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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
August 2, 1796 Settlement with Commissary with Use of Forms from Dept. of Treasury Stephen Rochefontaine Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Rochefontaine details how he came to be in possession of the the bills of the commissary, which he submits with the letter.
December 6, 1794 Regarding the Commissary Department Henry Knox Isaac Craig Extract Letter, informs that Craig has not responded to offer of Commissary's department.
August 4, 1798 An Office in the Commissary's Department Alexander Mowatt Alexander Hamilton Mowatt expresses his desire for a position in the Commissary's Department.
April 4, 1796 Requests Appraisal to Purchase Guns from Former Commissary Phil. Miller Lovett Partridge Reports that requested gunlock and barrels were damaged and did not function properly. Has since found some continental musket barrels belonging to a former commissary. They cannot agree on a price. Suggests that he send 2 or 3 men to provide proper appraisal. The former commissary also suggests that not far from them is a boatload of complete guns, minus a few that have been squandered.
December 6, 1794 No News on Acceptance Henry Knox Isaac Craig Notification that Craig has not responded to offer of Commissary's department.
January 15, 1784 Commissary Department's Accounts John Pierce General Huntington No intelligence received of the success of the compulsory measures adopted in bringing in the commissary's accounts.
December 10, 1800 James O'Hara's charges for pork William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Discusses James O'Hara, who exhibited a charge for 20 barrels of pork.
March 17, 1788 Letter to the Commissioner of Commissary Stores John Warren Samuel Hodgdon Letter to the Commissioner of Commissary Stores; discusses settlements and accounts.
September 22, 1798 The Fever is So Mortal in Your City, Etc. James Caldwell Samuel Hodgdon Caldwell has a certificate from Abraham Kirkpatrick, late Commissary General in Wayne's army, for a sum due him for services rendered as Assistant Commissary. Apparently the fever is so mortal in Philadelphia that most of the inhabitants have moved out to the country. Caldwell wants to know the best means for acquiring his money.
July 15, 1788 Letter to the Commissioner of Commissary Stores John Woods Samuel Hodgdon Letter from John Woods to the Commissioner of Commissary Stores, discussing business and offering to serve in any way possible.
February 17, 1800 Commissary of Indian goods David Strong [not available] Request that the Commissary of Indian Goods issue textile goods for a party of Indians from St. Josephs.
May 11, 1798 Failure to Settle the Commissary Account, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig expresses displeasure to Hodgdon over the failure to settle the commissary account. Craig also notes that neither Indian goods nor trucks have been received.
January 2, 1784 Settlement of an Officer's Account Jedediah Huntingdon John Pierce Asks if Pierce is yet in a condition to adjust Huntington's commissary account; discusses certificates of pay.
August 16, 1799 Settlement of the Commissary Account Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig discusses settlement of the commissary accounts and the distribution of provisions with Samuel Hodgdon.
December 26, 1794 Apppointment of Kirkpatrick, Movement of Troops Isaac Craig Henry Knox Copy, discusses movement of two detachments, mentions appointment of Kirkpatrick.
April 21, 1792 Knox solicits the application of Hodgdon for newly created position Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Letter, alludes to problems identified from St. Clair's campaign; discusses commissary general of military stores.
June 20, 1794 Commissary of Stores appointed Alexander Hamilton Henry Knox The Secretary of War informs the Treasury Secretary that a Commissary of Stores has been appointed. A very regular system of accountability must now be established. Asks Hamilton whether it would not be advisable to instruct Samuel Hodgdon to concert with the Comptroller of the Treasury a plan for regulating that accountability.
November 11, 1786 Letter to the Commissioner of Commissary Stores W. Hawes Samuel Hodgdon Letter to the Commissioner of Commissary Stores; mentions accounts, allowances, and personal matters.
February 6, 1801 Simmons Requesting Hodgdon Examine the Records of Hugh Howard to Determine if 20 Barrels of Pork were sent by the Commissary William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Simmons requesting Hodgdon examine the records of Hugh Howard to determine if 20 barrels of pork were sent by the Commissary at Detroit to the Schooner Nancy to Michilimackinac.
December 2, 1794 Response to Appointment Henry Knox Isaac Craig Expectation to receive response on acceptance or rejection of appointment as Commissary General at Fort Pitt.
November 9, 1796 Pay of Deputy Commissary Bryant Peter Hagner Jonathan Jackson Notification to Jackson that he will receive funds that he is to pay to John Bryant, Deputy Commissary of Military Stores at Springfield, Massachusetts, for his compensation from May to October.
December 18, 1794 [No. 52] Declined Appointment John Stagg Isaac Craig Regrets that Craig declined appointment to Principal Commissary. Noted Craig's suggestion of Major Kirkpatrick but the Sec. of the Treasury had previously suggested another candidate.
May 31, 1793 Letter from the Commissary of Military Stores Samuel Hodgdon John Connell Letter from the Commissary of Military Stores; mentions supply of boats.
October 1, 1798 Statement of commissary stores at Fort Niagara David Thompson James O'Hara Statement of commissary stores at Fort Niagara, documenting the amount of beef, flour, soap, candles, whiskey, salt, and vinegar.
May 15, 1793 Rough Copy of Minutes Relative to Pay Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Memo, Hodgdon argues that his pay as both Quartermaster General and Commissary of Military Stores was not unreasonable.