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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
October 7, 1794 Requesting the missing tents and kettles Clement Biddle Samuel Hodgdon Biddle is impatient for the arrival of the wagon which carries the 100 common tents and horsemans tents. He would also like to request 50 more common tents and forty horsemans tents.
October 11, 1794 A request from Camp Carlisle for more tents Clement Biddle Samuel Hodgdon Biddle writes Hodgdon from Camp Carlisle, where more troops are arriving every day but there is a deficiency of tents. Nearly 500 men are without tents, and this number will only get worse. The wagon that brought what should have been 100 tents only brought 65. Biddle asks for another 100 common tents and 30 horsemans tents.
July 29, 1800 Accounting & Payment for Tent Contractor Moyes and Tatem [not available] [not available] Lists tents received from Moyes & Tatem, priced by line item. John Harris confirms receipt of the same, Samuel Hodgdon directs that Moyes & Tatem be paid, and the pair acknowledges receipt of their payment.
November 7, 1791 Tents for the Troops Caleb Swan William Knox Knox is directed to immediately provide the troops with 22 common and two horseman's tents along with the four that Knox reports that he already has on hand. These are for the use of two full companies, one commanded by Capt. Mills and one to be formed at Brunswick.
June 7, 1798 Request for Issue of Tents to Smallpox Inoculation Site James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of 4 tents for use at smallpox inoculation site.
September 7, 1799 Horseman's Tents Sent to Colonel Hall James Miller Samuel Hodgdon The horseman's tents forwarded to Colonel Hall should not have been sent to Baltimore.
April 25, 1800 Request for Issue of Twine, Sail Needles, & Tents for 10th Infantry Regiment James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of twine, needles, & tents for the 10th Infantry Regiment.
November 4, 1791 Return of Articles Lost on 4th November 1791 Robert Buntin Samuel Hodgdon The return of the articles lost during the action of the 4th of November 1791.
October 12, 1797 Delivery of Supplies to New Brunswick Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon Orders to deliver Artillerists uniforms, arms, accoutrements and tents for pick up by Lieut. Marschalk.
July 23, 1799 Drum Heads and Other Supplies for the 10th Regiment Thomas Lloyd Moore John Harris Orders drum heads and tents be sent to the quartermaster of the 10th Regiment.
August 25, 1799 No Jackets and Only Eight Coats Thomas Parker Alexander Hamilton "Since I had the honor of writing to you yesterday a supply of clothing and horseman's tents have come to hand which I am much pleased with. I am sorry however to find that there are no jackets amongst them and only eight coats. An additional supply will be wanting very soon as we are tolerably successful in recruiting."
April 25, 1800 Request for Issue of Clothing, Equipment, & Tents for 1st Infantry Regiment at Norfolk James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of clothing, equipment, and tents for use by the men of the 1st Infantry Regiment stationed at Norfolk, VA.
July 11, 1799 Reports State of Tents Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Reports 120 common tents remain in public store. 9 horseman's tents are damaged but may be repaired. 144 common tents are packed up, ready for delivery to the 6th regiment. 23 common tents need repair.
June 4, 1799 Return of Public Stores Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Encloses a return of public stores that may be wanted for the department, including tents, kettles, knapsacks, canteens, cartridge boxes, etc. Reminds Hodgdon that when two companies are deployed to South Western Pennsylvania to quell a riot, there were not enough musket cartridges in store to supply them.
May 16, 1800 Delivery of Clothing and Equipage to Companies of Artillerists & Engineers James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver horsemen's tents, common tents, sergeants' swords and belts, and a drum and sticks to John Wilkins, Quartermaster General, for transportation to Ebenezer Stevens at New York. They are intended for two companies of Artillerists and Engineers marching from West Point.
October 11, 1797 Delivery of Tents Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon Orders to deliver tents with clothing order.
June 28, 1797 Delivery of Tents and Poles James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver tents to Fort Mifflin.
June 27, 1794 Tents for Cherokees Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Order to give Cherokee Indians tents for their return trip to their country.
June 3, 1788 Estimated cost of Tents Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate for procuring one marque, five horsemen's, and thirty common tents.
October 21, 1799 Return of Supplies James McHenry John Harris Orders to take back defective sundries issued.
May 16, 1798 Tents to Philadelphia Samuel Hodgdon Peter Hunt Hodgdon orders that horsemen's tents and common tents be sent immediately by water to Philadelphia.
September 1, 1798 Return of Tents On Hand William Bass Samuel Hodgdon A return of tents on hand, including new common tents, old common tents repaired, and old horseman's tents repaired.
June 13, 1799 Correspondence with the War Department Agent in New York Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Writes that he is in want of the articles of war"and other supplies including axes, bowls, camp kettles, tents, stationary, and wagons. Complains that the Secretary of War is underpaying him. Concludes by stating that he wishes he had declined the position of Agent for the War Department in New York, grounding his complaint in his loss of money and inability to collect compensation, but that...
April 3, 1799 Requests Poles for Different Types of Tents Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Reports number of tent poles in the public store. Requests ridge poles to meet future needs. Distinguishes between common tents, horsemen's tents, and cannon tents.
April 9, 1796 Seeks Information about Tents Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon Asks if there are returns that will give them information about the quantity and quality of tents belonging to the army. McHenry is apprehensive that tents are much wanted at headquarters.