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April 29, 1793 Request for Two Thousand Volunteers & Account of Duel Between Officers Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne assesses his current troop strength at two thousand not including the 844 men assigned to garrison duty. If war progresses, he will need two thousand volunteers rather than the one thousand initially requested. He adds that he is tortured by the recent death of his wife Maria. Includes account of duel between officers at Legionville.
September 15, 1794 A Thousand Blankets John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is directed to forward to Williamsport, instead of Fort Cumberland, a thousand blankets for the Virginia and Maryland militia.
May 2, 1798 Authorizing a two thousand dollar check Caleb Swan James McHenry This document is essentially a check which asks for two thousand dollars to be paid to the account of James Stewart (last name is difficult to read).
September 24, 1794 Three Thousand Weight of Steel, Etc. Thomas Holt Samuel Hodgdon [Partly illegible] Holt has just received three thousand weight of steel from Winchester.
January 11, 1794 One Thousand Dollars for the Ordnance Department Joseph Howell Nathaniel Gorham The Treasury Department has provided one thousand dollars to be paid to John Bryant for the use of the ordnance department at Springfield, Massachusetts.
February 5, 1795 Paying the Virginia Militia Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Timothy Pickering Wolcott informs Pickering that a warrant will be placed in the hands of the Treasurer for the sum of sixty thousand dollars to be used for the pay of the Virginia Militia. Twelve thousand will be furnished in drafts on certin collections and forty eight thousand will be in bank post notes.
April 20, 1795 Receipt of John Bryant for One Thousand Dollars William Simmons Nathaniel Gorham "I have this day received your letter of the 13th instant covering the receipt of John Bryant for one thousand dollars."
March 17, 1798 A Thousand Gunstocks and More Iron David Ames Samuel Hodgdon Ames reports that he needs a thousand gunstocks but they should be inspected prior to being shipped. He already has a number of stocks that are knotty and so shakey that they are spoiled for use. Part of the iron sent from Philadelphia was unfit for use so at the rate it is being used, there will soon be a need for more. The iron purchased from Mr. Rockwell at $8 per hundred is all good.
March 5, 1799 Paying David Thompson One Thousand Dollars Caleb Swan James McHenry The document is a check authorizing payment to Ensign David Thompson in the sum of one thousand dollars.
October 4, 1800 Fate of Two Thousand Dollars in Post Notes Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams is extremely anxious respecting the fate of the two thousand dollars in post notes. If they were routed through Boston they should have already come to hand and that is not the case. Prudence dictates the necessity of placing a check at the bank.
December 22, 1798 Muskets Arrived Eli Whitney Samuel Hodgdon Three thousand muskets stocks arrived safely. Whitney will send for the remaining one thousand in the spring.
April 23, 1797 Pay of the Army Caleb Swan James McHenry Swan has drawn a set of bills on McHenry in favor of Jesse and Jeremiah Hume for four thousand dollars on account of the pay of the Army for November and December 1796, being in full Alijah Hunt's draft on them for four thousand dollars in Swan's favor.
February 27, 1800 Demand for Iron, Steel, Charcoal, Etc. Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon One thousand dollars in post notes has safely arrived. The armorer's pay for February is now due and there are large demands for iron, steel, charcoat, etc. The money Williams has on hand is not adequate to meet these needs so he requests a remittance of three thousand dollars.
March 26, 1794 One Thousand Dollars for the War Department Joseph Howell George Fleming The sum of one thousand dollars has been remitted to Nicholas Fish for the contingencies of the War Department for which a receipt will be required.
December 4, 1798 Warrant for Nine Thousand Dollars Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry In order to discharge acceptances on bills drawn on him and to pay sundry accounts, Hodgdon requests a warrant for nine thousand dollars.
April 15, 1800 Instruction for Shoes to Be Shipped to Philadelphia, & That More Be Contracted For James McHenry Jeremiah Wadsworth Directs that two thousand pairs of shoes be shipped to Philadelphia and that an additional two thousand pairs be contracted for.
April 11, 1798 Imminent Arrival of One Thousand Musket Stocks Samuel Hodgdon David Jones Hodgdon advises Jones that his order of one thousand musket stocks is being transported via New York to Hartford.
January 8, 1799 Letter Citation Jeremiah Wadsworth James McHenry Cited in McHenry to Wadsworth, 01/15/1799. Advises McHenry that contractors have completed manufacture of one thousand swords and desire that they be inspected before they are delivered. The contractors want a contract for another one thousand swords.
January 20, 1792 Additional Annuiity for the Cherokees Tobias Lear Henry Knox Lear, Washington's secretary, informs Knox that the Senate has approved a resolution providing an additional five hundred dollars to the one-thousand-dollar annuity previously granted to the Cherokees.
October 15, 1784 Order for Three Thousand Dollars Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is an order for Hodgdon to receive three thousand dollars of George Olney, receiver for Rhode Island, granted to Pickering by the Superintendent of Finance for the use of his department. If Olney does not pay the whole, Hodgdon should engage a suitable character to receive and transmit it to Pickering from time to time.
June 19, 1799 Money Forwarded to Sundry Paymasters James McHenry Alexander Hamilton "I received this morning your letter of the 17th instant. I have ordered two thousand dollars to be forwarded to the Paymaster of the 12th and an equal sum to the Paymaster of the 13th Regiment...There has been also delivered to the Paymaster of the Tenth Regiment one thousand five hundred and forty four dollars and fifty cents..."
March 26, 1794 Twenty Thousand Dollars for Virginia's Militia Joseph Howell Edward Carrington Twenty thousand dollars is remitted to Edward Carrington, the Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Virginia, to pay the Militia for service in 1790 protecting the frontiers.
April 10, 1798 Red, White, & Blue Bunting for the Fort on Mud Island Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon notes that one thousand yards of bunting for each of the colors (red, white, and blue) are needed for the fort on Mud Island.
July 6, 1802 Four Thousand Cannonballs Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Brigade Major Buckner Harris Articles of Agreement betwen Oliver Wolcott, Secretary of the Treasury, and Buckner Harris & Co., owners of the Adellam Ironworks in Jackson County, State of Georgia, to supply four thousand cannonballs of five and a half inches diameter and deliver them to the collectors of sundry southern states.
July 11, 1794 Wayne's Power to Prosecute the Campaign Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Being so far from the seat of government, Knox is bestowing on Wayne complete power to prosecute the campaign in whatever manner he chooses. Two thousand volunteers from Kentucky will soon be joining the Legion. There is good news that the hostility of the Six Nations and Great Britain seems to be subsiding.