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April 8, 1799 Music is Conducive to Recruiting, Etc. Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton believes that the four months' pay should be advanced to the officers and that drums and fifes should accompany the clothing since music aids recruitment. He needs additional copies of the recruiting instructions since he will supply each regiment with twenty copies.
May 21, 1798 Articles for the Ship of War "Ganges" James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver the following articles to Lieutenant Carmic for the Marines on board the ship of war "Ganges": sergeant's, private's and music coats, sergeant's, private's and music waist coats, sergeant's, private's and music pantaloons, shirts, shoes, a musket, a bayonet, a fife and case, and musket cartridges. For the ship's use: reams of musket cartridge paper, and cannon...
November 7, 1796 Receipt for Two Music Coats Edward Miller Samuel Hodgdon "In enclose you a receipt for two music coats--in haste."
May 1, 1793 Clothing & Military Stores Cornelius Sedam Samuel Hodgdon Clothing and military stores received and in good order; are much better than any which came to hand before. Music coats not yet arrived.
August 31, 1796 Forward Music Clothing As Soon As Possible Edward Miller Samuel Hodgdon In addition to transmitting a receipt for the clothing in accordance with the invoice, Miller requests that the music clothing be forwarded as soon as possible.
June 6, 1799 Requests Bell Tents to Store Army Music and Arms Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Requests the purchase of bell tents to store arms and music. 172 should be enough to provide for the entire army. Requires proper dimensions.
February 7, 1801 Certification of payment; Doctor Joseph Bullue, for medicine and attendance on General Wilkinsonís band of music, and infantry commanded by Lieutenant Peter, and cavalry commanded by Lieutenant Walbach William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $259.55 to Doctor Joseph Bullue, for medicine and attendance on General Wilkinsonís band of music, and infantry commanded by Lieutenant Peter, and cavalry commanded by Lieutenant Walback.
August 7, 1798 No Coats Suitable for My Music Callender Irvine Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is a list of public clothing and arms forwarded by William Cook, wagoner, but among the clothing received there are no coats suitable for music.
July 7, 1796 Jobe Harrington Pardoned from Desertion Edward Miller William Simmons Harrington wrongly pardoned and paid, he deserted again from West Point. Miller requested pay for himself, Serjt. Joel Cook, Corpl. James Blakeslee, Lewis Hawley Music, Eli Bennett Music, and Pvt. Nathan Randall.
May 29, 1795 Estimate of Clothing for a Non-Commissioned Officer William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons' estimate of the cost of one year's clothing of a non-commissioned officer Music or Private for one year, Captain William Rickard's company.
April 3, 1799 Law for the Organization of the Army, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Amidst a discussion of supply and accounting matters, Craig wants Hodgdon to send him the law respecting the organization of the Army. Craig wants to know whether the law recognizes him as an officer of the Quartermaster's Department or of any other department.
June 19, 1799 Pay Roll Errors Corrected William Simmons Meriwether Lewis Lewis' pay roll was incorrect but Simmons has made up a proper one. The receipt for hired music will be filed for future examination. Blank muster and receipt rolls enclosed.
August 16, 1797 Delivery of Clothing James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver uniforms and a fife.
March 29, 1792 Two Suits of Clothing John Stagg William Knox If there are two suits of music uniform clothing of the five hundred suits of Smith & Shepherd, Knox is directed to give same to Lt. Bines for Capt. Wells company of infantry.
October 18, 1800 Return Showing the Whole Amount of Clothing in Store John Harris [not available] Stores, return of clothing in store.
November 15, 1800 Return of Clothing in Store John Harris Samuel Hodgdon Stores, informs on uniforms in Philadelphia stores.
August 17, 1795 Request to revise claims William Simmons David Thompson Rejects charges for music and damage done by recruits on Ensign David Thompson's recruiting accounts. Instructs Thompson to revise his claim.
February 1, 1798 Request for Delivery of Clothing for Troops on the Natchez James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of various clothing for troops on the Natchez.
December 8, 1800 Return of Clothing Made and Unmade in the Public Stores at Philadelphia John Harris Samuel Hodgdon Stores, return of uniforms made up and unmade at Philadelphia.
May 18, 1797 List of Clothing for Niagara James McHenry John Harris Orders to ship uniforms and musical instruments to Capt Bruff at Niagara.
April 14, 1796 Acknowledges Receipt of Clothing Edward Miller Samuel Hodgdon Received clothing in good order; sends an invoiced receipt. Regrets that shipment did not include music clothing as requested.
August 19, 1797 Delivery of Clothing, Arms, and Accoutrements James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver infantry uniforms, arms, etc.
September 27, 1799 Troops, Barracks, Arms, Supplies, and Indian Boundary Lines John Francis Hamtramck Alexander Hamilton Hamtramck provides his assessment of the barracks, troops, arms, and supplies at Fort Fayette. He wonders why the Indian boundary lines have not been run when the contract states that that they should have been run in May of 1798.
July 7, 1797 Assurances, provisions and musical instruments James Wilkinson Samuel Hodgdon Provisions always to be made and honored at Head Quarters.
December 4, 1792 Shipment of uniform clothing, arms, knapsacks, canteens, camp kettles to Boston for Captain Jonathan Cass of Exeter, New Hampshire John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Stagg writes that the Secretary of War requests that Hodgdon ship the following items to Boston, addressed to Stephen Bruce and marked for Captain Jonathan Cass of Exeter New Hampshire: 50 suits of clothing for infantry, including sergeant and music suits; 50 stands of arms and accoutrements; 50 knapsacks; 3 Sergeant's swords; 50 canteens; camp kettles. Note remarks that there's a vessel bound...