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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
February 21, 1794 Acknowledge Receipt of Packets for Major Isaac Craig Michael Jones Henry Knox Jones instructed by Major Isaac Craig, who has set off for Philadelphia, to acknowledge receipt of packets.
June 12, 1795 Enclosed Documents Isaac Craig William Simmons Packets containing muster and pay rolls. Pay and schedule enclosed.
December 17, 1794 Pay and Muster Rolls with Details Isaac Craig Joseph Howell Notification that Samuel Fisher delivered letters, noted specifically packets marked D and E containing several thousands of dollars addressed to Caleb Swan. Packets to be forwarded to Swan via D. Bissel. Packets sent forward with escort. Craig forwarded pay and muster rolls for several officers/detachments mentioned by name with dollar amounts.
October 3, 1797 Notification of Packet to Arrive William Simmons [not available] Chapin will receive two packets directed to Captain James Bruff at Fort Niagara containing money for the pay of troops.
August 20, 1798 Abstracts for Disbursements with Packets John Wilkins, Jr. John Steele Wilkins sends five abstracts for disbursements of cash to various departments, including the hospital, Indian, provision, ordnance, and Quartermaster's. He asks that Steele acknowledge receipt of the abstracts and accompanying packets.
August 8, 1800 Abstracts and Vouchers John Wilkins, Jr. William Simmons Transmittal of abstracts accompanied with vouchers contained in packets for disbursement of cash in Quarter Master, Indian, Hospital and Ordnance Departments.
April 13, 1799 Wind Not Being Fair for the Packets to Sail, Etc. Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Stevens has received the bill of lading of quartermaster's stores and forwarded it to Albany, He hopes Hodgdon has received the draft on the Secretary of State. Benjamin will proceed to Newport but has been delayed by the wind not being fair enough for the packets to sail. Stevens will soon move from his present situation to Beekman Street.
May 16, 1794 Delivery of Silver Isaac Craig Henry Knox Lieut. Campbell asked to wait for delivery of silver money, which should arrive in a few days. Cases addressed to Caleb Swan will be forwarded with care.
June 11, 1793 Request for Men to Defend Packet Boats Henry Knox Lieutenant Col. Clarke Request for military escorts for three boats to navigate the Ohio river granted by President on the condition that they transport goods, letters, and packets for the military from Fort Washington to Pittsburgh.
February 1, 1793 Monthly Returns, Packets of Correspondence, Powder, Flints and Cartridge Paper Isaac Craig Henry Knox Discusses monthly returns. Flints not the proper size. Powder to be sent to Legionville. Cartridge paper is nearly expended.
December 20, 1793 Delivery of Packets and Letters; Whiskey Supplies Isaac Craig Henry Knox Will send forward packets and letters with Lieutenant Underhill to Fort Washington. Mentions Governor St. Clair. Discusses contractor agent and the availability of whiskey to troops. Has provided for Captain Cook to winter at Pittsburg.
August 19, 1796 Financial Documents Mailed Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Four packets containing vouchers mailed today addressed to Secretary of War. List contents. Requests instructions on how to classify items in returns and what departments the item belong. Craig still seeking reimbursement for his work with Ordnance and Clothing Departments.
September 18, 1798 Sickness in Philadelphia and Newport Lewis Tousard William Simmons Tousard encloses his account of pay and forage and petitions for an advance. He shares information about illnesses in Newport, and expresses concern for those in Philadelphia. The illness discussed is likely yellow fever. Tousard's house in Philadelphia has been burgled.
October 23, 1795 Supply of Hospital and Expenditures Isaac Craig Timothy Pickering Hospital at Presque Isle supplied with articles on hand, fully stocked medicine chest included. Lists other supplies provided in shipment to Presque Isle. Craig enclosed packets of expenditures, Quartermaster General announced retirement.
November 1, 1793 Arrival of Letters; Guidance Requested Regarding Quarters for Officers' Families Isaac Craig Henry Knox Boat arrived from Fort Washington with several large packets addressed to Secretary of War, and Oliver Wolcott, Junior, Esquire. Encloses letter from Quarter Master General. Also received letter from Governor St. Clair. Requests guidance respecting barracks department, since officers have left their families at Pittsburg who expect to be furnished with quarters and fuel.
October 22, 1795 Vouchers Enclosed George Fleming William Simmons Money for Ordinance Dept. received by Samuel Fisher. Two packets of vouchers enclosed, they include muster and pay roll.
August 12, 1793 Accounts Are on the Way Caleb Swan Joseph Howell Swan informs Howell that his vouchers of every denomination up to August 1, 1793, together with sundry letters, packets, and accounts, set off that morning for Philadelphia under the care of Colonel [Winthrop] Sargent.
January 15, 1796 Safety of Transportation Route Isaac Craig William Simmons Neglected to include notification of receipt from B. Howe in previous letter, now enclosed. Due to lack of safety on travel routes, troops were just paid from present date through end of year.
June 16, 1797 Delivery of Dispatches Isaac Craig James McHenry Dispatches to be sent via confidential hand to Fort Washington within 2 hours time anticipates it will take less time by land than by boat on the Ohio river. Requests answer on abandoning buildings located at Wheeling.
August 19, 1796 Settlement with Contractors Isaac Craig James McHenry Boats to be provided to Mr. Ellicott. Request someone to call upon A. Scott to provide necessary evidence that flour was contracted for by the United States and that M. Ernest is correct in his fulfillment of this request. Hopes to settle compensation of work in ordnance and clothing departments.
September 29, 1798 Requests Receipt for Packets and Vouchers John Steele William Simmons Letter, encloses letter of John Wilkins with abstract and vouchers.
May 14, 1800 Forwarding Arms & Camp Equipage J. Cass Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is a return for arms and camp equipage that Cass was directed to order for a detachment of recruits at Pittsburgh by Major General Hamilton. They should be forwarded to Cass by one of the Wilmington packets now in Philadelphia.
November 28, 1799 Transmittal of abstracts John Wilkins, Jr. William Simmons Wilkins transmits abstract for settlement in Quarter Master, Ordnance, Hospital, and Indian Departments.
January 23, 1796 Receipt Received William Simmons Isaac Craig Acknowledges receiving Craig's letter enclosing the receipt of Major Howe. Requests that Craig submit account information on purchases in the last year.
May 23, 1799 Transmittal of abstracts and vouchers John Wilkins, Jr. William Simmons Wilkins transmits abstract for disbursements of cash in Quarter Master Department accompanied with vouchers.