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May 30, 1798 Ordnance for the Frigate "Constellation" James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver to Samuel Hodgdon the following items intended for the frigate "Constellation": boxes of candles, 24 pound canister shot, 12 pound canister shot, and canister shot for small howitzers.
May 30, 1798 Ordnance & Supplies for the Frigates "Constitution" & "Constellation" James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is directed to order barrels of cannon and barrels of musket powder to be transported from Springfield to the frigate "Constitution" anchored at Boston. Mr. Harris has been directed to deliver to Hodgdon for transportation to the frigate "Constellation," anchored in the Chesapeake, boxes of candles, 24 pound canister shot, 12 pound canister shot, and canister shot for small howitzers.
August 24, 1798 Request from the Treasury to furnish for the Military various sized cannisters Tench Francis Samuel Hodgdon Order from Treasury to have canisters manufactured to conform to the dimensions of various-sized howitzers from 3,4,6,9,12,18,24 to 32 pounders.
January 13, 1792 Update on Delivery Henry Knox Isaac Craig Expressed confidence in Craig's expediency in building the block house. Enclosed receipt of cannon shot recently delivered for Craig.
February 14, 1798 Procuring, Manufacturing, and Repairing Certain Articles James McHenry Tench Francis McHenry provides a list of articles and wants to know which of them have been procured, where they are deposited, and when the remains may be expected? Also what part of those articles ordered to be manufacutured or repaired have been completed and where are they deposted?
December 9, 1797 Request for Delivery of Shot or Grapeshot James McHenry John Harris Letter, directs issue of shot or grape shot.
April 9, 1798 List of Articles for the Frigate "Constitution" James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon A list of articles to be transported to Boston for the use of the Frigate "Constitution."
April 9, 1798 List of Articles for the Frigate "Constitution" James McHenry [not available] List of thirty articles to be transported to Boston for the use of the Frigate "Constitution."
July 5, 1797 Letter from Stephen Hillis accompanying return for second quarter of 1797 Stephen Hillis Samuel Hodgdon Addressed to Samuel Hodgdon dated July 5th, 1797. An inventory of public property on hand. Hillis asks that Hodgdon inform him that the returns are made out in a proper manner. Signed as Stephen Hillis, Paymaster and Storekeeper
April 9, 1798 List of Articles for the Frigate "Constitution" James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is asked to have the military stores on the enclosed list transported to Boston for the use of the Frigate "Constitution." McHenry wants to know what part of these articles are deposited in the public stores.
December 16, 1797 Delivery of Shot for Ship Bound for East Indies James McHenry [not available] Grape shot and nine pound shot to be delivered, storekeeper to be paid.
June 29, 1792 Prove Shot Henry Knox Isaac Craig Expressed disappointment in poor shot, advised proving shot before order is cast. Request receipts from order.
November 25, 1794 Unloading of Powder & Shot at the Wharf Levi Hollingsworth Samuel Hodgdon Hollingsworth declares that he is ready to receive the powder and shot at the public wharf during high tide at one o'clock. However, Mr. Edwards is at the wharf with shot and 45 pieces of kentledge so the boatmen are concerned about the difficulty of unloading at the wharf. The shot and kentledge should be stored elsewhere to make room for the shipment of powder and shot.
February 28, 1798 Request for Issue & Sale of Shot and Grapeshot; Check Slip for Same James McHenry John Harris Directs issue & sale of shot and grapeshot, and check payment slip.
June 1, 1792 Prove Shot Henry Knox Isaac Craig Orders to prove shot to be delivered by Turnbull and Marnie. Clothing to be forwarded after recruits are clothed.
July 14, 1798 Prices for shot and shells John Godfrey Samuel Hodgdon Discusses prices for shot and shells.
August 18, 1797 Delivery of Shot James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver shot to the ship's captain Mordecai Lewis for ship India bound for Batavia.
November 7, 1794 Shot Inspected Before It Leaves the Wharf Levi Hollingsworth Samuel Hodgdon Hollingsworth announces that the following have landed at the usual place: 42 pieces of kentledge, 300 32-pound shot, and 170 24-pound shot, He'll be glad if the shot can be inspected before it leaves the wharf.
July 23, 1798 Transport and Delivery of Stores Daniel Morel Samuel Hodgdon Mentions shot sent with the teamster and price for hauling shot, balls, and shells.
November 29, 1796 Estimate of Ordnance and Supplies Samuel Hodgdon Fox Hodgdon sends Fox a revised estimate of ordnance and related stores for ships.
February 23, 1798 Rates & Availability of Shot & Shells Samuel Hodgdon John Wilkins, Jr. Letter, asks for rates & availablity of shot and shells; discusses shipping shot and shells.
February 15, 1798 Request for issue of Powder & Shot for Use in Cannon Trials James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of powder and shot for purpose of testing cannon.
May 24, 1799 Enclosed Receipt for Shot, Account with McLean Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Encloses receipts for shot; also mentions that he has seen Mr. McLean.
April 17, 1795 Replying to an inquiry as to the dimensions of shot and kentledge Samuel Hodgdon Timothy Pickering Hodgdon answers Pickering's request for information regarding the dimensions and weight of shot and kentledge.
March 16, 1797 Order to Deliver Shot James McHenry John Harris Delivery of cannon shot to Superintendent of Military Stores.