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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.
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.
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...
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.
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],...
April 30, 1787 Return of Soldiers from Post St. Vincennes Charles Thomson Edmund Randolph Congress disbanded the soldiers currently posted at Post St. Vincennes. Thompson requested that this public act be private knowledge until the Sec. of War could make arrangements for the mens transportation.
November 7, 1799 Requests Shipping Information for Schooner to Carry Stores to New Orleans Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Reports on schooners carrying stores to New Orleans. Requests information necessary for departure.
October 27, 1794 A Liberal Allowance for Carrying Dispatches Samuel Hodgdon Stephen Page Hodgdon offers Page a liberal allowance to be the express rider for Army dispatches to start on Wednesday at 10am.
September 1, 1792 Provisions, Plans, Powder, and Pay Henry Knox Anthony Wayne It is assuredly most wise to begin laying up forage and provisions and salting meat in preparation for the coming winter. Without further intelligence, it does not seem prudent to begin an expedition against the Indians at Sandusky.The fine grained powder that Wayne insisted upon has been sent and he is urged to finish paying the amount owed to the troops through August 1st. Recruiting continues...
May 2, 1794 Whiskey Transported Isaac Craig Henry Knox Last post Craig sent by boat whiskey, corn, oats, and pack horses forward to fighting lines.
December 22, 1798 No Vessel Arriving from Niagara, Etc. Henry Glen Samuel Hodgdon In this mostly illegible letter, the following can be identified: clothing, vessel, Niagara, Kingston, stores, Oswego.
October 29, 1794 Horses Purchased for Public Business Matthias Slough Samuel Hodgdon Slough proclaims that he had purchased two horses for the purpose of carrying out the business mentioned in a previous letter from Hodgdon. The horses have been taken on the public account since they have been used for public business.
August 19, 1794 Fortifications at Charleston Paul Hyacinte Perault Henry Knox Informs Secretary Knox that the work on the fortifications in Charleston is carrying on very actively -- the same may be said of the work in Savannah and Georgetown. The battery in Charleston is almost finished.
March 29, 1797 Pay of the 4th Regiment and other troops marching south William Simmons Paymaster of the 4th U.S. Regiment Notification that Brigadier General Wilkinson is carrying 20,000 dollars to the Army for five months pay of "the troops ordered to the Southward." Explains the manner of accounting and receipting for the pay.
May 23, 1798 Returns for Cannon, Carriages, and Stands of Arms George Fleming Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed are returns for: iron 18-pounder cannon and carriages, iron ship four-pounders, and chests of French stands of arms forwarded by order of the Secretary of War. Enclosed also are Captain Lee's receipts for these articles. Fleming will set off the next day on the sloop carrying these articles for New York where the powder will be proved.
May 22, 1795 Small Pox Infections Thomas Butler Timothy Pickering Need to have men stationed at Fort Fayette inoculated for small pox due to the widespread infections in its camps. Cited the clothing to be shipped down the Ohio river as possibly carrying the small pox virus. Ordnance from Gen. Wayne received.
July 11, 1798 Papers Related to Sundry Accounts Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon provides a detailed explanation of three papers submitted by Mr. Glen relating to sundry accounts.
March 26, 1799 Requests Shipment of Tents to Isaac Craig in Pittsburgh Samuel Hodgdon Elias Langham Forwards load of common tents from his post to Pittsburgh. Requests procurement of a wagon capable of carrying a heavy load. Transportation expenses will be paid as soon as the amount is known. Send tents to Isaac Craig, and draw on the wagoner if possible for later payment.
July 29, 1799 The principle you suggest cannot be put into practice. Alexander Hamilton Benjamin Stoddert "The principle you suggest for my consideration, though if it could be introduced it would work well, cannot in my opinion be put into practice. It would contravene too much pretension rooted as well in the human heart as in unconquerable prejudices of the military state by which expression I include the naval department. Carrying in the very fact an avowed preference humiliating to the pride of...
April 28, 1798 Regarding the vessel Ganges and her fitness as a war ship [not available] [not available] Gentlemen are asked to find out about the vessel Ganges and her fitness as a war ship. Inquire into state of sails, rigging, value of the vessel and number of guns capable of carrying.
August 19, 1784 Supplying the troops being raised by the state of Pennsylvania by act of Congress Robert Morris Joseph Carleton Discusses the issuance of warrants to contractors for supplying the troops being raised by the state of Pennsylvania by act of Congress. [Robert Morris to Joseph Carleton] Office of Finance, 19th August, 1784 Sir, I have received your Favor of the eighteenth. I am [clearly?] [of?] Opinion that it is always best to supply Rations by Contract. I [?] [?] observe that by the Act of Congress of...
May 26, 1796 Comparison of schooner invoice of frigate timbers requires some alterations Josiah Fox Foreman Cheeseman By order of the Secretary of War, Josiah Fox notes that by comparing the invoice of the cargo of schooner carrying frigate timbers, he must make some alterations