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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 13, 1798 Cross Belts for the Troops Samuel Hodgdon John Wilkins, Jr. Hodgdon seeks the approval of the Secretary of War for providing cross belts for the troops.
December 30, 1784 Accounting practices John Pierce Philip Audebert John Pierce sends to Philip Audibert a letter discussing accounting practices.
May 29, 1800 Regarding the cost of Cartouche Boxes and Cross Belts [not available] James McHenry Responds to McHenry request for estimate of cost of cartouche boxes and cross belts. Makes reference to the offices opening at Washington.
October 1, 1787 Enclosed Certificate Joseph Howell Moses White Informs Captain White that there is a balance due him; also, encloses the certificate noting the closure of his account
July 14, 1791 Good Peter's Speech Good Peter [not available] In his speech, Good Peter discusses the strength of the United States, peace, cultivated lands, the civilizing of Indians, and Indian literacy.
April 2, 1787 Details of New Arms Cleaning Contract William Price Henry Knox Discusses new contract struck with James Morrow for the cleaning of 1000 stand of arms.
October 20, 1797 Illegible Document Unknown Author Unknown Recipient In this illegible letter, only the words "United States" and "strength" can be ascertained.
January 18, 1800 Administration of Individual Officers and Soldiers Joseph Cross Alexander Hamilton Routine correspondence concerning the appointment, transfer, promotion, discharge, desertion, leave, and assignment of individual officers and soldiers.
February 19, 1800 Administration of Individual Officers and Soldiers Alexander Hamilton Joseph Cross Routine correspondence concerning the appointment, transfer, promotion, discharge, desertion, leave, and assignment of individual officers and soldiers.
January 2, 1800 Administration of Individual Officers and Soldiers Alexander Hamilton Joseph Cross Routine correspondence concerning the appointment, transfer, promotion, discharge, desertion, leave, and assignment of individual officers and soldiers.
December 18, 1799 Administration of Individual Officers and Soldiers Joseph Cross Alexander Hamilton Routine correspondence concerning the appointment, transfer, promotion, discharge, desertion, leave, and assignment of individual officers and soldiers.
October 17, 1799 RE Administration of Individual Officers and Soldiers Alexander Hamilton Joseph Cross Routine correspondence concerning the appointment, transfer, promotion, discharge, desertion, leave, and assignment of individual officers and soldiers.
October 8, 1799 RE Administration of Individual Officers and Soldiers Joseph Cross Alexander Hamilton Routine correspondence concerning the appointment, transfer, promotion, discharge, desertion, leave, and assignment of individual officers and soldiers.
May 19, 1796 Deliver Three Three-Handed Boats from Schenectady to Jacob S. Glen James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon McHenry orders Hodgdon to deliver three three-handed boats to Jacob S. Glen.
October 27, 1796 Accusation of Subverting Line of Accountability by Simmons Stephen Rochefontaine William Simmons Rochefontaine accused Simmons of contradicting his description of a responsible accountant and paymaster through his most recent words pertaining to the chain of command.
June 9, 1799 Without You I Would be a Plow Man Thomas Jones Samuel Hodgdon Jones expresses his gratitude that Hodgdon has taken him under his protection and given him valuable instruction without which he would be a plowman. Jones's wife ["my rib"] extends her respects to Hodgdon and his wife ["your other half"]. He laments that he is now flat on his back with the rheumatism.
September 4, 1800 Legitimacy of Hamilton's Birth James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Letter from the former Secretary at War to Alexander Hamilton; informs him that he sincerely believes that not a single one of Hamilton's friends pay the least bit of attention to his enemies who question the "legitimacy of your birth." Hamilton was born out of wedlock in the British West Indies.
December 2, 1796 Transcript of Talks Between Different Indian Chiefs & Secretary of War on Necessity of Peace Between Tribes James McHenry [not available] McHenry, on behalf of President Washington, advises all the Indians assembled to not go to war with each other. The representatives of the tribes then comment on this advice and on peace-making among themselves; the loss of land, the fate of Indian prisoners held by other tribes, and the shared use of hunting grounds are discussed. Much is made of the union of all the Indian nations as...
March 2, 1799 A Worthy Girl from New Brunswick, Etc. Thomas Jones Samuel Hodgdon In what appears to be a personal letter, Jones discusses his life and prospects. He is grateful that he married a most worthy country girl from the County of Brunswick. He has rented his storehouse to a worthy Quaker who keeps a store of goods worth 2000 pounds (currency).
May 4, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Frederick Frye Simmons discusses errors in the pay rolls of Capt. Frye.
January 12, 1798 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with William Spencer William Simmons William Spencer William Simmons informs William Spencer that his letter to Mr. Gale has been forwarded.
February 23, 1799 Description of Potential Cartouche Boxes, Prices Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Cartouche boxes similar in quality to those made in London can be found in Philadelphia. Lists prices with additional features such as different types of belts. While expensive, they create a stunning appearance for a soldier.
November 4, 1791 Return of Articles Lost on 4th November 1791 Robert Buntin Samuel Hodgdon The return of the articles lost during the action of the 4th of November 1791.
September 4, 1793 Letter from Constant Freeman to Henry Knox on arms and ammunition for Georgia militia, James Seagrove's 10 September meeting with Creeks, on disagreement between Seagrove and Governor Telfair on whether there is peace with Indians in Georgia, Federal supply of militia troops, the cross-purposes effect of Georgia's war mobilization on Seagrove's meeting with Creeks, Constant Freeman Henry Knox From Augusta, Freeman, agent to Department of War in Georgia reports that arms and ammunition intended for Georgia will arrive in about 10 days. Discusses matter of paying militia and future musters of militia. Reports that there are about 600 militia in service. Seagrove reports that there have been no Indian depredations, but this assessment is at odds with Governor Telfair's. Both Georgia and...
February 3, 1790 Regarding Camp Kettles and Other Supplies William Price Henry Knox Informs the Secretary at War that he has tried the tin intended to make camp kettles and that he has contracted with Mr. Morrow to make 40 of them. Tells Knox that if he believes that more than 40 camp kettles are required, this can be done. Also mentions that he has straw and bowls for the troops. Finally he forwards the Returns of Ordnance and Quartermaster Stores for the month of January.