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August 23, 1799 Expenses of removing offices to Trenton James McHenry William Simmons Requests the sum of money that will be necessary to cover the expenses of removing the accountant's office to Trenton due to fever in Philadelphia.
October 7, 1799 Travelling to Trenton Alexander Hamilton James Miller "General Wilkinson with one gentleman of his family, the Adjutant General, myself and secretary with [two or three] servants [to the party] will set out in the course of the day for Trenton. We shall stay the night at Elizabeth Town and arrive in Trenton in the morning. You will please to provide us suitable [quarters: we shall come in a stage.]"
July 11, 1798 Articles Forwarded via Trenton Samuel Hodgdon Horatio R. Dayton The articles in the enclosed invoice will be forwarded via Trenton and received by Mr. Hunt.
August 24, 1799 Notification of Bad Fever at Philadelphia, War Office's Move to Trenton James McHenry John Adams McHenry compares this year's fever to the bad ones of certain past years. Notifies Adams that his offices are moving to Trenton, and laments both the human cost of the sickness and the inconvenience to the government.
August 23, 1799 Removal of offices from Philadelphia to Trenton James McHenry William Simmons States that it is proper - in light of the fever - to temporarily remove the offices of the War Department from Philadelphia to Trenton.
September 30, 1793 Capt Sedam's Stores, Etc. A. Hunt Samuel Hodgdon Hunt does not believe the wagoner will be permitted to pass through Trenton or over the ferry. However, at the ferry above Trenton they pass everyone that applies at Brunswick. Capt. Sedam should receive the stores two or three miles out of Brunswick. The carter can buy what he wants on the road to maintain himself and Harris.
November 18, 1799 Expenses Related to the Removal to Trenton James McHenry William Simmons Accounts related to extra expenses for the removal to Trenton should conform to the following principles: married men can charge for house rent, transportation of furniture, carriage hire for their familes and expenses on the road; single men can charge for the difference between board in Trenton and in Philadelphia and for stage-hire and expenses on the road.
September 1, 1794 March for Trenton James Richmond Joseph Howell Richmond and his recruits are marching for Trenton with Capt. [Cornelius] Sedam's detachement, where they will await further orders.
September 21, 1799 Meeting at Trenton John Adams Heads of the Departments "I pray you to write me no letters to reach Quincy or Boston after the 29th. On next Monday, sen'night, I shall set out for Trenton and reach it at latest by the 15th of October. I also request that you would write to the Attorney General and the American commissioners to meet us all at Trenton at as early a day after the 15th as you shall judge proper. I also desire that all this may be kept as...
August 23, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James McHenry Simmons provides the Secretary at War an estimate of the expense involved in moving the Accountant's Office from Philadelphia to Trenton, New Jersey.
August 23, 1799 Query: Expenses to move the Accountant's Office to Trenton James McHenry William Simmons Simmons should inform McHenry of the sum needed to move him and the gentlemen in his office from Philadelphia to Trenton to avoid the present epidemic fever in Philadelphia.
October 30, 1799 Transportation of offices from Trenton to Philadelphia James McHenry William Simmons States that the Quarter Master General has received instructions to provide the transportation necessary for the return of offices from Trenton to Philadelphia.
September 16, 1793 Presidential Orders to Erect Arsenal and Magazine at Trenton Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Washington gives detailed instructions for the creation of a magazine and arsenal at Trenton.
October 7, 1794 Blankets to Trenton John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of War has requested that Hodgdon have two hundred blankets transported to Trenton in New Jersey
October 30, 1799 Minutes of a Meeting in Trenton, New Jersey Unknown Author [not available] Minutes of a meeting in Trenton, New Jersey, October 30, 1799.
September 2, 1799 Approval of War Office Evacuation to Trenton & Request for Judgment on McAlister Payment Dispute (Copy of Differing Date) John Adams James McHenry Approves the removal of the War Office to Trenton due to the Philadelphia yellow fever; forwards correspondence concerning Hugh McAlister's claim for money from the War Department. Asks that McHenry review the evidence and see that justice is done.
March 15, 1799 Receipt to Hodgdon for transportation of War Department papers and furniture to Trenton as part of estate of David Park. John Park [not available] To Estate of David Park, from John Park for hire of sloop to carry papers and furniture of War and Auditor's Office from Philadelphia to Trenton.
July 16, 1795 Concerning future pay William Simmons Horatio R. Dayton Informs Lieutenant Dayton that Aaron Dunham, Supervisor of the Revenue at Trenton, will complete his pay.
August 26, 1799 Instructions for Shipment of Clothing Samuel Hodgdon John Wilkins, Jr. Encloses list of quantity of clothing waiting for delivery. Because the store may be shut up in a day or two, it is necessary to get these shipments out as soon as possible. Instructions for clothing for Trenton.
October 9, 1794 Request for Additional Articles James Mentges Samuel Hodgdon Mentges informs Hodgdon that, in addition to the common tents already requested, there are a number of other articles, herein listed, that will also be needed for the 500 men at Trenton. The Secretary of War has informed him that blankets and mail pillions have already ben sent.
September 27, 1794 Regimental Returns, Etc. Joseph Bloomfield Henry Knox The regimental returns show that there are 504 non-commissioned officers, privates, and officers at Trenton including 178 in the artillery.
September 24, 1794 Want of Camp Kettles, Etc. Joseph Bloomfield Henry Knox The troops at Trenton suffer much inconvenience from the want of camp kettles so iron pots have been borrowed for immediate use.
October 2, 1794 Major Hunt's Accounting Failures Francis Mentges Samuel Hodgdon Mentges comments on Peter Hunt's failure to obtain Mentges's signature for many of the articles he has delivered but he will require Hunt's adjutant to provide an exact return before he leaves Trenton.
August 22, 1799 Movement of Office due to Fever in City Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Due to a lingering fever in Philadelphia, seeks to move office to Trenton New Jersey.
August 30, 1799 Approval of War Office Evacuation to Trenton & Request for Judgment on McAlister Payment Dispute John Adams James McHenry Approves the removal of the War Office to Trenton due to the Philadelphia yellow fever; forwards correspondence concerning Hugh McAlister's claim for money from the War Department. Asks that McHenry review the evidence and see that justice is done.