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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 24, 1794 Due Bills Thomas Moon Samuel Hodgdon One due bill has been sent by the bearer, Samuel Quigley, and Moon expects to be in Philadelphia with the other bill soon.
June 19, 1794 Delivery of Silver Indian Ornaments Henry Knox Jonathan Burrall Letter, orders the delivery of silver Indian ornaments to Nicholas Hoffman and Co.
July 21, 1794 Silver for the Chickasaws Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Request for Tench Francis to provide silver arm bands, broaches, nose jewels, and ear bobs of varying sizes for the Chickasaw Indians.
October 11, 1800 Annuities for Indians of Indiana Territory John Wilkins, Jr. Israel Whelen Informs Whelan of plans for annuities to Indians of Indiana Territory, and lists the planned presents.
June 1794 Receipt for federal stores returned by Israel Chapin, Jr. [not available] Israel Chapin Jr Isreal Chapin Jr, acting on behalf of his father, returns stores used in trade and diplomacy with the Six Nations
December 9, 1796 Use of Post Notes or Silver for Currency Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Post delivered five packages from Fort Franklin. Believed it best not to intervene with Treasurer issues relative to the money in the hands of Gen. Nevill. Suggested making exchanges of post notes for silver. Coffee and sugar on its way.
June 13, 1792 Receipt for Rifle Shipment General Edward Hand Isaac Craig Notification that the receipt from Thomas Martin and James Silver for transport of the remaining boxes of rifles is enclosed.
May 10, 1794 Obtaining Current Notes Joseph Howell Isaac Craig Notes made out to Caleb Swan, therefore Howell advised that Craig apply to Lieut. Smith for current bank notes to pay troops. Noted transportation of silver.
March 31, 1800 Difficulty of Procuring Silver for Large Notes, Etc. Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon $1000 in post notes on account of the Armory has been received which closes the amount of the estimate of expenditures for February. The mode of remitting a proportion of large and small bills is accomodating to Williams because of the difficulty of procuring silver for notes larger than one hundred dollars. The cutlasses are suitable for ships of war but they are destitute of scabbards.
November 1, 1792 Request for money, forwarding of specie, horse supplies Samuel Hodgdon James O'Hara According to the Commissary of Military Stores, Secretary Hamilton admits only $2500 to be forwarded in specie; the remainder in bank notes. Mentions silver part of remittance and subsequent moiety of notes. Horse supplies will be loaded next week.
June 22, 1792 Units Recently Arrived and Precautions to Protect Settlers Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne reports on the various military units that are now with him at Pittsburgh and the precautions he will be taking to protect the neighboring settlers from Indian attacks.
March 1, 1793 Dr. Carmichael With the Cash Caleb Swan Joseph Howell Dr. Carmichael has arrived at Legionville with the cash. The packages of silver have been packed and repacked and some of them were mixed before Dr. Carmichael took charge of them in Philadelphia (as the doctor says). The saddlebags with the bank notes have also been delivered.
August 24, 1798 Hindrance of the Business of the War Office Samuel Hodgdon General William Irvine Hodgdon tells General Irvine that if he cannot exchange the silver for bank notes, he should keep it until some other arrangement can be made. The poor health of the Secretary of War [McHenry] combined with his concern for his elder son, who is dangerously ill, has hindered the business of the War Office.
May 16, 1794 Delivery of Silver Isaac Craig Henry Knox Lieut. Campbell asked to wait for delivery of silver money, which should arrive in a few days. Cases addressed to Caleb Swan will be forwarded with care.
May 22, 1792 Putnam's Receipt for Indian Goods Rufus Putnam [not available] A receipt signed by General Putnam for the Indian goods he received.
June 11, 1794 Mounted Volunteers in Kentucky Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Letter from Major General Wayne to Secretary of War Henry Knox, concerning the Mounted Volunteers of Kentucky and the delivery and purchase of supplies. Mentions that the people of Kentucky do not want to accept paper money in payment, but demand gold or silver.
October 19, 1792 $50,000 for the Quartermaster's Department James O'Hara Samuel Hodgdon O'Hara requests $50,000 for the Quartermaster's Department. Post notes in his name would be the safest way to transmit same by carriage. There is a need for money in small denominations. Gold regulated would be preferred, along with silver, but if it can't be sent, send a complete set of scales by which O'Hara can have it regulated. Letter paper used by the War Department is also needed.
May 19, 1797 Authorization and Deranged Pay Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed two extracts of letters from Quartermaster General authorizing Craig to proceed with his estimates for May. Requested trunk forwarded to Mr. Heath. Not yet determined if Polhemus should receive deranged pay. Request from Turner for silver Prussian binding.
January 23, 1797 Account of Captain Heth William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $73.90 is due Captain John Heth, being the balance of his account for the expenses of a party of Indians and their interpreter from Detroit to Philadelphia including the loss occasioned by the fire which consumed the Silver Spring Tavern on the night of Nov. 3, 1796.
October 11, 1794 Letter from the Comptroller of the Treasury Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Alexander Hamilton Letter from the Comptroller of the Treasury to Secretary Hamilton, regarding remittances, compensation, and warrants for sums of money. Discusses the choice of large notes of the Bank of the United States, small notes of other banks, or specie (gold and silver) in order to meet these requirements.
October 6, 1789 Account of Goods for treating with the Southern Indians. John Meals [not available] Account of goods for treating with the Indians.
November 19, 1794 Speech of President Washington George Washington Congress of the United States Speech of President George Washington to the 3rd U.S. Congress, 2nd Session. Addresses several topics, including: the Whiskey Rebellion, and hostile Indians in Georgia, the Southwest, and Northwest. On the topic of the national debt, Washington urges that Congress take steps "to prevent that progressive accumulation of debt, which must ultimately endanger all governments." Washington also...
April 24, 1790 Receipts for Epaulets Samuel Hodgdon Joseph Howell Enclosed are receipts from Lt. Beatty and Lt. Doyle, each for two silver epaulets though, by mistake, Doyle signed the duplicate instead of the original.
November 13, 1795 Craig discusses military stores and shipment with Hodgdon Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig requests stationary and two hundred dollars in small silver from Samuel Hodgdon.
August 20, 1798 Payment, Travel Hindered by Yellow Fever General William Irvine Samuel Hodgdon Discusses payment of money by Gurling and Kempton to Irvine. Mentions that yellow fever will prevent traveling to Philadelphia and that his son requires money from the War Department, believed that his son could have a full company in no time if he was afforded clothing and money.