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September 28, 1794 Jackets Should be of Sufficient Length to Protect the Bowels, Etc. Alexander Hamilton George Gale As many jackets and trousers should be forwarded to Fort Cumberland as Gale is able to transport by October 15th. The jackets are to be made of the same material as sailor jackets without skirts but of sufficient length to protect the bowels. They should be addressed to General Miller, the acting Quartermaster General.
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."
September 23, 1796 Sale of Jackets and Trousers Isaac Craig James McHenry Craig will publish public advertisement of sale of round jackets and trousers for "ready money" in October.
September 29, 1794 Instructions to the Militias Confronting the Insurgents Alexander Hamilton Samuel Smith Recognizes Smith's desire to proceed to Frederick Town; instructs him to instead take militia to Fort Cumberland to unite with the troops from Virginia. Has ordered adequate jackets and overalls for the troops at Fort Cumberland. Promises to do everything possible to assure comfort of troops. Acknowledges money requests. The New Jersey and Pennsylvania troops will proceed immediately to Bedford.
September 2, 1796 Estimated Costs per Quarter and Auction Isaac Craig James McHenry Estimate of first two quarters exceeded actual expenses, balance remains with Craig who is waiting to find out total costs of transportation to Detroit and cost of forage in Canada. Advised auctioning round jackets and trousers at auction. Waiting on instructions for dealing with supply of flour held by Scott and Ernest.
[not available] Invoice of Additional Clothing for the Militia Unknown Author [not available] Invoice of additional clothing sent for the militia army from 1 November to 12 December 1796.
April 20, 1798 Clothing & Provisions for the Frigate "Constitution" Henry Jackson William Dagget Statement showing the quantity of clothing and provisions forwarded from Philadelphia to Boston for the use of the Frigate "Constitution."
May 22, 1793 Dragoon Equipment to be Furnished John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Return of clothing to equip twenty dragoon recruits marching from Elkton in Maryland under the orders of Major [Michael] Rudolph to headquarters agreeably to his return transmitted the same day to the War Office.
October 8, 1794 Complaints about Samuel Hodgdon Alexander Hamilton Henry Knox Writes that while Samuel Hodgdon is a worthy man, he is incompetent as a Supervisor of Military Stores. Hamilton does not believe that the transportation of stores is as difficult as Hodgdon makes it out to be. Clothing has consistently arrived late.
March 12, 1800 Anxiety Regarding Money Transactions, Etc. Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams feels that the mode adopted by Hodgdon of remitting one thousand dollars at a time will, despite the risk, enable him to meet his payments. He understands Hodgdon's anxiety in making these payments since his own anxiety is allevieated only after he has submitted his vouchers and the amount is placed to his credit. A machine for cutting bayonet jackets has been received at the Armory.
April 3, 1795 Status of Indian Goods and Supplies Isaac Craig Timothy Pickering Post rider and mail boat crew paid through the end of the year. Indian goods received and inspected, will be forwarded to Fort Washington. Enlisted dragoons do not have clothing, request for uniforms.
June 5, 1794 Enclosed Muster, Inspection, and Provisions Information William Rickard David Henley Supplies yet to arrive, lists required items, and action taken to acquire goods.
September 4, 1795 Supply of Ordnance and Medical Departments Isaac Craig Timothy Pickering Military stores left at Bedford by militia retrieved by wagons and brought to Pittsburgh, invoice of stores enclosed. Some clothing destroyed by moths. Noted officers of Ordnance and Medical Departments did not make proper requests for articles wanted and are now in dire need of supplies, offers supplies at Pittsburgh to supplement those lacking.
[not available] Blank Abstracts for Payments and Services of the Indian Department [not available] [not available] Blank abstract of articles and supplies delivered by agent for receiving and issuing articles and supplies to Indians under direction of Superintendent Indian Affairs, possibly meant as forms or guides for abstracts to be submitted.
July 8, 1796 Receiving Supplies Isaac Craig James McHenry Late Quartermaster Gen. gave Craig letter of credit prior to departing for Head Quarters. Requests instructions on how to obtain cash. Noted contractors made deal with Tench Francis for the purchase of 1000 barrels of flour, requests orders to receive flour from contractors.
October 21, 1796 Travel of Officers and Indians Isaac Craig James McHenry Post notes received and will be transmitted to troops in upper posts of the Ohio for pay, forage, and subsistence. Travel plans of several officers and Indian tribes noted.
June 5, 1795 Outfitting Troops Isaac Craig Timothy Pickering Notification that all troops fit for duty descended the Ohio under the command of Richard Sparks, who was also charged with transporting all Indian goods. Clothing received was not sufficient to outfit all recruits and they left without proper equipment. Noted clothing on hand insufficient type to cloth troops. Troops are being inoculated against small pox, to prevent a spread of the disease.
October 16, 1795 Request for Relief or Winter Clothing and Construction Isaac Craig Timothy Pickering Notification that the term of active duty for Joseph McCutcheon and the men under his command will expire in January, and wish to be relieved or furnished with winter clothing as none of the men at Fort Le Boeuf have appropriate uniforms for the upcoming season. Discussed expenditures for new buildings being erected under Colonel Butler.
December 19, 1794 Forwarded Money, Delivery of Supplies Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Packet of letters and money to QMG O'Hara forwarded via Lieut. Bissel. General return of stores for militia army sent to Secretary of War, Craig requested Howell make a copy for his use as Craig was too busy to make a copy. Noted various deliveries made by John Black a.k.a. Schwartz, requested money to pay for goods.
January 19, 1792 Supplies Needed at Fort Hamilton John Armstrong Samuel Hodgdon Captain Armstrong lists a number of articles needed for the use of the garrison at Fort Hamilton.
May 13, 1799 Abstract of articles purchased by Ebenezer Stevens. [not available] [not available] Abstract of the articles purchased by Ebenezer Stevens, agent for the war department in New York in the months of January and February 1799. Transmitted by William Simmons accountant. Items include building supplies, clothing, furniture for the barracks and hospital.
July 12, 1798 Sundries for the Frigate "United States" John Harris Captain John Barry A ten-page list of sundries for the Frigate "United States," commanded by Captain John Barry.
March 13, 1791 State of the Creek Nation James Casey Henry Knox Comprehensive treatment of every aspect of the culture and lives of the Creek Nation of Indians in 1790-1791. Includes transcript of a journal. 132 page document.