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September 23, 1800 Order for Buttons for Corps of Artillerists and Engineers Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, discusses need for uniform buttons for Artillerists and Engineers.
September 16, 1800 Regarding the Supposed Button Contract, and Andrew Ellicot's Articles in the Public Stores Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Refers to the ongoing investigation of Mr. Martin's supposed verbal contract for buttons with the previous purveyor, the late Tench Francis. Hodgdon, after reviewing the evidence, has arrived at a certain number of buttons, with specifications for size and unit insignia, for Martin to complete to fulfill his contract. Hodgdon also refers to items placed in public stores by Andrew Ellicot, and...
November 20, 1800 Purchase of Coat Buttons for Artillery Uniforms Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, directs purchase of coat buttons for Artillery uniforms.
August 18, 1800 Request for Investigation of Verbal Contract for Buttons Samuel Dexter Israel Whelen Directs Whelen to investigate the authenticity of a claimed verbal contract with the previous purveyor, the late Tench Francis, for buttons, and to complete the contract if so verified.
May 24, 1799 Request for Issue of 9th Regiment Buttons James McHenry John Harris Directs immediate issue to Baltimore of 9th Regiment buttons sufficient for 300 coats.
December 27, 1800 Purchase of Buttons for Artillery Uniforms Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, directs purchase of buttons for Artillery uniforms.
September 6, 1799 Clothing Forwarded to Captain Gibbs James Miller Samuel Hodgdon At the request of Mr. Harris the following has been sent to Captain Gibbs at Bristol in hogshead No. 6: infantry private's coats and vests; sergeant's linen overalls; large buttons; and small buttons.
November 20, 1800 Regarding Hat & Button Orders; Items Requested for War Department Intendant's Office Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Refers to orders of artillerists' hats and buttons; requests issue of a company book and two pen knives for use by the War Department Intendant's Office.
October 14, 1799 Copy of Invoice of clothing forwarded to Winchester Virginia [not available] [not available] Invoice of clothing forwarded to Col Parker, Commander of the 8th Infantry Regiment. Attached document indicates a copy of invoice enclosed in a letter to Major General Hamilton.
December 2, 1799 Memorandum of supplies wanted at Detroit David Strong Samuel Hodgdon Encloses memorandum of supplies wanted; requests that the articles be forwarded to Detroit early in the spring.
March 27, 1789 Six Members Short of Forming a Government Henry Knox George Washington Knox reports that Congress is 6 members short of forming a government. He estimates it will be 1 April before sufficient members are present in New York. He mentions that Colonel Hanson of Alexandria will be responsible for ensuring the delivery of the desired Hartford cloth and federal buttons (made in New York) to Washington.
April 22, 1799 Numbering of Regiments & Its Effect on Relative Rank James McHenry John Adams Discusses need to number the new regiments, so that recruiting may begin and buttons may be issued, in a fashion that does not affect the relative rank of the officers now being appointed for those regiments. Dictates that the numbering of the regiments (and thus their lieutenant colonels) be geographical, starting with those recruited from the southernmost states. Discusses the overall system...
March 25, 1798 Discussion of Officers & Frigates Constellation & Congress Captain Thomas Truxtun Josiah Fox Letter, asks for names of officers; discusses sails of Frigate Constellation; mentions Congress; mentions British fleet.
July 21, 1798 Sketch of Clothing for the Troops Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Enclosed is an estimate of the supplies wanted at Springfield as well as a sketch of the clothing needed by troops called to the field.
January 12, 1798 Construction of Shipboard Gun Deck Joshua Humphreys [not available] Letter, describes construction of gundeck.
April 7, 1792 Estimate of money wanting in the Quartermaster's Department Quartermaster General's Department [not available] Estimate of Monies wanting in the Quarter Masters Department.
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.
November 19, 1794 Invoice of goods purchased by Tench Francis for the Creek Indians and delivered James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent James Seagrove [not available] Invoice of goods purchased by Tench Francis for the Creek Indians and delivered James Seagrove Agent Indian Affairs Southern Department. Listed items are presents for the Creek Indians.
September 1800 Letter Signed [not available] [not available] Letter,
July 23, 1800 Duplicate Returns of Quartermasters Stores for the Dept of War in Tennessee [not available] [not available] Inspection returns for sundry items for use of troops of from posts at Southwest Point and Tellico in Tennessee.
January 30, 1787 Organization and Uniforms of the Elements of the Legionary Corps Henry Knox [not available] Knox describes the organization and uniforms of the Legionary Corps of the following elements; the Cavalry; the Artillery; Rifle or Light Troops (Rifle Corps); the Infantry.
June 1, 1800 Account of Lt. Col. Timothy Taylor Regarding Purchase of Cockades Timothy Taylor [not available] Taylor's account for for funds spent on cockades for his men. Taylor includes a copy of a circular letter sent by Hamilton regarding cockades in 1799, as well as the individual vouchers for cockade expenses from each Captain or Lieutenant.
November 15, 1796 Transforming Infantry Clothing into Artillery Clothing, Etc. John Harris Samuel Hodgdon Articles of infantry clothing can be appropriated to make up the deficiency in artillery clothing in Colonel Rochefontaine's return if the buttons are changed. They are in the hands of the Contractor and should be ready soon. The other articles required are in the stores including: drums, wooden shells, brass shells, sets of heads, receipt books, and stationery.
September 17, 1799 Request for Issue of Clothing to Limestone, Kentucky James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon Directs sending of clothing to Limestone, KY, for men of the 4th Regiment. A note from Samuel Hodgdon advising the packing of the items is appended.
November 25, 1800 Account of articles received from Jonathan Jackson of Boston Joseph Williams Jonathan Jackson Lists clothing articles received from Jonathan Jackson of Boston by William Mahan.