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March 22, 1792 Twenty Suits of Clothing John Stagg William Knox Knox is asked to furnish Capt. Kersey with twenty suits of uniform clothing after having inspected same. They should be forwarded to Brunswick by stage.
March 29, 1792 Two Suits of Clothing John Stagg William Knox If there are two suits of music uniform clothing of the five hundred suits of Smith & Shepherd, Knox is directed to give same to Lt. Bines for Capt. Wells company of infantry.
January 21, 1800 Request for Issue of Clothing to Staunton for 4th Infantry Regiment James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of clothing to Staunton, VA for use by a company of the 4th Regiment of Infantry.
March 9, 1799 My Men Really Want Their Suits Ferdinand L. Claiborne Samuel Hodgdon Claiborne is alarmed that his men have not received their suits. His men are recruits who do not have the advantage attending old soldiers who have several years clothing on hand.
July 18, 1798 Clothing and blankets for various regiments John Harris Samuel Hodgdon Describes clothing and blankets sent to regiments of Infantry and Artillery.
September 18, 1797 Clothing for Boote and Marschalk Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon should forward ten suits of infantry clothing to Ensign Boote at Elizabeth Town and twelve suits of artillerists clothing to Lieutenant Marschalk at New York.
October 31, 1794 Suits of Infantry & Artillery Clothing to Pittsburgh John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of War has requested that Hodgdon's agent at Carlisle forward one hundred suits of infantry clothing and the same number of artillerist's clothing to Lieutenant Colonel Butler at Pittsburgh.
January 8, 1790 Articles of Clothing Needed William Price Henry Knox Price has counted the clothing which was sent to Peekskill by Captain Conklin. The following items are missing and are needed to make up complete suits for the artillery clothing: 1 blanket, 2 pair shoes, 20 stocks, 20 clasps. There are also 3 stocks missing out of the 35 suits of infantry. Price says the boxes do not appear to have been opened on their way to West Point.
November 6, 1797 Clothing for Lieutenant Hale's Recruits Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is an order on Mr. Harris for fifty suits of artillerists' clothing for Lieutenant David Hale whose recruiting rendezvous is at Governors Island near New York. Since part of this clothing is for recruits already enlisted, it might be well to send a few suits by way of Amboy if the carriage expense is not excessive.
November 29, 1794 Suits of Infantry Clothing for Carlisle John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Send to Ensign Charles Martin at Carlisle twenty suits of infantry clothing, two of which are for sergeants.
May 20, 1797 Receipt for Suits of Infantry Clothing Edward Miller Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is a receipt for twenty suits of uniform infantry clothing received from Melancton Smith.
May 23, 1797 Suits of Clothing for Kalteisen's Company James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is an order on the Storekeeper to deliver 25 suits of clothing for Kalteisen's company which therefore must be shipped to Charleston, South Carolina.
July 18, 1797 Suits of Clothing for Lieutenant Marschalk James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon The enclosed twenty suits of clothing should be forwarded to Lieutenant Marschalk at New York as soon as possible.
February 20, 1800 Request for Issue of Clothing for 1st & 4th Regiments Near Staunton James McHenry John Harris Directs shipment of clothing for members of the 1st and 4th Regiments to Staunton, VA.
May 1, 1800 Difficulties in Obtaining Clothing Frederick Frye Constant Freeman Frye complains that in 1798 he was directed by the Secretary of War to make a return of clothing which he did for 66 suits and Hodgdon did not send him the suits. Later he made another return for 120 suits and later received blue woolen overalls of poor quality from Colonel Stevens. Still later General Hamilton ordered Lieutenant Dayton to take the clothing to South Carolina with his company....
August 8, 1797 Delivery of Artillerists Suits James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver artillerists uniforms for recruiting service.
January 5, 1793 Forwarding of Nails, Iron, and Clothing Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig At request of Quarter Master General, bearer brings iron, and nails. At Secretary of War's request, forwards remains of the hundred complete suits of clothing, to make up for deficiencies.
March 19, 1792 100 Suits of Clothing John Stagg William Knox The Secretary of War requests that Knox furnish Capt. Ballard Smith with 100 suits of clothing complete having previously inspected same. They should be packed in boxes for transportation to Col. Edward Carrington in Richmond Virginia.
February 9, 1798 Severity of Season Impedes Delivery of Clothing Samuel Hodgdon Horatio R. Dayton Letter, describes delay re suits of clothing; discusses Army uniforms; discusses severe winter; mentions cost of land transportation.
April 27, 1792 Suits of Clothing for Wells' Recruits R.J. Vandenbrock William Knox Knox is asked to deliver to Ensign William Diven thirty full suits of clothing for Capt. Wells' recruits.
January 3, 1794 Twenty Suits of Infantry Clothing John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is directed to have packed up and transported to the recruiting service at Lancaster, addressed to Ensign Levi McClean, twenty suits of infantry clothing, leaving out the linen overalls. Also forward to the same address twenty stands of arms and accoutrements.
August 20, 1798 Delivery of Clothing James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver uniforms to New Brunswick.
May 7, 1792 Clothing for Elliott's Men John Stagg William Knox Knox is directed to issue to Lt. Elliott , of the Artillery, two sergeants, and ten privates complete suits of clothing. He also needs a drum and fifte.
December 23, 1793 Recruiting Rendezvous at Albany John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon A recruiting rendezvous is to be established at Albany in New York. Hodgdon is directed to have packed up forty suits of infantry clothing, including two sergeant's and two musician's suits and mark the packages "Capt. Michael G. Houdin, Albany." Also pack up for Capt. Bezaleel Howe at West Point the articles of clothing requested in his letter. This clothing will be transported in the care of...
March 21, 1792 Arms & Clothing for Capt. Asheton John Stagg William Knox Stagg asks Knox to let Capt. Asheton have thirteen muskets and bayonets to complete the stand of arms for his recruits. Also he should be issued 100 suits of clothing which should be forwarded as soon as possible.