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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 22, 1798 Survey of the Public Buildings at Carlisle Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon recommends a survey of the public buildings at Carlisle by professional men and an estimate of the cost of repairing the buildings that need it.
August 17, 1799 Reports State of Barracks at Carlisle with Possibility of Converting More Buildings Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Finds barracks and other buildings erected for public stores at Carlisle can be fitted to house 3 regiments and their officers. Contiguous buildings could be fit into barracks for another regiment if necessary. If this happens, other buildings will have to be fit for public stores, unless the stores are removed.
March 5, 1785 Renting the Public Buildings at Carlisle General William Irvine Samuel Hodgdon General Irvine agrees to rent public buildings according to the conditions proposed by the Commissioner of Military Stores with the understanding that he can purchase them at a later date if the public should not want them.
January 25, 1785 Occupation of Public Buildings at Carlisle Samuel Hodgdon General William Irvine Hodgdon explains to General Irvine his conditions for the occupation of the public buildings at Carlisle.
March 3, 1785 Renting Public Buildings at Carlisle Samuel Hodgdon General William Irvine Hodgdon explains his proposal for the leasing of public buildings to General Irvine.
August 13, 1798 Request to Deliver James McHenry Aaron Chamberlain Letter, directs public buildings and property at Portland to be delivered to Captain Amos Stoddert.
April 20, 1793 Addressing the Inquiry About the Public Buildings Alexander Hamilton Samuel Hodgdon Hamilton directs Hodgdon to look into an inquiry about the public buildings which he presumes were built for the War Department and which should be the subject of regular consultation between the Secretary of War and himself.
March 19, 1794 Regarding irons, carriages, buildings, and cartridge boxes Thomas Holt Samuel Hodgdon Holt discusses a number of concerns relative to irons, carriages, buildings, and cartridge boxes.
August 1, 1794 No Temporary Buildings John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of War [Knox] does not approve Hodgdon's proposal of erecting temporary buildings for the infant armory because the public cannot afford the extra expense.
February 24, 1796 Request for Information William Simmons George Fleming In response to Fleming's letter, the Secretary of War requests a return of the public buildings at West Point, and an estimate of requisitions made by Rochefontaine.
March 19, 1794 Cartridge Boxes, Etc. Thomas Holt Samuel Hodgdon Holt discusses a number of concerns relative to irons, carriages, buildings, and cartridge boxes.
August 3, 1799 Purchase of Land James McHenry John Wilkins, Jr. Land for and construction of laboratory and arsenal near Philadelphia
July 18, 1799 Employment for John Kincaid Samuel Hodgdon General William Irvine John Kincaid has no immediate employment so it was suggested he see Captain Elliot about assisting with the erection of public buildings in Philadelphia. However, he was not interested and is returning to Carlisle.
August 24, 1799 Estimate of the Expenses in Repairing the Public Buildings at Carlisle Unknown Author [not available] Estimate of the expenses both as to materials and workmanship in repairing the public puildings at Carlisle, August 24, 1799
January 15, 1792 Sketch of Block House Isaac Craig Henry Knox Enclosed sketch of newly completed block house and other buildings with full description of size, location, and plan for additional buildings.
August 3, 1799 Seeks Information about Barracks Samuel Hodgdon Richard Parker Has communicated with the Secretary of War about the paperwork for buildings on public land, all of which must be preserved in their entirety. Asks Parker to talk to Col. Postelthwaite, Major Alexander, and the proprietors' agent. Do not waste time using documents in possession. Requests number and dimension of rooms in barracks and the number of men they will accommodate.
September 29, 1798 Return of all publick buildings at Springfield Massachusetts with their dimentions and estimated values. Joseph Williams [not available] Lists size and value of public buildings in Springfield, Massachusetts.
March 28, 1799 Discusses the Dangerous Implications of Nitre Storage in the Public Store Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Refers to deposits of nitre in public stores belonging to Wheelen's firm in Frankford. Wheelen thought it was an improper location for such a deposit, causing danger to the other buildings. Wheelen had never even stored salt petre in any of his contiguous buildings. The purveyor stored the nitre there as a matter of convenience with the intention of making it into powder. Neither the purveyor nor...
November 3, 1791 Request for Estimate Henry Knox Isaac Craig Request estimate of possible revenue from sale of building materials used to construct new magazine and stores buildings.
November 13, 1791 Additional Houses John Armstrong Samuel Hodgdon The present buildings, independent ot those holding public stores, will not contain more than twenty men. Four or five additional houses therefore must be built. Armstrong has directed the logs to be cut so if Hodgdon can furnish a [?] for two or three days the houses can be completed. Two or more carpenters might be necessary.
March 4, 1799 Suggests Additional Wells to Guard against Fire of Armories Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Reports that the armory buildings used for filing and finishing has burned. Joseph Williams has suggested building more wells to prevent future fires. Suggests the same for the public building at Harpers Ferry.
September 10, 1800 A Proper Hospital at Newport Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Samuel Dexter Wolcott expresses oncern about the continued lack of a hospital near Newport for seamen arriving with contagious disorders. Newport deserves a hospital, as the military will most likely expand there. Buildings may be erected on public lands and would accommodate both seamen and soldiers. He asks Dexter to approve the necessary measures for erecting the buildings as soon as possible.
January 2, 1784 Quartermaster's Request for Guidance Worsley Emes Samuel Hodgdon Captain Worsely Emes sends a letter to Samuel Hodgdon, Commissary of Military Stores, seeking guidance for relinquishing his duties in his present post.
February 27, 1799 Fire at the Springfield Armory Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams discusses the fire that occurred at the Springfield Armory, caused perhaps by a spark from the chimney.
August 19, 1797 Instructions to Edward Wright James McHenry Edward Wright Instructions to Edward Wright, deputy paymaster and storekeeper at Knoxville, from James McHenry, Secretary of War.