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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
December 13, 1792 Request for Boat and Military Escorts for Judges Winthrop Sargent Henry Knox Boat on loan now lost, request for new boat to be delivered to Cincinnati. Judicial circuits and discrepancy with Gen. Wilkinson discussed in detail.
August 4, 1791 A Minor Accident, Etc. Major General Richard Butler Henry Knox Amongst other matters, General Butler reports on an accident in which a boat struck a rock. The only injury is to the boat.
June 18, 1800 Authorization for New Boat Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Issued a new boat for Fort Mifflin to be under Captain Meminger. Current boat used for transport deemed dangerous to people and provisions.
April 29, 1799 Send My Company's Arms by the Burlington Stage Boat Joseph McIlvaine Samuel Hodgdon McIlvaine of the Burlington Volunteers asks that the arms to be provided to his company be sent by Capt. Myers' stage boat as quickly as possible.
December 24, 1800 Replacement for sunken boat Samuel Dexter Ebenezer Jackson Dexter directs Jackson to procure a small boat for use on the Savannah River by Captain Robeson. It is to replace a sunken boat.
January 18, 1799 Report on Weather, Transportation; Boat to Natchez is Safe Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Reports that the boat destined for the Natchez is safe. The river is open although navigation is impeded by ice, which should soon clear. Reports that the Quartermaster General is making estimates.
November 22, 1793 Boat in Readiness; Dispatches to Major General Wayne; Pay Matters War Department Isaac Craig Have boat in constant readiness to receive dispatches for Major General Wayne. Captain Crawford to provide guard for boat. Discusses Joseph Howell and pay of troops.
August 25, 1794 Payment Isaac Craig Major John Belli Heffernon traveling by Kentucky boat loaded with oats to settle debts owed. Inclosed invoice for oats. Orders to pay R. Graham, hand of board boat.
July 12, 1797 Regarding request for extra boat for frigate Constitution Josiah Fox Captain Samuel Nicholson Request for extra boat is denied on grounds that such an indulgence would have to be granted to all the other Captains of the frigates.
May 23, 1798 Request for Boat & Crew to Attend USS Ganges James McHenry Captain John Barry Requests that Barry have a boat and crew prepared to take McHenry to the USS Ganges [about to set sail against the French].
January 25, 1799 Expresses Concern for Destroyed Boat with Salvaged Cargo Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Expresses concern for loss of boat, but happy to hear the cargo is safe. Hopes that Sargent's articles will arrive safely and speedily. Public concerns are in motion although no decisions have been made. Prepared to send supplies for the Quartermaster department.
November 29, 1794 [No. 47] Dispatches for General Wayne Henry Knox Isaac Craig Directs boat in readiness to carry dispatches to General Wayne; asks for decision on offer of the position of Commissary General.
July 14, 1797 Status of Supplies Lost in Sunken Boat Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Letter and packages received, will be examined shortly. Deplores loss of supplies that were damaged or sunk with boat traveling up Allegheny.
January 27, 1797 Transportation of Provisions Isaac Craig James Lang Orders to deliver oakum to E. Kirk for boat building. Requested Lang send a Kentucky boat loaded with oats and corn as soon as ice permits. Requested Lang make an inquiry into the mill stone Craig agreed to purchase from N. Chalfant.
June 19, 1795 Invoice of Stores, Attack on Ohio Mail Isaac Craig Timothy Pickering Enclosed invoice for sundry articles requested with prices list. Report of an attack on the mail boat by Indians, the commander of the boat was killed.
August 25, 1797 Delivery of Boat Supplies James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver oars, sail, mast and sprit for Commandant's boat at Fort Mifflin.
November 22, 1790 Claims Respecting the Invention of a Steam Boat John Fitch Thomas Jefferson Fitch petitions Jefferson, Knox, and Randolph to order that all claims, arguments, and proofs respecting the invention of a steam boat made by him or any competitor should be committed to writing and submitted to them.
August 23, 1793 Money Forwarded; Dispatches for General Wayne; Forwarding of Stores Isaac Craig Henry Knox Forwarded packet for commander in chief with security detachment on small boat. Will inform Quarter Master General regarding receipt of sum and all other transactions. Will ensure no delay in forwarding of stores. Captain Pratt took charge of stores. Details the various shipments of on wagon and boat.
May 14, 1795 Discoveries in Shipbuilding Processes, Poor Directions Timothy Pickering Captain James Sever Process for boat building discussed, not all materials have arrived.
April 30, 1798 Boat Hire Philip Williams William Simmons In December Williams had enclosed his account for boat hire while he had command of the garrison at Fort Johnson. He asks Simmons to examine it and remit the amount.
January 18, 1796 Report on Loss of Contents of Boat, Prices of Goods John Overton David Henley Overton reports that a boat containing goods was lost on the Mississippi River. Notes that some goods intended for the Chickasaws.
April 19, 1794 Request for Boat for Lieutenant Campbell Smith Henry Knox Isaac Craig Requests that Craig furnish boat for Lieutenant Campbell Smith to convey him to Headquarters. Captain Crawford will furnish escort.
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.
May 28, 1798 Request to Convey Instructions to Capt. Richard Dale James McHenry [not available] The receipients are asked to engage a fast sailing pilot boat to convey instructions to Captain Richard Dale of the ship of war Ganges. If the Ganges has not passed Lewis Town, the pilot boat should wait there to deliver the instructions when the ship passes. The boat and its pilot will be liberally compensated for the work.
May 21, 1794 [No. 12] Accomodations and Transport Henry Knox Isaac Craig Orders for accommodations and boat for Colonel Edwards prior to his defense of the Ohio river.