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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 1, 1797 Work Done in the Armourer's Shop at Springfield David Ames James McHenry Return of work done in the Armourer's shop at Springfield, Massachusetts from November 1st 1796 to January 1st 1797.
July 8, 1795 Estimate for Expenditures Forwarded Thomas Holt Timothy Pickering Holt explains that he has transmitted to Simmons his estimate of expenditures for the month of June which includes the notes for the pay of the armourer and the guard.
March 22, 1800 No Updates on Account of Armourer Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Mentioned he wrote Quartermaster General on armourers accounts which were refused, but Hodgdon has not received a reply. Mentioned Congress still in session, but has not discussed any issues of national importance.
September 12, 1794 Letter from the Governor of Maryland Thomas Sim Lee Alexander Hamilton Letter from the Governor of Maryland to Secretary Hamilton, enclosing a copy of a letter from Peter Engels, the state's armourer at Frederick Town, containing information proper for the President to be aware of.
June 20, 1791 Request to provide James Lauriston [Laureston] a few dollars John Stagg William Knox the bearer James Lauriston [Laureston] says Mr Hodgdon was to give him money when he was engaged as an armourer. If so, the Secretary of War asks he be given money so he may go to Pittsburg with Captain Beaty.
September 12, 1794 Letter to the Supervisor of Military Stores Alexander Hamilton Samuel Hodgdon Letter from Secretary Hamilton to the Supervisor of Military Stores, requesting that a chief armourer have charge of the artificers to accompany the militia army. Also states that one half of the entrenching tools be sent to Williamsport, Maryland, and the other half to Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
January 28, 1799 Appointment of Master Armorer Samuel Hodgdon Unknown Recipient Informs recipient of appointment as master armorer at Harpers Ferry.
December 20, 1799 Payment and Death of Washington Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Assured Craig that payment of the Armourer will fall under settlement with the Quartermaster General. Remarked on the extraordinary nature of troops moving from Pittsburgh Eastward. General melancholy over death of "the immortal Washington."
May 31, 1799 Payment of Accounts and Indian Annuities Isaac Craig James McHenry Notification that the Quartermaster has no control or superintendence over Hospital or Ordnance Departments therefore he will not admit charges from these departments to the Quartermaster's Department. Account of armourer suspended until Craig attends to it. Flat bottomed boat will all Chickasaw annuities sent forward. Doctors transported on same boat. Lyman and Turner's companies have been...
April 18, 1800 Account Sent Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Armourers accounts returned, Hodgdon doubted Craig had received them yet.
December 25, 1797 Payment of Armourer Thomas Holt Samuel Hodgdon Directs that Bently, the armorer at this post, receive his pay.
April 4, 1800 Enclosed Accounts Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Enclosed armourers accounts, results from its examination will be communicated. Mentioned the return of Capt. Barry who could only report that U.S. commissioners were respectfully received.
May 31, 1792 Request for Assistance Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Requests Craig assist Armorer in getting "forward", transporting baggage, and assisting his family.
July 3, 1785 Report on Small Arms Maintenance William Price Joseph Carleton Reports on the cleaning and repairing of arms at West Point.
June 6, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Jonathan Jackson Simmons asks Jackson to explain the contractual obligations of William Smith. Smith provided wood and rations to the armorers at Springfield.
April 25, 1800 Changes to Quartermaster's Department, Power of Attorney Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Mentioned changes to tasks and processes in the Quartermasters Department and to the present arrangement of the army. Discussed method to transfer power of attorney.
September 3, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James McHenry Simmons discusses the accounts of Tench Francis with the Secretary at War.
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.
July 3, 1794 Receipt of warrant for support of amourers employed at New London Virginia Samuel Hodgdon Joseph Howell Receipt of warrant for support of amourers employed at New London Virginia.
April 2, 1790 Work Done in the Armorer's Shop David Ames Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is a return of the work done in the armorer's shop at Springfield for the month of March 1790.
January 23, 1795 Repair of the Armorer's Shop John Bryant Samuel Hodgdon Bryant informs Hodgdon that he felt he could not take the carpenters and wheelwrights from carriage work because he would hinder the blacksmiths; Bryant expects he will be censured by Hodgdon and the Secretary of War.
July 12, 1794 Ordnance Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Method for purchases of ordnance and armor. Mr. Nicholson to be superintendent, pending the President's approbation.
April 18, 1800 Settling Accounts and Quartermaster Generals Duties Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Letter containing armourers account was received, letter to Capt. Turner that was also enclosed was forwarded. Abstracts for this past year were delayed due to the arrival of a General Order. Discussed Quartermaster General taking over business transaction rendering Craig's services useless.
December 12, 1795 Progress in building frigate at Norfolk, Va. Timothy Pickering [not available] Details on the frigate construction, what was completed, what tasks were unfinished. All supplies in hand or are arriving daily.
July 19, 1799 Report of Stevens's Salary Negotiation; Chain of Command for Armourers Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Reports that Stevens's business is not yet settled; Stevens has written to the Secretary, requesting him to accept the terms or find someone to take his place. The Quartermaster's objections to the Armourer's account are unfounded; Armourers in the field were always under the command of artillery commanding officers or the military stores department or the quartermaster. Reports that the...