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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
[not available] Contract Prices for Rations by Location William Simmons Nathan Jones Contract prices for rations at sundry places ascertained from Treasury Department.
June 23, 1784 Prices of Military Stores Peter R. Chevalier Samuel Hodgdon Request for prices of various articles of military stores listed in the letter.
June 22, 1784 Request for Prices Peter R. Chevalier Samuel Hodgdon Request for the prices of listed articles.
March 4, 1794 Prices of articles and request for money Samuel Hodgdon James O'Hara The Commissary of Military Stores encloses prices fixed to several articles in indent. Has made requisition for $30,000. O'Hara is Quartermaster General.
January 30, 1796 Following Prices are Fixed by the Secretary of War for a Stand of Arms John Stagg William Simmons Describes and fixes prices for arms to be sold or reimbursement.
July 29, 1799 Prices of Musket Mounting Jonathan Nicholson Samuel Hodgdon Nicholson sends a list of the prices of Charlesville musket mounting. Prices of the brass mounting for British muskets are similar.
March 11, 1797 Regarding Timber in Frigate Construction, & Inquiry into Virginia Timber Prices Timothy Pickering Josiah Fox Letter, asks for timber prices in Virginia; mentions timbers for Frigate; alludes to Frigate construction.
January 29, 1796 Request for Prices of Clothing, Arms and Accoutrements Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon Lieutenant Freeman requests the prices of articles of clothing, arms and accoutrement in order to make pay stoppages of deserters. Asks for a list of prices to be sent to Freeman at West Point.
August 5, 1800 Request for Investigation of Powder Prices in Philadelphia Samuel Dexter Israel Whelen Anticipates need for powder at Pittsburgh; asks the purveyor (named as Israel Whelen on the envelope) to investigate powder prices in Philadelphia to compare with those around Pittsburgh.
December 26, 1794 Purchasing anchors Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue communicates the highest supposed prices of the anchors desired for the naval armament.
March 3, 1799 Contract Prices for Northwestern Mississippi Territories Unknown Author [not available] Explains the contract prices for Northwestern Mississippi territories; also discusses ration reductions.
December 7, 1793 Prices of Articles John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is asked to send a memorandum with the prices of a list of articles: knapsacks; cartridge boxes; tents; horsemen's tents; horsemen's marquees; travelling carriages for brass cannon and howitzers
March 12, 1792 Cordage Prices Isaac Craig Unknown Recipient Letter from Major Isaac Craig regarding cordage prices. Image not available.
July 14, 1798 Prices for shot and shells John Godfrey Samuel Hodgdon Discusses prices for shot and shells.
[not available] Estimate of Prices of Ordnance and Military Stores [not available] [not available] Estimate of the present prices of certain ordnance and military stores.
February 23, 1799 Description of Potential Cartouche Boxes, Prices Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Cartouche boxes similar in quality to those made in London can be found in Philadelphia. Lists prices with additional features such as different types of belts. While expensive, they create a stunning appearance for a soldier.
July 24, 1784 Cost of Commodities, Transportation of Miller Samuel Hodgdon Benjamin Lincoln Informs Lincoln of the embarkation of the miller, Mr. Whitehead, contracted to supervise the operation of his mills and the prices of wheat and various other commodities. Hodgdon will furnish Lincoln with prices regularly when they are published.
April 9, 1793 Estimate for the Quarter Master's supplies John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Estimate for the Quarter Master's supplies. Secretary of War asks for the prices thereto. Bring to meeting.
February 28, 1798 Peter Hagner acts in the absence of William Simmons Peter Hagner Nehemiah Freeman Peter Hagner encloses a list of authorized prices for military clothing to Lt. Freeman at West Point.
December 17, 1794 Requests Payment and Approval of Contract for Artillerist Clothing and Blankets Tench Coxe Samuel Hodgdon Requests money to pay Terrence Reilly for artillerist clothing and blankets. Inquires whether enclosed list of goods and prices fixed in the contract is acceptable.
December 4, 1794 Encloses letter from Paul Revere; Raising Prices of Howitzers Tench Coxe Henry Knox Encloses letter from Paul Revere. Contractors Revere and Byers are raising their prices for howitzers.
July 19, 1794 Contracting army supplies Jacob Bower Alexander Hamilton The contractor for Army supplies at Reading, Pennsylvania informs Secretary Hamilton that he visited his office three times while he was in Philadelphia, but failed to have the pleasure of meeting him. The contractor states that prices for provisions and liquor are so very high that it is out of his power to furnish at the previous rate. He must therefore demand 12.5 cents per ration, and if...
1800 Statement of Cost of Certain Garments Comprising a Suit of Infantry Clothing Alexander Hamilton [not available] Statement of the cost of the individual pieces of clothing and accessories which comprise a suit of infantry clothing, at current material prices.
May 10, 1800 Request for stationary and greetings from Little Turkey and Bloodyfellow John Hooker David Henley Articles drawn from Secretary of War must be fixed at some rate. Requests prices to articles listed: quills, glass, putty, paper. Requests bill for brandy given. Requests writing paper. Little Turkey and Bloodyfellow have missed Henley twice and by way of an apology ask for tobacco so they may smoke the pipe of friendship from a distance.
June 27, 1794 Letter from the Commissioner of the Revenue Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton Letter from the Commissioner of the Revenue, informing Secretary Hamilton that General Henry Miller arrived from York yesterday afternoon. Discusses the prices of shot, shells, and cannon.