Viewing 1–12 of 12 documents: "lodgings"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
November 15, 1796 Accommodations Not as Desired William Vans Murray James McHenry He thanks McHenry for his letter, and tells him the lodgings he found for him will not do. He needs something with a little downstairs parlor and a bedroom in the neighborhood. He also thanks him for something he sent. He also mentions the election again, and closes with an aphorism about swimming.
April 29, 1799 Account of Mary Murphy for Boarding Indian Chiefs Whitmore Knaggs [not available] Account between the United States and Mary Murphy for boarding and lodging an interpreter and five Indian chiefs from January 11th to the 17th, 1799.
June 6, 1794 General Things to Attend To Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon (Difficult handwriting] Hodgdon is requested to make to Col. Sargent a statement of his affairs when the opportunity presents.
January 8, 1794 On the subject of newspapers John Pierce John Holt Discusses papers sent, receipt of newspapers, and subscription to a newspaper.
August 10, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department Peter Hagner James McHenry Hagner asks the Secretary at War for an advance notice of any decision to evacuate the city due to fever. Hagner informs McHenry that the men with families will need the extra time to obtain lodging.
August 23, 1798 Exposing Your Family to the Contagion John Caldwell Samuel Hodgdon Caldwell expresses his concern regarding Hodgdon's family relative to the spread of yellow fever in Philadelphia. He argues that keeping his family in the city increases everyone's exposure to the contagion.
January 31, 1796 Plans for Travelling to Philadelphia James McHenry George Washington Mr. Chase is extremely pleased with his appointment and will set out by stage for Philadelphia soon. Despite a bad cold, McHenry plans to travel by horseback but his journey may be delayed as he severs his connections in two mercantile partnerships.
April 5, 1799 My Brother is Afflicted with Rheumatism, Etc. Ann Young Samuel Hodgdon Shortly after arriving in Baltimore, Mrs. Young's brother took a front store in the spirit and grocery line though unfortunately, he has been afflicted by rheumatism. Her sister got married to a decent young man and is now in her own house. Baltimore being a friendly large town still falls short of Philadelphia and she misses her many acquaintances in that city.
April 24, 1799 Letter to the Superintendent of Military Stores Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Requests a response to his inquiry on what do with arms received from the Watsons. Mentions that he has provided lodging for his accommodation at the house of Anthony Marcellin.
January 31, 1791 Petition of John Fitch John Fitch Edmund Randolph Details of Fitch's character described. Went poor in public service, traveled to Kentucky at the personal request of the commissioners, no longer has the assistance of the Army or his private creditors. Requests discharge, happy to hear there is a committee appointed by Congress to hear requests.
October 9, 1796 Asks for Housing, General News William Vans Murray James McHenry Murray writes a friend letter to McHenry, discussing his need for a boarding house during the session, as well as political news from Baltimore, French politics, and casual greetings.
July 14, 1797 Pessimism over Public Affairs William Vans Murray James McHenry Letter, discusses foreign affairs; discusses French military.