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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 23, 1799 No Keys for the Medicine Chests, Etc. William Bass Samuel Hodgdon The keys of the medicine chests have always been delivered to the Quartermaster General with the chests and he then forwards the keys by post. Bass reports that they presently have no keys for any of the chests in store. Also there have never been any colors provided for the regiments. They do have 28 dozen sticks of port fires in store.
August 2, 1799 Request to deliver medicine chests to John Wilkins for the Eighth Regiment of Infantry [not available] John Harris Letter, directs delivery of medicine chests for the 8th Regiment of Infantry.
March 22, 1799 Questions Thomas Hallam on Location of Medicine Chests and Surgeon's Instruments Samuel Hodgdon Ebenezer Stevens The Secretary of War requests information from enclosed papers. Captain Littlefield's letter indicates that Thomas Hallam is in NY. Hallam will know what happened to the 3 medicine chests and surgeon's instruments and how to proceed.
August 6, 1799 Delivery of Medicine and Store Chest James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver medicine for the 7th Regiment of Infantry in Richmond, Virginia.
September 17, 1794 Supplies for troops responding to Whiskey Rebellion Alexander Hamilton Samuel Hodgdon Requests that the Supervisor of Military Stores speedily send 1000 pairs of shoes and two medicine chests to Winchester, Virginia; 1000 blankets, 1000 shoes, 200 rifles, 800 muskets, and two medicine chests to Carlisle, Virginia. This is in response to the Whiskey Rebellion.
May 21, 1791 Delivery of Medicine Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Delivery of 3 chests of medicine. Hodgdon requested that Craig send him Regiment and Battalion information to prevent mistakes in delivery. Notification that troops will arrive shortly.
May 12, 1798 Inspect Medicine Chests; Requests Estimate of Medical Stores James McHenry Dr. Gillaspy Asks that Gillaspy inspect medicine chests and instruments belonging to the ships Ganges and Hamburgh packet. Requests an estimate of medical stores from the Ganges surgeon.
August 18, 1792 Vouchers and a Report on Upcoming Shipments Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Requests vouchers for expenditures. Sends invoice of medicines. Chests of shoes to be loaded for the rifle corps. Clothing also soon to be shipped. Doctor Brown will take medicine chests.
May 12, 1798 Request to Inspect Medical Supplies on the Ganges and the Hamburgh Packet James McHenry Doctor George Gillaspy Gillaspy is to inspect the medicine chests and instruments on the ships Ganges and Hamburgh Packet and report on their state. He should also get an estimate of medicine, instruments and hospital stores for three months for the Ganges from the surgeon of that ship.
May 31, 1796 Requests Shipment of Articles to West Point Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon Tench Francis will deliver flags and medicine chests. Requests that they be forwarded to West Point with some sheepskins, shells, and fuses.
May 18, 1798 Appointments for Ship Staff; Sends Medicine Chest James McHenry Captain Samuel Nicholson Encloses appointments for ship staff. Requests list of names and dates. Promises to forward medicine chests as soon as possible.
June 30, 1791 Documents and Supplies to be Forwarded Isaac Craig Henry Knox Documents and packages enclosed to be forwarded.
February 25, 1800 Accounting and Contract Matters James McHenry William Simmons Simmons is to settle the account of the Department with John and Amos Woodward. The barge or boat at Fort Trumbull should be noted as part of the Quartermasters department in the contract. McHenry is not certain the watch coats were needed but they should proceed to pay the contractor anyway. Bills for medicine chests with medicines do not need to be inspected by a physician or druggist.
September 18, 1800 Cartridges, Muskets, and Arms Chests at New Port Archibald Crary Samuel Hodgdon Musket cartridges are in the powder house at New Port and arms chests from Springfield are in a store provided for that purpose. Crary also has muskets in arms chests from the contractors who made them. He is keeping them in good order as he awaits directions from the Secretary of War.
July 18, 1798 Fifty Chests Made of Common Dimensions, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Captain John Briant Among other matters, Briant is ordered to have on hand fifty chests with common dimensions, suited to hold 25 muskets and bayonets when filled.
March 21, 1799 Request for Issue of Medicine for Western Army James McHenry John Harris Directs shipment of medicine earmarked for "the Western Army."
April 25, 1792 Two Chests of Tea, Etc. Charles Wilkins Samuel Hodgdon Upon inquiry, Wilkins finds that Mr. Levy, one of the gentlemen that purchased the remains of Mr. Duncan's goods, has Hodgdon's two chests of tea in his possession. If Hodgdon has any ideas as to how to dispose of the tea, Wilkins awaits his instructions.
June 7, 1793 Secretary of War Requests Return of Military Supplies John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Secretary of War requests that Hodgdon furnish a return of military and quartermaster stores which have been sent to Pittsburg for current year and what remains to be forwarded. Advise whether medicine chests have been forwarded. Henry Knox is writing to General Wayne and wishes to inform by tomorrow's post.
May 18, 1791 Supply of Stores Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Enclosed invoice of supplies shipped by wagoner. Advised examination of all items received.
February 22, 1799 Notification of Medicine Shipment for Fort Mifflin Troops James McHenry John Harris Notifies that medicine is being purchased for Fort Mifflin garrison, directs that it be forwarded to them when it arrives.
November 23, 1798 Medicine Purchased for the Army Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon discusses the medicine purchased by the late Dr. Watrous. Hodgdon wants to arrange for this medicine to be made available to the army.
August 12, 1799 Delivery of Medicine and Stores Chest James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver medicine to 12th Regiment in New York.
August 14, 1800 Medicine, Medical Supplies to Detachment at Winchester, Virginia Doctor Charles Brown Samuel Hodgdon Letter, discusses medicine and medical supplies. Sent an assortment of medicine to Major Cass detachment at Winchester Virginia. The apothecary will not like methods of making returns. Will need more medicine before winter. House is partly finished and wishes to see Hodgdon at Harpers Ferry.
May 1, 1800 Genuine & Unadulterated Drugs Imported from Europe, Etc. Frederick Dalcho Samuel Hodgdon Dalcho discusses the acquisition of drugs and medicines for the Army.
April 8, 1799 Request for Issue of Medicine to Fort Mifflin James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of medicine to garrison of Fort Mifflin.