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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 5, 1798 Receipt of William Simmons for transmit to Captain James Stille of the 2d Regiment of Artillery and Engineers at Trenton Samuel Lewis William Simmons Lewis received $200 from William Simmons to be transmitted to Captain James Stille, 2d Regiment Artillerists and Engineers at Trenton New Jersey on account of recruiting service.
August 17, 1798 Mortification Due to the Conduct of the Wretch, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Along with a discussion of a number of supply and arms matters, Hodgdon expresses his mortification at the conduct of the individual who sought to move the furniture of the public offices to Trenton.
September 24, 1799 Loss of a Favorite Child of Two Years Old, Etc. James Miller Samuel Hodgdon Miller cites the death of his child as the reason he was delayed in transporting clothing to various posts but assures Hodgdon that it is now on its way.
August 30, 1798 Invoice of public stores Samuel Hodgdon William R. Boote Invoice of public stores forwarded to Trenton, addressed to Major Peter Hunt, to be forwarded to Ensign Boote.
June 30, 1792 Note from the War Office ordering powder horns and levies' clothing to be forwarded to Pittsburg and wagons to Trenton [not available] [not available] War Office document directs 200 powder horns and bullet pouches and all the levy clothing in store to go on to Fort Pitt, and 2 four horse wagons to be hired to go to Trenton New Jersey, then to New Brunswick New Jersey if they should not meet the troops before, for Captain Phelan's detachment on the march to Fort Pitt.
November 15, 1798 Certification of payments; Ensign Joel Cook, 3d Regiment, for expenses attending court of inquiry on Captain James Miller at Trenton William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $24 to Ensign Joel Cook, 3d Regiment, for expenses attending court of inquiry on Captain James Miller at Trenton, New Jersey.
September 17, 1799 Land Warrant for Joseph Johnston, Etc. Samuel Lewis Samuel Hodgdon Lewis describes the process by which the land warrant for Joseph Johnston can be lawfully issued to him. He confirms that he and his family are healthy in Trenton but looks forward to the time when he can return to Philadelphia. He asks for information respecting his house.
August 28, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Ebenezer Stevens Fever in Philadelphia causes the Accountant's Office to relocate to Trenton. Simmons informs Stevens that his accounts as agent of the fortifications at New York were received.
October 15, 1798 Encloses Commission as Major General and Requests Presence James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Encloses commission as Major General in the US army and requests presence at Trenton or Philadelphia for advice and assistance with Knox and Washington. Plans to raise an army to submit to the President. Considers nomination and support from the Senate.
November 2, 1798 Certification of payments; Captain George Ingersoll, Artillerists and Engineers for expenses attending General Court Martial of Captain Thomas Lewis at Trenton William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $243.45 to Captain George Ingersoll, Artillerists and Engineers for subsistence and expenses attending General Court Martial of Captain Thomas Lewis at Trenton.
September 7, 1799 Drawing Money for Bills and Yellow Fever in Philadelphia Caleb Swan Samuel Hodgdon Swan has not disposed of the $4,000 and cannot provide Hodgdon with a draft. In the final paragraph, Swan is referring to yellow fever, raging in Philadelphia. When as the rest of the department relocated to Trenton, Hodgdon took pride in the fact that he stayed behind, which Swan considered dangerous.
September 26, 1799 More organization is indispensable. Alexander Hamilton Charles Cotesworth Pinckney "I have heard of your arrival at Rhode Island. On the____ I wrote you a long letter transmitting all the instructions which respect the recruiting service &c. Did you receive this letter? Is there anyone who would act upon it in your absence? I wish you could make a visit to Trenton convenient. More organization is indispensable. Several things of material concern are to be arranged. I shall go...
November 14, 1798 Certification of payments; Ensign George W. Stall, of 1st Regiment for expenses attending court of inquiry on conduct of Captain Edward Miller at Trenton as witness William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $15 for Ensign George W. Stall, of 1st Regiment for expenses attending court of inquiry on conduct of Captain Edward Miller at Trenton, New Jersey as witness.
January 9, 1793 Requests Clothing, Swords, Belts for Captain Pratt John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Request to deliver to Captain Pratt complete suits for sergeants, corporals, and privates. Also requests sergeants' swords and belts, and to exchange one sword and one drum. Asks that they be properly packed in boxes and transported by water to Trenton, then by land to New Brunswick.
August 30, 1799 Mail Delivery and Credentials Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Long travel times of letters to and from Trenton caused Hodgdon to request that Craig's letters not be enclosed per usual practice to expedite their delivery to the War Office. The city is "in ruins" due to unknown causes that hurt the city's credentials.
May 3, 1799 Report of Clothing Shipment James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Reports clothing for New York, New Haven, and Trenton is packed and ready for shipment. Clothing for Pennsylvania is also ready. Prepares shipment for Massachusetts to ensure correct number of supply, as well as for Maryland regiments, with reference to Virginia and North Carolina.
April 3, 1794 Recommending Mr. Roberts Jacob Servoss Samuel Hodgdon Servoss recommends his friend Michael Roberts who has purchased the stores at Lamberton from Mr. Milnor. He also has a large vessel that transports goods from Trenton to Lamberton so if Hodgdon has any public stores to forward that way Roberts would be happy to accommodate him.
November 20, 1784 Account of notes William Livingston John Pierce Governor Livingston of New Jersey requests an account of the notes issued by the United States to the officers and men of the Jersey Line.
October 14, 1797 Invoice of public stores Samuel Hodgdon William R. Boote Invoice of public stores forwarded to Trenton, addressed to Major Peter Hunt, to then be forwarded to Ensign Boote in New Brunswick. Includes French muskets, wooden canteens, and screwdrivers.
July 16, 1787 Request for service to a Mr. McKay, a stranger in New York S. Bayard Joseph Howell Laments that Howell has not responded to letter from Bayard. Mr. McKay, son of old Colonel who died at Trenton at the beginning of the War and Bayard's brother in law is the bearer of the letter. A stranger in New York, asks that Howell give any service Howell may render him; will be gratefully acknowledged. Discusses settlement of accounts;
August 23, 1792 Type Undetermined, Zebulon M. Pike to William Knox Zebulon M. Pike William Knox No available image.
April 16, 1799 Certification of payments; Jonathan Rhea for compensation and expenses in making contracts of articles for the posts of Rendezvous in New Jersey, to include Hackensack, Elizabeth Town, Trenton, New Brunswick, Burlington William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $60 to Jonathan Rhea for compensation and expenses in making contracts of articles for the posts of Rendezvous in New Jersey, to include Hackensack, Elizabeth Town, Trenton, New Brunswick, Burlington, New Jersey.
October 7, 1799 Estimate for the Ensuing Year James McHenry William Simmons In order for McHenry to complete his estimate for the ensuing year he requires Simmons to furnish him with an estimate of the number of clerks needed in his office and their salaries, including Simmons' own salary, and also that of a messenger.
March 17, 1794 Suitable Buildings for military stores A. Hunt Samuel Hodgdon Responding to Hodgdon's inquiry, Hunts notes that there are no unoccupied buildings suitable for military stores in Trenton except for one owned by Robert Walnalittle and a bake house owned by Hunt.
July 21, 1786 Estimate of cost to transport supplies to Pittsburgh Quartermaster General's Department Henry Knox From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate of the sums wanting for the payment of listed wagoners for transportation of stores and baggage belonging to the 1st (First) American Regiment from Philadelphia and Trenton to Pittsburg