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June 12, 1795 Stores and Indian Goods Isaac Craig Timothy Pickering Military stores removed from militia encampment to Fort Fayette except for essential items required by men currently being inoculated for small pox. Indian goods for Chickasaws delivered (and listed). Invoice enclosed.
August 23, 1793 Money Forwarded; Dispatches for General Wayne; Forwarding of Stores Isaac Craig Henry Knox Forwarded packet for commander in chief with security detachment on small boat. Will inform Quarter Master General regarding receipt of sum and all other transactions. Will ensure no delay in forwarding of stores. Captain Pratt took charge of stores. Details the various shipments of on wagon and boat.
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.
June 7, 1785 List of Shortages Preventing Small Arms Maintenance At West Point William Price Joseph Carleton William Price, Deputy Commissary of Military Stores, sends to Joseph Carleton, War Office, a list of shortages that will impede the performance of small arms maintenance at West Point.
January 31, 1785 Military Stores Unknown Author Samuel Hodgdon An unidentified military officer writes to Samuel Hodgdon seeking clarification on how to properly dispose of military stores near New London.
September 22, 1800 Request for Musket Barrels Purveyor's Office John Harris Requests delivery of 50 musket barrels to Robert McCormick.
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.
September 23, 1800 Delivery of Gun Barrels to Robert McCormick Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Requests delivery of 50 gun barrels to Robert McCormick in order to enable him to complete contract for small arms.
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.
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.
March 12, 1790 John Gibbon solicits an appointment from Knox J. Gibbon Henry Knox Letter, asks for appointment in public stores;
October 31, 1785 Monthly Return of Ordnance and Stores for West Point William Price Henry Knox William Price, Deputy Commissary of Military Stores, sends a return of ordnance and stores at West Point for the month of October, 1785 to Henry Knox, Secretary at War. Price informs Knox that he has completed the shifting and airing of the powder.
September 1, 1785 Price Gives Knox a Return of the Ordinance and Stores at West Point William Price Henry Knox William Price, Deputy Commissary of Military Stores, encloses a monthly return for ordinance and stores to the Secretary at War, Henry Knox. Price states that the armorers require oil and borax for weapons maintenance.
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.
September 30, 1796 Misled by the Advice of a Gentleman George Pfeiffer Samuel Hodgdon Pfeiffer explains the fact that he overstepped the limits prescribed to officers as to the amount of baggage and stores allowed to go free. He was misled by the advice of a gentleman who has long been in the Army and ought to have known better. He advised Pfeiffer to lay in as large a quantity of stores as possible. He will be glad to pay the carriage himself for any small parcels that have yet...
June 25, 1798 Request for Cannon & Small Arms Arthur Fenner James McHenry Letter, asks for small arms and cannon.
September 30, 1785 Monthly Return of Ordinance and Military Stores for West Point William Price Henry Knox William Price, Deputy Commissary of Military Stores, sends to Henry Knox, Secretary at War, a monthly return of the ordnance and military stores at West Point.
October 6, 1789 Account of Goods for treating with the Southern Indians. John Meals [not available] Account of goods for treating with the Indians.
June 1, 1792 Return of Stores and Report on Activities Isaac Craig Henry Knox Forwards return of stores. Does not include boats. Mentions camp kettles. Dr. Hutcheson has set out for Fort Franklin with David Mead. Report of Major McCullen defeat at Beaver Creek proved false. Cannons not yet at hand.
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.
June 5, 1795 Outfitting Troops Isaac Craig Timothy Pickering Notification that all troops fit for duty descended the Ohio under the command of Richard Sparks, who was also charged with transporting all Indian goods. Clothing received was not sufficient to outfit all recruits and they left without proper equipment. Noted clothing on hand insufficient type to cloth troops. Troops are being inoculated against small pox, to prevent a spread of the disease.
July 11, 1794 Expenses Isaac Craig Henry Knox Enclosed invoice of goods that came to hand since last post. Noted mounting expenses of unpaid bills for hospital stores. Craig allocated money intended for Quartermaster's Department to pay hospital bills, requested guidance on subject.
October 4, 1797 Invoice of Public Stores Forwarded for Algiers Treaty Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Small list of items to outfit frigate due the Dei of Algiers per treaty with U.S. Includes bar shot and cannon balls.
April 22, 1799 Letter to the Superintendent of Military Stores John Steele Samuel Hodgdon States that 500 muskets and 63,500 flints have been delivered from Hamburg to Ebenezer Stevens, the New York Agent of the War Department. Also mentions New York merchants James and Ebenezer Watson, whose accounts were adjusted for freight charges upon the importation of cannon and small arms.
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.