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July 24, 1795 Account of Richard Parker William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $54.00 is due Richard Parker for keeping the public stores at Carlisle from September 1st 1794 to July 31st 1795.
July 22, 1795 Compensation of Richard Parker William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon In his account, Richard Parker is claiming a compensation of five dollars per month for keeping the public stores at Carllisle for eleven months. Hodgdon is asked to respond by attaching a certificate indicating whether or nor Parker is so entitled.
[not available] Complete Return of All My Deliveries, Etc. Richard Parker Samuel Hodgdon Parker notes that Mr. [John] Davis has surely informed Hodgdon about the wagons that never stopped at Carlisle but went on. Parker promises to send a complete reutrn of all of his deliveries.
September 18, 1794 Request and Instructions for Sending Rifles Samuel Hodgdon General Edward Hand Request to forward rifles to Carlisle, addressing the shipment to Richard Parker, public storekeeper. If Parker is absent, shipment should be directed to Capt. Sparks.
August 15, 1791 Visit to Pine Grove Furnace, Etc. Richard Parker William Knox Parker notes that he has visited Pine Grove Furnace and has not found one single [?] of any dimension. Thornburgh, Arthur & Co. only agreed to make them if they had a specific order from the War Department that would pay them 45-50 pounds [currency] each. If Knox agrees to these terms, Parker can have wagons sent on directly to transport them.
July 22, 1795 Request to verify compensation claim William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Asks Samuel Hodgdon to verify Richard Parkers' claim to compensation. Parker works with stores in Carlisle.
June 28, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Richard Parker Simmons provides accounting instructions to Parker.
June 11, 1792 Cannon & Boxes, Etc. Richard Parker William Knox Col. Cuthbertson's letter relative to loading has been received. Parker immediately procured a wagon and went up and found the cannon and boxes. Parker expects that they will arrive safely in Pittsburgh in a few days provided the Indians do not take them. The company in Chambersburgh had made a contract for a large quantity of balls and shot which is the same kind that Parker has on hand in his...
November 7, 1794 Shipments of Clothing & Shoes, Etc. R. Parker Samuel Hodgdon Parker has been promised two teams [of horses] that will leave in two or three days. The clothing is not yet loaded onto the wagon but the shoes were transported the previous day for Bedford.
June 18, 1792 Property Loaded & Delivered Richard Parker William Knox Parker asks Knox to have the bearer load the property . He will take good care of any property given him and deliver it promptly.
August 23, 1796 Not One Deposit Made by Any Corps Richard Parker Samuel Hodgdon Parker sends a return of the stores of the militia army and complains that not one deposit was made with him by any corps upon the return of the Army. He only received several tents, kettles, and axes. Colonel Postlethwait, of the Provision Department, returned 110 bags, nine tents, and twelve kettles. The remainder was left with Parker and at other locations.
October 1, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Richard Parker Simmons notifies Parker that he will receive an advance sum for repair of the public buildings at Carlisle.
January 16, 1796 Cited Document Samuel Hodgdon Richard Parker Cited in Parker to Hodgdon, 02/16/1796.
February 12, 1796 Cited Document Samuel Hodgdon Richard Parker Cited in Parker to Hodgdon, 02/16/1796.
October 11, 1794 Quartermasters Stores Alexander Hamilton Ephrain Blaine Writes that there are in the store under the care of Captain James Gamble and Richard Parker, sundry Quarter Master's articles as camp kettles, knapsacks, and canteens, which he will take under his direction. Requests that Blaine cause the residue to be forwarded to Bedford immediately.
September 23, 1794 My Quantity of Wagons Richard Parker Samuel Hodgdon [Partly illegible] Parker assures Hodgdon that has spared no pain, night or day, to complete his quantity of wagons.
February 21, 1796 Encloses return and explanation for Samuel Hodgdon Richard Parker Samuel Hodgdon Richard Parker encloses a return of stores at Carlisle Pennsylvania. He provides an explanation requested by Samuel Hodgdon.
September 13, 1796 Orders Not to Receive Articles that Might be Taken by Insurgents Richard Parker Samuel Hodgdon Except for some bags, tents, and camp kettles returned by Colonel Postlethwait of the Provision Department and tents, kettles, and axes by a wagoner who broke his wagon, there were no deposits made with Parker on the return of the Militia Army. General Irvine ordered Parker not to receive a single article because it was believed the Insurgents might take them after the Army returned.
October 21, 1794 Clothing Forwarded to Carlisle, Etc. Richard Parker Samuel Hodgdon Parker provides new information on shipments. The public clothing that was forwarded to Carlisle is gone on to Bedford. Other wagon loads have been shipped on the 12th and the 16th under the auspices of Captain Gamble.
1799 [Lt. Colo. Thomas Parker's Circle for Recruiting Divided and Subdivided into Districts.] Thomas Parker [not available] Enclosed in Parker to Hamilton, 05/03/1799.
April 19, 1800 Treasurer to Remit Sum William Simmons Richard Parker Treasurer of the United States to remit sum to Parker in the sum of $300.00 for sundry repairs of public buildings at Carlisle.
July 5, 1798 Contractor payment for services for Continental Troops [not available] Samuel Hodgdon Note by James McHenry to make payment to contractor Richard Parker for furnishing Continental troops with transportation, wood, keeping the rooms clean and in good order.
May 14, 1798 Virginia is Both Patrotic and Praiseworthy, Etc. James McHenry J. Parker McHenry has received Parker's letter informing him of Parker's election as a represenative to Congress and rejoices not only on Parker's account but also from considerations of a public nature. McHenry has never dispaired of Virginia and the recent elections are evidence that she is found to be patriotic and praiseworthy and not inferior to her sister States.
June 28, 1799 Cited Document Richard Parker William Simmons Cited letter or document; cited in Simmons to Parker, 06/24/1799.
August 16, 1799 Promises to Send Requested Papers; Recommends Mr. Physick Samuel Hodgdon Richard Parker Is not able to look up and forward the requested papers. Sends plans and original notes, which may be helpful, and will forward papers as they become available. Has spoken with agent Mr. Physick, whom he judges to be an able public servant. Acknowledges Parker's desire to be employed and will communicate as soon as possible.