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July 27, 1796 Funds for repairs and rebuilding at West Point Peter Hagner George Fleming Notification that he will receive money from Nicholas Fish, supervisor at New York, for the repair and rebuilding of barracks and store houses at West Point.
April 28, 1791 Poor Condition of Fort and its Structures Isaac Craig Henry Knox Repairs and improvements to magazine complete, Gen. St. Clair believed it more appropriate to erect new store houses than repair the dilapidated structures. St. Clair ordered road built then left for Kentucky.
January 28, 1794 Two Houses For Sale Jonathan Nicholson Samuel Hodgdon Nicholson announces that the price for his two houses at the corner of Chestnut and Tenth Streets is eight thousand pounds cash. The lots are large and back up to George Street. The stables and coach houses are constructed so as to be easily converted to three dwelling houses.
July 27, 1796 Money to Fleming for repair and rebuilding at West Point Peter Hagner Nicholas Fish Direction to transfer money to George Fleming for the repair and rebuilding of barracks and store houses at West Point.
March 30, 1796 Establishing trading houses on the western frontier Thomas Dillon James McHenry Thomas Dillon expresses his wish to open up a trading house in Knoxville on the western frontier, in order to open up trade with the Indians. Since Congress has appropriated $150,000 for the purpose of establishing trading houses, Dillon asks to be appointed.
October 11, 1800 Simmons Discussing Charges with Alexander Gibson and Requesting the Orders of Alexander Hamilton William Simmons Alexander Gibson Alexander Humphrey's late contractor produced for Simmons an account of logs harvested and stone mined for building 27 huts, the amount being $636 along with a charge of $141.42 for the use of blacksmiths' shops, barracks and store houses. The order to put the soldiers under cover at Staunton apparently came from Alexander Hamilton; however, these orders have not been produced, and the Secretary...
November 13, 1791 Additional Houses John Armstrong Samuel Hodgdon The present buildings, independent ot those holding public stores, will not contain more than twenty men. Four or five additional houses therefore must be built. Armstrong has directed the logs to be cut so if Hodgdon can furnish a [?] for two or three days the houses can be completed. Two or more carpenters might be necessary.
March 10, 1797 On the houses and sheds hired for storage at Gosport [not available] William Pennock Houses and sheds hired by Mr. Morris for stores for frigate to be built at Gosport are of no service to public. Therefore, have the stores deposited to navy yard. Inform as to terms houses and shed were rented.
November 11, 1796 Duties With Respect to the Indian Trading Houses James McHenry John Harris Instructions given by McHenry to John Harris that define Harris's duties as Keeper of Military Stores, particularly as they relate to the Indian Trading Houses.
March 22, 1791 Stores for Fort Pitt Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Letter; directs St. Clair to determine what is needed at Fort Pitt and rent it.
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.
July 21, 1797 Delivery and Procurement of Supplies Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Mail received as usual, will forward all relevant documents. Will contact Capt. Lyman regarding reimbursement for the cost of delivery to the War Department of his trunk. Discussed other items transported and delivered. Box No. 3 was not lost, instead it was No. 2. Requests blocks for hoisting tackle in store houses.
November 5, 1796 Duties of A Superintendent of Construction For A Frigate Captain Thomas Thompson James McHenry Letter, describes superintendent's duties in the construction of Frigate.
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.
December 5, 1796 Accounts of the Trading Houses with the Indian Tribes James McHenry James Byers Enclosed are forms established by the Treasury Department for the governing of agents or factors in keeping their accounts, specifically those appointed under the Act of Congress entitled "An act for establishing trading-houses with the Indian tribes."
March 8, 1797 Proceeds from Indian Trading Houses James McHenry Samuel Meredith McHenry asks Meredith to establish a separate account to be comprised of proceeds sent from Indian Trading Houses. An account should be created under the head, "War Department Indian Factories" and no part of it should be withdrawn but on a warrant from the Secretary of War.
November 11, 1798 Letter to the Secretary at War on establishment of Indian trading houses on Mississippi to counter France and Spain aims in region John McKee James McHenry McKee informs the Secretary at War that the prompt establishment of Indian trading houses on the Mississippi will prohibit French and Spanish agents from opposing the aims of the U.S. Government in the region.
August 29, 1795 Block Houses & Garrisons at Franklin & Le Beouf Thomas Mifflin Timothy Pickering Pending approval by the Pennsylvania State Legislature of the cession of land, Governor Mifflin gives his support for the erection of block houses and garrisons at Fort Franklin and Fort Le Boeuf.
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.
February 10, 1801 The Total Balance of the Houses' Account William Simmons Elijah and Simon House Total balance on the account of the Houses.
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.
January 6, 1801 Simmons Informs the Houses of a Sum Being Sent by Jedediah Huntingdon William Simmons Elijah House Simmons writes the Houses to inform them of the impending sum of $995.01 which will be sent by Jedediah Huntingdon and the breakdown of said sum.
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.