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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
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 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.
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.
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."
February 28, 1798 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."
March 7, 1798 Three Pound Howitzers for Captain Truxton James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver ten brass three-ton howitzers to Captain Truxton.
September 24, 1799 Listing of ammunition, cannon and howitzer James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon Lists types of cannon [pounders] and howitzers. Cartridges mentioned as well as the city of New Orleans.
February 12, 1798 Inaccuracies in Your Account Samuel Hodgdon Caleb Gibbs Letter, directs return of ordnance & stores; discusses inaccurate accounting.
May 13, 1800 Request for John Wilkins Jr. to Deliver Mortars and Howitzers to Newport [not available] John Harris Request signed by McHenry and Hodgdon addressed to John Harris, for John Wilkins Jr. to deliver for transportation to Newport Rhode Island, three 13-inch brass mortars with the iron for the beds, four 8-inch howitzers with traveling carriages, six 5.5-inch howitzers,
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 12, 1794 Stores to Charleston Henry Knox Arnoldus Vanderhorst List of stores to be shipped to Charleston enclosed. Cannons discussed.
May 16, 1798 Examine and Verify the Howitzers at Boston James McHenry Francis DaCosta DaCosta requests that the howitzers recently arrived at Boston be examined and verified.
October 8, 1794 Enclosed contracts Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue encloses the contracts for rations, supplies, cartridge boxes, cannon, howitzers, artillery coats and hats, etc.
November 12, 1798 Request for Brass Six-Pounder Cannon Arthur Fenner James McHenry Letter, asks for cannon; asks for brass six pounders.
May 16, 1798 Request to prove 8 inch howitzers from Boston [not available] Francis DaCosta Francis DaCosta requested to prove six 8 inch howitzers lately received from Boston.
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 9, 1793 Suggestions for Repairing Howitzers Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Knox makes suggestions as to how to repair the defective howitzers because it is too costly to replace them.
March 9, 1793 Estimate of Money for supplies for Army stores Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate of money wanting to purchase the listed articles of stores for the use of the Army
October 10, 1800 Return of US Ordnance and New York Ordnance in New York City Ebenezer Stevens [not available] A return of ordnance stores belonging to both the U.S. and the state of New York in the vicinity of New York City. Places of storage listed are Fort Jay, York Island, and "Arsenal," all belonging to the U.S., and Ellis Island, whose stores belong to New York.
February 18, 1795 Pickering discusses artillery with Knox Timothy Pickering Henry Knox Letter, discusses testing Howitzers.
December 7, 1793 Prices of Articles John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is asked to send a memorandum with the prices of a list of articles: knapsacks; cartridge boxes; tents; horsemen's tents; horsemen's marquees; travelling carriages for brass cannon and howitzers
March 1, 1798 Regarding surplus howitzers at Boston navy yard [not available] Henry Jackson There are more howitzers at the navy yard at Boston than needed for frigate Constitution. Wish is to send some to Philadelphia addressed to Tench Francis, purveyor. Requests from Captain Nicholson the number of howitzers needed for ship.
October 5, 1792 Returns, Powder, Return of Howitzers, Untimely Remittances Isaac Craig Henry Knox Encloses return. Expects to receive powder. General Wayne ordered return of three of the small howitzers; trunnions are insufficient. Mentions settlement of accounts. Laments the lack of timely remittance to enable him to discharge engagements.
April 17, 1799 Constructing Shells for Mortars & Howitzers, Etc. George Fleming Samuel Hodgdon In addition to alerting Hodgdon to a certificate in the amount of $2728.98 that will be presented by Mr. Cranch, Fleming discusses in detail the construction of shells for mortars and howitzers.