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July 4, 1800 A Man Skilled at Window Glass Making Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Craig asks Hodgdon to inquire of his friends in Boston respecting a man skilled in window glass making.
September 5, 1800 Skilled Labor Needed for Glass Manufacturing Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig discusses the skilled labor needed for the manufacture of window glass and bottles with Samuel Hodgdon.
July 11, 1800 Recommendation of Glass Manufacturer Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Believed the next time O'Hara visits Philadelphia it would be for seeking contracts. Stated that if O'Hara cannot make a contract profitable, no one could. Endorsed Mr. Hewes, the first manufacturer of window glass, as a good glass manufacturer and described his work.
June 21, 1799 Requests Putty, Window Glass for New Barracks at Tellico and West Point Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Col. David Henley requests putty and window glass for new barracks at Tellico and South West Point. Requests order and deposit in the public store, and to be transported by the first wagon. Henley also requests a complete list of armorer's tools.
December 24, 1791 Letter from Captain Armstrong to Samuel Hodgdon on state of supply John Armstrong Samuel Hodgdon From Fort Hamilton, Armstrong reports to Hodgdon at Fort Washington that he received letter from General directing him to forward to Fort Jefferson certain articles of clothing which were taken forward by Mr Masralick, who was given two horses and a supply of Indian corn. Mr Kitchel says he does not intend to let Hodgdon have anymore. Armstrong says his building is complete; found a strong horse...
April 3, 1801 Glass Works and Pay for Read Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Hopes to maintain correspondence regardless of Hodgdon's future pursuits. Requests selling price of pot ash and pearl ash. Inquires due to the increase in glass manufacture. Anticipated free time to visit Hodgdon after his removal from office. Read cannot pay his bills because he hasn't received pay since last November.
June 21, 1799 Request for Issue of Armorer's Tools to Knoxville James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of armorer's tools & supplies to Knoxville.
October 13, 1800 Reasonable Price for a Horse-Mill, Etc. Joseph Cranch Samuel Hodgdon Since Cranch is about to depart, he wants to know if the public will give him a reasonable price for a horse-mill he built for grinding and polishing bayonets and gun furniture as well as window glass in the shop, two pairs of smith's bellows, two anvils, twelve vices, and a number of small tools.
August 29, 1800 Accounting and Procuring Workmen Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Once demands are acknowledged, Hodgdon will send along as many more as Craig requests. Will find W. Price and send along Craig's wishes. Informed that the best workmen in the country are in Albany, NY and advised Craig to obtain workmen at that place. Mentioned returns and abstracts.
October 18, 1798 Only Four Boxes of Glass, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Tench Francis Hodgdon notes that Francis has only mentioned four boxes of glass even though Hodgdon had requisitioned six boxes.
May 17, 1797 Estimate of Stores Required by David Henley Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Estimate of stores required by David Henley, an agent of the War Department.
July 18, 1800 Glass Manufacturing Business Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig discusses the prospects for a successful glass manufacturing business with Samuel Hodgdon.
November 13, 1791 Additional Houses John Armstrong Samuel Hodgdon The present buildings, independent ot those holding public stores, will not contain more than twenty men. Four or five additional houses therefore must be built. Armstrong has directed the logs to be cut so if Hodgdon can furnish a [?] for two or three days the houses can be completed. Two or more carpenters might be necessary.
January 29, 1792 Items to Pittsburgh John Stagg William Knox The Secretary of War requests that Knox forward to Pittsburgh, to the order of Major Isaac Craig, a number of items, including bullet moulds, boxes, hooks, and nails.
March 5, 1792 Intrusion on Indian Hunting Grounds Richard Justice William Blount Richard Justice and Thomas Glass write to Governor Blount regarding Little Turkey's movements and their willingness to adhere to any agreement between Little Turkey and the Governor. There have been encounters between whites and Indians in Indian hunting grounds but there has been no violence.
November 23, 1791 Report of Conditions at the Garrison John Armstrong Samuel Hodgdon Reports missing an important article (tar) and no corn, and they cannot proceed as planned, producing an insecure situation at the garrison. Notes need for a constant guard against the savages, leaving them very fatigued. Requests an assortment of gimblets and kettles and writing paper. Waits boat and corn. Rooms are too dark.
January 15, 1792 Sketch of Block House Isaac Craig Henry Knox Enclosed sketch of newly completed block house and other buildings with full description of size, location, and plan for additional buildings.
November 12, 1792 Indian Attack Against Mr. Byram William Blount Henry Knox Blount describes an Indian attack on the house of Mr. Byram in which one attacker was killed and another wounded.
August 22, 1800 Labor Needed for Glass Manufacturing, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig forwards a return of ordinance stores and clothing to Samuel Hodgdon. Craig also discusses plans to procure the tools and labor needed for glass manufacturing.
December 4, 1791 Mistake in Forwarding Clothing, Etc. John Armstrong Samuel Hodgdon Armstrong is sorry that a mistake was made in forwarding the clothing brought by the pack horses. He will ask the General to let him have shirts and shoes from the stores at Fort Hamilton to be replaced by his shirts and shoes from Fort Washington. Included in the return of the pack horses are one anvil, two vices, twenty axes, and two casks of nails.
August 10, 1798 Money and Transported Goods Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig (First half of letter is illegible) Advanced money for men in Detroit, prolonged sickness weighs heavy on Hodgdon, J. Hamilton began travels with glass cases for Wilkins and Bates.
October 10, 1789 Discussion of Robbery at Military Storehouse Jeremiah Olney Henry Knox Letter, describes burglary of public stores.
March 4, 1796 Estimate of Quartermaster's Stores Wanted for Army for 1796 [not available] [not available] Estimated number of items wanted for the Quarter Master's stores for the army for 1796 to be purchased in Philadelphia.
May 15, 1794 Invoice of Military and Quarter Master's Stores Samuel Hodgdon John Stagg Invoice of military and quarter master's stores forwarded to Pittsburgh for the Western Army.
May 19, 1797 Value of Buildings and Forwarded Supplies Isaac Craig James McHenry Recounted the construction of buildings at Fort Pitt. Buildings were made of logs and are decayed, in addition they were built on private land which was recently sold to private citizens. Craig awaiting instructions on disposal of building materials. Requests assistance from Attorney General in processing request. Noted similar situation at Fort Randolf in Wheeling.