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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
October 9, 1797 The Fashion, Size, and Quality of Our Breeches Samuel McLane Samuel Hodgdon McLane extols the fashion, size, and quality of the breeches he produces in camparison with those produced by his competitors even though the latter are offered for a few pennies less.
May 17, 1786 Clothing on Hand in Philadelphia Military Stores Department Henry Knox Report of Army clothing in store at Philadelphia
May 11, 1799 Specifications for Uniforms James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry quotes Washington on the color of the cavalry's breeches (buff instead of white) and McHenry goes into some detail on the regulations related to the uniforms of artillery and infantry officers.
January 9, 1799 Uniforms for the Army of the United States James McHenry [not available] Describes the uniforms of officers in order of descending rank: the Commander in Chief; other General officers; Major Generals; Aides of the Commander in Chief; the Inspector General; Infantry; Artillery; Colonels; Majors; Captains; Lieutenants; Cadets; Sergeant-Majors; Quartermaster Sergeants; Sergeants; Corporals; Chief Musicians; Musicians; Etc.
January 24, 1800 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Captain A. Randolph Simmons discusses the alteration of clothing for recruits with Capt. Randolph.
October 25, 1787 Joseph Howell discusses army accounts with William Williams Joseph Howell William Williams Joseph Howell discusses the accounts of clothing charged against Colonels De Haas and Williams.
January 16, 1786 Regarding the Garrison of West Point William Price Henry Knox Discusses various matters pertaining to the garrison of West Point.
December 14, 1795 Stores Military Clothing in Philadelphia John Harris Samuel Hodgdon A 1796 return of stores of military clothing in Philadelphia.
August 24, 1797 Uniform Design for the Navy of the United States of America James McHenry [not available] Lists in full detail the parameters for uniforms.
January 19, 1786 Inspection of Soldiers' Clothing Robert Pemberton Nicholas Fish Requesting that Major Fish inspect clothing intended for the soldiers on the Ohio frontier.
[not available] Estimate of Clothing for 1797 [not available] [not available] Estimate of clothing for 1797
December 1799 Uniform for the Army of the United States Alexander Hamilton [not available] Regulations describing the uniform for the various ranks of the Army of the United States. The cut and construction of some garments are described in detail.
May 1798 Estimate of Clothing for an Army of 20,000 Men Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Estimate per item of clothing needed for an army of 20,000 men.
May 11, 1798 Estimate of Clothing for an Army of 20,000 Men Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Detailed estimate of clothing needed for an army of 20,000 men.
July 20, 1785 Military clothing on the Sloop Sally Samuel Hodgdon Nicholas Fish Samuel Hodgdon sends to Major Nicholas Fish notification of shipment of military clothing.
November 20, 1798 Return of Clothing to November 20th S. Libby [not available] A return of clothing to the 20th of November 1798.
October 18, 1796 Estimate of Clothing contracted for the year 1797 James McHenry [not available] Estimate of clothing contracted for the year 1797 received from the War Office
August 24, 1797 Uniformity of Dress on Ships of War James McHenry Captain John Barry Regulations establishing uniformity of dress by the officers, Marines, and others on board the ships of war in service of the United States.
June 26, 1797 Soliciting Proposals from Manufacturers to Supply the Army Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Tench Francis Francis is directed to draft an advertisement for Wolcott 's perusal which solicits bids from manufacturers to supply the Army with hats, shoes, boots, horsemen's caps, and leather breeches. Individual bids for each of these articles will be accepted and the period for accepting bids should be specified.
May 11, 1799 Regulations Regarding Officers' Uniforms James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry discusses the confusion surrounding the regimental officers' unforms provoked by a letter from General Washington.
November 24, 1785 Price Discusses Administrative Matters with Knox William Price Henry Knox William Price, Deputy Commissioner for Military Stores, sends to Henry Knox, Secretary at War, notice of various administrative matters. Price sends returns for clothing and clarifies disbursing issues with the officers and men of the garrison.
September 8, 1791 Invoice and Bill of Lading William Hill Samuel Hodgdon Statement describing shipment of boxes of artillery clothing and bill of lading describing shipment of casks of powder to be shipped on Sloop Wilmington, Noah Wyeth, Master.
October 22, 1792 Contract for Supplying War Department with Clothing for the Army Alexander Hamilton [not available] Copy of contract between Alexander Hamilton and William Young and George Dannacker, contractors, for supplying clothing to War Department for the Army. Describes procedures for inspection of quality. Schedule of articles are for infantry and cavalry.
April 16, 1786 Return of the men deserted from a detachment of the First American Regiment Edward Spear Samuel Hodgdon Return of the men deserted from a detachment of the First American Regiment commanded by Lieutenant Colonel Josiah Harmar, includes their name, age, height, complexion, trade, place of birth, clothing taken with them, and their date of enlistment.
March 28, 1784 Patterson's account John Patterson John Pierce Sends a deposition. Discusses the settlement of his account. Request his commutation pay in certificates. Requests payment of 200 pounds for money lent to his officers.