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July 2, 1791 Letter from Samuel Hodgdon to William Knox request for pay for Mr Trimble for wagon transport Samuel Hodgdon William Knox Hodgdon requests that William Knox pay Mr Trimble 3 days of hauling of public goods. Asks that he be paid $3.00 per day. He has behaved well and his loads were delivered in good order.
July 2, 1793 The Infamous Mr. Martin Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne has been informed by Mr. Morrison, a gentleman of veracity, that he saw between twenty and thirty wagon-loads of public stores laying at Shippensburg. Mr. Martin who brought them that far was so infamous a character that he would not hire a team to bring them on to Pittsburgh. He has uniformly defrauded every person with whom he has had any dealings. Wayne fears that if the water fails as...
September 14, 1792 Report on Return of Deficient Articles Isaac Craig Henry Knox Craig makes reference to Colonel Hodgdon's report on the return of deficient articles of stores. He suggests that in the hurry of business, some articles may have escaped his attention. Craig encloses return of stores delivered on recent wagon loads.
January 18, 1792 Powder Casks John Stagg William Knox As soon as possible, Knox should provide a wagon to transport powder casks. Knox should send a return for the quantity forwarded.
May 10, 1791 Delivery of Stores Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Two loads of public stores delivered. Specifications of saddles, bridles, and halters for dragoons. Remaining accoutrements to arrive in next wagon.
September 5, 1792 Assignment to Monitor Drivers of Public Loads Samuel Hodgdon John Wilmer When finding public loads on the road, note the driver name, place seen, and contents of load. Report back to Hodgdon. Payment of $24. Apply to Major Craig for further sums if necessary.
January 24, 1797 Estimate of Quartermaster Generals Expenses in 1797 Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Hodgdon provides a statement of the likely disbursement of sums by the Quarter Master's Department in 1797.
September 24, 1795 Weighing Loads Samuel Hodgdon William Leidorn Jr. The weighing loads and number of bars per draft are listed for twenty-nine entries
June 5, 1794 Six Loads by Andrew McClure Robert Culbertson Samuel Hodgdon Since the harvest is close at hand, Culbertson cannot go down for loads so he requests that Hodgdon send six loads to him by Andrew McClure who will provide a receipt.
September 26, 1799 Illegible Text Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Document quality renders text mostly illegible. Delivery of wagon loads;
September 19, 1794 Six Loads of Arms to Reading Peter Hunt Samuel Hodgdon Six loads of arms have been sent on to Reading and the remainder will be sent soon.
May 29, 1795 Delivery of Goods and Indian Affairs Isaac Craig Timothy Pickering Delivery of wampum and 2 wagon loads of goods too insignificant to make a full boatload to deliver. Craig will wait for the remaining Indian goods to be delivered. Mentioned the scalping of 2 men traveling from Le Boeuf to Presque-Isle.
October 21, 1794 Clothing Forwarded to Carlisle, Etc. Richard Parker Samuel Hodgdon Parker provides new information on shipments. The public clothing that was forwarded to Carlisle is gone on to Bedford. Other wagon loads have been shipped on the 12th and the 16th under the auspices of Captain Gamble.
May 5, 1791 Enclosed Duplicate Receipts Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Receipts for two loads of stores to be forwarded. Requests information of status of stores in Pittsburgh, specifically tea.
June 19, 1791 One More Wagon Major Erkuries Beatty William Knox Beatty has written General Knox about an additional wagon to meet him in Trenton. He finds that it will be impossible for him to transport the quantity of spare clothing, arms, and tents that he is obliged to carry for his party of at least 100 levies without one more wagon.
June 5, 1792 Captain Kersey's Wagon John Stagg William Knox Captain Kersey is waiting for the wagon for his detachment. It is absolutely necessary that he is furnished immediately because the Secretary of War ordered that the troops could not march without it.
May 28, 1798 Advances to Wagoners Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon requests an additional warrant to pay the advances to the wagoners for the delivery of their loads.
December 23, 1785 Report on Problem With Wagon Cover Shipment, & on Desertions from West Point William Price Henry Knox Discusses problem with bulkiness of shipped wagon covers; reports that three men have deserted -- two from Connecticut, one from [New] York -- and that parties have been sent in search of them.
January 23, 1799 Sends Clothing and Military Stores via Wagon Samuel Hodgdon James Read Sends requested clothing and military stores. Because the waterway is unsure, will send by wagon. Requests acknowledgment of receipt and whether the shipment agrees with the invoice.
December 15, 1797 Advice Regarding the Mounting of 24 Pound Cannons Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Craig advised Hodgdon that the "24 Pounders" should not be mounted on ship or garrison carriages. Craig requested Hodgdon forward iron trunks for proper mounting of cannons.
December 1, 1796 Keep the Indians' Wagon in Readiness John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of War requests that the wagon for the Indians' baggage should be kept in readiness since it cannot start until their clothing is finished.
December 2, 1791 Status of Supplies Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Location of supplies to be shipped via wagon given.
September 18, 1794 Wagon for Baggage & Prisoners Thomas Hutchins Samuel Hodgdon Huntchins wants a wagon for the purpose of transporting baggage and the prisoners of a detachment of recruits to Spring Garden.
May 3, 1798 Two Teams that Will Carry Tents to Pittsburgh, Etc. Henry Bedinger Samuel Hodgdon Bedinger discusses in detail the shipment of tents to Pittsburgh. He has contracted with two teams to carry them but they are required to haul full loads so he made up the balance with tent poles. The wagoners have been advanced $100 on account and will set out on Monday.
October 14, 1794 No Driver for My Wagon John Sears Samuel Hodgdon Sears apologizes for not sending his wagon. Just as he had the carriage ready, the driver decided not to go. Sears' driver is taking Mr. Page to Bristol but will be available upon his return.