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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 22, 1798 Survey of the Public Buildings at Carlisle Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon recommends a survey of the public buildings at Carlisle by professional men and an estimate of the cost of repairing the buildings that need it.
August 17, 1799 Reports State of Barracks at Carlisle with Possibility of Converting More Buildings Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Finds barracks and other buildings erected for public stores at Carlisle can be fitted to house 3 regiments and their officers. Contiguous buildings could be fit into barracks for another regiment if necessary. If this happens, other buildings will have to be fit for public stores, unless the stores are removed.
January 25, 1785 Occupation of Public Buildings at Carlisle Samuel Hodgdon General William Irvine Hodgdon explains to General Irvine his conditions for the occupation of the public buildings at Carlisle.
March 5, 1785 Renting the Public Buildings at Carlisle General William Irvine Samuel Hodgdon General Irvine agrees to rent public buildings according to the conditions proposed by the Commissioner of Military Stores with the understanding that he can purchase them at a later date if the public should not want them.
March 3, 1785 Renting Public Buildings at Carlisle Samuel Hodgdon General William Irvine Hodgdon explains his proposal for the leasing of public buildings to General Irvine.
August 1, 1794 No Temporary Buildings John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of War [Knox] does not approve Hodgdon's proposal of erecting temporary buildings for the infant armory because the public cannot afford the extra expense.
January 15, 1792 Sketch of Block House Isaac Craig Henry Knox Enclosed sketch of newly completed block house and other buildings with full description of size, location, and plan for additional buildings.
March 19, 1794 Regarding irons, carriages, buildings, and cartridge boxes Thomas Holt Samuel Hodgdon Holt discusses a number of concerns relative to irons, carriages, buildings, and cartridge boxes.
February 10, 1799 Questions Relative to the Business at Harpers Ferery John Mackey [not available] Lists eleven questions the Secretary of War must answer relative to the business at Harpers Ferry, including what buildings should be erected, the number of mechanics needed, the location of the sites of the buildings, the route for transporting the iron, burning bricks, etc.
September 27, 1794 Buildings, Repairs, and Articles Purchased by the President Joseph Howell Alexander Hamilton The $5,000 requested is to be expended for buildings, repairs, and articles directed to be purchased by the President.
April 10, 1795 Carriage Wheels and Buildings in Need of Repair John Bryant Samuel Hodgdon Bryant's letter to Hodgdon contains the return of ordnance and stores for the month of March, noting that all the unfinished wheels have been taken out of storage. Bryant requests two tons of iron to help complete the old wheels, which are not the right size. Bryant also requests to rebuild several buildings that are in dire need of repair.
April 20, 1793 Addressing the Inquiry About the Public Buildings Alexander Hamilton Samuel Hodgdon Hamilton directs Hodgdon to look into an inquiry about the public buildings which he presumes were built for the War Department and which should be the subject of regular consultation between the Secretary of War and himself.
July 28, 1787 Estimated cost of rent for buildings used as military stores deposits Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book.Estimates of monies wanting to pay the rents of buildings listed used as deposits for military stores
March 17, 1790 Estimated cost of rent of buildings in Philadelphia to store military stores Quartermaster General's Department [not available] Estimated cost of the rent of buildings in Philadelphia to be used for military stores.
October 27, 1791 Forwarded Dispatches and Ammunition Isaac Craig Henry Knox Dispatches, powder, shells, and lead to be forwarded with Lieut. Heartshon. Noted new buildings to house magazine and stores erected at expense of United States, and since both were to be surrendered to Turnbull and Marnie, Craig advised disassembling the buildings and selling the materials.
August 3, 1799 Purchase of Land James McHenry John Wilkins, Jr. Land for and construction of laboratory and arsenal near Philadelphia
May 5, 1791 Housing Henry Knox Isaac Craig Housing and stores buildings to be constructed. Tents for levies.
November 3, 1791 Request for Estimate Henry Knox Isaac Craig Request estimate of possible revenue from sale of building materials used to construct new magazine and stores buildings.
June 28, 1799 Inquires about Repair of Buildings on Cattle Island Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Encloses extracts from Stephen Higginson about repairing buildings on Cattle Island.
February 24, 1796 Request for Information William Simmons George Fleming In response to Fleming's letter, the Secretary of War requests a return of the public buildings at West Point, and an estimate of requisitions made by Rochefontaine.
September 27, 1794 Buildings, repairs and articles Joseph Howell Alexander Hamilton Letter from the Accountant of the War Department, informing Hamilton of the sum required to be expended for building, repairs and articles, adding up to $10,000. Also notes that the Treasurer has in his hands the sum of $390 for use by the War Department.
June 15, 1799 Suggests Ideas for the Timely Construction of Laboratory and Other Buildings Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Announces purchase of land for laboratory and other buildings, although it will take time before the actual use. Suggests mode for imminent construction. Realizes need for professional construction workers. Funds prevent hiring a suitable person to superintend materials and construction. Require someone who will prevent any sense of embezzlement and has architectural skills.
February 2, 1797 Enclosed Estimate for Site of Navy Yard James McHenry Josiah Parker Estimates for cost of purchasing land for Navy Yard and the cost of buildings. Cost of Live Oak and Red Cedar for boat building also included.
March 19, 1794 Cartridge Boxes, Etc. Thomas Holt Samuel Hodgdon Holt discusses a number of concerns relative to irons, carriages, buildings, and cartridge boxes.
December 21, 1789 Estimated cost of Rent for buildings for Recruits Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate of the rents of buildings occupied by Captain M Curdy's and Captain Ferguson's companies of recruits