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April 30, 1800 Duplicate Returns for Quarter Masters' Stores Department of War in Tennessee Stephen Hillis [not available] Duplicate returns of quartermaster stores issued in the month of March 1800.
May 23, 1797 Military & Quartermaster's Stores for the Post at Niagara James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon This is a list of eighteen military and quartermaster's stores, including the amounts required of each, that must be furnished to the post at Niagara.
January 3, 1787 Report on Ordnance & Stores William Price Henry Knox Price informs Knox that he has forwarded the returns of ordnance and quartermaster stores for the month of December 1786. Omitted from the November order were five bundles of nail rods and seventy five camp kettles which are included in the current order.
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.
July 13, 1791 List of Articles to be Forwarded Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Itemized list of articles to be forwarded to the boats under Major Gaither's command. Special attention is to be paid to the horse boats.
May 28, 1800 Payment to Henry & Boggs for expenditures on tools, nails and other articles for garrisons David Henley James McHenry Henley makes payment of $2150 to Henry & Boggs to be appropriated to Quarter Master General's department for purchasing tools, nails and other articles for the garrisons at Southwest Point and Tellico.
October 21, 1787 Account of Major Edmund Hyrne, aide de camp to Major General Greene George Reid [not available] Major Edmund Hyrne, aide de camp to Major General Greene, has lodged an account of sundry disbursements.
February 11, 1797 Request to forward sheathing copper and sheathing nails to Portmouth New Hampshire [not available] Henry Jackson Request to forward sheathing copper and sheathing nails from the shipyard at Boston to ship yard at Portsmouth New Hampshire, consigned to Captain Thomas Thompson, superintendent. Also requests a statement of all items purchased for frigate at Boston and where items deposited.
March 8, 1797 Sheet Copper Cloth and Nails for the Frigate United States James McHenry John Harris Harris should deliver to Tench Francis the quantities of sheet copper cloth and nails that are needed for sheathing the bottom of the frigate "United States'.
August 11, 1784 List of articles for Indian commissioners Quartermaster General's Department Samuel Hodgdon List of articles from the stores of the Quartermaster General and Commissary General of military stores required for the commissioners treating with the Indians.
January 29, 1792 Items to Pittsburgh John Stagg William Knox The Secretary of War requests that Knox forward to Pittsburgh, to the order of Major Isaac Craig, a number of items, including bullet moulds, boxes, hooks, and nails.
July 24, 1791 Scales & Weights Samuel Hodgdon William Knox Since Hodgdon has been sent a considerable sum in gold to pay the troops he will need a pair of scales and weights to pay it out by the penny weight. He must have a pair he can depend on and they must be as portable as possible while still being accurate. He must have a double supply of weights as he will be exposed and may break a single set by losing part of it.
April 27, 1795 Craig discusses military stores and shipment with Hodgdon Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig informs Samuel Hodgdon that the bearer of the letter is owed money and that recently procured waggons have been delivered without covers.
March 22, 1798 Estimate of Copper Required for Sheathing Vessels By Ton Joshua Humphreys Tench Francis Letter, describes quantity of copper needed for vessels by tonnage.
January 19, 1795 Bill for ship work [not available] [not available] A bill for list of supplies and services performed related to ship building or maintenance. Items and services include: carpentry, blacksmithing, rigging, joining, lumber, paint, sail making services, nails. Signed by unknown author (illegible)
July 24, 1791 Pair of Scales & Weights Samuel Hodgdon William Knox Hodgdon has a considerable sum of gold to pay the troops so he needs a pair of scales and weights so that he can pay it out by the penny weight as he receives it. He needs a pair he can depend on and they should be as portable as possible while still being accurate. He will also need a general Table of Weights as well as the current value of gold.
September 30, 1795 Return for the month of September 1795; receipt of Silas Engle. [not available] [not available] Received at Baltimore 30 September 1795 from Isaac Garretson clerk of Naval yard for use of frigates: iron work; flannel; oak knees; nails; plank.
July 10, 1794 Materials for fortifications at Baltimore Samuel Dodge Henry Knox Transmits to the Secretary of War a statement of materials brought to the fortifications and barracks at Baltimore. Includes timber, plank, shingles, shovels, casks of powder, gun carriages, picks, axes, crowbars, wheelbarrows, nails, locks, and bolts.
December 6, 1793 Money sent to Head Quarters Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Received money of Colonel Mentges and sent packet to Head Quarters, Captain Crawford in charge. Expresses thanks for the wine; further supply of nails wanted. Asks for account of monies remitted on account of present Quarter Master General.
June 14, 1797 Letter from the War Office to the Secretary of the Treasury with statement of stores and articles for Algerine frigate [not available] Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Comprehensive list of stores for "Algerine Frigate."
May 22, 1800 Proposal to Procure Coals for the Armory Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon has admitted that he failed to close the contract for coals for the armory owing to the increase in cost. Williams declares that he has been contacted by a gentleman who will provide the necessary quantity of coal at two shillings eight pence per bushel which is one penny higher than Hodgdon's price but four pence less than the price Williams previously quoted.
October 4, 1793 Delinquent Deliveries and Accounts; Absent Secretary of War Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Provides summary of deficient deliveries. Discusses balances and estimates. Secretary of War will be absent at least for a month. Mentions stationary, nails. Ewing's trunk will be taken to Patterson. Post script notes that all deficient articles have gone forward.
May 24, 1798 Request that David Stodder naval constructor at Baltimore close accounts [not available] Joseph Sterrett Request that David Stodder naval constructor at Baltimore close accounts. Suggested that he may owe United States money for iron and nails. Refers to claim for use of old Smith's shop which he voluntarily permitted to be used. Salary to be paid until 5 April, after which time his services no longer wanted or called for. Asks if the materials and timber in ship yard will suffer by being exposed...
December 4, 1791 Mistake in Forwarding Clothing, Etc. John Armstrong Samuel Hodgdon Armstrong is sorry that a mistake was made in forwarding the clothing brought by the pack horses. He will ask the General to let him have shirts and shoes from the stores at Fort Hamilton to be replaced by his shirts and shoes from Fort Washington. Included in the return of the pack horses are one anvil, two vices, twenty axes, and two casks of nails.
November 5, 1797 Regarding Shipments of Soldiers' Clothing, Supplies for Detroit & Masac, & Doctor's Stores at Pittsburgh John Wilkins, Jr. James Wilkinson Notifies Wilkinson that the soldiers' clothing has been divided at Philadelphia into packages for each post, and informs him of the route each package will travel. Mentions stoves & glass destined for Detroit; lets him know that 2 garrison flags, stationery, bar iron and nails have been sent to Masac, as requested. Encloses a return of the doctor's stores at Pittsburgh.