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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
October 15, 1794 Stage Boatman's Receipts Manning, Wychoff & Co. Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed are the stage boatman's receipts for five chests of pistols received from Middletown, Connecticut.
March 1, 1788 Money for the Stage Owners John Pierce [not available] Pierce has received a sum from John Hopkins to be paid to the stage owners for transportating a box of [?] from Richmond to New York.
April 29, 1799 Send My Company's Arms by the Burlington Stage Boat Joseph McIlvaine Samuel Hodgdon McIlvaine of the Burlington Volunteers asks that the arms to be provided to his company be sent by Capt. Myers' stage boat as quickly as possible.
May 12, 1796 Travel Plans Thomas Lewis James McHenry Informs McHenry that he arrived at New York at eight o' clock this morning, but is going "onto the stage for Albany, as there is little appearance of a quick portage by water, I hold this the most prudent measure."
March 6, 1795 Papers Respecting Stage Transactions McLean & Van Emburgh Samuel Hodgdon With regard to the papers respecting stage transactions, the bill Hodgdon returned was McLean & Van Emburgh's return for making no further applications to the Secretary of War relative to these transactions.
May 22, 1797 Delays May Prove Fatal James Wilkinson William Simmons In his partially illegible scrawl, Wilkinson seems to be discussing the current situation on the western frontier.
May 4, 1793 Arrival of Baggage & Trunks William Scott Samuel Hodgdon Notes carelessness of boatman running aground which cause detention for 24 hours. Scott notes that the baggage had not arrived in New York that morning but he is taking the trunks with him on the stage for safety.
October 27, 1794 Receipt for cases of shoes forwarded by William Hill for Terrance Reilly received 27 Oct 1794 William Hill Samuel Hodgdon Receipt for the shipment of 762 pairs of men's shoes shipped to War Department by way of the Amboy Stage Boat.
May 11, 1797 Goods Now Forwarded to Their Destinations, Etc. Melancton Smith Samuel Hodgdon The partnership of James Manning & Co. has been dissolved and Smith now holds the contract for supplying the troops at West Point and Governors Island. All the goods are now forwarded to their destinations including those for Albany. He has found the muskets discussed by David Ames and has sent them by the Amboy stage boat. It appears that the muskets were sent from the stage house to the ferry...
March 3, 1788 Returns of Ordnance and Quartermaster Stores William Price Henry Knox Price forwards by stage the returns of ordnance and quartermaster stores for February.
November 3, 1788 Colonel Dunlap's memorandum Doctor Johnston Joseph Howell Doctor Johnson asks if Howell will answer Colonel Dunlap's memorandum by the first stage, direct to the care of Major J. Nicholas.
October 7, 1799 Travelling to Trenton Alexander Hamilton James Miller "General Wilkinson with one gentleman of his family, the Adjutant General, myself and secretary with [two or three] servants [to the party] will set out in the course of the day for Trenton. We shall stay the night at Elizabeth Town and arrive in Trenton in the morning. You will please to provide us suitable [quarters: we shall come in a stage.]"
October 16, 1800 Certification of payment; Captain George W. Kirkland, 12th Regiment of Infantry, for stage hire from Union Camp to New York William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $29.25 to Captain George W. Kirkland, 12th Regiment of Infantry, for stage hire from Union Camp to New York, including expenses while there.
June 2, 1786 Finley's final settlement with Army Joseph Finley Joseph Howell The author believes he was wrongfully deprived of Three Hundred dollars in his final settlement with the Army and has the receipt to prove it. Also enclosed is the amount owed Andrew Finley which, it is hoped will be transmitted by the next stage.
February 14, 1801 Certification of payment; Jasper Parish, interpreter to the Six Nations of Indians, for stage hire and expenses on the road, of himself and five Seneca Indians, from Canandaigua to Washington William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $1034 to Jasper Parish, interpreter to the Six Nations of Indians, for stage hire and expenses on the road, of himself and five Seneca Indians, from Canandaigua New York, to Washington.
January 5, 1799 Seeks Assurance for Shipment of Pattern Muskets to Baltimore Samuel Hodgdon Zebulon Hollingsworth Reports that Sevi Hollingsworth has prepared a box of pattern muskets for delivery to John Kilty in Baltimore. Inquires after the mode of conveyance; hopes that a stage wagon will work if the weather impedes. Wants to assure the safe arrival of the package and promises that payment for the shipping will be taken care of.
January 31, 1796 Plans for Travelling to Philadelphia James McHenry George Washington Mr. Chase is extremely pleased with his appointment and will set out by stage for Philadelphia soon. Despite a bad cold, McHenry plans to travel by horseback but his journey may be delayed as he severs his connections in two mercantile partnerships.
August 11, 1796 Compensation & Expenses of Francis DaCosta William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $248 is due Francis DaCosta, being his compensation for inspecting and directing the making of cannon and shot from June 13 to August 11, 1796 and for stage hire from Philadelphia to Cecil Furnace and back.
May 9, 1797 Asking Manning About the Muskets David Ames Samuel Hodgdon General Lincoln says that the muskets he charged to Mr. Minning or Manning, were seen at the stage house where the passengers went to warm themselves while waiting for the boat. Ames assumes that they are in the care of Minning so he has written him and asked him to find them and convey them to Hodgdon.
March 17, 1798 Certification of payments; account of Lieutenant George Ross William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $18.50 is due Lieutenant George Ross, being the amount of his expenses for stage hire and passage paid by him from Philadelphia to New York and West Point and back to Philadelphia.
July 22, 1794 Requests that Mr. Rancey be Sent to the Cecil Iron Works Tench Coxe Henry Knox Mr. Hughes requests that Mr. Rancey be sent to the Cecil Iron Works in Cecil County, Maryland, near to the stage route.
February 16, 1789 Information on Requested Cloth and Election Results Henry Knox George Washington Knox assures Washington that when the requested cloth arrives it will be shipped by stage without delay. Knox also relays election news indicating that Washington received every vote for President from Maryland and all other states in the south. Voting from New Jersey and Delaware, Knox notes, is not yet available.
June 28, 1798 Lt. Mullowney's Account James McHenry William Simmons McHenry explains five principles that should be applied in settling Lt. Mullowney's account including expenses for recruiting to and from New York, expenses incurred at places of rendezvous in which sailors were engaged for liquor, expenses incurred in the transportation of seamen, and Lt. Mullowney's own stage hire to and from New York.
August 4, 1796 My Great Astonishment! Michael G. Houdin Samuel Hodgdon Houdin expresses his astonishment that Hodgdon's letter was not forwarded to Mr. Dickenson. He had asked the stage driver if he knew Mr. Dickenson and the man replied that he knew him well. In the future Houdin pledges to handle such business himself even if means travelling twenty miles to do so.
November 24, 1795 Shipment to Colonel Hughes' Furnace Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon Mr. DaCosta has informed Pickering that the [?] have been wrought for the frigate 24-pound cannon at Cecil furnace. They should be packed in a box and sent on the stage to the Charleston office located between the Head of Elk and the Susquehannah and three miles from Colonel Hughes' furnace where they are needed.