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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 28, 1794 Two Houses For Sale Jonathan Nicholson Samuel Hodgdon Nicholson announces that the price for his two houses at the corner of Chestnut and Tenth Streets is eight thousand pounds cash. The lots are large and back up to George Street. The stables and coach houses are constructed so as to be easily converted to three dwelling houses.
November 13, 1791 Additional Houses John Armstrong Samuel Hodgdon The present buildings, independent ot those holding public stores, will not contain more than twenty men. Four or five additional houses therefore must be built. Armstrong has directed the logs to be cut so if Hodgdon can furnish a [?] for two or three days the houses can be completed. Two or more carpenters might be necessary.
March 10, 1797 On the houses and sheds hired for storage at Gosport [not available] William Pennock Houses and sheds hired by Mr. Morris for stores for frigate to be built at Gosport are of no service to public. Therefore, have the stores deposited to navy yard. Inform as to terms houses and shed were rented.
November 11, 1796 Duties With Respect to the Indian Trading Houses James McHenry John Harris Instructions given by McHenry to John Harris that define Harris's duties as Keeper of Military Stores, particularly as they relate to the Indian Trading Houses.
December 5, 1796 Accounts of the Trading Houses with the Indian Tribes James McHenry James Byers Enclosed are forms established by the Treasury Department for the governing of agents or factors in keeping their accounts, specifically those appointed under the Act of Congress entitled "An act for establishing trading-houses with the Indian tribes."
March 8, 1797 Proceeds from Indian Trading Houses James McHenry Samuel Meredith McHenry asks Meredith to establish a separate account to be comprised of proceeds sent from Indian Trading Houses. An account should be created under the head, "War Department Indian Factories" and no part of it should be withdrawn but on a warrant from the Secretary of War.
March 30, 1796 Establishing trading houses on the western frontier Thomas Dillon James McHenry Thomas Dillon expresses his wish to open up a trading house in Knoxville on the western frontier, in order to open up trade with the Indians. Since Congress has appropriated $150,000 for the purpose of establishing trading houses, Dillon asks to be appointed.
November 11, 1798 Letter to the Secretary at War on establishment of Indian trading houses on Mississippi to counter France and Spain aims in region John McKee James McHenry McKee informs the Secretary at War that the prompt establishment of Indian trading houses on the Mississippi will prohibit French and Spanish agents from opposing the aims of the U.S. Government in the region.
August 29, 1795 Block Houses & Garrisons at Franklin & Le Beouf Thomas Mifflin Timothy Pickering Pending approval by the Pennsylvania State Legislature of the cession of land, Governor Mifflin gives his support for the erection of block houses and garrisons at Fort Franklin and Fort Le Boeuf.
February 10, 1801 The Total Balance of the Houses' Account William Simmons Elijah and Simon House Total balance on the account of the Houses.
January 6, 1801 Simmons Informs the Houses of a Sum Being Sent by Jedediah Huntingdon William Simmons Elijah House Simmons writes the Houses to inform them of the impending sum of $995.01 which will be sent by Jedediah Huntingdon and the breakdown of said sum.
May 14, 1794 Building Blocks Houses and Maintaining Militia Henry Knox George Mathews Building of block houses by garrisons along border to commence for protection of U.S. lands. Requests documentation of muster and pay.
May 24, 1800 Regarding the Appointment of an Inspector of the Frontier John Adams James McHenry Agrees with McHenry and the other department heads on the need to appoint a person to inspect the garrisons, Indian trade houses, and general conditions of the U.S. frontiers. Asks for the names of candidates to be sent to him, and recommends a senator from Connecticut as one candidate.
October 20, 1800 Statement of the Rents of Houses for Public Service at New London Virginia for the Year 1801. Thomas Holt James Gallaway Fiscal estimate for house rents at New London, Virginia for 1800.
July 27, 1796 Funds for repairs and rebuilding at West Point Peter Hagner George Fleming Notification that he will receive money from Nicholas Fish, supervisor at New York, for the repair and rebuilding of barracks and store houses at West Point.
April 28, 1791 Poor Condition of Fort and its Structures Isaac Craig Henry Knox Repairs and improvements to magazine complete, Gen. St. Clair believed it more appropriate to erect new store houses than repair the dilapidated structures. St. Clair ordered road built then left for Kentucky.
May 23, 1800 Management of Indian affairs and western territory James McHenry Unknown Recipient Concerning the authorization of an official to examine the state of garrisons, Indian trading houses, and public property in the Northwestern Territory and elsewhere on the frontier. Calls for a more uniform system of authority over the Indians.
July 27, 1796 Money to Fleming for repair and rebuilding at West Point Peter Hagner Nicholas Fish Direction to transfer money to George Fleming for the repair and rebuilding of barracks and store houses at West Point.
November 1, 1799 Estimate of expenditures at New London, Virginia Thomas Holt [not available] Estimate of expenditures on account of United States at New London in Virginia to James Callaway for rent of sundry houses for military stores and as a clerk's office.
November 11, 1796 Instructions for Keeper of Military Stores James McHenry John Harris Appoints John Harris Storekeeper of articles pertaining to the Department of War [military stores], and transmits regulations for that office. These address: inventorying & record-keeping, the receipt of items (such as skins) from Indian trading houses, inspections, handling funds, arrangement of stores, safe storage of gunpowder, and salary.
September 9, 1794 Letter to the Secretary at War Regarding Sheds and Cost Saving William Pennock Henry Knox Pennock writes Knox to discuss the safety and arrangement of sheds. A Mr. Young, who holds the property of Mr. Morris, feels that adding chimneys to sheds would be dangerous. However, putting the shed houses (?) on the public lot would provide a considerable saving in brick work, and a decision on this has been requested of Knox.
May 24, 1800 Regarding the Appointment of an Inspector of the Frontier (Body Text Only) John Adams James McHenry Adams concurs with the communicated judgments of the department heads [Cabinet] on the necessity of appointing a qualified person to inspect government property and installations along the frontiers. Asks for the names of candidates to be sent to him, and recommends a senator from Connecticut as one candidate.
November 24, 1792 President's Opinion on Frontier Protection Henry Knox Henry Lee Discussed President's opinion for protecting frontier using Block Houses and how to staff them. Updates on General Wayne.
November 16, 1795 Discussion of Gosport Navy Yard & Frigate Planks William Pennock Josiah Fox Letter, discusses plank for Frigates; describes situation of Gosport Naval yard.
April 27, 1799 Housing for the Turtle and the Toad, Etc. Alexander Hamilton John Francis Hamtramck Martial law should not currently be exercised at Detroit and, as temporary commander in General Wilkinson's absense, Colonel Hamtramck should take whatever actions are needed to guarantee the peace and welfare of the western army including, if the need arises, the building of houses for [Indian chiefs] the Turtle and the Toad.