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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 21, 1794 No Knapsacks! Levi McClean Samuel Hodgdon McClean laments that there has been a capital mistake in Hodgdon's failure to send knapsacks in the recent shipment of equipage. Not having knapsacks causes the soldiers continuous strife since they have nothing to keep their clothing in. He currently has eleven handsome young recruits so he will need to draw again on Hodgdon for clothing and hopes that knapsacks will be included in the next...
February 27, 1793 Delivery of clothing, uniforms, knapsacks, and canteens John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Request to deliver uniforms, knapsacks, and canteens.
July 27, 1797 Request for Delivery of Uniforms & Knapsacks Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of clothing and knapsacks to W. Boote and those infantry in his company.
December 29, 1800 Issue of Painted Knapsacks for Recruits Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs issue of painted knapsacks for recruits.
November 23, 1798 Delivery of Knapsacks James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver knapsacks for use by Navy.
July 27, 1799 Request for Issue of Knapsacks to 8th Regiment, Shepherdstown James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of knapsacks to the 8th Infantry at Shepherdstown.
April 15, 1799 Discusses Store and Order of Knapsacks and Canteens Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Reports store and order of knapsacks and canteens. Does not want to order more than is needed because they become damaged and useless if they lie in store too long. Believes that good quality canteens can be purchased for a fair price in Boston.
October 11, 1797 Notification of Supplies Samuel Hodgdon William R. Boote Knapsacks to arrive for recruits.
May 22, 1800 Requests Order for Knapsacks for Marines Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Requests exact number of knapsacks needed for the Marines, with an order sent to Captain Gill, Navy storekeeper.
June 21, 1798 Request for Issue of Artillerists' Clothing & Knapsacks James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of artillerists' clothing and knapsacks to Elizabethtown, New Jersey's detachment of recruits.
October 2, 1794 Canteens & Knapsacks for Bruff's Men John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Have forwarded to Baltimore for the use of Capt. Bruff's Company of Artillerists and Engineers 56 canteens and 56 knapsacks.
July 16, 1793 No Knapsacks! Thomas Butler Samuel Hodgdon Butler acknowledges that he has received the clothing and arms and gave his receipt to the wagoner. However, he finds himself perplexed in providing knapsacks since Hodgdon did not send any.
May 22, 1800 Request to deliver knapsacks to Navy Department James McHenry [not available] McHenry requests that John Harris deliver 300 knapsacks to the Navy Department for which they will be charged.
April 6, 1797 Clothing & Knapsacks to Middletown James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon "You will please to send to Middletown, Connecticut twenty suits of infantry clothing and twenty knapsacks."
October 17, 1798 A Shortage of Vests, Knapsacks, & Canteens Alexander Gibson Samuel Hodgdon Gibson complains of a shortage of vests, knapsacks, and canteens which are essential if his recruits are ordered to march.
August 9, 1800 Request to deliver knapsacks to Navy Department Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Hodgdon requests that Harris deliver to George Harrison, Esquire, Navy Agent, 300 painted knapsacks and charge them for the same to the Navy Department.
May 6, 1799 Request for Issue of Clothing & Knapsacks to 11th Regiment James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of clothing & knapsacks to men of the 11th Regiment of Infantry.
April 4, 1797 Clothing & Knapsacks to Reading & Carlisle James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon Lieutenant Shoemaker has been directed to go to Reading and Lieutenant Steele to Carlisle, both in Pennsylvania. They are to begin the recruiting service at those rendezvous and Hodgdon should forward suits of infantry clothing and knapsacks to those locations.
October 1, 1794 Knapsacks, Canteens, and Spades for the New Jersey Militia Francis Mentges Samuel Hodgdon Mentges repeats the urgent need for knapsacks, canteens and spades for 300 volunteers of the New Jersey Militia who are ready to march.
August 24, 1797 Received Clothing & Arms but No Canteens & Knapsacks Philip Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams has received from Captain Benjamin Law the two boxes of public clothing and arms. The invoice was correct but no canteens or knapsacks were sent and he wonders whether the omission was intentional.
January 17, 1798 Request for Delivery of Uniforms & Accoutrements for New Recruits James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of artillerists' clothing, knapsacks and canteens for new recruits at Elizabethtown, New Jersey.
December 1, 1797 Knapsacks, Drumheads, and a Company Book to MacRea James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver ten knapsacks, a pair of drumheads, and a company book to Lieutenant MacRea for the use of the Marines on board the "United States."
November 4, 1800 Proposal for furnishing knapsacks, bayonet belts, bayonet scabbards, gunslings Jones & Kinsey Samuel Hodgdon Procurement proposal for accoutrements -- knapsacks, bayonet belts & scabbards, and gunslings.
August 13, 1798 Delivery of Supplies James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver uniforms, hats, knapsacks, etc.
November 29, 1791 Requests Tents, Knapsacks, Overalls, Arms, and Accouterments John Stagg William Knox The Secretary of War requests sufficient number of tents, knapsacks, and overalls for Captain Cass's detachment of new recruits in New Brunswick. Requests arms and accouterments be forwarded by water to Trenton to Abraham Hunt.