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August 3, 1793 Movement of Powder and Goods Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Has sent powder forward in carts. Asks that shoes for the 1st Sub Legion be packed and marked. Clothing is nearly all on the road. On one of carts is a cask of China. Mentions shipment of sugar. Gives respects to Mrs. Craig. Has not heard from O'Hara in long time.
July 5, 1800 Credit to Account William Simmons Jonathan Jackson Accounts regarding fortifications examined and credit to Jackson's account made. Simmons noted that Jackson held part of George Leig[__] account for the use of ox, horses, and carts and reprimanded Jackson for his chosen type of classification.
November 2, 1792 Discusses Need for Horses and Oxen James O'Hara Henry Knox Encloses a return of horses, oxen, and wagon, which he believes will set to rest any concerns about extravagance. There are five teams currently working to supply fuel to the camp and garrison, and even those are not sufficient so that O'Hara has hired additional help on occasion. Pack horses needed to fulfill orders of the Commander in Chief for delivering forage to forts. The only way to...
October 26, 1792 Requisitions, returns, and expenditures Henry Knox James O'Hara Requisition for $50,000 will be considered and transmitted to Treasury. Asks for returns of pack horses, oxen carts, wagons in service, and object for which employed. Asks for an abstract specifying objects and amount of payments made.
April 25, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Simmons discusses teams employed by Major Tousard at Fort Mifflin with the Secretary of the Treasury.
January 28, 1800 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Ebenezer Stevens Simmons discusses the explanations provided by Stevens regarding expenditures made for the purposes of fortifying the harbor of New York. This letter includes a statement of differences.
April 28, 1792 Special Instructions to General Israel Chapin Esquire Deputy Temporary Agent on civilizing the Five Nations and Stockbridge Indians Henry Knox General Israel Chapin Following the visit of the Five Nations delegation to Philadelphia, Knox provides detailed instructions to Chapin on the appropriation of $1500 per year annuity to the Five Nations and Stockbridge Indians. Chapin is to select blacksmiths, carpenters and schoolmasters of unblemished integrity and who will set a good example. Would prefer school masters with livestock husbandry skills. Blacksmiths...
April 25, 1798 Possible Impropriety in Major Tousard's Account William Simmons Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Simmons points out that Major Tousard is using one driver for two teams of horses yet Colonel Mentges is paying him for the hire of two drivers. Colonel Mentges asserts that he has made this impropriety known to the Secretary of War.
November 1, 1784 Instructions on sale of military stores Samuel Hodgdon Philip Van Ransalear Samuel Hodgdon sends to Philip Van Ransaliar a letter that provides instructions on the sale of military stores and the settlement of outstanding accounts.
August 12, 1793 All Possible Pains Taken to Execute Orders Isaac Craig James O'Hara Writer has done his best to execute O'Hara's orders, despite O'Hara's apparent disappointment. New wagons and axes are on their way. Hodgdon has informed Craig that clothing and powder have been sent forward.
August 19, 1800 Update to Books William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Simmons updated Hodgdon on the account of Archibald Crary. Crary received a credit to the account of fortifications at New Port, RI. Specifically, the purchase of articles for the fortifications delivered to Lieutenant Peter Dransy. Saddles and harnesses for horse carts and a smith's anvil.
April 5, 1797 Extract of Letter [not available] [not available] Extract Letter, discusses supplies needed and precautions in shipping them.
April 5, 1797 Extract of Letter [not available] [not available] Extract Letter, discusses supplies needed and precautions in shipping them.
April 5, 1797 Powder, Ball, and Lead to Meet Events, Etc. James Bruff James McHenry In order to do the repairs and alterations to the works and barracks a horse will be needed in addition to a number of building materials. Five tons of powder with ball and lead may be necessary to meet events as well as other ordnance and materials needed to work on sundry vessels.
July 14, 1787 Firewood Contractor William Price Henry Knox Forwards ordnance & stores returns, & notifies Knox of a certificate given to a contractor for providing and transporting wood used by the garrison the previous winter.
April 9, 1793 Estimated money wanted in Military Stores Department for 1793 supplies Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate of money wanted in the Military Stores Department to procure the listed supplies for the year 1793.
December 6, 1791 Mr. Kirkland's estimate for civilizing the Oneida and Onondaga Indians Reverend Samuel Kirkland [not available] Fiscal, describes labor costs re Indian husbandry. Extracted from Kirkland's estimate to General Knox dated Philadelphia 6 Dec 1791. Costs outlined include schoolhouse with 2 schoolmasters; blacksmith; carpenter and wheelwright; Tuscarora and Onondaga farmers; yokes of oxen; draught chains; log dou; plows; hog plows ox carts; hoes; superintendent; harrows; grindstones. The blacksmith and...
August 30, 1793 Letters; State of the Tumbrels; Yellow Fever Epidemic and Hodgdon's family Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Received letters and newspapers for Quarter Master General. Tumbrells [carts] delivered by William Quigley. Received cartouche boxes, shoes. The tumbrells were overloaded and damaged. Had gears made. Expresses concern for the distress of family and hopes for its terminating in the reestablishment of Hodgdon and his family's health.
February 2, 1792 Intelligence Report to the Secretary at War Anonymous Henry Knox This letter is an anonymous intelligence report from the frontier to Henry Knox, asking him not to reveal the correspondence between them to Judge McComb. Also, in order to prevent the Saganaw and Michillimakina Indians from assisting other hostile tribes on the frontier, the sender of the report recommends that Knox authorize the release of Indian prisoners. Further states that the paroled...
May 1795 General Return of Quartermaster's Stores George Fleming Samuel Hodgdon Return of all the Public Property belonging to the Quarter Master's Department at West Point taken for May 1795.
November 23, 1790 Expedition to Omee River Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Letter, describes expedition to Omee River; describes lay of land along river; discusses frontier abbreviations for Indian names.