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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 1, 1792 Major Craig's Invoice of Military Stores Samuel Hodgdon Henry Knox The Commissary of Military Stores encloses Major Isaac Craig's invoice of military and Quarter Master stores to Secretary Knox. The invoice was said to be missing. Supplies include cutting knives, gun powder, cartridges, muskets, writing paper, stationary, and other military provisions.
December 26, 1795 Compensation for Expenses of J. Cutting Alexander Hamilton Timothy Pickering J. Cutting's claims for reimbursement from expenses related to relieving seamen who were impressed into British service were originally denied, Jefferson argued the U.S. gov't make an exception and repay Cutting. Cited compensation given to A. Dorhman.
1795 Discussion of Cutlery for Navy Yard William Pennock Josiah Fox Letter, discusses knives & forks for Naval yard.
March 5, 1800 Resistance to Cutting and Hauling Wood Alexander Hamilton Nathan Rice Hamilton asserts that the cutting and hauling of their own wood was a proper employment of the men and their resistance was atrocious and demanded decisive measures. Clarification on rules regarding court martial.
June 22, 1799 Employment in Cutting Musket Stocks Frederick Wolbert Samuel Hodgdon John Sutton has been employed in cutting musket stocks and Wolbert contends that it would be an act of charity to continue to employ him. He is a discerning and industrious man and has a large family. He and his friend Clay should be told where to apply for a contract to supply a certain amount of stocks.
April 17, 1784 Order to cease cutting wood Samuel Hodgdon William Each Order to cease cutting wood on land belonging to the public and under rent to an officer.
April 10, 1794 Request for manpower calculations regarding cutting ship frames Henry Knox Joshua Humphreys Knox requests that Humphreys add to his calculations the number of men it would require to cut the frame of one of the vessels in Georgia in two months.
May 22, 1800 Orders to suspend clothing for the Infantry, requests quantities needed Tench Francis Francis Brown Secretary of War orders cutting of clothing suspended. Asks in what state is the quantity intended for artillerists and engineers.
November 20, 1800 Regarding Hat & Button Orders; Items Requested for War Department Intendant's Office Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Refers to orders of artillerists' hats and buttons; requests issue of a company book and two pen knives for use by the War Department Intendant's Office.
May 11, 1798 Estimate of Quartermaster Supplies for Army of 20,000 Men Samuel Hodgdon [not available] A thorough estimate of the supplies needed for an army of 20,000 men, not counting contingent expenses such as repairs, transportation, etc.
September 14, 1798 Articles required by Brig Gen Wilkinson Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon A request for items that cannot be procured at Pittsburg. Items are to be forwarded to Natchez via the Mississippi.
June 7, 1794 Refers to Plans with John Morgan to Cut Wood and Build Frigate Tench Francis Henry Knox Mr. Coxe wishes to inform the Secretary of the Treasury of John Morgan's terms of service. Morgan expects to be transported free of expense and will superintend the cutting of wood and will build the frigate.
October 14, 1794 Discussion of Frigate Timbers & Drafts, And Slave Labor Joshua Humphreys Josiah Fox Letter, discusses cutting timber for Frigates; mentions slaves; discusses Frigate drafts.
November 1792 Presents for the Indians James Seagrove [not available] Seagrove lists the articles he requires as presents to the Indians, Though they want gunpowder and lead, he is reluctant to give it to them.
August 8, 1797 Regarding the cast heads and cast faces being done in Baltimore and gaining assistance in cutting the pieces Josiah Fox Captain Thomas Truxtun Josiah Fox informs of Secretary of War James McHenry's approval that supporters of cast heads and cast faces be done in Baltimore. Discusses matter of gaining local assistance in cutting the pieces
August 31, 1792 Estimate of Money wanting in the Quartermaster General's Department Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate of money wanting in the Quarter Master General's Department 31 August 1792
November 4, 1795 Regarding request to send foreman to Georgia to superintend cutting of timber; on the negroes as less expensive workers [not available] Colonel James Hackett Hackett wants to send his foreman from New Hampshire to to superintend the cutting of timbers in Georgia. Pickering points out the the negroes in Georgia would be cheaper to pay than the men from Portsmouth New Hampshire. John Morgan reports that the work or the negro axemen is satisfactory. Expects required timber to be furnished by winter;
October 18, 1796 Discussion of Ironwork & Bolts for Frigate, & Frigate for Dey of Algiers Tench Francis Josiah Fox Procurement, discusses terms of iron work for Frigate; discusses Frigate for Dey of Algiers; discusses charge for cutting bolts.
January 2, 1796 Prepared to Cut Cedar Timber if Terms Are Agreeable Josiah Fox Tench Francis Letter, informs availability to cut cedar for Frigate frames; asks for written instructions re procedures.
1792 Estimate of Supplies required in the Quartermaster's line for 1792 Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate of supplies required in the quartermaster Lines for 1792. Lists equipment with required numbers.
June 16, 1794 Articles Furnished Creek Indians [not available] Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon has not acknowledged receipt of articles furnished to the Creek Indians.
January 25, 1800 Reports Cutting Enlistments; Activity with France James McHenry Unknown Recipient Reports the recently passed bill by the House of Representatives suspending enlistments for cavalry and infantry. Refers to activities in France.
October 28, 1795 Request for Advice on the Cutting of Planks for a Frigate [Chesapeake] Josiah Fox Joshua Humphreys Requests Humphrey's opinion on the current building of the frigate at Norfolk [the Chesapeake], and the dimensions of the planks being cut for her construction.
September 10, 1800 Delivery of cloth and thread for uniform overalls Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs delivery of cloth and thread for uniform overalls.
November 19, 1794 Invoice of goods purchased by Tench Francis for the Creek Indians and delivered James Seagrove Creek Indian Agent James Seagrove [not available] Invoice of goods purchased by Tench Francis for the Creek Indians and delivered James Seagrove Agent Indian Affairs Southern Department. Listed items are presents for the Creek Indians.