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July 13, 1798 The Small Trunk with Due Bills, Etc. Edward Day Samuel Hodgdon At Niagara Town Mr. Williams took charge of Edward Day's baggage which contains the small trunk with the due bills. Those issued to James Caldwell will be faitfully transmitted by special messenger if necessary. The termination of this business will not injure the public, wound Hoddgdon, or disgrace Day.
April 12, 1799 Expresses Concern about Delivery of Supplies Samuel Hodgdon John Jacob Rivardi Has sent the articles requested in the enclosed invoice. Dealing with complaints of detention, damage, and embezzlement along the route. Requests acknowledgment of receipt. Reports loss of trunk belonging to Mr. Shieffelin while en route. The trunk contained 5 skins for Hodgdon from Dr. Charles Brown. They hope to recover the trunk and seek information. Both Hodgdon and Brown have not heard...
October 29, 1796 Missing Trunk with DeButt's Clothing John Wade Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is asked if knows anything about Captain DeButt's trunk, containing his clothing, which was entrusted to Captain Wade in Detroit and which Wade said would be included with the Commander in Chief's baggage. (A note says that the trunk with a saddle and bridle was forwarded by the wagoner James Whiskey on the 17th of June 1796 to Major Craig.)
July 12, 1797 Arrival of Trunk Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Captain Lyman's trunk received, but Lyman did not make any provision to pay for the receipt. Therefore Craig paid for its delivery and now enclosed receipt for reimbursement.
June 15, 1798 Hodgdon informs Major Cushing that his trunk and goods have arrived Samuel Hodgdon Thomas H. Cushing Hodgdon informs Major Cushing that his trunk and goods have arrived on a wagon. Note from Cushing indicates he received items.
November 30, 1795 Trunk to Pittsburgh to the Care of Major Craig J. Scott Samuel Hodgdon Colonel Pickering wants the trunk transported to Pittsburgh, addressed to Major Craig, by the first available wagon. It will remain there until requested by Henry Abeel.
September 13, 1796 Disposition of Hillis's Trunk, Etc. Stephen Hillis Samuel Hodgdon If Hodgdon has not yet sent his trunk, Hillis asks that it be kept in Hodgdon's store until Colonel Henley's wagons arrive
June 11, 1794 Trunk & Mattress to Pittsburgh John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon should forward to Pittsburgh a trunk and mattress, the baggage of Dr. Courman, who has gone forward to join the Army.
April 16, 1798 Puzzling References in the Latest Correspondence Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Winthrop explains that since he does not file his letters to Hodgdon, he does not know what Hodgdon is referring to in his latest letter. Is it about the big trunk and the articles that were to have been added therein?
December 14, 1798 Receipt of John Allison for goods being transported to Harper's Ferry John Allison [not available] Fiscal, receipt for transport of public and private goods being shipped to new armory at Harpers Ferry.
April 12, 1794 Cousin Winthrop's Trunk Daniel Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Sargent consigns to Hodgdon's care a trunk belonging to his cousin Winthrop Sargent. It has been shipped on board the sloop Abby, under Capt. Samuel Eames, as per the enclosed bill of laden. Hodgdon is to take care of it until he hears further respecting its disposal.
July 11, 1798 Articles for Captains Vance & Bissell & Lieut. Massey Seely Huling [not available] Huling confirms receipt from Isaac Craig, Deputy Quartermaster General, of the following articles to be delivered to Colonel Hodgdon in Philadelphia: one trunk for Captain Vance, one trunk for Captain Russell Bissell, and one box for Lieutenant Massey that he hopes will be forwarded by Hodgdon to Kent County, Eastern Shore, Maryland.
September 19, 1793 Distress Due to Disease in Philadelphia Timothy Pickering Benjamin Lincoln Pickering discusses the situation in Philadelphia which has been ravaged by disease.
November 19, 1787 John Pierce discusses army accounts with Joseph Howell John Pierce Joseph Howell John Pierce informs Joseph Howell that a trunk full of Andrew Dunscomb's papers will arrive on the sloop Adventure. Captain has the key.
May 6, 1800 Request for transportation of baggage of Dr Joseph Philips from Philadelphia to Knoxville James McHenry John Wilkins, Jr. Doctor Joseph Phillips of 4th Regiment of Infantry has been directed to go to Headquarters of Regiment of Tennessee. Request for transportation of one trunk and valise.
May 19, 1796 Enclosed Letter from Capt. Turner Relative to My Land, Etc. Winthrop Sargent Samuel Hodgdon Sargent is missing a trunk and asks for Hodgdon's help to find it. He encloses a letter from Captain Turner relating to land purchased.
September 24, 1800 Fifty Pieces of Ordnance for Fort Jay, Etc. Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Governor Sargent's trunk has been received. Stevens will ask Major Wadsworth to make a return. The State of New York has acknowledged its debt to the United States for the stores furnished for the fortifications. Fort Jay needs fifty pieces of ordnance immediately.
December 10, 1799 Request for Transportation to Knoxville of Items belonging to Lieutenant John Porter James McHenry John Wilkins, Jr. Request to furnish transportation to Knoxville Tennessee for trunk and small box belonging to Lieutenant John Porter of 4th Regiment of Infantry.
May 19, 1797 Authorization and Deranged Pay Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed two extracts of letters from Quartermaster General authorizing Craig to proceed with his estimates for May. Requested trunk forwarded to Mr. Heath. Not yet determined if Polhemus should receive deranged pay. Request from Turner for silver Prussian binding.
July 12, 1799 Quarterly Returns of the Clothing and Indian Commissary Departments Jonathan Schieffelin Samuel Hodgdon Encloses duplicates of the Quarterly Returns of the Clothing and Indian Commissary Departments. Cannot, as of yet, send copies of the vouchers. Indians are gathering, there has been an altercation between some Potawatamies and Miami. There is no news of the lost trunk.
April 4, 1794 Pay for the Services of Mr. John Blakely Joseph Howell William Polk $198 is remitted for the services of John Blakely of Wilmington for safe keeping a trunk of gold taken from on board the Spanish ship St. Joseph.
March 13, 1800 Request for Information Regarding Payment William Simmons James Miller Number 17 voucher submitted by Miller for payment of Benjamin Overholser for the transportation of barrels, boxes, and a trunk from Philadelphia to Pittsburg, Pennsylvania to the recipient Major George Stevenson of 10th Regiment. Simmons requests information on contents of transportation - public or private?
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 3, 1799 Reports Medicine and Hospital Stores Sent to Fort Massac with Directions Timothy Banger Isaac Craig Received letter about medicine and hospital stores marked Fort Massac and West Florida. The Secretary of War suggests the whole supply be sent to Fort Massac. The commanding officer there should wait for more direction from General Wilkins about what to keep there and what to send out to the various posts. Requests that he write to the commanding officer of Mississippi to inform him of the...
April 12, 1794 Bill of Lading for Winthrop Sargent's Trunk Daniel Sargent Samuel Eames Bill of Lading for Winthrop Sargent's trunk, transported to the care of Samuel Hodgdon on board the sloop Abby, under Captain Samuel Eames.