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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 26, 1798 Most Efficient Route to Springfield Samuel Hodgdon John Bryant Arms will be shipped to Archibald Crary at Springfield and forwarded to Providence. Hodgdon discusses the most efficient route for transporting them.
October 18, 1796 Request for Efficient Route of Remittance Constant Freeman William Simmons Freeman unable to go to Charleston to pick up money for pay due to tedious tasks. Unable to provide a more efficient route for remittance to be delivered than current route via Charleston. ILLEGIBLE TEXT FOLLOWS.
October 22, 1799 The Best Route to South Carolina, Etc. James Miller Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is a letter from Mr. Crafts with instructions for disposing the clothes upon their arrival. Miller asserts that the best route for sending the clothes to South Carolina is probably through New York since there was great difficulty in finding a route from Philadelphia. He has no information regarding the articles for Captain Hayes.
January 16, 1795 Mail Boat Routes Isaac Craig Timothy Pickering Discussed the distance of each mail boats route, consoled delivery man that appeals had been made to shorten route of No. 3. Suggested employing stout men in a canoe to take up deliveries on a forth route. Kirkpatrick waiting instructions to descend Ohio river.
July 16, 1791 Route of Hendrick to Hostile Western Indians Timothy Pickering Henry Knox Step by step route of Hendricks route by way of Niagara and Grand River.
December 19, 1791 Travel Robert Barr Samuel Hodgdon Request for supplies from Fort Hamilton, travel route of Hodgdon discussed.
January 30, 1792 Getting to the Battleground Robert Benham Samuel Hodgdon Benham announces that he arrived at Fort Jefferson in the rain. The supplies are still about fifteen miles behind with a small escort. He believes that his route will be difficult until he gets to the battleground and hopes that the heavy rain will not prevent crossing the creeks in order to get to that place. He will set out in the morning.Other than that he has nothing strange to relate.
May 17, 1796 Most Economical Route from Mud Island to West Point Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon Jones asks Hodgdon for his recommendation as to the most economical route from Mud Island to West Point.
October 13, 1791 Enclosed letter from Spanish residents Henry Knox William Hays Secretary Knox enclosing a sea letter for Captain Roberts of the ship Jefferson. Also encloses a letter from the Spanish residents in the ship's route
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.
May 10, 1796 Concerning western posts in New York James McHenry Philip Schuyler McHenry informs Schuyler that Captain Lewis, who is also delivering Schuyler this letter, is in possession of a dispatch relative to western posts in New York. Schuyler is instructed to send Lewis on the nearest and most convenient route to Quebec.
May 11, 1796 Detachment from West Point to Oswego and Niagara James McHenry Philip Schuyler McHenry orders for two hundred troops stationed at West Point, New York to be detached to Oswego and Niagara. McHenry asks Schuyler's opinion on the best route for them to take and approximations on time and expense.
February 10, 1799 Questions Relative to the Business at Harpers Ferery John Mackey [not available] Lists eleven questions the Secretary of War must answer relative to the business at Harpers Ferry, including what buildings should be erected, the number of mechanics needed, the location of the sites of the buildings, the route for transporting the iron, burning bricks, etc.
May 23, 1799 Arrangement of the Affairs of the Western Army Alexander Hamilton James Wilkinson Hamilton urges Wilkinson to travel to Philadelphia as quickly as possible so he can participate in planning for the arrangement of the affairs of the Western Army. He might consider traveling by way of New Orleans as an alternate route,.
April 11, 1796 Route from Albany to Fort Erie Henry Glen Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Describes the 995-mile route from Albany to Fort Erie.
July 22, 1794 Requests that Mr. Rancey be Sent to the Cecil Iron Works Tench Coxe Henry Knox Mr. Hughes requests that Mr. Rancey be sent to the Cecil Iron Works in Cecil County, Maryland, near to the stage route.
April 12, 1799 Expresses Concern about Delivery of Supplies Samuel Hodgdon John Jacob Rivardi Has sent the articles requested in the enclosed invoice. Dealing with complaints of detention, damage, and embezzlement along the route. Requests acknowledgment of receipt. Reports loss of trunk belonging to Mr. Shieffelin while en route. The trunk contained 5 skins for Hodgdon from Dr. Charles Brown. They hope to recover the trunk and seek information. Both Hodgdon and Brown have not heard...
March 16, 1799 Marching Orders to New Town Alexander Hamilton Adam Hoops Hamilton describes the route by which Hoops is to march his troops to New Town where he will be joined by Lieutenant Boote and a party of infantry and where he will recieve further orders from either the Secretary of War of General McPherson.
July 7, 1798 Ordnance & Military Supplies to Portland, Province of Maine Samuel Hodgdon Captain John Briant Hodgdon lists ordnance and military supplies to be sent to Portland and discusses the best route by which they should be transported.
February 19, 1789 Shipment of American Cloth to the Washingtons Henry Knox George Washington Knox informs Washington that the requested cloth was shipped by stage today. Knox identifies the cloth as 13.5 yards of 3/4 wide bottle green cloth of the Hartford manufacture. Knox also notes the price of the cloth is reasonable and the route of shipment will proceed via Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Alexandria.
March 16, 1797 Outlines Orders, Troop Routes James Wilkinson John Wilkins, Jr. Requests purchase of horses in Kentucky. Horses should be ready to assemble at Fort Washington on short notice. Outlines route for supplies sent to the Lakes. Orders route for troops to Tennessee. Suggests break in chain of posts, including the removal of stores from Greenville. Requests company.
August 2, 1792 Procurement of equipment and route of travel Henry Knox William Preston Because of the remoteness of Captain Preston's situation, SecretaryKnox forwards money for personal equipment, and one month's pay for the men. Equipment will be transported to Pittsburgh by Major General Wayne to Point Pleasant, mouth of Great Henhawa. Captain Gibson's company will provide escort from Green Briar Court House to Point Pleasant. Discusses difficulty of transport of arms and...
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
August 2, 1792 Marching orders to Point Pleasant Henry Knox William Preston Secretary Knox orders Captain Preston to commence the march for Point Pleasant, at the mouth of Great Henhawa River. Route will begin at Green Briar Court House under escort of Captain Gibson's company. Draw rations at present rendezvous and en route. Keep journal, noticing weather and distances of each day's march. At Point Pleasant, will receive further orders from Major General Wayne....
August 22, 1799 Much more system and punctuality than have heretofore obtained... Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton stresses the importance of efficiency and punctuality in supplying and paying the army. If possible, surplus supplies should be kept on hand, especially at the more remote posts, should the need for them arise. He discusses the best route of conveyance to the troops of the lower parts of the Mississippi.