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June 22, 1796 Reports Repackaging of Powder; Refund for Mr. Miller's Barrels William Nickels Samuel Hodgdon Has sifted all powder that came from French in December 1795 and packed it into new barrels, and marked and renumbered as directed. Lists barrels and notations. Asks for credit for Mr. Miller's barrels.
April 30, 1795 Status of Powder Stores William Nickels Samuel Hodgdon Letter, informs on status of powder.
February 4, 1795 Return of Public Powder in the Magazine William Nickels [not available] Stores, return of public powder in the Magazine
March 26, 1800 Request for Issue of Powder for Proving Gun Barrels James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of powder for use in proving gun barrels.
March 22, 1798 Gun Powder for the Frigate "Constellation" James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver ninety barrels of cannon powder, eight barrels of musket powder, and two barrels of pistol powder to Samuel Hodgdon to be immediately transported to the Frigate "Constellation."
June 3, 1796 Reports Examination of Powder Thomas Holt Samuel Hodgdon Reports examination of musket cartridges, many of which are damaged. Powder is often too wet. Compares musket powder with cannon powder. Suggests putting all powder away in barrels. Requests direction as soon as possible.
November 2, 1799 Request to deliver powder for proving musket barrels, and lead for balls Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs delivery of powder and lead to John Nicholson for proving musket barrels and half a hundred weight of lead.
May 9, 1799 Request for Issue of Powder for Proving Gun Barrels James McHenry John Harris Directs delivery of powder and lead for proving gun barrels.
January 2, 1800 Request for Issue of Powder for Proving Gun Barrels James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of powder for proving gun barrels.
December 1, 1798 Request for Issue of Powder to Prove Pistol Barrels James McHenry John Harris Powder requested for proving pistol barrels.
February 15, 1798 Request for Issue of Powder & Lead for Testing Gun Barrels James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of gunpowder and lead for the proving of gun barrels.
January 29, 1799 Request for Issue of Powder for Proving of Musket Barrels James McHenry John Harris Delivery of musket powder for proving musket barrels.
March 2, 1795 Account for Powder Received Unknown Author Unknown Recipient Letter, discusses powder received in March 1796.
February 4, 1793 Request to Forward Powder to Pittsburg John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of War approves decision to send powder to Pittsburgh; 17 half barrels of rifle powder and 3 half barrels of musket powder.
March 31, 1794 Musket & Rifle Powder John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Sixty barrels of musket powder and forty barrels of rifle powder forwarded to Pittsburgh are to be considered part of the estimate of the ordnance of the present year.
May 16, 1800 Request for Issue of Powder & Lead for Proving Gun Barrels James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of powder & lead for use in proving gun barrels.
January 11, 1794 Delivery of powder in the year 1794, in the State of Pennsylvania. Unknown Author Unknown Recipient Stores. Itemized list of powder delivered in 1794 and 1795 to State of Pennsylvania.
October 16, 1797 Comparative Statement Regarding Wheelen and Miller Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Stores, statement of single and quarter barrels of powder.
January 13, 1800 Request for Issue of Powder for Proving of Musket Barrels James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of powder for proving musket barrels.
June 6, 1800 [COPY: Powder lodged in Magazine of Pennsylvania]. Jeremiah Fisher [not available] Delivery of powder in the state magazine to the credit of Tench Francis, some powder delivered by Daniel Smith was damaged, he will remanufacture the quantity damaged.
June 27, 1798 Powder at the Magazine on the Schuylkill Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon describes the limited amounts of powder available at the magazine on the Schuylkill River and notes that much more should be ordered from New York to fill the uses most applied for.
August 18, 1800 Request for Issue of Musket Powder & Lead for the Proving of Musket Barrels Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of powder & lead for the proving of musket barrels to John Nicholson, two quarter casks of musket powder to prove musket barrels, and fifty pounds of lead.
October 30, 1799 Request to deliver powder for proving musket barrels, and lead for balls Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter directs delivery of two quarter casks of powder to John Nicholson for proving musket barrels and lead for balls.
March 19, 1799 Request for Issue of Powder & Lead for Proving Gun Barrels James McHenry John Harris Delivery of powder and lead for proving of gun barrels.
May 7, 1798 Request for Issue of Powder & Lead for Gun Barrel Testing James McHenry John Harris Directs issue to Mr. John Nicholson, one quarter cask of musket powder and 56 pounds of lead for the proving of gun barrels.