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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 24, 1793 Request of Hats by Secretaries of Treasury and War John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of the Treasury requests arrangement of hats ordered from contractors Danacker and Young. The Secretary of War requests attention for arrangements for the protection of the hats from any damage.
July 3, 1795 Demand for Hats [not available] Samuel Hodgdon Bryan writes Hodgdon to complain about an apparently insistent claim by Hodgdon for a large number of hats. Bryan claims that this is a significant imposition which is detrimental to his interests. Bryan also suggests the possibility of a lawsuit to achieve some form of redress.
October 10, 1794 Trimming for Officers' Hats Bezaleel Howe Samuel Hodgdon Captain Howe observes that he is completing the hats and cockaids for his company and notes that his officers need trimming for their hats. To meet this need, he requires lace and hat bands with tassels.
April 8, 1786 Hats for the troops William Ferguson Samuel Hodgdon Ferguson's report on the hats made for the troops being raised for service on the frontier. They are too small and of deficient quality.
May 22, 1799 Hats Destitute of Cockades and Loops Alexander Hamilton Aaron Ogden "It has happened in one instance which has come to my knowledge that the hats sent on for the recruits has been destitute of cockades and loops. In a similar cse I authorize you to procure the deficiencies to be supplied and I will take care that the expense is defrayed. Where there is an agent of the War Department, you will first apply to him to have what is necessary done; but you will at all...
September 25, 1800 Delivery of Artillery Hats Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs delivery of Artillery hats to John Wilkins, Quarter Master General, to be delivered to Colonel Ebenezer Stevens.
January 24, 1793 Letter from the Secretary of Treasury to Secretary of War relative to precautions for supply of hats Alexander Hamilton Henry Knox Secretary of Treasury forwards letter from Mr Miller, inspector of clothing, regarding the necessity of certain precautions for the preservation of hats. Miller is concerned about the lack of storage facilities for the 1500 hats; that they are liable to moth damage. He recommends that they be packed in cases or dry casks.
August 13, 1798 Delivery of Supplies James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver uniforms, hats, knapsacks, etc.
March 10, 1794 Inferior Quality of Hats & Shoes Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne discusses the inferior quality of the hats and shoes of the soldiery. A large proportion of the hats are not much better than stiffened blankets and the shoes are not equal to the common shoes issued during the previous year.
November 19, 1794 Money for hats Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue reports that Joel Gibbs has delivered 132 hats, at the rate of 102 cents per hat. Requests a warrant for 134 dollars, to be issued in Gibbs's favor.
December 3, 1799 Request for Issue of Artillerists' Hats & Shoes for New York Shipment James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of artillerists' hats and shoes for transport to New York.
August 20, 1798 Delivery of Supplies James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver hats, uniforms, blankets, etc to Fort Mifflin.
September 30, 1794 Money for artillerists' hats Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton Letter from the Commissioner of the Revenue, requesting a warrant for $100 in favor of Joel Gibbs. Gibbs has a contract for 768 hats for the artillerists.
May 18, 1799 Cocked Hats Alexander Hamilton James McHenry General Washington recommends the use of cocked hats and Hamilton discusses the benefits of doing so.
August 24, 1799 Payment & Description of Work for Hat Contractor Lodowick Gallup John Bolles Order for payment of a contractor who trimmed 30 hats for the 13th Regiment, to the amount of $8.19. A balance sheet is attached, which includes a description of the contractor's (John Bolles) work on the hats.
December 11, 1794 Payment for artillery hats Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue requests that a duplicate warrant be issued in favor of Joel Gibbs for the sum of $208 in payment for artillery hats delivered by him agreeably to contract.
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.
May 22, 1799 Correspondence Concerning the Purchase of Cockades Alexander Hamilton Timothy Taylor Copy by Taylor of a circular sent to him by General Hamilton regarding the lack of cockades and loops on hats sent for recruits. Hamilton authorizes the recipients of the circular to acquire cockades as needed.
July 17, 1794 Bad Quality of Hats & Shoes Oliver Wolcott, Jr. William Rawle General Wayne has complained about the poor quality of the hats and shoes supplied to his Army by the contractors for 1793. Wolcott advises that he will take appropriate measures against those Contractors and Inspectors who are responsible for the quality of the equipment and clothing they provide.
January 3, 1793 Inspectors of Hats, Boots, and Shoes Alexander Hamilton John Miller "It is perfectly agreeable to me that Nathaniel Walters and Peter Cooper, the two persons mentioned in your letter of the 22nd ultimo, should be employed as inspectors at the prices folowing---vizt. for inspecting the hats 7/6 [?] per day and for inspecting the boots and shoes at the rate iof hal a center per pair round."
February 28, 1798 Oath of Office of Benjamin Scott Samuel Hodgdon Nathan Jones Letter, encloses oath for hat inspector Benjamin Scott; discusses contract to provide hats to United States.
December 21, 1798 Delivery of Clothing James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver uniforms and hats to Frederick Town.
November 17, 1800 Regarding Delivery of Artillerists' Hats Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, discusses orders for Artillerists' hats.
August 12, 1794 Pattern for Hats Joel Gibbs Samuel Hodgdon Gibbs has made a pattern for the hats for the artillery which he hopes will meet with Hodgdon's approbation.
June 14, 1799 Hats are Destitute of Cockades and Loops, Etc. Thomas Parker Alexander Hamilton Parker discusses the shortcomings of the hats he received, the pay of recruits, the lack of clothing, and the propriety of enlisting apprentices.