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November 9, 1792 Forwarding of money in a barrel Samuel Hodgdon James O'Hara Packed money in a light barrel. Will go forward in Brotherton's wagon. He knows nothing of the contents. Barrel also contains knapsacks; deliver to Major Craig. Informs on further financial matters and forwarding of money. Says to immerse the notes in bilge water to get in pristine condition.
April 7, 1798 Request for Issue of Powder for Gun Barrel Tests James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of musket powder for use in musket & pistol trials.
October 13, 1784 Barrel of pickled fish Nathaniel Donnell Samuel Hodgdon Commander Nathaniel Donnell sends to Major Samuel Hodgdon a request to procure a barrel of pickled fish.
July 6, 1798 Deliver of Pistol for Pattern James McHenry John Harris Letter, directs issue of pistol barrel, stock & lock for pattern pistol.
March 6, 1792 Payment of Bills William Knox Isaac Craig Quarter cask (barrel) of imported sherry forwarded per request. Settlement of bills discussed, urgency required as they have been left unpaid for too long.
October 2, 1798 A Check for Three Month's Pay, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Jacob Sorber Enclosed is a check that covers three month's pay for Sorber's service as keeper of the magazine at Germantown and an order for a barrel of musket powder.
June 6, 1800 Settling Account, Move to City of Washington Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Account information pertaining to Col. O'Hara's settlement. No time to handle some accounting due to office being "on the wing" to settle in new offices in City of Washington. Barrel of coffee and sugar to go to Pittsburgh shortly.
June 8, 1795 Barrels of Whiskey in Public Store Andrew Marschalk Miller Marschalk informs Miller that he has taken one barrel of whiskey into the public store and allowed 37 barrels to pass, per the enclosed certificate.
September 1, 1792 Regarding Vouchers, Monies, Mr. Read, End of War Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Discussion on vouchers and monies drawn. All calls for monies must be very explicit and accurate. Hodgdon also wishes for end to the War. Mentions Thomas Martin's wagon, which has set off for Pittsburg and has an excellent barrel of sugar on board.
September 28, 1792 Report on State of Shot and Shell and Stores Not Yet Received Isaac Craig Henry Knox Discusses inventory of shells and shot. Mr. Campbell has sent a man to clean and trim the shot. Mr. Morrow, the armorer, complains about not receiving a barrel of oil. Craig lists a number of articles that have not been received. Also encloses list of damaged goods.
July 14, 1797 Status of and Request for Provisions Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Last post Craig sent Hodgdon list of sundry articles shipped to Fort Franklin via boat that sank while traveling on Allegheny. Still awaiting list of items damaged, lost, or in good repair. Requested information on land purchase from Mr. Physick. Requests barrel of muscavado sugar and a barrel of coffee.
April 20, 1792 Receipt of Sherry, Payment of Officer Isaac Craig William Knox Sherry and other goods received. Urgent request to pay Mr. Dorcey. Update from Hodgdon.
March 30, 1791 Status of Stores and Store House Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed return on stores that recently came to hand, barrel of powder damaged during transit. Store house is in a state of disrepair and cannot be made completely secure. Craig to make repairs to magazine that will make it a safe depository.
October 18, 1799 Election of James Ross is Rather Doubtful, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon In addition to speculating on the possible election of James Ross, Craig observes that Dan Fisher arrived with the clothing for Fort Wayne. He also delivered a barrel of sugar and was paid for the transportation. The clothing will be sent on to Presqu'isle and should be delivered by winter if the fine weather continues. The clothing for Detroit has not arrived so it probably cannot reach that...
June 13, 1787 Mr. Weisner's Account for Saltpetre William Price Henry Knox Price only just received Knox's letter of February 6 regarding the saltpetre lend the United States. In 1781, Price recalls receiving saltpetre from Mr. Wesiner of Goshen, some of which was refined and some of which was not. The saltpetre used in the fireworks in 1783 was French nitre from Springfield. Pierce cannot give Weisner any certificate without knowing the quantity, which Weisner says was...
September 30, 1789 Powder in Casks, Cords of Wood, Raising Iron and Cannon from the River William Price Henry Knox Following Knox's orders from May, Price has aired and sifted all the powder. There were a number of bad casks: twenty six double and fifty half barrels. The powder has been put into seventy seven single barrels, per the enclosed return. Price has contracted with Isaac Garrison for sixty cords of wood to be delivered to the artillery landing at seventeen shillings per cords, with an additional...
February 23, 1792 Gun barrel production General Edward Hand Henry Knox Hand discusses the effect of severe weather on the production of gun barrels.
December 14, 1792 Letter from James O'Hara to Samuel Hodgdon on shipment from Brotherington, financial matters, winter quarters, enemy activity James O'Hara Samuel Hodgdon O'Hara reports that the barrel by Mr. Brotherington arrived agreeable to invoice. Discusses financial and accounting matters. Troops comfortable in winter quarters and well supplied with forage and provisions; plentiful market from southwest side of Ohio River. Discusses stroke by enemy on 6 November before Fort St. Clair. Comments that Indians appear ready to dispute the fatal spot of the St....
September 26, 1796 Pitch Your Tent with Me While You Remain in Our City William Jackson Benjamin Lincoln Jackson invites General Lincoln to stay with him when he visits Philadelphia during the winter. Jackson has enjoyed Lincolnís hospitality and friendship over many years and wishes to be able to extend the same courtesy at this opportunity.
September 6, 1799 Illegible Text Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig document quality renders text illegible. Discusses Major Hoops and the mission to Niagara;
May 6, 1792 Employment Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Enclosed personal items for Craig's "amiable Lady" and request that the bearer of the letter, John, be employed by Craig.
May 25, 1798 Proving the Nine Pounders for the Ship "Delaware" James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver, via Mr. Humphreys' office at Southwark, to Captain Decatur for proving the nine pounders for the warship "Delaware": a barrel of powder, wads, sticks of portfire, rammer, sponge, ladle and worm, shot, searcher with its ring, and a priming wire.
July 15, 1795 Ordnance for Mud Island Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon Pickering asks Hodgdon to deliver to James Gamble for the use of the garrison at Mud Island the following: half a barrel of cannon powder, fifty tubes filled and forty empty cartridges for four-pounders.
April 5, 1798 Request for Issue of Cannon Powder, With Confirmation of Receipt James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of cannon powder; receiving officer confirms receipt.
December 7, 1792 On Money Forwarded, and the Beauty of a Particular Place Samuel Hodgdon James O'Hara Discusses the forwarding of money; should not suffer any inconvenience for want of money. Remembers the spot that O'Hara describes and notes its beauty.