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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
November 15, 1799 Sister Safely Arrived, Ship Bound for Algiers Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Happily informs him of his sister Lucy's safe arrival from Philadelphia to New York. The business with the powder continues, prices are in flux. Writes that he has commenced loading the ship for Algiers.
May 27, 1798 A Change of Air, Etc. Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Much of the letter is illegible but Sargent advises that his heatlh is only tolerable and that his physician and friends have recommended a change of air. He asks Hodgdon to conceal his indisposition from his sister.
November 8, 1799 Travel from Philadelphia to New York Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Writes that sister Lucy is desirous of returning home from Philadelphia and asks Hodgdon to find someone who may be coming to New York to accompany her. Says that any expenses may be charged to his account.
November 2, 1798 Request for pay and advance Horatio R. Dayton William Simmons Dayton requests advance in pay. Asks how the court martial goes on and gives his compliments to Simmons' sister and daughter.
September 27, 1796 With the President Declining, Who is to Succeed Him? Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Apologizes for not having written but he has been busy with work. Asks for news regarding the succession of the President and hopes that it will not bring strife. Describes a storm on Lake Huron. Encloses a letter for his sister.
February 6, 1786 Pay for an Orphaned Sister of an Officer George Tudor Joseph Howell The author encloses a letter from Amos Taylor who is interceding on behalf of the orphaned sister of Lieutenant Weaver, an officer who was killed in service to his country. An allowance for travel was omitted from the amount provided by the government to the sister and it is requested that it be granted to her because she is in dire need of subsistence.
August 21, 1798 Request to Forward Letter Peter Hagner Samuel Hodgdon Requests enclosed letter relating to the removal of his sister from Yellow Springs be forwarded to Dr. Stafford; mentions that post boys no longer carry letters, which may be an allusion to the fever.
February 12, 1784 Dr. Crosly's Affairs Doctor E. Crosly John Pierce Discusses problems with a pair of shoes; mentions notes sent by Pierce and his intention to send Pierce a certificate. Requests Pierce to remember the settlement of his subsistence money. Mentions that Pierce's sister has the small pox.
March 24, 1788 Settlement of account James Morris Jones Joseph Howell From the letter book of Joseph Howell, Assistant Commissioner of Army Accounts in the Board of Treasury's Office of Army Accounts. Discusses the request of Jones's sister for settlement of their brother's accounts.
June 20, 1796 Legal Business and Politics Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Sargent has not received papers from the 4th of May, and hopes to have them soon. He prefers having laws, etc, on file as it makes them easier to refer to later. Discusses Farmer's letter and the President's Communication. Encloses a letter to his sister
September 7, 1799 Death Can Run Faster Than He Can, Etc. John Murray Samuel Hodgdon Murray expresses his concern for Banger who ran away from death not realizing that, when commissioned to take him, death can run faster than he can. The citizens of Philadelphia seem to be flying in every direction to escape the yellow fever and he is happy that Hodgdon believes that their fears are groundless. The governor's sister is miserable because she has heard nothing from him (possibly...
February 15, 1799 Novels and Essays Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Hodgdon read a collection of essays and plays titled "The Gleaner" by Mrs. Murray, sister of Gov. Sergeant. He believed it to be on agreeable subjects and worth the money paid for its purchase. Hodgdon sent Craig a novel entitled, "The Monk" which he believed to be deep and dreadful. Request to forward enclosed letter
April 5, 1799 My Brother is Afflicted with Rheumatism, Etc. Ann Young Samuel Hodgdon Shortly after arriving in Baltimore, Mrs. Young's brother took a front store in the spirit and grocery line though unfortunately, he has been afflicted by rheumatism. Her sister got married to a decent young man and is now in her own house. Baltimore being a friendly large town still falls short of Philadelphia and she misses her many acquaintances in that city.
February 2, 1796 Confirms Receipt of Muster and Pay Rolls William Simmons Michael Kalteisen Informs Capt. Kalteisen at Charleston that the office has received his muster and pay rolls. Also informs Kalteisen that he will receive 716 dollars from Charleston Supervisor Daniel Stevens. He must take an affidavit from the people who were present at the death of William Dorman that the deceased wanted his money to go to his sister before paying anything to her.
March 18, 1797 Shedding a Few Tears with Hamilton, Etc. William Vans Murray James McHenry A mostly illegible letter that might be discussing Murray's impending journey to the Netherlands where he will assume the post of ambassador.
August 20, 1799 Greetings from France Benjamin Hodgdon Samuel Hodgdon Benjamin Hodgdon declares that he is unhealthy and if an accident should befall him, a sum of money will be sent to brother Samuel. He is sending indigo as well as handkerchiefs for him and their sister.
January 25, 1790 Pay certificate received James Moore Joseph Howell Reports the receipt of a pay certificate.
May 14, 1798 Virginia is Both Patrotic and Praiseworthy, Etc. James McHenry J. Parker McHenry has received Parker's letter informing him of Parker's election as a represenative to Congress and rejoices not only on Parker's account but also from considerations of a public nature. McHenry has never dispaired of Virginia and the recent elections are evidence that she is found to be patriotic and praiseworthy and not inferior to her sister States.
December 22, 1799 Letter from Isle of France Benjamin Hodgdon Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon departs soon for Batavia. Has sent items from France, including handkerchiefs.
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.
April 2, 1799 Concerning accounts and balances Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Basic correspondence concerning bills of exchange drawn on the Secretary of State. Also mentions aiding a distressed family.
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.
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...
April 1, 1799 Personal and Business Matters Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Stevens' sister-in-law has appealed to him to purchase her house and mortgage, and he asks Hodgdon to stand as executor of the business. Other business matters discussed.
September 9, 1796 No Certain Intelligence from the Governor, Etc. Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon He has had no news from the Governor, only a rumor that he is very sick. Sargent is at Fort Miami, near Detroit. Updates Hodgdon on the prices of goods in the vicinity.