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February 8, 1792 24 Horses Received John Smith Samuel Hodgdon Smith announced that he has received all 24 of Hodgdon's horses which seem to be hearty and doing well. He has heard that there are a number of horses on the other side of the Ohio which can also be brought over if Hodgdon wants. Smith will ask some his neighbors to board them which they will do for a small reward. He has asked about public strays in the town and if he receives any will inform...
May 24, 1789 Advice on Application to Public Office Henry Knox [not available] Advice on application to public office. Comments on education and reputation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
November 15, 1800 Deposit in Public Stores Samuel Dexter Benjamin Lincoln Orders to deposit shot in public stores and to submit receipt for same.
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.
January 7, 1793 Requests Use of Horse from Public Store for Dr. Strang John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Secretary of War requests delivery of horse from public store with saddle and bridle to Dr. Strang, who will be in town on public business.
January 13, 1786 Regarding the Valuation of a Public Building George Ingels Samuel Hodgdon Regarding the valuation of the public building at Campington.
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.
December 12, 1800 Purchase of Liver Oil to Preserve Shoes in Public Stores Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, directs purchase of liver oil to preserve shoes in public stores.
August 25, 1798 Advice to McHenry on Providing Information to the President on Public Stores Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton gave "hint" to McHenry to provide the Commander-in-Chief with extensive information on the specific status of the public stores.
July 23, 1798 Disposing of the Public Horse in Your Possession Samuel Hodgdon Peter Shoemaker In order to avoid the expense of keeping the public horse in Lt. Shoemaker's possession, it should be sold if fair value can be obtained.
January 27, 1792 Public Monies and oxen Oliver Spencer Samuel Hodgdon Discussion about public monies and purchase of oxen and the making up of a team.