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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
[not available] Transmit by a Safe Conveyance Unknown Author Samuel Hodgdon The enclosed needs to be trasported by a safe conveyance since it contains money.
March 4, 1796 Suggestion for Conveyance of Money to West Point Stephen Rochefontaine William Simmons Rochefontaine suggests that Mr. Main would make a safe carrier of any money which might need to be brought from Philadelphia to West Point.
September 14, 1793 Request for a safe conveyance Thomas Jefferson Samuel Sterett Thomas Jefferson with compliments to Mr. Sterrett will thank him for giving a safe conveyance to inland, which he prefers making from Baltimore. Mentions bill of exchange, Van Shepherd and Hubard.
November 13, 1795 Conveyance for a Poor Fellow Found Unfit for Duty Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon A fellow discharged for being unfit for duty has his residence in North Carolina. The Secretary of War will pay for his passage to that State if conveyance can be found. Are there any vessels bound there?
October 6, 1800 Two Indian Boys in the Care of the Society of Friends Samuel Dexter Samuel Hodgdon Dexter discusses the necessity of procuring the conveyance to their parents in Savannah of two Indian boys currently in the care of the Society of Friends [Quakers] in Philadelphia.
April 23, 1799 Quantity of Ammunition to be Forwarded to Fort Adams Alexander Hamilton James McHenry In the interest of safety during conveyance, the quantity of ammunition intended for the artillery at Fort Adams should not exceed the estimate.
March 23, 1793 Arrival of money and inquiry on mode of conveyance Samuel Hodgdon James O'Hara Asks for information on the safe arrival of money by post. Asks for opinion on the mode of conveyance, since southern mails have been lately robbed.
February 28, 1787 Request for muster Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson Howell is organizing the papers in his office, particularly the Musters of Pay Rolls, so Nicholson is requested to send the muster which the Howell had previously given him on June 13,1785.
June 2, 1789 Safe Conveyance of Doyle's & Ferguson's Stores John Ferguson Samuel Hodgdon Major Hodgdon should send by the first safe conveyance to Capt. John Irvin of Pittsburgh the stores for Capt. Doyle and Ferguson. Capt. Irvin will pay for the carriage. Or if the waggoner would accept an order on the paymaster, that would answer better.
April 9, 1801 Officers' Traveling Expenses W L Meriwether Lewis Has reviewed the traveling expenses of officers. Before settlement, wishes to know if servants traveled with them, if they traveled by water or land, and if they traveled by public conveyance.
February 28, 1798 Content of the Hogshead Intended for Lt. Horatio Dayton Samuel Hodgdon Peter Hunt Letter, encloses clothing invoice; directs clothing to be forwarded to Horatio Dayton. .
July 31, 1799 Reports of Arrival of Muskets to Baltimore; Requests Delivery to Philadelphia Samuel Hodgdon Jeremiah Yellot The Secretary of Treasury has informed the Secretary of War of arrival of 24 cases of muskets in Baltimore from Hamburgh, according to directions from Mr. Pitkin to Mr. King. Requests him to send the entire shipment by the first suitable water conveyance, addressed to John Harris, public storekeeper.
December 30, 1784 Pay certificates John Pierce Joseph Howell Discusses delivery of pay certificates and their markings.
May 14, 1790 Request for Submission of Pay Draft to Henry Knox Jeremiah Olney James Olney Jeremiah Olney asks his cousin to submit a draft for payment to Henry Knox.
November 7, 1798 Conveyance of boxes and trunks from Trenton to Philadelphia Samuel Lewis Samuel Hodgdon Payment for conveyance of boxes and trunks from Trenton to Philadelphia. Amos Morton conveyed the boxes for $9.00. Samuel Lewis, War Office clerk, certifies that bearer has been engaged to do so. Stephen Merrill certifies goods delivered to War Office.
December 17, 1789 Forwarding Letters to Kentucky Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Due to no formal mode of mail delivery Knox enclosed public letters for people in Kentucky with request to forward and deliver.
May 2, 1798 Safe Conveyance of the Box Judith Sargent Murray Samuel Hodgdon Mrs. Murray had intended to send a box to her brother with Mr. Goodhue but fears that he will leave Philadelphia before her letter arrives. Therefore, she asks Hodgdon to send the box with the enclosed letter by the first safe conveyance and to inform her when it is shipped. She fears the box may be broken and contents lost because of the rough road on which it will travel but trusts Hodgdon to...
March 25, 1786 Money due to heirs John Hoope Joseph Howell The author had written earlier concerning the amounts due his brother in law's heirs in payment for his service in the Army and Navy. He has yet to hear from the recipient and requests the favor of a reply.
May 8, 1786 Certificate to Herbert Joseph Howell Stewart Herbert The author is prepared to issue the Certificate for the recipient as soon as he receives the appropriate orders. If friends are not available to pick it up for him, he may direct the request to John Pierce and the Certificate will be forwarded in whatever manner the recipient prefers.
August 3, 1799 Purchase of Land James McHenry John Wilkins, Jr. Land for and construction of laboratory and arsenal near Philadelphia
August 22, 1799 Much more system and punctuality than have heretofore obtained... Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton stresses the importance of efficiency and punctuality in supplying and paying the army. If possible, surplus supplies should be kept on hand, especially at the more remote posts, should the need for them arise. He discusses the best route of conveyance to the troops of the lower parts of the Mississippi.
June 17, 1791 Safe Transport of Materials Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Speedy transport of building materials, workmen, horses, and men across river now safe for campaign on frontier.
August 19, 1784 Funded certificate John Pierce John Lillie Requests that an expected "funded certificate" be sent to him.
August 23, 1793 Commissioners Report Their Arrival at Fort Erie Commissioners for Indian Affairs in the Northern Department Isaac Craig Federal Commissioners to Major Craig [letter no. 1] on arrival at Fort Erie and delivery of letters by separate conveyance to Major General Anthony Wayne and General Knox, and refusal of western Indians to make peace. Commissioners note arrival at Fort Erie on Friday, 23 August 1793 and dispatched letters to Major General Wayne and General Knox. They request multiple conveyance, utmost speed and...
June 25, 1784 Account settlements for New York Richard Lloyd John Pierce Discusses the settlement of the army accounts for New York for 1781.