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July 24, 1791 Scales & Weights Samuel Hodgdon William Knox Since Hodgdon has been sent a considerable sum in gold to pay the troops he will need a pair of scales and weights to pay it out by the penny weight. He must have a pair he can depend on and they must be as portable as possible while still being accurate. He must have a double supply of weights as he will be exposed and may break a single set by losing part of it.
December 5, 1800 Delivery of Assorted Supplies to Fort Jay, New York Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, directs delivery of assorted supplies to Fort Jay, New York.
July 24, 1791 Pair of Scales & Weights Samuel Hodgdon William Knox Hodgdon has a considerable sum of gold to pay the troops so he needs a pair of scales and weights so that he can pay it out by the penny weight as he receives it. He needs a pair he can depend on and they should be as portable as possible while still being accurate. He will also need a general Table of Weights as well as the current value of gold.
March 16, 1785 Mistake in the delivery of notes Jonathan Dayton Joseph Howell Jonathan Dayton, writing at request of his father General Dayton, notes that Howell made a mistake in his depreciation of the notes. He cites the Continental and New Jersey scales of depreciation.
November 18, 1800 Request for Purchase of Assorted Laboratory Supplies Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Directs purchase of laboratory stores & implements for use by the "reserved Corps on the Ohio." These are to be used for the making of portfires, rockets, quick-match, sponges, and barrels.
October 19, 1792 Requests Articles for the Quartermaster Department James O'Hara Samuel Hodgdon Request to purchase and forward articles for the Quartermaster Department: paper, brushes, beam for scales, etc.
December 4, 1800 Purchase of Supplies for Fort Independence on Castle Island near Boston, Massachusetts Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, directs purchase of supplies for Fort Independence on Castle Island near Boston, Massachusetts.
October 19, 1792 Articles Needed James O'Hara Samuel Hodgdon O'Hara asks that the following articles be purchased for the Quartermaster's Department: 40 dozen horse brushes; 40 dozen readying combs; 5 reams of large letter paper; one large beam for scales.
October 19, 1792 $50,000 for the Quartermaster's Department James O'Hara Samuel Hodgdon O'Hara requests $50,000 for the Quartermaster's Department. Post notes in his name would be the safest way to transmit same by carriage. There is a need for money in small denominations. Gold regulated would be preferred, along with silver, but if it can't be sent, send a complete set of scales by which O'Hara can have it regulated. Letter paper used by the War Department is also needed.
December 5, 1800 Request for Issue of Assorted Military Supplies & Tools for Forts Wolcott and Adams Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Directs purchase of artillery implements & supplies, barrels, compasses, tools, a "fuze machine," camp supplies, lanterns, sieves, a mortar and pestle, rocket, portfire and bullet molds, raw minerals and metal, "three hundred pounds of junk," oil, paper, and rope for Forts Wolcott & Adams at Newport, RI. Urges that the supplies be obtained at or near Newport, if possible, and gives receipt...
December 2, 1800 Supplies for Fort Johnson and Dependencies in South Carolina and Georgia Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, directs procurement of supplies for Fort Johnson and dependencies in South Carolina and Georgia.
December 2, 1800 Supplies for Fort Norfolk Virginia Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, directs purchase sundry supplies for use of the garrison at Fort Norfolk, Virginia.
December 31, 1799 Value of Articles Delivered from the Public Store. David Ames [not available] Estimation of the value of articles delivered from the Public Store to the order of David Ames, Superentendant for the use of the Armory since December 31st 1798.
November 27, 1800 Request for Issue of Assorted Military Stores, Tools & Materials to Fort Mifflin Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of assorted items for Fort Mifflin, including cannon ammunition, materials for portfires & rockets, components for barrels and sponges, artillery implements, compasses, tools, a "fuze machine," camp equipment, gunpowder components, raw minerals & metals, rope, etc.
November 27, 1800 Request for Issue of Assorted Military Stores, Tools & Materials to Fort Johnson, SC Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of various military stores to Fort Johnson and its subsidiaries in South Carolina, including cannon ammunition, barrels, cannon implements, tools, camp equipment, cloth, sieves, hand bellows, hides, raw minerals & metals, rope, etc.
December 3, 1800 Purchase and Delivery of Supplies for Fort Sumner Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, directs purchase and delivery of supplies for Fort Sumner at Portland Massachusetts [Maine].
December 31, 1799 Estimation of Tools and Utensils On Hand David Ames [not available] Estimation of all tools and utensils on hand at the Armory in Springfield as returned by the Superintendent per his return, December 31st 1799.
April 17, 1795 Craig discusses military stores and shipment with Hodgdon Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig informs Samuel Hodgdon of various accounts with merchants that are made payable to the United States.
April 27, 1795 Craig discusses military stores and shipment with Hodgdon Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig informs Samuel Hodgdon that the bearer of the letter is owed money and that recently procured waggons have been delivered without covers.
July 21, 1795 Request for office supplies William Simmons Timothy Pickering Forwards a request for office supplies to the Secretary at War.
December 2, 1800 Request for Issue of Assorted Military Supplies & Tools to Fort Norfolk, Virginia Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of assorted military supplies to Fort Norfolk, Virginia.
August 19, 1794 Arrival of Six-Pounders & Three-Pounders John Bray Samuel Hodgdon Bray announces the arrival of 15 brass six-pounders and 10 brass three-pounders with carriages. He has arranged for the use of 24 two-horse wagons to convey them on.
September 18, 1799 Shipment to be Transported to Fort Wayne James Miller Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed are the inventories of five hogsheads and one bale forwarded with Daniel Fisher, the wagoner, to Hodgdon who should forward them to Isaac Craig in Pittsburgh. Craig should then forward them to the commanding officer at Fort Wayne.Hodgdon should have them weighed and settle with the wagoner for the carriage.
November 28, 1800 Request for Issue of Assorted Military Stores, Tools & Materials to Fort Johnson, NC Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of various military supplies to Fort Johnson, North Carolina, including including cannon ammunition, barrels, cannon implements, tools, camp equipment, cloth, sieves, hand bellows, hides, raw minerals & metals, rope, etc.
May 12, 1800 Settlement of Accounts William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Upon settlement of the accounts of Elijah and Simon House, contractors of Connecticut, a credit to their account was made for the following articles: Capt. William Young's Company, Lieut. William Steele at Fort Trumbull.