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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
October 28, 1797 Request for Wagons William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Simmons requested two wagons to move the papers of War Department.
February 17, 1792 Two Wagons John Stagg William Knox Knox is asked to make two wagons available for Capt. Hughes who has been ordered to march the following day.
September 23, 1794 My Quantity of Wagons Richard Parker Samuel Hodgdon [Partly illegible] Parker assures Hodgdon that has spared no pain, night or day, to complete his quantity of wagons.
November 24, 1796 Wagons Are Able to Take Some Clothing John Harris Samuel Hodgdon The wagons engaged for Fort Fidius will be able to take whatever clothing is considered just because Harris has engaged the same wagons that just returned from that place.
March 30, 1786 Estimate of Wagons to go with troops to Pittsburgh Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate for wagons to attend troops marching to Pittsburgh with estimate of travel times.
July 7, 1788 Stores and Wagons William Price Henry Knox Following the instructions in Knox's letter of June 9, Price has delivered to Mrs. Randal the articles she wanted, to the amount of one pound sixteen shillings. Wagons can be easily procured; Price asks how many two horse wagons are allowed the company and whether they must be hired by the day. Price sends by the bearer, Ensign Jefferd, returns of ordnance and quartermasters stores for June.
April 8, 1799 Receipt for providing wagons Samuel Fisher [not available] Samuel Fisher is owed four dollars for providing wagons for forwarding baggage and stores of Army against insurgents in April 1799.
April 19, 1798 Three Wagons Engaged for Transportation Samuel Hodgdon James Wilkinson Hodgdon asks Wilkinson not to forward the public load at Wetmore's until further notice. He has engaged three wagons for that purpose which should arrive soon.
October 7, 1794 Arrival of wagons with stores Alexander Hamilton Samuel Hodgdon Informs the Supervisor of Military Stores that one or two wagons with military stores have just arrived, destined for Fort Cumberland, after previous delays. The rifles have also arrived from Lancaster.
September 14, 1794 Wagons for Pennsylvania troops Alexander Hamilton Samuel Hodgdon Secretary Hamilton writes that Abraham Hunt has informed him that he can procure wagons as far as Reading, Pennsylvania, but not further. Therefore advices Hodgdon to immediately send on a person to engage wagons to take the troops up at Reading. Governor Richard Howell of New Jersey will send the rest of the Jersey militia.
November 2, 1792 Return of Wagons, Horses, and Oxen James O'Hara Henry Knox Return of wagons, horses, and oxen at western posts. Distinguishes between wagon horses, pack horses, and saddle horses.
November 25, 1791 Requests Two Wagons with Horses for Captain Mills John Stagg William Knox Requests two wagons with four horses to convey the baggage of Captain Mills from Pittsburgh.
April 4, 1794 Forwards Major Craig's Order for Wagons and Bells James O'Hara Joseph Simon Refers to Major Craig's order for wagons, horse bells, cow bells, and collars.
March 1, 1798 Cash Invoices on the Wagons with the Treaty Goods Samuel Hodgdon David Henley Letter, discusses cash invoices included in the wagons with the treaty goods.
November 17, 1798 Letter to the Superintendent of Military Stores Edward Miller Samuel Hodgdon Mentions rations, bounty lands, wagons, and money.
November 16, 1796 Is There Room in the Wagons for Soldiers' Clothing? John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of War wants to know whether there will be room in the return wagons to Knoxville for soldiers' clothing intended for the troops in that quarter while reserving space for Captain Wade's baggage and a small medicine chest. If so, what quantity of clothing would be allowed?
October 23, 1795 Quartermaster General's Intention of Resigning, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon The fifteen post notes of $100 have arrived. The Quartermaster General says he intends to resign and believes that he will not be replaced. The four wagons that James Ritchie loaded with hospital stores have arrived. Since winter is imminent, any additional wagons should hasten to their destinations.
October 6, 1797 Acknowledged Receipt of Vouchers William Simmons Stephen Hillis Simmons received letter from Hillis. Wagons have arrived by vouchers mentioned in letter by Hillis have not yet come to hand.
September 19, 1794 Forwarded Arms Peter Hunt Samuel Hodgdon Arms forwarded, Hunt making every effort to send along powder.
August 23, 1793 Money, Invoice of Clothing, Arrival of Valentine Pancake, Condition of Wagons, Additional Transportation Charges Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Received $5000 and invoice of clothing for 2d Sub Legion. Valentine Pancake arrived with cavalry clothing and suits. Mentions broken shafts and gumbrels, Mr. Culbertson's wagons. Because stores are forwarded late in season, will be additional charges. Boats cannot carry half loads. Need an assortment of files.
April 20, 1798 Public Load in Your Keeping Samuel Hodgdon Daniel Wilmer Hodgdon asks Wilmer to keep the public load safe until the wagons arrive that will transport it forward.
October 26, 1792 Requisitions, returns, and expenditures Henry Knox James O'Hara Requisition for $50,000 will be considered and transmitted to Treasury. Asks for returns of pack horses, oxen carts, wagons in service, and object for which employed. Asks for an abstract specifying objects and amount of payments made.
February 10, 1800 Reports Delivery and Shipment of Order of Clothing for Troops David Henley James McHenry Announces arrival of five wagons from Philadelphia with clothing for the troops. Lightened the load, then sent the wagons to South West Point.
August 10, 1792 On the Timing of Arrival of Goods at Pittsburg Henry Knox Isaac Craig Knox says that a sufficient time has hardly elapsed for any articles sent forward to the arrived yet. Asks that Craig be particular in notifying of the days when the stores are delivered and the names of the wagons.
August 18, 1798 Transporting the Packages Samuel Hodgdon Peter Hunt Hunt is asked to transport the packages by water if possible and by horse wagons if necessary.