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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 29, 1792 Items to Pittsburgh John Stagg William Knox The Secretary of War requests that Knox forward to Pittsburgh, to the order of Major Isaac Craig, a number of items, including bullet moulds, boxes, hooks, and nails.
December 7, 1791 Arms Shipment to Charleston John Stagg William Knox Knox is directed to have transported on the ship now riding at anchor in the harbor and sailing soon to Charleston one hundred stands of arms with accoutrements and knapsacks complete. Also included will be powder, lead, cartidge paper, and bullet moulds to make musket cartridges to equip 400 men with 200 rounds each. The fifty horseman saddles with accoutrements will also be completed according...
January 14, 1799 Request for Temporary Issue of Rifles, Accoutrements, & Tomahawks to Volunteers James McHenry John Harris Temporary issue of rifles, accoutrements, & tomahawks to volunteer company.
November 14, 1794 Order to Ship Moulds Henry Knox Joshua Humphreys Moulds for floor and rising timbers to be sent to Mr. May via vessel docked in Swides Church, Mr. Seagrove to take charge of items.
October 19, 1799 Requests Information for Mr. Bullet to Pay Spies in Jefferson County James McHenry William Simmons Refers to correspondence with Mr. Bullet regarding payment of spies in Jefferson County. Requests information and dates.
May 18, 1795 Request for Information Regarding Dockyard Machine Joshua Humphreys Josiah Fox Letter, asks for information re dock yard machine; discusses ship moulds.
June 21, 1794 Directions from Knox to Humphreys on contracting with carpenters for construction of building for making the moulds Henry Knox Joshua Humphreys Knox instructs Humphreys to immediately execute plan for construction of a building for making ship moulds. Engage with the cheapest price in mind and start procurement of materials.
June 5, 1795 Author's Letterbook Copy [not available] [not available] Letter, asks that Josiah Fox be sent to Baltimore to consult with those bulding frigates concerning the moulds and putting the frames together.
July 24, 1794 Request that frigate moulds be prepared for dispatch to shipyards Henry Knox Joshua Humphreys Knox request that Humphreys prepare the frigate moulds for dispatch to New York, Boston, Baltimore, Norfolk, Portsmouth New Hampshire. Josiah Fox will also apply himself to the business.
November 14, 1794 Request to embark moulds for floor and rising timbers on vessel sailing to Georgia Henry Knox Joshua Humphreys Knox informs Joshua Humphreys that a vessel sailing to Georgia and asks that moulds for the floor and rising timbers be embarked addressed to John Morgan. James Seagrove will take charge of them.
June 5, 1795 About the Building of Frigates Joshua Humphreys Timothy Pickering Letter asks that Josiah Fox be sent to Baltimore to consult with those building frigates concerning the moulds and putting the frames together.
July 22, 1794 Letter to Naval Agent Jeremiah Yellot on duties and responsibilities of agent and constructor Henry Knox Jeremiah Yellot Knox notes that the constructor will search out the artificers and laborers, and the naval agent will regulate and pay wages. Includes a provisional appointment of Mr. Rodder. Will forward plans and moulds for frigates. No deviations on the design will be permitted.
August 2, 1800 Certification of payment; Henry Foxall and Company, for foundry moulds, flasks for casting cannon, and a boring mill prepared near Philadelphia, at request of Secretary of Treasury William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $4651.75 to Henry Foxall and Company, for foundry moulds, flasks for casting cannon, and a boring mill prepared near Philadelphia, at request of Secretary of Treasury.
May 12, 1795 Letter from the War Office regarding payment for services to Josiah Fox [not available] Josiah Fox Payment for services to Josiah Fox for preparing draughts and frigate moulds and for services with frigate construction at Norfolk Virginia. Payment of $750 for past year of service.
October 19, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James McHenry Simmons informs the Secretary of War that he has no record or recollection of a claim made by Mr. Bullet on behalf of the spies employed in Jefferson County in 1792.
December 5, 1800 Request for Issue of Assorted Military Supplies & Tools for Forts Wolcott and Adams Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Directs purchase of artillery implements & supplies, barrels, compasses, tools, a "fuze machine," camp supplies, lanterns, sieves, a mortar and pestle, rocket, portfire and bullet molds, raw minerals and metal, "three hundred pounds of junk," oil, paper, and rope for Forts Wolcott & Adams at Newport, RI. Urges that the supplies be obtained at or near Newport, if possible, and gives receipt...
July 24, 1794 Letter directing delivery of moulds of frigates Henry Knox Joshua Humphreys Letter from Henry Knox to Joshua Humphreys, Naval Constructor, directing Humphreys to deliver the moulds of the frigates to Norfolk; Baltimore; Boston; Portsmouth New Hampshire; New York with all possible dispatch. Knox notes that Josiah Fox is under Humphrey's direction.
May 14, 1795 Letter from the War Office recommending Josiah Fox [not available] William Pennock Josiah Fox is the bearer of this recommendation. William Pennock speaks highly of Fox's performance in the Navy Department at Philadelphia where he assisted Joshua Humphreys, naval constructor, in making draughts and moulds for frigates. Humphreys speaks well of Fox and there are few men equally qualified. Mr John Morgan was destined for the position at Norfolk as naval constructor, but he is in...
June 30, 1792 Note from the War Office ordering powder horns and levies' clothing to be forwarded to Pittsburg and wagons to Trenton [not available] [not available] War Office document directs 200 powder horns and bullet pouches and all the levy clothing in store to go on to Fort Pitt, and 2 four horse wagons to be hired to go to Trenton New Jersey, then to New Brunswick New Jersey if they should not meet the troops before, for Captain Phelan's detachment on the march to Fort Pitt.
January 2, 1796 Prepared to Cut Cedar Timber if Terms Are Agreeable Josiah Fox Tench Francis Letter, informs availability to cut cedar for Frigate frames; asks for written instructions re procedures.
May 14, 1795 Recommendation of Josiah Fox as Assistant Naval Constructor Timothy Pickering William Pennock Letter, recommends Fox as assistant constructor; mentions Navy Department.
December 5, 1800 Delivery of Assorted Supplies to Fort Jay, New York Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, directs delivery of assorted supplies to Fort Jay, New York.
October 22, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James McHenry Simmons informs the Secretary of War that Mr. Bullet's papers were received.
April 30, 1792 Rifle Order General Edward Hand Henry Knox Secretary Knox provides the numbers of rifles currently in production, stating that one of the suppliers made shoddy rifles that he cannot approve.
December 15, 1792 Request to send articles to New Brunswick New Jersey for recruits of Captain Bezaleel Howe Company John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Request to send articles to New Brunswick New Jersey for recruits of Captain Bezaleel Howe Company under command of Ensign Andrew McClary. Items include muskets; bayonet belts; scabbards; cartridge boxes; sergeant's swords and belts; brushes and prickers; screw drivers; bullet screws; canteens and straps; fife cases; knapsack; haversacks.