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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 18, 1791 Land Purchase Henry Knox John Wendell 2500 acre land sale discussed.
January 20, 1797 Purchase of Land Isaac Craig James McHenry Purchase of lots at Le Boeuf underway, notification that Hodgdon received request to facilitate payment since transaction will take place in Philadelphia.
November 16, 1797 Land Purchase and Accounts Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Found letter covering Col. Forrest's duties and receipt of S. Hulings for coopering. Requested additional records on Hulings from Hodgdon. Requested Hodgdon oversee Col. Forrest's land purchase as he may not attend to it until it is too late.
November 10, 1797 Land Purchase Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Letters to Quartermaster General and Dr. Brown received and will be forwarded. Col. Forrest to attend to land purchase for Craig, Craig specified how Forrest should attend to the legal contracts and money for land purchase. Requests clarification type of cannon carriage wanted.
March 5, 1798 Speech to the Oneida Nation on Land Purchase John Jay [not available] Jay promised treaty with President for the purchase of land, with exceptional use of certain areas by the Oneida Indians. Indian families are to be allowed to live on the aforementioned land.
February 13, 1795 Purchase of Land John Bryant Samuel Hodgdon Bryant informs Hogdon he received a letter from the Secretary of War directing him to determine what quantity of land is necessary to maintain the public business in Springfield. He will write the Secretary in a week once the process is farther along. Bryant also informs Hodgdon about the progress on the fabrication of six-pound howitzer carriages.
March 3, 1801 Approval of Deed to Purchase Property Benjamin Stoddert John Hopkins Stoddert examined and approved of the deed which will be used to purchase the property in Gosport, VA for the construction of a Navy Yard. Ordered Hopkins to secure the land title. Land will be purchased for $12,000.
October 5, 1798 Purchase of Land Northwest of the Ohio Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig discusses the transacting of funds relative to the purchase of land northwest of the Ohio with Samuel Hodgdon.
May 20, 1796 My Land Purchase Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is a letter from Captain Turner regarding Sargent's land purchase.
May 5, 1791 Purchase of a Tract of Land Thomas Mifflin Alexander Hamilton Governor Mifflin, on behalf of his State of Pennsylvania, agrees to purchase a tract of land belonging to the United States for the price of three-fourths of a dollar per acre.
December 1, 1797 Land Purchase Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Thanked Hodgdon for supervising Col. Forrest during land purchase. Requested result of application to Congress for resurvey of land on the Ohio river. Some canons have arrived.
December 17, 1794 Purchasing land for fortifications Alexander Hamilton Henry Knox Secretary Hamilton informs Secretary Knox that no general Instructions have gone from the Treasury to the Collectors relative to the purchase of the lands on which fortifications might be erected. Encloses a memorandum of all the cases in which cessions and purchases have been made. The treaty for the purchase of the land on which the fortifications are erecting at Baltimore has been suspended.
July 14, 1794 Regarding purchase of final settlements Elbridge Gerry Samuel Hodgdon Discusses various financial matters and the purchase of final settlements.
April 27, 1791 Land Purchase John Wendell Henry Knox Wendell has no idea on quality of his land in the Muscongus Tract. Writes to Knox, who also has land there, to tender the first offer and suggest a price.
November 14, 1794 Establish Magazine and Arsenal in South Carolina Henry Knox Governor William Moultrie Proposed purchase of land to build arsenal and magazine. Requested Moultrie obtain the necessary permission from the state legislature.
February 13, 1798 Purchase of Land Owned by Cherokees in Tennessee James McHenry William C. C. Claiborne McHenry informed Jackson, Claiborne, and Anderson that the Commissioners appointed to hold treaty were notified of advice given by three authors in previous letter. Commissioners will seek approval of treaty by Cherokees and request land for settlers in Tennessee before spring is over so they can cultivate the land.
March 12, 1799 Public Purchase of Land for Powder Mill and Stores Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Relates conversation with the Secretary of War about Wheelen's debt for the land tract on which the powder mill and stores stand. The Secretary agrees to the transaction so the public can purchase the land from Wheelen and hopes to complete the transaction without further public attention.
January 20, 1797 A Deed in the Name of the President For Lots 37 & 38 Near Waterford Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Most eligible lots for erecting barracks at Le Boeuf were lots 37 and 38 located in the town of Waterford. Land lots went up for auction by commissioners Gen Irwin and Wilson, Craig sought to purchase them from the state of Pennsylvania for the United States.
June 26, 1794 Land Disputes on Western Frontier of Pennsylvania Unknown Author [not available] Answer to Six Nations: Land West and North of Pennsylvania was purchased by U.S. from Six Nations; therefore they have no right to ask white settlers to move off the aforementioned land.
May 20, 1796 Settlement of Accounts and Purchase of Land Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Draft in favor of Henry Miller who drew from J. Nevill. Transport of bar iron noted. Charges for printing advertisements of land on Ohio river to be placed to credit of Craig. Requests Hodgdon to attend to matter Craig could not finish when he visited Philadelphia. Purchase of Mr. Guyer's lot requested.
October 25, 1799 Comfortable Accomodations of Both Regiments James McHenry Alexander Hamilton "I this morning received your letter dated the 23rd instant...Entertaining the same opinion I request you will accordingly give such orders as you may deem proper and expedient for the comfortable accomodations of both regiments at as little expense as possible and without a purchase of land...The orders on the subject should proceed directly from you."
December 6, 1797 Jeremiah Wadsworth Appointment for Land Purchase from Seneca Nation John Adams United States Senate Adams informed Senate of treaty executed by Wadsworth on behalf of United States between U.S. and the Seneca Nation. Treaty purchased title to land in Massachusetts which was actually situated within New York. Adams requested expedient ratification of treaty.
August 4, 1797 Transportation of Provisions and Land Purchase Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Craig to provide transportation for Ordnance stores to be sent forward to Massac. Craig requested weight of stores so as to provide appropriate travel. Pay and account of Campbell and Haragan discussed. Requested information on progress negotiating land deal with Mr. Physick.
March 17, 1800 Report of the Committee appointed on the 5th instant to enquire into the expediency of authorizing the President of the United States to appoint an agent to purchase of the Indians, Atract Ofland on the South-side of Lake Superior which shall include the Great Copper Bed. Congress of the United States [not available] Authorization for president to appoint a representative to purchase land on Lake Superior from Indians due to its rich copper deposits.
November 30, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Archibald Creary Simmons directs Crary to submit the deeds he obtained from the purchase of land in New Port to the Accountant's Office.