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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
October 12, 1798 Regarding defense of Newport Rhode Island Lewis Tousard James McHenry Tousard gives impressions on defense of Newport Rhode Island.
May 17, 1796 Most Economical Route from Mud Island to West Point Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon Jones asks Hodgdon for his recommendation as to the most economical route from Mud Island to West Point.
October 11, 1798 Transferring Troops from the Islands to West Point James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Because of the inconvenience of adding new barracks to Bedlows Island and Oyster Island, McHenry suggests re-locating the troops on these islands to West Point pending the construction of permanent barracks. The troops that can be comfortably garrisoned on Governors Island may remain there.
March 22, 1800 Remit Sum by Treasurer William Simmons Nicholas Fish Treasurer of United States will remit sum to Fish to be paid to Lieutenant Peter A. Dransy at West Point. Payment for travel to and from New Port, Rhode Island and West Point New York to supervise construction of Gun Carriages as ordered by Major Lewis Tousard, by order of Major General Alexander Hamilton.
May 4, 1798 Certification of payments; account of Lieutenant James Rand William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $62 is due Lieutenant James Rand, late of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers, to reimburse him for his passage from West Point to New York and Newport, Rhode Island to join Captain Elliott.
July 23, 1792 Return of public stores Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter to Secretary Knox. Directs public stores forwarded to West Point; discusses artillery field pieces. The artillery pieces were delivered to Colonel Tilinghast by order of General Sullivan during the expedition at Rhode Island in 1778. Permitting the artillery to them with this company will be productive of much good, as they take pride in exhibiting a martial appearance. With the...
August 27, 1792 Account against the United States Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Encloses account against the United States to include public stores to be shipped to West Point, New York, with exception of cannon, which will be left at Newport, Rhode Island.
October 12, 1796 Recruiting account William Simmons John Lovell Lovell's recruiting account and expenses for marching two Army detachments from Boston to Rhode Island. Mentions expenses for pursuit of deserters.
October 8, 1792 Intent to Pay Salary and Expenses Benjamin Mifflin Jeremiah Olney The Accountant's Office informs Jeremiah Olney that he will be paid $240 for salary and expenses regarding stores shipped to West Point New York.
November 20, 1798 Removal of Troops, Barracks Adam Hoops Alexander Hamilton Barracks at West Point require a few repairs, Barrack on Governor's Island complete. Some troops housed at West Point and New York City must be moved to new barracks. Families joined troops stationed at West Point.
August 22, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons William Littlefield Simmons informs Littlefield to expect payment from John Dexter.
May 18, 1799 Discussion of Harbor Defenses in Rhode Island James McHenry Lewis Tousard Explains process of designing harbor defenses, based on opinion of engineer appointed to that purpose. Responds to request for activity on Goat Island and other Rhode Island locations. Suggests use of older cadets in service and reference to Mr. Wilson.
September 11, 1790 Regarding Bill for Shipment of Military Stores Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, encloses bill for shipment of stores.
November 15, 1798 Fortification of Rhode Island James McHenry Christopher G Champlin Directs fortifications for Rhode Island, advised taking cannons from Marblehead.
May 21, 1799 Copy of a contract with John S. Boss to furnish rations to the troops in the state of Rhode Island [not available] [not available] Copy of a contract between James McHenry Secretary of War, and John S. Boss to furnish rations to the troops and officers stationed, recruited or marching through New Port, Brinter's Point, Goat Island and Providence Rhode Island.
February 26, 1794 Claims for Services of Negroes in the Rhode Island Line Joseph Howell Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Howell encloses a list of all claims for services of Negroes in the Rhode Island line, the amount of each to average about $330.
1794 Fortifications across the Union Bechet Rochefontaine Unknown Recipient Plans and maps respecting the fortifications across the entire Union, from New England to New York to Pennsylvania to the Chesapeake and Carolinas.
February 23, 1799 Division of the State of Rhode Island into Recruiting Districts Ray Greene Alexander Hamilton Green provides his suggestions as to how Rhode Island should be divided into recruiting districts.
March 18, 1799 Taking the Command at Rhode Island Lewis Tousard Alexander Hamilton Major Tousard has assumed his command at Rhode Island and will conform himself exactly to Hamilton's orders.
March 21, 1800 Certification of payment; Lieutenant Peter A. Dransy, 1st Regiment Artillerists and Engineers for travel expenses from West Point to New Port to superintend the construction of gun carriages William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $131.25 to Lieutenant Peter A. Dransy, 1st Regiment Artillerists and Engineers for travel expenses from West Point, New York to New Port, Rhode Island to superintend the construction of gun carriages agreeably to instructions given by Major Lewis Tousard and orders from Major General Alexander Hamilton.
December 1790 Discussion of Transport of Military Stores to West Point Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, discusses transport of public stores to West Point.
May 31, 1790 Olney Announces the Ratification of the Constitution in Rhode Island Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Colonel Olney announces the ratification of the U.S. Constitution in Rhode Island to Knox.
September 4, 1798 Contract between Wolcott and Brown for manufacture of muskets [not available] Elisha Brown Articles of agreement between Oliver Wolcott and Elisha Brown of Rhode Island for manufacture of 1000 stands of arms or muskets, complete with bayonets and ramrods and fit for service. To be made after the Charleville model and delivered at Providence Rhode Island.
August 11, 1790 Discussion of Transportation of Military Stores from Rhode Island Henry Knox Jeremiah Olney Letter, discusses transportation of public stores from Rhode Island.
March 22, 1800 Notification of Payment William Simmons Peter A. Dransy Dransy to be paid by Fish for his travel from West Point to New Port, RI to supervise construction of gun carriages as ordered by Major Lewis Tousard, who received instruction from Major General Alexander Hamilton.