Supplies for Fort Norfolk Virginia

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Date December 2, 1800
Author Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Israel Whelen (primary)
Summary Letter, directs purchase sundry supplies for use of the garrison at Fort Norfolk, Virginia.
Document Format Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Israel Whelen; Samuel Hodgdon; public storekeeper; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Fort Norfolk; Virginia;
Keywords procure; supplies; garrison; cannon ball twenty four pounder; formers for thirty two, twenty four, eighteen, twelve, nine & six pounders; reams of rocket and portfire paper; cotton wick; spirits of wine; white wine vinegar; dressed sheep skins; spunge tacks; copper nails; budge barrels with copper hoops; copper powder measures from six pound to half an ounce; copper scales with weights from four pound to half an ounce; gunners gimblets; gunners punches; gunners priming wires; brass quadrant with plumet; gunters scales; callibre compasses; coopers copper adze & driver; hammers; tenant saw; pairs of pinchers; rasps assorted; block sheaves; laboratory or shoemakers knives; oil stone; scissors; skeins of Hamburg Line; skeins of tanned Marline; salt or drudging boxes; flax and tow; tin or copper funnels for shells; iron kettle for kit; iron ladles; fuze machine; bolt of duck; dark and common lanterns; copper kettle; copper mealing pan; brass wire sieves; common brass wire sieves; gauze sieves with leather cottons; brass mortar with pestle; rocket mould with formers & drifts; portfire mould with former & drift; bullet moulds; hand bellows; tinmans tools; turners tools; oil cloth; tanned hides; rosin; pitch; bees wax; borax; pewter solder; brushes; box of tin; brass & iron wire assorted; sheets of copper; junk for wads; olive oil; linseed oil; white lead; lamp black; whetstones; sand paper; coils of rope from one and an half to three inches; ;
Key Phrases supplies for the use of the Garrison at Fort Norfolk in the State of Virginia agreeably to the directions from the Secretary of War filed in this office;
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