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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 28, 1795 Concerning pay due to armorers William Simmons Timothy Pickering Offers his opinion of the pay due to armorers at New London to the War Secretary Timothy Pickering.
January 21, 1792 Employing Armorers Henry Knox General Edward Hand Knox appreciated Hand's employment of armorers instead of "any intermediate person". Requested standard rifles and also how many will be sent from Lancaster.
October 6, 1800 Certification of payment; John Nicholson, Superintendant of Armorers and Inspector of Arms William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $210 to John Nicholson, Superintendant of Armorers and Inspector of Arms, payable to Samuel Hodgdon.
August 14, 1798 Want of Assistant Armorers David Ames Samuel Hodgdon Amidst a discussion of other matters, Ames notes that he needs more assistant armorers who understand the mechanical arts, have respect for economy and industry, and have good morals. Mr. Forbes has been recommended by Reed. Lyman would be sure to give satisfaction to the public and Mr. Perkins has also been mentioned as a possible applicant.
December 4, 1800 Contract to supply armorers at Springfield Samuel Dexter James Byers Asks for proposal to supply armorers at Springfield in the ensuing year.
January 21, 1801 Discussing Monies Owed and the Conduct of Mr. Ames William Simmons James Byers Simmons informs Byers that upon examination of his accounts for the armorers at Springfield during October, November, and December 1800, Byers is owed $95.94 by the United States. Byers apparently took issue with Mr. Ames regarding fuel for the armorers at Springfield, and noted this to Simmons. Simmons replies in this letter than any fact which may incriminate Ames should have been forwarded to...
December 7, 1792 Armorers at Pittsburg to be paid through Quartermaster's Department John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon John Stagg notes that Secretary of War has directed him to inform Hodgdon that armorers at Pittsburg are to be paid by the Quartermaster's Department.
January 16, 1800 Pay and Muster Rolls for Springfield Armorers Joseph Williams James McHenry Williams sends the pay and muster rolls for the armorers, an estimate of expenditures, and a return of muskets and bayonets received from Mr. Ames.
August 2, 1785 Price Discusses Pay, Powder, and Armorers with Hodgdon William Price Samuel Hodgdon William Price, Deputy Commissary Military Stores, sends to Samuel Hodgdon, Commissioner of Military Stores, a letter discussing his pay, gun powder, and armorers.
March 1, 1796 Muster Roll of Armorers for February 1796 David Ames James McHenry Address leaf for the Muster Roll of the Armorers at Springfield for February 1796 at the Springfield Armory.
June 18, 1799 Certification of payment; William Smith, Contractor for rations and fuel supplied armorers at Springfield Massachussets William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $8.71 to William Smith, Contractor for rations and fuel supplied armorers at Springfield Massachusetts.
November 11, 1795 Paying the Armorers at New London Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon The armorers at New London are, by contract, to be paid in Philadelphia. Hodgdon must know to whom such payments are to be paid and should avoid a longer violation of the public obligation. Care should be taken to replace the monies advanced and to maintain the cash needed for future payments.
April 22, 1800 Certification of payment; James Byers for rations and fuel furnished armorers at Springfield Massachusetts William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $1395.75 to James Byers for rations and fuel furnished armorers at Springfield Massachusetts.
July 30, 1800 Account of armorers employed and expenditures on the canal, Harper’s Ferry Samuel Annin Samuel Dexter Account of armorers employed and expenditures on the canal, Harper’s Ferry. In the estimate, Annin notes that Mr. Perkins went to the mouth of Seneca to view a quarry for grindstones.
April 14, 1792 Repairs and Reimbursement Henry Knox Isaac Craig Orders to employ armorers to repair damaged arms. Noted order in which to file documents to receive money for items/services purchased.
July 27, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Jonathan Jackson Simmons authorizes Jackson to make payment to William Smith for supplying the armorers at Springfield.
November 7, 1800 Receipt Robert H. Breeden [not available] Warrant No. 5313 received. Money pays carpenters, millwrights, armorers, and masons for work completed at Harper's Ferry.
July 17, 1799 Certification of payment; William Smith, Contractor, for rations and fuel supplied armorers at Springfield, Massachusetts William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $52.01 to William Smith, Contractor, for rations and fuel supplied armorers at Springfield, Massachusetts.
November 16, 1799 Certification of payment; William Smith, Contractor, for supplies of rations and fuel for armorers of Springfield, Massachusetts William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $76.68 to William Smith, Contractor, for supplies of rations and fuel for armorers of Springfield, Massachusetts.
January 21, 1801 Certification of payment; James Byers, Contractor, for rations supplied armorers at Springfield Massachusetts William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $95.94 to James Byers, Contractor, for rations supplied Joseph Williams, John Bryant, and armorers at Springfield, Massachusetts.
August 2, 1798 Estimate of expenditures on account of the armorers employed at Springfield Armory in making public arms David Ames James McHenry Estimate of expenditures on account of the armorers employed at Springfield Armory in Massachusetts in making public arms. One estimate [illegible] for $788. For digging and stoning a well is $200, and $90 for contingent expenses.
March 14, 1800 Issues Related to Armorers Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig discusses issues related to armorers and the Secretary at War with Samuel Hodgdon. He commiserates with Hodgdon over the state of his application.
July 12, 1799 Payment to Fort Pitt's Armorers Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig discusses the Secretary at War's refusal to approve payment to Fort Pitt's armorers with Samuel Hodgdon.
October 3, 1796 Report of the Superintendent of Military Stores James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is to provide the following information to the Secretary of War: (1) the number of clerks he needs to discharge his duties and the expenses involved therein; (2 )the number and pay of the superintendents, armorers, conductors of military stores, and storekeepers in the Ordnance Department; (3) the pay of the laborers, armorers, and workmen at the arsenals; (4) the rent paid in the...
March 12, 1800 Certification of payment; William Smith, Contractor at Springfield Armory for rations and fuel issued to the officers and armorers. William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $53.99 to William Smith, Contractor at Springfield Armory for rations and fuel issued to the officers and armorers at Springfield armory. .