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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.
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.
June 19, 1797 The Cost of Constructing a Public Store House John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of War wants an estimate of the cost of a frame building, fifty by thirty feet. to be used as a public store house. He wants a proposal from a master builder who will contract to construct a building of specific dimensions and promise to complete it on a given day for a specific amount of money.
March 30, 1791 Status of Stores and Store House Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed return on stores that recently came to hand, barrel of powder damaged during transit. Store house is in a state of disrepair and cannot be made completely secure. Craig to make repairs to magazine that will make it a safe depository.
October 19, 1784 Sale of powder in military stores Donaldson Yeates Samuel Hodgdon Discusses the sale of the powder in the military stores of the U.S. Reports that the owner of a store house where artillery carriages are stored is impatient to have them moved out so he can use the store house for his own needs.
July 14, 1800 Account of Ebenezer Stevens. [not available] [not available] List of miscellaneous expenses includes rent of house and store, payments for travel expenses, postage, storage of goods.
June 7, 1793 Orders to Proceed to Wheeling Henry Knox Lieutenant Col. Clarke Orders to proceed to Wheeling to supervise work in erecting blockade, stockade, and store house. Information on orders for General Wayne sent via Craig.
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.
October 19, 1784 Sale of powder in military stores Donaldson Yeates Samuel Hodgdon Discusses the sale of the powder in the military stores of the U.S. Reports that the owner of a store house where artillery carriages are stored is impatient to have them moved out so he can use the store house for his own needs
September 18, 1800 Cartridges, Muskets, and Arms Chests at New Port Archibald Crary Samuel Hodgdon Musket cartridges are in the powder house at New Port and arms chests from Springfield are in a store provided for that purpose. Crary also has muskets in arms chests from the contractors who made them. He is keeping them in good order as he awaits directions from the Secretary of War.
September 1, 1796 Major Burbeck's report on Michilimackinac Henry Burbeck [not available] Major Burbeck makes report on the fort and facilities received from the British at Michilimackinac. Report cover the barracks, the fort, the store house, the powder magazine; the government house, the Council Room, the bake house, the stables, the Commandant's Garden, and the Subaltern's Garden.
December 26, 1793 Correspondence for General Wayne and Officers; Ohio River Ice; Buildings at Wheeling Isaac Craig Henry Knox Will forward letters for Commander in Chief General Wayne and officers. At present Ohio River obstructed by ice. Captain Cook not yet arrived; expected soon. Regarding buildings at Wheeling, provides requested dimensions.
July 1, 1796 Transportation of Supplies Isaac Craig James McHenry Enclosed receipt of S. Lewis for troops stationed at upper posts of the Ohio river. Mentioned that A. Wayne expected the arrival of the Indian goods which were not at "this post". Wayne ordered a store house and block house be built at Fort Le Boeuf. Vouchers mailed under cover addressed to Hodgdon.
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.
October 24, 1794 Construction and Insurrection Isaac Craig Henry Knox Agreeable to orders, musket cartridge making will commence with expediency. Updates on building/ construction taking place under T. Butlers direction due to insufficient space at Fort Fayette. All expenses related to construction are a result of insurrection. Noted that the insurgents might pretend to adhere to laws to prevent army from suppressing their actions.
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.
July 16, 1799 Reports Lack of Clothing in Store; Recommends Mr. Billington to Inspect Clothing at Busk Hill Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Reports that it is most likely that not much clothing remains in store nor is expected soon. Suitable stores cannot be procured at New Castle. Reports danger of contagious ague and fever in the city. Perhaps clothing could be inspected at Mr. Billington's house, who is capable and has the space for such an activity. He will be amply compensated.
September 11, 1795 Purchase of Supplies at Presque Isle Isaac Craig Timothy Pickering Money received and will be forwarded to Captain Bissell at Presque Isle. Enclosed list of article purchased at Presque Isle along with Col. Reed's list of proposed additional purchases. Cost of pork and flour noted as "extravagantly high".
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.
May 10, 1794 House construction at Thomaston Henry Knox Jackson Letter from the Secretary of War regarding the construction of his house at Thomaston, begun in 1793. Knox is anxious that it be completed by the end of 1794. The house is costing him around $15,000.
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.
May 12, 1800 Explanation of Account Differences William Simmons Elijah House & Son Simmons examined accounts of Elijah House, contractor, and found difference in account balance, leaving House in debt to United States. Account details below.
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.