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January 10, 1797 Regarding Lots Purchased James McHenry Isaac Craig The Secretary at War informs Major Craig that the purchase of lots for public use does not require the attention of the President.
January 20, 1797 A Deed in the Name of the President For Lots 37 & 38 Near Waterford Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Most eligible lots for erecting barracks at Le Boeuf were lots 37 and 38 located in the town of Waterford. Land lots went up for auction by commissioners Gen Irwin and Wilson, Craig sought to purchase them from the state of Pennsylvania for the United States.
February 23, 1798 Patent for Lots in the Town of Waterford Pennsylvania Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Craig strongly recommends obtaining a patent in the name of the President of the United States for lots No. 37 and 38 in the town of Waterford. Since all the lots in that town are subject to forfeiture if certain buildings are not erected prior to August 17th, application must be made to the Pennsylvania legislature that these lots be exempted from that condition of improvement.
January 20, 1797 Purchase of Land Isaac Craig James McHenry Purchase of lots at Le Boeuf underway, notification that Hodgdon received request to facilitate payment since transaction will take place in Philadelphia.
January 8, 1800 Payment to Benjamin Smith for purchase of his lots in Smithville Griffith James McRee James McHenry McRea request for payment of $200 to Benjamin Smith for purchase of his lots in Smithville falling within the plan of Fort Johnston.
October 24, 1796 Receipts, Debts, and Lots in Town of Erie Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon A number of people have passed through Pittsburgh on the way to Philadelphia, including Captain Heth with a number of Indian Chiefs. Mentions a number of receipts. Directs Hodgdon regarding purchasing lots in Erie, Pennsylvania.
February 17, 1797 Recommendations for Property Use at Detroit John Wilkins, Jr. James McHenry United States succeeded to a great deal of property around Detroit previously occupied by the British. Wilkins advised the United States act quickly to claim land and build or sell lots before tradesmen and settlers assume possession.
January 10, 1797 Extract of a Letter from the War Office to Major Craig James McHenry Isaac Craig Purchase of two lots for government at Le Boeuf did not warrant attention from Executive. Authorized payment for land.
December 25, 1797 Land Purchase Isaac Craig [not available] Due to ice on the river and other matters in the Quartermasters Department, Craig cannot meet Addison near Dorsey. Craig reserves right to lots in town square in Mingo-Bottom, but authorized the sale of other lots.
November 25, 1793 Major Winston; letters for St. Clair and Shelby; Title to Lots at Fort Fayette Isaac Craig Henry Knox Major Winston set off for Fort Washington. Letters for Governor St. Clair and Governor Shelby sent forward. St. Clair is at Marietta. Discusses necessity of obtaining title to the lots on which Fort Fayette is erected.
January 8, 1800 Payment to Benjamin Smith for Purchase of his lots in Smithville, Fort Johnston Griffith James McRee James McHenry McRee requests payment of $210 to Benjamin Smith for purchase of his lots in Smithville at Fort Johnston.
August 26, 1796 Extract of Letter on Subject of Location for Block House and Barracks Isaac Craig James McHenry Craig strongly recommends lots No. 37 and 38 in the town of Waterford for the barracks and block house. The lots are to be sold at auction, and cannot be reserved. Craig therefore bought them in his own name, and expects the fee to be waived once application is made to the Governor or Legislature of Pennsylvania.
July 29, 1799 Claims on the Ground Along the Spring Richard Parker Samuel Hodgdon The agent is at Carlisle disposing of the lots and commons and there are a great many applications for lots. The people who claimed the ground along the spring now claim the Baker house and coal house and all the ground along the spring in front of the buildings. It was the great neglect of Captain Eames that allowed Wilson to get control of that land and Parker seeks instructions from Hodgdon as...
December 30, 1796 Lots Purchased at Public Auction Isaac Craig James McHenry Craig has purchased at a public auction of the Commissioners of Pennsylvania two lots at LeBeouf which he considers necessary for the United States to possess since they adjoin the grounds on which the public buildings are erected. He presumes that McHenry has made the proper application to the legislature of Pennsylvania who can be expeted to cede the property to the United States.
April 6, 1793 Response to Quartermaster General Henry Knox James O'Hara Secretary Knox has received the Quartermaster General's list of articles, and they will be duly considered with an application to the Secretary of Treasury for the necessary funds. Mentions purchase of lots on which Fort Fayette stands.
October 24, 1796 John Heth Travelling With a Number of Indian Chiefs, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon General Wilkerson has arrived on his way to Philadelphia and Captain John Heth is expected on his journey to the same city with a party including a number of Indian chiefs. Craig is required to equip this party with supplies and horses. Enclosed is a list of lots in the proposed town of Erie and adjoining lots purchased by Alexander Power. Power has offered them to George Balfour who has proposed...
March 2, 1798 Desirous of Closing as Many Accounts as Can Be Taken Up Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Letter, discusses closing as many accounts as can be taken up; mentions cannon.
August 26, 1796 Transportation of Whiskey and Purchase of Land Isaac Craig James McHenry Enclosed return of commissary stores at Fort Washington. Noted stores of whiskey at Fort Washington; navigation of Allegheny river as impossible and therefore whiskey cannot be sent to Le Boeuf. Land for block house and barracks at Le Boeuf determined. Land up for auction by state of Pennsylvania and Craig, Gen Irvin and George William request the lots.
February 21, 1804 The Prospect of Selling Some Land Benjamin Stoddert Jean Baptiste Duquesne Stoddert is anxious to sell some of his lots in the city but is concerned about the prospect of selling at a price that reflects what he considers the appropriate value of the property.
December 30, 1796 Major Craig sends status report from Fort Pitt to the Secretary at War Isaac Craig James McHenry Major Craig mentions the following: the purchase of two lots for public use; billeting of Indians; and shipments of Indian goods for the Chickasaws.
January 20, 1797 Craig discusses military stores and shipment with Hodgdon Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig requests that Hodgdon obtain a deed in the name of the President of the United States to complete the purchase of lots near Fort LeBoef.
January 28, 1794 Two Houses For Sale Jonathan Nicholson Samuel Hodgdon Nicholson announces that the price for his two houses at the corner of Chestnut and Tenth Streets is eight thousand pounds cash. The lots are large and back up to George Street. The stables and coach houses are constructed so as to be easily converted to three dwelling houses.
August 29, 1787 Report on Ohio Company Proceedings Winthrop Sargent [not available] Report from Reverend Manasseh Cutler on the proceedings of the Ohio Company, referencing the land purchased from Congress, the plan of settlement, layout of towns, and plans for improvements such as mills, schools, and religious institutions.
November 30, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Archibald Creary Simmons directs Crary to submit the deeds he obtained from the purchase of land in New Port to the Accountant's Office.
February 3, 1801 Settling Crary's Account for the Period Between August 2nd and October 28th 1800 William Simmons Archibald Creary Settling Crary's account for the period between August 2nd and October 28th 1800