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April 25, 1788 Information Regarding Jean Black Philip Liebert John Pierce Document in French. Asks for the address of Mr. Jean Black, relating to some books and merchandise.
February 27, 1800 Requests Payment for Black & Williams to Pay Troops under Col. Butler David Henley James McHenry Requests payment for Black & Williams to pay the regular troops under Lt. Col. Butler.
January 10, 1799 Report on Manufacture and Store of Black Walnut Musket Stocks Samuel Hodgdon Edward Jones Reports the store's 3,288 black walnut musket stocks, and they should be receiving 1,000 every three weeks according to outstanding contracts, until by the end of April they should have 8,288 + stocks, with very few deductions to be used to supply national armories. They will not all be completely seasoned at that time. It will be easy to receive 1,000 stocks every 8 days. While he has no power...
December 11, 1794 Work at the Springfield Armory David Ames Samuel Hodgdon The Master Armorer has arrived at Springfield and wants to be accommodated with one of the public houses for his family. Ames wants to know if their armory work should imitate the French or the English and what pieces should be done first and whether they should be black walnut.
December 12, 1800 Request for Issue of Stationery Materials for Pittsburgh Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of stationery materials for use at Pittsburgh.
November 2, 1799 Request to deliver gun stocks Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs delivery of thirteen hundred best seasoned black walnut musket stocks for use of Kingsley and Perkins, contractors for furnishing the United States with muskets at Bridgewater, Massachusetts.
September 24, 1789 Reply from Alexander McGillivray, Chief of Creek Nation Alexander McGillivray Commissioners for Indian Affairs in Southern Department McGillivray acknowledges receipt of letter from Commissioners. Chiefs would like to meet morning of 24 September at the ceremony of black drink, after which they will proceed with business.
October 28, 1799 Request for musket stocks Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon Letter, asks for delivery of one thousand seasoned black walnut musket stocks to be delivered to Frederick Falley, contractor for fabricating muskets for the United States at Montgomery, Massachusetts.
February 5, 1800 Duplicate Returns (issued) of QM Stores. [not available] [not available] Copy of returns of Quartermaster stores for month of January 1800 from the War Department of Tennessee, specifically at Southwest Point. This includes receipt of a horse for the use of an agent for the Indian Department in the Cherokee Nation. Also includes an order for black silk and velvet.
August 21, 1798 Delivery of Stationary James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver stationary, etc.
July 9, 1799 Question of Payment for those Not Authorized by Law Samuel Vance William Simmons Vance is handing over vouchers for the payment of the volunteers on the Northampton Expedition. He notes that the muster contains a surgeon, quartermaster, lieutenant, and black men, and there is no law authorizing payment to those persons. He has submitted the question to the Secretary of War for his decision.
July 25, 1794 [No. 24] Happiness Henry Knox Isaac Craig Letter to be forwarded to President. Lamented happiness is sacrificed for the "black p[ers]ons". Hopes just and right actions will be taken. Noted medicine would be forwarded.
January 1800 Returns of Quarter Master's Stores issued in the month of January at the Post of Southwest Points Tennessee [not available] [not available] Returns of Quartermaster stores for month of January 1800 from the War Department of Tennessee, specifically at Southwest Point. This includes receipt of a horse for the use of an agent for the Indian Department in the Cherokee Nation
May 18, 1798 Payment to John Wrenshall John Lovell [not available] Payment of $10.82 to John Wrenshall for calico and black silk gloves for Little Turtle's wife.
July 13, 1788 Speech to the Chiefs of Wyandots Arthur St. Clair Chiefs of the Wyandots A Black Cloud has arisen in the North and has darkened prospects of completing good work. It may blow over. Refers to speech sent to Chiefs at Tawa and mouth of Detroit River. Asks for assistance in removing the cloud.
February 27, 1800 Bill of exchange for payment of troops under Lieutenant Colonel Butler David Henley James McHenry Requests payment of $1000 to Black and Williams for paying regular troops under Lieutenant Colonel Butler in Tennessee.
July 1, 1785 Requests Guidance about National Military Uniforms and Customs Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Reports that the cockade they wear is the Union black and white, but postulates that it may be better to establish a national uniform. Requests direction.
December 19, 1794 Forwarded Money, Delivery of Supplies Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Packet of letters and money to QMG O'Hara forwarded via Lieut. Bissel. General return of stores for militia army sent to Secretary of War, Craig requested Howell make a copy for his use as Craig was too busy to make a copy. Noted various deliveries made by John Black a.k.a. Schwartz, requested money to pay for goods.
October 28, 1794 Friendly meeting with James Davidson, Indian chief John McKee William Blount Letter to Governor William Blount of Southwest Territory on a talk with James Davidson, a "distinguished chief from the valleys," with about 450 of his people. Davidson gave him a string of beads, mixed black and white - the white beads representing his people's friendship and alliance with the United States; the black beads representing animosity to the Creek Indians.
August 12, 1794 Pattern for Hats Joel Gibbs Samuel Hodgdon Gibbs has made a pattern for the hats for the artillery which he hopes will meet with Hodgdon's approbation.
March 12, 1800 Duplicate Returns for the Quarter Master Stores in February 1800 [not available] [not available] Returns of Quartermaster stores for month of February 1800 from the War Department of Tennessee, specifically at Southwest Point. Includes an order for black velvet for making a pall.
October 5, 1798 On the Whole, the Disease Declines Samuel Hodgdon Samuel Lewis In addition to a discussion of Mr. Hoffman's account and Major Hunt's responsiblities thereto, Hodgdon observes that the disease in Philadelphia seems to be declining despite the recent burial of his neighbor.
September 23, 1789 Arrival of Mr. Griffin and initiation of treaty talks Commissioners for Indian Affairs in Southern Department Alexander McGillivray Commissioners inform that Mr. Griffin arrived and the three are preparing communications for the next day. General Lincoln and General Pickens will attend this forenoon at the black drink. Indians wish to receive talks on west side of Oconee River. Commissioners agree in order to take away all cause of jealousy.
September 1, 1798 Stationery to be Procured for Winthrop Sargent Timothy Pickering Unknown Recipient Memorandum of stationery to be procured for Winthrop Sargent, Governor of the Mississippi Territory, for the use of that government. (Lists the sundry types of stationery required and the amount needed of each.)
February 25, 1799 One Hundred Pair of Pistols at $20 Per Pair John Miles Samuel Hodgdon Miles will make pistols like the model sent for the government for $20 per pair.