Viewing 1–11 of 11 documents: "keys"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 23, 1799 No Keys for the Medicine Chests, Etc. William Bass Samuel Hodgdon The keys of the medicine chests have always been delivered to the Quartermaster General with the chests and he then forwards the keys by post. Bass reports that they presently have no keys for any of the chests in store. Also there have never been any colors provided for the regiments. They do have 28 dozen sticks of port fires in store.
September 21, 1796 Should Evidence of Treason be Made Public? James McHenry James Ross McHenry believes that the secret did not escape from his office since none of the clerks could have obtained the secret except by way of false keys. Nothing related to the subject has been entrusted to them to either keep or copy. Such being the case, is there any purpose in concealing from the public what has already been discovered?
May 21, 1791 Delivery of Medicine Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Delivery of 3 chests of medicine. Hodgdon requested that Craig send him Regiment and Battalion information to prevent mistakes in delivery. Notification that troops will arrive shortly.
June 9, 1799 Without You I Would be a Plow Man Thomas Jones Samuel Hodgdon Jones expresses his gratitude that Hodgdon has taken him under his protection and given him valuable instruction without which he would be a plowman. Jones's wife ["my rib"] extends her respects to Hodgdon and his wife ["your other half"]. He laments that he is now flat on his back with the rheumatism.
May 18, 1791 Supply of Stores Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Enclosed invoice of supplies shipped by wagoner. Advised examination of all items received.
March 2, 1799 A Worthy Girl from New Brunswick, Etc. Thomas Jones Samuel Hodgdon In what appears to be a personal letter, Jones discusses his life and prospects. He is grateful that he married a most worthy country girl from the County of Brunswick. He has rented his storehouse to a worthy Quaker who keeps a store of goods worth 2000 pounds (currency).
March 1, 1796 Dispute over Superior Officer Nehemiah Freeman William Simmons Freeman thanks Simmons for information regarding his duties as paymaster. He says that the Commandant at his post has ordered him to follow the directions of the Commandant, not Simmons. He outlines the orders, sometimes contradictory, and situations in which he finds himself, including being denied the necessary items to complete his duties as paymaster.
March 1, 1796 Description of Accounting Procedures for Paymasters; Outlines Difficulties in Chain of Command Nehemiah Freeman William Simmons Letter, describes procedures and orders regarding pay at West Point which the commandant has ordered him to adopt and follow.
February 28, 1785 Return of Ordnance and Military Stores at West Point William Price Unknown Recipient William Price, Deputy Commissioner of Military Stores, issues a return of military stores on hand at West Point to an unknown recipient.
December 16, 1793 Henry Knox to President of United States George Washington: recommendations on locations of arsenals and magazines, development of a national arms industry, and return of ordnance, arms and military stores in possession of United States Henry Knox George Washington Included in this return are some recommendations regarding strategic location of magazines and arsenals across the United States and the importance of developing an arms industry in the United States. The state of returns he owes to the casual circumstances of the War for Independence. Principal locations: New London Virginia, Philadelphia, West Point on Hudson River and Springfield on...
May 1795 General Return of Quartermaster's Stores George Fleming Samuel Hodgdon Return of all the Public Property belonging to the Quarter Master's Department at West Point taken for May 1795.