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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
December 13, 1792 Request for Boat and Military Escorts for Judges Winthrop Sargent Henry Knox Boat on loan now lost, request for new boat to be delivered to Cincinnati. Judicial circuits and discrepancy with Gen. Wilkinson discussed in detail.
August 4, 1791 A Minor Accident, Etc. Major General Richard Butler Henry Knox Amongst other matters, General Butler reports on an accident in which a boat struck a rock. The only injury is to the boat.
June 18, 1800 Authorization for New Boat Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Issued a new boat for Fort Mifflin to be under Captain Meminger. Current boat used for transport deemed dangerous to people and provisions.
May 28, 1798 Order to Proceed from Lewis Town to Seek Out Capt. Dale on Ship Ganges and Deliver Dispatch James McHenry Garrett Holsteincamp Holsteincamp is to take his pilot boat and seek out the ship of war Ganges. He should start in the Delaware River, to the Bay, and if he does not find the ship there, head out to sea towards Long Island. When he finds the ship he must deliver the instructions to Captain Dale or the commanding officer, and receive dispatches from them to bring back to the Secretary of War.
April 29, 1799 Send My Company's Arms by the Burlington Stage Boat Joseph McIlvaine Samuel Hodgdon McIlvaine of the Burlington Volunteers asks that the arms to be provided to his company be sent by Capt. Myers' stage boat as quickly as possible.
May 28, 1798 Letter from the War Office to Garrett Holsteincamp to find and deliver dispatches to the ship of war Ganges, commanded by Captain Richard Dale [not available] Garrett Holsteincamp Holsteincamp to commandeer pilot boat and deliver dispatches for Captain Richard Dale aboard the "Ganges." Ganges to be found between Delaware Bay and Long Island.
December 24, 1800 Replacement for sunken boat Samuel Dexter Ebenezer Jackson Dexter directs Jackson to procure a small boat for use on the Savannah River by Captain Robeson. It is to replace a sunken boat.
January 18, 1799 Report on Weather, Transportation; Boat to Natchez is Safe Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Reports that the boat destined for the Natchez is safe. The river is open although navigation is impeded by ice, which should soon clear. Reports that the Quartermaster General is making estimates.
October 10, 1794 Request for Name of Unauthorized Collection of Monies William Long David Hemey Long sought name of person who drew money due him so he may recover money owed him. William Fait previously authorized to draw money, but returned power to Long.
November 22, 1793 Boat in Readiness; Dispatches to Major General Wayne; Pay Matters War Department Isaac Craig Have boat in constant readiness to receive dispatches for Major General Wayne. Captain Crawford to provide guard for boat. Discusses Joseph Howell and pay of troops.
August 25, 1794 Payment Isaac Craig Major John Belli Heffernon traveling by Kentucky boat loaded with oats to settle debts owed. Inclosed invoice for oats. Orders to pay R. Graham, hand of board boat.
July 12, 1797 Regarding request for extra boat for frigate Constitution Josiah Fox Captain Samuel Nicholson Request for extra boat is denied on grounds that such an indulgence would have to be granted to all the other Captains of the frigates.
May 23, 1798 Request for Boat & Crew to Attend USS Ganges James McHenry Captain John Barry Requests that Barry have a boat and crew prepared to take McHenry to the USS Ganges [about to set sail against the French].
January 25, 1799 Expresses Concern for Destroyed Boat with Salvaged Cargo Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Expresses concern for loss of boat, but happy to hear the cargo is safe. Hopes that Sargent's articles will arrive safely and speedily. Public concerns are in motion although no decisions have been made. Prepared to send supplies for the Quartermaster department.
November 29, 1794 [No. 47] Dispatches for General Wayne Henry Knox Isaac Craig Directs boat in readiness to carry dispatches to General Wayne; asks for decision on offer of the position of Commissary General.
July 14, 1797 Status of Supplies Lost in Sunken Boat Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Letter and packages received, will be examined shortly. Deplores loss of supplies that were damaged or sunk with boat traveling up Allegheny.
November 28, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Nicholas Long William Simmons Nicholas Long William Simmons informs Nicholas Long that his accounts have been closed.
January 27, 1797 Transportation of Provisions Isaac Craig James Lang Orders to deliver oakum to E. Kirk for boat building. Requested Lang send a Kentucky boat loaded with oats and corn as soon as ice permits. Requested Lang make an inquiry into the mill stone Craig agreed to purchase from N. Chalfant.
June 19, 1795 Invoice of Stores, Attack on Ohio Mail Isaac Craig Timothy Pickering Enclosed invoice for sundry articles requested with prices list. Report of an attack on the mail boat by Indians, the commander of the boat was killed.
August 25, 1797 Delivery of Boat Supplies James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver oars, sail, mast and sprit for Commandant's boat at Fort Mifflin.
September 21, 1797 Cited letter or document, William Simmons to Nicholas Long William Simmons Nicholas Long Letter, CITATION Only. Cited in Simmons to Long, 11/28/1797.
November 22, 1790 Claims Respecting the Invention of a Steam Boat John Fitch Thomas Jefferson Fitch petitions Jefferson, Knox, and Randolph to order that all claims, arguments, and proofs respecting the invention of a steam boat made by him or any competitor should be committed to writing and submitted to them.
August 23, 1793 Money Forwarded; Dispatches for General Wayne; Forwarding of Stores Isaac Craig Henry Knox Forwarded packet for commander in chief with security detachment on small boat. Will inform Quarter Master General regarding receipt of sum and all other transactions. Will ensure no delay in forwarding of stores. Captain Pratt took charge of stores. Details the various shipments of on wagon and boat.
September 19, 1790 Account of Indian Attack on Ohio and Wabash Rivers Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Detailed account of Mr. Vigo's defense against the Wabash Indians attack on the River and the Post St. Vincennes. Depredations on Ohio and Wabash continue. Mr Vigo's boat plundered by Indians. Related Indians hatred of French.
May 14, 1795 Discoveries in Shipbuilding Processes, Poor Directions Timothy Pickering Captain James Sever Process for boat building discussed, not all materials have arrived.