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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 7, 1798 Ordnance & Military Supplies to Portland, Province of Maine Samuel Hodgdon Captain John Briant Hodgdon lists ordnance and military supplies to be sent to Portland and discusses the best route by which they should be transported.
December 12, 1788 Pay of 2d Massachusetts Regiment Ebenezer Storer Joseph Howell Discusses books and vouchers respecting pay of 2d Massachusetts Regiment by Caleb Swan.
June 16, 1789 Fosdick discusses his application for federal appointment with Knox Nathaniel Fosdick Henry Knox Letter, discusses application to federal appointment.
July 19, 1798 Transport of Supplies to Portland John Harris Samuel Hodgdon Advises that ordnance stores should be sent to Portland by a vessel that is soon to depart from Philadelphia.
July 16, 1794 Funds for Mounting the Artillery at Portland Joseph Howell Nathaniel Fosdick The Secretary of War has directed a remittance of $250 to Fosdick for the purpose of mounting the Artillery at Portland.
November 18, 1800 Portland Volunteers Samuel Dexter Joseph Coffin Boyd The Secretary at War informs Mr. Boyd that the renewal of the association of Portland Volunteers is approved. Therefore, commissions for the Volunteers are to be extended two years from the date of their expiration. This letter mentions the fire that destroyed the War Department.
July 19, 1788 Accounts of 2d Massachusetts Regiment Ebenezer Storer John Pierce Storer notes that he must come to New York or Philadelphia to settle accounts regarding officers and soldiers of 2d Massachusetts Regiment, commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Commandant Sprout.
February 15, 1799 Return of Cannon and Military Stores in Portland Lemuel Weeks Samuel Hodgdon Encloses a return of cannon and military stores at the fortifications in Portland, Maine.
July 26, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Jonathan Jackson Simmons authorizes Jackson to make payment to Jacob Noyes for supplying the troops in Portland.
June 2, 1798 Defensive Protection of Portland Maine James McHenry Lemuel Weeks With regard to the protection of Portland, nine cannon of various sizes are to be provided along with ammunition. Week is asked to immediately seek proposals and contract for the carriages necessary for mounting the cannon at the fort and battery.
July 18, 1799 Clothing request for troops in Portland Amos Stoddard Samuel Hodgdon Commanding from Portland, Maine, Captain Stoddard asks what channel he must go through to submit an application for clothing: Hodgdon, the War Department, or General Hamilton. States that clothing for a full company will soon be necessary.
January 19, 1801 Informing Captain Henry of a Balance in his Favor William Simmons John Henry Simmons informs Captain Henry of a balance in his favor of $20 for expenses from New Port to Portland.
August 15, 1794 Lt. Hale to Portland John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Lt. Hale is directed to repair to Portland to be stationed there on the recruiting service.
March 4, 1799 Clothing and shelter needed for Portland troops Amos Stoddard Samuel Hodgdon Writes that many of the soldiers at Portland are in want of more clothing, including those who have contracted for more clothing. Mentions that his men are crowded into a "very small building" and worries that "disorder will inevitably prevail among them very soon," therefore he requests the delivery of tents.
July 7, 1798 Sundry Ordnance & Military Supplies at Portland Samuel Hodgdon Lemuel Wicks Hodgdon discusses sundry ordnance and military supplies at Portland including the possible confusion of a 24 pounder for a 32 pounder.
September 5, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Nathaniel Fosdick Simmons authorizes Fosdick to make payments to Lemuel Weeks and Capt. Stoddart.
August 13, 1798 Request to Deliver James McHenry Aaron Chamberlain Letter, directs public buildings and property at Portland to be delivered to Captain Amos Stoddert.
April 7, 1800 Notification of Payment William Simmons David Hale Hale to be paid by Nathaniel F. Fosdick, Collector at Portland, for Hale's inspection and muster of recruits under the command of Captains Stoddard and Woodsworth.
January 29, 1799 Gun carriages purchased for Portland fortifications William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Encloses an abstract of nine gun carriages purchased by Lemuel Weeks - Agent of Fortifications at Portland, Maine - for the amount of which he will receive credit on the books of the office.
June 26, 1798 Send Guns from Providence to Portland Samuel Hodgdon Joseph Elliot Hodgdon asks Elliot to send four 24 pound guns to Lemuel Weeks in Portland. Mr. Weeks has a brig currently at Providence bound for Portland which can carry the guns, so Elliot only needs to move the guns from their present location to the ship. If Week's ship has already sailed, Elliot should find another vessel bound for Portland to convey the guns.
April 7, 1800 Remit Sum by Treasurer William Simmons Nathaniel Fosdick Treasurer of United States will remit sum to Fosdick to pay Mr. David Hale at Portland. Payment for mustering and inspecting recruits under the command of Captains Stoddard and Woodsworth.
May 14, 1799 Certification of payment; Company of 2d Regiment Artillerists and Engineers stationed at Portland, Maine under command of Captain Amos Stoddard Peter Hagner James McHenry Certification of payment; $1173.40 to Company of 2d Regiment Artillerists and Engineers stationed at Portland, Maine under command of Captain Amos Stoddard.
March 10, 1799 Necessity of tents in Portland Amos Stoddard Samuel Hodgdon Reiterates the "absolute necessity" of tents for his soldiers in Portland, Maine. Upset to find out that the vessel of supplies leaving from Philadelphia went to another port instead.
November 17, 1798 Report on progress at the works at Portland Maine and query on how to exhibit accounts for settlement Lemuel Weeks William Simmons Weeks has done everything possible to put the works of the port in Portland Maine in a state of defense until spring and asks from McHenry to send the forms so he can exhibit accounts for settlement.
January 26, 1799 Certification of payments; Samuel Weeks, Agent of Fortifications, Portland Maine William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $3564 on account of Samuel Weeks, Agent of Fortifications Portland, Maine.