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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
October 3, 1799 Discrepancy of 132 Shirts in the Invoice Staats Morris Samuel Hodgdon Morris complains that since he has no place to store clothing, he has not been able to compare it to the invoice until the present time. He finds a difference of 132 shirts--100 private's shirts and 32 sergeant's shirts--more than the invoice shows.
July 6, 1796 Assessment of Sample Cotton Shirts James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is asked to examine a sample of cotton shirts and, if they are not suitable, describe how they are defective. Do these sample shirts provide durability equal to the linen shirts usually furnished the soldiery.
August 29, 1798 Order for Tents and Shirts James McHenry Hunt Lamberton McHenry requests that tents and shirts be delivered to Major P. Gordon for which he will provide a receipt. The shirts must be washed before they can be returned to the store.
May 9, 1800 Discussion of Funds Needed to Fill Request for Army Shirts Jonathan Williams James McHenry Acknowledges receipt of order to have 12,000 army shirts made available as quickly as possible. Discusses the varying prices of different types of linen, and where they might be procured; asks for an allowance of $15,000 to fill this order.
October 16, 1799 Men are destitute of shirts, overalls, and shoes... Nehemiah Freeman Alexander Hamilton "...In August last I made out a return of clothing that would be due to my company on the first of the present month. The men...all are destitute of shirts, overalls, and shoes...We claim arrearages of pay from the 30th of June."
April 13, 1797 Clothing for Soldiers at West Point James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver shirts, shoes, etc to West Point.
April 23, 1800 Account of Shirts to Thomas Billington William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Account of 1000 private's shirts delivered of Thomas Billington and delivered to John Harris.
November 24, 1796 Men in Want of Clothing, Especially Shirts Frederick Frye Samuel Hodgdon Frye has received the hogshead with the invoice of the contents contained therein. However, he expected to receive other articles of clothing besides those in the invoice. The men are very much in want, especially of shirts.
August 8, 1788 Forwarding of Shirts & Shoes for Springfield Soldiers; Request for Prompt Receipts William Knox Peter Colt Forwards shoes and shirts for the soldiers at Springfield, as per the Secretary of War's instructions before he left Philadelphia. Asks that receipts be sent both to Henry Knox and the War Office as soon as the articles are received.
October 3, 1799 Receipt of John Bishop for shirts and shoes John Bishop [not available] Captain John Bishop, 2nd Regiment Artillerists and Engineers, received of Lemuel Bent paymaster to the 8th Infantry Regiment, shirts and shoes for his company. Attached note indicates received from General Hamilton.
December 20, 1792 Pledge to issue linen shirts to George Carpenter John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon John Stagg pledges to issue two linen shirts to soldier George Carpenter, who belongs to Captain John Armstrong's Company.
April 19, 1800 A Deficiency of Shoes, Shirts, and Overalls Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Stevens notes the deficiency in the quantity of shoes, shirts, and overalls in the clothing he forwarded to Niagara. He claims that the packages were never opened while in his possession. The mistake must have been made at the time they were packed or the articles were stolen after they were opened to dry after they were dropped in the lake.
April 21, 1800 Request for Issue of Clothing to Savannah Troops James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of clothing to troops at Savannah, GA.
October 6, 1800 Request for Indian Annuities items [not available] Samuel Dexter Requests payment for shirts, axes, and hoes requested for Indian Annuities.
July 6, 1795 Inspection of Shirts Timothy Pickering Return Jonathan Meigs Pickering requests Meigs evaluate the goods bought by Colonel James O'Hara intended for the Indians, determining the value of the items based on their quality and the extent of any damage to them.
December 4, 1791 Mistake in Forwarding Clothing, Etc. John Armstrong Samuel Hodgdon Armstrong is sorry that a mistake was made in forwarding the clothing brought by the pack horses. He will ask the General to let him have shirts and shoes from the stores at Fort Hamilton to be replaced by his shirts and shoes from Fort Washington. Included in the return of the pack horses are one anvil, two vices, twenty axes, and two casks of nails.
October 6, 1799 Lack of Pay, Shoes, Coats, Etc. Thomas Parker Alexander Hamilton Parker laments the fact that his recruits have not been paid which renders them open to the insinuations of the enemies of the government. Many of them also do not have basic necessities like shoes, shirts, and tents.
May 7, 1792 Clothing for Elliott's Men John Stagg William Knox Knox is directed to issue to Lt. Elliott , of the Artillery, two sergeants, and ten privates complete suits of clothing. He also needs a drum and fifte.
August 18, 1799 Invoice of articles of clothing Samuel Hodgdon William R. Boote Invoice of small bale forwarded to Brunswick, New Jersey, addressed to Ensign Boote. Invoice includes hats, vests, coats, woolen overalls, shirts, and blankets.
December 29, 1798 Receipt of clothing for the use of recruits Amos Stoddard George Washington Duncan Receipt for articles of clothing for recruits, including artillery hats, private coats, overalls, shoes, shirts, socks, and blankets.
September 12, 1797 Delivery of Clothing for Discharged Soldier Nathan Jones John Harris Orders to deliver overalls and shirts to discharged soldier Robert Kell.
September 29, 1798 Sergeants' Clothing in Place of Privates' Clothing Samuel Hodgdon Jonathan Jackson Hodgdon informs Jackson that, having no privates' vests, shirts, or woolen overalls in store, he has elected to forward sergeants' clothing instead. It costs more but there is little difference between the two types of clothing.
January 27, 1799 Concerning military supplies and clothing Amos Stoddard Samuel Hodgdon Acknowledges that he has received an invoice of arms and clothing, including seventeen knapsacks and canteens not inserted in the invoice. Notes that some of the clothing - particularly the shirts, overalls, and blankets - got wet and may be damaged.
October 28, 1799 Clothing to be packed up for Captain Cochran's Company Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs delivery of uniforms, blankets, knapsacks, etc. to Captain W.S. Cockran's Company of the Second Regiment of Artillerists & Engineers at Fort Mifflin.
December 11, 1791 Clothing, Etc. John Armstrong Samuel Hodgdon Armstrong fears that Hodgdon will be disappointed in not receiving the clothing mentioned in his recent letter. Armstrong has some of the clothing, shirts and shoes, but it is not marked so it is impossible to tell which is for the levies and which is for the artillery. Since he has no invoice he is not willing to part with them.