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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 20, 1798 Agreement for House for Naval Department between Hodgdon and Charles Kenley. George Washington [not available] States Kenly will repair house currently occupied by Tench Coxe and that Coxe will return the house in the state which he received it.
December 7, 1785 Regarding James Bray's whereabouts during the late war James Bray Joseph Howell Bray outlines his various assignments and whereabouts in the Army during the late war in order to procure over due payment.
January 24, 1793 Adding Regiments to the Army; Contestation of British Posts, Defective Howitzers, and Promotions Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne expresses his pleasure regarding the approval of Congress for adding regiments to his army. He wants to contest British possession of several posts on Lake Erie so that they may be added to the many posts already established in the northwest. He reports on the defects of some of his howitzers and recommends a number of officers for appointments in the Legion.
September 3, 1798 Deter Bad People from Plunder Montgomery & Newbold Samuel Hodgdon They have heard that Hodgdon stayed in Philadelphia rather than removing to Trenton. They hope that staying in town will not subject him to the fatal fever and that he and others will be favored with health so as to support the city police and deter bad people from plundering.
February 24, 1786 Talk of Old Tassel with Governor of Georgia Chief Tosell Governor Edward Telfair Talk of the Cherokee Chief "Old Tossell" (Old Tassel) to the Governor of Georgia asking that he keep John Sevier and his "bad men" from raiding the Cherokee towns. Fear of disturbance from white settlers, who frightened their women and children into the woods and plundered their homes. They seek peace.
October 4, 1799 Strict Attention to Economy Alexander Hamilton Nathan Rice Hamilton issues his instructions regarding the construction of winter quarters while emphasizing that everything must be done with as much economy as possible.
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.
November 7, 1791 Building a Flat, Etc. John Armstrong Samuel Hodgdon It seems proper to employ some person to build a flat which will be much needed since the river will not be fordable for the remainder of the season. Should Hodgdon think it proper to send two sawyers with tools and one or two mechanics, Armstrong will superintend the building of one. The grindstone at Fort Washington is not very large and will in one month be worn out so a new one should be sent...
April 5, 1797 Extract of Letter [not available] [not available] Extract Letter, discusses supplies needed and precautions in shipping them.
April 5, 1797 Extract of Letter [not available] [not available] Extract Letter, discusses supplies needed and precautions in shipping them.
April 5, 1797 Powder, Ball, and Lead to Meet Events, Etc. James Bruff James McHenry In order to do the repairs and alterations to the works and barracks a horse will be needed in addition to a number of building materials. Five tons of powder with ball and lead may be necessary to meet events as well as other ordnance and materials needed to work on sundry vessels.
December 24, 1791 Letter from Captain Armstrong to Samuel Hodgdon on state of supply John Armstrong Samuel Hodgdon From Fort Hamilton, Armstrong reports to Hodgdon at Fort Washington that he received letter from General directing him to forward to Fort Jefferson certain articles of clothing which were taken forward by Mr Masralick, who was given two horses and a supply of Indian corn. Mr Kitchel says he does not intend to let Hodgdon have anymore. Armstrong says his building is complete; found a strong horse...
October 10, 1789 Discussion of Robbery at Military Storehouse Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, describes burglary of public stores.
December 8, 1788 Discussion of Robbery at Military Storehouse Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, describes burglary of military stores.
May 2, 1800 Health of Troops [not available] Samuel Hodgdon Discussed passage to Harper's Ferry; mentioned health of troops and lack of medicine and medical supplies. Requested details on how a relation to Hodgdon recovered from small pox. Bank stock in Brown's name to be withdrawn so he can purchase a farm near the City of Washinton.
May 31, 1787 Theft of Powder & Tents by Soldiers at West Point William Price Henry Knox Describes catching two thieves pilfering the contractor's stores, and their earlier deeds in stealing powder & tents from the public stores. Discusses the affair in detail, including confessions of stealing and selling the items. Expresses confusion at the stealing of the powder, as he has kept tight control over access to the magazine.
January 1, 1800 Military Stores On Hand & Delivered at Carlisle Richard Parker Samuel Hodgdon Chart showing military stores on hand and delivered since 1st of June 1798 to January 1800 at Carlisle. Included are blunderbusses, tomahawks, and pikes.
January 14, 1794 Release of Prisoners Anthony Wayne Indians Northwest of Ohio River Speech of Captain Big Tree: His Nephews were too proud last summer but came to their senses and lowered the asking price regarding the release of prisoners.