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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 3, 1799 Drawing Rations for the Sons of Soldiers Alexander Hamilton Zebulon M. Pike Hamilton admonishes Pike that the drawing of rations for the sons of soldiers is not permitted.
May 10, 1797 Delivery of Carpentry Items James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver carpenter tools to Capt Elliott's company.
June 15, 1798 Correspondence from the western posts John Caldwell James McHenry Discusses the murder of an Indian named White Eyes by a boy named Carpenter with a knife and club.
November 21, 1795 A Drawing Board for Mr. Fox Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon Mr. Fox, who is making drafts for the frigate building at Philadelphia, is in want of a drawing board. Mr. Fox will visit Hodgdon's store to select the board that best fits his needs.
September 26, 1786 General Officers drawing provisions John Pierce Jonathan Burrall Discusses the General Officers drawing provisions from the Commissaries of Issues.
November 3, 1794 Speech of the Wyandots Chiefs of the Wyandots Anthony Wayne Speech of a Wyandot chief, delivered to General Anthony Wayne at Greenville. The Wyandots plea for peace, and claim to be determined "to bury the hatchet and scalping knife deep in the ground." Asks that the United States "have pity on us, and leave us a small piece of land to build a town upon." Mourn that there is no longer sufficient land to live and hunt upon.
March 29, 1799 Certification of payments; John Foncin for services drawing plates of a book on artillery William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $56 to John Foncin for services drawing plates of a book on artillery, conformably to letter from Secretary of War.
November 21, 1799 Pernicious Practice of Drawing Money and Rations on Account Jonathan Dayton Alexander Hamilton Even though he is not directly involved in military matters, Dayton emphasizes that the practice of drawing money and rations on account without regular rolls and returns is pernicious and ought not be continued after the current collections are complete. He wants Hamiton to know that he is anxious to serve under him.
January 26, 1800 Drawing of the Lottery in Philadelphia, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Craig has directed surveyor John Beaver to give Hodgdon the military land warrant in the name of Joseph Johnston. Beaver is on his way to Philadelphia to attend the drawing of the lottery.
February 1, 1799 Certification of payments; Jean Foncin, employed for drawing plates on a book on artillery William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $60 to Jean Foncin, employed for drawing plates on a book on artillery, conformably to letter from Secretary of War.
March 1, 1799 Certification of payments; John Foncin for services drawing plates for a book on the artillery William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $56 to John Foncin for services drawing plates for a book on the artillery.
1798 Indian Department to the United States Factory Benjamin Hawkins [not available] A ledger or account of goods and services exchanged between the Indian Department and the United States Factory.
September 2, 1796 Paperwork and Authorization Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Packet of vouchers received which were sent to Hodgdon through the War Office. In explaining how he classifies articles listed in returns Hodgdon noted that he does not permit more than 30 articles to one classification. Authorized drawing money from Col. Nevill.
May 21, 1795 Letter from the War Office on Stoddert's model for a scarph [scarf] [not available] David Stodder Makes mention of Joshua Humphreys and Stodder's model of a scarph, [scarf], which Stodder believes is an improvement. Asks that Stodder send a model or drawing to War Office.
July 2, 1795 Account of Thomas Dobson William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $62.00 is due Thomas Dobson, being the amount of his account for an engraving from a drawing of a frigate for the system of masting, for the plate and polishing the same.
October 15, 1798 Request for Materials from Military Stores Tench Francis William Young Francis requests drawing paper and cartridge paper be sent to the military store for the Mississippi. The document is annotated with a note from Samuel Hodgdon.
August 25, 1800 Request to Investigate Drawing of Rations William Simmons Joseph Williams Simmons received letter from David Ames, superintendent that lead Simmons to inquire about the drawing of rations at the armoury at Springfield. Simmons requested Williams investigate and report back to him. P.S. Enclosed a copy of an Act for the Regulation of Public Arsenals and Magazines for Williams' government.
January 30, 1795 Drawing for Battering Cannon Sent to Contractors Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton Notification that complete drawing of thirty two pound battering cannon have been sent to contractors 1. Brown and Francis & Co. and 2. Hughes & Co..
April 4, 1794 Indian Attack William Rickard David Henley Report of 25 Indians attacking Block House at mouth of Town Creek. Recounts defense of building against Indians and number of dead. Muster rolls enclosed.
February 1, 1797 Notification of Drawing of Funds John Wilkins, Jr. James McHenry States that he has drawn on McHenry for a bill of $300.
November 17, 1792 Cost Estimate of Providing Goods to the Six Nations War Department [not available] Document, describes goods for Six Nations; describes annuity; discusses Indian castles; estimates Indian population by village.
September 27, 1796 Order to Haul Timber Stephen Rochefontaine George Fleming "Please to have a [season] Employed in drawing Timber for Lieut. Freeman's kitchen you will oblige."
July 10, 1799 Clothing, Pay, and Rations for Private Servants, Etc. James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry discusses regulations regarding officers' private servants and the drawing of provisions for "the Children of the Army"
April 18, 1793 We All Wish for Peace John Watts William Blount Even though Noon-day was a good man, Watts does not want his murder by whites to interfere with the prospects for peace between the Cherokees and the United States.
November 4, 1796 Letter from the Navy Constructor Josiah Fox [not available] "Statement of materials &c. on hand in the Navy Yard at Portsmouth, New Hampshire, arranged agreeably to the foregoing instructions."