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February 7, 1794 List of articles and clothing for the Oneida Chief James Dean [not available] Dean writes that agreeable to Knox's desire, he requests articles of clothing which would afford a competent supply for the Oneida Chief.
August 18, 1797 Articles of clothing delivered Samuel Hodgdon William R. Boote Delivers to Ensign Boote the necessary articles of clothing.
November 15, 1796 Transforming Infantry Clothing into Artillery Clothing, Etc. John Harris Samuel Hodgdon Articles of infantry clothing can be appropriated to make up the deficiency in artillery clothing in Colonel Rochefontaine's return if the buttons are changed. They are in the hands of the Contractor and should be ready soon. The other articles required are in the stores including: drums, wooden shells, brass shells, sets of heads, receipt books, and stationery.
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.
November 19, 1794 Receipt of Clothing by Captain Thompson Samuel Hodgdon Alexander Thompson The articles of clothing mentioned in the enclosed invoice have been forwarded to [New] York. Thompson is asked to acknowledge receipt of the articles as soon as he receives them.
January 12, 1798 Articles of Clothing Sent as Inserted in the Enclosed Invoice Samuel Hodgdon Peter Shoemaker By order of the Sec. of War Hodgdon sent Shoemaker articles of clothing requested. Hodgdon asked Shoemaker to receive the items and notify him if the inventory matches the invoice.
January 22, 1799 Received Articles of Clothing Callender Irvine Samuel Hodgdon Irvine acknowledges receipt by Henry Irvin of the articles of clothing agreeable to the invoice and in good order.
July 24, 1799 Speculates about Contents of Hogsheads; Encourages Clothing to be Sent to Recruiting Parties in New Hampshire Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Reports the impossibility of knowing what type of clothing and articles are in the hogsheads mentioned in the letter. Believes that they are for the artillery regiment. If any recruiters remain in New Hampshire, it may be well for Mr. Rogers to check the contents and deliver clothing to them. Receipts are to be forwarded immediately.
October 15, 1794 Advance for clothing contractors Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton Clothing contractors have requested of Tench Coxe, Commissioner of the Revenue, to procure them an advance of $15-20,000. The articles the clothing contractors are to supply will amount to about $120,000.
May 17, 1793 Articles of Clothing for Captain Butler John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is directed to send to Major Thomas Butler in Carlisle the articles of clothing listed in the enclosed return.
December 5, 1798 Articles of Clothing & Military Stores Samuel Hodgdon Amos Stoddard Articles of clothing and military stores are being sent to Stoddard's address. The receipt should be on the bill of lading which will enable the captain [of the vessel] to receive payment of his freight.
August 12, 1794 Articles of Clothing for Hutchins' Recruits John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Lt. Thomas Hutchins has reported that his recruits at Elizabeth Town are in want of sundry articles of clothing. Blankets, shirts, linen overalls, and shoes should be forwarded to him.
September 1, 1794 Articles of Clothing for Discharged Soldiers John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Philip Delabar, a discharged soldier, is due arrears of clothing. Stagg laments the necessity to deliver articles of clothing to discharged soldiers instead of paying them in cash.
September 28, 1798 Replacing Privates' Clothing with Sergeants' Clothing Samuel Hodgdon John Swan Hodgdon proposes sending sergeants' clothing in place of privates clothing which is in short supply. Though the clothing for sergeants is more expensive there is not much difference between the two.
June 15, 1798 Clothing and Supplies for Marines on the Ship of War "Delaware" Timothy Pickering John Harris Harris is asked to deliver the listed articles to Lieutenant McKnight for the Marines on board the ship of war "Delaware." If any of these articles are not in the store, it should be stated immediately so they can be procured without delay.
July 30, 1798 Articles for Recruiting Parties Samuel Hodgdon Melancton Smith Hodgdon asks Smith to expedite the articles in the enclosed invoice to the recruiting parties since nothing can be accomplished at those destinations until the clothing arrives.
December 21, 1799 Shot and Clothing Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Discusses clothing and other articles. Shot bring produced at Hope's furnace but not yet in sufficient quantities. Mentions vessels headed to Savannah, on which articles can be forwarded.
June 1, 1795 Artillery Clothing to be Sent to West Point John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Stagg lists a number of articles of artillary clothing that should be packed up and sent to West Point along with the articles that have already been ordered for that place and which are to go by water.
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.
October 24, 1798 Our Situation Relative to Clothing for the Army Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon expresses his concern regarding clothing for the Army at the northern posts. As winter approaches, clothing should be transported immediately.
October 10, 1794 Urgent Need for Clothes Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Immediate delivery of clothing, use of coaches mentioned.
October 22, 1792 Contract with George Dannacker and William Young Alexander Hamilton [not available] Notification that, "'A contract for several articles of Clothing specified' for United States troops for the year 1793 was concluded on this date.
December 21, 1791 Clothing, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Craig has forwarded care of Captain Cushing several articles, including clothing. Mentions a defeat, general panic, and the Northern Indians. No news yet received from Congress.
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.
April 30, 1799 Importance of Clothing for Recruits Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton remarks on the lack of clothing at the regimental rendezvous and the importance of its arrival, request for expedited transport of clothing articles.