Viewing 1–25 of 268 documents: "flag staff"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 26, 1798 Requests Return of Flag Used by Washington Eleanor Packe Custis James McHenry Considers McHenry an old friend, and hopes to see him soon along with Mrs. McHenry and their family. Refers to a color staff used by her grandfather either in the Revolutionary War or the French war, and requests that McHenry return the flag to her.
February 15, 1799 US Flag for the Cherokee Nation Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter directs that a US flag be given to the Cherokee Nation.
April 15, 1797 Delivery of Cord James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver sufficient cord to make cat o'nine tails and hard weather flag.
February 2, 1797 Request for Delivery of Military Stores to Garrison of Charleston, S.C. Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs sending of flag, arms, and paper cartridges for artillery, additions to letter written by James McHenry.
April 27, 1799 Request for Issue of Flag Materials to Fort Mifflin James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of bunting, etc. for finishing the flag for Fort Mifflin.
February 3, 1797 Request for Delivery of Materials for Garrison Flag James McHenry John Harris Letter, directs delivery of materials for making flag.
April 19, 1797 Delivery of Cord for Halliards James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver cord for flag halliards at Fort Mifflin.
May 27, 1800 Request for Issue of a Flag for Fort Mifflin Garrison James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of one flag for use by garrison at Fort Mifflin.
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.
March 23, 1799 Regimental Staff Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton discusses the organization of the regimental staff.
January 19, 1792 Supplies Needed at Fort Hamilton John Armstrong Samuel Hodgdon Captain Armstrong lists a number of articles needed for the use of the garrison at Fort Hamilton.
November 28, 1800 Request for Issue of Clothing, Flag & Paper for Recruiter Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of clothing for a sergeant and a flag for the recruiting service.
February 2, 1797 Request for Delivery of Military Stores to Garrison of Charleston, S.C. James McHenry John Harris Letter, directs delivery of arms, ammunition, and flag to South Carolina
August 22, 1797 Delivery of Cannon Supplies and Clothing James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver uniforms, powder, and materials for flag for Fort Mifflin.
August 28, 1799 Reports Talks with Indians, Request to Hoist American Flag David Henley James McHenry Requests funds for April-June to pay the army. Reports business with Double Head and other chiefs regarding horse theft. He and Colonel Butler will hold Indian talks. The Indians have requested a U.S. flag to be hoisted at their dance.
March 22, 1798 Request for Issue of Flag Bunting James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of bunting for garrison flags.
March 23, 1799 Regimental Staff Appointments Alexander Hamilton Aaron Ogden Hamilton discusses the organization and appointments of officers to the regimental staff.
February 11, 1796 Discussion of Paymaster's Standing Stephen Rochefontaine Nehemiah Freeman Letter, describes paymaster as an agent and staff officer of the commandant ; did not threaten to dismiss paymaster from the service.
February 2, 1797 Inquiry into Order for Flag John Stagg John Harris Letter, discusses making flags, contracting thereof, and materials needed.
May 28, 1794 Prohibiting the Exportation of Arms and Ammunition Alexander Hamilton [not available] (CIRCULAR) Notification of a temporary ban on the exportation of arms and ammunition. Enclosed is a translation of a Decree of the National Convention altering the national flag of France.
[not available] Itemized List of Flag-Making Materials Unknown Author [not available] Itemized list of flag materials, with amounts & prices.
January 18, 1794 Indian Flag of Truce, and Suspicions Thereof Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne Informs Knox that the Indians have sent in a flag of truce, which he believes is due to the seizure of St. Clair's field and the approach to Grand Glaize. Doubts the overture is sincere, believing the Indians may just be stalling for time to remove their women and children, store winter provisions, and scout Wayne's camp -- but accepts the necessity of losing this opportunity for a quick...
May 18, 1798 Appointments for Ship Staff; Sends Medicine Chest James McHenry Captain Samuel Nicholson Encloses appointments for ship staff. Requests list of names and dates. Promises to forward medicine chests as soon as possible.
June 14, 1797 Delivery of Tents James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver tents and flags to Governor's Island, NY.
June 14, 1797 Delivery of Material for Garrison Flag James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver materials for making flags to Governor's Island, New York, with list.