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September 9, 1796 Articles Wanted for the Fort at Niagara War Office Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of War is about to send a detachment to Oswego. Articles such as iron and steel are wanted at Niagara so if there are any at West Point, they should be sent on. If not, they must be purchased.
October 5, 1792 Articles Wanted by Mr. Morrow Henry Knox Isaac Craig Articles wanted by Mr. Morrow shall be immediately attended to.
April 29, 1797 Articles Wanted for the Sloop "Detroit" James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon The Quartermaster General has appointed Hodgdon his agent in Philadelphia. Enclosed is a list of the articles wanted for the sloop "Detroit" that should be forwarded to Detroit as soon as possible.
April 17, 1798 Estimate of Articles Wanted for the Georgia Frontier Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Estimate of articles wanted for the troops and garrisons on the Georgia frontier for 1798.
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.
September 6, 1794 List of articles wanted for the armories at Pittsburg [not available] [not available] List of armorer supplies, tools and equipment wanted for the armourers at Pittsburg. A copy of this inventory was forwarded to Col Hamilton 6 Sept 1794. Document is not signed.
July 25, 1798 Stationery Wanted at Pittsburgh, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Enclosed is a return for stationery wanted at Pittsburgh and another for articles wanted in the public store.
January 15, 1799 Articles wanted to complete the contract and the order for additional Regiment of Artillery [not available] [not available] Articles listed include overalls and shirts for infantry and artillery privates and sergeants. Items are articles wanted to complete contract and order for additional regiment of artillery.
April 9, 1793 Secretary of War request for return of military stores wanted on Western Frontiers John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of War requests return of military stores wanted on Western Frontiers for year 1793. Asks for articles on hand, those to be purchased, and costs.
September 12, 1796 Articles Wanting in the Armory, Etc. Thomas Holt Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is a bill of articles wanted in the Armory. The quantity of steel called for in the inventory is the same amount that is on hand in the old stock which has been found to be wholly serviceable.
March 25, 1800 Articles Wanted for the Dey & Ministry Richard O'Brien [not available] A list of articles wanted for the Dey and Ministry with the commission for timber on the annuity, i.e., to launch and pave the way for said timber to turn out at Algiers to the advantage of the United States. All the listed articles should be directed to O'Brien at Algiers and he warns that these articles should be particularly attended to or he shall have no friends to aid him. Since the timber...
December 2, 1799 Memorandum of supplies wanted at Detroit David Strong Samuel Hodgdon Encloses memorandum of supplies wanted; requests that the articles be forwarded to Detroit early in the spring.
March 16, 1798 Return of Articles for the Frigate "Constellation" Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Return of articles wanted for the frigate "Constitution" lying in the Patapsco [River], showing the quantity of each now in the Store at Philadelphia and those that are deficient.
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.
July 7, 1796 Articles Wanted for West Point Tench Francis Samuel Hodgdon Francis has received an order from the Treasury Department for a number of articles needed at West Point. Most of them can be forwarded from New York but the source of the following must be identified by the Secretary of War: reams of cartridge papers, a pair of steel guards [?], salt peter, sheets of poster board.
July 26, 1794 Mass of supplies for the War Department Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue encloses an extract from a letter of his to Secretary Knox regarding the mass of supplies for the War Department, together with his answer. Also encloses five several lists this day received of articles which are likely to be wanted. Believes it to be expedient that measures be taken for the importation of many of the articles.
November 12, 1791 Horse Collar Chains Samuel Boyd Samuel Hodgdon If there is a campaign the following Spring, and there will probably be one, Hodgdon is asked to provide a variety of articles that will be wanted such as horse collar chains and all sorts of harnesses. They can be had on good terms provided timely notice is given.
August 14, 1800 Lyman is Dangerously Sick, Etc. Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams will contact Major Buel to request a return of all articles wanted for recruits. A return of the articles from Oxford will soon be furnished if Williams' health allows it. Samuel Lyman is dangerously sick. The palpitations of his heart cause the doctors to suspect his case may be incurable.
June 16, 1797 Articles Wanted for Frigates James McHenry John Harris McHenry asks Harris to furnish the Purveyor with the listed articles.
August 12, 1799 Return of clothing wanted for Captain Irwin Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Encloses a return of clothing wanted for Captain Irwin's company of artillerists and engineers. States that he can furnish the coats and vests by himself, but that the other articles be forwarded at the earliest opportunity.
October 23, 1799 Return of clothing wanted for infantry Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Encloses a return of clothing wanted for a regiment of infantry, according to General Hamilton's request. Asks that the articles be forwarded before the winter sets in. States that he can handle the coats, vests, and blankets.
February 10, 1798 Supplies Wanted for the Troops at West Point Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Letter, discusses uniforms for West Point; alludes to recruiting service.
July 2, 1798 Articles Wanted for Macpherson's Blues. [not available] John Harris Directs issue of weapons, instruments, and cannon implements to the unit MacPherson's Blues (7/2/1798); a return for the same is included.
March 25, 1800 Articles for the Dey & Ministery of Algiers Richard O'Brien Timothy Pickering A list of articles wanted for the Dey and Ministry with the commission for timber on the annuity, i.e., to launch and pave the way for said timber to turn out at Algiers to the advantage of the United States. All the listed articles should be directed to O'Brien at Algiers and he warns that these articles should be particularly attended to or he shall have no friends to aid him in the business....
October 30, 1792 Estimate for Articles Wanted in the Quartermaster General's Department at Pittsburgh Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate for listed articles wanting in the Quartermaster General's Department at Pittsburg.