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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 23, 1797 Delivery of Swords and Belts [not available] John Harris Directs issue of sergeants swords and belts to Moses Porter.
August 1, 1798 Delivery of Clothing and Weapons James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver sergeants swords and belts.
April 27, 1791 Uniform Accoutrements John Stagg Isaac Craig Sec. of War orders accountrements to be exchanged with Mr. Armstrong so all levies have matching uniforms.
July 13, 1798 Cross Belts for the Troops Samuel Hodgdon John Wilkins, Jr. Hodgdon seeks the approval of the Secretary of War for providing cross belts for the troops.
February 23, 1799 Description of Potential Cartouche Boxes, Prices Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Cartouche boxes similar in quality to those made in London can be found in Philadelphia. Lists prices with additional features such as different types of belts. While expensive, they create a stunning appearance for a soldier.
August 24, 1798 Sword Belts With or Without Buckles, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Among other concerns, Hodgdon has compared sword belts with buckles with those without buckles and has determined that the ones with buckles are worth the extra twelve cents it costs to make them.
June 22, 1798 Request for Issue of Tents & Sword-Belts to Governor's Island James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of tents & sword-belts to Governor's Island.
August 25, 1797 Delivery of Supplies James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver arms, accoutrements, and tools.
September 20, 1800 Sundries to be Delivered for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Infantry Regiments Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Sundries to be delivered to John Wilikins, Quarter Master General for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Infantry Regiments.
October 11, 1800 Delivery of Swords, Belts for Fourth Regiment of Infantry Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs delivery of swords, belts, etc. for Fourth Regiment of Infantry.
April 24, 1798 Request for Issue of Accoutrements, Rations & Writing Materials to West Point James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of cartridge boxes, cartridge, bayonet and sword belts, rations & writing materials to West Point garrison.
June 2, 1791 Exchange and Disbursement of Supplies Isaac Craig Henry Knox Cartouch boxes and belts exchanged with Armstrong. Enclosed returns and distribution information.
February 22, 1799 Making Cartouche Boxes and Belts William Laws Samuel Hodgdon Laws agrees to make any quantity of cartouche boxes and belts agreeable to the listed specifications.
October 10, 1800 Injury to the Public of Arms Dispersal, Etc. Samuel Dexter Samuel Hodgdon Dexter is concerned about the injury to which the public interest is exposed by arms being dispersed to places where no one is responsible for their safekeeping.
April 25, 1794 Equipage for Captain Kersey John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is asked to deliver to Capt. William Kersey a list of articles to include muskets; bayonets; bayonet belts; bayonet scabbards; cartridge boxes; cartridge box belts; screwdrivers; ball screws; brushes and pickers; tents.
September 3, 1791 Cartouche Cases & Bayonet Belts John Stagg William Knox The Secretary of War orders Knox to produce for the service of the troops 300 cartouch cases, with bells, and 300 bayonet belts.
July 6, 1798 Pattern for Belts for the Troops John Wilkins, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon The Commander in Chief has directred Wilkins to send the enclosed pattern for belts for the troops. If the Secretary of War approves, 3300 yards should be purchased and sent to Headquarters as soon as possible.
January 9, 1793 Requests Clothing, Swords, Belts for Captain Pratt John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Request to deliver to Captain Pratt complete suits for sergeants, corporals, and privates. Also requests sergeants' swords and belts, and to exchange one sword and one drum. Asks that they be properly packed in boxes and transported by water to Trenton, then by land to New Brunswick.
January 15, 1799 Instructions for Inspection of New Swords, Scabbards, & Belts James McHenry Jeremiah Wadsworth Informs Wadsworth of arrangements to inspect an order of new swords, scabbards, and belts. Asks Wadsworth to act as middleman in communicating this to the contractors.
May 29, 1800 Regarding the cost of Cartouche Boxes and Cross Belts [not available] James McHenry Responds to McHenry request for estimate of cost of cartouche boxes and cross belts. Makes reference to the offices opening at Washington.
March 28, 1800 Forwarding Swords & Belts Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Mr. Orr has stated that he gave the necessary certificates of inspection to the manufacturers of the swords and belts and had them boxed and marked US 1799 but took no further charge of them. They were to be forwarded to John Harris at Philadelphia and have been received by him. Those fabricated by Mr. Starr are to be held until a vessel sailing from Middletown to Philadelphia can be found.
October 6, 1800 Delivery of Uniforms, Accoutrements for 4th Regiment of Infantry Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs delivery of uniforms, arms, for 4th Regiment of Infantry.
October 17, 1800 Request for Sundries from General James Wilkinson Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, discusses request for sundries from General James Wilkinson for 1st, 2nd & 3rd Infantry Regiments.
April 16, 1800 Swords, Scabbards, & Belts at Middle Town, Etc. Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams has received a letter from Nathan Starr advising that the swords, scabbards, and belts fabricated by his father are still in his possession at Middle Town.
July 21, 1791 Requirements for Bells Samuel Hodgdon William Knox Hodgdon has been informed that bells may be had in the numbers required and at a rate not exceeding forty shillings a dozen. Those that Knox has described are too large for Hodgdon's purpose. He wants them loud but not too loud and already has enough small ones. The belts that go through them must go around the horses' necks and must have a buckle and be made of leather about as stout as those...