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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
November 12, 1798 Request for Brass Six-Pounder Cannon Arthur Fenner James McHenry Letter, asks for cannon; asks for brass six pounders.
October 20, 1794 Refers to Contract for Brass Horwitz Tench Coxe Henry Knox Received letter. Reports that contracts have already been concluded for brass howitzer. Regrets that Mr. Holt's plan probably won't be possible.
February 23, 1795 Transport of Brass Ordnance Peter Hunt Samuel Hodgdon Brass ordnance arrived, to be transported on Sloop Washington to be delivered.
September 7, 1794 Request for brass-mounted muskets Clement Biddle Samuel Hodgdon Biddle requests from Hodgdon, Commissary of Military Stores, that the artillery have brass-mounted muskets in lieu of some other item which is illegible.
July 21, 1797 Brass Ordnance at New London [not available] [not available] List of brass ordnance on field carriages at New London which have been ordered to Knoxville.
July 26, 1798 Brass Six Pounder in Lancaster Samuel Hodgdon Alexander Anderson Colonel Anderson is asked to investigate a brass six pounder located in Lancaster which may have been left by the troops returning from the Insurgent War of 1793.
November 1, 1794 Contract for brass howitzers Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue Office states that James Byers has applied for $400 on account of his contract for casting 10 brass howitzers.
May 14, 1798 Disposition of Brass Twenty-Four Pounders Samuel Hodgdon Melancton Smith Hodgdon discusses the disposition of the brass twenty-four pounders ordered from Albany and transported to Smith via York.
July 31, 1799 Retail List of Brass Mounting; Instructions for Gunsmiths Samuel Hodgdon Joseph Cranch Retail list of brass mounting. Requests that he redirect items as directed by the Secretary of War. Reports allowance of gunsmiths.
September 16, 1794 Two Brass Twelve-Pounders John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of the Treasury requests that two brass t welve-pounders. borrowed from the Governor of Pennsylvania, be placed in perect readiness for service.
May 28, 1794 27 Brass Howitzers Manning, Wychoff & Co. Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is the Bill of Lading for 27 brass howitzers that were sent by Chauncey Wittelsey of Middleton Connecticut.
July 23, 1794 Letter Citation James Byers Unknown Recipient Cited in Coxe to Hamilton, 11/01/1794. Contract for the casting of ten brass howitzers.
November 10, 1800 Request for Articles for Springfield Armory Joseph Williams Theodore Ely Williams asks that Ely purchase neatsfoot oil, steel, and brass for the armory at Springfield.
November 29, 1798 Cost of Brass Ordnance & Field Carriages Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon encloses a statement showing the the probable cost of the brass ordnance and field carriages about which McHenry had inquired.
July 7, 1788 Brass Three Pounders with Carriages and Implements William Price Henry Knox Price sends Knox, per his orders, two brass three pounders with carriages and implements complete, listed in the inclosed invoice. Price and Hall have not made any arrangments about about freight.
August 1, 1797 Delivery of Brass Nine-Pounders Donald G. Mitchell Samuel Hodgdon In compliance with the order of the Secretary of War, Mitchell has delivered to Hodgdon three brass three-pounders with their garrison carriages and implements, including two rammers with sponges and two worms.
February 28, 1798 Brass Howitzers for the Frigate "Constellation" James McHenry John Harris "Be pleased to deliver to Captain Thomas Truxton ten brass three pound howitzers for the frigate Constellation."
April 10, 1797 A Brass Three-Pounder for Captain Elliott John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of War has directed the storekeeper to deliver to Captain Elliott a brass three-pounder and apparatus for field exercises. Another three-pounder should be put in order for service.
February 27, 1796 Questions Training of Men without Proper Equipment; Refers to Federal and State Jurisdiction of Stores Michael Kalteisen Samuel Hodgdon News from Governor Vanderhost: he does not feel that he has authority to disarm the militia at the present crisis. Vanderhost is concerned with Hodgdon's order. Claims he cannot tell what brass field pieces remains in the public arsenal, nor can he distinguish what belongs to the state and what belongs to the U.S. as they have been blended together for many years. Kalteisen wonders whether it is...
July 26, 1796 Brass Field Pieces on Public Property? Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of War wants Jones to inform him whether the brass field pieces in the hands of the militia at Charleston are on United States property.
April 10, 1797 Delivery of Cannon James McHenry John Harris Directs Harris to furnish brass cannon to Captain Elliot for field exercise.
[not available] Requests Follow up on Brass Cannons Bound for Pittsburgh John Stagg Henry Knox The General requests that Knox come to the office immediately and bring receipts for the wagons that took the brass cannons to Pittsburgh, which apparently were left on the road. Wants to know when the sheet iron left for Pittsburgh.
November 26, 1798 Brass Field Pieces v. Iron Field Pieces Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry After giving his opinion as to the kinds of field pieces that should be provided to the State of New Jersey, Hodgdon states his belief that iron field pieces are as effective as brass field pieces even though they cost much less.
April 1, 1797 Statement of Brass Cannons and Carriages Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Statement of brass cannons and carriages on books of intendant of stores
April 1, 1797 Statement of Brass Howitzers and Carriages Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Statement of brass howitzers and carriages as they appear in the Intendant of Stores' books.