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October 4, 1792 Delivery of Sugar and Coffee, and Compliments Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Enclosed is Dorsey's bill for load of sugar and coffee, forwarded by Anderson, the bearer of the letter. Respectful compliments to General Nevil's family and Mrs. Craig.
August 17, 1791 Sugar & Coffee, Etc. Isaac Craig William Knox Craig has received the shipment of coffee and sugar and has paid for them. Enclosed is the receipt related to this transaction. Col. Hodgdon is currently preparing to set off on his journey down the Ohio.
January 11, 1799 List of items to be transported to Major Craig at Pittsburg Samuel Hodgdon Mr. Toland List of items to be transported to Major Craig at Pittsburg includes wine, coffee, and sugar. Hodgdon asks that they be made ready for transportation as early as convenient.
December 9, 1794 Articles Needed for the Army Hospital Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Isaac Craig lists the numerous articles received from George Balfour, Purveyor of the hospital for the Militia Army. Craig provides this list to Hodgdon, Commissary of Military Stores. List includes rice, molasses, brandy, wine, sugar, tea, etc.
December 12, 1798 Sugar and Coffee Needed at Knoxville Edward Wright Samuel Hodgdon Sugar and coffee and other merchandise are costly to the purchaser in Knoxville. Therefore, Wright asks that a small quantity of these articles be sent with Colonel Henley's wagoner. He will pay for them, including freight, upon their arrival.
September 1, 1792 Regarding Vouchers, Monies, Mr. Read, End of War Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Discussion on vouchers and monies drawn. All calls for monies must be very explicit and accurate. Hodgdon also wishes for end to the War. Mentions Thomas Martin's wagon, which has set off for Pittsburg and has an excellent barrel of sugar on board.
May 6, 1792 Employment Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Enclosed personal items for Craig's "amiable Lady" and request that the bearer of the letter, John, be employed by Craig.
July 24, 1798 List of Provisions sent to Craig Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig List of goods sent from Hodgdon. Supplies for Wilkinson, John Wilkins, and Mr. Bates. Hodgdon requested that Craig note the weight of packages so as to properly pay waggoner.
July 23, 1799 Stevens' Salary, Purchase of Sugar Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon States that he has not yet received word from the Secretary concerning his salary; discusses account balances.
March 16, 1798 Pay of Ship Carpenters, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Letter, alludes to compensation of ship carpenters; discusses public stores and other matters.
May 1794 Invoice of Hospital Stores John Stagg Unknown Recipient Itemized list of hospital stores forwarded to Pittsburgh.
June 5, 1795 Sugar & Spirits but No Indian Goods, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Craig has received an invoice of Indian goods but has received only sugar and spirits and no Indian goods. He has drawn on Hodgdon a sum to be paid to Oliver Ormsby, merchant at Pittsburgh. He still needs five thousand dollars for clothing for Colonel Butler's men since he currently has only sixteen pairs of linen overalls for more than two hundred men.
June 6, 1800 Settling Account, Move to City of Washington Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Account information pertaining to Col. O'Hara's settlement. No time to handle some accounting due to office being "on the wing" to settle in new offices in City of Washington. Barrel of coffee and sugar to go to Pittsburgh shortly.
November 11, 1796 Isaac Craig report of shipment of medicines, request for remittance, report on election of Electors, military stores and shipment with Hodgdon Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig lamented that medicines destined for Greenville, Miami and Detroit will not reach destination until spring. Also requested a considerable remittance from Samuel Hodgdon. Craig informed Hodgdon that the Antifederal ticket carried a very great majority in the county elections. Craig requested a barrel of sugar and coffee and stationary for the upper posts.
December 9, 1796 Use of Post Notes or Silver for Currency Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Post delivered five packages from Fort Franklin. Believed it best not to intervene with Treasurer issues relative to the money in the hands of Gen. Nevill. Suggested making exchanges of post notes for silver. Coffee and sugar on its way.
August 3, 1793 Movement of Powder and Goods Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Has sent powder forward in carts. Asks that shoes for the 1st Sub Legion be packed and marked. Clothing is nearly all on the road. On one of carts is a cask of China. Mentions shipment of sugar. Gives respects to Mrs. Craig. Has not heard from O'Hara in long time.
[not available] Articles of Stores Belonging to Hodgdon to be Placed to Mess account. Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Samuel Hodgdon listed stores belonging to himself and noted that they are to be placed in the mess account. Items include plates, silverware, wine, brandy, coffee and cheese.
February 9, 1798 Enclosed Account is of No Use in Its Present Form, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Letter, discusses account statement; mentions misplaced letter.
May 6, 1800 Supplies Requested by Governor Sargent Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Sargent requests a cask of madeira and a cask of sherry which should be selected by Henry Scheaff who is a accomplished judge of wines. He also wants a case of twelve bottles, half filled with olives and half filled with capers. A case arrived that should have contained these articles but instead was filled with cucumbers, already common in the Mississippi Territory so the freight was not...
January 2, 1795 A Personal Request of the Superintendent of Military Stores Thomas Butler Samuel Hodgdon Butler requests the of Hodgdon the purchase of personal supplies which cannot be obtained in Pittsburgh, such as sherry wine, brown sugar, and soap. He requests it be sent by public wagon, and will pay by Hodgdon's orders or simply send the funds by post at Hodgdon's first convenience.
November 26, 1794 Coffee & Sugar, Planting a Garden, Etc. Doctor Charles Brown Samuel Hodgdon Last summer Dr. Brown asked Hodgdon to send him coffee and sugar and he repeats that request with a promise to pay for it when he is able to do so. At Greenville he has been given a house and enough ground to allow him to plant a garden. He wants to be informed if he is soon to be ordered to Philadelphia so he can prepare for the move.
August 9, 1793 Letters, Stores Forwarded, Request for a Cask of Sherry Wine Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Received sundry letters. Barrel of sugar for Colonel Sergeant will go forward. Mentions providing gears for the trumbels. Is sending forward stores and clothing. Asks for a cask of sherry wine that he would wish a friend to drink a little of.
September 13, 1793 Yellow Fever; Smoking of the Infected Clothing Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Expresses sorry for the state of his family from Yellow Fever epidemic. The smoking of the clothing, thought to be infected with Yellow Fever, Craig notes is a dreadful piece of business and conceives it to be altogether unnecessary. Neither the China nor sugar have arrived; the wagoner left the load at Harrisburg and returned to Philadelphia.
October 18, 1799 Election of James Ross is Rather Doubtful, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon In addition to speculating on the possible election of James Ross, Craig observes that Dan Fisher arrived with the clothing for Fort Wayne. He also delivered a barrel of sugar and was paid for the transportation. The clothing will be sent on to Presqu'isle and should be delivered by winter if the fine weather continues. The clothing for Detroit has not arrived so it probably cannot reach that...
November 16, 1798 A View of the Public Finances Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Lists the revenue of the United States for 1795-1798 that was the result of the duties on imports and tonnage. Not withstanding the depredations on US commerce, the branch of revenue may be estimated at seven million dollars. This does not include duties on domestic distilled spirits, stills, sales at auction, licenses for selling foreign spirits and wines by retail, refined sugar and carriages.