Viewing 1–25 of 39 documents: "Muscongus Patent"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
December 19, 1796 Frigate Patent Pumps [not available] James McHenry Letter, recommends Burke's patent for Frigates.
May 18, 1791 Land Purchase Henry Knox John Wendell 2500 acre land sale discussed.
August 1, 1789 Knox discusses settlement of Waldo Patent Henry Knox Daniel Cony Letter, advises settlers on Waldo Patent.
April 27, 1791 Land Purchase John Wendell Henry Knox Wendell has no idea on quality of his land in the Muscongus Tract. Writes to Knox, who also has land there, to tender the first offer and suggest a price.
February 24, 1794 Knox informs Nazro of patent process Henry Knox John Nazro Letter, advises that there is a new mode of applying for a patent.
June 12, 1793 Placing the Cart Before the Horse? George Washington Alexander Hamilton The President asks for the cabinet's advice respecting an application for a patent which he believes, in this instance, would be premature.
December 1, 1792 Application for Patent of a Steam Engine Oliver Evans Thomas Jefferson Evans applies for a patent for an engine powered by steam which he claims can propel heavy land carriages.
December 19, 1796 Frigate Pumps [not available] Oliver Wolcott, Jr. McHenry informs Wolcott that Captain Barry, Captain Truxton, and Joshua Humphreys think that a patent pump is preferable to chain pumps and asks for an order of six of them.
March 8, 1798 [Receipt for Supplies] Isaac Craig [not available] Stores, receipt for ship supplies sent to Pittsburgh including tar, oakum, half-hour glass, and flags.
February 23, 1798 Patent for Lots in the Town of Waterford Pennsylvania Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Craig strongly recommends obtaining a patent in the name of the President of the United States for lots No. 37 and 38 in the town of Waterford. Since all the lots in that town are subject to forfeiture if certain buildings are not erected prior to August 17th, application must be made to the Pennsylvania legislature that these lots be exempted from that condition of improvement.
March 7, 1796 My Machine for Proving Powder Joseph Leacock Samuel Hodgdon Leacock extols the benefits of proving public powder using his machine. He feels he deserves a contract and a patent for his new device.
May 23, 1797 Request for canvas bolts and anchors for USS Constellation at Baltimore [not available] Henry Jackson Request that naval agent Henry Jackson send American made canvas bolts and small anchors to Samuel and Joseph Sterret, naval agents at Baltimore for the USS Constellation. Expresses desire that all sails for frigates be American made. Will order remainder of kentledge and copper for the pintles of braces, and fire engines for USS Constitution. Hemp will be delivered to replace that destroyed by...
February 25, 1787 Discusses the Waldo Patent and the Kennebec Claim Henry Knox Henry Jackson Discusses federal assistance to Massachusetts during Shays' Rebellion. Details on location of officers and their troops and the interaction of federal troops with Massachusetts troops and interference of Congress in state affairs. Pay and subsistence received for Humphrey's troops. Addressed Kennebec and Plymouth claims.
December 24, 1795 Delivery of Articles to West Point Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is asked to deliver patent padlocks, drum cords, and drum snares to West Point. Mr. Warin will take charge of them to West Point.
June 8, 1793 Opinion on Requests Made by John Cleves Symmes Alexander Hamilton John Symmes Hamilton, Randolph, and Knox direct Judge Symmes to take action relative to the purchase of land discussed in the recent treaty. An academy is to be laid in the center of the patented tract. The boundaries of the tract are to be run as desribed in this letter.
May 12, 1796 Report of a commitee upon the plan of an improvement for a windless, presented by Americanus. Joshua Humphreys [not available] Document, report describes plan of a pull lever or windless.
March 1794 Requests made by John Cleves Symmes [not available] [not available] Report by the Secretary of Treasury, Attorney General and Secretary of War concerning Judge John Cleves Symmes.
February 1, 1792 Power of Attorney Barney Cox Unknown Recipient Barney Cox, sergeant and private in the 5th and 6th Pennsylvania Line, assigns his power of attorney to Samuel Maus.
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...
November 6, 1798 Articles on Hand in the Ordnance & Military Stores Departments Samuel Hodgdon George Washington Hodgdon assures General Washington that his stationery is being forwarded along with the return of the articles on hand in the ordnance and military stores department.
January 3, 1792 Land Warrant Agreement Dinah McEntire George Moore Land warrant agreement of Dinah McEntire, wife of late soldier in the 3rd Pennsylvania regiment.
November 29, 1791 Assignment of Land Warrant John Foster Williams [not available] Assignment of land warrant by John Williams, late a soldier belonging to Col. Butler in the Seventh Regiment of the Pennsylvania Line.
February 20, 1791 Jackson writes to Knox regarding Indians, militia, and appointments Henry Jackson Henry Knox Letter, discusses Indian aggression; mentions pioneers and frontier life; discusses militia establishment; alludes to Revolutionary War; recommends Joseph Williams to appointment; letter contains an addendum that pertains to the appointment of Mr Bruce.
November 10, 1797 Land Purchase Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Letters to Quartermaster General and Dr. Brown received and will be forwarded. Col. Forrest to attend to land purchase for Craig, Craig specified how Forrest should attend to the legal contracts and money for land purchase. Requests clarification type of cannon carriage wanted.
January 2, 1792 Land Warrant Assignment William Wade George Moore Assignment pertaining to a land warrant right, of William Wade, late a soldier in Capt. Ceyles' company in the 2nd Pennsylvania regiment.