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August 10, 1792 Goods for General Sargent Daniel Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Daniel Sargent sends goods requested by his uncle, Winthrop Sargent (father of the general), on board the brig Swallow. Hodgdon is to forward the goods to General Sargent. Request of Sargent's uncle, Winthrop Sargent, answered. Goods shipped to care of Hodgdon.
August 16, 1800 Allegation Against Sargent, Etc. Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Sargent sent a letter to Colonel Pickering as Secretary of State before he knew he was out of office. Fortunately he marked it private before committing it to the postmaster in Philadelphia. The Justice in charge of the Grand Jury has denied the principal allegation against Sargent which was that he assumed to aggress the people. The Justices formally attested to same but the judgement is omitted...
January 29, 1798 Turner's Silence Respecting Sargent's Engagement, Etc. George Blake Samuel Hodgdon Blake has seen Captain Turner and perceives that his silence while at Philadelphia respecting Winthrop Sargent's engagement was inadverent. Though the note bore Turner's signature it was in truth issued on behalf of Colonel Sargent.
October 29, 1798 Matters of Clothing for Myself and My Servants, Etc. Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon In a typically inscrutable Sargent missive, the following are the legible portions: two fashionable [?]; Mrs. Sargent; young lady; whole length of tape or measure; her daughter, Miss Mary Williams; lace; transportation-land or water; twenty or thirty pounds;
August 6, 1800 Denial of Principal Allegation Against Me Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Sargent sent a letter to Colonel Pickering as Secretary of State before he knew he was out of office. Fortunately he marked it private before committing it to the postmaster in Philadelphia. The Justice in charge of the Grand Jury has denied the principal allegation against Sargent which was that he assumed to aggress the people. The Justices formally attested to same but the judgement is omitted...
July 18, 1791 Salary of Winthrop Sargent Joseph Howell Winthrop Sargent Sargent is paid $187.50 for his salary as Secretary to the territory northwest of the Ohio River for the second quarter of 1791, as part of his salary per annum of $750.
January 29, 1791 Advance of Salary for Winthrop Sargent Winthrop Sargent Alexander Hamilton Please pay to Joseph Howell, acting Paymaster General, five hundred dollars received of him in pursuance of directions from the Secretary of War, being an advance on account of Sargent's salary as Secretary to the Territory northwest of the Ohio River.
August 2, 1799 Gov. Sargent's Leave of Absence Samuel Hodgdon Edward D. Turner Refers to outstanding note. Governor Sargent has obtained a leave of absence to visit his eastern friends and is expected in Philadelphia on his way to Boston, where he will attend to the business. Reminds Col. Wilkins of the wine.
February 12, 1792 Wilkinson advises Knox on billet of Adjutant General James Wilkinson Henry Knox Letter, recommends Sargent to continue as Adjutant General.
February 15, 1799 Refers to Essays, Novels for Family Reading Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Reports that Mr. Owner set off for Pittsburgh and found McHenry's folks in the humor for reading. Sends volumes of the Gleaner by Mrs. Murray, sister of Governor Sargent.
January 25, 1798 Dispositon Amongst the Indians, Etc. Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Writing in his own code, Sargent comments on a disposition among the Indians.
May 10, 1792 Letter Citation Winthrop Sargent John Symmes Cited in Knox to Sargent, 07/23/1792.
April 12, 1794 Cousin Winthrop's Trunk Daniel Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Sargent consigns to Hodgdon's care a trunk belonging to his cousin Winthrop Sargent. It has been shipped on board the sloop Abby, under Capt. Samuel Eames, as per the enclosed bill of laden. Hodgdon is to take care of it until he hears further respecting its disposal.
May 1, 1791 Letter Citation Winthrop Sargent Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Sargent, 05/19/1791.
April 20, 1791 Letter Citation Winthrop Sargent Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Sargent, 05/19/1791.
May 2, 1791 Letter Citation Winthrop Sargent Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Sargent, 05/19/1791.
August 21, 1798 Requested Supplies Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Sargent requests additional supplies, including loaf sugar, port brandy, and coffee.
August 16, 1799 Payment of Draft to James Miller; Arrival of Governor Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Edward D. Turner Draft on James Miller will be paid immediately. Communicates arrival of Governor Sargent.
October 23, 1798 Suit Between Colonel Sargent and General St. Clair M. Cutler Samuel Hodgdon Colonel Sargent has asked Cutler to forward information with legal documents respecting a suit pending between him and General St. Clair of the Northwestern Territory. Even though Cutler is unable to provide information, he thought it important to Sargent that Hodgdon be informed of the situation.
June 6, 1794 General Things to Attend To Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon (Difficult handwriting] Hodgdon is requested to make to Col. Sargent a statement of his affairs when the opportunity presents.
April 5, 1798 Payment to Colonel Sargent Caleb Swan Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is a memorandum from Colonel Sargent in which he makes application for payment of the money owed him. Since it is not in Swan's power to obtain the money, Hodgdon is asked to obtain payment for Sargent if it is within his power.
May 21, 1798 I Have Indeed Been Suffering, Etc. Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Ignoring, as usual, the principle that the purpose of handwriting is to communicate, Sargent mentions accepting an appointment, and that he has indeed been sufffering. He refers to the Secretary's office and offers his respects to Mrs. Hodgdon.
June 10, 1794 Jacket for Colonel Sargent Thomas Butler Samuel Hodgdon An express arrived with a jacket for Col. Sargent who had already left. Since the express horse is lame it will not be able to overtake him on his way to Pittsburgh.
May 20, 1796 My Land Purchase Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is a letter from Captain Turner regarding Sargent's land purchase.
October 6, 1798 Upon the Death of Dr. Hodge, I Mourn for His Friends, Etc. Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon As usual, Sargent has much to say but his untelligible scrawl renders his letter meaningless except for the following: the death of Dr. Hodge; looking glasses.