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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 24, 1800 Receiving Stores Not Purchased for the Navy Robert Gill Samuel Hodgdon Gill declares that he has been authorized only to receive stores intended for the Navy Department. However, when it has been represented to him that some articles suitable for the Navy Department have been sent to the Military Store he agreed to accept them. But he has no intention of accepting articles purchased expressly for the Military Store and not in use by the Navy.
July 14, 1798 Marine Articles Purchased for the Navy Samuel Hodgdon John Harris The Secretary of Navy has ordered his storekeeper to take charge of all articles purchased for the use of the Navy so Harris is ordered to send such articles to the Navy store.
June 6, 1801 Casks of Saltpeter Received by Lane and Decatur from the Military Store [not available] [not available] Casks of Salt Peter received by Lane and Decatur from the military store on order from Acting Secretary of War in favor of Navy Department.
August 13, 1798 Request to deliver worst of the old muskets to the Secretary of Navy James McHenry John Harris The Secretary at War authorizes the transfer of 700 of "the worst of the old muskets now in store" to the Navy, to be valued by Mr. Nicholson and charged to Tench Francis, purveyor. On the same document is a note from Benjamin Stoddert Secretary of Navy expressing irritation as to why there is difficulty on delivering the guns to Tench Francis Purveyor.
April 30, 1800 Powder and Nitre in Store Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Statement of quantity of powder and nitre in store, from the Intendant's Office to the Secretary at War
June 18, 1798 Checks for the Use of the Navy James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver to Purveyor Tench Francis all the checks now in the store, to be paid for by him at just valuation, for the use of the Navy.
August 1, 1796 Recommendation for a Building in Which to Store Government Military Stores Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon recommends building a store for nitre alongside an existing store in Campington rather than continuing to store it in the magazine which belongs to Messrs. Wheelen & Miller.
November 23, 1798 Delivery of Knapsacks James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver knapsacks for use by Navy.
June 9, 1798 Articles for the Ship "Constellation" Samuel Hodgdon Captain Thomas Truxtun Hodgdon informs Capt. Truxton that the sloop "May Flower" will deliver the articles from the public store that he needs for his ship the "Constellation" to proceed to sea.
June 9, 1798 Accounting Errors and Plans for Store Edward Price Secretary of War Notification of errors in previously submitted accounts, details of location for new store house.
March 19, 1799 Requests Immediate Move of Smith's Store, Return of Key Samuel Hodgdon William Nichols Requests information bout Smith's store, where Cassias stores were deposited, and asked for the return of the key. Smith considers the store on rent to the U.S. Considers rent until the sale of the ship. Requests move of business immediately.
May 22, 1800 Requests Order for Knapsacks for Marines Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Requests exact number of knapsacks needed for the Marines, with an order sent to Captain Gill, Navy storekeeper.
June 28, 1798 Check to be delivered to Tench Francis for use of frigates [not available] John Harris McHenry and Hodgdon request that John Harris deliver all the checks in store to Tench Francis for the use of the Navy for construction of frigates.
September 13, 1798 Requests Articles for Cutters to Go to Sea Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Mr. Humphreys reports that 2 cutters are not ready to go to sea for want of supplies. Requests order for needed articles.
January 14, 1799 Requests Workmen to Repair, Clean Muskets in Store Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Reports number of French muskets in store that need cleaning and repair. These muskets could then be used instead of contracting for new muskets. Seeks permission for workmen to clean and repair. Recommends building a store suitable to supply the requested seasoned muskets.
March 23, 1799 Report of Stationary in Store and for Purchase Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Reports return of stationary received from David Henley. The articles marked are in the store, and the others must be purchased, requiring an order.
March 26, 1794 Store Available for rent at Lamberton Abraham Hunt Samuel Hodgdon Hunt has applied to Moore Furman about the store he has available at Lamberton. He replied with the enclosed letter in which the size of the store [24' x 32'] is stated. The rent should be reasonable so Hunt wants to know if Hodgdon is interested.
March 1, 1799 Reports Loss of Key to Mr. Smith's Store; Injury and Ruin of Stores Samuel Hodgdon William Nichols The key to Mr. Smith's store has not been returned. This will cost the US. Requests return of key. Smith is not entitled to the rent already received. He has removed stores for his own accommodation. Many articles injured; some ruined.
April 30, 1798 Act to Establish Department of the Navy Congress of the United States [not available] Official act that created Department of the Navy, commanded by the President of the United States.
April 18, 1800 Joseph Miller is Not to be Regarded a Purveyor or Agent to a Purveyor Joseph Miller William Simmons Conversation with Secretary of War confirms opinion stated to Simmons; that Miller not to be considered a purveyor or agent to a purveyor. Discusses Secretary of Navy, who made purchases by agent when Mr. Francis was well.
March 31, 1794 Grain at Furman's Store Abraham Hunt Samuel Hodgdon At the present [Moore] Furman's store has grain in it but it should be ready for public use by Monday.
August 24, 1798 Query into the delivery of guns from Department of War to Department of Navy Benjamin Stoddert John Harris The Secretary of the Navy asks Mr. Harris the following question: "why is there any difficulty about delivering the guns" to the Purveyor, Mr. Francis?
May 22, 1800 Request to deliver knapsacks to Navy Department James McHenry [not available] McHenry requests that John Harris deliver 300 knapsacks to the Navy Department for which they will be charged.
August 23, 1799 Outlines Precautions to Transport and Store Supplies Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hopes to maintain every store, but if they must remove something, suggests packing up clothing and perhaps stationary. Every complete set of clothing will be packed up tomorrow and will be on its way to its destination by Monday. Parts of suits should be put into casks for removal. If sent to New Castle, someone should be sent to assist the storekeeper for proper reception. Will require clerks,...
December 26, 1798 Funds Remitted for Purchase of Gunds, Cannons, Arms, and Military Supplies Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Outlines account of 45,586 pounds sterling for the purchase of muskets with bayonets and cannons for land and navy efforts. Contracts have been drawn to manufacture muskets and salt peter. Refers to the transfer of supplies from the Treasury.