Viewing 1–25 of 159 documents: "collection and removal"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 24, 1791 Discussion of Expenses Surrounding Transport and Storage of Military Stores Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, discusses sum charged for removal of stores; discusses monthly allowance to keep public stores.
March 26, 1801 [Private] Discussed Hodgdon's Removal from Office James Wilkinson Samuel Hodgdon Wilkinson never aware in advance of Hodgdon's removal from office.
November 8, 1788 Proposed collection of official papers Noah Webster Samuel Hodgdon Webster proposes a printed edition of a collection of official papers, which he claims Philadelphia gentlemen desire. Requests that communications be made with Francis Childs, the printer.
May 9, 1787 Request for Detailed Return of Military Stores in Rhode Island Henry Knox Jeremiah Olney Letter, asks for detailed return and condition of stores.
September 8, 1798 Rumor Relative to the Removal of My Office, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Nathan Jones Along with a discussion of stores sent to Springfield, Hodgdon assures Jones that the rumors regarding the removal of Hodgdon's office are false.
January 30, 1801 Removal of Public Stores to Harpers Ferry Samuel Dexter Samuel Annin Letter, directs removal of public stores to Harper's Ferry.
August 21, 1798 Request to Forward Letter Peter Hagner Samuel Hodgdon Requests enclosed letter relating to the removal of his sister from Yellow Springs be forwarded to Dr. Stafford; mentions that post boys no longer carry letters, which may be an allusion to the fever.
September 28, 1796 Description of Detroit Doctor Charles Brown Samuel Hodgdon Delayed writing Hodgdon in hopes of visiting him, just received news Brown cannot leave Detroit. Describes Detroit, its inhabitants as mostly French with some Scottish merchants. Will procure a fox skin for Mrs. Hodgdon next spring. Mentioned Dr. Barton never received Brown's letter and collection of plants from Fort Jefferson. Supposed rebels in Pittsburgh destroyed them.
April 29, 1784 Collection and transfer of funds Council Arthur St. Clair Council upon St. Clair to expedite the collection and transfer of funds. Council, upon considering the exhausted state of the Treasury, and that the public exigencies were such as to call for an immediate supply they have accordingly directed me to call upon you in the most pressing manner to expedite the payment of the money now in your hands, and to use your utmost endeavours in the collection...
March 14, 1799 Requests Immediate Removal to Reading, Pennsylvania James McHenry Peter Shoemaker Requests immediate removal of all troops under his command to Reading, PA. He should request any necessary transportation from the contractor, but should carry sufficient provisions for the journey. Lieut. Wilson will accompany him on the march. Has directed money to fund march.
September 3, 1797 Removal of the War Office from Philadelphia, Etc. Stephen Rochefontaine Samuel Hodgdon The enclosure is received with the account of clothing delivered to the sundry detachments of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers which has been entered into the Quartermaster's book. Rochefontaine expresses relief that the alarm about the yellow fever is partly unfounded but the removal of the War Office from Philadelphia to the country gives pleasure because there is no reason to expose...
May 21, 1800 Removal of Pickering from the Office of Secretary of State Ebenezer Bowman Samuel Hodgdon Among a discussion other matters, Bowman comments on the disagreeable intelligence respecting the removal of Colonel Pickering from the office of Secretary of State. He observes that it is impossible for the people at large to understand the reasons for the conduct of the chief magistrate in this matter.
March 14, 1799 Requests Immediate Removal to Reading, Pennsylvania James McHenry Callender Irvine Requests immediate removal of his company to Reading, PA. Requests should be made to contractor for baggage needs. Lieutenant Wollstencraft will accompany them. Will provide money for transportation.
November 18, 1799 Expenses Related to the Removal to Trenton James McHenry William Simmons Accounts related to extra expenses for the removal to Trenton should conform to the following principles: married men can charge for house rent, transportation of furniture, carriage hire for their familes and expenses on the road; single men can charge for the difference between board in Trenton and in Philadelphia and for stage-hire and expenses on the road.
April 17, 1801 Removal from Office Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Mentioned obtaining pot ash, per Hodgdon's request. Brought up being removed from office to be replaced by "some favorite", Craig sought Gen. Irvine's opinion on matter. Craig believed Hodgdon acted a "dignified part" in surrendering his office.
September 4, 1797 Discussion of Removal of War Office & Illness of Secretary of War William Doughty Josiah Fox Letter, mentions McHenry illness; mentions removal of War Office.
August 28, 1797 Delivery of Marquees and Tent Poles John Stagg John Harris Stagg requests that Harris deliver four marquees with tentpoles for the use of the war office since they will be removing to the country.
September 2, 1799 Approval of War Office Evacuation to Trenton & Request for Judgment on McAlister Payment Dispute (Copy of Differing Date) John Adams James McHenry Approves the removal of the War Office to Trenton due to the Philadelphia yellow fever; forwards correspondence concerning Hugh McAlister's claim for money from the War Department. Asks that McHenry review the evidence and see that justice is done.
May 15, 1800 On the removal of offices from Philadelphia for the summer James McHenry Benjamin Stoddert Mentions that the President has requested a meeting with the Heads of Departments to determine a time for the removal of offices from Philadelphia during the summer fever season. McHenry tells Stoddert that given his soon-to-come resignation, he will not need to be consulted on this issue.
August 9, 1798 Removal of Stores Due to Danger of Infection Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon refutes the argument of those who claim that the public stores should be moved due to the risk of infection. The stores exist to support the Army and every effort should be made to see that they are available for that purpose.
July 5, 1800 Praise to Colonel Pickering Jacob Wagner Samuel Hodgdon Wagner discusses Col. [Timothy] Pickering's ill advised removal as Secretary of State and praises him for the speed and efficiency in which he settled his extensive accounts.
June 2, 1800 Advance from Treasury for Removal of War Office to Washington William Simmons Benjamin Stoddert Simmons notified Hon. Benjamin Stoddert that in compliance with his letter, Simmons advanced the gentlemen in his office their salaries through June in order to pay for the expenses related to moving themselves and their families to Washington. Simmons advanced himself his salary for the same reasons.
August 28, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Edward Carrington Simmons informs Carrington that William Fulcher's receipts were received. Simmons refers to the fever as "the Calamity in Philadelphia," which has caused removal to Trenton.
April 6, 1795 Removal of the Recruits to West Point John Stagg Alexander Thompson John Lovell is on his way to Boston to arrange for the removal of the recruits at the several rendezvous to West Point.
March 26, 1799 Questions about Supplies Robert Goodloe Harper James McHenry Writes about collection and transportation of supplies.