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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 20, 1784 Mill stones for General Lincoln's mill Benjamin Lincoln Samuel Hodgdon Discusses issues regarding the provision of mill stones for a mill that Lincoln is apparently constructing.
May 30, 1795 Payment for erecting saw mill on Oneida lands New York James Dean [not available] Dean received $300 for erecting a saw mill on Oneida Lands.
December 13, 1798 Rebuilding a saw mill Tobias Lear Samuel Hodgdon Writes that a saw mill on land belonging to the United States was rebuilt and may now be used for service.
September 21, 1784 Transport of Mill Stones Samuel Hodgdon Benjamin Lincoln Samuel Hodgdon sends to Benjamin Lincoln a letter informing him of the shipment of mill stones. Hodgdon has not sent forward flour, save the two barrels of superfine flour. He will be in Boston in ten days to explain matters more fully.
March 27, 1798 Request for Issue of Gun Carriage Materiel & Corn-Grinding Machine James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of gun carriage materials and a corn-grinding mill machine for various uses.
January 27, 1784 General Lincoln's Mill Samuel Hodgdon Benjamin Lincoln Cited in Lincoln to Hodgdon, 03/20/1784.The author is asking the recipient if the mill stones he requires must be of the dimensions requested (4 feet 8 or 9 inches) or can they be smaller (4 feet 2 or 3 inches) which would be more easily obtained and at a lower cost.
[not available] Request for Boring Mill and Bill of Scantling Tench Coxe [not available] Encloses extract of letter from Samuel Hughes. Requests boring mill and bill of scantling be delivered before the French arrive.
August 27, 1798 Payment to Phillip Wheynimer for hauling provisions John Steele Samuel Hodgdon Coxswain of barge John Steel requests that Hodgdon pay to bearer Phillip Wheynimer for hauling provisions to troops at Boring Mill at Schuylkill. Note below says troops hauling cannon to Boring Mill on Shuylkill River.
August 9, 1797 Captain Chapin discusses Indian affairs with Secretary at War Israel Chapin Jr James McHenry Letter, discusses grist mill & meeting house for Oneidas; informs re Spanish relations with Indians.
January 21, 1784 General Lincoln's Mill and Settling Accounts Samuel Hodgdon Benjamin Lincoln Sam Hodgdon writes to General Lincoln concerning financial matters relating to the establishment of a mill and the settling of outstanding credits due various persons. Mentioned Mr. Carleton's incompetence since Lincoln's departure.
November 24, 1800 Mr. Cranch's mill and tools Samuel Dexter Samuel Hodgdon This letter discusses the purchase of Mr. Cranch's mill and tools for public use. Also, mention is made of Jonathan Williams' efforts to educate Indians.
July 23, 1798 Captain Chapin discusses Indian affairs with Secretary at War Israel Chapin Jr James McHenry Letter, informs re mill & church for Oneidas; asks for money to finish buildings; asks for salary.
October 13, 1800 Reasonable Price for a Horse-Mill, Etc. Joseph Cranch Samuel Hodgdon Since Cranch is about to depart, he wants to know if the public will give him a reasonable price for a horse-mill he built for grinding and polishing bayonets and gun furniture as well as window glass in the shop, two pairs of smith's bellows, two anvils, twelve vices, and a number of small tools.
March 12, 1799 Public Purchase of Land for Powder Mill and Stores Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Relates conversation with the Secretary of War about Wheelen's debt for the land tract on which the powder mill and stores stand. The Secretary agrees to the transaction so the public can purchase the land from Wheelen and hopes to complete the transaction without further public attention.
October 31, 1794 Report from the Camp Near Cherry's Mill Alexander Hamilton George Washington Hamilton reports on the progress of the expedition to confront the insurgency in western Pennsylvania. Delegates from the four western counties have been appointed to confer with President Washington.
July 19, 1784 Quality of Iron Sent to Lincoln Samuel Hodgdon Benjamin Lincoln The mill equipment that Hodgdon shipped to Lincoln did not meet with expectations. Apologized for poor judgment used on the purchase of the iron apparatus. Asks for it return to him. The miller to arrive shortly, his pay will commence with his travel to Boston.
February 26, 1784 A draught, mill stones, and an account. Samuel Hodgdon Benjamin Lincoln Discusses payment of a draught. Information on manufacture or importation of mill stones. Discusses an officer's account.
May 27, 1784 Delay in Transport of Miller and Iron Samuel Hodgdon Benjamin Lincoln Whitehead to be employed as miller under Lincoln. Cited dispute with man selling iron, therefore it was not on board the brig contrary to previous letter and Mr. Whitehead could not sail with the vessel either. Doesn't not believe miller and iron will arrive as early as July.
December 30, 1784 Transportation of Rolling Screen Timothy Pickering Benjamin Lincoln Timothy Pickering sends to Benjamin Lincoln a letter that indicates difficulties in shipping items due to ice on the river. This problem will bring operations at Lincoln's mill to a standstill as Lincoln requires the rolling screen that is being shipped by boat.
February 15, 1800 Division of Water Depended Upon for Our Mills Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams discusses the problems caused by private mills diverting water from public mills during dry seasons. He hopes the problem can be resolved with the proprietors of these mills without litigation.
May 21, 1784 Transportation of Miller and Supplies, Mill Stones Made in U.S. Samuel Hodgdon Benjamin Lincoln Notification that Hodgdon sent a man to perform milling operations previously employed by Messrs. Lewis & Jones, he travels under Capt. Lane on the brig bound for Boston. Mill stores with "whole iron apparatus" are being transported with the miller. Contrary to previous letters, milling stones were made and procured in the U.S. instead of England. Mentioned bill for Mr. Ferguson protested and...
August 2, 1800 Certification of payment; Henry Foxall and Company, for foundry moulds, flasks for casting cannon, and a boring mill prepared near Philadelphia, at request of Secretary of Treasury William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $4651.75 to Henry Foxall and Company, for foundry moulds, flasks for casting cannon, and a boring mill prepared near Philadelphia, at request of Secretary of Treasury.
June 19, 1800 Estimate of Expenditures for the Factory, Arsenal, and Canal at Harpers Ferry, June 1800 Samuel Annin Samuel Dexter Annin encloses estimate of expenditures on account of armorers employed, material wanted for factory, arsenal and canal at Harper's Ferry.
March 17, 1794 Suitable Buildings for military stores A. Hunt Samuel Hodgdon Responding to Hodgdon's inquiry, Hunts notes that there are no unoccupied buildings suitable for military stores in Trenton except for one owned by Robert Walnalittle and a bake house owned by Hunt.
June 18, 1784 Miller to Arrive in Boston and Cost of Iron Apparatus Samuel Hodgdon Benjamin Lincoln Notification that Capt. Starbuck has the iron apparatus destined for Lincoln's mill on board his vessel. Assured Lincoln the apparatus is well made and were cheaper than if workmen had constructed it. Mr. Whitehead the miller will travel to Boston shortly.