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November 12, 1791 Complaint about Public Horses Feeding in Private Corn Field Robert Bentham Samuel Hodgdon Complains that the public horses feed in his corn fields every night at a considerable loss to him. Requests assistance.
November 23, 1791 Suggests Purchase of Corn for Horses in Winter John Armstrong Samuel Hodgdon Reports that Mr. Ritchie has delivered a few barrels of corn. Suggests they buy more corn from him for horses during the winter months going to and from Jefferson.
November 26, 1798 Brass Field Pieces v. Iron Field Pieces Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry After giving his opinion as to the kinds of field pieces that should be provided to the State of New Jersey, Hodgdon states his belief that iron field pieces are as effective as brass field pieces even though they cost much less.
March 27, 1798 Request for Issue of Gun Carriage Materiel & Corn-Grinding Machine James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of gun carriage materials and a corn-grinding mill machine for various uses.
December 3, 1800 Receipt of Peter Corn [not available] [not available] Receipt for five shillings tenpence paid Peter Corn by Captain C Smith for expenses of Brigadier General Wilkinson's traveling party.
June 16, 1794 Indian Corn Tench Francis Samuel Hodgdon Francis purchased 5000 bushels of Indian corn from John Wall which was supposed to have been shipped on board three vessels. He wants Hodgdon to furnish him with a bill of lading or receipt verifying that the corn was received.
April 4, 1799 Requests Field Ammunition for the Laboratory Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Requests shot for field ammunition for the laboratory in specific outlined sizes. Must be perfectly round and smooth.
March 14, 1794 Paying Employees & Buying Corn Major John Belli James O'Hara For the purpose of paying artificers and pack horsemen, and buying corn, Belli has drawn on Hodgdon $5000 in favor of O. Ormsbey, which amount will be charged to Belli's account.
May 21, 1792 Delivery of Corn to Kentucky from Fort Washington Major John Belli James O'Hara Discusses navigation and delivery of corn between Fort Washington and Kentucky.
April 10, 1797 Delivery of Cannon James McHenry John Harris Directs Harris to furnish brass cannon to Captain Elliot for field exercise.
March 18, 1800 Relative Rank of Field Officers Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton wants to be informed regarding the progress made in arranging the relative rank of field officers because they are naturally very anxious on this subject.
October 4, 1798 Certification of payments; Valentine Hoffman for repairing field carriages William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment of $332.76 to Valentine Hoffman for repairing field carriages.
September 5, 1798 Tents, Field Pieces, Sheds, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Among other matters, Hodgdon discusses the shortage of tents, the availability of field pieces, and the need to construct a shed to shelter the pieces.
May 12, 1790 Proof of Agression John Edwards Harry Innes Murders by Indians related, with anger.
June 7, 1793 Discussion of Field Artillery, Including Cannon Required A Fenner Henry Knox Letter, discusses corps of artillery; asks for brass field pieces; mentions foreign affairs.
March 26, 1800 Relative Rank of the Field Officers James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry explains that seniority should be the basis of assigning relative rank to field officers within the regiments of infantry. If there are two majors, the senior major is assigned the higher rank.
February 2, 1792 Keeping the Horses Well John Smith Samuel Hodgdon Smith announces that he has purchased the blades of five acres which when added to what he has at home will, with corn, keep Hodgdon's horses well. The stable will be satisfactory for the prime horses and Smith would like to be furnished with a horse for his own use. The horses should be sent immediately and the pack horses will be provided for as well. He has nothing to say about prices but...
June 10, 1798 Certification of Payment Multiple Authors [not available] Certified that Robert Wilson paid the authors for corn, meat, and salt for the Indians.
September 10, 1796 Captain Powers' debt William Simmons John Field Informs Field that unless the balance due by Captain William Powers to the United States is paid, he will initiate a law suit against Powers for the recovery of the money. Powers indicated to Simmons that Field would pay the balance.
December 26, 1793 Indian Attack on a Wagon Loaded with Corn William Blount Henry Knox Blount reports on an Indian attack, believed to be Creeks, on citizens transporting a wagonload of corn for the subsistence of local families in which two men were killed and a mulatto boy captured.
November 23, 1791 Report of Conditions at the Garrison John Armstrong Samuel Hodgdon Reports missing an important article (tar) and no corn, and they cannot proceed as planned, producing an insecure situation at the garrison. Notes need for a constant guard against the savages, leaving them very fatigued. Requests an assortment of gimblets and kettles and writing paper. Waits boat and corn. Rooms are too dark.
June 30, 1796 Purchase of Corn John Wilkins, Jr. James Henry Received orders to procure a supply of corn at lower ports of Lake Erie, to be transported to the rapids of the Miamis of the Lake. Requests Henry follow these orders with locations and travel route outlined.
November 29, 1798 Cost of Brass Ordnance & Field Carriages Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon encloses a statement showing the the probable cost of the brass ordnance and field carriages about which McHenry had inquired.
June 23, 1796 Extract of letter from Secretary of War to David Henley on claims and compensation for Indian damage James McHenry David Henley William Simmons addresses compensation for damage committed by Indians. He refers to the act to regulate trade and intercourse with Indian tribes and to preserve peace on the frontiers. Discusses claim by General Robertson for a quantity of corn claimed destroyed by Choctaw and Chickasaws at General Robertson's house. Simmons states that a deduction should be taken from annual amount given to...
December 13, 1792 Do Not Be Misled By Indian Overtures of Peace; Support for Legion That it May Conquer Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne tells Knox not to be misled by rumors of peace with the Indians. He must do everything in his power to ensure that the Legion is well-manned, well-supplied and well-armed so as to conquer the Indians in the Spring 1793 campaign.