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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 30, 1799 Discussion of Proposed Military Storehouse & Laboratory; Forwarded Recommendation for Marine Officer's Post John Adams James McHenry Adams says he has only one possible objection to the proposed military campus (laboratory, powder house and warehouses) outside of Philadelphia: that the government is moving to the new city of Washington within the next year. Leaves this potential problem to McHenry's judgment; also forwards a recommendation of an officer for the Marine Corps.
May 24, 1799 Concerning Armory Employee & Proposition Establishment of Military Laboratory & Storehouse Near Philadelphia James McHenry John Adams Forwards a letter showing how he has settled the account of an assistant, now discharged, at Springfield [Armory]. Discusses recommendations for the appointment of several officers. Recommends that a laboratory, powder house, and warehouses be erected near Philadelphia, that ammunition may be prepared and it and other military articles be stored nearby. Expects to be able to purchase land...
February 8, 1797 Charges for stored articles William Simmons John Harris Simmons requests information on the proportion of Military Stores Department articles stored with other material on a wharf and warehouses in Philadelphia.
February 25, 1800 Charges for Rent of Rooms in Warehouse for Deposit of Public Stores [not available] [not available] Payment for rent for rooms in warehouses for the deposit of public stores.
December 1, 1782 Clothing for the Southern Army Benjamin Lincoln Nathaniel Greene Lincoln trusts that General Greene will be able to supply his troops with clothing from the warehouses in Charleston. If the clothing cannot be supplied from Charleston, Lincoln hopes he can supply the clothing from Virginia which he thinks can be speedily forwarded in a coasting craft to Charleston.
July 12, 1796 Inspection and Classification of Stores at Three Naval Yards James McHenry Josiah Fox Fox is to visit the naval yards at Boston, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and Boston, to examine the stores. He is to class the timbers according to directions laid out in the letter. He is also to ensure that the stores and timbers are secure from weather and theft. Shipbuilders should send quotes to McHenry for the construction of a 36 gun frigate.
December 16, 1782 Clothing for the Southern Army Benjamin Lincoln Nathaniel Greene Lincoln is exceedingly oblidged by General Greene's attention to the arrangement and the manner in which Greene conducted it. He is equally pleased with Greene's care in procuring clothing for his troops which has relieved Lincoln's long anxiety about supplying the clothing. Mr. Morris will honor Greene's draughts and appears satisfied with the steps Greene has taken.
May 13, 1796 Estimate of the Rent of Stores in the City of Philadelphia and its Vicinity for the Use of the United States for the Year of 1796.] Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Estimate of cost to rent various magazines, warehouses, a church, and store room.
September 30, 1782 Clothing for General Greene's Southern Army Benjamin Lincoln Nathaniel Greene Lincoln desires to be informed by General Greene if Greene will be able to provide clothing for the troops he will retain with his army. Lincoln has no doubt that the clothing can be provided if Charleston is evacuated by the British. But despite difficulties and little hope of success he will ship the clothing from Philadelphia if it cannot be obtained in Charleston.
November 5, 1782 Procurement of Clothing for General Greene's Southern Army Benjamin Lincoln Nathaniel Greene If Greene's whole army is to remain before Charleston and the British do not leave the city, large supplies of clothing must be forwarded to Greene's army. Hopes that the necessary clothing can be procured in Charleston if it should be evacuated. Lincoln desires earliest information on these matters.
July 10, 1782 General Greene's Southern Army Benjamin Lincoln Nathaniel Greene Lincoln expresses sympathy for the sufferings of General Greene's troops. Greene's army entitled to better fare. Mentions the meritorious and gallant exertions of Greene's troops under extreme difficulties. Lincoln believes they merited a better fate. He regrets that he is unable to redress the army's grievances. Other extracts mention supplies and clothing during the Revolutionary War.