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April 15, 1799 Discusses Store and Order of Knapsacks and Canteens Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Reports store and order of knapsacks and canteens. Does not want to order more than is needed because they become damaged and useless if they lie in store too long. Believes that good quality canteens can be purchased for a fair price in Boston.
February 27, 1793 Delivery of clothing, uniforms, knapsacks, and canteens John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Request to deliver uniforms, knapsacks, and canteens.
June 12, 1791 No Tents or Canteens at Christiana Bridge John Stagg Constant Freeman Lieut. Bines reports that he has no tents or canteens at Christiana Bridge so the Secretary of War requests that eight or ten common tents be sent off in the morning by stage. Fifty or sixty canteens should also be sent since a detachment of recruits are set to march to Lancaster as soon as these articles arrive.
October 24, 1800 Issue of Haversacks and Canteens to Captain James Read, 2nd Regiment of Artillerists and Engineers Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs issue of haversacks and canteens to Captain James Read, 2nd Regiment of Artillerists and Engineers.
August 28, 1794 1000 Tin Canteens Tench Francis Samuel Hodgdon [Partly illegible] Mr. Francis has determined to have 1000 tin canteens purchased at the price the tinsmith mentioned.
October 2, 1794 Canteens & Knapsacks for Bruff's Men John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Have forwarded to Baltimore for the use of Capt. Bruff's Company of Artillerists and Engineers 56 canteens and 56 knapsacks.
September 3, 1794 Reports Contracts for Canteens and Lead Tench Coxe Henry Knox Reports that Mr. Francis has contracted at Baltimore for canteens, with a prospective purchase of lead. Francis wishes to know when and how to dispose of articles when they are ready.
October 1, 1794 Knapsacks, Canteens, and Spades for the New Jersey Militia Francis Mentges Samuel Hodgdon Mentges repeats the urgent need for knapsacks, canteens and spades for 300 volunteers of the New Jersey Militia who are ready to march.
August 24, 1797 Received Clothing & Arms but No Canteens & Knapsacks Philip Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams has received from Captain Benjamin Law the two boxes of public clothing and arms. The invoice was correct but no canteens or knapsacks were sent and he wonders whether the omission was intentional.
January 17, 1798 Request for Delivery of Uniforms & Accoutrements for New Recruits James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of artillerists' clothing, knapsacks and canteens for new recruits at Elizabethtown, New Jersey.
March 30, 1799 Request for Issue of Clothing & Accoutrements to 12th Regiment Men in New York James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of clothing, instruments, knapsacks & canteens to men of the 12th Regiment in NY.
April 16, 1798 Articles to be forwarded James McHenry William R. Boote The Secretary at War informs Ensign Boote that he has directed twelve suits of clothing, twelve stands of arms, twelve knapsacks, and twelve canteens to be immediately forwarded.
March 30, 1799 Request for Issue of Clothing, Equipment & Instruments to 13th Regiment Men in Connecticut James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of clothing, haversacks, canteens, and instruments for men of the 13th Regiment in CT.
November 6, 1799 Request for supplies to a Regiment of Infantry Samuel Hodgdon John Harris A request for supplies for a regiment of infantry. Makes reference to knapsacks, canteens, General Hamilton and a paymaster of the regiment. Notes that the above deficiencies are stated on a return received from General Hamilton
October 11, 1794 Quartermasters Stores Alexander Hamilton Ephrain Blaine Writes that there are in the store under the care of Captain James Gamble and Richard Parker, sundry Quarter Master's articles as camp kettles, knapsacks, and canteens, which he will take under his direction. Requests that Blaine cause the residue to be forwarded to Bedford immediately.
January 27, 1799 Concerning military supplies and clothing Amos Stoddard Samuel Hodgdon Acknowledges that he has received an invoice of arms and clothing, including seventeen knapsacks and canteens not inserted in the invoice. Notes that some of the clothing - particularly the shirts, overalls, and blankets - got wet and may be damaged.
August 30, 1798 Invoice of public stores Samuel Hodgdon William R. Boote Invoice of public stores forwarded to Trenton, addressed to Major Peter Hunt, to be forwarded to Ensign Boote.
October 17, 1798 A Shortage of Vests, Knapsacks, & Canteens Alexander Gibson Samuel Hodgdon Gibson complains of a shortage of vests, knapsacks, and canteens which are essential if his recruits are ordered to march.
October 17, 1797 Goods to be forwarded William Simmons William R. Boote Informs Ensign Boote that the Superintendent of Military Stores has been ordered to forward various goods to New Brunswick, including haversacks, canteens, and knapsacks. Simmons also encloses muster rolls.
June 28, 1794 Transport of Supplies Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Request for special solder, and amounts of money required to purchase necessary Quartermaster General's stores. Notification that a number of loaded waggons are on the road. Canteens requests to arrive shortly.
October 14, 1797 Invoice of public stores Samuel Hodgdon William R. Boote Invoice of public stores forwarded to Trenton, addressed to Major Peter Hunt, to then be forwarded to Ensign Boote in New Brunswick. Includes French muskets, wooden canteens, and screwdrivers.
August 30, 1800 Ascertaining the Articles Intended for Each Regiment, Etc. Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon From the manner in which the stores arrive from Oxford, it is impossible to ascertain the articles belonging to each individual regiment. Nearly all the tents, and part of the blankets, cartouche boxes, and canteens come openly in bundles. Many of the casks and probably all the arms chests did not have the number of the regiment they belong to.
February 1, 1798 Sale of Blankets, Canteens, & Other Stores Samuel Hodgdon Samuel Biddle Letter, asks for information re sale of public stores furnished the troops employed in the western expedition.
June 4, 1799 Return of Public Stores Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Encloses a return of public stores that may be wanted for the department, including tents, kettles, knapsacks, canteens, cartridge boxes, etc. Reminds Hodgdon that when two companies are deployed to South Western Pennsylvania to quell a riot, there were not enough musket cartridges in store to supply them.
September 10, 1794 Request for military stores Alexander Hamilton Samuel Hodgdon Secretary Hamilton writes the Supervisor of Military Stores, requesting that he immediately forward to Winchester, Virginia 75 pairs of horsemen's pistols, 150 swords with belts, 200 valices; and then to forward to Baltimore 50 pairs of horsemen's pistols, 100 swords with belts, 100 valices, together with knapsacks, canteens, and camp kettles sufficient for 1000 men.