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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 27, 1797 Regarding White & Live Oak Timbers for Frigate Construction, Frigate Constitution, & Algerian Frigate Edmund H. Quincy Josiah Fox Letter, discusses keg of butter; discusses live & white oak timber for Frigate at Boston; alludes to Frigate Constitution; describes progress on Algerian Frigate.
May 1, 1792 Eggs, Fowl, Lamb John Smith Samuel Hodgdon The horses returned on the 19th of February. Smith has sent a bushel of potatoes, a few eggs, a small quantity of butter, a half dozen fowls, and a lamb but he fears he cannot get lime. He discovered upon butchering of lamb that the quality was not what he had hoped.
July 9, 1794 Estimate of monies for the Supervisor of New York Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue sends an estimate of monies that will be wanted by Nicholas Fish, supervisor of New York, for pickled provisions for the axe men and carpenters under John Morgan, and which may be wanted for advances to them - cheese, butter, liquors, and molasses, by the Collector of New London, Connecticut. Also informs Hamilton that Tench Francis has found that sulfur may be...
October 23, 1796 Undated Enclosure Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Appears to be a list of goods, possibly requested by Sargent from Hodgdon in Philadelphia.
June 5, 1799 Requests Supplies for Col. Butter for Barracks at South West Point and Tellico David Henley James McHenry Henley had to draw on Josiah Nichol in order to fill Colonel Butler's request for building supplies. The amount of the bill has passed to the credit of the Treasurer and Henley asks McHenry to approve it.
July 1, 1797 Act Providing for Naval Armament Congress of the United States [not available] Act gave President the power to deploy the frigates United States, Constitution, and Constellation for war. Outline how the ships would be staffed, paid, maintained for no more than one year.
May 31, 1793 Expresses Concern about Unpaid Drafts from the Quartermaster General Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Assurance that the Quartermaster General and the Quartermaster Department will be fully supplied with money does little to settle his concerns. The Quartermaster General frequently calls on him for money he cannot pay. Lists different drafts with different men; requests the Quartermaster General to pay them. Reports that Captain Prior is waiting for the arrival of his baggage. Mrs. Craig sends...
June 10, 1796 Estimate for pay of troops stationed on the Ohio William Simmons James McHenry Sends McHenry an estimate for the pay of the Army troops under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Butter "stationed at the upper posts of the Ohio".
[not available] Articles of Stores Belonging to Hodgdon to be Placed to Mess account. Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Samuel Hodgdon listed stores belonging to himself and noted that they are to be placed in the mess account. Items include plates, silverware, wine, brandy, coffee and cheese.
May 30, 1798 Request for Issue of Stores to New Frigate, United States James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of vast amount of stores to outfit the new frigate United States.
February 12, 1789 [Estimate of Expenses for the Treaty with the Cherokees agreed to February 12, 1789.] Unknown Author Unknown Recipient List of items and their estimated values for a treaty with the Cherokee Nation.
December 12, 1792 Inadequate Rations for the Soldiery Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne complains that the rations provided his troops are not adequate to their needs and are much less than the rations provided by the British to their soldiers.
December 1793 Committee Report, Expenses of Naval Force Congress of the United States [not available] List of costs for arming ships to sufficiently protect American merchants from Algerian corsairs.
July 28, 1800 Dysentery is Extremely Common, Etc. Jeremiah Condy Samuel Hodgdon Condy observes that he and his family have been in distress because of the severe indisposition of his mother-in-law. Since his arrival in Georgetown he has been admitted to the courts and shall begin his practice. He warns Hodgdon not to travel there with his family if he can avoid it because of the inconveniences and potential for sickness. Dysentery is extremely common in the City of...
August 2, 1799 Outlines Trade Tips with Indians; List of Items in Need by Creeks Benjamin Hawkins Edward Wright Ben Hawkins (Indian Agent) provides detailed description to Edward Wright of how to successfully trade with the Creek Indians. Most Indians don't meet their obligations with regard to credit and debt so all trade must be accomplished by bartering one item for another. Also included is a list of items in demand by the Creeks.
June 4, 1799 Instructions for Packing, Transporting, and Receiving Supplies David Henley Samuel Hodgdon Henley has just received a much needed delivery, and sends Hodgdon some instructions for further loads. He would like notice in advance when shipments are coming. Reverend Bullen's travel to the Chickasaw nation has been eased as much as Henley can. He requests some supplies for the new barracks at Tellico and South West point.
1790 Present State of the Military and Naval Forces Upon the Island of Cuba James McHenry Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Detailed accounting of the military and naval forces of Cuba which included an assessment of the dissatisfaction of the people with their form of government. Author argued that if the inhabitants were allowed to purchase slaves in proportion to their ability to pay for them, the island's productivity would increase significantly.
April 25, 1791 Character Recommendation for Officer Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, asks for recommendation for Jeremiah Greenman to command.
October 30, 1790 Estimate of Expenditures for Construction of Frigates of Various Tonnage John Foster Williams Henry Knox Knox solicits an expert to provide one of many estimates for the cost of constructing frigates of various tonnage for Navy. Foster notes that Knox may be a better judge of the cost of the guns and the warlike stores. Recommends that timber be cut in the fall of the year of construction.
May 30, 1798 Order to Arm and Stock Ship for Defense of Cape Henry James McHenry Captain Thomas Truxtun The Secretary of War wants to have as much naval force at sea as soon as possible due to the number of French privateers on the US coast. He hopes that Truxtun is ready to sail, but any articles wanting should be purchased at his present location or at Norfolk. Enclosed are letters to Lt.s Triplett and Dyson with orders. McHenry also encloses instructions for Truxtun from Congress. His cruising...
June 19, 1794 Articles for a 44-Gun Frigate Joshua Humphreys Unknown Recipient Document reporting on the dimensions of materials for a 44-gun frigate, and fittings and stores for same. Joshua Humphreys is a reputed shipbuilder.
May 22, 1799 Continuation of Payments on Account for Treaty of Tellico; Accounts for Choctaw Agent Samuel Mitchell David Henley William Simmons Henley forwards continuation of abstract of payments made on account of Treaty at Tellico from June 25 to Ocotber 1, 1798. In the letter he details accounts and payments which he allowed and the reasons why.
April 15, 1800 Return of Officers Appointed to Augment the Army James McHenry Unknown Recipient Return of the Officers who have been appointed under the act, entitled "An act to augment the Army of the United States, and for other purposes" designating such officers who have accepted their appointments and those who have declined accepting, resigned their commissions, died, etc.
March 13, 1791 State of the Creek Nation James Casey Henry Knox Comprehensive treatment of every aspect of the culture and lives of the Creek Nation of Indians in 1790-1791. Includes transcript of a journal. 132 page document.