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[Inventory of Tools wanted for the Armoury to be established at Harpers Ferry on the Potomac in Virginia]

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: General Information Index, RG94 view image
CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: General Information Index, RG94 view image
Document Information
Date August 20, 1798
Author Name Joseph Perkin (primary)
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary Lists items required to stock Harper's Ferry armory.
Document Format Document Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Joseph Perkin; ;
Related Places Harper's Ferry; Potomac; Virginia; New London;
Keywords tools; inventory; armory; standing vices; anvils; bellows; sledges; tenets; hand hammers; bench hammers; braces; hand vices; pincers; hubirons; swage anvils; hand saws; sash saws; jack planes; smoothing planes; barrel planes; grooving planes; turkey oil stones; chisels; center-bits; gimblets; stockers; 13 inch rough files; 13 inch bastard files flat; 12 inch rough files; 12 bastard files; 11 inch rough files; 11 inch bastard files flat; 10 inch rough files; 10 inch bastard files flat; 9inch; 8 inch; 6 inch; 12 inch round files; 10 inch round files; 8 inch round files; 7 inch round files; 6 inch round files; bastard files; 3 square rough files; 3 square bastard files; warding files; feather edge files; smooth files; rat tail files; knife files; round edge files; smoth flat files; round smooth files; ;
Key Phrases inventory of tools wanted for the armoury to be established at Harpers Ferry on the Potommac in Virginia; bayonet forgers with their swages; swage for barrel forges; plate moulds for lock forgers; turners lathe with the necessary thereto; must be provided by a professional hand; round rasps full backs; rolled iron suitable for upper bands; slit iron suitable for the different parts of gun locks; think that all these articles might be procured after my return except those at; as I should like to chase them myself which can be done in the time I shall be obliged to stay in collecting the hands.
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