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January 6, 1792 Letter from Sam Boyd at Lancaster Ohio soliciting to be employed to make sundry articles for public use in the wake of unfortunate St. Clair expedition Samuel Boyd William Knox Boyd opens by noting that the late misfortune [presumably the St. Clair expedition that previous November] will be the cause of another campaign. He then notes that if the War Department is in need of wagons, horse harnesses, pack horses, bells and collars, tomahawks, shovels, spades, horse shoes, camp kettles, he can provide these at reasonable rates.
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.
July 5, 1799 Regarding Replacement of Poor Quality Shoes James McHenry Jeremiah Wadsworth Discusses the poor quality of recently procured shoes and the procurement of a new order of shoes based a different pattern.
October 13, 1794 Immediate Delivery of Shoes Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Shoes be prepared for immediate delivery to Fort Cumberland.
April 26, 1800 Additional Instructions for Shipping of and Contracting for Shoes James McHenry Jeremiah Wadsworth Directions for shipping new shoes. Clarification on instructions for an additional order of shoes.
April 3, 1799 Return of an Unserviceable Horse John Mackey Samuel Hodgdon Mr. Dunwoody has agreed to take back the horse that Mackey bought from him. The horse suffers from habitual lameness which Mackey discovered after travelling only one mile from Philadelphia. The horse will be returned with James Nicholson who will receive ninety dollars to be placed to Mackey' credit and who will retrieve the saddle and bridle.
December 12, 1800 Purchase of Liver Oil to Preserve Shoes in Public Stores Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, directs purchase of liver oil to preserve shoes in public stores.
May 11, 1795 George Allan's Horse John Davis Samuel Hodgdon Davis writes Hodgdon to inform him that George Allan refuses to part with the horse that belongs to Hodgdon's department. Davis' attempts to retrieve the horse were thwarted, and Allan is ignoring any orders which direct him to relinquish the horse.
February 27, 1798 Oath of Office of the Inspector of Shoes Samuel Hodgdon Nathan Jones Letter, encloses oath of office for the Inspector of Shoes.
January 9, 1801 Regarding accounts and contract for shoes Purveyor's Office Jonathan Newman Explains accounts with enclosed blank receipt and discusses delivery of contracted shoes.
November 6, 1795 Horse, Saddle, and Bridle for Henry Abeel Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon Since Henry Abeel is returning to his own country, Pickering wants him decently equipped with a horse, saddle, and bridle. The horse should be one of the hardiest on hand and well shod. When the horse is selected, the saddle should be fitted exactly to the horse with the proper amount of stuffing.
September 30, 1799 Instructions for Storage of Received Shoes & Cartridge Boxes, and for Contracting Shoe Manufacturer James McHenry Jeremiah Wadsworth Directs that new cartouche boxes and shoes be stored. Authorizes Wadsworth to engage (contract) for the manufacture of additional pairs of shoes.
February 3, 1800 Request for Shipment of Shoes to New York James McHenry John Harris Directs transport of 800 pairs of "the largest shoes you have" to New York.
May 14, 1800 Instructions for Shipment of Shoes & Cartridge Boxes James McHenry Jeremiah Wadsworth Directions for the shipment of cartouche boxes and shoes.
June 19, 1795 Final Shipment of Shoes Nathaniel Beach Timothy Pickering Beach notifies Pickering, the Secretary of War, that he is ready to make his final delivery of shoes, and asks the Secretary to send an inspector the beginning of next week.
April 4, 1800 Request That Purchased Shoes be Shipped to Philadelphia James McHenry Jeremiah Wadsworth Directs that a recently-procured order of shoes manufactured on a new pattern be shipped to Philadelphia.
July 29, 1797 Request for Delivery of a Horse James McHenry John Harris Directs that a horse be issued to Mr. Nasworthy Hunter.
March 9, 2000 Horse, Saddle, & Bridle for Mr. Crosby John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Request to provide Mc. Crosby with a horse, saddle, and bridle so he can travel on public business.
December 30, 1798 Command of a Troop of Horse Jacob Glen Alexander Hamilton Glen seeks Hamilton's support in obtaining the command of a Troop of Horse.
November 25, 1799 Delivery of Clothing James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver uniforms and shoes.
May 24, 1800 Order to Appoint Person to Inspect Shoes James McHenry Israel Whelen Shoes delivered from Mr. Jones Wade must be inspected for uniform quality.
January 7, 1793 Public Horse injured or lame Thomas Procter Samuel Hodgdon Proctor expresses dissatisfaction with a horse. Mentions limp and that horse had been foundered or otherwise injured. Mentions Governor Mifflin and the Falls of Schuylkill.
November 17, 1797 Delivery of Clothing James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver uniforms, shoes and blankets.
February 26, 1798 Inspecting Shoes Presented by Case & Baldwin Samuel Hodgdon John Rupp Letter, discusses contract for shoes; advises re appointment to inspect shoes.
July 16, 1791 Instructions Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Itemized list of how Hodgdon wants goods and troops distributed on the boats and directions for outfitting the boats.