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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
October 25, 1797 Purchase of Wood for Winter Nathan Jones George Fleming Orders to contract a fair price for wood to be delivered to garrison at West Point.
February 15, 1790 More Wood Needed at West Point William Price Henry Knox The wood on hand will last the officers and men through the end of the month. If the troops currently at West Point stay longer they will need 44 cords of wood per month. Price asks if Knox thinks it proper to purchase more wood; it can be purchased if money is advanced to Price. Garrison cannot bring wood because the sleighing is too poor, so the work will have to be hired out. Anyone Garrison...
September 18, 1786 Account of Colonel Wood John Pierce Jonathan Nicholson Encloses a return of the monies charged to Col. Joseph Wood.
May 20, 1796 Payment for fire wood William Simmons George Fleming Discusses means of paying Fleming's account for purchase of fire wood.
July 21, 1800 Allowance of Wood for Cadets William Simmons John Henry Simmons was unaware of the extension of allowance of wood for cadets and therefore the account that was suspended due to these charges was done in error. John Dexter to repay Henry for charges made against him for the wood that was allowed.
July 10, 1792 Account of David Wood Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of pay and service for David Wood, late a private in the Virginia Line.
March 12, 1800 Wood for Union Camp Alexander Hamilton Aaron Ogden Hamilton orders a delivery of wood to Union Camp.
June 9, 1784 Estimate of payment to Captain De Bert for Forage and Wood Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate for forage and wood due.
April 2, 1799 Requests Order for Blocks or Wood for Cartouch Boxes Samuel Hodgdon Tench Francis The Secretary of War requests order for blocks or wood for cartouch boxes for the public store as soon as possible. The wood must be well-seasoned and perfect.
February 7, 1800 Cords of Wood for Major Tousard Lewis Tousard [not available] Tousard received four cords of wood per instructions from the Secretary of War.
October 17, 1796 Torrans account for rations and wood William Simmons Robert Torrans Informs Torrans that his claim for reimbursement for wood is not admissible and that his claim for rations must be certified
April 26, 1796 Enclosed Forwarded Accounts of Rations and Wood Per Request of Sec. of War John Jacob Rivardi William Simmons Discussed reimbursement and accounts for rations,wood, and forage. Enclosed accounts.
August 25, 1786 Account of Colonel Wood John Pierce Jonathan Nicholson Asks John Nicholson not to grant any monies to Joseph Wood, late colonel for the 3rd Pennsylvania Regiment, in light of the charges against him in the books of the Office of Army Accounts.
November 1, 1797 The Wood is Dry and Tolerably Good Peter Hunt Samuel Hodgdon The wood on the wharf, being dry and tolerably good, is being sent to Hodgdon and debited to his account. Lieutenant Marschalk marched through on Sunday on his way to Reading. The stores are gone to Brunswick.
March 24, 1798 Request for Issue of Wood & Sharpening Stone for the War Office James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of wood and a Turkey oilstone [sharpening stone] for use by the War Office.
August 7, 1786 Charges against General DeHaas Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson As requested, enclosed are the charges against General DeHaas. Mr. Pierce is still absent but, when he returns, he will be informed of the issue regarding Col. Wood although the author needs to be sure that it is Col. Joseph Wood that is being referenced and not some other Col. Wood. Also the 445 pounds [currency] granted to Capt. McGowan was for the use of State regiments and verification is...
September 27, 1799 Acquiring Land and Fuel for Winter Quarters Alexander Hamilton Nathan Rice Hamilton prefers Oxford over Uxbridge for winter quarters because the former has more wood for hutting and fuel than the latter. He directs Rice to purchase the right of soil if it can be had at a price comparable to that which is asked for the use of the land and the wood.
November 30, 1786 Enclosed Letter to Colonel Wood Joseph Howell Jonathan Nicholson Encloses a letter to Colonel Wood and reminds Nicholson of forwarding charges against Colonel Becker.
March 5, 1800 Resistance to Cutting and Hauling Wood Alexander Hamilton Nathan Rice Hamilton asserts that the cutting and hauling of their own wood was a proper employment of the men and their resistance was atrocious and demanded decisive measures. Clarification on rules regarding court martial.
September 4, 1787 Estimate of Wood for Six Months William Price Henry Knox Price encloses an estimate of the wood wanting for the garrison for six months, November 1787 to April 1788. Fifty of the non-commissioned officers and privates included in the estimate are from Captain Burcbeks' company, the other fourteen are from Ensign Luse's. The stationed guards at Fort Putnam and the Island have only been estimated for half allowances of wood. Isaac Garrison is the only...
December 29, 1800 Receipt of William Simmons to Basil Wood for Cannon Lane and Saltar Samuel Dexter Request to pay $2500 to Basil Wood on account of cannon now ready to be proven for the War Department.
February 12, 1797 Request for Monies Due Ebenezer Wood for Services in the American War William Keteltas William Simmons Keteltas submits Ebenezer Wood's claim for money due him for serving the American War. Among his claims are request for compensation for his horse, fulfillment of a bounty, and proportion of captured booty.
March 20, 1800 Enclosed Bill for Wood William Simmons Ethan A Brown Vouchers submitted by contractor (Mr. Colfax) with charge to the United States for hickory wood to be used by Major General Hamilton sent to Brown for his verification on the charges and specifics of vouchers so that Simmons could pay contractor.
March 4, 1795 She Has Neither Wood Nor Bread Jacob Sorber Samuel Hodgdon Sorber requests a small trifle of money for a woman who has neither bread nor wood. He had previously given her nine dollars from the twenty he had been given.
March 20, 1800 Enclosed Bill for Wood William Simmons Abraham R. Ellery Vouchers submitted by contractor (Mr. Colfax) with charge to the United States for hickory wood sent to Ellery for his verification on the charges and specifics of vouchers so that Simmons could pay contractor.