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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 30, 1791 Delivery of Supplies Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Enclosed invoice for private articles. Requested supplies for dragoons to arrive in next wagon.
May 9, 1794 Injury to a Private Vessel by Unauthorizede Persons Alexander Hamilton George Hammond Hamilton discusses a case in which a private vessel, engaged by the British Consul at Norfolk, has been damaged by unauthorized persons. This constitutes a private trespass which must be redressed through the ordinary course of law.
May 26, 1797 Disposal of the Articles at Fort Washington John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of War approves of the disposal of of the articles belonging to the Commissary's department at Fort Washington. Mr. Day, the Assistant Commissary, should be instructed accordingly and those articles not disposed of should be deposited in the care of the person at that post having charge of public property.
September 27, 1800 Ascertaining the Articles Belonging to Each Regiment Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams apoligizes for being unable to provide information regarding the articles from Oxford. He has already stated the impossibility of ascertaining the regiment for which each article is intended without first having the assistance of the pay and quartermaster of each regiment.
May 21, 1798 Articles for the Ship of War "Ganges" James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver the following articles to Lieutenant Carmic for the Marines on board the ship of war "Ganges": sergeant's, private's and music coats, sergeant's, private's and music waist coats, sergeant's, private's and music pantaloons, shirts, shoes, a musket, a bayonet, a fife and case, and musket cartridges. For the ship's use: reams of musket cartridge paper, and cannon...
September 14, 1796 Pattern Articles for Sergeants' and Musicians' Clothing James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon Pattern articles should be made of the sergeants' and musicians' clothing to be inspected by the persons willing to contract for the production of those items. The patterns must be of the same quality that will be required of the contractors.
February 22, 1795 Proclamation - Peace Between the United States and Indian Nations North West of the Ohio River Anthony Wayne William Henry Harrison Peace established by A. Wayne between United States and Indian Nation. Mutual surrender of prisoners, cessation of hostilities, and general treaty to hold council for all causes of controversy. Punishment for violation of treaty threatened.
October 3, 1798 Certification of payments; Private Townsend's Clothing William Simmons James McHenry Certification that it appears from the Certificate of Captain John Heath of the 3rd Regiment of Infantry that sundry articles of clothing were due Allen Townsend, late a private in his Company, at the time of his discharge which at the contract price amounts to $33.36.
April 24, 1800 General scale for transport of officers stores William Simmons [not available] Supporting documents on the approved scale for annual transportation costs of private stores belonging to officers at remote posts. Addressed extending compensation.
May 12, 1798 Request for Issue of Private's Clothing, With Return & Note from Commanding Officer James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of clothing to a private in the 1st Infantry Regiment, who serves as a waiter to Lt. Hyde. Hyde's confirmation that the private has not yet drawn clothing is included, as is a return of the articles sent.
May 14, 1799 Certification of payment; Private John Collins in Captain James Taylor’s Troop of Dragoons Peter Hagner James McHenry Certification of payment; $14.41 to Private John Collins in Captain James Taylor’s Troop of Dragoons, for sundry articles of clothing.
August 30, 1800 Ascertaining the Articles Intended for Each Regiment, Etc. Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon From the manner in which the stores arrive from Oxford, it is impossible to ascertain the articles belonging to each individual regiment. Nearly all the tents, and part of the blankets, cartouche boxes, and canteens come openly in bundles. Many of the casks and probably all the arms chests did not have the number of the regiment they belong to.
[not available] Articles of Stores Belonging to Hodgdon to be Placed to Mess account. Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Samuel Hodgdon listed stores belonging to himself and noted that they are to be placed in the mess account. Items include plates, silverware, wine, brandy, coffee and cheese.
May 24, 1798 Arms and Stores Claimed by the State of Maryland, Etc. Henry Bedinger Samuel Hodgdon Despite his efforts, Bedinger has been unable to locate the arms and stores claimed by the State of Maryland. Without Major Langham's assistance he cannot differentiate between Maryland's articles and those belonging to the United States. Major Langham is expected soon so the matter should be resolved upon his return.
March 31, 1800 Certification of payment; Private Arden Hill, deceased, 2d Regiment of Infantry, for pay William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $45.06 to Private Arden Hill, deceased, 2d Regiment of Infantry, for pay and sundry articles of clothing.
May 24, 1787 Sale of Damaged Powder William Price Henry Knox Several persons have inquired about the possible sale of damaged powder but would not name a price they might pay. They also want to know if it will be offered at a public or private sale.
March 26, 1799 Clothing, Arms, and Accoutrements James McHenry Timothy Phelps Plans are being made to forward to New Haven the clothing, arms, and accoutrements intended for the regiment to be raised in the State of Connecticut. Phelps should receive these articles and have them stored and delivered to those persons who will be mentioned to him. Reasonable compensation will be provided to Phelps for his trouble in this matter.
March 13, 1799 Certification of payments; Private Patrick Whaland in Captain Richard Sparks’ Company, 3d Regiment of Infantry William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $6.91 to Private Patrick Whaland in Captain Richard Sparks’ Company, 3d Regiment of Infantry, for articles and clothing and certificate of Captain Sparks.
November 8, 1792 Equipping Private Burke R.J. Vandenbrock Samuel Hodgdon Joseph Burke, a private in Capt. Hunt's Company of Infantry should be provided the following articles of clothing: one shirt, one pair of woolen overalls, one pair of shoes, one pair of shoe buckles, one stock and clasp, one blanket, one knapsack and one haversack. A receipt for same should be taken so that Pvt. Burke will be charged the contract price for these articles.
March 29, 1799 Letter to the Superintendent of Military Stores Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Mentions that he had contacted the Treasury Secretary about receiving credit for a quantity of powder that he purchased, but has not yet heard back from the Treasury. Also notes that he has taken command of a regiment of artillery.
May 9, 1797 Receipt of Clothing and Private Property Stephen Rochefontaine Samuel Hodgdon Rochefontaine has received the return of clothing delivered to friendly detachments for the month of April. The articles of private property sent to the care of Mr. Smith at New York have also come to hand and the freight has been paid.
November 26, 1799 Certification of payment; Private Alexander Boyd, 4th Regiment of Infantry William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $15.13 Private Alexander Boyd, 4th Regiment of Infantry, for sundry articles of uniform clothing.
November 1798 Beard's Account William Simmons Richard Sparks There appears to be a contradiction between the account stated for Levy Beard and the certificate. The first expresses that there is due him some articles of clothing and the other shows no balance. There is also information regarding Beard and a mare belonging to the United States so Simmons needs to know what became of the mare.
August 21, 1793 Restitution of Prizes Captured by Privateers Illegally Fitted Out Henry Knox Joshua Clayton Knox orders that any prizes brought into U. S. ports by foreign belligerents should be restored to those persons who were the owners at the time of capture. If those persons cannot be found, the prizes should be turned over to the consuls of the nations where the prizes orginated.
May 8, 1793 Baggage and goods belonging to Indians Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Knox asks that all the baggage and goods belonging to Indians under Captain Prior accompany them. Indians insist upon this.