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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 23, 1800 Necessary Portions of Meat and Vegetables, Etc. John Smith Samuel Hodgdon Smith has received the bill of fare and thanks Hodgdon for his kind attention. The provisions they have received are satisfactory and Smith has written to Jones & Thompson since they furnished the supplies. He has specified the portions of meat and vegetables that he thinks is necessary for each man.
July 5, 1794 Sail cloth manufactured in Boston Benjamin Lincoln Alexander Hamilton Letter to the Secretary of Treasury stating that the sail cloth manufactured in Boston is to be preferred imported sail cloth from Europe. The writer states that Boston manufactured cloth is less liable to mildew, owing to the sizing which in America is made from animal substances and not as is common in Europe from vegetables.
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.
July 21, 1800 Return of the fresh provisions for the brig Sophia Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, directs the issue of provisions for Brig Sophia.
November 4, 1790 General Orders to Kentucky and Pennsylvania militia Josiah Harmar [not available] Harmar says the order and regularity of the militia on their return to the Ohio River was highly commendable. Notwithstanding losses, notes the destruction of corn and vegetables, and killing of 100 warriors. Militia from Kentucky to receive pay until 10th instant, then draw provisions and march home. General returns thanks to every officer and private for good conduct, and discharges them with...
May 31, 1787 Theft of Powder & Tents by Soldiers at West Point William Price Henry Knox Describes catching two thieves pilfering the contractor's stores, and their earlier deeds in stealing powder & tents from the public stores. Discusses the affair in detail, including confessions of stealing and selling the items. Expresses confusion at the stealing of the powder, as he has kept tight control over access to the magazine.
June 24, 1798 French Pirates Hovering in My Cruising Ground, Etc. Captain Thomas Truxtun James McHenry Captain Truxton assures McHenry that he will convoy thye fleet of merchant ships and will then confront the French Pirates who are sailing the tract of sea allotted for his cruising ground.
December 16, 1790 Reports on Harmar's Expedition against the Hostile Western Tribes Henry Knox George Washington Knox's letter to the President includes the General Orders from General Harmer's expedition against the hostile western Indians.
February 18, 1799 Captain Ingersoll's Report George Ingersoll Alexander Hamilton Captain Ingersoll provides a detailed report of the state of readiness of his command, including a description of the buildings he is using and the surrounding terrain in addition to his returns of clothing and arms.
November 23, 1790 Report of Expedition against Little Turtle and Miamis Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Josiah Harmar provides a detailed account to the Secretary at War of the failed military expedition against Little Turtle and the Miamis. This account includes such details as the order of march, the order of encampment, and the order of battle. Describes the Miami Indians groups and the geography. Mentions interactions with traders, whom, he claims, may be more savage than the Indians. Ordered...
May 8, 1792 Report on St. Clair's Expedition House of Representatives Unknown Recipient Report from the House of Representatives on Arthur St. Clair's expedition. Discusses training and discipline of recruits; desertions of militia; retreat of St. Clair's force; Indians and Indian warfare; recruiting service.