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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 30, 1799 Changes to Uniforms Samuel Hodgdon Solomon Van Rensselaer Notification of no particular changes to officer uniforms. Uniformity discussed.
January 18, 1792 Comfortable Clothing for Abraham Springer John Stagg Joseph Howell Howell is directed to procure from the tailor, Mr. Springer, some comfortable clothing, at a cost of fifteen to twenty dollars, for the bearer Abraham Springer who has arrears of pay due him as a soldier in the late army. The Secretary is answerable for the sum advanced him.
January 27, 1799 [PRIVATE] Regulations on Uniforms George Washington James McHenry Enclosed letter for Washington's tailor regarding fixed style of uniforms for varying grades of officers. Specifics on Washington's desires for the style of uniform.
June 9, 1799 Detailed Discussion on the Fabrication of Various Kinds of Clothing, Etc. James Bruff Samuel Hodgdon Bruff complains that the articles forwarded to his company are less than those listed on the invoice and he goes into much detail on the articles he still needs. The tailor who makes the cloth is reported to be punctual and honest but he says there a deficiency of trimmings. He observes that soldiers are sent unseasonal clothing and remarks on other errors in distribution.
1785 List of Pay and Rations for the military establishment.. [not available] [not available] List of pay and rations for military establishment; Categories include directory; professors; Staff department; Hospital department; infantry; cavalry; artillery; sappers and mines; artificers; masters of manufactures; artificers of first class; artificers of second class; tradesmen.
December 13, 1798 Reorganization of Armed Forces, with details George Washington James McHenry Improvements to armed forces explained in detail. Washington suggested reducing the number of officers in the infantry and cavalry for multiple reasons. Washington also addressed the difficulty of obtaining materials and supplies for troops at a decent rate. It was advised that the President should be given the highest military rank due to his duties to the country and its citizens.
April 28, 1800 Interim Purveyor; Accounting for Cloth for Making Uniforms James McHenry John Harris Informed Harris that the purveyor of military stores was ill, and that the interim purveyor should be respected accordingly. Directed issue of cloth to the interim purveyor, Jonathan Williams, who will make up uniforms, and the necessary accounting of the materials.