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June 27, 1794 Recommends Alexander Murray for a Command in the Navy S. H. Stone George Washington Stone recommends Captain Alexander Murray for a command in the Navy. Murray served as a captain under Stone's command and distinquished himself as a brave and active officer of exceptional character and deportment. Stone cannot judge Murray's nautical talents but knows that he commanded several ships during the last war.
March 24, 1798 Request for Issue of Wood & Sharpening Stone for the War Office James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of wood and a Turkey oilstone [sharpening stone] for use by the War Office.
March 21, 1794 Account of Reuben Stone Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for Reuben Stone, late private in the 6th South Carolina Regiment.
November 26, 1795 Samuel Stone is an Impostor! John Stagg William Eaton Since Samuel Stone holds no commission in the artillery or any other corps, he is, as suspected, an impostor.
May 25, 1798 Advice on Ship Which Will Not Comply With Orders John Harris Josiah Fox Letter, advises ship not ready to comply with orders.
1797 Dimensions of the Rigging for the Frigate "Constitution" Unknown Author [not available] A memorandum that describes the standing rigging for the U. S. Frigate "Constitution."
February 3, 1797 Death of Red Pole Isaac Craig James McHenry Notification that after severe illness, Red Pole died. Shawnee acknowledged the assistance of the U.S. in his care. Requested a head stone or tomb stone to be placed over his grave.
August 10, 1799 Obtaining a Commission in the Standing Army William Cumming Samuel Hodgdon As coppersmith's and tinman's business is currently very slow, Cumming requests Hodgdon's assistance in obtaining a lieutenant's commission in the standing army of the United States. He is a man of strong conviction with a recommendation from James Ash.
January 5, 1800 A Report on the Secretary of War, On certain measures which appear to him to be necessary for the improvement of our Military System. James McHenry [not available] Report detailing necessary improvements to the current military system. Advocates for a standing army and necessary fortifications and education systems to produce and maintain said military.
February 17, 1797 Labor for Road Repairs Isaac Craig James McHenry Authorized a tomb stone for Red Pole's grave. All letters addressed to A. Wayne to be transmitted to McHenry. Road to Le Boeuf and Presque Isle requires a lot of labor for repairs and Craig uncertain if garrisons at both posts can provide enough labor. Asked for approval from Pennsylvania legislature during current session for assistance with labor shortage.
December 7, 1795 An act to ascertain and fix the military establishment of the United States. Jonathan Dayton [not available] Enacted into law standing outfit of dragoons, engineers, and artillerists. Describes in detail the governance and organization of this section of the military.
January 13, 1800 Message from the President of the United States, transmitting a Report of the Secretary of War, On certain measures which appear to him to be necessary for the improvement of our Military System. John Adams [not available] Official report addressing recommendations for improving the U.S. military. Argued for a well funded standing army.
June 27, 1799 Reports Construction Plans for Laboratory and Arsenal Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Has made great effort to make full estimate of contemplated building construction. Reports that it will take more time than anticipated, and the lateness of the season and destitute state of laboratory stores suggest first building a laboratory and arsenal. Suggests building in brick and stone. Waits for his order to commence labor.
September 4, 1798 Contract between Wolcott and Huntington, Livingston, Bellows, Stone for muskets. [not available] [not available] Agreement between Oliver Wolcott Secretary Treasury, and Gordon Huntington, John Livingston, Josiah Bellows of David Stone at Walpole New Hampshire. Contract for fabricating 1000 muskets settled in full.
January 26, 1801 Receiving a Credit for the Fortifications at Boston William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is receiving a credit of $29.25 for articles purchased for the fortifications at Boston.
January 31, 1790 Knox solicits Lincoln's opinion of his militia plan Henry Knox Benjamin Lincoln Knox solicits General Lincoln's opinion of his plan for the establishment of a national militia.
December 18, 1795 Military Stores Supplied by Maryland Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is Governor Stone's letter with a return of the military stores supplied by the State of Maryland for the expedition against the insurgents. Included is an account showing the prices for the stores in case the United States does not return them in kind. Hodgdon is asked to comment on the letter and the enclosures.
April 30, 1787 Discussion of Iron, Stone Supply & Frigates William Price Henry Knox Discusses pig iron available for frigates; also discusses availability of stone. Two vessels drifted down river and were damaged or destroyed near Fort Montgomery.
February 21, 1790 Jackson advises that Knox's militia plan is not well received Henry Jackson Henry Knox Letter, discusses plan for militia.
February 11, 1794 No Stone Unturned in the Public Service Cornelius Lyman Joseph Howell Lyman asserts that he has made few charges against the public relative to his recruiting. He was on horseback most of the time and even went into Vermont. Even though he was responsible for the most of the recruits that were enlisted and was using his own horse in, he has left no stone unturned in the public service. The charges he has made have not only been just but made with the strictest...
August 22, 1799 Expresses Concern about Cherokees Returning Stolen Horses David Henley Standing Turkey Expresses appreciation for Standing Turkey's advice to other chiefs of the Cherokee nation as a good example. Refers to Little Turkey's recommendation to return all stolen horses, but would rather that Little Turkey actually return the horses instead of just recommending. Urges both whites and Indians to resolve matter. Urges peace and resolving distress of poor families by returning horses.
January 27, 1797 Transportation of Provisions Isaac Craig James Lang Orders to deliver oakum to E. Kirk for boat building. Requested Lang send a Kentucky boat loaded with oats and corn as soon as ice permits. Requested Lang make an inquiry into the mill stone Craig agreed to purchase from N. Chalfant.
May 23, 1800 "Democratic Influence" in Government Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Due to the military reductions that were occasioned by a new "democratic influence" in government, Major Craig offers sympathies to Samuel Hodgdon for being removed from office. Craig also expresses regret that Colonel Pickering was among those fired. Craig is referring to the ascension of Thomas Jefferson into the White House, along with the Democratic-Republicans in Congress - the opposition...
October 4, 1799 A Most Violent Breach of Civil Authority William C. Bentley Alexander Hamilton Bentley recounts an incident in which several soldiers helped an accused horse thief to escape from the local jail. He is concerned not only about the incident itself but also about how it has been covered by what he calls the Jacobin printers, (meaning the anti-federalist press) as they continue to find fault with the "Standing Army."
November 15, 1792 Letter Citation Standing Turkey William Blount Cited in McHenry to U. S. House of Represenatives, 01/05/1798.