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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 10, 1799 Model for the Coat and Vest of the Dragoons, Etc. Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton solicits McHenry's opinion on the models for the coat and vest for the dragoons and the helmet for the officers;
November 5, 1795 Items for the Artillerists & Engineers at West Point Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon The following items are to be transported to West Point for the use of the Corps of Artillerists and Engineers: helmets, helmet feathers, cockades, sergeant's woolen overalls, sergeant's shirts, sword belts, a cane for a senior musician, silk epaulets, books of demi-paper, reams of paper, quills, wafers, and sealing wax. The number required of each item is indicated.
December 10, 1794 Enclosed Account of Cavalry Equipment Samuel Hodgdon Joseph Howell Enclosed account of cavalry equipment (account annexed), which was forwarded to Maj. Habersham. Hodgdon is unsure if the equipment he lists is that Howell eluded to in his letter to Hodgdon. If so, the prices listed next to the equipment can be used to start an account.
April 30, 1790 Extract from an Act for regulating the Military Establishment of the United States. Congress of the United States [not available] Detailed description of rations and provisions allowed, as determined by rank.
July 17, 1795 Supply of Troops and Treaty with Great Britain Timothy Pickering Anthony Wayne Hats that arrived for troops are of inferior quality than those contracted for, but necessity compelled Pickering to accept them. Due to the inferior quality, the hats were sold to the officers at half price and the hat are only expected to last half a year. Mentioned improper and mischievous accumulation of clothing. Discussed dissention pertaining to treaty with Great Britain.
July 4, 1795 Supply of Troops and Discussion of Treaty with Great Britain Timothy Pickering Anthony Wayne Transmitted letter pertaining to family of officer held prisoner by Indian tribe. Enclosed copy of newspaper containing treaty negotiated with British by Mr. Jay. Chickasaw and Chocktaw chiefs arrived at War Office seeking protection from Creek Nation and possibly seeking supplies from U.S. government. Discussed usability of hats provided by military for troops, has submitted for additional...
December 1799 Uniform for the Army of the United States Alexander Hamilton [not available] Regulations describing the uniform for the various ranks of the Army of the United States. The cut and construction of some garments are described in detail.