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January 3, 1794 Twenty Suits of Infantry Clothing John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is directed to have packed up and transported to the recruiting service at Lancaster, addressed to Ensign Levi McClean, twenty suits of infantry clothing, leaving out the linen overalls. Also forward to the same address twenty stands of arms and accoutrements.
May 14, 1798 Disposition of Brass Twenty-Four Pounders Samuel Hodgdon Melancton Smith Hodgdon discusses the disposition of the brass twenty-four pounders ordered from Albany and transported to Smith via York.
August 31, 1791 Twenty Boxes of Rifles John Nicholson Samuel Hodgdon Nicholson is sending, with Peter Alexander, twenty boxes of rifles-- inspected, oiled, papered, and packed in good order--as per invoice.
April 6, 1797 Clothing & Knapsacks to Middletown James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon "You will please to send to Middletown, Connecticut twenty suits of infantry clothing and twenty knapsacks."
February 27, 1799 Deducting Twenty Cents From Each Statement William Laws Samuel Hodgdon If he is allowed to put in all the [?] pieces of leather, Laws pledges to deduct twenty cents from each statement.
April 19, 1798 Brass Twenty-Four Pounders To Be Sent Samuel Hodgdon Michael G. Houdin Hodgdon orders Houdin to send three twenty-four pounders to New York to the address of Melancton Smith.
October 3, 1791 Bounty & Premiums for Recruiting Twenty Men Joseph Howell Staats Morris $160 is being transmitted to Morris in Post Notes, being the bounty and premiums awarded for the recruiting of twenty men. A receipt for this sum is required.
September 29, 1791 Outfitting Lt. Sohier's Recruits John Stagg William Knox Knox is asked to deliver to Lt. John Sohier and his recruits twenty suits of clothing, now in store, and twenty stands of arms and accoutrements complete in return for his receipt.
October 2, 1797 Twenty blank enlistments Mr. Jones William R. Boote Transmits to Ensign Boote twenty blank enlistments.
August 11, 1791 [No. 26] Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Orders to collect items mentioned in previous memo and send on boats. List of items needed.
April 19, 1791 Report from the Western Frontier Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Governor St. Clair reports from the western frontier on the actions of the local militia who have been called up to provide protection for the inhabitants and the attempts to pacify the friendly Indians after acts of violence against them by unscrupulous frontier settlers.
March 22, 1792 Twenty Suits of Clothing John Stagg William Knox Knox is asked to furnish Capt. Kersey with twenty suits of uniform clothing after having inspected same. They should be forwarded to Brunswick by stage.
May 4, 1798 Guns Transported from Providence to Southern Posts Samuel Hodgdon Joseph Elliot Hodgdon orders that sixteen of the best twenty-four pound guns be transported from Providence to four southern posts.
November 2, 1791 Purchase of 200 Horses, Etc. Robert Barr Samuel Hodgdon Barr has noted the time the agent agreed to purchase 200 horses. After six days Barr is certain that no more than twenty horses have been purchased and that it will be from twenty to thirty days before they are delivered to the headquarters at Fort Washington.
May 29, 1798 Receipts for Bounty Paid Last Week Samuel Dyson William Simmons "Enclosed I transmit you receipts for bounty paid last week amounting to twenty dollars."
March 26, 1794 Twenty Thousand Dollars for Virginia's Militia Joseph Howell Edward Carrington Twenty thousand dollars is remitted to Edward Carrington, the Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Virginia, to pay the Militia for service in 1790 protecting the frontiers.
November 26, 1796 Order to Deliver Cartidges to DaCosta James McHenry John Harris Delivery of paper cartridges that will hold twelve pounds of cannon powder.
June 21, 1797 Delivery of Flannel and Thread James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver flannel and thread for making cannon cartridges.
April 8, 1799 Music is Conducive to Recruiting, Etc. Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton believes that the four months' pay should be advanced to the officers and that drums and fifes should accompany the clothing since music aids recruitment. He needs additional copies of the recruiting instructions since he will supply each regiment with twenty copies.
November 18, 1796 Delivery of Munitions James McHenry John Harris Directs delivery of paper cartridges to hold sixteen pounds of cannon powder.
August 25, 1795 Sent With Robert Beard, Wagoner, Twenty Boxes of Rifles John Nicholson Samuel Hodgdon Sends via Robert Beard carefully packed rifles.
November 7, 1800 Delivery of Powder for Proving Cannon Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs delivery of powder to Major Lewis Tousard, inspector of artillery, for proving cannon.
November 21, 1795 My Wife May Make Trouble for Me! Jacob Sorber Samuel Hodgdon Sorber asks for twenty dollars, ten of which will go to the bearer. If he does not get the money, he worries that his wife will make trouble for him.
January 9, 1789 Copy of Articles between the Chiefs of the Six Nations of Indians and the Commissioners of Pennsylvania [not available] Chiefs Six Nations Article one states that when articles are signed, said chiefs will execute deed of conveyance to State of Pennsylvania. Article two outlines the boundary lines and states that chiefs will acknowledge soil to be vested to State of Pennsylvania. Article three gives state of Pennsylvania permission to conduct surveys. Article four gives free navigation of rivers to people of State. Article five...
June 17, 1797 Delivery of Cannon Powder James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver cannon powder and stores to Fort Mifflin.