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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
August 5, 1799 Delivery of Sword James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver serjeant's sword -- to be returned.
January 14, 1800 Request for Issue of Sergeant's Sword & Belt, & Return for the Same James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of one sergeant's sword & belt to the bearer. A return for the same is included.
July 12, 1797 Dragoon sword and belt Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Orders to deliver dragoon sword and belt.
December 22, 1797 Delivery of Sword and Belt James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver Sergeant's sword and belt to Tousard.
June 11, 1798 Request for Issue of Blanket & Sword to a Cadet in the Corps of Artillerists & Engineers James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of a blanket, sword & belt to a artillery & engineers cadet.
October 19, 1798 Horseman's Sword to Serve as a Pattern Samuel Hodgdon Greenleaf & Briel Hodgdon sends the contractors a horseman's sword to serve as a model for those they have agreed to produce.
August 24, 1798 Sword Belts With or Without Buckles, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Among other concerns, Hodgdon has compared sword belts with buckles with those without buckles and has determined that the ones with buckles are worth the extra twelve cents it costs to make them.
November 18, 1799 French Instruction on the Use of the Sword Alexander Hamilton William S. Smith Hamilton assures Smith that he has no objection to officers being taught the use of the sword by French gentlemen as long as there is no expense to the public.
October 24, 1798 Pattern Sword to Hartford, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Melancton Smith Hodgdon compliments Smith for the promptness with which he has executived certaincommissions and urges that a pattern sword be sent to Hartford for the use of contractors Greenleaf & Briel.
March 26, 1798 Request for Issue of Swords for Fort Mifflin James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of swords & "sword bell" for use at Fort Mifflin.
June 22, 1798 Request for Issue of Tents & Sword-Belts to Governor's Island James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of tents & sword-belts to Governor's Island.
April 5, 1798 Request for Issue of Flag Materials, Arms & Accoutrements for Fort Mifflin James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of arms & accoutrements, bunting & cloth, and a sergeant's sword & sword-belt for use by the Fort Mifflin garrison.
[not available] Request for Supplies Rudolph Constant Freeman Unsigned, undated request for sword and uniform for dragoons.
December 5, 1796 Discussion of Horse, Sword and Pistols to Be Issued John Wade Samuel Hodgdon Letter, discusses horse selected for him and asks for sword and pistols.
September 9, 1794 Last Year's Sword Belt William Jones Samuel Hodgdon Jones requests a [?] and sword belt such as the kind that were made in 1793 to be returned to Hodgdon in a day or two.
August 10, 1786 Appreciation for Sword William Barton Henry Knox Sword awarded to Barton for his valor in taking prisoners in Rhode Island was received with much gratitude. Barton noted valor of men under him.
May 23, 1797 Returns of Arms and Clothing for One Man Belonging to the 2nd United States Regiment Richard H. Greaton [not available] Inventory of arms and accoutrements belonging to one man of the 2d United States Regiment. Signed by Captain Greaton
May 27, 1786 Knox transmits Award to Colonel Pickens for actions at Cowpens Henry Knox Andrew Pickens Sword given to Pickens for service in the military, bravery, and patriotism.
May 30, 1786 Knox transmits the sword authorized by Congress to Tilghman's widow Henry Knox Mrs. Tench Tilghman The Secretary of War writes a letter of condolence to the widow of Lieutenant Colonel Tench Tilghman, and sends his sword as well.
December 4, 1797 Delivery of Drum and Clothing Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs delivery of musical instruments and blankets for recruiting party.
November 15, 1799 Permission to Teach the Back and Small Sword William S. Smith Alexander Hamilton Smith informs Hamilton that two French gentlemen requested permission to teach the back and small sword to the officers of the Brigade but were refused because of the delicacy of existing questions between the U.S. and France.
April 13, 1796 Cost of Equipment for the Dragoons Samuel Hodgdon Nathan Jones Sends Jones an estimate of the cost of equipment for the Dragoons
August 14, 1792 Henry Gaither intends to settle his account with Hodgdon Henry Gaither Samuel Hodgdon Gaither states that the proceeds from the sale of his sword will be used to settle his account with Hodgdon.
February 21, 1799 No Unnecessary Delay in Furnishing the Charges Samuel Vance James McHenry Since he is under arrest for his confrontation with William Simmons, Capt. Vance asks that there be no delay in furnishing the charges against him.
July 18, 1798 Report of the state of clothing at West Point Philip Rodrigue George Ingersoll Report, of the deficiency of clothing received from Philadelphia. Also noted that a lot of the clothing delivered was damaged.