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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 24, 1789 Advice on Application to Public Office Henry Knox [not available] Advice on application to public office. Comments on education and reputation.
January 7, 1794 Purveyor of Public Supplies George Washington Congress of the United States The President of the United States addresses Congress, advising that it would be useful to have an officer charged with the duties of receiving, safe keeping, and distributing the public supplies. Such an office would secure a regular and punctual accountability for the issues of public supplies.
March 12, 1793 Delivery of Public Horses Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Bearer will deliver two public horses.
February 21, 1793 Allocation of Public Stores Charles Anderson Samuel Hodgdon Allocation of public stores discussed.
May 29, 1797 Cost of Public Dispatches James McHenry Stephen Rochefontaine McHenry approved the current mode of transport of public dispatches. Cost relative to horse maintenance and transport related in detail.
September 22, 1784 Discharge of public property Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon Timothy Pickering sends to Samuel Hodgdon a letter asking him to discharge public property as he sees best.
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.
August 14, 1799 Request for accounting of monies William Simmons Tench Francis Simmons directs Francis to submit a current accounting of all monies in his hands.
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.
September 20, 1789 Appointments Unlikely for Non-State Resident Henry Knox Moses Hays Advises applicant regarding local appointment. Due to Hays lack of residency in Rhode Island, Knox believed he could not hold local public office in that state.
October 5, 1795 Forwarding accounts of the purveyor of public supplies William Simmons Tench Coxe Requests that Tench Coxe forward all accounts of the purveyor of public supplies to the Accountant's Office.
October 4, 1790 Regarding Receipt for Transport of Public Stores Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, encloses receipt for transport of public stores.
March 7, 1798 Public Horses Peter Shoemaker Samuel Hodgdon Shoemaker discusses the disposal of two public horses that had come into his possession. One of them was given to Lt. Parkison who had public business at Fort Pitt. Parkison's receipt is enclosed.
September 29, 1789 Knox writes to Clymer Henry Knox William Clymer Letter, advises re public employment.
August 14, 1799 Questions about Hewit's Appointment over Public Stores Samuel Hodgdon Francis Gibson The Secretary of State has shown Hodgdon Gibson's letter. Wonders who Mr. Hewit is and how he has charge over public stores. Seeks to make Hewit accountable for these charges. Requests Gibson's presence at sale on Saturday to ascertain Hewit's private possessions and public store.
September 13, 1798 Musket Stocks to the Public Works at Springfield Samuel Hodgdon Melancton Smith Hodgdon discusses the urgency of getting the shipment of 3000 musket stocks to the Public Works at Springfield.
May 29, 1800 Concerning the renting of houses for public officials Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Stoddert is preparing to leave his office in Philadelphia for the summer and is arranging to pay $200 out of public expenses for renting a house elsewhere.
September 12, 1798 Wanton Detention & Exposure of Public Property Samuel Hodgdon Mr. D. Buchanon Hodgdon is extremely critical of the detaining of public wagons which delays Hamilton's effects and will be particulary egregious if the peltry are damaged.
April 23, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James McHenry Simmons discusses the accounting for public provisions and forage with the Secretary at War.
November 15, 1800 Deposit in Public Stores Samuel Dexter Benjamin Lincoln Orders to deposit shot in public stores and to submit receipt for same.
August 1794 Acceptance of the Superintendency David Ames Samuel Hodgdon Ames accepts his appointment as Superintendent of the Public Armory at Springfield but cannot proceed to that place until he receives orders to do so. He asks Hodgdon to send his orders to the Post Office at Boston.
March 12, 1790 John Gibbon solicits an appointment from Knox J. Gibbon Henry Knox Letter, asks for appointment in public stores;
March 24, 1798 Requesting information on public opinion James McHenry James Winchester Requesting information on public opinion - particularly from merchants - concerning the foreign policy of the United States, especially in light of hostility from France.
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.
June 7, 1797 Request for Inventory of Public Timber Stores for Shipbuilding Josiah Fox Tench Francis Letter, asks for inventory of public timber; mentions Congress; discusses live oak timber.