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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
August 8, 1791 Change in Rendezvous Location Henry Knox Captain Pratt To expedite recruiting process, Pratt is authorized to change his rendez vous location from Middletown to Hartford. Noted that Mr. Colt will furnish supplies to recruits at Hartford.
April 8, 1791 Furnishing Recruits Henry Knox [not available] Letter, directs furnishing recruits.
May 7, 1792 Recruiting Instructions for Jedediah Rogers Henry Knox [not available] Form document with personal note by Knox on only placing men with good character into position of Lieut. due to amount of pay.
December 11, 1797 Indian Land, Treaty Talks, and Husbandry Utensils James McHenry Isaac Williams McHenry discusses Indian land and the need for treaty talks with sundry tribes; He adds that husbandry utensils for the Indians will be included in the annuity for the coming year.
January 20, 1801 Barracks Unfit for Habitation General William Irvine William Simmons Both the attending physician and the barrack master, Mr. Barker, affirm that the barracks are not fit to be inhabited.
October 21, 1786 Military Quota for New Hampshire Henry Knox John Sullivan Knox explains to Sullivan, acting as President (Governor) of New Hampshire, what the breakdown of officers will be for the 260 men to be raised in the state. Knox provides the letters for establishing pay, subsistence and forage and the articles of war for the information of Sullivan and of the officers that are being commissioned.
April 24, 1800 Returns of Arms & Accoutrements and Camp Equipage & Utensils William North [not available] This General Order states that all returns should be made to the Deputy Quartermaster General that are related to arms and accoutrements and camp equipage and utensils required by the twelve additional regiments of infantry and battalions of artillery commanded by Majors Tousard and Hoops to take the field.
November 12, 1798 Some Pistols & Muskets Do Not Match the Patterns Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is a return of all the tools and utensils at the Armory. Mr. Ames thinks it important to inform Hodgdon and the Secretary of War that the pistols and muskets that have been delivered do not conform in every particular to the patterns.
August 31, 1792 Estimate for farming utensils for the Southern Indians Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate for farming utensils for the Southern Indians.
April 15, 1799 Troop conditions in Portland Amos Stoddard Samuel Hodgdon Writes that he understands that his troops stationed in Portland have been authorized to receive a greater quantity of clothing than what is annually allowed to them by law. Reiterates the absolute necessity for tents - states that "our Blockhouse or Barrack is more like a loathsome prison than a wholesome habitation." Insists that conditions must improve in order to prevent "contagious...
January 10, 1800 Superintendent's Estimate is Too High Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams contends that the Superintendent's estimate of tools and utensils is too high by several thousand dollars. He bases his contention on documents he has on hand and he has asked [Ames] to dissect his rough estimate and assess the value of each article. [Ames] has refused saying that the Secretary of War has no objections to the estimate he submitted.
June 12, 1799 Necessary Supplies Should be Forwarded William S. Smith Alexander Hamilton "...we have neither tents nor the necessary camp utensils. I will however endeavor to help them over these inconveniences until, by your communications to the War Office, the necessary supplies may be forwarded--each Company will at present require 4 good axes and 4 spades and the earliest attention should be paid to the forwarding [of] the pelluses allowed--a further supply of clothing is...
March 29, 1792 Recruiting Instructions for John Stake Henry Knox [not available] Recruiting instructions issued by the War Dept. and handwritten note regarding the pay of non-commissioned officers.
April 12, 1792 Recruiting Instructions John Stagg [not available] Instructions, recruiting.
August 30, 1800 Settlement of Account of Supplies William Simmons Elijah and Simon House Settlement of account of supplies in Connecticut.
February 2, 1801 Simmons Explaining the Admissibility and Inadmissibility of Various Charges William Simmons Robert Parker Admissibility and inadmissibility of various charges.
December 31, 1799 Estimation of Tools and Utensils On Hand David Ames [not available] Estimation of all tools and utensils on hand at the Armory in Springfield as returned by the Superintendent per his return, December 31st 1799.
July 9, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons William Steele Simmons informs Steele that his claim was forwarded to the Secretary at War for decision.
December 3, 1786 Allocation of Clothing and Rations Henry Knox Henry Jackson Recent act of Congress reallocated provisions for military. No clothing or rations can be given to Jackson's requests. Knox discussed various duties Jackson should complete.
July 31, 1798 Appointment and Instructions Samuel Hodgdon Joseph Perkin Appoints superintendent and gives preliminary instructions on starting work on armory at Harpers Ferry.
November 26, 1795 Ordnances for Transport Timothy Pickering William Eaton Enclosed return for ordnance and military stores to be transported to fort on St. Mary's River.
May 26, 1798 Extensive List of Articles for the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris Harris is 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.
May 12, 1800 Explanation of Account Differences William Simmons Elijah House & Son Simmons examined accounts of Elijah House, contractor, and found difference in account balance, leaving House in debt to United States. Account details below.
November 20, 1798 Removal of Troops, Barracks Adam Hoops Alexander Hamilton Barracks at West Point require a few repairs, Barrack on Governor's Island complete. Some troops housed at West Point and New York City must be moved to new barracks. Families joined troops stationed at West Point.
1800 Returns and Receipts of David Offley [not available] [not available] Returns of stores and receipts signed off on by David Offley between March 1799 and January 1800. Includes a newspaper clipping about goods stolen from public stores.