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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
November 21, 1800 Request for Issue of Carpenter's Tools for Artificers at Schuylkill Laboratory Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of carpenter's tools for the use of artificers employed at Schuylkill laboratory. Two notes are appended -- one, presumably from Hodgdon, states that the purveyor has been directed to purchase the above supplies, and one presumably from Harris confirms that the items were delivered on November 25.
November 19, 1800 Request for Purchase of Carpenter's Tools for Artificers at Schuylkill Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Directs purchase of carpenter's tools for use of artificers employed at the Schuylkill laboratory.
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.
November 7, 1797 Request for Carriages and Instructions Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Gun carriages in storage to be collected due to blacksmiths at Pittsburgh discharged and tools sent to outposts. Artificers present at Pittsburgh but require model of iron work to build additional carriages. Requested instructions for J. Bever, personal friend of Craig, who has business at Treasury.
April 1784 Relative to pay of Artificers John Pierce Colonel Pickering Questions regarding the pay entitlements of officers of artificers;
December 4, 1798 Delivery of Tools James McHenry John Harris Orders to purchase of shovels, spades, carpenter tools, etc
July 11, 1797 Pay of the garrison and artificers at West Point William Simmons Nehemiah Freeman Acknowledges receipt of muster and pay rolls for the West Point garrison. Requests a certificate signed by the Superintendent of Artificers attesting to the employment of the artificers.
May 10, 1792 Permission to Enlist Artificers Henry Knox Bezaleel Howe Howe authorized enlistment of artificers such as carpenters, wheelwrights, blacksmiths, and armourers.
December 1, 1794 New Specimens of Gun Carriages John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Mr. Carmaubs [?] has conferred with the Secretary of War concerning improvements in gunnery. Knox wants Hodgdon to furnish him with artificers, a shop, and tools so that he can produce new specimens of gun carriages.
November 4, 1795 Money Paid to Director of Artillery Artificers Daniel Stevens William Simmons Stevens has received $362 from the Treasury and paid it to the Director of Artillery Artificers.
June 21, 1799 Request for Issue of Armorer's Tools to Knoxville James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of armorer's tools & supplies to Knoxville.
October 13, 1798 Tools From New London, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Joseph Perkin Among other matters, Hodgdon assures Perkins that despite difficulties and expense the tools from New London should arrive shortly.
March 9, 1792 Request for Supplies James Wilkinson Samuel Hodgdon Immediate need for supplies, list included.
March 17, 1784 Tools and metal Samuel Hodgdon Thomas Cater Request for return of or payment for tools and metal.
October 7, 1798 Concerning stationary and tools for Harper's Ferry John Mackey Samuel Hodgdon Inquires upon why he has not yet received a response to his request for stationary and tools to be forwarded to Harper's Ferry. Also mentions finances and accounts.
December 4, 1798 The Business at Harpers Ferry Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry In order to get the business at Harpers Ferry moving, it is necessary to get the tools to begin the work. An inventory of wanted tools is enclosed.
March 30, 1799 Request for Issue of Weapons, Tools & Equipment for Montgomery Cavalry James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of weapons, tools & equipment for the "Montgomery troop of Horse."
1785 List of Pay and Rations for the military establishment.. [not available] [not available] List of pay and rations for military establishment; Categories include directory; professors; Staff department; Hospital department; infantry; cavalry; artillery; sappers and mines; artificers; masters of manufactures; artificers of first class; artificers of second class; tradesmen.
March 16, 1797 Support for Extra Pay of Mr. Dransy, Adj. Gen. of Artificers Stephen Rochefontaine William Simmons Payment of Pvt. Flood, cobbler, who made thirty pairs of shoes for soldiers at West Point. Rules governing artificers discussed. Artificers under direction of Mr. Dransy benefited U.S. through their repair of the barracks and machinery; Rochefontaine supports the extra pay for Dransy.
June 29, 1798 Tools Wanted at Pittsburgh & Knoxville Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Enclosed are lists of tools wanted at Pittsburgh and Knoxville, noting those that are in the public store and those that must be purchased.
November 16, 1792 Winter Quarters, Artificers, Log Town, and Cleaning of Shot Isaac Craig Henry Knox Mentions preparations for winter quarters at Log Town; furnished with necessary implements and material for building; party of artificers followed. Mr. Campbell had a man cleaning the shot that was sent to the fort.
October 19, 1785 Half pay claimed by artificers John Pierce President of Congress John Pierce, Commissioner of Army Accounts, reports to Congress on the commutation claimed by officers of the corps of artificers.
July 25, 1786 Status of the artillery Artificers; claims by Major Perkins Joseph Howell Samuel Hodgdon Mr. Pierce not being available, the author has opened the letter. The status of the artillery Artificers has not yet been resolved by Congress so no action can be taken on their claims. The claims by Major Perkins related to wood forage should properly be handled by Mr. Milligan.
June 12, 1798 Request for Issue of Weapons & Tools to a Grenadier Company Timothy Pickering John Harris Directs issue of muskets, cartridge boxes, and tools for a grenadier company.
May 31, 1798 Request for Issue of Arms & Accoutrements, Equipment, and Tools James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of clothing, arms & accoutrements, equipment, and tools.