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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 10, 1794 Inferior Quality of Hats & Shoes Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne discusses the inferior quality of the hats and shoes of the soldiery. A large proportion of the hats are not much better than stiffened blankets and the shoes are not equal to the common shoes issued during the previous year.
July 5, 1799 Regarding Replacement of Poor Quality Shoes James McHenry Jeremiah Wadsworth Discusses the poor quality of recently procured shoes and the procurement of a new order of shoes based a different pattern.
October 13, 1794 Immediate Delivery of Shoes Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Shoes be prepared for immediate delivery to Fort Cumberland.
April 26, 1800 Additional Instructions for Shipping of and Contracting for Shoes James McHenry Jeremiah Wadsworth Directions for shipping new shoes. Clarification on instructions for an additional order of shoes.
December 12, 1800 Purchase of Liver Oil to Preserve Shoes in Public Stores Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, directs purchase of liver oil to preserve shoes in public stores.
February 27, 1798 Oath of Office of the Inspector of Shoes Samuel Hodgdon Nathan Jones Letter, encloses oath of office for the Inspector of Shoes.
January 9, 1801 Regarding accounts and contract for shoes Purveyor's Office Jonathan Newman Explains accounts with enclosed blank receipt and discusses delivery of contracted shoes.
September 30, 1799 Instructions for Storage of Received Shoes & Cartridge Boxes, and for Contracting Shoe Manufacturer James McHenry Jeremiah Wadsworth Directs that new cartouche boxes and shoes be stored. Authorizes Wadsworth to engage (contract) for the manufacture of additional pairs of shoes.
February 3, 1800 Request for Shipment of Shoes to New York James McHenry John Harris Directs transport of 800 pairs of "the largest shoes you have" to New York.
May 14, 1800 Instructions for Shipment of Shoes & Cartridge Boxes James McHenry Jeremiah Wadsworth Directions for the shipment of cartouche boxes and shoes.
June 19, 1795 Final Shipment of Shoes Nathaniel Beach Timothy Pickering Beach notifies Pickering, the Secretary of War, that he is ready to make his final delivery of shoes, and asks the Secretary to send an inspector the beginning of next week.
April 4, 1800 Request That Purchased Shoes be Shipped to Philadelphia James McHenry Jeremiah Wadsworth Directs that a recently-procured order of shoes manufactured on a new pattern be shipped to Philadelphia.
November 25, 1799 Delivery of Clothing James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver uniforms and shoes.
May 24, 1800 Order to Appoint Person to Inspect Shoes James McHenry Israel Whelen Shoes delivered from Mr. Jones Wade must be inspected for uniform quality.
November 17, 1797 Delivery of Clothing James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver uniforms, shoes and blankets.
February 26, 1798 Inspecting Shoes Presented by Case & Baldwin Samuel Hodgdon John Rupp Letter, discusses contract for shoes; advises re appointment to inspect shoes.
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."
December 5, 1792 Order for Rejected Shoes Mr James Young Samuel Hodgdon James Young inquires as the whereabouts of 87 pairs of rejected shoes contained in parcel to Mr Gordon
July 16, 1799 Letter from Hartford Jeremiah Wadsworth James McHenry Illegible document mentions shoes;
August 25, 1792 Shoes for the 2nd Regiment Samuel Hodgdon Commander, 2nd U.S. Regiment Hodgdon sends invoices of clothing forwarded to Pittsburgh for the 2nd U.S. Regiment. Also sends a case of shoes "containing a number equal to all deficiencies."
April 15, 1795 Requesting an Inspector for a Shipment of Shoes Nathaniel Beach Timothy Pickering Beach informs Pickering that a shipment of shoes is ready, and asks if Pickering would send an inspector.
June 28, 1791 Contract to make 2000 pairs of shoes Gordon Prentiss Henry Knox Contract to furnish 2000 pairs of shoes to War Department at seven shillings per pair to be delivered within 30 days.
December 3, 1799 Request for Issue of Artillerists' Hats & Shoes for New York Shipment James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of artillerists' hats and shoes for transport to New York.
March 5, 1800 Request for Issue of Shoes for 10th Regiment of Infantry James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of 17 pairs of shoes to an officer of the 10th Regiment of Infantry.
September 22, 1799 Cartouch Boxes and Shoes Jeremiah Wadsworth James McHenry Mentions that shipment of cartouch boxes to the 13th Regiment will proceed apace once they have been inspected. Describes work with shoe makers to make shoes in good leather, costs may exceed the original quoted price.