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December 3, 1794 Extract of a letter from Isaac Craig to Henry Knox dated 3rd December 1794 Isaac Craig Henry Knox Craig tells Knox that he is grateful for the offer of the position of Principal Commissary but declines and recommends Major Abraham Kirkpatrick for the position.
December 18, 1794 [No. 52] Declined Appointment John Stagg Isaac Craig Regrets that Craig declined appointment to Principal Commissary. Noted Craig's suggestion of Major Kirkpatrick but the Sec. of the Treasury had previously suggested another candidate.
December 26, 1794 Apppointment of Kirkpatrick, Movement of Troops Isaac Craig Henry Knox Copy, discusses movement of two detachments, mentions appointment of Kirkpatrick.
December 26, 1794 Appointment, Readiness of Kirkpatrick Isaac Craig Henry Knox Mentions Kirkpatrick appointment, pleasantries.
December 3, 1794 Extract of a Letter Isaac Craig to Henry Knox dated 3rd December 1794 Isaac Craig Henry Knox Discussed offer of head of Commissary but declines, recommends Abraham Kirkpatrick.
August 2, 1796 Settlement with Commissary with Use of Forms from Dept. of Treasury Stephen Rochefontaine Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Rochefontaine details how he came to be in possession of the the bills of the commissary, which he submits with the letter.
December 26, 1794 Extract of Letter [not available] [not available] Extract Letter, discusses movement of two detachments, mentions appointment of Kirkpatrick.
December 6, 1794 Regarding the Commissary Department Henry Knox Isaac Craig Extract Letter, informs that Craig has not responded to offer of Commissary's department.
August 4, 1798 An Office in the Commissary's Department Alexander Mowatt Alexander Hamilton Mowatt expresses his desire for a position in the Commissary's Department.
April 4, 1796 Requests Appraisal to Purchase Guns from Former Commissary Phil. Miller Lovett Partridge Reports that requested gunlock and barrels were damaged and did not function properly. Has since found some continental musket barrels belonging to a former commissary. They cannot agree on a price. Suggests that he send 2 or 3 men to provide proper appraisal. The former commissary also suggests that not far from them is a boatload of complete guns, minus a few that have been squandered.
December 6, 1794 No News on Acceptance Henry Knox Isaac Craig Notification that Craig has not responded to offer of Commissary's department.
May 31, 1796 Appointment as Principal Clerk William Simmons Peter Hagner Notification to Hagner of his appointment as principal clerk in the War Department Accountant's office.
January 15, 1784 Commissary Department's Accounts John Pierce General Huntington No intelligence received of the success of the compulsory measures adopted in bringing in the commissary's accounts.
December 10, 1800 James O'Hara's charges for pork William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Discusses James O'Hara, who exhibited a charge for 20 barrels of pork.
March 17, 1788 Letter to the Commissioner of Commissary Stores John Warren Samuel Hodgdon Letter to the Commissioner of Commissary Stores; discusses settlements and accounts.
August 7, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department Peter Hagner John Bryant Hagner informs Bryant to expect payment from Jonathan Jackson.
September 22, 1798 The Fever is So Mortal in Your City, Etc. James Caldwell Samuel Hodgdon Caldwell has a certificate from Abraham Kirkpatrick, late Commissary General in Wayne's army, for a sum due him for services rendered as Assistant Commissary. Apparently the fever is so mortal in Philadelphia that most of the inhabitants have moved out to the country. Caldwell wants to know the best means for acquiring his money.
July 15, 1788 Letter to the Commissioner of Commissary Stores John Woods Samuel Hodgdon Letter from John Woods to the Commissioner of Commissary Stores, discussing business and offering to serve in any way possible.
February 17, 1800 Commissary of Indian goods David Strong [not available] Request that the Commissary of Indian Goods issue textile goods for a party of Indians from St. Josephs.
May 11, 1798 Failure to Settle the Commissary Account, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig expresses displeasure to Hodgdon over the failure to settle the commissary account. Craig also notes that neither Indian goods nor trucks have been received.
January 2, 1784 Settlement of an Officer's Account Jedediah Huntingdon John Pierce Asks if Pierce is yet in a condition to adjust Huntington's commissary account; discusses certificates of pay.
August 16, 1799 Settlement of the Commissary Account Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig discusses settlement of the commissary accounts and the distribution of provisions with Samuel Hodgdon.
April 21, 1792 Knox solicits the application of Hodgdon for newly created position Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Letter, alludes to problems identified from St. Clair's campaign; discusses commissary general of military stores.
October 31, 1798 Request for signature Peter Hagner Samuel Hodgdon Request for signature from the principal clerk in the War Department.
June 20, 1794 Commissary of Stores appointed Alexander Hamilton Henry Knox The Secretary of War informs the Treasury Secretary that a Commissary of Stores has been appointed. A very regular system of accountability must now be established. Asks Hamilton whether it would not be advisable to instruct Samuel Hodgdon to concert with the Comptroller of the Treasury a plan for regulating that accountability.