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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 2, 1799 Requests Drums and Fifes, Files Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Reports possession of drums and fifes; requests more. Requests files for Harper's Ferry.
August 10, 1799 Delivery of Musical Instruments and Casks of Damaged Powder James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver drums & fifes, and damaged powder to 10th Regiment
August 28, 1794 Drums Lodged by Tinley Tench Francis Samuel Hodgdon [Partly illegible] The drums lodged by Tinley in Hodgdon's stores should be delivered to Mr. Rutter who will place them with the arms of the United States.
July 30, 1798 Delivery of Clothing James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver uniforms, arms, drums, etc. to Norfolk, Virginia.
August 30, 1800 Delivery of bayonets, swords, drums and fifes Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs delivery of bayonets, swords, drums and fifes for Captain James Bruff's company, First Regiment Artillerists and Engineers
May 21, 1798 Request for Issue of Clothing, Equipment & Musical Instruments James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of clothing, equipment and drums & fifes.
May 31, 1798 Request for Issue of Drums & Drumsticks James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of drums & drumsticks to Mud Island; two other notations by Major Tousard, as well as the document's envelope, suggest that they were actually meant for Fort Mifflin, and seem to have ended up there.
June 25, 1799 Insufficient Supplies and Quarters at Baltimore Josias Carvel Hall Alexander Hamilton "...your order of the 15th explanatory of the Contractor's agreement with the Secretary of War is very timely...There are complaints that the small parts of rations are not regularly supplied...I was much disappointed when I arrived at Baltimore to find there was not an article of quartermaster stores except drums and fifes and but a very partial supply of clothing. Tents and kettles are much...
April 8, 1799 Music is Conducive to Recruiting, Etc. Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton believes that the four months' pay should be advanced to the officers and that drums and fifes should accompany the clothing since music aids recruitment. He needs additional copies of the recruiting instructions since he will supply each regiment with twenty copies.
November 14, 1791 Return of stores forwarded to Pittsburg. [not available] [not available] Return of military clothing and equipment forwarded to Pittsburg, to include woolen overalls, shoes, shirts, lead in pigs, drums, drum cases, drum carriages, drum sticks, medicine chest.
May 18, 1797 List of Clothing for Niagara James McHenry John Harris Orders to ship uniforms and musical instruments to Capt Bruff at Niagara.
August 23, 1799 Lists Articles to Ship to Lamberton, NJ Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Requests delivery of items to Lamberton, NJ: clothing, muskets. cartouche boxes, swords, belts, drums, fifes, knapsacks, haversacks, marquees with poles, tents, kettles, spades, axes, paper, quilts, wafers, sealing wax, ink, company books, penknives, orderly books, receipt books, and Steubens Regulations books. As soon as it is ready and packed, Hodgdon wishes to see the shipment to determine the...
November 17, 1800 Request for Issue of Drums & Clothing for Fort Mifflin Garrison and Convicts Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of items to Fort Mifflin, including drums for the use of the fort, and clothing and knapsacks for the use of the men of the 1st Regiment of Artillerists & Engineers. Also directs that clothing which is in store but not suitable for the army should be delivered for use by the four convicts currently incarcerated at Fort Mifflin; Hodgdon reluctantly concedes that they must be...
December 6, 1797 Completing and Manning the Three Frigates Josiah Fox Samuel Hodgdon The Committee of the House of Representatives for the protection of commerce has called on the Secretary of War for information relative to completing and manning the three frigates for sea. Hodgdon is asked to assess the value of the articles needed for this purpose.
June 22, 1784 Request for Prices Peter R. Chevalier Samuel Hodgdon Request for the prices of listed articles.
July 1, 1794 Equipage for Recruits John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon should have forwarded for the recruiting service in New Brunswick New Jersey, addressed to Ensign James Richmond, a number of articles for the recruits. Articles are also needed in Norfolk Virginia by Capt. Nicholas Hannah.
December 6, 1797 The Cost of Completing & Manning the Three Frigates for Sea Josiah Fox Samuel Hodgdon The Committee of the House of Representatives for protecting Commerce has asked the Secretary of War for information relative to completing and manning the three frigates for sea. Hodgdon is asked to assess the value of the following: arms and accoutrements for eight sergeants, eight corporals, three drums, three fifes, and 140 Marines with their necessary bedding and hammocks included. This...
November 15, 1796 Transforming Infantry Clothing into Artillery Clothing, Etc. John Harris Samuel Hodgdon Articles of infantry clothing can be appropriated to make up the deficiency in artillery clothing in Colonel Rochefontaine's return if the buttons are changed. They are in the hands of the Contractor and should be ready soon. The other articles required are in the stores including: drums, wooden shells, brass shells, sets of heads, receipt books, and stationery.
March 15, 1798 Request for Issue of Weapons, Clothing & Equipment to Baltimore Artillerists James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of large variety of weapons, equipment, and clothing for use by a company of artillerists at Baltimore.
July 2, 1798 Articles Wanted for Macpherson's Blues. [not available] John Harris Directs issue of weapons, instruments, and cannon implements to the unit MacPherson's Blues (7/2/1798); a return for the same is included.
December 7, 1797 Estiamte for Supplies to the Marines Samuel Hodgdon Josiah Fox Estimate for supplies to the Marines, sent to Josiah Fox.
November 6, 1800 Request for Issue of Flag & Musical Instruments for Recruitment Purposes Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of a flag and musical instruments to be used in recruiting efforts at Carlisle.
September 20, 1784 Estimate for Commissioners & Harmar Detachment Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate for supplies for the commissioners and detachment under the command of Colonel Harmar.
August 8, 1794 Inventory of military stores wanted for public use. Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Inventory of military stores wanted for public use, at Philadelphia.
October 3, 1798 Request for Issue of Uniforms, Acoutrements, & Instruments for Governor's Island James McHenry John Harris Letter, directs the issue of uniforms, accoutrements, and musical instruments to the Governor's Island, NY garrison.