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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 28, 1791 Poor Condition of Fort and its Structures Isaac Craig Henry Knox Repairs and improvements to magazine complete, Gen. St. Clair believed it more appropriate to erect new store houses than repair the dilapidated structures. St. Clair ordered road built then left for Kentucky.
April 7, 1787 On the Road to Wyoming Pennsylvania Timothy Pickering Henry Muhlenberg Pickering has consulted with Colonel Denison on the subject of road to Wyoming. Discusses use of gaps: Water Gap of Lehigh and Wilkesbarre. Mentions Great Swamp
September 24, 1793 Jackson informs Knox that road to Boston has been blocked Henry Jackson Henry Knox Letter, Jackson advises Knox of road block & quarantine.
1788 Agreement to Repair Arms John Thompson Samuel Hodgdon Informs the Commissioner of Commissary Stores that he and William Clark will undertake to repair the arms.
December 15, 1800 Request for Issue of Muskets for Repair Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs that muskets be released to Nicholson for repair, along with whatever supplies he might require for doing so. Followed by Nicholson's detailed report on the condition of the muskets when he examined them.
March 6, 1793 Autograph Letter Signed [not available] [not available] Letter, advises protecting the road between Kentucky and Virginia.
September 28, 1784 Estimate of pay for the repair and cleaning of arms Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate of the sum necessary for paying for the repair of arms.
April 5, 1787 Opening of Road from Nescopeck Creek to the Lehigh Timothy Pickering General Muhlenberg Pickering reports that the Assembly has approved funding for the opening of a road from Nescopeck Creek to the Lehigh. Discusses efforts to devise the best route, surveying and contracting, and road to Wyoming, Pennsylvania. Recommends that Owen be appointed a commissioner to survey the best route, noting that Owen is honest and willing to work for very little compensation.
January 14, 1799 Requests Workmen to Repair, Clean Muskets in Store Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Reports number of French muskets in store that need cleaning and repair. These muskets could then be used instead of contracting for new muskets. Seeks permission for workmen to clean and repair. Recommends building a store suitable to supply the requested seasoned muskets.
March 19, 1799 Repair Without Delay to the Seat of Insurrection Samuel H. Stackhouse Alexander Hamilton "We beg leave in behalf of ourselves and sixty more young men to offer our services & to engage to repair without delay to the seat of insurrection in Northampton County, Pennsylvania."
July 31, 1800 Keeping the Muskets in a Perfect State of Repair Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams hopes no other fate has befallen the money sent to him by way of Boston. He believes that the muskets, bayonets, ramrods, and springs received from Oxford should be put in a state of repair. The superintendent says he requires a written order to undertake this work so Hodgdon furnished the order believing it is Hodgdon's desire to have them kept in a perfect state of repair.
January 23, 1795 Repair of the Armorer's Shop John Bryant Samuel Hodgdon Bryant informs Hodgdon that he felt he could not take the carpenters and wheelwrights from carriage work because he would hinder the blacksmiths; Bryant expects he will be censured by Hodgdon and the Secretary of War.
October 18, 1788 Agreement to repair arms John Thompson [not available] Contract signed by John Thompson and William Clark to repair arms, 150 a month and profits split evenly.
March 31, 1793 A List of Murders and Depredations Committed by Indians William Blount [not available] A list of murders and depredations committed on the citizens of the United States by Indians during the period March 19th-31st, 1793.
March 17, 1800 Regulations Concerning Construction & Repair of Buildings Alexander Hamilton [not available] General Orders: "Presents regulations concerning the construction and repair of buildings or barracks and concerning objects of special expense."
March 30, 1787 Proposed Sale of Scow to Mr. Foot William Price Henry Knox Discusses proposed sale of an old scow to Mr. Foot.
January 8, 1800 Details of Encounters among Cherokee and Creek; Cumberland Road; Federal Court David Henley James McHenry Reports recent encounter with 3 Cherokees who had been to trade with Factors at Tellico. They brought news that the Creeks had killed 2 Cherokees, and these 3 were unwilling to return home by land; requested assistance to return by water. Henley requests information as to how to deal with their valuable stolen horses according to recent treaties and acts. Captain Sparks seeks compensation for...
July 1, 1796 Transportation of Supplies Isaac Craig James McHenry Enclosed receipt of S. Lewis for troops stationed at upper posts of the Ohio river. Mentioned that A. Wayne expected the arrival of the Indian goods which were not at "this post". Wayne ordered a store house and block house be built at Fort Le Boeuf. Vouchers mailed under cover addressed to Hodgdon.
July 27, 1796 Money to Fleming for repair and rebuilding at West Point Peter Hagner Nicholas Fish Direction to transfer money to George Fleming for the repair and rebuilding of barracks and store houses at West Point.
April 10, 1795 Carriage Wheels and Buildings in Need of Repair John Bryant Samuel Hodgdon Bryant's letter to Hodgdon contains the return of ordnance and stores for the month of March, noting that all the unfinished wheels have been taken out of storage. Bryant requests two tons of iron to help complete the old wheels, which are not the right size. Bryant also requests to rebuild several buildings that are in dire need of repair.
April 3, 1794 Sundry items on the road to Pittsburgh Samuel Hodgdon James O'Hara The Commissary of Military Stores reports that one ton of sheet iron, 175 common tents, and one can stationary are on the road for Pittsburgh. O'Hara is Quartermaster General.
December 20, 1791 Translated letter (implies transcription), Henry Knox to Timothy Pickering Henry Knox Timothy Pickering Letter, directs invitations to Six Nations chiefs.
March 29, 1794 Error in Perkins Account Joseph Perkin Samuel Hodgdon Perkins asserts that there has been an error in his account in which he has been charged for the repair of 100 guns.
October 9, 1795 Construction and Supply of Troops Isaac Craig Timothy Pickering Assisted Col. Butler in laying out building plan for fortifications at French Creek. As all materials are on hand, Craig believed all building will be completed by the end of the month. Quality of provisions purchased from Canada superior to those from Pennsylvania contractors. Construction under Rochefontaine halted for season.
September 29, 1796 Letter to the Secretary at War Anthony Wayne James McHenry General Wayne discusses the British removal from U.S. territories and the poor repair of inherited military fortifications. Wayne encloses an estimate from the Quartermaster detailing the costs involved in repair.