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May 24, 1791 Smith & Shepherd's Contract for Clothing Henry Knox Alexander Hamilton Smith & Shepherd have completed their contact for the clothing for the levies and Mr. Hodgdon has receipted to them for same. Some of the articles were not equal to the pattern and others were superior but on the whole Hodgdon judges that Smith & Shepherd have successfully executed their contract. Additional overalls have been commissioned so that the soldiers will have clean pairs.
October 22, 1792 Contract with George Dannacker and William Young Alexander Hamilton [not available] Notification that, "'A contract for several articles of Clothing specified' for United States troops for the year 1793 was concluded on this date.
July 12, 1798 Clothing and Supplies for Recruits Peter Hunt Samuel Hodgdon Mentions arrival and forwarding of clothing for Lieutenant Dayton, along with the willingness to contract supplies for recruits.
January 15, 1799 Information about Clothing Contract and Additional Orders Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Encloses statement showing what clothing is on contract with an order for the additional regiment.
October 7, 1794 Contract for clothing Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of Revenue requests that a remittance of $3000 be made to Terence Reiley on account of the contract for clothing made with him.
June 24, 1793 Shipments of Clothing to Commanders of Corps Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Discusses contract for clothing. Gives recommendations on how to ship the clothing to its destinations, respective Corps, along with invoices. Wants to avoid packages shipping without knowledge of contents.
August 26, 1799 Requests Details about Clothing Requests Samuel Hodgdon Thomas Billington Received the return of clothing. Needs details about each item in the contract before he can approach the Secretary of War.
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.
April 26, 1799 Restricts the Disbursal of Extra Clothing; Assures Shipment of Tents Samuel Hodgdon Amos Stoddard Reports that the Secretary of War states that extra allowances of clothing are not permitted because the supply in the store is not enough. Sends the extra clothing from the last contract. A magazine in Boston will be established to supply clothing and tents. The Secretary believes good tents will contribute to good health.
March 4, 1799 Clothing and shelter needed for Portland troops Amos Stoddard Samuel Hodgdon Writes that many of the soldiers at Portland are in want of more clothing, including those who have contracted for more clothing. Mentions that his men are crowded into a "very small building" and worries that "disorder will inevitably prevail among them very soon," therefore he requests the delivery of tents.
September 26, 1786 Enclosed clothing contract [not available] Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed copy of a contract for articles of clothing, delivered to Commissioner of Commissary Stores.
January 14, 1798 Amount of Clothing James McHenry William Simmons Since no contract has been been formed for 1798, Simmons is instructed to report the amount of clothing according to the contract for 1797.
May 29, 1795 Recruiting and Pay Timothy Pickering William Rickard Pay and clothing for Rickard's company are on their way. Men whose term with the military ends and who do not renew their contract are to receive civilian clothing and some money. Pickering advises him to begin recruiting as soon as possible to replace those men whose term of enlistment will soon expire, and offers some advice.
December 17, 1794 Requests Payment and Approval of Contract for Artillerist Clothing and Blankets Tench Coxe Samuel Hodgdon Requests money to pay Terrence Reilly for artillerist clothing and blankets. Inquires whether enclosed list of goods and prices fixed in the contract is acceptable.
August 10, 1796 Certifying the Quality of Soldiers' Clothing James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon Before the storekeeper can be given a receipt for the soldiers' clothing, Hodgdon or a qualifed person appointed by him must examine it. The clothing must be certified by the Inspector as meeting the terms of the contract before the receipt can be issued.
October 22, 1792 Contract for Supplying War Department with Clothing for the Army Alexander Hamilton [not available] Copy of contract between Alexander Hamilton and William Young and George Dannacker, contractors, for supplying clothing to War Department for the Army. Describes procedures for inspection of quality. Schedule of articles are for infantry and cavalry.
September 26, 1798 Sundry Supply Concerns Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Among various supply matters, Hodgdon expresses his doubt that any contracts can be made as quickly as may be desired and supplies furnished within the specified period.
June 13, 1799 Discussion of Clothing, Comfort, and Cost for Soldiers Samuel Hodgdon James Bruff Refers to responsibility as Intendent of Stores and desire to be more useful to the army and the U.S. Mentions deficiency of supplies, some of which were sent but were lost by the boatmen and for which they will be accountable. Refers to contract with Mr. Billington for coats for privates and sergeants and the trimmings and cloth for a musician's coat; if one has already arrived, please advise....
October 23, 1788 Regarding Funds to Be Used for Transporting Pratt's Company, with Regimental Clothing Supply, to the Frontier William Knox Jeremiah Wadsworth Apologizes for delay in writing Wadsworth concerning money to fund the march of Lt. Pratt's unit. Pratt's company is also supposed to transport clothing for its entire parent regiment -- this will require additional funds. Since the clothing contract was made after Henry Knox left the city, so the War Office is waiting on his instructions. Expects either word from him or his arrival at...
October 3, 1798 Certification of payments; Private Townsend's Clothing William Simmons James McHenry Certification that it appears from the Certificate of Captain John Heath of the 3rd Regiment of Infantry that sundry articles of clothing were due Allen Townsend, late a private in his Company, at the time of his discharge which at the contract price amounts to $33.36.
October 10, 1796 Contractors Not Fulfilling Contract for Supplying Frontier Posts John Wilkins, Jr. James McHenry Clothing and whiskey for upcoming winter arrived at Fort Washington. Upon returning to Philadelphia and settling all accounts, will relinquish his position as Quartermaster General. Mentioned suffering considerable embarrassment due to the type of contract used to procure provisions. Contractor has not fulfilled his obligations and Wilkins had to secure provisions using alternate sources. ...
October 21, 1794 Contracts for clothing Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue reports that Thomas Billington and Guy Bryan have contracted for clothing for 1795, and request an advance of $15-20,000 dollars.
July 6, 1799 Preserving Content Among the Troops Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton declares that the supply of clothing must keep pace with the progress of recruitment. It would be better to slow the progress of recruitment than to recruit men and fail to provide them with proper clothing.
September 12, 1800 Account Received William Simmons George Harrison Accounts and vouchers of late purveyor, that contain advances to Thomas Billington for clothing made for the Army received. Advances or expenditures not for a payment cannot be admitted unless specially ordered. Simmons requested documentation from proper authority who authorized the special purchase and the contract.
September 29, 1794 Requests Information about Clothing Patterns for 1795 Tench Coxe Samuel Hodgdon Refers to several applications to his office to see the 1795 patterns for general clothing; they only have the shoe pattern, which was immediately forwarded to New York. Requests information as to when the patterns will be ready, hopefully before the exhibition.