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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 22, 1793 Contract to Transport Items to Niagara Philip Schuyler Henry Knox Particular details of the contract and the acquisition of boats and barges for transport.
October 4, 1790 Regarding Receipt for Transport of Public Stores Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, encloses receipt for transport of public stores.
June 24, 1790 Request for Estimate of Transport Cost for Military Stores Henry Knox Jeremiah Olney Letter, directs estimate of transport cost for public stores.
[not available] Transport of Baggage and Supplies John Stagg William Knox Only one waggon and four horses required to transport Capt. Haskell's baggage, additional request for barrels of powder to Fort Pitt.
May 29, 1797 Cost of Public Dispatches James McHenry Stephen Rochefontaine McHenry approved the current mode of transport of public dispatches. Cost relative to horse maintenance and transport related in detail.
December 1790 Discussion of Transport of Military Stores to West Point Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, discusses transport of public stores to West Point.
May 23, 1794 [No.13] Transport Henry Knox Isaac Craig Orders to transport Colonel Greenup on any public vessels and protect him during his travels.
July 11, 1796 Regarding Additional Transport for Quartermaster Stores & Indian Goods John Wilkins, Jr. James McHenry Wilkins has been directed to request additional transport for quartermaster stores and Indian goods, including corn. Mentions raising money in Kentucky.
February 12, 1793 Approval to Transport Money John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Secretary of War approved transport with confidential driver.
May 28, 1800 Request for Transport of Indian Presents for Cherokee, Choctaw, Creek, & Others James McHenry John Wilkins, Jr. Directs transport of Indian presents, variously to Cherokee, Chickasaw, Creek, and other unnamed tribes.
September 14, 1791 Ludlow provides the costs associated with supply and transport to St.Clair T. Ludlow Arthur St. Clair Letter, describes expences re transport of supplies.
November 15, 1792 Protection for Transport D.W. Kittera Samuel Hodgdon Request to hire J. Wallace, who plans to transport a load of goods to Fort Pitt.
October 29, 1790 Regarding Receipt for Transport of Public Stores Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, encloses receipt for transport of public stores.
July 13, 1792 Regular Returns and Transport of Powder Henry Knox Isaac Craig Advised regular communication on returns and ordered all powder to be encased in barrel to protect canvas from injury.
November 27, 1794 Suspend Clothing Order Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Suspends transport of military clothes until Knox meets with Colonel Hamilton who just arrived.
September 6, 1794 Transporting Spars for the Frigate Henry Knox Tench Francis Knox reports on his efforts to transport the spars for the frigate. He is trying to hire a vessel to transport them but is disappointed in the exorbitant price asked by the vessel's owner.
March 13, 1798 Transport of the Articles Enclosed to Mr. Laffe, Etc. Thomas Butler Samuel Hodgdon Butler admits that he should have written to the Secretary of War on the subject of the transport of the articles enclosed to Mr. Laffe but he is confident that Hodgdon will direct the wagons of Colonel Henley to bring them.
October 7, 1794 Transport of Prisoner, Provisions for Troops Isaac Craig Henry Knox Upon receipt of letter from Knox, Craig applied to Butler for an escort to Newman, a prisoner, to Fort Washington for further transport to Head Quarters. Payment due troops in the upper posts of the Ohio river arrived. Requests information on troops under Gov. Lee that could join Colonel Butler so that proper provisions are made.
April 30, 1799 Importance of Clothing for Recruits Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton remarks on the lack of clothing at the regimental rendezvous and the importance of its arrival, request for expedited transport of clothing articles.
September 19, 1792 Request for Transport of Supplies John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Secretary of War requested waggons for the transport of bags and supplies of Capt. Peirce's detachment to Pittsburgh.
June 26, 1798 Transporting Cannon from Antietam Works, Etc. Edward Day Samuel Hodgdon Along with a number of accounting and supply matter Day notes that after inquiring at Hagerstown, he believes that the most certain and least expensive way to transport cannon is from Antietam Works to Williams Port and from there to Georgetown and Alexandria.
January 25, 1799 Transportation of Provisions Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Cargo safe despite damage to transport boat. Mentioned desire for Sergeant's goods to be transported to him swiftly and safely due to his bad luck with transport in the past. Mentioned use of force to attain certain goals. Quartermaster's Department stores to be forwarded shortly.
April 20, 1797 Quartermaster Department Arrangements for Transportation of Supplies John Wilkins, Jr. James Wilkinson Deals with Quartermaster Department affairs, including arrangements for freight transport by water and by wagon road, to serve various frontier posts.
June 27, 1791 Letter from John Acheson to Samuel Hodgdon on delivery of horses John Acheson Samuel Hodgdon Acheson discusses the forwarding of horses. The boats for transport are ready, but the Monongahela river is too low. Will embrace first opportunity to forward horses to Pittsburgh.
April 20, 1797 Discussion of Arrangements for Supply of Western Posts John Wilkins, Jr. James Wilkinson Discusses arrangements for freight transport as it pertains to supplying specific posts, including Pittsburgh, Oswego, and Forts Randall and Franklin.