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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 25, 1798 Request for Delivery of Iron to Pittsburgh James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of iron for use with cannons at Pittsburgh [presumably for shot].
April 2, 1798 Request for Pay to be Forwarded Before Travel to Pittsburgh James Sterrett William Simmons Sterret has not yet received the pay and forage due him for January and February. He is only staying in Carlisle until the next post, at which point he will leave for Pittsburgh.
March 11, 1799 Request for Issue of Clothing to Pittsburgh Troops James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of clothing to soldiers at Pittsburgh.
August 20, 1799 Request for Issue of Pump Borer Tools to Pittsburgh James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of pump borers' tools to Pittsburgh, after those at Pittsburgh were forwarded to Detroit.
April 9, 1796 Request for Information about Kettles for the Army in Pittsburgh Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of War wants to know how many good camp kettles the Army has in the public store at Pittsburgh, and what quality they are.
October 21, 1797 [Receipt for freight to Isaac Craig in Pittsburgh] James Hamilton [not available] Stores, receipt for freight to be delivered to Isaac Craig in Pittsburgh.
September 12, 1798 Expenditures at Pittsburgh, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Hodgdon observes that the money in General Nevil's hands should cover the expenditures at Pittsburgh which will prevent Major Craig from drawing elsewhere until that sum is expended.
July 26, 1797 Powder to Pittsburgh and Fort Washington James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig is directed to send to Fort Washington the one ton of powder recently forwarded from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh. Two tons of powder, a portion of which is for cannon, should be sent to Pittsburgh subject to the orders of the commanding general.
July 17, 1799 Pittsburgh is the Most Eligible Summer Post John Francis Hamtramck Alexander Hamilton Hamtramck explains why he has selected Pittsburgh instead of Detroit to be his post during the summer months.
July 26, 1797 Request for Delivery of Powder to Pittsburgh James McHenry John Harris Letter, directs delivery of powder to Pittsburgh
December 18, 1800 Request for Issue of Stationery Materials for Pittsburgh Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of recently deposited boxes of stationery supplies, to be forwarded to Pittsburgh.
May 8, 1797 Enclosed Estimate for Expenses of Pittsburgh and its Dependencies John Wilkins, Jr. James McHenry Enclosed estimates for expenses at Pittsburgh and its dependencies.
September 25, 1799 Request for Issue of 8-Inch Shells for Pittsburgh Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs delivery to John Connahy, twenty eight inch shells to make up his load for Pittsburgh.
April 3, 1794 Sundry items on the road to Pittsburgh Samuel Hodgdon James O'Hara The Commissary of Military Stores reports that one ton of sheet iron, 175 common tents, and one can stationary are on the road for Pittsburgh. O'Hara is Quartermaster General.
August 25, 1794 Pittsburgh and the Whiskey Rebellion Alexander Hamilton Isaac Craig Hamilton discusses the fortification at Pittsburgh, urging that it take the necessary precautions in case the Whiskey Rebellion spreads.
May 3, 1798 Two Teams that Will Carry Tents to Pittsburgh, Etc. Henry Bedinger Samuel Hodgdon Bedinger discusses in detail the shipment of tents to Pittsburgh. He has contracted with two teams to carry them but they are required to haul full loads so he made up the balance with tent poles. The wagoners have been advanced $100 on account and will set out on Monday.
April 19, 1799 Lists Items Needed for New Galley in Pittsburgh before Sailing Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Col. Craig informs him that the galley built in Pittsburgh awaits a few items before it can descend the river. Some of the necessary items are in store; others must be purchased.
September 25, 1799 Letter directing delivery of eight-inch shells to Pittsburgh to make up load Samuel Hodgdon Mr. Bass Letter, directs delivery of perfect eight-inch shells to Pittsburgh to make up load.
July 25, 1798 Stationery Wanted at Pittsburgh, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Enclosed is a return for stationery wanted at Pittsburgh and another for articles wanted in the public store.
June 29, 1798 Tools Wanted at Pittsburgh & Knoxville Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Enclosed are lists of tools wanted at Pittsburgh and Knoxville, noting those that are in the public store and those that must be purchased.
November 3, 1797 Notification of Bills Drawn & of Anticipated Sending of List of Doctor's Stores at Pittsburgh John Wilkins, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon Notifies Hodgdon of the day's bills drawn, and of his intent to soon send a return of the doctor's stores at Pittsburgh.
June 6, 1800 Request for Issue of a Pump Auger for Transportation to Pittsburgh Benjamin Stoddert John Harris Directs issue of one pump augur for transportation to Pittsburgh.
April 23, 1795 Pay of the Men who Marched from Lancaster to Pittsburgh William Simmons Isaac Craig Doctor Joseph Philips has charge of the pay of those men of Lieutenant Muhlenberg's detachment at Lancaster who marched from there to Pittsburgh with Lieutenant Hutchins. This pay is for the period from the time of their enlistments through December 1794.
September 3, 1793 Express for Pittsburgh Now! Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of War requests that he be furnished with an express for Pittsburgh immediately.
December 12, 1800 Request for Issue of Stationery Materials for Pittsburgh Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of stationery materials for use at Pittsburgh.