Viewing 1–25 of 106 documents: "barely shipping"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 26, 1798 Send Guns from Providence to Portland Samuel Hodgdon Joseph Elliot Hodgdon asks Elliot to send four 24 pound guns to Lemuel Weeks in Portland. Mr. Weeks has a brig currently at Providence bound for Portland which can carry the guns, so Elliot only needs to move the guns from their present location to the ship. If Week's ship has already sailed, Elliot should find another vessel bound for Portland to convey the guns.
June 15, 1797 Reports Indian Trading Edward Price James McHenry Since arriving, they have been busy engaging shipping of supplies to Philadelphia and seeking Indian goods. Discusses shipping. Writes about Indian habits at trading posts.
May 9, 1794 Shipping Information Relative to Embargo Henry Knox Henry Lee Shipping fleets in St. Domingo, and along east coast uphold embargo.
April 26, 1800 Additional Instructions for Shipping of and Contracting for Shoes James McHenry Jeremiah Wadsworth Directions for shipping new shoes. Clarification on instructions for an additional order of shoes.
July 25, 1797 Attend to Shipping Matters Tench Francis Joshua Humphreys If Humphreys passes through Havre de Grace Francis requested to attend to some shipping matters.
June 4, 1784 Shipping of Bells Worsley Emes Samuel Hodgdon Advises of the shipping of the bells belonging to Mr. Livingston's church.
October 24, 1797 On the Safety of Philadelphia for Congress, and Why France Will Continue to Plunder American Shipping While Her War With England Lasts Oliver Wolcott, Jr. John Adams Wolcott advises the president on the safety of Philadelphia as a place for Congress to convene, given its recent outbreak of sickness; Wolcott assures him that it is now safe. Opines on U.S.-French relations, and on whether Adams' new envoys to France will be received. Says he believes no treaty will be accorded by the French until they have peace with England, since 1) it is in the interests...
January 11, 1799 Discussion of Shipping to Mississippi Territory with Threats of Privateers Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Acknowledges letter and information from Governor Winthrop Sargent's goods. Includes figures for shipping items to the Natchez by sea. Adds value of insurance with the great risk of privateers. Hopes to resolve issues soon with Forrest and with Campbell.
February 9, 1799 Letter regarding shipment of goods [not available] Samuel Hodgdon Enclose an account of expenditures and trouble with shipping of goods from Philadelphia. Request payment to John Barnes. Have sent goods to destinations except for box of stationary.
November 13, 1784 Failure to ship ordered goods Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon Thomas Pickering sends to Samuel Hodgdon an abrupt letter in which he threatens to charge Hodgdon for failing to ship ordered goods.
July 21, 1794 Requests Shelter for shipping on Delaware River Tench Coxe Henry Knox Requests means to shelter ships at Mud Island Fort on the Delaware River. Seeks information about accommodations.
December 28, 1798 Shipping Stores to Natchez, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Among the stores being shipped to Natchez are those addressed to Governor Sargent on board a boat in charge of Judge William McGuire. Craig has not heard of the boat being stopped by ice but he has reason to believe that it could not have proceeded very far without being impeded by ice.
December 16, 1798 Your Country Needs You! Alexander Hamilton James Gunn Hamilton enlists General Gunn's service in the Provisional Army.
November 12, 1788 William Knox writes to his brother William Knox [not available] Letter, discusses shipping uniform suits of clothing.
July 24, 1797 Presents for the Chickasaws, Etc. Unknown Author James McHenry Among a number of matters, the author discusses the distribution of presents to the Chickasaws at Chickasaw Bluffs. He apologizes for his late communication which is due to a violent intermittent which has attacked him and affected to such an extent that he is barely able to hold his pen.
April 5, 1797 Extract of Letter [not available] [not available] Extract Letter, discusses supplies needed and precautions in shipping them.
April 5, 1797 Extract of Letter [not available] [not available] Extract Letter, discusses supplies needed and precautions in shipping them.
April 18, 1798 Instructions for Inspecting & Shipping New York Cannon Offered to United States James McHenry Captain John Barry Instructs Captain Barry to inspect the cannon offered to the United States by the legislature of New York, and to send them to Philadelphia if he finds them fit for service.
November 22, 1800 Successful Move to City of Washinton, Treaty with King of Prussia John Adams Congress of the United States Congratulated government offices on their move to the District of Columbia. Urged Congress to maintain "pacific policy" with European nations relative to maritime shipping and trade. Fortification of sea ports and harbors necessary, however additional allocation of funds was for Congress to decide.
July 16, 1794 Requests Report on Damage to Winter Harbor on Delaware River Tench Coxe Henry Knox Requests report on injury to the winter harbor on the Delaware River.
July 31, 1792 Packing and shipping of light dragoon saddles Matthias Williamson Samuel Hodgdon Mathias Williamson reports that, in accordance with instructions from Henry Knox, Secretary of War, which he received from Jonathan Dayton Esquire, he has packed 14 light dragoon saddles. Have been shipped to Hodgdon as commissary of military stores, from New York to Philadelphia, via ship, Jacob Bird commanding.
January 12, 1797 Regarding Lumber Shipment & Weather Effects on Shipping Forman Cheesman Josiah Fox Letter, informs re shipment of locust trunails; discusses effects of weather on shipping.
February 20, 1798 Shipment to Georgia John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Have prepared immediately for shipping to Georgia one thousand muskets and bayonets, fifty barrels of musket powder, and five tons of lead.
April 4, 1799 A Place for My Son John Joseph Perkin Samuel Hodgdon Perkins' son John is dissatisfied with his current employment so Perkins asks Hodgdon to find John a position as an apprentice in some Philadelphia mercantile house in the shipping line.
September 19, 1796 Regarding Frigate Timber & Frigate for Dey of Algiers Captain Samuel Nicholson Josiah Fox Letter, discusses timber for Frigates; discusses shipping timber to Boston; mentions Frigate for Dey of Algiers.