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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 14, 1793 Furniture for Treaty Talks at Sandusky Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Request for estimated cost of camp furniture, advised consulting with Pickering on cost.
January 20, 1798 Rules on Providing Furniture to Commissioned Officers on Ships of War James McHenry Andrew Jackson Received letter requesting articles, supplies, and furniture for Capt. Nicholson's ship. Due to regulations, no other ship was allowed additional furniture or requested items, therefore Capt. Nicholson's request was denied and McHenry advised that Jackson only provide items approved by gov't.
January 20, 1798 Cabin Furniture for Captain Nicholson James McHenry Henry Jackson Jackson is directed to provide the listed articles of cabin furniture for Captain Nicholson. McHenry notes that no other furniture can be provided by the public to Commissioned Officers on board ships of war than what is absolutely necessary to their immediate accomodation. Any other articles must be provided at their own expense.
September 5, 1791 Transportation and Movement of Troops Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Transportation requested for St.Clair's furniture. Troops marching from Pittsburgh.
October 30, 1792 Horse Furniture Purchased John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of War has received the estimate of horse furniture purchased by Hodgdon. He thinks it best that Hodgdon pay that amount out of the $35,000 that was transmitted by warrant the previous day for the use of the Quartermaster General's department.
August 20, 1799 Settlement of accounts for office furniture Caleb Swan George Ruddach List of payments to George Ruddach for work done in the War Offices.
February 9, 1787 Price of Furniture in Philadelphia Bushrod Washington Samuel Hodgdon Washington encourages Hodgdon to write him so as to renew their friendship, and asks him about the prices of second-hand furniture in Philadelphia.
May 27, 1800 Receipt of William Simmons a Warrant for Payment of Salaries, Rent, Furniture, Stationery Caleb Swan James McHenry Swan receives warrant issued by Secretary of War for $2570 on account of salaries of clerks employed in his office, and for furniture, stationary, house rent and contingent expenses for year 1800, and arrearages of contingent expenses, 1799.
February 16, 1798 General's Looking Glasses, Transportation of Hamilton's Furniture, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Letter, discusses military stores; mentions Spanish posts.
March 15, 1799 Receipt to Hodgdon for transportation of War Department papers and furniture to Trenton as part of estate of David Park. John Park [not available] To Estate of David Park, from John Park for hire of sloop to carry papers and furniture of War and Auditor's Office from Philadelphia to Trenton.
January 20, 1798 Statement of articles purchased by Captain Nicholson as cabin furniture for his ship. [not available] Henry Jackson Statement of articles purchased by Captain Nicholson as cabin furniture for his ship. General Henry Jackson naval agent at Boston informed that no other articles can be allowed by public to the commissioned officers; any more must be provided at own expense.
May 24, 1799 Hats Delivered with Furniture Complete, Etc. Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton will confer with Colonel Smith on the appointment of his major and discusses the nature of the hats to be delivered to officers.
August 17, 1798 Mortification Due to the Conduct of the Wretch, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Along with a discussion of a number of supply and arms matters, Hodgdon expresses his mortification at the conduct of the individual who sought to move the furniture of the public offices to Trenton.
June 2, 1800 Moving from Philadelphia to Washington Benjamin Stoddert William Simmons President Adams has directed that the public offices attached to the seat of government should be removed from Philadelphia and relocated to the City of Washington. Simmons should arrange the affairs of his office so as to load his books and papers on wagons to be provided by the purveyor on Saturday or Monday next. Office furniture will be transported on Thursday.
August 9, 1800 Instructions about Accounts P. Ferall Peter Hagner Letter, returns accounts of employees of Accountant's office for expenses related to the move of the Federal Government to Washington and gives instructions for rendering new accounts for payment of expenses.
May 26, 1798 Military and Other Stores for the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris John Harris has been directed to deliver items enumerated on a nine-page list from the public stores to Captain John Barry for the ship "United States." Included are articles for the ship's chandlery, paints, charts, cabin furniture, hospital stores and utensils, stationery, and provisions.
July 7, 1800 Mistake of One Thousand Dollars, Etc. Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon $1000 in post notes on account of the Armory have been received direct from the southward. Williams admits that Hodgdon's identification of a $1000 mistake is accurate. An error of such magnitude admits of no apology. The camp furniture from Oxford has arrived though no invoices of the articles of the Quartermaster have appeared. The clothing exposed to rain has been unpacked and dried.
[not available] Cover for Inventory of Frigate Raleigh Captain Thomas Thompson James McHenry Covering note for an inventory (not included) of articles from the Raleigh Frigate, a 32 gun ship, to equip it for 5 months. Either arrived from or heading to France. The inventory also described the accommodations and the hold.
August 23, 1799 Records of John Wilkins, Quarter Master General. [not available] John Wilkins, Jr. Account for payments to various individuals for furniture.
May 13, 1799 Abstract of articles purchased by Ebenezer Stevens. [not available] [not available] Abstract of the articles purchased by Ebenezer Stevens, agent for the war department in New York in the months of January and February 1799. Transmitted by William Simmons accountant. Items include building supplies, clothing, furniture for the barracks and hospital.
November 14, 1798 Resolving Mr. Perkins' Situation Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Mr. Perkins is at a loss as to whether to proceed to his post or wait to procure the men expected to be picked up in Philadelphia. He does not want wait too much longer as winter weather approaches.
September 30, 1791 Strength of the Pack Horses, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Richard Burton Among other assurances, Hodgdon affirms that the pack horses will be up to the rigors of the approaching frontier campaign.
July 3, 1800 Moving My Family As Soon As Possible Peter Hagner Samuel Hodgdon Hagner announces that when he arrives in Philadelphia he intends to remove his family from that city. He has written to the purveyor, Mr. Whelen, and asked him to provide transportation for his furniture. Since he has taken a house in Georgetown and is paying rent, he is anxious to remove his family and effects as early as possible.
October 13, 1800 Reasonable Price for a Horse-Mill, Etc. Joseph Cranch Samuel Hodgdon Since Cranch is about to depart, he wants to know if the public will give him a reasonable price for a horse-mill he built for grinding and polishing bayonets and gun furniture as well as window glass in the shop, two pairs of smith's bellows, two anvils, twelve vices, and a number of small tools.
July 28, 1789 Andrew Gardner writes to Henry Knox Andrew Gardner Henry Knox Letter, asks for federal appointment.