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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 16, 1794 Fortifications at Alexandria John Vermonnet Henry Knox Informs the Secretary of War that most of the materials for the fortification at Alexandria have arrived, and the batter is being prepared. The palisade and frieze are "much advanced."
January 24, 1800 Our Worthy General's Letter James McHenry Jacob Read "I enclose you our worthy general's letter. To what end his military cares when the whole palisade is about to be demolished?"
December 29, 1791 Preparation of Fort Henry Knox Isaac Craig Request to forward enclosed letters to lieut. in Allegheny, Washington, and Westmoreland counties in Pennsylvania; and Ohio County in Virginia. Urged construction of block house and accommodations for Capt. Cass and Gen. St. Clair.
September 10, 1796 Terms for the Ironwork on Frigate James & Elisha Hill Josiah Fox Letter, discusses terms of iron work for small frigate; mentions cost of iron.
September 27, 1799 Work Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Busy with work most likely because his assistants left city due to outbreak of yellow fever. Information to be sent by post to Craig will go out in two or three days time.
February 18, 1799 Public Work for Mr. Vanderherchen James VanHusen Samuel Hodgdon The bearer, Mr. Vanderherchen, is believed to be an honest and industrious man with a family to support. He is out of work and, if given public work, he will do whatever he undertakes with integrity.
February 22, 1798 Security of the Bridge Charles Lowndes James McHenry Lowndes, Templeman, and Stoddert warn that the bridge may not be safe due to the need for additional work. The only available means of financing the work will be for the stockholders to advance fifteen dollars for each share. This is essential because, without the work, the bridge may be dangerous to use.
September 9, 1796 Statement of Terms for Ironwork Aboard Frigate William Plaisted Josiah Fox Letter, describes terms for iron work on Frigate currently under construction.
June 20, 1796 Regarding Frigate Construction (4) Henry Jackson Josiah Fox Letter, discusses composition work for Frigate; recommends Revere.
July 8, 1799 Establishing a Military Academy, Etc. James McHenry Alexander Hamilton McHenry discusses a number of matters including extra pay for extra work, a British work that establishes a scale for extra pay, and progress toward establishing a military academy.
October 7, 1798 Work benches and commencing the workshop Joseph Perkin Samuel Hodgdon States that tomorrow he will fix the work benches and other necessary areas in the workshop, making it ready to commence business.
December 18, 1798 Preparations for the Work on the Canal Samuel Hodgdon John Mackey Hodgdon informs Mackey of the preparations being made for work on the new canal.
April 2, 1790 Work Done in the Armorer's Shop David Ames Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is a return of the work done in the armorer's shop at Springfield for the month of March 1790.
April 15, 1799 Citation of Document in Printed Work Josias Carvel Hall Alexander Hamilton Citation of document in printed work.
October 26, 1795 Work Related to Casting Cannon Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon Mr. DaCosta wants some work done on casting cannon. He will see if the board designed for mounting prepared by Mr. Finney can be altered to suit his purpose.
August 8, 1799 Extra Pay for Extra Work, Etc. John Jacob Rivardi Alexander Hamilton Rivardi again requests extra pay for soldiers doing extra work. Reports that he has hired a boat "to remove the garrison of Oswego." States that "Several of our men are unwell." Discusses the repair of Fort Niagara.
July 28, 1794 Additional money needed for carriages Paul Hyacinte Perault Henry Knox Informs the Secretary of War that the money appointed for the work of Mr. Merlie is spent. There are only 4 carriages done, and the Secretary wishes for 60. Asks Knox with what money will the rest of the work be done. Also mentions that the works at Georgetown and Savannah are begun.
June 26, 1798 Barrels Lost Under the Inspection of Mr. Nicholson, Etc. David Ames Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is the return of the work done in Springfield during the month of May.The stocking is behind as a result of the stocks not coming in season. Considerable more work would have done had not the hands not taken off from their usual work to assist in proving the muskets. Unfortunately, a number of barrels have been lost while proving under the inspection of Mr. Nicholson.
January 31, 1796 Sickness causes falling behind in work Caleb Swan William Simmons Swan has been sick with a fever at Detroit, which has caused him to fall behind in his work, but it cannot be helped.
January 5, 1798 Iron Work for Gun Carriage Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Discussed iron work performed by blacksmith for gun carriages. Hodgdon anticipated guns to arrive shortly. Money advanced to J. Hamilton for transportation to prevent him from drawing on Craig.
July 23, 1799 Disputes Cost for Mason Work on New Public Buidling Samuel Hodgdon Joseph Elliot After inquiry and contemplation, deems that the mason's work of the public building cannot be completed according to estimated funds.
April 3, 1794 Fortifications at Baltimore, Alexandria and Norfolk Henry Knox John Jacob Rivardi Instructions from the Secretary of War to temporary engineer, John Jacob Ulrich Rivardi, for the purposes of fortifying the ports of Baltimore, Alexandria, and Norfolk.
January 1, 1797 Work Done in the Armourer's Shop at Springfield David Ames James McHenry Return of work done in the Armourer's shop at Springfield, Massachusetts from November 1st 1796 to January 1st 1797.
July 10, 1798 Application for Public Work Sarah Beates Samuel Hodgdon Mrs. Beates states that she is anxious to do everything in her power to support her little daughters but she feels her fate relative to the Army is still undetermined. She has asked Mr. Billington for public work but he requires a recommendation from a person of character so she asks Hodgdon to recommend her.
June 24, 1799 Work for the Department of War James McHenry William Simmons Simmons is to report on the enclosed account so that a warrant may be issued for the amount indicated, the work having been done according to McHenry's directions for the use of the War Department.