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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 22, 1800 Articles Sent to the Navy Stores Unknown Author [not available] Invoice of articles sent down to the Navy Stores.
September 7, 1792 Regarding Deficient Articles of Military and Quarter Master Stores Henry Knox Isaac Craig Transmits a copy of Hodgdon's letter enclosing explanation respecting deficient articles of military and quarter master stores.
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.
November 6, 1798 Articles on Hand in the Ordnance & Military Stores Departments Samuel Hodgdon George Washington Hodgdon assures General Washington that his stationery is being forwarded along with the return of the articles on hand in the ordnance and military stores department.
September 14, 1792 Report on Return of Deficient Articles Isaac Craig Henry Knox Craig makes reference to Colonel Hodgdon's report on the return of deficient articles of stores. He suggests that in the hurry of business, some articles may have escaped his attention. Craig encloses return of stores delivered on recent wagon loads.
March 15, 1798 Articles & Stores for the "Constellation" James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is directed to expedite the delivery of a list of articles and stores to the frigate "Constellation'" anchored in the Patapsco River. If the items previously requested for that ship have not been delivered, Hodgdon must see that they are sent with the greatest possible dispatch.
May 21, 1800 Articles necessary for Indian annuities James McHenry Israel Whelen Encloses a list of articles necessary to complete the annuities for the Indian Nations. Suggests purchasing the oxen and packhorses as near the Indian Nations as possible.
May 4, 1798 Inventory of articles on board ships Ganges and Hamburgh Captain John Barry [not available] Asks that someone be appointed to make out and sign inventory and receipts for guns, stores and articles of equipment related to purchase of ships Ganges and Hamburgh by Secretary of Treasury.
October 8, 1800 Articles Wanted That Are Not in Store Samuel Dexter Samuel Hodgdon Dexter admonishes Hodgdon because military stores and ordnance are not in store that are needed in Detroit and Niagara. Therefore, they should either be purchased or fabricated. He wants a return of those articles mentioned in the requisitions that are not in the store and the best and speediest means of supplying the deficiency.
October 2, 1794 General Principles Governing the Accounts of Your Office Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon The Comptroller explains the principles and instructions by which the Office of the Intendant of Military Stores is to be governed.
June 24, 1800 Receiving Stores Not Purchased for the Navy Robert Gill Samuel Hodgdon Gill declares that he has been authorized only to receive stores intended for the Navy Department. However, when it has been represented to him that some articles suitable for the Navy Department have been sent to the Military Store he agreed to accept them. But he has no intention of accepting articles purchased expressly for the Military Store and not in use by the Navy.
April 17, 1798 Estimate of Articles Wanted for the Tennessee Frontier Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Estimate of articles wanted for the troops on the Tennessee frontier for the year 1798.
November 11, 1796 Instructions for Keeper of Military Stores James McHenry John Harris Appoints John Harris Storekeeper of articles pertaining to the Department of War [military stores], and transmits regulations for that office. These address: inventorying & record-keeping, the receipt of items (such as skins) from Indian trading houses, inspections, handling funds, arrangement of stores, safe storage of gunpowder, and salary.
June 23, 1784 Prices of Military Stores Peter R. Chevalier Samuel Hodgdon Request for prices of various articles of military stores listed in the letter.
November 12, 1800 Order for articles Samuel Dexter James Miller This letter encloses an order placed with Samuel Hodgdon to send stores to Pittsburgh. The Secretary at War directs Miller to send these items to the Quartermaster General without delay.
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.
March 21, 1798 Articles Sent to Port Tobacco Samuel Hodgdon Samuel Dyson Letter, directs acknowledging receipt of stores sent to Port Tobacco.
February 10, 1801 Account of Expenditures Delayed and Partial Return of Articles Samuel Annin Samuel Hodgdon Annin does not have the accounts of expenditures, because he had to return them so the many mistakes could be fixed. Once they are complete he will send them directly to Hodgdon. Encloses a partial return of articles on hand as of January 1.
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 15, 1798 Stores & Articles for the Frigate "Constellation" James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver to Samuel Hodgdon the undermentioned stores and articles for the Frigate "Constellation." They should be transported to that ship with all possible dispatch.
May 26, 1798 Military and Other Stores for the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris John Harris has been directed to deliver items enumerated on a nine-page list from the public stores to Captain John Barry for the ship "United States." Included are articles for the ship's chandlery, paints, charts, cabin furniture, hospital stores and utensils, stationery, and provisions.
June 14, 1797 Letter from the War Office to the Secretary of the Treasury with statement of stores and articles for Algerine frigate [not available] Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Comprehensive list of stores for "Algerine Frigate."
February 23, 1793 Receipt of Letters and Returns Henry Knox Isaac Craig Knox acknowledges receipt of letters and returns of stores, and of articles forwarded to several posts and issues at Pittsburg.
October 13, 1797 Goods and articles to be forwarded Nathan Jones William R. Boote Informs Ensign Boote that the Superintendent of Military Stores has been ordered to forward various goods and articles, including knapsacks and canteen.
March 1, 1799 Poses Questions about Accountability of Stores aboard Ships, Accounts, and Accountability of Records Samuel Hodgdon William Winder Refers to letter with rigid rules outlining instructions. Raises potential queries for consideration: articles on board ships, accountablity for stores, tracing accounts through subordinates, layout of record book, etc.