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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 12, 1796 Discussion of Shipbuilding Timbers & Lost Statement Josiah Fox David Stodder Letter, discusses timbers for shipbuilders; discusses lost statement.
March 2, 1784 Lost in shipment. Samuel Hodgdon Captain Carlisle Discusses a portmanteau and chest that were apparently lost in shipment.
April 21, 1798 Advice on Payment for Lost Post Notes Samuel Hodgdon Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Hodgdon is seeking Wolcott's advice regarding lost post notes sent to Thomas Holt, the public agent at New London, Virginia. The bank refuses to supply duplicates so how is the lost money to be recovered?
December 10, 1800 Request for repair and replacements Samuel Dexter Samuel Hodgdon This letter requests the following: that copies be provided of the Treatise on Fortification, lost in the fire; that muskets be repaired; and that the lost colors of the 3rd Regiment be replaced.
February 6, 1801 Report of documents lost in War Department fire William Simmons Samuel Dexter Accountant reports on his documents lost in the fire in conformity with Resolution of House of Representatives. Papers destroyed were those only which had been lodged on the 3rd floor.
May 10, 1794 Compensation Request for Lost Horses Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair requests monetary reimbursement for four horses lost during the campaign against the Miami Indians on November 4, 1791.
September 29, 1785 Pierce asks for replacement copies of lost records John Pierce Thomas Walley John Pierce informs James Deming and Thomas Walley that, in the move from Philadelphia to New York, their account records have been lost. Pierce requests to have copies of the misplaced accounts sent to him.
August 22, 1792 Recruiting for Defense of Frontiers George Washington Henry Knox Discussed recruiting techniques, and hostile Indians. Believed that the U.S. could not act offensively against Indians until next year at the earliest unless many recruits of fine men was completed. Noted investigation into lost provisions and loss of pay for store guards.
March 3, 1797 Harregan Lost, Questions on the Method of Transition of Power for Quartermaster John Wilkins, Jr. James McHenry Wilkins received extract from letter by McDougal stating that Harregan, Deputy Quartermaster for Fort Washington, was lost up the Glaize River. Wilkins requested a definite date of the appointment of successor to Quartermaster's Department so he may close his administration.
August 20, 1799 Seeks to Conclude Business of Money and Accounts Lost in Mail Samuel Hodgdon Thomas Holt Sends duplicates of accounts and vouchers lost with forwarded money. Hopes it will arrive safely, because there is no other evidence of payment. The bank never refunded the money. Seeks to bring this business to a conclusion.
December 10, 1800 Replacement of the of Lost Colors of 3d Regiment Samuel Dexter Samuel Hodgdon Dexter accedes to having lost colors of the 3d Regiment replaced agreeably to General Wilkinson's directions.
July 7, 1797 Articles Sent to Le Boeuf Lost on Sunken Ship Isaac Craig James McHenry Whiskey on hand to be returned. Copy of invoice of sundry articles sent to Le Boeuf sent to Hodgdon. Articles were on board a ship traveling up the Allegheny River which sunk, all articles lost.
March 10, 1797 Quartermaster Harragan Safe, Recovered by Indian John Wilkins, Jr. James McHenry Harragan found after being lost on Glazie River. Wilkins stated he would happily continue on at his current post, providing the new military bill admit him to the post.
July 21, 1792 Request for pay for men despite records lost during St Clair defeat Lieutenant Colonel Henry Carberry Joseph Howell Carbery asks that his men be paid, despite records lost during the St Clair defeat on 4 November 1791. States that Major Henry Gaither can provide any information required.
April 19, 1791 Letter from the Commissioner of Army Accounts Joseph Howell Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Encloses a statement on a particular account; mentions vouchers, bounties, pay, and subsistence. Colonel Stewart's vouchers for recruiting were lost or destroyed.
June 26, 1798 Barrels Lost Under the Inspection of Mr. Nicholson, Etc. David Ames Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is the return of the work done in Springfield during the month of May.The stocking is behind as a result of the stocks not coming in season. Considerable more work would have done had not the hands not taken off from their usual work to assist in proving the muskets. Unfortunately, a number of barrels have been lost while proving under the inspection of Mr. Nicholson.
October 17, 1800 City is Free of Fatal Sickness, Etc. Constant Freeman Samuel Hodgdon Freeman congratulates Hodgdon on escaping the yellow fever. Charleston has been sickly as usual but only to strangers. The ancient inhabitants have enjoyed perfect health and the city has been free of fatal sickness. While he lost twenty men the previous year, Freeman has not lost a man during the current season. Mrs. Freeman is blessed with perfect health and, though she does not produce...
November 10, 1785 Assisting claimants with lost records John Pierce Thomas Walley The Commissioner of Army Accounts notifies Messrs Denning and Walley that, in lieu of their lost records, he has extracted information from his books that will assist in determining what settlement may be owed to them. Pierce laments that, without the misplaced records, it is impossible for him to check credits given to the state on settlement with Walley's and Denning's line.
April 6, 1784 Bills that were lost John S. Dart Philip Audebert Sending copies of bills that were lost when the ship carrying them foundered at sea.
August 4, 1786 How to proceed without account John McGowan Joseph Howell The author has procured a number of recruits for the State Regiment and can procure a Certificate from Colonel Farmer to that effect. Since he has lost his account he asks the recipient as to how he should proceed.
October 11, 1800 This State is Lost to the Federals, Etc. Peter Hagner Samuel Hodgdon Secured repayment for Hodgdon. Hagner expresses his willingness to serve Hodgdon without a commission. The health of Washington City is much better. The election of his State is lost to the Federals, a majority of ten or twelve "Antis" have been elected.
June 21, 1792 Balance Due the Late Oliver Remington John P. Mumford & Company Alexander Hamilton Captain Benjamin Remington requests the balance due for his late son's services during the late war when he was lost at sea while serving on board the frigate "Trumbull."
August 16, 1797 Lost Mail Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Draft against Hodgdon in favor of M. Castner for the payment of T. Byerson, merchant never delivered via post office. Craig requested that money be paid directly to Castner and if the draft ever comes to hand, to cancel its order.
July 6, 1798 Request to Attend to Returns for Rations Owed Hyde Charles Hyde William Simmons Hyde believes he may have left a return for provisions and a ration order on Simmons' table and asks that Simmons complete the work for him if possible. He discusses popular opinion of Adams and Gallatin and mentions the Independence Day celebrations in Pittsburgh.
September 22, 1797 Obtaining the Articles Required by the Algerian Treaty, Etc. Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Tench Francis Wolcott wants a report on the preparations for obtaining the articles required by the Algerian Treaty. Can anything be done to accelerate the production of masts and spars. He also wants Francis's proposals for the lost contracts and the state of all unfinished orders.