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December 1, 1782 Clothing for the Southern Army Benjamin Lincoln Nathaniel Greene Lincoln trusts that General Greene will be able to supply his troops with clothing from the warehouses in Charleston. If the clothing cannot be supplied from Charleston, Lincoln hopes he can supply the clothing from Virginia which he thinks can be speedily forwarded in a coasting craft to Charleston.
August 30, 1800 Payment to William Craft Dodridge Crocker Samuel Dexter Crocker, a contractor, paid $700 to William Craft.
March 10, 1800 Charge for William Craft's Services James McHenry William Simmons Simmons should state the amount of the expenditures of William Craft as agent for the Department of War, and if Craft has exhibited a charge for his services, its nature and amount.
August 3, 1795 Pay for Jesse Craft William Blount David Henley Blount discusses Jesse Craft's application for pay for military service which Blount has transferred from the State to the War Office.
November 12, 1800 Exchange for payment to William Craft Dodridge Crocker Samuel Dexter Document certifying payment that Crocker paid Crafts $100.
July 13, 1798 Suitable Craft for the Nine Pounder Cannon Samuel Hodgdon Lewis Tousard Hodgdon states that the nine pounder cannon will not be transported until a suitable craft arrives and a party of men is available to receive them and get them on board.
February 6, 1801 Certification of payment; G. Craft, Printer, Trenton, for printing proposals in the New Jersey Gazette for supply of rations to U.S. Army William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $56.60 to G. Craft, Printer, Trenton, New Jersey for printing proposals in the New Jersey Gazette for supply of rations to U.S. Army.
October 30, 1798 Receipt of Mr. Bennett William Craft William Simmons Mr. Stevens, the Supervisor at Charleston, will pay Craft $3,433.45 in order for him to make payment to Mr. Thomas Bennett in accordance with a contract between Bennett and the United States.
May 30, 1800 Account Suspended William Simmons Dodridge Crocker Simmons received accounts and vouchers from Crocker for the troops at Charleston. However, accounts from previous months remain suspended. Simmons wrote Mr. Craft on the missing accounts and vouchers but never received an reply and therefore Simmons wrote Crocker requesting account information immediately.
August 1, 1800 Notification of Updated Entries William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon William Craft, Agent of War Department at Charleston received credit to his account for the purchase and delivery of two sailboats for Fort Moultrie and Johnson. Purchase was ordered by General Pinckney. Simmons requested Hodgdon make the necessary updates to the books of the Superintendent of Military Stores.
October 8, 1798 Letter Citation William Simmons William Crafts Cited in Craft to Simmons, 10/30/1798.
April 2, 1783 Suppression of Rumors Benjamin Lincoln Nathaniel Greene Idle surmise mentioned by Greene has not reached the office of the Secretary at War's office, nor does Lincoln suppose it ever will. But he assures Greene that should anyone presume to echo the malicious whisper the most pointed contradiction shall suppress it.
September 30, 1782 Clothing for General Greene's Southern Army Benjamin Lincoln Nathaniel Greene Lincoln desires to be informed by General Greene if Greene will be able to provide clothing for the troops he will retain with his army. Lincoln has no doubt that the clothing can be provided if Charleston is evacuated by the British. But despite difficulties and little hope of success he will ship the clothing from Philadelphia if it cannot be obtained in Charleston.
December 20, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons William Crafts Simmons informs Crafts of his account balance. Simmons also directs Craft to provide a copy of Mr. Crocker's contract.
October 2, 1801 Be Nice to Lieutenant Strong James Wilkinson Samuel Vance This letter is handed to you by Lieutenant Strong, who travels with his mother up the Ohio. Please afford them every attention they might need. The party going with Strong is to be immediately remanded to this place, in the same craft. Please also send every man belonging to the Corps in this quarter.
September 19, 1798 Agents Employed to Make Contracts James McHenry William Simmons The principal agents employed to make contracts to procure cannon carriages and materials for workmen for the erection or repair of fortifications are Col. Ebenezer Stevens of New York, Archibald Crary of Newport Rhode Island, Samuel Weeks of Portland Massachusetts, Griffith McKee of Wilmington North Carolina, and William Craft of Charleston South Carolina.
November 5, 1782 Procurement of Clothing for General Greene's Southern Army Benjamin Lincoln Nathaniel Greene If Greene's whole army is to remain before Charleston and the British do not leave the city, large supplies of clothing must be forwarded to Greene's army. Hopes that the necessary clothing can be procured in Charleston if it should be evacuated. Lincoln desires earliest information on these matters.
May 14, 1795 Letter from Captain Thomas Truxton to Secretary of War Timothy Pickering regarding progress of construction USS Constellation at Baltimore shipyard Captain Thomas Truxtun Timothy Pickering Letter from Captain Thomas Truxtun, captain of USS Constellation overseeing construction, addressed to Timothy Pickering. Truxtun reports that Mr. King is well acquainted with work on constructing lead and copper. He once worked in some of the principal manufacturies in England. Truxton has tested the bolts. He recommends to Joshua Humphreys that the bolt heads be covered with steel to prevent...
December 14, 1798 Difficulty in Transporting Pattern Muskets Samuel Hodgdon John Kilty Hodgdon discusses the difficulty of transporting the pattern muskets to Kilty either by land or water during the winter.
December 16, 1782 Clothing for the Southern Army Benjamin Lincoln Nathaniel Greene Lincoln is exceedingly oblidged by General Greene's attention to the arrangement and the manner in which Greene conducted it. He is equally pleased with Greene's care in procuring clothing for his troops which has relieved Lincoln's long anxiety about supplying the clothing. Mr. Morris will honor Greene's draughts and appears satisfied with the steps Greene has taken.
August 27, 1800 Accounts of William Crafts, Esq. Samuel Dexter William Simmons In settling the accounts of William Crafts as Agent for the Department in Charleston, South Carolina, he is to be allowed for all disbursements for purchases made or contracts entered into by him two and a half percent and one percent on all other disbursements.
July 10, 1782 General Greene's Southern Army Benjamin Lincoln Nathaniel Greene Lincoln expresses sympathy for the sufferings of General Greene's troops. Greene's army entitled to better fare. Mentions the meritorious and gallant exertions of Greene's troops under extreme difficulties. Lincoln believes they merited a better fate. He regrets that he is unable to redress the army's grievances. Other extracts mention supplies and clothing during the Revolutionary War.
August 6, 1799 Recommendations for Medical Staff & Chaplain; Approval of Officer Appointment Substitute John Adams James McHenry Adams recommends several individuals for medical staff in the 14th Regiment, as well as a man who has applied for a chaplaincy, whom he wishes added to the list. He also approves the appointment of a substitute officer for one who declined.
October 30, 1800 Simmons Requesting Crafts Provide Evidence that His Expenditures were On Account of the War Department William Simmons William Crafts The Auditor of the Treasury transmitted Craft's accounts to Simmons and noted that the accounts and vouchers Crafts provided indicated that they were made on account of the War Department by the Collector of the port of Charleston. Simmons states that there is no evidence that these expenditures were made on account of the War Department, and therefore are given back to Crafts for investigation...
February 12, 1800 Spirit of Amity and Conciliation at New Orleans James Wilkinson Alexander Hamilton Wilkinson observes that, upon his arrival at New Orleans, he finds the same spirit of amity and concilation under the new Spanish Governor, the Marquis de Casa Calvo, as was mainifest in the time of his predecessor, the late Gov. Gayoso.