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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
December 17, 1794 Purchase of canvas Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue requests Hamilton's opinion on whether he should direct the purchase of canvas.
January 28, 1797 Statement Requesting Canvas for the Frigate Building for the Dey of Algiers Josiah Fox Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Enclosed statement listing type and quantity of canvas.
January 10, 1797 Deliver the Above Mentioned Canvas James McHenry John Harris "Mr. Harris will please to deliver to Mr. Powers the canvas above mentioned."
June 28, 1798 Request for Issue of Replacement Canvas, Oil, Rope, Etc. for Galley John McHenry John Harris Directs issue of canvas, train oil, rope, etc. for use on a galley at Pittsburgh; these will replace articles intended for the same but sent elsewhere.
May 7, 1794 Return of Spare Clothing John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of War requests a duplicate of the return of all spare clothing of former contracts remaining in Hodgdon's possession.
June 24, 1794 Requests Estimates of Materials for Frigates Tench Coxe Henry Knox Refers to estimates for the materials needed for the frigate. Required to import copper, canvas, anchors, and bunting.
July 13, 1792 Regular Returns and Transport of Powder Henry Knox Isaac Craig Advised regular communication on returns and ordered all powder to be encased in barrel to protect canvas from injury.
January 28, 1797 Estimate on quantity of canvas required for sails for frigate building for the Dey of Algiers [not available] Oliver Wolcott, Jr. From naval constructor Josiah Fox at the War Office. Enclosed is statement of canvas for sails required for frigate for Dey of Algiers from Josiah Fox, naval constructor.
January 24, 1797 Regarding Frigate Construction (2) Josiah Fox Captain Thomas Thompson Letter, discusses construction of Frigate.
May 23, 1797 Request for canvas bolts and anchors for USS Constellation at Baltimore [not available] Henry Jackson Request that naval agent Henry Jackson send American made canvas bolts and small anchors to Samuel and Joseph Sterret, naval agents at Baltimore for the USS Constellation. Expresses desire that all sails for frigates be American made. Will order remainder of kentledge and copper for the pintles of braces, and fire engines for USS Constitution. Hemp will be delivered to replace that destroyed by...
January 1, 1795 Articles of Agreement between Alexander Hamilton and Samuel Breck Alexander Hamilton [not available] Agreement that the U.S. will purchase sail cloth from S. Breck on behalf of the Canvas or Sail cloth Manufactory at Boston and that the articles will be delivered to appointed person.
June 13, 1798 Replacing Articles Destined for Lake Erie, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon By order of the Commander in Chief articles destined for Lake Erie and the galley were shipped on the Ohio with the general. These articles should be replaced as soon as possible: canvas, train oil, white lead, 2 &1/2 inch cordage, and spun yarn.
September 6, 1794 Campaign against Creeks and Cherokees General Robertson Major Ore General Robertson informs Major Ore that he is to defend the district of Mero against a large party of Creeks and Cherokees of the Lower towns. Ordered to "destroy the Lower Cherokee towns... taking care to spare women and children, and to treat all prisoners, who may fall into your hands, with humanity, and thereby teach those savages to spare the citizens of the United States, under similar...
July 20, 1791 Urgent Orders to Ship Guns to West Point Henry Knox William Knox Orders to send guns and bayonets to McHill of New York from thence to West Point.
October 30, 1790 Estimate of Expenditures for Construction of Frigates of Various Tonnage John Foster Williams Henry Knox Knox solicits an expert to provide one of many estimates for the cost of constructing frigates of various tonnage for Navy. Foster notes that Knox may be a better judge of the cost of the guns and the warlike stores. Recommends that timber be cut in the fall of the year of construction.
1798 Stores Necessary for Equipping the Frigate for Algiers Unknown Author [not available] Statement of stores necessary for the equipment of the Frigate for Algiers.
May 23, 1798 Articles for the Ship "Ganges" James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver to Captain Dale a set of signal colors, a drum with spare heads, and a company book, all for use on board the ship "Ganges."
February 12, 1799 Proposes Tentmaker Contract Samuel Hodgdon Tench Francis Sends a common tent; suggests its use for the army. Suggests contract to Mr. Moyes. If Francis can purchase canvas at a better price, the tents will cost less.
June 19, 1791 One More Wagon Major Erkuries Beatty William Knox Beatty has written General Knox about an additional wagon to meet him in Trenton. He finds that it will be impossible for him to transport the quantity of spare clothing, arms, and tents that he is obliged to carry for his party of at least 100 levies without one more wagon.
April 25, 1794 Clothing for Deserters John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is directed to supply the six deserters confined in the gaol [jail] at Philadelphia with clothing for their march to headquarters under Ensign [Levi] McClean. Spare or old clothing in the store should be issued to these men.
August 28, 1798 Deliver LaCroyable's Medicine Chest, Etc. Robert Gill Samuel Hodgdon The bearer should be given an order to Mr. Bass to deliver LaCroyable's medicine chest. If there is shot to spare of the kind mentioned in Mr. Francis's note, that should be included in the order.
February 4, 1792 Care of Powder Henry Knox Isaac Craig Notification of powder delivery, advised extreme care of delivery. Advised putting powder in flannel or canvas bags.
June 21, 1798 Request for Issue of Weapons & Ammunition for Treasury Department James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of muskets, pistols, cutlasses, ammunition, and spare cartridge material for the Treasury Department.
December 27, 1791 Guard for Survey Crew Henry Knox William Alexander Alexander's request for guard to be assigned to survey crew can be honored if there are enough troops to spare the men.
January 10, 1797 A Set of Sails for the Frigate "United States" Tench Francis John Harris Francis has agreed that John Powers will make one set of sails for the frigate "United States." The Boston canvas in Harris's care is intended for that purpose. Therefore, the whole of it should be delivered to Powers while taking a receipt for same.