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June 18, 1784 Miller to Arrive in Boston and Cost of Iron Apparatus Samuel Hodgdon Benjamin Lincoln Notification that Capt. Starbuck has the iron apparatus destined for Lincoln's mill on board his vessel. Assured Lincoln the apparatus is well made and were cheaper than if workmen had constructed it. Mr. Whitehead the miller will travel to Boston shortly.
April 3, 1798 Forwarding of Estimate of Materials & Apparatus at Boston Navy Yard Henry Jackson Josiah Fox Letter, encloses estimate of materials & apparatus at Boston Navy yard; alludes to Navy Department.
October 30, 1794 State of the Arms & Their Apparatus Thomas Holt Samuel Hodgdon Holt provides information on the state of the arms and apparatus to which he has been applying himself. He is pleased with the service John Miles has given and views him as a skillful and industrious man. The boring and grinding has begun and he is pleased with the people that Mister Parker left to work with him.
November 22, 1794 Insufficiency of My Travelling Apparatus, Etc. James Jones Edmund Randolph Jones informs the Secretary of State that his jouney has been delayed because of the insufficiency of the travelling apparatus he was provided in Philadelphia. Neither the carriage nor the hired horses were suitable for the journey. Both the replacement carriage and the replacement horses are more suitable and are available at a more frugal price.
July 13, 1799 Delivering the Four-Pounder to Captain McClallen George Fleming Samuel Hodgdon Along with his returns for the second quarter of 1799 Fleming notes that he delivered the apparatus for the brass french four-pounder to Captain McClallen on General Hamilton's order in the belief that the general would not have given such an order without authorization from the Secretary of War.
March 20, 1798 In response to House resolution, request for quantity and descriptions of materials remaining at the Navy Yard in Philadelphia after fitting frigate United States. [not available] Joshua Humphreys House of Representatives passed resolution requesting information on materials and apparatus left after fitting frigates United States, Constitution, and Constellation. Requests quantity and descriptions of materials remaining at the Navy Yard in Philadelphia after fitting frigate United States.
July 19, 1784 Quality of Iron Sent to Lincoln Samuel Hodgdon Benjamin Lincoln The mill equipment that Hodgdon shipped to Lincoln did not meet with expectations. Apologized for poor judgment used on the purchase of the iron apparatus. Asks for it return to him. The miller to arrive shortly, his pay will commence with his travel to Boston.
May 21, 1784 Transportation of Miller and Supplies, Mill Stones Made in U.S. Samuel Hodgdon Benjamin Lincoln Notification that Hodgdon sent a man to perform milling operations previously employed by Messrs. Lewis & Jones, he travels under Capt. Lane on the brig bound for Boston. Mill stores with "whole iron apparatus" are being transported with the miller. Contrary to previous letters, milling stones were made and procured in the U.S. instead of England. Mentioned bill for Mr. Ferguson protested and...
May 19, 1796 Deliver Three Three-Handed Boats from Schenectady to Jacob S. Glen James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon McHenry orders Hodgdon to deliver three three-handed boats to Jacob S. Glen.
April 10, 1797 A Brass Three-Pounder for Captain Elliott John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of War has directed the storekeeper to deliver to Captain Elliott a brass three-pounder and apparatus for field exercises. Another three-pounder should be put in order for service.
July 25, 1794 Cannon Mounted in Seacoast Fortifications Henry Knox [not available] Return of the Cannon to be mounted in the fortifications on the seacoast of the respective states agreeably to law and the quantity of ammunition to be issued by the superintendent of military stores as a supply to each. Listed by port with remarks.
March 19, 1794 Virginia's Cannon Colonel Parker Henry Knox On the point near Portsmouth there are 17 cannons of 18" and 24" ball in good condition except as to carriages and apparatus, they belong to the state of Virginia and will doubtless be given up for the defense of the state.
November 1794 A Broken Down Carriage & Other Miseries James Jones Samuel Hodgdon Jones bemoans the need to leave the hired horses in Lancaster because of their unsuitablity for the journey which he must undertake. The horses detained him for six hours on the road from Philadelphia when they refused to pull the broken down carriage.Mr. Slough is providing a new apparatus for the journey but the Secretary of State should be notified of his new arrangements and the necessary...
February 14, 1795 Stand of Arms & Equipment for Fifty Horsemen Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon Five hundred stand of arms and equipments for fify horsemen should be packed up and put in perfect readiness. Even though they may not yet be removed, they still should be ready.
September 6, 1793 Important Dispatches Not Properly Conveyed Henry Knox Isaac Craig Secretary Knox Is apprehensive that Major Craig forwarded an important packet on a loaded boat. All express boats should be light and well armed. Gives instructions to push off everything for Headquarters except a light armed boat with dispatches. Clothing to be smoked must be marked to inform the Quarter Master General.
June 4, 1798 McHenry to Accertain Status of New York Harbour James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Plans to examine New York harbor "this Wednesday". Requested advice on the harbor, and a pilot boat from E. Stevens with proper apparatus to ascertain the depth of the harbor.
March 24, 1794 Fortification of the Ports of South Carolina Henry Knox Governor William Moultrie As Commander in Chief of the South Carolina Militia, Governor Moultrie is told to provide for the fortifications of the ports of his State.
August 30, 1793 Letters; Boat Loads; Construction at Wheeling Isaac Craig Henry Knox Has sent forward letters to Headquarters by express for Fort Washington. On board he has sent wagons, their apparatus, and pack saddles. Harness's made for tumbrells. Return of stores received. Boats ready but cannot carry full loads as Ohio River is low. Building at Wheeling going on with all possible expedition.
September 18, 1794 General return of military stores Clement Biddle Samuel Hodgdon A general return of military stores and apparatus for the artillery. Artillery destined to march next day. Requests attention to enclosed return and provision of supplies deemed necessary.
April 4, 1794 Knox directs Hodgdon to deliver artillery to Pennsylvania Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Knox asks that Hodgdon fill the Governor of Pennsylvania's request for artillery.
June 28, 1798 Suggested Improvements for the Military James McHenry Samuel Sewall Extract from a longer letter. McHenry lays out reasons why it would benefit the armed forces for the officers to receive education on certain aspects, and suggests hiring teachers for specific subjects. He suggest raising the pay of cadets and the establishment of an Inspector of Artillery to correct the deficient state of ordnance in the nation.
March 2, 1798 Altering the Present Indian Boundary James McHenry Thomas Bulter McHenry asks Butler to lend his presence to the impending treaty negotiations with the Cherokees which may require the alteration of the present Indian boundary. He warns that Zachariah Coxe is to be prevented from making any attempt to settle and defend Indian land.
March 20, 1798 Letter Citation Josiah Fox Henry Jackson Cited in Jackson to Fox, 04/03/1798. Letter, encloses estimate of materials & apparatus at Boston Navy yard; alludes to Navy Department.
March 24, 1794 Fortifications of the Ports & Harbors of Delaware Henry Knox Joshua Clayton Knox discusses the fortifications of the ports and harbors of Delaware that Clayton, as Commander in Chief of the militia, should begin to address.
April 10, 1797 Delivery of Cannon James McHenry John Harris Directs Harris to furnish brass cannon to Captain Elliot for field exercise.