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April 12, 1797 Pay for carrying mail Jas. Gould Matthew Brown Requests payment for carrying mail to Oswego for the Army. Lists his charges.
December 5, 1796 Transporting Stores to Pittsburgh Elias Langham Samuel Hodgdon Langham has drawn $500 in favor of William Davidson & Company to be charged in the expense of transporting the stores from Shepherds Town to Pittsburgh. The articles will be shipped in boxes suitable for carrying them safely over the mountain. Should they blocked on the mountain by heavy snow, their fees will be paid for the time they cannont travel.
May 25, 1799 Payment to Mr Fisher for services carrying orders for General Macpherson Thomas Fisher [not available] Payment to Thomas Fisher for services carrying orders of General Macpherson to sundry officers on the Northampton expedition.
April 25, 1797 Pay for carrying the mail Peter Hagner Matthew Brown Discusses the pay of James Gould and his assistant for carrying the mail from Rome to Oswego.
November 21, 1796 Ensign Lewis Carrying Dispatches Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Ensign Meriwether Lewis arrived from Detroit with dispatches from the Commander in Chief to the Secretary of War which should be forwarded immediately by a confidential person. Ensign Lewis, being such a person, has been charged with carrying the packets with the dispatches to the Secretary. He has been furnished with a horse and forty dollars for his journey.
August 29, 1798 Certification of payments; compensation of Aaron Dunham William Simmons James McHenry Certification that six dollars is due Aaron Dunham, Supervisor at Trenton New Jersey, being the sum paid to an express for carrying a sum of money to Mrs. Isabel Pike at Rahway.
February 14, 1798 Transporting the Clothing to Elizabeth Town Horatio R. Dayton Samuel Hodgdon There is not a pressing necessity for clothing at Elizabeth Town but it will be needed soon. Rather than waiting for the river to open, and since the sleighing is now good, it might not involve much additional expense to send them all the way by land instead of by Trenton.
June 25, 1794 Indian attack on escort carrying provisions Henry Knox George Washington Secretary Knox encloses a copy of a letter from Major General Anthony Wayne, to President Washington. Informs the President that a group of "savages" attacked an escort carrying provisions from Fort Washington to Fort Hamilton, killing 5 out of 6 of the advanced Guard, also carrying off some horses. Also informs the President that General Wayne believes General James Wilkinson might be the cause...
November 24, 1798 Receiving the Stores at George Town Samuel Hodgdon John Mackey Hodgdon orders Mackey to take the necessary measures to receive the stores at George Town and get them on to the works.
September 13, 1799 Requests Assistance with Prison Guards at Morris Town Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Encloses letter from Major Burrows. The Marine Corps cannot furnish the requested guard for sixty prisoners at Morris Town. Requests that the Harper's Ferry guard be relieved to assist in Morris Town.
December 1800 General Wilkinson's Expenses at Hancock Town [not available] [not available] Expense of General Wilkinson and his traveling suite in Hancock Town.
August 26, 1799 Memoir of the New Bavarian Field Pieces Count Rumford [not available] Rumford describes the new Bavarian field pieces which were constructed under his direction. He explains various design elements, such as a mode of carrying the gunners, dual lines of sight, and modifications to the elevation machine.
November 16, 1792 Winter Quarters, Artificers, Log Town, and Cleaning of Shot Isaac Craig Henry Knox Mentions preparations for winter quarters at Log Town; furnished with necessary implements and material for building; party of artificers followed. Mr. Campbell had a man cleaning the shot that was sent to the fort.
August 23, 1799 Request for Issue of Musician's Clothing to Downing Town James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of musician's clothing to Downing Town.
March 10, 1799 Directions for Artillerists from Fort Jay to New Town Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Outlines directions for artillerist company at Fort Jay to meet Lieut. Boots's company at Brunswick and go to New Town, Bucks County.
May 7, 1799 Recruiting Efforts for Captain Brothers and Captain Beatty James McHenry Carvel Hall Speaks of recruiting efforts for Captain Brothers in Hagers Town and Captain Beatty at Frederick Town.
March 16, 1799 Marching Orders to New Town Alexander Hamilton Adam Hoops Hamilton describes the route by which Hoops is to march his troops to New Town where he will be joined by Lieutenant Boote and a party of infantry and where he will recieve further orders from either the Secretary of War of General McPherson.
October 20, 1789 Census of Six Nations Giving Numbers and Names of Tribes and Heads of Families at Grand River and on the Ohio Reverend Samuel Kirkland [not available] Census, describes Six Nations population; describes Indian population. The total of the Six Nations population is listed at 3665
December 4, 1798 Stocks Sawed from Dog Wood, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry In addition to discussing the materials needed for the construction of the canal on the Potomac, Hodgdon extols the virtues of dogwood in the manufacturing of musket stocks.
March 16, 1799 Captain McKnight is Out of Town William Burrows Samuel Hodgdon "I shall attend to the contents of your letter, Captain McKnight is at present out of town."
June 14, 1794 Avoiding a General Indian War Henry Knox Thomas Mifflin Discusses how a proposed move against "the more Western tribes" might provoke the Six Nations; notes that these factors, in addition to "precarious" relations with the Creeks, could well bring on a general Indian war. Mentions ongoing negotiations with European nations whose colonies border the U.S., saying that urgent reasons should be sought after to "embarrass or embroil" [whom is unclear],...
July 21, 1798 Kentledge and Shot for Elizabeth Town John Jacob Faesch Samuel Hodgdon The kentledge that remained at Mount Hope has been sent to Melancton Smith at Elizabeth Town. The 29 pieces rejected by Smith and produced at Faesch's forges at Mount Hope have been replaced and sent forward. Faesch will be happy to have the business on account of the shot at Elizabeth Town determined in a timely manner to avoid the threatened suit.
May 3, 1792 Supply of Rations Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Secretary Knox writes that he depends on the recipient entirely for a supply of rations at the following posts, and also for articles in the Quarter Master's line, for medical assistance, and for means of transportation. The posts include Alexandria, Winchester, and Shepherds Town in Virginia; Baltimore, Fredericks Town, Hagers Town, and Cumberland in Maryland; and Chester, York, Carlise, and...
September 13, 1799 Protection of the Prisoners at Norris Town James McHenry Alexander Hamilton "I herewith transmit you a copy of a letter from the Secretary of the Navy of this date requesting that the Marine Guard at Norris Town may be relieved by a competent number of infantry of the Army. You will be pleased to take such order thereon as to you may appear proper."
March 27, 1800 Fracas at Elizabeth Town Alexander Hamilton William S. Smith Hamilton has investigated the disturbance at Elizabeth Town and has ascertained that the conduct of the two involved officers was misrepresented. They in fact behaved in a prudent and gentlemanly manner. Advised Smith contact the editor of the local papers and clarify their account.