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December 1796 Articles Necessary to Complete Frigate for Mediterranean Service [not available] Unknown Recipient The following articles by the report of Captain Cathcart will be necessary to complete and equip the frigate building for the Mediterranean Service.
November 6, 1800 Letter Citation Jacob Bower Samuel Dexter Cited in Dexter to Bower 11/20/1800.
November 18, 1800 Letter from the Secretary of War Samuel Dexter Jacob Bower Dexter discusses matters pertaining to Captain Hartman with Jacob Bower.
November 21, 1785 Journal of Commissioners at Treaty of Hopewell, South Carolina [not available] [not available] Entry reports that Headmen and warriors of Cherokees assembled. Ordered that interpreters inform Indians that commissioners will meet the following day at 10 o'clock, under the bower erected for that purpose.
June 23, 1798 Condition of Anchors Unfit for Frigates, Extra Supplies With Pennock Captain Thomas Truxtun James McHenry Truxtun had purchased a small quantity of slops just before a shipment of them arrived from Philadelphia. The extra have been placed under the care of Mr. Pennock where they can supply other ships. Truxtun has also left extra lanterns with Pennock. The ventilators have not arrived. The ship Constellation has too deep a draught to go into southern ports without removing guns. The ship lost one of...
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.
September 23, 1798 Inquiry on the Date of Arrival of Gunsmithing Tools Joseph Perkin Samuel Hodgdon Perkins informs Hodgdon that he and Mr. Small arrived in Harper’s Ferry on Friday. Mr. Mackey met them and provided them with the letter from Hodgdon. Perkins replies that the gunsmithing tools from New London have not arrived yet, unfortunate because their shop is almost ready to begin business. Perkins suggests that he will come to Philadelphia soon to pick up other vital tools as well. ...
June 25, 1798 Request for Cannon & Small Arms Arthur Fenner James McHenry Letter, asks for small arms and cannon.
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.
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.
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.
April 30, 1794 Account of Jacob Boyer Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of pay and service for Jacob Boyer, late private in the 3rd Pennsylvania Regiment
November 23, 1796 Enclosed Receipts for Pliny Brewer on behalf of John Bryant Jonathan Jackson William Simmons Enclosed receipt of P. Brewer on behalf of J. Bryant that were signed by P. Hagner.
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.
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.
July 6, 1792 Solution for Small Pox in Recruiting Camp Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne sent some troops to Block house to protect borders of Washington and Ohio Counties. Wayne awaits orders from Knox regarding vaccination for small pox. Hostile Indians supported by British are assembled, Wayne can not ascertain if they desire peace or war.
November 15, 1799 Permission to Teach the Back and Small Sword William S. Smith Alexander Hamilton Smith informs Hamilton that two French gentlemen requested permission to teach the back and small sword to the officers of the Brigade but were refused because of the delicacy of existing questions between the U.S. and France.
July 17, 1800 My Business Interrupted by My Mind, Etc. Christian Gallagher Samuel Hodgdon Though he is anxious to complete the employment Hodgdon has honored him with, Gallagher complains that he is repeatedly called on for small sums that he cannot pay. He finds his business interrupted by his mind and to much harassed to attend to his profession.
July 29, 1800 Accounting & Payment for Tent Contractor Moyes and Tatem [not available] [not available] Lists tents received from Moyes & Tatem, priced by line item. John Harris confirms receipt of the same, Samuel Hodgdon directs that Moyes & Tatem be paid, and the pair acknowledges receipt of their payment.
May 30, 1795 Small Pox and Indian Treaty Negotiations Timothy Pickering Anthony Wayne "A train of unfortunate circumstances" delayed delivery of letter from Col. Butler which contained a notification that troops were delayed in descending the Ohio river. Pickering believed that Butler had the troops held over in Pittsburgh to wait for uniforms and the outbreak of small pox forced him to detain the troops for inoculation. Advised keeping Indians away from infected areas. ...