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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 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
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
May 21, 1798 Request for Issue of Clothing, Equipment & Musical Instruments James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of clothing, equipment and drums & fifes.
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.
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.
May 9, 1799 Request for Issue of Various Military Stores to Various Detachments of the 10th Regiment James McHenry John Harris Delivery of uniforms, camp equipment and musical instruments, detailing which detachments are supposed to receive what.
July 10, 1794 A Drum for Blackburn's Comany John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is to issue to Lt. William Smallwood Grayson for Capt. Richard Scott Blackburn's Company of Artillerists and Engineers a drum with carriage and case, one pair of drumsticks, and two fifes with fife cases.
August 15, 1794 Lt. Hale to Portland John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Lt. Hale is directed to repair to Portland to be stationed there on the recruiting service.
May 18, 1797 List of Clothing for Niagara James McHenry John Harris Orders to ship uniforms and musical instruments to Capt Bruff at Niagara.
May 8, 1794 A Drum for Voorhees's Detachment John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Ensign Voorhees needs a new drum, with carriage, sticks, and case and two fifes for his detachment.
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...
July 20, 1796 Articles On Hand for Captain Preston John Harris Samuel Hodgdon Every article listed in the requisition from the Secretary of War to be sent to Captain Preston is on hand except privates' coats and musicians' coats and fifes.
June 23, 1784 Prices of Military Stores Peter R. Chevalier Samuel Hodgdon Request for prices of various articles of military stores listed in the letter.
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.
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...
December 12, 1800 Request for Issue of Military Articles for Use in Recruiting at Carlisle Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of clothing, equipment, & musical instruments for the use of the recruiting service at Carlisle.
July 11, 1798 Articles Intended for the Ships "Baltimore" & "Montezuma" James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver to Samuel Hodgdon the following articles intended for transportation in equal numbers to the ships "Baltimore" and "Montezuma": sergeants', musicians' and privates' Marine clothing; muskets with accoutrements; hangers for non-commissioned officers; drum with spare heads; fifes with slings; signal colors.
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.
July 30, 1798 Delivery of Clothing James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver uniforms, arms, drums, etc. to Norfolk, Virginia.
April 5, 1797 Transport of Clothing for Troops at Niagara James Bruff James McHenry Outlines packaging of items to prevent theft and damage by water.