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March 28, 1797 Rules & Regulations Relating to Maritime & Frontier Posts or Fortified Places. James McHenry [not available] McHenry explains the rules and regulations pertaining to maritime and frontier posts or fortified places. For example, the President forbids the admittance of any foreigner to these places without the written permission of the Secretary of War. No officer shall give to any person a copy of a plan of any fort or fortification within the United States unless instructed to do so by the Department of...
July 26, 1797 Statement of Powder at Various Places Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Statement of the quantity of powder at various places.
August 22, 1794 Inappropriate British fortification Anthony Wayne William Campbell Major General Anthony Wayne writes British Major William Campbell, commander of the post along the banks of the Miami. States that the post is far within the well known and acknowledged boundaries of the United States, and is therefore an "act of the highest aggression, and destructive to the peace." The same fortification also happens to be at the heart of the settlements of the Indian tribes...
July 24, 1794 Engineers and Fortifications Henry Knox Alexander Hamilton Secretary Knox transmits to Secretary Hamilton a circular letter to engineers employed for fortifying certain ports and harbors in the United States. Requests that Hamilton take measures for the purchase of tracts of land at the places designated by the engineers.
November 27, 1794 Fortification at Annapolis Alexander Hamilton John Randall Agreeable to John Randall's request (Collector at Annapolis), Hamilton has directed the U.S. Treasurer to remit Randall's draught on the office of Discount and Deposit at Baltimore for $750, allotted for the fortification at Annapolis.
September 14, 1794 Fortifications of Baltimore Samuel Dodge Henry Knox Informs the Secretary of War that the lower work of the fortification at Baltimore is complete. Mentions that "it is almost impossible to get laborers."
March 24, 1794 Fortifications of Ports and Harbors in Virginia Henry Knox Henry Lee Congress approved bill to fortify ports and harbors, bill enclosed. Knox requested Lee assume command of the fortification operation.
August 2, 1797 Extract rules and regulations relative to maritime, frontier posts, or fortified places James McHenry [not available] Extract on rules and regulation relative to remittance and frontier posts or fortified places. Discusses methods for security and safeguarding plans for forts or fortified places.
September 16, 1794 Fortifications at Alexandria John Vermonnet Henry Knox Informs the Secretary of War that most of the materials for the fortification at Alexandria have arrived, and the batter is being prepared. The palisade and frieze are "much advanced."
July 11, 1796 Compensation of Alexis De Leyritz, assistant engineer of the fortification near Baltimore Maryland Peter Hagner James McHenry Hagner certifies that $482.90 is due Alexis De Leyritz, being the balance of his compensation as assistant engineer of the fortification near Baltimore from May 3 to June 30, 1796.
March 24, 1794 Fortification of ports and harbors Henry Knox Governor Josiah Bartlett Secretary Knox corresponds with Governor Josiah Bartlett of New Hampshire on matters pertaining to the fortification of Portsmouth harbor.
May 9, 1797 Fortification of Post Lieutenant Piercy Smith Pope James McHenry Intelligence report stating that the posts at Walnut Hills and Natchez are being reinforced by Spanish soldiers contrary to orders of evacuation.
August 25, 1794 Pittsburgh and the Whiskey Rebellion Alexander Hamilton Isaac Craig Hamilton discusses the fortification at Pittsburgh, urging that it take the necessary precautions in case the Whiskey Rebellion spreads.
April 27, 1799 A Printed Notice of Places of Rendezvous Unknown Author [not available] A Printed Notice of Places of Rendezvous, Enclosed in Carrington to Hamilton
August 13, 1794 Arms and stores at fortifications Alexander Hamilton Isaac Craig Letter from the Treasury Secretary to Major Isaac Craig, stressing that the keeping of arms and stores out of the hand of the insurgents is a matter of great importance at the fortification he resides at.
March 19, 1784 Resolution, Indian Commissioners Charles Thomson [not available] Resolution of Congress regarding the pay of commissioners appointed for negotiations with the Indians.
February 13, 1797 Request for Statement of Kentledge On Hand & Places Where it is Deposited Josiah Fox Samuel Hodgdon Asks that Hodgdon report to the Secretary of War on the amount of kentledge [metal naval ballast] now available, and the places where it is deposited.
December 29, 1800 Expenditures on Fortification of Ports & Harbors Samuel Dexter William Simmons Simmons should furnish Dexter with a statement of the expenditures in account of the appropriations for the fortification of ports and harbors, designating the amount expended for each port.
April 12, 1799 Decisions about Local Fortifications, Supplies, and Regimental Paymasters James McHenry Thomas Butler Based on Butler's knowledge of the surrounding frontier, leaves any decision about fortification to him, with a few instructions. Requests attention to Indians. Writes of efforts to protect the factory and fortification at Tellico. Directs supplies.
March 24, 1794 Fortification of the Ports of South Carolina Henry Knox Governor William Moultrie As Commander in Chief of the South Carolina Militia, Governor Moultrie is told to provide for the fortifications of the ports of his State.
June 9, 1794 Letter from the Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton Brigadier General Otho H. Williams Treasury Secretary Hamilton writes collector Otho Williams at Baltimore. Informs him that he has directed the Treasurer to remit to him the sum of $1700 in bills for the fortification.
July 21, 1794 Supply of rations and clothing Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue requests that he be informed of what measures have been taken for the supply of the recruits and troops at places other than those which are included in the general contract for the Army and the western posts. States that it would be useful to have a statement detailing times, places, and quantities, of rations, clothing, quarter masters, and hospital stores, for...
October 9, 1794 Communication with Mr. Gate about Transactions Tench Coxe Henry Knox Encloses letter from supervisor in Maryland stating that the duties of the Treasury and War Departments were committed to him in April. Reports that the business of fortification and militia purchases have not been transacted through his office.
September 8, 1794 Fortification on Cape Fear River Nicholas Martinan Henry Knox Nicholas Martinon transmits the plans concerning the fort of the Cape Fear River, including details of the workers (which include several black men)
July 18, 1794 Fortifications in Alexandria and Annapolis John Vermonnet Henry Knox Engineer John Vermonnet forwards to the Secretary of War a draught of the fortification of Annapolis. Also states that the crossway at Alexandria will be completed next week, weather permitting. Vermonnet intends to open the ditches as soon as the crossway is finished. Colonel Fitzgerald has contracted for them.