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March 23, 1798 Ship Carpenters Employed at Your Post Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Letter, discusses ship carpenters.
July 20, 1798 Advances to Families of Ship's Carpenters Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig requests that Samuel Hodgdon provide a statement of all advances made to the families of ship's carpenters so that final settlement can be made in a timely manner.
July 27, 1798 Money Paid the Ship Carpenters, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Hodgdon discusses a number of supply and account matters including the pay of the ship carpenters including those travelling to Detroit.
May 10, 1792 Permission to Enlist Artificers Henry Knox Bezaleel Howe Howe authorized enlistment of artificers such as carpenters, wheelwrights, blacksmiths, and armourers.
September 7, 1798 Status of Ship's Carpenters Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig discusses the status of ship's carpenters with Samuel Hodgdon.
March 16, 1798 Pay of Ship Carpenters, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Letter, alludes to compensation of ship carpenters; discusses public stores and other matters.
June 5, 1799 Reports Accounts for Ship Carpenters; Encloses Dimensions for Masts, Spars Samuel Hodgdon Matthew Ernest Reports the arrival of the ship carpenters with their drafts; the accounts will be corrected. Encloses the dimensions of the spars and masts for brig building
October 9, 1799 Carpenters Tools Needed Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Regiments in New Jersey need carpenter's tools and other supplies, pre the attached list.
August 3, 1798 Most of the Ship Carpenters Have Been Dismissed Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon By order of the Secretary of War, Craig has dismissed and paid off all the ship carpenters from Philadelphia except the superintendent and five others who are needed to complete and launch the galley. This cannot happen until a considerable rise of the waters of the Allegheny takes place.
May 4, 1798 Ship's Carpenters Have Arrived, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig informs Samuel Hodgdon that the ship's carpenters have all arrived and that oakum is not obtainable at this post.
March 16, 1798 Mrs. Taylor's Application to Receive Her Husband's Monthly Allowance, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Letter, discusses payments made to ship carpenters; mentions Mrs. Taylor's application for her husband's allowance.
April 13, 1798 Regulating the Attendance of Ship Carpenters & Others, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Along with the enclosed general returns for the stores at Pittsburgh, Franklin, LeBeouf, and Presqu'isle, Craig discusses a number of accounting and supply matters including a request for a ship's bell to regulate the attendance of carpenters and other employees.
June 21, 1794 Erecting the Building for Making Molds Henry Knox Joshua Humphreys Knox writes that there should be no delay in erecting the building for making molds and it should be done after negotiating with the cheapest carpenters.
October 1, 1798 Dismissal of Ship Carpenters, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Amidst a discussion of the settlement of the accounts of John Lafbury [?], William Turner, and Henry Turner, Craig notes that all of the Philadelphia ship carpenters have been dismissed except James Owner [?], the Superintendent, and Duncan Campbell. Campbell will also be dismissed after the galley waiting for the use of the Allegheny River is launched.
October 1, 1798 Dismissal of Ship Carpenters, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Amidst a discussion of the settlement of the accounts of John Lafbury [?], William Turner, and Henry Turner, Craig notes that all of the Philadelphia ship carpenters have been dismissed except James Owner [?], the Superintendent, and Duncan Campbell. Campbell will also be dismissed after the galley waiting for the use of the Allegheny River is launched.
November 7, 1800 Receipt Robert H. Breeden [not available] Warrant No. 5313 received. Money pays carpenters, millwrights, armorers, and masons for work completed at Harper's Ferry.
June 21, 1794 Directions from Knox to Humphreys on contracting with carpenters for construction of building for making the moulds Henry Knox Joshua Humphreys Knox instructs Humphreys to immediately execute plan for construction of a building for making ship moulds. Engage with the cheapest price in mind and start procurement of materials.
September 1, 1791 Moving the War Office from Carpenter's Hall William Knox Samuel Hodgdon William Knox writes the Quartermaster General on the moving of the War Office out of Carpenters Hall. Also discusses recruiting for a new company.
May 7, 1798 Balance Due Abraham Kirkpatrick, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon discusses the balance due Abraham Kirkpatrick, late Commissary of Provisions, and the advance to the ship carpenters gone to Pittsburgh.
September 8, 1791 Relocation of the War Office William Knox Samuel Hodgdon William Knox writes the Quartermaster General's upcoming move of the War Office to new quarters.
April 21, 1798 Refers to Cannons, Ship Staff, and Medicine Chest and Instruments James McHenry Captain Samuel Nicholson Presents no objection to purchase of ship cannonades, prepared by Mr. Revere. Outlines proof process and requirements for boatswain, gunners, carpenters, sail makers, and midshipmen as per the President's desire. Promises to send medicine chest and instruments.
August 16, 1798 Travel and Employment Prospects Joseph Perkin Samuel Hodgdon Perkins travel plans to recruit carpenters and brick layers for construction of buildings at the armory at Harper's Ferry; mentions yellow fever in Philadelphia.
March 23, 1800 The Carpenters' Superintendent is a Drunk, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon To settle a business dispute, Major Craig requests that Samuel Hodgdon obtain an original copy of a record filed with the Comptroller of the Treasury. Craig also informs that the construction of the gallies is much hampered because the carpenters' superintendant is a drunk.
July 15, 1796 Request for Live Oak Timbers for Frigate Construction Captain Thomas Truxtun Josiah Fox Letter, asks for live oak to complete Frigate frame.
November 13, 1791 Additional Houses John Armstrong Samuel Hodgdon The present buildings, independent ot those holding public stores, will not contain more than twenty men. Four or five additional houses therefore must be built. Armstrong has directed the logs to be cut so if Hodgdon can furnish a [?] for two or three days the houses can be completed. Two or more carpenters might be necessary.