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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
August 6, 1797 Estimated Cost for Making Various Stores Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry A ledger-like estimate for making stores, primarily ordnance.
February 3, 1797 Request for Delivery of Materials for Garrison Flag James McHenry John Harris Letter, directs delivery of materials for making flag.
August 23, 1799 Materials Required for Making Pistols James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver to Robert McCormick whatever materials he may request that are in store for making one hundred pistols, to be charged to the Purveyor as usual.
February 15, 1798 Making Up Orders for London Thomas Biggs Samuel Hodgdon Biggs is presently making up an order for London and needs a set of gunner's calipers that are better adapted for his use than those previously received. Since Hodgdon may already have them on hand, Biggs asks for a description so that he can assess whether they will meet his needs. He offers to order any other military instruments, such as shot gauges, that are not available locally.
February 29, 1796 Discussion of Authenticated Day Rolls for Accounting Stephen Rochefontaine Nehemiah Freeman Letter, discusses orders for making pay rolls.
August 8, 1799 Payment for making carpets William Simmons Richard Wevill Payment of $6.00 for making Scotch (double weave) carpets and laying them in the rooms.
[not available] Itemized List of Flag-Making Materials Unknown Author [not available] Itemized list of flag materials, with amounts & prices.
June 21, 1794 Erecting the Building for Making Molds Henry Knox Joshua Humphreys Knox writes that there should be no delay in erecting the building for making molds and it should be done after negotiating with the cheapest carpenters.
July 4, 1800 A Man Skilled at Window Glass Making Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Craig asks Hodgdon to inquire of his friends in Boston respecting a man skilled in window glass making.
June 21, 1794 Directions from Knox to Humphreys on contracting with carpenters for construction of building for making the moulds Henry Knox Joshua Humphreys Knox instructs Humphreys to immediately execute plan for construction of a building for making ship moulds. Engage with the cheapest price in mind and start procurement of materials.
March 15, 1799 Receipt of payment on account of making and delivery of iron cannon Samuel Hughes [not available] Receipt of payment of $13,000 on account of making and delivery of iron cannon agreeably to contract.
June 14, 1797 Delivery of Material for Garrison Flag James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver materials for making flags to Governor's Island, New York, with list.
November 16, 1798 Making Collections for Our Distressed Poor, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Among other matters, Hodgdon praises Craig for his efforts in making collections to provide assistance for the distressed poor and expresses dismay at the discovery that Jacob Death is a rascal.
September 7, 1798 Death Is Still Making Havoc Samuel Hodgdon Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Aside from noting that the Charleville muskets to be used as a pattern have been forwarded, Hodgdon laments the losses due to the fever infecting Philadelphia.
January 23, 1800 Making Terms With Deserters and Double Rations Charles Cotesworth Pinckney Alexander Hamilton Pinckney expressed his determination in not making terms with deserters until they deliver themselves up. Letter noted, "there are currently three skulking on the Allegheney Mountain" who contacted him but he would do nothing until they come in. Enclosed letter from Freeman which pertained to double rations.
June 21, 1797 Delivery of Flannel and Thread James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver flannel and thread for making cannon cartridges.
April 22, 1796 Matters before the Court and Local Politics James Winchester James McHenry James Winchester writes from Baltimore regarding a court case, and General Smith's conduct, which opposes the sense of his constituents. He writes of political matters and treaties without making direct reference to what they are. Refers to someone who must go out because they cannot stand another election.
August 16, 1799 Regarding the Selling of Gun-Making Materials to a Contractor James McHenry John Harris Notifies Harris that Robert McCormick has requested to purchase gun-making materials from the military stores, due to a lack of water [power?] at his own production facility. Directs Harris to sell McCormick the supplies he asks for, and deliver the money to the Treasury via a War Department clerk.
January 19, 1795 Bill for ship work [not available] [not available] A bill for list of supplies and services performed related to ship building or maintenance. Items and services include: carpentry, blacksmithing, rigging, joining, lumber, paint, sail making services, nails. Signed by unknown author (illegible)
May 19, 1796 Proper Department for Making Returns of Indian Goods Return Jonathan Meigs Samuel Hodgdon Meigs has received blank forms for accounts of clothing and of Indian goods. He will reply as soon as he can, but is busy with the delivery of summery clothing to the troops.
February 2, 1797 Inquiry into Order for Flag John Stagg John Harris Letter, discusses making flags, contracting thereof, and materials needed.
August 2, 1798 Estimate of expenditures on account of the armorers employed at Springfield Armory in making public arms David Ames James McHenry Estimate of expenditures on account of the armorers employed at Springfield Armory in Massachusetts in making public arms. One estimate [illegible] for $788. For digging and stoning a well is $200, and $90 for contingent expenses.
February 8, 1793 Journal of Commissioners of United States appointed to hold treaty at Sandusky for purpose of making peace with Western Indians Timothy Pickering Henry Knox Journal of the commissioners of the United States appointed to hold a treaty at Sandusky for the purpose of making peace with the Western Indians. Commissioners: Benjamin Lincoln, Massachusetts; Beverly Randolph, Virginia; Timothy Pickering, Pennsylvania. Two commissions outlined. First gives the commissioners full power to confer, conclude and sign with such persons of Indian nations a treaty of...
January 22, 1801 Certification of payment; Edward Carrington, Supervisor at Richmond Virginia for commissions making contracts William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $570.63 to Edward Carrington, Supervisor at Richmond Virginia for commissions making contracts and balance of advances made to contractors for supplying rations to troops.
June 27, 1792 Assessing the Claim of the Secretary at War Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Attorney General must make the determination as to whether the current claim of the Secretary of War is to be considered under the Act making alterations in the Treasury and War Department. Should the determination be made on the old or the new application?