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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 1, 1797 Forwarded Letter of Col. Biddle William Simmons James Wilkinson Simmons forwarded letter for Col. Biddle due to outbreak of Calamitous disorder in Philadelphia. If Wilkinson has any dispatches, Simmons will transfer them to Biddle.
August 22, 1797 Delivery of Tent Poles Appended to Order for Col. Biddle James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver tent poles for Col Biddle.
July 7, 1794 Delivery of Powder Unknown Author Samuel Hodgdon Note, directs charge of powder to Colonel Biddle.
September 27, 1789 Congratulations Henry Knox Clement Biddle Personal letter congratulating Biddle on recent appointment as Marshall of district in Pennsylvania.
February 10, 1792 An invoice of goods used for trade with Indians Samuel Hodgdon [not available] A return of merchandise forwarded from Philadelphia by Colonel Clement Biddle for Indian purposes.
October 3, 1794 Requesting an exact return on items furnished Clement Biddle Samuel Hodgdon Clement Biddle comments that Mr. Jackson has come round and provided an account for the last stores passed to him. Biddle wishes for an exact return from Hodgdon of the articles actually delivered on the general orders, which are provided in the letter. Hodgdon is Commissary of Military Stores.
March 18, 1801 Threats to Peace; traders at the Creek Agency; Doctor Foster Benjamin Hawkins Samuel Dexter Letter, discusses potential threats to peace. Mentions Doctor Foster having arrived from Jamaica. Mentions treaty between United States and Spain. Discusses traders in the Creek agency and the matter of licenses.
December 13, 1787 Joseph Howell discusses army accounts with Clement Biddle Joseph Howell Colonel C. Biddle Joseph Howell informs Clement Biddle that Captain William Scull has no claim on the United States.
December 6, 1785 Knox Discusses the Board of Treasury's Proposals with Contractor Biddle Henry Knox Clement Biddle Secretary at War discusses the contract for the supply of troop rations along the Ohio with Clement Biddle.
April 12, 1791 Craig gives to Knox an updated status of stores held at Fort Pitt Isaac Craig Henry Knox Craig informs Knox that the arms which had been previously sent to "a committee of the inhabitants of Pittsburgh" are now credited to an account with Clement Biddle. Craig inquires into the propriety of his providing quarters for George Gibson's recruits.
March 31, 1791 Delivery of Arms and Armaments Henry Knox Isaac Craig Orders to deliver muskets, bayonets, musket powder, and lead to Clement Biddle, Quartermaster General for the state of Pennsylvania.
March 6, 1789 Knox writes to Biddle about health Henry Knox Clement Biddle Knox relays information to Biddle regarding the health of himself and his family.
September 29, 1794 Letter of inquiry regarding marquee [tents] Clement Biddle Samuel Hodgdon Brigadier General White has applied to Biddle asking whether marquees [tents] for New Jersey have been sent as Colonel Mentges had assured him.
November 29, 1785 Letter Citation Clement Biddle Henry Knox Cited in knox to Biddle, 12/06/1785.
December 21, 1798 Order of clothing for Winchester John Harris Samuel Hodgdon Concerning an order from James McHenry relative to the clothing for Winchester; also mentions tents and Colonel Biddle.
December 10, 1788 Knox sends notice of payment to Biddle Henry Knox Clement Biddle Knox notifies Biddle that payment for rations provided to Captain Zeigler's Company has been sent via Robert Gilchrest.
July 16, 1789 Your Interests Blend with Those of the Public Henry Knox Clement Biddle Knox has been in Rhode Island attending to his sick child but assures Biddle that he supports him in the object he desires since Biddle's interests and the public's interests appear to be the same.
June 20, 1800 New Secretary of War and Future of the Agency Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Dexter, new Secretary of War still getting his bearings. Uncertain of the "agency's" future with the move to the City of Washington.
August 10, 1789 We Have the Worst to Apprehend, Etc. Henry Knox Clement Biddle Knox has found Biddle's certificate respecting his account while in the Army and has consulted Mr. Burrall who will be honorable regarding Biddle's pursuits. Knox is in despair regarding the prospect of his son's recovery from the fever.
April 27, 1795 Manning the Post at Presqu' Isle Thomas Mifflin Timothy Pickering Governor Mifflin responds to Pickering's opposition to the post at Presque Isle by explaining how it could be adequately manned by state militia paid by the General Government.
April 19, 1788 Warrants Henry Knox Clement Biddle Payment of warrants for rations.
October 25, 1787 Joseph Howell discusses army accounts with Clement Biddle Joseph Howell Clement Biddle Joseph Howell discusses the accounts of Captain John Richardson with Colonel Clement Biddle. Howell is assisting Richardson in obtaining a certificate.
September 24, 1794 Arms & Equipage Needed to Supply the Militia Clement Biddle Alexander Hamilton Clement Biddle, the Quartermaster General of Pennsylvania, asks Hamilton to order Samuel Hodgdon to provide the arms and camp equipage Biddle needs to equip the militia that it is about to set out for Reading and Harrisburgh. [Whiskey Rebellion]
August 17, 1787 Opposition to Execution of Law by People at Hudson Charles Biddle Timothy Pickering Biddle responds to Pickering's letter of the 13th, assuring him that commissions have been sent to Montgomery care of Balliot. There have been reports that some people at Hudson are determined to oppose execution of the law. Biddle hopes that there is no foundation, since government is doing everything it can to satisfy the settlers, but he warns Pickering to be on his guard just in case.
June 14, 1799 Management of Your Agency is Ridiculously Bad! Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton chastises McHenry for the inefficiency of the War Department in furnishing supplies. Delays attend every operation and articles are forwarded in a most incomplete manner. It is the Revolutionary War all over again only with caricature. It is truly farcical. The myopic eyes of the purveyors can see nothing beyond Philadelphia. Unless more competent agents can be found to procure and...