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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
October 16, 1794 Articles Needed for a Journey James Mentges Samuel Hodgdon Since Mentges will be taking a number of papers with him, he asks for a good portmanteau, two blankets, a horseman's sword and belt, and some small blank books. These articles will be returned when he gets back from his journey.
October 29, 1784 Articles for Indian commissioners E. Butler Samuel Hodgdon Discusses the completion of the order of articles for the Indian commissioners and forwarding the items to Fort Pitt.
1791 Discussion of Debts and Imprisonment of Recruits Bezaleel Howe Henry Knox Questions the practicality of the law regarding small debts of men recruited for military service.
March 4, 1799 Clothing and shelter needed for Portland troops Amos Stoddard Samuel Hodgdon Writes that many of the soldiers at Portland are in want of more clothing, including those who have contracted for more clothing. Mentions that his men are crowded into a "very small building" and worries that "disorder will inevitably prevail among them very soon," therefore he requests the delivery of tents.
May 22, 1795 Small Pox Infections Thomas Butler Timothy Pickering Need to have men stationed at Fort Fayette inoculated for small pox due to the widespread infections in its camps. Cited the clothing to be shipped down the Ohio river as possibly carrying the small pox virus. Ordnance from Gen. Wayne received.
April 7, 1800 Compensation of William Small James McHenry William Simmons It appears that the settlement of the account of Mr. Mackey, late storekeeper at Harper's Ferry, is being delayed because of a question regarding a warrant issued in favor of William Small. McHenry concludes that the public will not suffer from crediting Mr. Small with the amount in question and Simmons should proceed accordingly.
October 19, 1792 $50,000 for the Quartermaster's Department James O'Hara Samuel Hodgdon O'Hara requests $50,000 for the Quartermaster's Department. Post notes in his name would be the safest way to transmit same by carriage. There is a need for money in small denominations. Gold regulated would be preferred, along with silver, but if it can't be sent, send a complete set of scales by which O'Hara can have it regulated. Letter paper used by the War Department is also needed.
November 16, 1788 William Knox writes to the Secretarty at War William Knox Henry Knox Letter, discusses clothing Pratt's troops; mentions West Point.
June 25, 1798 Request for Cannon & Small Arms Arthur Fenner James McHenry Letter, asks for small arms and cannon.
August 11, 1791 [No. 26] Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Orders to collect items mentioned in previous memo and send on boats. List of items needed.
July 21, 1800 Supplies to Equip a Barge at Fort Mifflin Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Captain Theodore Meminger has requested a supply of listed articles, not being in the public store, to equip the barge now being constructed for the use of the garrison at Fort Mifflin on Mud Island. Harris is asked to deliver the articles to Captain Meminger, taking his receipt for same.
May 21, 1799 Receipt for Small Arms Imported on the Ship "Connecticut" Edward Jones Samuel Hodgdon Jones asks Hodgdon to transmit to the office of the Secretary of the Treasury a receipt for the 127 cases of small arms imported in the ship "Connecticut" from London. This will allow the auditor to adjust the account of the freight of these same small arms.
October 31, 1798 Profitable Employment of Mr. Small, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon recommends that Mr. Small be employed to best advantage on the Potomac project under the supervision of Mr. Mackey. Collecting materials for the project will be part of his duties and such materials should be available in the vicinity.
October 1, 1799 Articles of Agreement for Rations James McHenry [not available] Articles of Agreement for Rations between Secretary of War and William and Robert Colfax and Alexander Richards. Rations to be issued in Massachusetts.
December 12, 1798 Sugar and Coffee Needed at Knoxville Edward Wright Samuel Hodgdon Sugar and coffee and other merchandise are costly to the purchaser in Knoxville. Therefore, Wright asks that a small quantity of these articles be sent with Colonel Henley's wagoner. He will pay for them, including freight, upon their arrival.
August 24, 1796 Directions Needed for Forwarding Articles Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon Mr. Francis has notified Jones that some silk sieves and other articles purchased by him for the garrison at West Point are still being stored and waiting for direction. Jones wants directions for these articles and for any other articles that are purchased so that they can be forwarded to sundry places.
April 4, 1800 Verdict on Accounts from Secretary of War William Simmons John Mackey Sec of War gave answer to Simmons on questions related to Mackey's accounts by which Simmons discharged Mackey from all responsibility from warrants issued to Perkins and Brindby. Warrant for $190.00 was decided in favor of William Small and Mackey was found responsible for his miscalculations in pay of Small.
February 14, 1798 Sale of Tools & Care of Military Stores, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Bernard Hudson Letter, directs sale of tools & care of military stores; discusses transportation of ordnance.
April 29, 1795 A Small Advance William Simmons Oliver Wolcott, Jr. In order to defray the contingent expenses of his office, Simmons requests a small advance of two hundred dollars from the Treasury out of the appropriations granted for the year 1795.
March 27, 1800 Report of Small Pox Infection Adam Hoops Alexander Hamilton Lt. Pope reports that that one of the men in Capt. Eddins' company now has symptoms of small pox so there is concern about infecting others of the 58 persons now residing at Fort Jay. Blamed "frequenting a house on white hill dock" for the infection.
November 26, 1799 Conspiracy to Get Rid of Me Joseph Perkin Samuel Hodgdon Perkins discusses a man who looked upon him with an evil eye and influenced another man named Small to bear false witness against him. He asserts that this was the man's way of getting rid of him and Perkins requests an investigation into the situation.
September 30, 1796 Small Parcels Not Yet Sent George Pfeiffer Samuel Hodgdon Pfeiffer aplogizes for surpassing the customary limits with respect to stores. But he still needs the small parcels that have not been sent and will gladly pay their carriage. He is anxious to have them conveyed by public wagon because he will soon be travelling further west and will find it difficult to receive goods sent by private conveyance.
December 6, 1797 Exchange of Small Blankets for Larger Ones James McHenry John Harris Lieutenant McRea complains that the blankets he received from the store for the Marines on board the "United States" are too small in size. Harris is asked to exchange them for others that are judged suitable.
July 21, 1800 Avoiding the Dey's Rage Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Captain Smith is afraid that the Dey will rage when he sees a frigate arrive loaded with goods to pay the debts owed the Jews while only a small brig has been dispatched to discharge his demands. A peace offering will be required to assuage his anger so the enclosed list includes articles that Consul O'Brien thinks will answer that purpose. Captain Smith thinks that a second vessel should be...
May 4, 1793 Too Small for This Rendezvous Cornelius Lyman Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon did not mention to Lyman the number of the order sent to Springfield. There were 160 pairs that are of good quality but rather too small a size for this rendezvous.