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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 5, 1800 Shabby Articles of Clothing Nathan Rice Alexander Hamilton Lt. Col. Nathan Rice asks if it would not be for the good of the service to issue some new clothing before the expiration of the year, so as to avoid the shabby appearance of soldiers wearing worn out clothes.
November 14, 1800 Four Naked Convicts, Etc. Frederick Frye Samuel Hodgdon Frye encloses a return of clothing for his men who are destitute for want of same.Most of them have been entitled to clothes for some months so they must be sent as soon as possible. He also needs drumheads. There are four convincts who are almost naked. How can clothes be obtained for them?
September 3, 1799 Clothes for Captains Elliott and Irwin William Bass Samuel Hodgdon The clothes for Captain Elliott's Company at Reading is on hand in the store but the order for Captain Irwin's Company is at Lamberton with Mr. Harris.
January 20, 1792 Box Marked No. 8 John Stagg William Knox In the box marked no. 8 are woolen overalls and pattern suits of soldiers clothing.
November 26, 1794 Clothing Order Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Transport of military clothes to Pittsburgh as defined in enclosed order.
December 1796 Deposition of John Shannon John Shannon [not available] Testament of illegal impersonation of soldiers by John Hindman and John Connor.
July 17, 1794 Clothes for John Philips John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is asked to provide clothes for John Philips of [Joseph] Shaylor's Company who had been taken prisoner by the western Indians at the time Lt. Lowery and Ensign Boyd were killed.
October 22, 1799 The Best Route to South Carolina, Etc. James Miller Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is a letter from Mr. Crafts with instructions for disposing the clothes upon their arrival. Miller asserts that the best route for sending the clothes to South Carolina is probably through New York since there was great difficulty in finding a route from Philadelphia. He has no information regarding the articles for Captain Hayes.
November 20, 1796 Request for a Boat, Clothes, and Shoes from Contractor Saunders John James McHenry Garrison from West Point to arrive at Fort Norfolk, request for procurement of boat, clothes, and shoes. Saunders noted his pay was omitted from the letter to Mr. Triplett, therefore requested his pay from McHenry.
November 1, 1797 Suits of Marine Clothes for the Frigate "United States" Nathan Jones John Harris Harris is directed to deliver twelve suits of Marine clothes to Captain William McRea for use on board the frigate "United States."
August 8, 1799 The Company are in a ragged state... Theodore Meminger Alexander Hamilton "...I beg leave to remark that the Company are in a ragged state, many of them being destitute of overalls, of linen, and those of clothes past repair. Blankets and woolen overalls I have not included in the return as it will be some time before they are wanted and would be an incumberance."
November 27, 1794 Suspend Clothing Order Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Suspends transport of military clothes until Knox meets with Colonel Hamilton who just arrived.
February 27, 1792 Clothes for Asheton's Recruits John Stagg William Knox Knox is asked to issue clothes for Capt. Asheton's recruits for which a receipt will be required.
October 10, 1794 Urgent Need for Clothes Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Immediate delivery of clothing, use of coaches mentioned.
August 28, 1798 Lack of Tradesmen General William Irvine Samuel Hodgdon Letter, discusses constructing public buildings; mentions that tradesmen in the area are under-employed and that they would complete the work speedily and cheaply. Mentions that his son's recruits need money and clothes;
November 2, 1786 Currency issues John Pierce Board of Treasury Letter to the Board of Treasury regarding various currency issues.
August 24, 1799 Parker's Complaints and Recommendations Thomas Parker Alexander Hamilton Parker complains about the want of clothes for the soldiers, the lack of subsistence money for officers, rusted arms, and unwieldy cartridge boxes. He believes that the appointment of cadets would enhance the recruiting service.
November 9, 1793 Land as Compensation, Etc. Tench Coxe Samuel Hodgdon [Mostly illegible] Out of the first 1000 acres, 550 acres should be given to a schoolmaster and 50 acres to missionaries [?] of the gospel.
March 27, 1800 Procuring Clothing for John Strong Philip Church Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is a paper signed by Captain Nicholls certifying one suit of clothes due to John Gold and a Power of Attorney from Gold to John Strong. Church wants to know how to procure clothing for Strong who is an orderly to Major General Hamilton.
April 21, 1792 Principles for Calling Up the Militia, Etc. Henry Knox George Washington Knox submits a draft to Washington of a letter to Governor William Blount in which principles are discussed regarding calling up the militia to protect the frontier and expressing the approval of the President for organizing a conference with the Chickasaws and Choctaws in early June.
October 22, 1794 Clothing Delivery Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Transport of military clothes to delivery point along route to Pittsburgh; mentions recruiting service. Deliver to Col Mentges.
November 19, 1787 John Pierce discusses army accounts with Joseph Howell John Pierce Joseph Howell John Pierce informs Joseph Howell that a trunk full of Andrew Dunscomb's papers will arrive on the sloop Adventure. Captain has the key.
September 3, 1796 Accounting issues and prevention of speculation on soldiers' pay William Simmons Caleb Swan Acknowledges accounts, receipts, and muster and pay rolls received from Swan. Cautions Swan against any "improper persons" viewing lists of sums due to soldiers to prevent them from speculating on the sums due to the soldiers.
March 16, 1795 Certificate of Jonathan Haskell of the 4th Sub Legion regarding pay to deceased soldiers Jonathan Haskell [not available] List of pay advanced to dead soldiers. Haskell notes that the men under his command who died were sick and there was no paymaster at the post; each of them had six months pay due from United States.
June 7, 1785 Resolve of Congress to Provide for Disabled Soldiers Congress of the United States [not available] The document is a resolution of Congress recommending to the states to make provisions for soldiers and seamen who were disabled in the line of duty. A list of said personnel shall be furnished by each state, along with information regarding their particular units and pay levels. If the required procedures are followed, there will be quarterly returns made out to these men.