Viewing 1–18 of 18 documents: "auction"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 8, 1798 Nine Pounders to be Sold at Auction Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon notes that two long nine-pounders are to be sold at auction and inquires as to whether they should be purchased for public use.
December 30, 1796 Lots Purchased at Public Auction Isaac Craig James McHenry Craig has purchased at a public auction of the Commissioners of Pennsylvania two lots at LeBeouf which he considers necessary for the United States to possess since they adjoin the grounds on which the public buildings are erected. He presumes that McHenry has made the proper application to the legislature of Pennsylvania who can be expeted to cede the property to the United States.
September 2, 1796 Estimated Costs per Quarter and Auction Isaac Craig James McHenry Estimate of first two quarters exceeded actual expenses, balance remains with Craig who is waiting to find out total costs of transportation to Detroit and cost of forage in Canada. Advised auctioning round jackets and trousers at auction. Waiting on instructions for dealing with supply of flour held by Scott and Ernest.
October 14, 1796 Sale of Provisions and Clothing Isaac Craig James McHenry Simmons asked Craig to draw on McHenry for the payment of the troops of the upper posts of the Ohio. Discussed using the flour on hand as quickly as possible by sending it to the baker. Uniforms sold at auction, prices listed.
January 20, 1797 A Deed in the Name of the President For Lots 37 & 38 Near Waterford Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Most eligible lots for erecting barracks at Le Boeuf were lots 37 and 38 located in the town of Waterford. Land lots went up for auction by commissioners Gen Irwin and Wilson, Craig sought to purchase them from the state of Pennsylvania for the United States.
August 26, 1796 Extract of Letter on Subject of Location for Block House and Barracks Isaac Craig James McHenry Craig strongly recommends lots No. 37 and 38 in the town of Waterford for the barracks and block house. The lots are to be sold at auction, and cannot be reserved. Craig therefore bought them in his own name, and expects the fee to be waived once application is made to the Governor or Legislature of Pennsylvania.
November 16, 1798 A View of the Public Finances Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Lists the revenue of the United States for 1795-1798 that was the result of the duties on imports and tonnage. Not withstanding the depredations on US commerce, the branch of revenue may be estimated at seven million dollars. This does not include duties on domestic distilled spirits, stills, sales at auction, licenses for selling foreign spirits and wines by retail, refined sugar and carriages.
November 25, 1799 Citation Only Charles Lee James McHenry Citation from 19th century auction catalog.
May 24, 1800 Disposal of a Horse Unfit for Service Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams asks if he should procure powder to replace the damaged casks in the magazine. The Superintendent has reported that one of the public horses is no longer fit for service at the works. He asks whether the horse should be sold at public auction or at a private sale and recommends that another one be purchased.
May 31, 1800 Concerning shipments of cartridge paper from London James McHenry Rufus King Writes that he does not know if the United States has received its shipments of cartridge paper from London. Adds that this is last day of duties as War Secretary.
August 26, 1796 Transportation of Whiskey and Purchase of Land Isaac Craig James McHenry Enclosed return of commissary stores at Fort Washington. Noted stores of whiskey at Fort Washington; navigation of Allegheny river as impossible and therefore whiskey cannot be sent to Le Boeuf. Land for block house and barracks at Le Boeuf determined. Land up for auction by state of Pennsylvania and Craig, Gen Irvin and George William request the lots.
August 30, 1784 Proper liquidation of stores Samuel Hodgdon John Bryant Samuel Hodgdon send to John Bryant a letter that discusses the proper liquidation of stores.
April 25, 1792 Two Chests of Tea, Etc. Charles Wilkins Samuel Hodgdon Upon inquiry, Wilkins finds that Mr. Levy, one of the gentlemen that purchased the remains of Mr. Duncan's goods, has Hodgdon's two chests of tea in his possession. If Hodgdon has any ideas as to how to dispose of the tea, Wilkins awaits his instructions.
April 8, 1787 Delivery of Shirts & Shoes, Congressional Deliberations, and Illegally Sold Powder Henry Knox Jeremiah Wadsworth Asks that Wadsworth go ahead and deliver the troops' shoes and shirts that he had planned to, and promises that he will be paid. Asks if Wadsworth will consent to take on additional warrants. Notes that "the subject of the troops" is before Congress, but that nothing has been decided yet. Thanks Wadsworth for information on damaged powder; believes "capital error" caused the damage. Asks that...
November 1, 1784 Instructions on sale of military stores Samuel Hodgdon Philip Van Ransalear Samuel Hodgdon sends to Philip Van Ransaliar a letter that provides instructions on the sale of military stores and the settlement of outstanding accounts.
August 7, 1797 Progress of Negotiations William Vans Murray James McHenry Letter, discusses treaty negotiations with France, gives opinions on Spain and U.S. foreign policy.
December 29, 1784 Case of Fraud Against Roger Wolcot William Thompson Joseph Howell Describes case of fraud against Roger Wolcot, who altered a note from the Paymaster General, and sold shares against the note. Request for deposition on the incident of fraud to be used in county court against Wolcott. Enclosed a copy of the testimony given in November regarding case of fraud. Discussed losing property and reputation.
December 29, 1784 Passing fraudulent pay certificates William Thompson Joseph Howell Cited in Howell to Thompson, 01/11/1785. Discusses the apprehension and trial of a man who was passing fraudulent pay certificates