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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
December 17, 1794 Purchase of canvas Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue requests Hamilton's opinion on whether he should direct the purchase of canvas.
January 28, 1797 Statement Requesting Canvas for the Frigate Building for the Dey of Algiers Josiah Fox Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Enclosed statement listing type and quantity of canvas.
January 10, 1797 Deliver the Above Mentioned Canvas James McHenry John Harris "Mr. Harris will please to deliver to Mr. Powers the canvas above mentioned."
June 28, 1798 Request for Issue of Replacement Canvas, Oil, Rope, Etc. for Galley John McHenry John Harris Directs issue of canvas, train oil, rope, etc. for use on a galley at Pittsburgh; these will replace articles intended for the same but sent elsewhere.
March 29, 1797 Delivery of Cloth James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver cloth to Mr. Francis for making forage bags for cavalry.
February 4, 1792 Care of Powder Henry Knox Isaac Craig Notification of powder delivery, advised extreme care of delivery. Advised putting powder in flannel or canvas bags.
March 19, 1792 Bags & Other Articles Forwarded John Moylan Samuel Hodgdon Moylan expresses surprise at Hodgdon's inquiry regarding bags and other articles that he forwarded to Col.Boone. He has the account receipt for same which he had heard Boone had paid. He has written Boone who should communicate to Hodgdon necessary information to correct this mistake. If they are still at Limestone, Moylan has directed him to forward them to Hodgdon immediately.
June 24, 1794 Requests Estimates of Materials for Frigates Tench Coxe Henry Knox Refers to estimates for the materials needed for the frigate. Required to import copper, canvas, anchors, and bunting.
July 31, 1800 Notification of Updated Entries, with details William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Simmons updated Hodgdon on the credit to Crary's account for the fortifications at New Port, RI. Simmons requested Hodgdon update the books of the Superintendent of Military Stores.
July 13, 1792 Regular Returns and Transport of Powder Henry Knox Isaac Craig Advised regular communication on returns and ordered all powder to be encased in barrel to protect canvas from injury.
May 17, 1794 Bags of $1000 Each James O'Hara Samuel Hodgdon [Partially illegible] Hodgdon is directed to have the first $15,000 bundled into bags of $1000 each and sent as soon as possible. The balance of the estimated $106,000, with the additional $5,000 for the purchase of cavalry horses, should be prepared in specie and forwarded in July.
May 17, 1794 Bags of $1000 Each James O'Hara Samuel Hodgdon Partially illegible] Hodgdon is directed to have the first $15,000 bundled into bags of $1000 each and sent as soon as possible. The balance of the estimated $106,000, with the additional $5,000 for the purchase of cavalry horses, should be prepared in specie and forwarded in July.
January 28, 1797 Estimate on quantity of canvas required for sails for frigate building for the Dey of Algiers [not available] Oliver Wolcott, Jr. From naval constructor Josiah Fox at the War Office. Enclosed is statement of canvas for sails required for frigate for Dey of Algiers from Josiah Fox, naval constructor.
July 9, 1794 Bags of Linen or Canvass Joseph Howell Samuel Hodgdon Howell has requested fifty bags of linen or canvass with drawing strings.
May 26, 1800 Regarding Saltpeter for Gunpowder Manufacture William Govett Israel Whelen Informs Whelen that the 100 bags of saltpeter sent for refining into gunpowder were received, and that tests have been undertaken to see how much pure saltpeter may be gotten out of the unrefined substance.
January 24, 1797 Regarding Frigate Construction (2) Josiah Fox Captain Thomas Thompson Letter, discusses construction of Frigate.
May 23, 1797 Request for canvas bolts and anchors for USS Constellation at Baltimore [not available] Henry Jackson Request that naval agent Henry Jackson send American made canvas bolts and small anchors to Samuel and Joseph Sterret, naval agents at Baltimore for the USS Constellation. Expresses desire that all sails for frigates be American made. Will order remainder of kentledge and copper for the pintles of braces, and fire engines for USS Constitution. Hemp will be delivered to replace that destroyed by...
February 21, 1792 Estimate of money due in the Quartermaster's Department Quartermaster General's Department [not available] Estimate of Monies due in the Quarter Masters Department.
January 1, 1795 Articles of Agreement between Alexander Hamilton and Samuel Breck Alexander Hamilton [not available] Agreement that the U.S. will purchase sail cloth from S. Breck on behalf of the Canvas or Sail cloth Manufactory at Boston and that the articles will be delivered to appointed person.
January 1791 Estimate of Supplies Furnished by Elliot & Williams Unknown Author [not available] Estimate of supplies furnished by Elliot and Williams in 1790, controverted by the Secretary of War but ultimately allowed. Lists accoutrements and rations with estimated values.
September 13, 1792 DUPLICATE: Bank Bills Received James O'Hara Samuel Hodgdon Acknowledged receipt of money from Samuel Hodgdon for use by his department;
February 8, 1796 Documents Stolen N. Rochester Samuel Hodgdon Saddle bags of courier were broken into, and bills stolen. Advises suspending payment of bills in order to foil "villains" who stole bills during transport.
June 13, 1798 Replacing Articles Destined for Lake Erie, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon By order of the Commander in Chief articles destined for Lake Erie and the galley were shipped on the Ohio with the general. These articles should be replaced as soon as possible: canvas, train oil, white lead, 2 &1/2 inch cordage, and spun yarn.
March 26, 1799 Requests Equestrian Supplies for the Public Store Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Has just taken account of equestrian equipment in the public store; in want of valices, mailpillions with straps, holsters, saddles, and nose bags. Requests delivery of extra for store.
August 8, 1794 Paying McIntire for Forage, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Craig is drawing on Hodgdon $633 for John McIntire who furnished a quantity of forage sent to Fort Washington and sundry articles for the post at Wheeling.