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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 13, 1791 List of Articles to be Forwarded Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Itemized list of articles to be forwarded to the boats under Major Gaither's command. Special attention is to be paid to the horse boats.
May 27, 1796 Enclosed Returns and Advice on Storage Isaac Craig James McHenry Enclosed return of stores at the Quartermaster's and Ordnance Department. Other financial documents enclosed. Advised sale of Kentucky boats and construction of store house at Le Boeuf.
May 31, 1791 Information on Kentucky Boats Isaac Craig [not available] A list of 64 Kentucky boats including the suppliers, dimensions, and purpose of the boats.
July 16, 1791 Instructions Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Itemized list of how Hodgdon wants goods and troops distributed on the boats and directions for outfitting the boats.
May 27, 1791 Request for Boats Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Reiterates request for boats to transport men and supplies down Ohio River.
March 7, 1796 Letter from the War Office requesting to the dimensions of boats for the frigates [not available] Captain Thomas Truxtun Request for the dimensions and number of the boats for the frigates; and a request for opinion of what number of boats is necessary for the frigates; their length, depth, and breadth.
May 11, 1796 Boats Built in Schenectady for Transporting Goods to the Northward Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of War wants Hodgdon to provide him with information regarding three boats built in Schenectady and used in the service of the US Army.
March 11, 1792 Notification of Building Boats Isaac Craig Henry Knox Notification that Craig has contracted the building of additional boats as the boats purchased last year were not the appropriate size.
January 26, 1793 Discusses Drafts, Returns, Construction of Boats, Forts, and Garrisons James O'Hara Major John Belli Discusses drafts and returns. Discusses loading of boats. References forts and garrisons and plans for boat building.
April 17, 1792 Delivery of Thirty Kentucky Boats James Marshall [not available] This is a memorandum of agreement to deliver, at Pittsburgh, thirty Kentucky boats.
September 9, 1796 Military Stores and Shipment Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig discusses the following items with Samuel Hodgdon: makes request to be sent block and tackle; informs that he provided boats for Mr. Ellicott; and advanced payment is made to the waggoner;
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.
February 9, 1795 Punctuality of Boats Rufus Putnam Timothy Pickering Congratulations on appointment to Sec. of War. Putnam will investigate causes that contributed to prevention of regular delivery, will adopt changes that make delivery/arrival of boats more punctual.
May 27, 1792 Payment for Boats Isaac Craig Henry Knox As the Quartermaster General does not have the money to discharge Craig's accounts, he requests to draw on Knox for money owed to boat wright for the construction and delivery of boats to Pittsburgh.
May 31, 1791 Kentucky Boats Isaac Craig Unknown Recipient Letter from Major Isaac Craig regarding Kentucky boats. Image not available.
May 10, 1793 Outfitting of Boats; the Work of Pilot Denis Ferris Isaac Craig James O'Hara Reports on fitting of boats at Legion Ville. Mentions Major McCully and taking charge of the boats at Wheeling. Directed Major Finley to give Denis Ferris charge of the boats and send them forward. Praises the work of the diminutive Ferris as a boatman and pilot.
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.
August 25, 1791 Troops Detained on the Upper Parts of the Ohio Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Knox complains that if the troops are unable to descend the Ohio because of a want of boats and provisions, the reposibility for the delay is Hodgdon's.
May 28, 1798 Instructions Inclosed, Pilot Boats Dispatched James McHenry Captain Richard Dale McHenry has sent two pilot boats, one south and one east, carrying instructions for Dale in case he has left the Bay. McHenry is relying on Dale's zeal and courage to ensure execution of the instruction, and he sends Dale and his crew his best wishes.
May 19, 1796 Deliver Three Three-Handed Boats from Schenectady to Jacob S. Glen James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon McHenry orders Hodgdon to deliver three three-handed boats to Jacob S. Glen.
December 2, 1794 Boats for Transport Henry Knox Isaac Craig Directs readiness of boats for detachment going down Ohio. Mentioned Commissary's post.
August 11, 1791 [No. 26] Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Orders to collect items mentioned in previous memo and send on boats. List of items needed.
August 2, 1786 Conduct of troops, location of boats Henry Knox William North Surprised by intelligence of boats at Fort McIntosh as communicated by Captain Wyllys, Knox has certificate signed by Hamtramck that states the contrary. Requests observations on troops from North in the future.
May 10, 1790 Indian Depredations Samuel Eddins Henry Knox Orders received. Updates on supplies. Latest intelligence stated Indians came up Ohio river and took nine boats.