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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
August 23, 1791 Request for More Cartridges Patrick Phelon Samuel Hodgdon Captain Patrick Phelon reports all men accounted for, but box of ammunition did not contain amount expected. Requests that Col Hodgdon send ammunition on next provision boat.
June 10, 1796 Transportation of Goods and Settlement of Accounts Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Letter to Col. Meigs received, will be forwarded by boat with Quartermaster's stores.
December 1, 1798 Men & Women for Whom Passage is to be Paid, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Commanding Officer, Troops Embarked for Charleston Upon arriving in Charleston, the Commanding Officer of the Troops is to give the captain of the vessel the number of men and women for whom the United States is to pay the passage and the freight of their articles.
December 13, 1792 Request for Boat and Military Escorts for Judges Winthrop Sargent Henry Knox Boat on loan now lost, request for new boat to be delivered to Cincinnati. Judicial circuits and discrepancy with Gen. Wilkinson discussed in detail.
August 4, 1791 A Minor Accident, Etc. Major General Richard Butler Henry Knox Amongst other matters, General Butler reports on an accident in which a boat struck a rock. The only injury is to the boat.
June 18, 1800 Authorization for New Boat Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Issued a new boat for Fort Mifflin to be under Captain Meminger. Current boat used for transport deemed dangerous to people and provisions.
April 29, 1799 Send My Company's Arms by the Burlington Stage Boat Joseph McIlvaine Samuel Hodgdon McIlvaine of the Burlington Volunteers asks that the arms to be provided to his company be sent by Capt. Myers' stage boat as quickly as possible.
December 24, 1800 Replacement for sunken boat Samuel Dexter Ebenezer Jackson Dexter directs Jackson to procure a small boat for use on the Savannah River by Captain Robeson. It is to replace a sunken boat.
January 18, 1799 Report on Weather, Transportation; Boat to Natchez is Safe Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Reports that the boat destined for the Natchez is safe. The river is open although navigation is impeded by ice, which should soon clear. Reports that the Quartermaster General is making estimates.
November 22, 1793 Boat in Readiness; Dispatches to Major General Wayne; Pay Matters War Department Isaac Craig Have boat in constant readiness to receive dispatches for Major General Wayne. Captain Crawford to provide guard for boat. Discusses Joseph Howell and pay of troops.
November 13, 1799 No Provision in the Law for Chaplains Alexander Hamilton William S. Smith In reply to Smith's letter of November 11, 1799, states: "There is no provision in the law for chaplains, and I cannot therefore comply with your wishes. I am nevertheless deeply impressed with the importance of divine service among the troops and heretofore made it a subject of communication with the Secretary of War..."
August 25, 1794 Payment Isaac Craig Major John Belli Heffernon traveling by Kentucky boat loaded with oats to settle debts owed. Inclosed invoice for oats. Orders to pay R. Graham, hand of board boat.
July 12, 1797 Regarding request for extra boat for frigate Constitution Josiah Fox Captain Samuel Nicholson Request for extra boat is denied on grounds that such an indulgence would have to be granted to all the other Captains of the frigates.
May 23, 1798 Request for Boat & Crew to Attend USS Ganges James McHenry Captain John Barry Requests that Barry have a boat and crew prepared to take McHenry to the USS Ganges [about to set sail against the French].
January 25, 1799 Expresses Concern for Destroyed Boat with Salvaged Cargo Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Expresses concern for loss of boat, but happy to hear the cargo is safe. Hopes that Sargent's articles will arrive safely and speedily. Public concerns are in motion although no decisions have been made. Prepared to send supplies for the Quartermaster department.
January 12, 1797 Discussion of Legislative Provision James McHenry Dwight Foster Discussion of legislative provision. References Indian affairs.
November 29, 1794 [No. 47] Dispatches for General Wayne Henry Knox Isaac Craig Directs boat in readiness to carry dispatches to General Wayne; asks for decision on offer of the position of Commissary General.
July 14, 1797 Status of Supplies Lost in Sunken Boat Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Letter and packages received, will be examined shortly. Deplores loss of supplies that were damaged or sunk with boat traveling up Allegheny.
January 27, 1797 Transportation of Provisions Isaac Craig James Lang Orders to deliver oakum to E. Kirk for boat building. Requested Lang send a Kentucky boat loaded with oats and corn as soon as ice permits. Requested Lang make an inquiry into the mill stone Craig agreed to purchase from N. Chalfant.
May 31, 1795 Provision Return of William Rickard William Rickard Timothy Pickering Provision Return of the 12th Company of Infantry in the 3rd Sub-Legion of the United States for the month of May 1795.
June 19, 1795 Invoice of Stores, Attack on Ohio Mail Isaac Craig Timothy Pickering Enclosed invoice for sundry articles requested with prices list. Report of an attack on the mail boat by Indians, the commander of the boat was killed.
May 7, 1800 Copies of Provision Return Records William Simmons Mahlon Ford In response to request by Ford, Simmons enclosed copies of provision return records of Capt. R.S. Blackburn. Simmons only included records of the last settlement of William Westwood's account, believing that the sample was indicative of the entire account.
August 25, 1797 Delivery of Boat Supplies James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver oars, sail, mast and sprit for Commandant's boat at Fort Mifflin.
November 22, 1790 Claims Respecting the Invention of a Steam Boat John Fitch Thomas Jefferson Fitch petitions Jefferson, Knox, and Randolph to order that all claims, arguments, and proofs respecting the invention of a steam boat made by him or any competitor should be committed to writing and submitted to them.
August 23, 1793 Money Forwarded; Dispatches for General Wayne; Forwarding of Stores Isaac Craig Henry Knox Forwarded packet for commander in chief with security detachment on small boat. Will inform Quarter Master General regarding receipt of sum and all other transactions. Will ensure no delay in forwarding of stores. Captain Pratt took charge of stores. Details the various shipments of on wagon and boat.