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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 19, 1795 Large Amount of Shot and Iron Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon Pickering discusses a large quantity of shot and iron.
August 20, 1798 Supplies Without Which I Will Absolutely Suffer Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Sargent asks for numerous supplies, including large quantities of wine, coffee, and brandy, which he must have before winter and without which he will absolutely suffer. He has asked for permission to visit the Atlantic states the following summer if the Mississippi territory is at peace and he has organized its government well.
March 21, 1798 Large Box Containing Soldiers' Clothing, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Letter, discusses storing Army uniforms.
September 4, 1795 Location of Supplies, Charges, and Debt Ebenezer Breed Samuel Hodgdon Breed was provided with Hodgdon's letters of August 20th and informs Hodgdon, the Superintendent of Military Stores, of the shipment of a large quantity [units are unfamiliar] of lead on the sloop Kezia and the Schooner Pomona.
August 26, 1794 A Need for Large Paper Samuel Lewis Samuel Hodgdon Lewis requests that his son be given some large paper like the kind that Capt. Hill used for the purpose of drawing plans of cannon. Major [John] Stagg requests a set of drawings for Tench Cox.
November 14, 1799 Procuring a Large Iron Press of Suitable Construction David Ames Samuel Hodgdon Ames observes that a large iron press of suitable construction would be useful in punching locks and mounting and patterns might be cut with less trouble. Since it is very difficult to obtain good castings, Hodgdon is asked to procure one made after the pattern of Mr. MacCarmoth in Philadelphia. If it is constructed for strength and usefullness it can be sent it to New York or New Haven as soon...
December 11, 1797 Large Jack Screws for Captain Barry James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver a pair of large jack screws to Captain John Barry of the frigate "United States."
January 19, 1795 Dangers of Forwarding Large Quantities of Money Alexander Hamilton Timothy Pickering Sum requested for the Jersey militia greatly exceeds amount thought necessary by Hamilton. Lists dangers associated with large sums advanced without adequate information.
May 10, 1787 Surprised over large account Stephen Bayard John Pierce Bayard is surprised that there is a large account against him. In order to have it speedily settled and closed has put under cover to Pierce an answer to the matter, with such information that will enable Howell to fully settle matter.
November 21, 1796 Loss of Steel & Large Files, Etc. Thomas Holt Samuel Hodgdon The articles forwarded in response to Holt's last requisition have arrived except for 24 pounds of steel and fifteen large files. The steel must have been lost during the passage from Philadelphia to Manchester because the quantity delivered corresponded to the receipt the wagoner gave in Manchester. Enclosed is a letter from Adam Bowser on the stoppage of pay during the time of sickness.
May 17, 1798 Iron Grape for the "Ganges" Are Too Large James McHenry John Harris It appears that the iron grape delivered to Mr. Francis for the "Ganges" are too large. Therefore, Harris is asked to deliver to Francis an equal quantity in weight of four ounce grape upon his returning to the store those already delivered.
February 21, 1800 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James McHenry Simmons discusses the difficulties of settling large accounts. Simmons provides the Purveyor of Public Stores and the Quartermaster General as examples of problem accounts.
March 31, 1800 Difficulty of Procuring Silver for Large Notes, Etc. Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon $1000 in post notes on account of the Armory has been received which closes the amount of the estimate of expenditures for February. The mode of remitting a proportion of large and small bills is accomodating to Williams because of the difficulty of procuring silver for notes larger than one hundred dollars. The cutlasses are suitable for ships of war but they are destitute of scabbards.
December 11, 1797 Large Jack Screws for the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris "Be pleased to deliver to Captain John Barry for the Frigate United States a pair of large jack screws."
January 27, 1796 Cease the Reduction of Copper Bolts Timothy Pickering Henry Jackson Pickering directs a halt in reducing copper bolts because this practice may result in spoiling the temper of the bolts.
December 8, 1794 Supply of large anchors Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue states that contracts for the large anchors cannot be made in the United States upon terms more favorable than 13 cents, whereas an importation of them from England can be made at 10 cents.
1799 Large Districts Pennsylvania Unknown Author [not available] Discusses the large recruiting districts of the State of Pennsylvania.
June 30, 1791 Troops & Supplies for the Expedition Henry Knox Major General Richard Butler Knox reports on the progress of sundry battalions and the availability of supplies, equipage, and provisions for the expedition against the Western Indians.
June 9, 1798 Preservation of the Health of Persons Working in the Public Stores Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon lists the articles needed to protect the health of the people working in the public stores during the summer months.
December 18, 1798 Recommend Me to be the Agent Ebenezer Stevens Alexander Hamilton Stevens insists that he be appointed the agent for laying out the money appropriated by the State of New York for its defense. He has a large a large family to provide for and if he not given this appointment with appropriate compensation he must quit.
April 14, 1794 Requests List of Military, Naval, and Indian Supplies Tench Coxe Henry Knox Requests list of military, naval, and Indian supplies. Outlines procedures.
June 26, 1797 Regarding Algerian Frigate Josiah Fox Captain Thomas Truxtun Letter, discusses Algerian Frigate.
April 29, 1793 Large Army of Creeks Coming Against This Nation Piamingo General Robertson Piamingo alerts General Robertson that his Chickasaws will soon be attacked by a Creek army. He hopes that the general will recall past promises of assistance to his nation in dire circumstances such as these.
March 6, 1793 Supplies John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Request to examine enclosed request for supplies with stipulation to only provide items that are on hand.
November 2, 1798 Supplies to be Forwarded Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig (First half of letter illegible) Mentioned stores and supplies to be forwarded.