Proof Balls and Powder to be Delivered to Secretary of the Treasury

Item

Title

Proof Balls and Powder to be Delivered to Secretary of the Treasury

Description

Orders delivery of one hundred weight or proof ball and four quarter casks of proof powder to the Secretary of Treasury.

year created

1799

month created

04

day created

18

author

sent from location

War Department

recipient

in image

notable person/group

John Harris
James McHenry
Samuel Hodgdon
Secretary of the Treasury
Mr. Nicholson

notable location

War Department

notable item/thing

proof ball
proof powder
gun barrels
proof stamp'

document number

1799041800005

transcription

War Office April 18 1799
Power, Ball, & Stamp--to be Dld the Secy of the Treasury War department, April 18. 1799
Sir
Be pleased to deliver to the order of the Secretary of the Treasury, One hundred weight of proof Ball & four quarter Casks of proof powder for the proving of Gun Barrells, also One proof stamp--and request Mr Nicholson to attend and select the articles---
James McHenry
Samuel Hodgdon
Mr John Harris

Document instances

In image In source Location in source
[view document] (2 pages) XBV08a (4 pages) Collection: Consolidated Correspondence File, 1794-1890. (RG92) [unknown]

Document names

Type Name Location Notes
Author James McHenry War Department [n/a]
Recipient John Harris [unknown] [n/a]