hand.
February 1, 1797 Regarding Frigate Construction Progress, Various Materials, & Dimensions of Sternpost Colonel James Hackett Josiah Fox Letter, encloses dimensions of sternpost; informs re received trunails; discusses materials for Frigate; discusses shipbuilding material; describes construction progress.
September 13, 1799 Requests Assistance with Prison Guards at Morris Town Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Encloses letter from Major Burrows. The Marine Corps cannot furnish the requested guard for sixty prisoners at Morris Town. Requests that the Harper's Ferry guard be relieved to assist in Morris Town.
December 1800 General Wilkinson's Expenses at Hancock Town [not available] [not available] Expense of General Wilkinson and his traveling suite in Hancock Town.
April 26, 1784 Commissions and commissioners Charles Thomson [not available] Commission approving Benjamin Lincoln and Arthur Lee in the room of Nathanial Greene & Stephen Higgenson (declined). Commissioners to negotiate a Treaty with the Indians in the Northern and Middle Departments.
November 16, 1792 Winter Quarters, Artificers, Log Town, and Cleaning of Shot Isaac Craig Henry Knox Mentions preparations for winter quarters at Log Town; furnished with necessary implements and material for building; party of artificers followed. Mr. Campbell had a man cleaning the shot that was sent to the fort.
August 23, 1799 Request for Issue of Musician's Clothing to Downing Town James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of musician's clothing to Downing Town.
March 10, 1799 Directions for Artillerists from Fort Jay to New Town Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Outlines directions for artillerist company at Fort Jay to meet Lieut. Boots's company at Brunswick and go to New Town, Bucks County.
April 9, 1794 Pay for Ensign Bissell's Recruits Joseph Howell John Chester The Treasurer will remit $90.50 to be paid to Ensign Daniel Bissell at Middletown for pay due his recruits for January and February, 1794.
May 7, 1799 Recruiting Efforts for Captain Brothers and Captain Beatty James McHenry Carvel Hall Speaks of recruiting efforts for Captain Brothers in Hagers Town and Captain Beatty at Frederick Town.
March 16, 1799 Marching Orders to New Town Alexander Hamilton Adam Hoops Hamilton describes the route by which Hoops is to march his troops to New Town where he will be joined by Lieutenant Boote and a party of infantry and where he will recieve further orders from either the Secretary of War of General McPherson.
March 16, 1799 Captain McKnight is Out of Town William Burrows Samuel Hodgdon "I shall attend to the contents of your letter, Captain McKnight is at present out of town."
July 21, 1798 Kentledge and Shot for Elizabeth Town John Jacob Faesch Samuel Hodgdon The kentledge that remained at Mount Hope has been sent to Melancton Smith at Elizabeth Town. The 29 pieces rejected by Smith and produced at Faesch's forges at Mount Hope have been replaced and sent forward. Faesch will be happy to have the business on account of the shot at Elizabeth Town determined in a timely manner to avoid the threatened suit.
May 3, 1792 Supply of Rations Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Secretary Knox writes that he depends on the recipient entirely for a supply of rations at the following posts, and also for articles in the Quarter Master's line, for medical assistance, and for means of transportation. The posts include Alexandria, Winchester, and Shepherds Town in Virginia; Baltimore, Fredericks Town, Hagers Town, and Cumberland in Maryland; and Chester, York, Carlise, and...
January 12, 1798 Construction of Shipboard Gun Deck Joshua Humphreys [not available] Letter, describes construction of gundeck.
September 13, 1799 Protection of the Prisoners at Norris Town James McHenry Alexander Hamilton "I herewith transmit you a copy of a letter from the Secretary of the Navy of this date requesting that the Marine Guard at Norris Town may be relieved by a competent number of infantry of the Army. You will be pleased to take such order thereon as to you may appear proper."
March 27, 1800 Fracas at Elizabeth Town Alexander Hamilton William S. Smith Hamilton has investigated the disturbance at Elizabeth Town and has ascertained that the conduct of the two involved officers was misrepresented. They in fact behaved in a prudent and gentlemanly manner. Advised Smith contact the editor of the local papers and clarify their account.
May 9, 1794 Town at Presqu' Isle Alexander James Dallas Henry Knox Encloses copies of letters which have been received from General Wilkins and Captain Denny relative to the arrangements being made for laying out a town at Presqu' Isle in Pennsylvania, and the possible opposition which the Indians may give to the accomplishment of that object.
July 22, 1799 Request for Contract to Supply Recruits James McHenry John Stockton Supply of troops to be stationed at Lewis town, Delaware.