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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
March 16, 1799 Proceed to New Town in Bucks County Alexander Hamilton William R. Boote "In consequence of orders from the Secretary of War, I am to desire that you proceed with the party under your command to New Town in Bucks County--for which purpose you will join and accompany a detachment which will leave this quarter on Monday the 18th instant, taking the orders of the commanding officer of this detachment...Let no time be lost."
March 16, 1799 Necessitates Move to Sheppards Town; Makes Advances for that Purpose Samuel Hodgdon John Mackey The Secretary of War thinks it best to remove stores to Sheppards Town as soon as possible. Requests arrangements to be made until an arsenal is built. Deliver to Major Langham, who will provide a list of needed items (tents and kettles not needed). A general order will allow him to make partial drafts until everything can be moved. Mackey must provide transportation to Sheppards Town. Wrote to...
April 17, 1792 Military Stores are needed in Elizabeth Town, N.J. John Stagg William Knox Stagg orders suits of privates' clothing, blankets, and sergeants' suits for American forces at Elizabeth Town, New Jersey to be forwarded immediately.
September 18, 1799 Requests Guard for French Prisoners to Frederick Town Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Announces arrival of Montezuma in Baltimore with 50 French prisoners. Requests guard to accompany prisoners to Frederick Town, Maryland and possibly, if General Bailey deems necessary, to remain there with them.
September 29, 1798 Payment Benjamin Stoddert George Simpson Notification of payment upon treasurer's return from German Town.
March 21, 1795 Money for the Recuiting Service at Elizabeth Town Joseph Howell Aaron Dunham The Treasurer will remit to Dunham a sum to be transmitted to Lieutenant Horatio R. Dayton at Elizabeth Town, being for the use of the recruiting service in the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers.
July 16, 1794 Mounting the Artillery at George Town Joseph Howell Daniel Stevens The Treasurer will remit to Stevens the sum of $250 to be transmitted to Charles Brown, Collector at George Town, for the purpose of mounting the Artillery.
May 16, 1799 Report of Shot in Elizabeth Town Samuel Hodgdon John Jacob Faesch Has just returned from Elizabeth Town and New York City, where he examined castings made by Faesch. Reports quantity of shots and accounts and how much was taken by the Agent for the Department of War to the public accounts. Has sent the good shot to New York; the rest remains in Elizabeth. Wishes to check accounts for his report to the Treasury.
July 13, 1795 Receipt for repair and cleaning of arms at Shepherd's Town Virginia John Liens [not available] Receipt of payment $1000 on account of repairing and cleaning arms at Shepherd's Town Virginia for which Major Elias Langham is to be accountable.