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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
November 12, 1796 Necessity for Ordering Infantry Privates' Vests John Harris Samuel Hodgdon Having only six infantry private's vests in the store, Harris is not able to comply with Major Craig requisition for fifty complete vests. An order for vests of this description is required.
December 6, 1799 Enclosed return of coats and vests supplied Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Encloses a return of the coats and vests to which he has supplied; mentions that there are about three hundred artillery coats on hand.
January 5, 1799 Request for Clothing Ferdinand L. Claiborne Samuel Hodgdon Asks for delivery of uniform vests due his troops.
August 30, 1798 Overalls & Vests Are Not in Store Samuel Hodgdon George Washington Duncan Articles are being sent to Duncan by way of Boston, except for the woolen overalls and vests which are currently not in store but which will be delivered when they are available.
August 28, 1799 Invoice of Coats and Vests for Captain Irwin Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Encloses invoice of coats and vests for Capt. Irwin's company of artillerists and engineers at Reading, Pennsylvania.
October 22, 1798 Letter from Captain Calender Irvine requesting vests for his troops Callender Irvine Samuel Hodgdon Received public clothing but no vests. Perhaps there were none. Weather is setting in cold. Request woolen overalls and vests. Have fifty recruits.
October 17, 1798 A Shortage of Vests, Knapsacks, & Canteens Alexander Gibson Samuel Hodgdon Gibson complains of a shortage of vests, knapsacks, and canteens which are essential if his recruits are ordered to march.
September 4, 1799 Furnishing coats and vests to troops Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Writes that the War Secretary asked him to procure suits for the artillerists in New York. Adds that General Hamilton has been asking him to furnish coats and vests wanted in states other than New York, which Stevens finds difficult. Asks if those supplies are on hand in the public stores.
August 13, 1799 Request for Items for Col. Stevens Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Enclosed return was received this morning. Col. Stevens requests immediate shipment of all items except coats and vests.
October 16, 1799 Either I Cannot Read or I Cannot Write, Etc. Staats Morris Samuel Hodgdon Morris observes that if the storekeeper is correct respecting the accuracy of the duplicate invoice, then either Morris cannot read or he cannot write and the truth is that he can do both. But since the invoice reflects the exact quantity of clothing received, it is not a matter of much moment. The coats and vests have not come perhaps because the materials may be sent in their stead. That would...
August 16, 1799 Promises to Send Clothing Supplies Immediately for Troops Samuel Hodgdon Ebenezer Stevens All articles of clothing except coats and vests will be immediately delivered to Reading. Requests a return for every supply listed. Acknowledges that all of these supplies are necessary for the troops.
November 2, 1798 Clothing for Capt. Gibson Samuel Hodgdon Elias Langham If Capt. Gibson needs the vests and woolen overalls that Langham has on hand, he is asked to forward them to Capt. Gibson at Staunton.
May 16, 1799 Refers to Order for Clothing in Store Samuel Hodgdon John Macwharter Refers to clothing in store: sergeants' vests, linen overalls, musicians' coats. These items have been forwarded and will be delivered.
August 31, 1799 Return of clothing wanted for Captain Elliott Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Encloses return of clothing for Capt. Elliott's company, stating that he will deal with the coats and vests and requesting that Hodgdon complete the rest. The clothing is needed immediately.
December 25, 1798 On the subject of clothing supplies Callender Irvine Samuel Hodgdon Received a bale containing fifty pairs of woolen overalls in good condition; Captain Irvine also thanks Hodgdon for the appreciated clothing - including vests and coats - that he has received.
August 12, 1799 Return of clothing wanted for Captain Irwin Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Encloses a return of clothing wanted for Captain Irwin's company of artillerists and engineers. States that he can furnish the coats and vests by himself, but that the other articles be forwarded at the earliest opportunity.
September 29, 1798 Sergeants' Clothing in Place of Privates' Clothing Samuel Hodgdon Jonathan Jackson Hodgdon informs Jackson that, having no privates' vests, shirts, or woolen overalls in store, he has elected to forward sergeants' clothing instead. It costs more but there is little difference between the two types of clothing.
November 20, 1798 Return of Clothing to November 20th S. Libby [not available] A return of clothing to the 20th of November 1798.
May 30, 1800 Request for Issue of Clothing for Men of 2d Regiment of Artillerists & Engineers James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of several suits of clothing for use in the 2d Regiment of Artillerists & Engineers. 2 notes from the receiving officer are appended.
October 23, 1799 Return of clothing wanted for infantry Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Encloses a return of clothing wanted for a regiment of infantry, according to General Hamilton's request. Asks that the articles be forwarded before the winter sets in. States that he can handle the coats, vests, and blankets.
April 18, 1799 The Quartermaster General's Books, Etc. James Miller Samuel Hodgdon Miller has supposed that clothing was not to come through his department except when it is related to the transportation business. The enclosed invoice contains vests for private artillery men. He wants to know, therefore, if every article of every description that is requested of Mr. Harris by the Secretary of War is to come through the Quartermaster General's books.
December 2, 1791 Clothing for Captain Mills' Company John Stagg William Knox Order to furnish Captain Mills' Company with vests for recruits and and iron hand cuffs.
January 15, 1799 Request for Issue of Clothing, Accoutrements & Swords James McHenry John Harris Delivery of uniform items, shoes, etc.
September 6, 1799 Return of clothing wanted for Captain Stilles Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Encloses return of clothing wanted for Capt. Stilles company of artillerists and engineers. States that he will supply the coats and vests, requesting that Hodgdon supply the rest.
October 19, 1799 No Money even for Washwomen Thomas Parker Alexander Hamilton "...I shall march tomorrow but it is extremely painful for me to witness the distress and chagrin of the officers and soldiers who have not money to discharge even the claims of their washwomen...a wagon arrived with a supply of coats, vests, and woolen overralls, articles which were much wanted. In consequence of my of my request, Mr. Machee {Mackey], superintendent of the public works at...