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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 8, 1798 Receipt for Transporting Goods Henry Irvine [not available] Receipt for shipment of goods from Philadelphia to Pittsburgh for new galleys.
July 20, 1798 Mistake in the Order of Sherry Wine Samuel Hodgdon John Wilkins, Jr. Hodgdon notes a mistake in the order of sherry wine in which 12 casks were ordered instead of just two. If additional wine is needed, Wilkins should so advise.
July 6, 1798 The Governor's Wine & the General's Candles Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig discusses the handling of the Governor's wine and the General's candles with Hodgdon.
March 3, 1791 Treaty with the New Emperor of Morocco Congress of the United States [not available] In response to the terms of a treaty with the new Emperor of Morocco, $20,000 is appopriated to be paid from the revenue earned by duties on domestic distilled spirits and on such spirits imported from abroad.
March 8, 1798 [Receipt for Supplies] Isaac Craig [not available] Stores, receipt for ship supplies sent to Pittsburgh including tar, oakum, half-hour glass, and flags.
May 25, 1798 A Cask of Wine that I Would Choose to Drink, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Hodgdon discusses a number of matters including garden seeds, howitzers, and sherry wine.
November 26, 1793 Major Cass' Baggage and Delivery of Sherry Wine Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig James Hamilton left Philadelphia for Pittsburg with Major Cass's baggage and quarter cask of sherry wine.
May 1794 Invoice of Hospital Stores John Stagg Unknown Recipient Itemized list of hospital stores forwarded to Pittsburgh.
November 16, 1798 Account of US Revenue, Commerce, & Expenditures, 1795-1798 Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Response to request from Secretary of War about state of U.S. revenue. Lists amounts, 1795-1798, commerce. Includes sales of domestic and foreign spirits, post office stamp sales and duties, bank stock; foreign debts, domestic debts, and various expenditures for auxiliaries. Establishment of duties on imported salt, stamps, refined sugar, and other items. Refers to loans based on congressional...
September 18, 1794 General return of military stores Clement Biddle Samuel Hodgdon A general return of military stores and apparatus for the artillery. Artillery destined to march next day. Requests attention to enclosed return and provision of supplies deemed necessary.
August 9, 1793 Letters, Stores Forwarded, Request for a Cask of Sherry Wine Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Received sundry letters. Barrel of sugar for Colonel Sergeant will go forward. Mentions providing gears for the trumbels. Is sending forward stores and clothing. Asks for a cask of sherry wine that he would wish a friend to drink a little of.
June 18, 1798 Purchase Two Quarter Casks of Sherry Wine John Wilkins, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon Wilkins asks Hodgdon to purchase two quarter-casks of sherry wine from Mr. Hager. Hager's is of particular kind purchased by Colonel Nevill and should be forwarded to Isaac Craig in Pittsburgh and charged to Wilkins.
August 20, 1798 Two Quarter Casks of Good Wine, Etc. Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Writing in his usual code, Sargent requests two quarter casks of good wine to be sent by way of Orleans and two more quarters of red or white should be added, he does not care which.
December 5, 1795 Regarding Legality of Colonel Reed Selling Liquor to Captain Bissell's troops William Rawle Timothy Pickering Rawle outlines what legal proceedings may be taken against Colonel Reed for selling liquor to Captain Bissell's troops at Presque Isle. The action does not seem to be covered by Section 13, Article 23, of the Articles of War. However, Reed is liable on a number of points: violating an act of the Pennsylvania assembly regarding the sale of rum and spirits; he violating an Act of Congress...
June 25, 1793 Distilled Spirits to be Issued to Troops Alexander Hamilton Henry Knox Hamilton has concluded to have purchases of distilled spirits made on the accounts of the government for the use of the army.
November 16, 1798 View of the Finances of the United States Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Responding to a request from the Secretary of War, this is a presentation of US revenues: duties, imports, and finances from 1795-1798. It discusses debt: interest and the proposed payment. It includes a list of expenditures: diplomatic expenses, military pensions, light house estimates, annuities and grants, treaties with the Barbary Pirates, Indian expenses, military and naval establishments....
November 16, 1798 A View of the Finances of the United States Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Responding to a request from the Secretary of War, this is a presentation of US revenues: duties, imports, and finances from 1795-1798. It discusses debt: interest and the proposed payment. It includes a list of expenditures: diplomatic expenses, military pensions, light house estimates, annuities and grants, treaties with the Barbary Pirates, Indian expenses, military and naval establishments....
December 18, 1793 Spirits for the Use of the Army Alexander Hamilton Tench Coxe Hamilton directs Coxe to purchase spirits for the use of the Army from the supplies lawfully distilled in Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Kentucky.
July 29, 1791 Safely Delivered Wine Samuel Hodgdon William Knox The bearer, John Thompson, has safely delivered the wine and he appears to be an industrious man. If when he arrives in Philadelphia Knox has anything more under order and ready for transportation, it should be given to Thompson, whether as a whole or as part of a load.
January 28, 1797 General Knox's Account for Wine Willings & Francis Samuel Hodgdon Knox directed Willings & Francis to submit his bill with them to Hodgdon, which they did in the summer. That bill has not been paid, so they send it again with additions.
November 14, 1799 Accounts of Messrs. Parrish and Murdoch William Simmons [not available] Simmons explains to Messrs Parrish and Murdock the adjustments made to their accounts.
November 16, 1798 A View of the Public Finances Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Lists the revenue of the United States for 1795-1798 that was the result of the duties on imports and tonnage. Not withstanding the depredations on US commerce, the branch of revenue may be estimated at seven million dollars. This does not include duties on domestic distilled spirits, stills, sales at auction, licenses for selling foreign spirits and wines by retail, refined sugar and carriages.
August 2, 1799 Gov. Sargent's Leave of Absence Samuel Hodgdon Edward D. Turner Refers to outstanding note. Governor Sargent has obtained a leave of absence to visit his eastern friends and is expected in Philadelphia on his way to Boston, where he will attend to the business. Reminds Col. Wilkins of the wine.
1793 Estimate of Hospital stores for the Army at Pittsburgh Quartermaster General's Department [not available] Estimate for Hospital Stores for the Army at Pittsburg & forty quarter Casks Powder.
November 2, 1799 Allotment of Rations, Forage, Spirits,and Women Alexander Hamilton James Read Hamilton describes the rules regarding the allotment of rations, forage, and spirits to officers and men but there are no established rules on the subject of forage or provision of artificers for the Infantry. Four women are allowed to a company.