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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
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.
1795 Discussion of Cutlery for Navy Yard William Pennock Josiah Fox Letter, discusses knives & forks for Naval yard.
February 1, 1800 Requested Delivery of Sundry Items for Indians David Henley Wolf's Friend Has received letter and is assisting Colbert. Lists sundry articles sent to Indians. White people are mourning the death of Washington
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.
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.
August 31, 1792 Estimate for farming utensils for the Southern Indians Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate for farming utensils for the Southern Indians.
September 26, 1786 General Officers drawing provisions John Pierce Jonathan Burrall Discusses the General Officers drawing provisions from the Commissaries of Issues.
February 24, 1792 Stores on Hand at Fort Hamilton. John Armstrong Michael G. Houdin A return of the Quartermaster Stores on hand at Fort Hamilton, Capt. John Armstrong commanding, February 24, 1792.
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 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.
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.
January 1791 Estimate of Supplies Furnished by Elliot & Williams Unknown Author [not available] Estimate of supplies furnished by Elliot and Williams in 1790, controverted by the Secretary of War but ultimately allowed. Lists accoutrements and rations with estimated values.
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.
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.
March 4, 1796 Estimate of Quartermaster's Stores Wanted for Army for 1796 [not available] [not available] Estimated number of items wanted for the Quarter Master's stores for the army for 1796 to be purchased in Philadelphia.
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..
December 2, 1800 Supplies for Fort Johnson and Dependencies in South Carolina and Georgia Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, directs procurement of supplies for Fort Johnson and dependencies in South Carolina and Georgia.
April 2, 1791 Return of Brass Ordnance and Implements George Fleming Henry Knox Captain Fleming's return of Brass Ordnance and implements, sent to the Honorable the Secretary of War by his order.