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May 22, 1799 Hats Destitute of Cockades and Loops Alexander Hamilton Aaron Ogden "It has happened in one instance which has come to my knowledge that the hats sent on for the recruits has been destitute of cockades and loops. In a similar cse I authorize you to procure the deficiencies to be supplied and I will take care that the expense is defrayed. Where there is an agent of the War Department, you will first apply to him to have what is necessary done; but you will at all...
May 22, 1799 Correspondence Concerning the Purchase of Cockades Alexander Hamilton Timothy Taylor Copy by Taylor of a circular sent to him by General Hamilton regarding the lack of cockades and loops on hats sent for recruits. Hamilton authorizes the recipients of the circular to acquire cockades as needed.
June 14, 1799 Hats are Destitute of Cockades and Loops, Etc. Thomas Parker Alexander Hamilton Parker discusses the shortcomings of the hats he received, the pay of recruits, the lack of clothing, and the propriety of enlisting apprentices.
May 25, 1799 Reducing Provisions to the Indians, Etc. James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry warns that provisions to the Indians should be given with the strictest economy unless their affections are diminished. He worries that the land speculation may anger the Indians but advises patience until the intentions of the Indians are known. The soldiery do not seem distrubed by being obliged to find cockades and loops for their hats.
July 9, 1799 The Provisional Army: Accounting, Supplies, & Appointments Alexander Hamilton Colonel Parker In relation to to the Provisional Army, Hamilton discusses a number of accounting and supply matters and lists appointments of officers to sundry posts.
June 21, 1788 Adoption of the Constitution by New Hampshire John Sullivan Henry Knox Sullivan informs Knox that the new Constitution has been adopted at the convention convened by the State of New Hampshire.
April 5, 1794 Lists of Requested Supplies James O'Hara Isaac Craig Reports Mr. Carpenter's departure with dispatches and money for Mr. Belli via Pittsburgh. Refers news from Mr. Simons with list of articles needed in Lancaster, forwarded to Fort Washington. Anxious to receive iron and stationary, and requests flour.
May 18, 1799 Smart Dress is Essential for Military Pride Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton explains the reasons why smart dress is essential for a faithfully zealous and well regulated army. He assures McHenry that, unlike the situation during the Revolution, the government is fully capable of outfitting its military in the appropriate manner.
August 24, 1793 Clothing Shipped; Fever Rages in City Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Clothing for 3rd Sub Legion is on the road. A wasting and destructive fever rages in the city. Before this reaches Craig, Hodgdon comments that he shall probably have one or more to mourn in his family. Hodgdon, who reports being unwell himself, will send the general invoices for 3rd Sub Legion.
August 27, 1787 Contracts for Cleaning & Repairing Arms, Provisions & Firewood William Price Henry Knox Discusses the execution of James Manon's contract to repair and clean 1000 stand of arms, and his partial payment in weapons. Advises Knox on what actions should be taken if further weapons are to be cleaned & repaired, and notes Manon's eagerness to do so, and at what price. Explains various materials needed for cleaning and repairing weapons. Refers to a contract for provisions, and a...
June 1, 1800 Account of Lt. Col. Timothy Taylor Regarding Purchase of Cockades Timothy Taylor [not available] Taylor's account for for funds spent on cockades for his men. Taylor includes a copy of a circular letter sent by Hamilton regarding cockades in 1799, as well as the individual vouchers for cockade expenses from each Captain or Lieutenant.
September 8, 1785 Counterfeit Certificates - An Inside Job? John Pierce John Winslow John Pierce hires John Winslow to "use every means to trace the hands" through whom counterfeit certificates have passed. Pierce provides five counterfeit certificates, obtained from Samuel Hodgdon's office, for Winslow's investigation. Pierce opines that the culprit maybe someone in whom he has placed trust.
May 1795 General Return of Quartermaster's Stores George Fleming Samuel Hodgdon Return of all the Public Property belonging to the Quarter Master's Department at West Point taken for May 1795.
May 2, 1791 A Report on Travels Through the Creek Country, 1791 Caleb Swan [not available] Document, report describes the Creek country, people, culture, and government. Refers to horse theft and trials.