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August 18, 1787 Boards Needed for Barracks Berths William Price Henry Knox Captain Burbeck's company has arrived and is lodged in the Connecticut Barracks, which is in the least need of repairs. The barracks needs berths for the men to sleep on, but there are no boards to make any unless they use boards from other buildings or the boards are purchased new from an Albany vessel. The company has no artificers nor has Price been able to enlist any coopers. Price doubts he...
June 18, 1794 Three Quarter White Pine Boards Peter Hunt Samuel Hodgdon Hunt has sent by the bearer, Capt. [Garrret] Voorhis, 2,500 feet of three quarter white pine boards.
July 10, 1788 Request to send letters to Board of Treasury A.W. Dunscomb Joseph Howell Requests that Howell send Dunscomb certain letters to Board of Treasury
August 5, 1799 Provisions for Gun Storage Samuel Hodgdon Joseph Williams Suggests that Williams procure 20 buckets and leather hose there to complete the engine rather than pay for and wait for transportation from Philadelphia. Hodgdon will forward immediately some gunstocks for winter. Pine boards will be provided when racks are full. Describes appropriate gun chests.
April 15, 1785 Officer commutations Ebenezer Jackson Joseph Howell Mentions the proceedings of two boards of officers. It is a matter of consequence to those officers as their commutation entirely depends on the determination of the Secretary of War. Asks to send duplicate to Knox.
April 12, 1794 Tents for Captain Cornelius Sedam's Men Cornelius Sedam Samuel Hodgdon Sedam has built a temporary of barracks of boards until the tents he needs for 100 men are sent on. Hodgdon is asked to have a small marquee made for which Sedam will pay the balance if it costs more than a common horseman's tent.
October 4, 1799 Strict Attention to Economy Alexander Hamilton Nathan Rice Hamilton issues his instructions regarding the construction of winter quarters while emphasizing that everything must be done with as much economy as possible.
January 23, 1799 Abstract of articles purchased by Ebenezer Stevens. [not available] [not available] Abstract of articles purchased by Ebenezer Stevens, agent for the War Department at New York. Articles delivered to the workmen on Governor's Island New York include anchors, lime, planks, boards
July 10, 1799 Describes Quarto Books for Army Samuel Hodgdon Jeremiah Wadsworth The Secretary of War requests information about the army's orderly books, made out of quarto foolscap paper, bound with leather on the corners and marble paper on the boards.
June 14, 1794 Timber Unavailable Peter Hunt Samuel Hodgdon Timber is not available because a number of the principal mills have lost their dams. Seasoned white pine boards are on hand and available at reasonable prices.
September 28, 1799 RE Army Supplies, Quarters, and Pay Ebenezer Stevens Alexander Hamilton Routine instructions and correspondence concerning Army supplies, quarters, and pay.
October 30, 1799 Construction of Huts for Winter Quarters Thomas Parker Alexander Hamilton Parker discusses the measures he is taking to acquire the land and necessary materials to construct the huts necessary for quartering his troops during the winter.
August 20, 1799 Settlement of accounts for office furniture Caleb Swan George Ruddach List of payments to George Ruddach for work done in the War Offices.
August 31, 1797 Invoice of Timber for Algiers. Mr. Govett [not available] An invoice of timber sent to Algiers.
October 17, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Joseph Williams Simmons provides account balances to Williams.
May 13, 1788 Estimate of Building a Ordinance shed Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate for building a shed sixty feet long and sixteen feet wide for housing ordnance.
November 9, 1795 Armiing the Corps of Artillery Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon With the idea of arming the Corps of Artillery with guns of the French model, Pickering has decided to use the existing barrels and locks with bayonets adapted for the purpose. Mr. Nicholson should select the materials with five hundred being the number first attempted. Arms for frigates may be postponed.
May 2, 1796 Estimate of Expenditures for April 1796 David Ames [not available] "Estimate of expenditures on account of the United States, in aid, and on account of the Armorers employed at Springfield in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in making public arms from the first of April to the first of May 1796."
October 29, 1791 Family in Distress Richard Clarke Samuel Hodgdon Since his family is likely to be distressed, Clarke has nobody else to turn to but Hodgdon. Clarke lives in the little hut near the slaughterhouse and had even made improvements to it. His wife has informed him that Mr. Hunt wants to turn her out so he asks Hodgdon to intercede on her behalf until he returns.
December 9, 1799 Vessel Needed for Crossing the Lake John Laughton Alexander Hamilton Laughton informs Hamilton that he has found a vessel that would able to make the dangerous lake-crossing and asks permission to have one built for this purpose.
August 28, 1798 Lack of Tradesmen General William Irvine Samuel Hodgdon Letter, discusses constructing public buildings; mentions that tradesmen in the area are under-employed and that they would complete the work speedily and cheaply. Mentions that his son's recruits need money and clothes;
July 18, 1798 Fifty Chests Made of Common Dimensions, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Captain John Briant Among other matters, Briant is ordered to have on hand fifty chests with common dimensions, suited to hold 25 muskets and bayonets when filled.
January 18, 1800 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Lemuel Weeks Simmons notifies Weeks of a problem with his bill. Simmons requests that Weeks submit the original bills to the Accountant's Office.
October 9, 1799 Carpenters Tools Needed Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Regiments in New Jersey need carpenter's tools and other supplies, pre the attached list.
August 22, 1792 Account of John Senf Joseph Howell Auditor Statement of the United States account with John Senf, Captain with the Corps of Engineers; addressed to the Auditor of the Treasury.