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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 15, 1792 Sketch of Block House Isaac Craig Henry Knox Enclosed sketch of newly completed block house and other buildings with full description of size, location, and plan for additional buildings.
February 28, 1800 Public Works at Loftus's Heights Thomas Freeman Alexander Hamilton As requested by Hamilton, Freeman encloses a rough draft of the plan for the public works at Loftus's Heights on the river Mississippi.
November 13, 1798 Sketch of a Letter Alexander Hamilton George Washington Hamilton presents his respects to General Washington and sends a sketch of a letter in conformity to what occurred that morning.
July 21, 1798 Sketch of Clothing for the Troops Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Enclosed is an estimate of the supplies wanted at Springfield as well as a sketch of the clothing needed by troops called to the field.
November 27, 1796 History of the Enclosed William Vans Murray James McHenry Murray discusses the history of his essay written in response to a sketch in the Aurora.
October 10, 1794 The Savages are mute and invincible... James Wilkinson Henry Knox Wilkinson asks for Knox's permission to travel to Philadelphia because General Wayne probably will not grant his permission. He defends his sketch of the territory despite Wayne's apathy toward it. He fears the Indians may still cause mischief, aided by the British.
August 31, 1794 State of the works ordered at West Point Colonel Vincent Unknown Recipient Report on the state of the construction of works and fortifications at West Point.
August 20, 1794 Sketch of the ground at the Rapids of the Miami of the Lake, showing the position of General Wayne's Army previous to and after the Action of 20 August 1794 [not available] [not available] Sketch of the ground at the Rapids of the Miami of the Lake, showing the position of General Wayne's Army previous to and after the Battle of Fallen Timbers, on 20 August 1794.
November 5, 1794 Fortifications at Alexandria John Vermonnet Henry Knox Engineer John Vermonnet informs Secretary Knox that the works at Alexandria will be closed by November 15, and will remain so until April 15. The absence of part of the militia, has been the cause of not having the works finished.
September 13, 1798 Musket Stocks to the Public Works at Springfield Samuel Hodgdon Melancton Smith Hodgdon discusses the urgency of getting the shipment of 3000 musket stocks to the Public Works at Springfield.
November 1, 1798 Public Works on the Potomac Samuel Hodgdon James Brindley Hodgdon expresses his impatience regarding Brindley's estimates and drawings for the public works on the Potomac which he has yet to receive.
October 24, 1794 Post Notes Received Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Post notes and packet of newspapers received. Plans to send a sketch of improvements made to Fort Fayette. Request for clothing due T. Butler's detachment. O'Hara requested Madeira wine.
July 7, 1798 Recommendation for Employment in Public Works Edward Lynch Samuel Hodgdon Recommends Jonathan Phillips for employment in public works.
June 26, 1798 Transporting Cannon from Antietam Works, Etc. Edward Day Samuel Hodgdon Along with a number of accounting and supply matter Day notes that after inquiring at Hagerstown, he believes that the most certain and least expensive way to transport cannon is from Antietam Works to Williams Port and from there to Georgetown and Alexandria.
July 5, 1794 Enclosed letter regarding iron works Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue encloses his letter to Mr. White regarding Mr. Zane's iron works. Also mentions a quantity of anchors for importation of near 70 tons.
October 15, 1800 Threat by the Master Armorer Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams alerts Hodgdon that the Master Armorer has threatened that those giving evidence in the court case against the Superintendent will lose their employment at the works.
February 17, 1792 Received Estimate for Work at Fort Pitt Henry Knox Isaac Craig Knox has received the estimate for the works at Fort Pitt. It looks to be more expensive than Knox was expecting, but he trusts that Craig will justify the cost.
November 4, 1791 Sketch by Colonel Sargent, Adjutant General, of St. Clair's plan of encampment and subsequent retreat on 4 November 1791 at Battle of Wabash River Winthrop Sargent [not available] Sketch was made by Colonel Winthrop Sargent, Adjutant General under General Arthur St. Clair. It shows the disposition of forces during the defeat of St Clair's Army by Miami and Shawnee Indians. Because both commanding generals Butler and St. Clair were sick on the day of the battle, Sargent was in charge of supervising the encampment. Sargent was later wounded during the battle. Sketch depicts...
April 4, 1798 Discussion of Spanish Evacuation of Natchez and Burning of Walnut Hills Works Constant Freeman James McHenry Constant Freeman reports that Capt. Guion at Natchez has encountered trouble in convincing the Spanish to surrender their works, mentions that he has convinced the Spanish governor to not report on the situation to the Spanish minister in Philadelphia until Guion has had a chance to fulfill the occupation of Natchez. Laments the Choctaws' destruction of the works at Walnut Hills evacuated (by...
March 5, 1799 Everything Important Regarding the Sherando Works James Brindley Samuel Hodgdon Brindley must go to Wilmington soon so he wants Hodgdon to commit to writing everything he wishes to communicate respecting the Sherando Works and forward them with a small bank note to meet his expenses.
November 17, 1798 Report on progress at the works at Portland Maine and query on how to exhibit accounts for settlement Lemuel Weeks William Simmons Weeks has done everything possible to put the works of the port in Portland Maine in a state of defense until spring and asks from McHenry to send the forms so he can exhibit accounts for settlement.
June 25, 1795 Return for June and an Update on the Carriage Works John Bryant Samuel Hodgdon Bryant sent return for the month of June along with his vouchers and receipts to the War Office, and provides another report on the work being done by the carriage works. Discussed method and quality of painting.
May 5, 1800 Payment to John Devereux for expenditures on the works to be erected at Beacon Island, North Carolina James Taylor James McHenry Captain Taylor of 6th United States Regiment makes payment of $500 to John Devereux for expenditures on works to be erected at Beacon Island.
January 28, 1799 Works project at Harper's Ferry William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon States that he will soon enclose an abstract of articles purchased by the Secretary of War for the public works at Harper's Ferry. John Harris will be held accountable for the due application thereof.
April 22, 1790 Accounts of the Several States Joseph Howell Board of Commissioners Howell provides the Commissioners a sketch of the accounts of the several states in accordance with the Act of Congress of 7 May 1787.