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October 13, 1800 Account of Thomas Billington Samuel Dexter William Simmons The late contractor Thomas Billington of Philadelphia is anxious to have his account settled. Dexter is no less anxious because he advanced $5000 to Billington just before the removal of the offices from Philadelphia [to Washington]. This advance remains to be covered by warrant.
April 23, 1800 Account of Shirts to Thomas Billington William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Account of 1000 private's shirts delivered of Thomas Billington and delivered to John Harris.
August 25, 1799 Return of Clothing Made & Sent to the War Stores Thomas Billington Samuel Hodgdon This is the return of clothing made and sent into the War Stores by Thomas Billington from April 6th through August 24th. Billington also pledges to have 2,738 private infantry coats made within sixty days not withstanding the large number of people leaving the city because of the prevailing sickness. He hopes to be compensated for the extra effort he has expended in meeting his obligations to...
February 8, 1793 Note from the Auditor in re Billington & Young Auditor Samuel Hodgdon Requests Hodgdon's opinion on the remnants of fabric offered by Billington & Young.
October 21, 1794 Contracts for clothing Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue reports that Thomas Billington and Guy Bryan have contracted for clothing for 1795, and request an advance of $15-20,000 dollars.
October 30, 1798 Pressing Matters Related to Articles of Clothing Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon discusses matters related to clothing, especially that associated with Thomas Billington.
August 25, 1798 Receipt for Clothing This Day Received Thomas Billington Samuel Hodgdon The receipt for clothing has been received for which Billington expresses his sincere thanks.
February 18, 1799 Inspection of Clothing John Steele Samuel Hodgdon Having nearly completed the inspection of the clothing contracted for by Mr. Billington, Mr. Francis wants Steele and Ewing to inspect that previously sent for by the United States. The compensation is understood to be proporitional to that agreed on for Billington's contract.
November 13, 1797 Articles of Agreement between the War Office & the City of Philadelphia Thomas Billington Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Articles of Agreement between Oliver Wolcott Jr., Secretary of the Treasury and Thomas Billington of the City of Philadelphia regarding the provision of clothing by the city to the Department of War.
September 12, 1800 Account Received William Simmons George Harrison Accounts and vouchers of late purveyor, that contain advances to Thomas Billington for clothing made for the Army received. Advances or expenditures not for a payment cannot be admitted unless specially ordered. Simmons requested documentation from proper authority who authorized the special purchase and the contract.
April 23, 1800 Notification of Warrant Received William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Thomas Billington received a warrant issued by the Secretary of War for $1,350. Money was for the purchase of 1,000 Pvts shirts which were delivered to John Harris, military store keeper. Simmons requested Hodgdon enter the information in the books of the superintendent.
November 1, 1798 Storekeeper's Statement of the Clothing Delivered Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon forwards the Storekeeper's statement of the clothing delivered since the begining of 1798. This includes the two contracts made with Mr. Billington under which have occurred surpluses and deficiencies of certain articles.
July 16, 1799 Reports Lack of Clothing in Store; Recommends Mr. Billington to Inspect Clothing at Busk Hill Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Reports that it is most likely that not much clothing remains in store nor is expected soon. Suitable stores cannot be procured at New Castle. Reports danger of contagious ague and fever in the city. Perhaps clothing could be inspected at Mr. Billington's house, who is capable and has the space for such an activity. He will be amply compensated.
December 5, 1792 Order for Rejected Shoes Mr James Young Samuel Hodgdon James Young inquires as the whereabouts of 87 pairs of rejected shoes contained in parcel to Mr Gordon
February 8, 1793 Letter from Billington and Young seeking to settle accounts Charles Young Samuel Hodgdon The contractors lament that they are injured by detention of money from public in consequence of accounts being unsettled. Writer goes on to describe pricing. Auditor has consented to allow the account.
August 24, 1798 Cited letter or document, Samuel Hodgdon to Thomas Billington Samuel Hodgdon Thomas Billington Letter, Citation only.
September 24, 1799 Citation of Document by Printed Work Thomas Billington Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed in McHenry to Hamilton, 10/03/1799.
August 13, 1799 Regulation Regarding Memoranda Which Concern Military Stores James McHenry John Harris Directs Harris to submit regular memoranda specifying receipt of items, and notifying "Mr. Billington" when items are ready for shipping.
November 29, 1792 On the appointment of a shoemaker of reputation to inspect shoes furnished by Billington and Young John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon John Stagg reports to Samuel Hodgdon that he has suggested to the Secretary of War and Secretary of Treasury what Hodgdon had mentioned respecting the inspection of shoes. Recommends appointment of a reputable shoemaker to inspect shoes under contract by Billington and Young.
July 22, 1799 RE Army Supplies, Quarters, and Pay Thomas Billington Alexander Hamilton Routine instructions and correspondence concerning Army supplies, quarters, and pay
December 8, 1792 Inspection of suits of clothing of contractors Billington and Young ordered for Captain Cass at Exeter, New Hampshire John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Stagg reports that Captain Constant Freeman is so engaged that he cannot attend. Both the Secretary of War and Secretary of Treasury have no objection that William Knox inspect the 50 suits of clothing of Billington and Young bound for Captain Jonathan Cass of Exeter New Hampshire.
June 22, 1799 Account of the State of Clothing for 1799 Thomas Billington Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is an exact account of the state of the clothing for the current year excluding what is made in other places. No pains will be spared to complete the work undertaken.
August 26, 1799 Requests Details about Clothing Requests Samuel Hodgdon Thomas Billington Received the return of clothing. Needs details about each item in the contract before he can approach the Secretary of War.
May 27, 1800 Account for Jonathan Williams, Purveyor [not available] [not available] Abstract of Articles Purchased by Provisional Purveyor Jonathan Williams
August 4, 1798 Delivery of Rifle Coats James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver all rifle coats in store.