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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 15, 1799 Request for Issue of Clothing, Accoutrements & Swords James McHenry John Harris Delivery of uniform items, shoes, etc.
September 28, 1798 Replacing Privates' Clothing with Sergeants' Clothing Samuel Hodgdon John Swan Hodgdon proposes sending sergeants' clothing in place of privates clothing which is in short supply. Though the clothing for sergeants is more expensive there is not much difference between the two.
November 4, 1799 Request for clothing and equipment Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs delivery of uniforms, blankets to Captain John Bishop's company of Second Regiment of Artillerists & Engineers.
December 5, 1800 Request for Issue of Artillerists' Clothing to New York Recruiter Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of artillery privates' clothing to a recruiting officer in New York City.
December 9, 1800 Request for Issue of Materials for Clothing Production Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of numerous sets of "unmade" infantry and artillery clothing to Israel Whelen, the purveyor, that they may be made and then returned to the military storehouse.
September 29, 1798 Sergeants' Clothing in Place of Privates' Clothing Samuel Hodgdon Jonathan Jackson Hodgdon informs Jackson that, having no privates' vests, shirts, or woolen overalls in store, he has elected to forward sergeants' clothing instead. It costs more but there is little difference between the two types of clothing.
October 18, 1800 Return Showing the Whole Amount of Clothing in Store John Harris [not available] Stores, return of clothing in store.
April 30, 1794 Infantry Clothing for Privates John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is directed to forward to Governors Island New York, for Capt. Cornelius Sedam's recruits, twenty suits of infantry clothing for privates.
June 30, 1800 Request for Forwarded Return of Commissioned and non-Commissioned officers, and Privates Peter Hagner Ross Bird Hagner requested general list of commissioned and non-commissioned officers and privates in order to make a payment on requested accounts submitted by Conrad Brem. Account suspended until information was forwarded to Office.
June 24, 1799 Certification of payment; estates of Privates of 4th Sub Legion under Captain Bines William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $131.17 to estates of Privates of 4th Sub Legion under Captain Bines.
January 22, 1791 Clothing for the Levies Henry Knox [not available] Knox discusses the clothing required for the levies and the cost thereof.
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.
March 2, 1789 The recruiting of 80 non-commissioned officers and privates in Pennsylvania Henry Knox Thomas Mifflin Knox has directed Captain Ferguson and Captain McCurdy to recruit 80 non-commissioned officers and privates in Pennsylvania in order to complete their respective companies on the frontiers.
April 17, 1797 Pay of West Point garrison William Simmons Nicholas Fish Advises Fish that he will receive money from the Treasurer of the U. S. that he is to transfer to Lieutenant Nehemiah Freeman, temporary paymaster at West Point, for the pay of the officers, non-commissioned officers, and privates stationed at West point
November 17, 1800 Request for Issue of Drums & Clothing for Fort Mifflin Garrison and Convicts Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of items to Fort Mifflin, including drums for the use of the fort, and clothing and knapsacks for the use of the men of the 1st Regiment of Artillerists & Engineers. Also directs that clothing which is in store but not suitable for the army should be delivered for use by the four convicts currently incarcerated at Fort Mifflin; Hodgdon reluctantly concedes that they must be...
January 31, 1793 Advances to wives of Non Commissioned officers and privates Caleb Swan Joseph Howell Swan acknowledges receipt of $63.50 in advances made by Howell to the wives of eight non-commissioned officers and privates, $108 to Elizabeth Balfour, and $30 to Samuel Hodgdon for Dr. Brown, a total of $201.50. Swan has receipted for no more than the exact sum delivered by Dr. Strong. Swan notes the risks of advancing money to the wives without certainty of the status of their husbands.
1793 Non-Commissioned Officers & Privates in the Service of the United States Henry Knox [not available] This is Knox's statement of the total numbers of non-commissioned officers and privates on the march and at sundry garrisons in the territory of the United States.
October 3, 1798 Delivery of Clothing James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver uniforms, shoes, blankets, stocks etc. to West Point.
May 16, 1799 Request for Issue of Uniform to War Office Messenger James McHenry John Harris Letter, directs delivery of uniform items for War Office messenger.
February 23, 1797 Request for Delivery of Artillerists' Clothing for New Recruits James McHenry John Harris Directs delivery of clothing for privates and sergeants of artillery to new recruits at Spring Garden.
October 3, 1798 Delivery of Musicians Supplies James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver uniforms, arms, etc.
May 26, 1795 Estimates of Pay Due Non-Commissioned Officers & Privates enlisted by Captain William A. Lee of Cavalry William Simmons Timothy Pickering Estimate $328 for four months' pay due the non-commissioned officers and privates enlisted by Captain William A. Lee of the Cavalry now under the command of Lieutenant William Wilson at Fort Nelson.
August 22, 1793 Instructions for Paying Officers, Noncommissioned Officers, and Privates Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Alexander Hamilton Hamilton discusses the provisions that should be made for discharging by Office of the Accountant part of the pay due the Commissioned Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers, and Privates of the Army. The plan for paying the Officers appears much more practical than any attempt at paying the others.
December 31, 1789 An estimate of the annual expense of a corps, to consist of two regiments of infantry, of ten companies each, and one battalion of artillery of four companies, each company to be composed of four sergeants, four corporals, two musicians, and sixty privates, amounting in the whole to one thousand six hundred and eighty non-commissioned officers and privates. Henry Knox [not available] An estimate of the annual expense of a corps, to consist of two regiments of infantry, of ten companies each, and one battalion of artillery of four companies, each company to be composed of four sergeants, four corporals, two musicians, and sixty privates, amounting in the whole to one thousand six hundred and eighty non-commissioned officers and privates.
May 11, 1798 Bounty for the Army Samuel Hodgdon [not available] An estimate of bounty for the army, calculated at $8 for non-commissioned officers and privates.