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October 24, 1798 Our Situation Relative to Clothing for the Army Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon expresses his concern regarding clothing for the Army at the northern posts. As winter approaches, clothing should be transported immediately.
August 25, 1792 Regarding the Receipt and Management of Clothing for the Army Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Discusses the procedures for disposition and accounting for clothing for army.
June 8, 1798 Clothing for the Army Samuel Hodgdon Nathan Jones Hodgdon discusses the hogsheads and boxes of clothing packed for delivery to the Army. The clothing for the 1st regiment will go to Pittsburgh and the clothing for the 2nd regiment will go to Knoxville.
May 1798 Estimate of Clothing for an Army of 20,000 Men Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Estimate per item of clothing needed for an army of 20,000 men.
May 11, 1798 Estimate of Clothing for an Army of 20,000 Men Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Detailed estimate of clothing needed for an army of 20,000 men.
August 18, 1794 Clothing Sent to the Westward Army John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of the Treasury [Alexander Hamilton] has requested a statement of the clothing sent forward to the western army during 1794, noting what was taken from the old stock in store and the number of suits needed to complete the supply for that army.
January 22, 1783 Clothing for the Southern Army Benjamin Lincoln Nathaniel Greene Clothing purchased for the Southern Army by General Greene. Greene has advised that he has drawn bills on the Superintendant of Finance for the amount of the purchase. This purchase will allow Lincoln to send the clothing purchased in Virginia to the main Army.
July 27, 1799 Outlines Procedure to Order, Adjust Clothing Accounts Samuel Hodgdon Amos Stoddard All applications for clothing in the army must first be presented to General Hamilton, so that he may know in every way how the army is supplied and any returns. Suggests that Stoddard petition Hamilton for a full supply of clothing. The paymaster will be charged with adjustments to clothing accounts. Requests that receipts be presented. Expects a full supply of clothing shortly.
November 12, 1799 On the assignment of a Clothier General to the Western Army Alexander Hamilton James Wilkinson Copy of document from Alexander Hamilton to General Wilkinson. Hamilton says that until the office of Clothier General shall be appointed, his duties will be performed by the Deputy Paymaster General. In this capacity, all articles and returns of clothing will come from him. All returns of clothing will be addressed to him. Captain Samuel Vance, 3d Infantry Regiment, acknowledges receipt 16...
July 29, 1799 Plan for the Uniforms of the Army Alexander Hamilton Ebenezer Stevens Hamilton encloses a plan for the uniforms of the army and asks that models of clothing be made according to the plan, beginning with the uniform for privates.
May 2, 1799 Want of Clothing & The Officers' Oath Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamitlon acknowledges McHenry's letter informing him of the want of clothing and blankets and encloses the oath to be taken by officers enter the Army.
February 17, 1798 Oath for the Inspectors of Clothing for the Current Year Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Letter, encloses Oath of the Inspectors of the Clothing; alludes to Army uniforms.
June 26, 1799 Account of Clothing; Plans to Manufacture Bell Tents Samuel Hodgdon Alexander Hamilton Encloses requested return and will soon send an accurate statement of clothing recently shipped as approved by the Secretary of War. Reports manufacture of bell tents for the army, hopefully bigger than those used by the British Army. Hopes the tents will be perfect; asks for recommendations for size and dimension.
November 15, 1800 Warrant on Account of Pay, Subsistence, and Clothing of the Army Samuel Dexter [not available] Requests warrant for the Treasurer for the pay, subsistence, and clothing of the Army.
February 13, 1798 Appointment to Inspect the Clothing Offered by the Contractor Samuel Hodgdon Stille & Ewing Letter, directs inspection of clothes for Army; advises re appointment to inspect clothing.
December 1799 Encloses New Plan for Uniform of Army Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton encloses a plan for the uniform of the Army, per an earlier request from McHenry. He stresses the importance of proper appearance and complains about the current uniform. He also includes an estimate of clothing needed for the current troops, and hopes that materials for warm winter clothing will be sent as soon as possible.
July 18, 1795 Accounting for Military Clothing Timothy Pickering Return Jonathan Meigs Secretary Pickering instructs Meigs on the arrival and distribution of army clothing.
August 23, 1792 Disposition of Clothing for the Army Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Hodgdon explains how the clothing for the 1st and 2nd Regiments is to be distributed. Resolving the surplus of shoes and deficiency of blankets is explained.
October 6, 1800 The Quartermaster Has Procured His Own Clothing Daniel Jackson Samuel Hodgdon Because the clothing for the staff has not been received, the Major and the Quartermaster have been obliged to procure their own clothing. Therefore, money should be forwarded instead of clothing and receipts for the clothing will be furnished.
July 4, 1799 Seeks Information about Shipment of Clothing through Col. Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Alexander Hamilton Routine instructions and correspondence concerning Army supplies, quarters, and pay. Requests Return of clothing for each garrison north and west to be submitted to the Secretary of War and obtain his order. Promises clothing will be sent in best possible manner. Suggests sending everything to Col. Stevens; seeks Hamilton's opinion.
May 19, 1796 Proper Department for Making Returns of Indian Goods Return Jonathan Meigs Samuel Hodgdon Meigs has received blank forms for accounts of clothing and of Indian goods. He will reply as soon as he can, but is busy with the delivery of summery clothing to the troops.
[not available] Invoice of Additional Clothing for the Militia Unknown Author [not available] Invoice of additional clothing sent for the militia army from 1 November to 12 December 1796.
July 10, 1799 Explains Clothing Contracts in Preparation for Autumn James McHenry [not available] Outlines instructions to supply clothing, explaining the lateness of the season. Concerned that clothing be produced before autumn. Links clothing with recruitment. Requests communication with officers.
May 21, 1800 Orders to Suspend Production of Clothing James McHenry Israel Whelen No new uniforms to be cut, old uniforms of disbanded artillerists and engineers to be used by new infantry. Hats to be procured for the best terms similar to those used to obtain hats for the artillerists and engineers.
October 10, 1800 Delivery of Uniforms for Western Army Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs delivery of uniforms to John Wilkins, Quarter Master General, for Western Army.