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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
December 11, 1797 Indian Land, Treaty Talks, and Husbandry Utensils James McHenry Isaac Williams McHenry discusses Indian land and the need for treaty talks with sundry tribes; He adds that husbandry utensils for the Indians will be included in the annuity for the coming year.
April 24, 1800 Returns of Arms & Accoutrements and Camp Equipage & Utensils William North [not available] This General Order states that all returns should be made to the Deputy Quartermaster General that are related to arms and accoutrements and camp equipage and utensils required by the twelve additional regiments of infantry and battalions of artillery commanded by Majors Tousard and Hoops to take the field.
November 12, 1798 Some Pistols & Muskets Do Not Match the Patterns Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is a return of all the tools and utensils at the Armory. Mr. Ames thinks it important to inform Hodgdon and the Secretary of War that the pistols and muskets that have been delivered do not conform in every particular to the patterns.
August 31, 1792 Estimate for farming utensils for the Southern Indians Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate for farming utensils for the Southern Indians.
January 10, 1800 Superintendent's Estimate is Too High Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams contends that the Superintendent's estimate of tools and utensils is too high by several thousand dollars. He bases his contention on documents he has on hand and he has asked [Ames] to dissect his rough estimate and assess the value of each article. [Ames] has refused saying that the Secretary of War has no objections to the estimate he submitted.
June 12, 1799 Necessary Supplies Should be Forwarded William S. Smith Alexander Hamilton "...we have neither tents nor the necessary camp utensils. I will however endeavor to help them over these inconveniences until, by your communications to the War Office, the necessary supplies may be forwarded--each Company will at present require 4 good axes and 4 spades and the earliest attention should be paid to the forwarding [of] the pelluses allowed--a further supply of clothing is...
August 8, 1791 Change in Rendezvous Location Henry Knox Captain Pratt To expedite recruiting process, Pratt is authorized to change his rendez vous location from Middletown to Hartford. Noted that Mr. Colt will furnish supplies to recruits at Hartford.
December 31, 1799 Estimation of Tools and Utensils On Hand David Ames [not available] Estimation of all tools and utensils on hand at the Armory in Springfield as returned by the Superintendent per his return, December 31st 1799.
April 8, 1791 Furnishing Recruits Henry Knox [not available] Letter, directs furnishing recruits.
November 26, 1795 Ordnances for Transport Timothy Pickering William Eaton Enclosed return for ordnance and military stores to be transported to fort on St. Mary's River.
May 26, 1798 Extensive List of Articles for the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver items enumerated on a nine-page list from the public stores to Captain John Barry for the ship "United States." Included are articles for the ship's chandlery, paints, charts, cabin furniture, hospital stores and utensils, stationery, and provisions.
May 7, 1792 Recruiting Instructions for Jedediah Rogers Henry Knox [not available] Form document with personal note by Knox on only placing men with good character into position of Lieut. due to amount of pay.
May 12, 1800 Explanation of Account Differences William Simmons Elijah House & Son Simmons examined accounts of Elijah House, contractor, and found difference in account balance, leaving House in debt to United States. Account details below.
February 15, 1799 Secretary at War directs the conduct of Indian affairs with Chapin James McHenry Israel Chapin Jr Letter, directs distribution of Indian annuities; mentions Treaty of konondaigua; mentions Genesee Treaty of 1797.
January 28, 1799 Iron for Upper Bands & Trigger Plates Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams discusses the need for iron of various weights for upper bands and trigger plates.
February 11, 1799 Business of Making Muskets Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon discusses in detail the business and issues related to manufacturing muskets.
March 4, 1794 Arsenals and Armories Henry Knox House of Representatives Report communicated to the House of Representatives by the Secretary of War. The President is of the opinion that in addition to the military arsenal at Springfield, Massachusetts, there ought to be erected two other arsenals, located in the Southern and Middle States.
April 14, 1787 Regarding the Pay of Troops, and Arrangement of Contractor Accounts Henry Knox Jeremiah Wadsworth Encloses warrants for the pay of troops, from the loan office of Connecticut, and asks that they be paid as quickly as possible. Mentions arrangements made with treasury board for pay of troops. Asks Wadsworth to arrange his accounts so that there is one each for clothing, fuel, straw, transportation, rations, etc. States that unit commanders will see to paying the men.
August 28, 1800 Clothing Should Not be Sent to Any One Captain, Etc. Daniel Jackson Samuel Hodgdon Amidst a discussion of supply matters, Jackson recommends that clothing not be sent on the return of any one captain in his battalion until the return of the whole is sent together. If any single captain procures his clothing before the others it causes murmering and dissension from his companions.
October 6, 1798 Clarification of Instructions, Etc. Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Amidst a discussion of returns, receipts, purchases, and deliveries, Williams requests a clarification of several of his instructions, including Articles Nine and Twelve.
December 31, 1799 Statement of the Armory Department Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Statement of the Armory Department at Springfield for the year 1799, from the paymaster and public storekeeper at the Springfield Armory. Included is a detailed list of supplies and ordnance on hand and work accomplished during the year. The total for the year is $74,086.34.
May 26, 1798 Military and Other Stores for the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris John Harris has been directed to deliver items enumerated on a nine-page list from the public stores to Captain John Barry for the ship "United States." Included are articles for the ship's chandlery, paints, charts, cabin furniture, hospital stores and utensils, stationery, and provisions.
May 30, 1798 Preparation to Set Sail to Meet French Privateers James McHenry Captain Thomas Truxtun Reports French privateers invading coasts and trade requiring them to defend themselves at sea. Hopes for a speedy departure, and requests that if articles are needed, to seek for them at various ports along the route. Requests Lieut. Triplett to be on board and Lieut. Dyson to furnish recruits. Lists cruising orders along the US coast. Lists hospital stores, utensils, stationary, cabin...
August 1, 1793 Goods Needed Annually for the Chickasaw and Choctaw Indians Andrew Pickens [not available] "Estimate of goods necessary to be furnished the Chickasaw and Choctaw Indians annually."
August 14, 1799 They eat their provisions like dogs on the ground. William Willcocks Alexander Hamilton Willcocks reports on the complaints of the officers respecting their delinquent pay. The men are stealing vegetables and are in a state of mutiny over their lack of even the barest necessities like bowls for eating their food.