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August 1, 1796 Recommendation for a Building in Which to Store Government Military Stores Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon recommends building a store for nitre alongside an existing store in Campington rather than continuing to store it in the magazine which belongs to Messrs. Wheelen & Miller.
June 9, 1798 Accounting Errors and Plans for Store Edward Price Secretary of War Notification of errors in previously submitted accounts, details of location for new store house.
March 19, 1799 Requests Immediate Move of Smith's Store, Return of Key Samuel Hodgdon William Nichols Requests information bout Smith's store, where Cassias stores were deposited, and asked for the return of the key. Smith considers the store on rent to the U.S. Considers rent until the sale of the ship. Requests move of business immediately.
January 14, 1799 Requests Workmen to Repair, Clean Muskets in Store Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Reports number of French muskets in store that need cleaning and repair. These muskets could then be used instead of contracting for new muskets. Seeks permission for workmen to clean and repair. Recommends building a store suitable to supply the requested seasoned muskets.
March 23, 1799 Report of Stationary in Store and for Purchase Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Reports return of stationary received from David Henley. The articles marked are in the store, and the others must be purchased, requiring an order.
June 24, 1800 Receiving Stores Not Purchased for the Navy Robert Gill Samuel Hodgdon Gill declares that he has been authorized only to receive stores intended for the Navy Department. However, when it has been represented to him that some articles suitable for the Navy Department have been sent to the Military Store he agreed to accept them. But he has no intention of accepting articles purchased expressly for the Military Store and not in use by the Navy.
March 26, 1794 Store Available for rent at Lamberton Abraham Hunt Samuel Hodgdon Hunt has applied to Moore Furman about the store he has available at Lamberton. He replied with the enclosed letter in which the size of the store [24' x 32'] is stated. The rent should be reasonable so Hunt wants to know if Hodgdon is interested.
March 1, 1799 Reports Loss of Key to Mr. Smith's Store; Injury and Ruin of Stores Samuel Hodgdon William Nichols The key to Mr. Smith's store has not been returned. This will cost the US. Requests return of key. Smith is not entitled to the rent already received. He has removed stores for his own accommodation. Many articles injured; some ruined.
March 31, 1794 Grain at Furman's Store Abraham Hunt Samuel Hodgdon At the present [Moore] Furman's store has grain in it but it should be ready for public use by Monday.
August 23, 1799 Outlines Precautions to Transport and Store Supplies Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hopes to maintain every store, but if they must remove something, suggests packing up clothing and perhaps stationary. Every complete set of clothing will be packed up tomorrow and will be on its way to its destination by Monday. Parts of suits should be put into casks for removal. If sent to New Castle, someone should be sent to assist the storekeeper for proper reception. Will require clerks,...
March 26, 1799 Requests Equestrian Supplies for the Public Store Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Has just taken account of equestrian equipment in the public store; in want of valices, mailpillions with straps, holsters, saddles, and nose bags. Requests delivery of extra for store.
April 15, 1799 Discusses Store and Order of Knapsacks and Canteens Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Reports store and order of knapsacks and canteens. Does not want to order more than is needed because they become damaged and useless if they lie in store too long. Believes that good quality canteens can be purchased for a fair price in Boston.
August 13, 1798 Old Copper in the Public Store Samuel Hodgdon Benjamin Stoddert Hodgdon alerts Stoddert of the amount of Old Copper that remains in the public store and presumes that it can be possessed in the usual way.
April 1, 1799 Requests Order for Cartouch Boxes Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Reports that the cartouch box he had made has been approved. Wonders if a contract should be drawn for the manufacture of 20,000 to supply the public store. He'll have 6 more boxes ready for patterns. Properly seasoned wood will be supplied by the public store.
October 8, 1800 Articles Wanted That Are Not in Store Samuel Dexter Samuel Hodgdon Dexter admonishes Hodgdon because military stores and ordnance are not in store that are needed in Detroit and Niagara. Therefore, they should either be purchased or fabricated. He wants a return of those articles mentioned in the requisitions that are not in the store and the best and speediest means of supplying the deficiency.
April 30, 1800 Powder and Nitre in Store Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Statement of quantity of powder and nitre in store, from the Intendant's Office to the Secretary at War
November 21, 1798 Cellar Under the Store in South Alley Samuel Hodgdon William Sheaff Hodgdon wants to know whether the cellar under the store in South Alley should be held for the public and, if so, under what terms.
May 30, 1799 Requests Sweet Oil of the Purveyor for the Public Store for Muskets Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Requests sweet oil for the public store for muskets. Request the Purveyor to deliver ten gallons immediately.
July 14, 1798 Marine Articles Purchased for the Navy Samuel Hodgdon John Harris The Secretary of Navy has ordered his storekeeper to take charge of all articles purchased for the use of the Navy so Harris is ordered to send such articles to the Navy store.
June 16, 1797 Estimate for Building a Public Store House [not available] [not available] Estimate for the cost of building a frame store house, sixty by thirty feet.
February 5, 1784 Agreement for the rent of Lisle's Store Henry Lisle Joseph Parker An agreement between Henry Lisle and Samuel Hodgdon for the rent of Lisle's store for the use of the Public.
January 7, 1793 Requests Use of Horse from Public Store for Dr. Strang John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Secretary of War requests delivery of horse from public store with saddle and bridle to Dr. Strang, who will be in town on public business.
May 1, 1799 Return on Clothing in Philadelphia Public Store Timothy Banger Alexander Hamilton Under Hodgdon's order, encloses return on clothing in Philadelphia public store.
March 14, 1800 Recommendation for clerk and store keeper at Harper's Ferry James McHenry Joseph Nourse Writes that a better person could not fill the job of clerk and store keeper at Harper's Ferry than George North, who is well-respected in Berkeley County.
July 22, 1799 Seeks Information about State of Store at Fort Mifflin Samuel Hodgdon Francis Gibson Requests note of every species of store at Fort Mifflin in first return in order to present an accurate list to the Post and to know what was on hand when Gibson was put in charge of the store. Instructions for dismounted guns, with notes of caliber and carriage. Requests information about the true state of the post and its supplies as part of Hodgdon's duty.