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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 15, 1799 Request for Issue of Blocks for Cartouch [Cartridge] Boxes James McHenry John Harris Delivery of 3,000 blocks for cartouch boxes to Hartford, CT.
May 15, 1799 Requests Inspection of Blocks for Cartouch Boxes Samuel Hodgdon John Harris The Secretary of War has requested the inspection of blocks made by Mr. Fraley for cartouche boxes. These must be distinctly boxed and free from cracks, and the must be properly sized.
March 9, 1798 Credit for Anchors and Blocks of Iron Samuel Hodgdon Caleb Gibbs Letter, discusses failure to forward a receipt for three anchors and 1582 blocks of iron delivered to Capt. Nicholson in Kentucky. Until this is done no credit can be obtained.
October 9, 1794 Request that Captain Thomas Truxton be permitted purchase blocks Henry Knox Tench Coxe Knox requests that Coxe approve Captain Truxton's desire to purchase some used blocks, which would be preferable to new ones.
[not available] Principal Blocks for the U.S. Frigate "Constitution" Unknown Author [not available] List of the principal blocks for the U. S. Constitution with 44 guns.
April 2, 1799 Requests Order for Blocks or Wood for Cartouch Boxes Samuel Hodgdon Tench Francis The Secretary of War requests order for blocks or wood for cartouch boxes for the public store as soon as possible. The wood must be well-seasoned and perfect.
March 30, 1798 Hastening the Settlement of Your Account Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Hodgdon assures Craig that he will do what he can to hasten the settlement of his account. Gin blocks are ordered and should be on their way shortly.
1798 Stores Necessary for Equipping the Frigate for Algiers Unknown Author [not available] Statement of stores necessary for the equipment of the Frigate for Algiers.
August 1, 1799 Requests Storekeeper's Certificate for Cartouch Box Wood Planks Samuel Hodgdon Henry Fraley Assumes that planks purchased for cartouche boxes is now cut up as it has not been delivered. Seeks to close account. Requests that the storekeeper's certificate to check the number of blocks ordered and remove charges.
January 24, 1797 Regarding Frigate Construction (2) Josiah Fox Captain Thomas Thompson Letter, discusses construction of Frigate.
May 5, 1792 Estimate of monies wanting in the Quartermaster's Department Quartermaster General's Department [not available] Estimate of monies wanting in the Quarter Masters Department.
May 29, 1800 Discussion of a Contractor's Continued Manufacture of Cartridge Boxes James McHenry Israel Whelen Discusses the continued manufacture of leather cartouch boxes by a particular contractor.
July 20, 1799 Statement of Stores and Payment Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig (first half of letter illegible) Advised a correct statement of stores, not a hastily compiled and incorrect statement. Discussed payment for transportation, relationship of Craig to Mr. Mead, mentioned damage sustained by sinking boat on Allegheny river. Blocks for hauling supplies to arrive shortly.
February 8, 1797 Discussion of Shipyard, Masts & Yardarms for Frigate, & Algerian Frigate Captain Thomas Thompson Josiah Fox Letter, discusses blocks at yard; discusses masts and yard arms re Frigate; discusses dimensions of Frigate; advises re receiving iron; mentions Algerian Frigate.
July 21, 1797 Delivery and Procurement of Supplies Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Mail received as usual, will forward all relevant documents. Will contact Capt. Lyman regarding reimbursement for the cost of delivery to the War Department of his trunk. Discussed other items transported and delivered. Box No. 3 was not lost, instead it was No. 2. Requests blocks for hoisting tackle in store houses.
November 3, 1796 Regarding Blacksmiths' Work Aboard Frigate Josiah Fox Tench Francis Letter, describes terms of blacksmiths helping construct elements for a frigate.
July 2, 1800 Request for Cooperation in Settling Contracts Made By Tench Francis Samuel Dexter Israel Whelen Letter, discusses contracts for gunlocks and cartouch box blocks. Directs Whelen to settle these and all contracts made by the previous purveyor, Tench Francis.
1788 Estimate for supplies for public schooner building on Ohio River Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate of the amount of the articles wanted to complete the public schooner building on the Ohio river under the direction of the Governor of the Western Territory
May 2, 1785 [Return of military stores deposited in Rhode Island under the care of Josiah Flagg] Josiah Flagg [not available] Return of military stores deposited under Josiah Flagg.
March 15, 1792 Receipted bill for making cartouch boxes Unknown Author Thomas Hath Lists materials. Note by R.J. vandenBrock states items were ordered by Sec. of War.
April 2, 1799 Lists Cost of Cartouch Box Manufacture by William Laws Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry William Laws will make cartouch boxes according to the approved pattern. Outlines cost.
August 15, 1798 Hint to the Secretary: No Money, No Work! Samuel Hodgdon Ebenezer Stevens Among various supply matters, Hodgdon notes that the Secretary of War has gone to Trenton with the other Secretaries because of the threat of contagion. He has reminded the Secretary that work of an extensive nature cannot be carried on without money,.
August 28, 1795 Receipt of John Weaver [not available] [not available] Receipt for articles received from Garretson for the frigate.
April 19, 1799 Lists Items Needed for New Galley in Pittsburgh before Sailing Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Col. Craig informs him that the galley built in Pittsburgh awaits a few items before it can descend the river. Some of the necessary items are in store; others must be purchased.
September 24, 1797 Letter from the Navy Yard in Boston regarding launch of Constitution George Claghorn James McHenry This letter discusses problems in the launching of the frigate Constitution.