Viewing 1–15 of 15 documents: "cannisters"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
December 31, 1798 Receipt for Shot Cannisters for the Navy Tench Francis [not available] Acknowledges receipt of 865 shot cannisters for the purposes of being filled for the use of the Navy.
April 19, 1798 Iron & Lead Grape Shot for the Cannisters of Three Frigates James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver to the Purveyor a sufficient quantity of iron and lead grape shot to fill the cannisters of the Frigates "United States," "Constitution," and "Constellation."
April 19, 1798 Iron & Lead Grape Shot for the Cannisters of Three Frigates James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver to the Purveyor a sufficient quantity of iron and lead grape shot to fill the cannisters of the Frigates "United States," "Constitution," and "Constellation."
June 1, 1798 Articles to Captain Decatur for the Ship of War "Delaware" James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver the listed articles to the order of Captain Decatur of the ship of war "Delaware."
May 2, 1797 Discussion of Frigate Armament, Especially Grape Shot & Ball Shot Samuel Hodgdon Josiah Fox Letter, discusses armaments for Frigate; discusses grape shot cannisters; discusses ball shot for cannon.
April 19, 1798 Iron and Lead Grapeshot for the Three Frigates James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver to the Purveyor a sufficient quantity of iron and lead grapeshsot to fill the cannisters of the frigates "United States," "Constellation," and "Constitution."
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.
1793 Estimate of Hospital stores for the Army at Pittsburgh Quartermaster General's Department [not available] Estimate for Hospital Stores for the Army at Pittsburg & forty quarter Casks Powder.
1798 Articles Wanted for the Frigate "Constellation" Unknown Author [not available] A list of materials needed for the Frigate "Constellation."
May 8, 1798 Military Stores for the Ship of War "Ganges" James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver to Captain Richard Dale of the military ship "Ganges" the following military stores: powder for cannon and muskets in barrels and half-barrels, round shot of nine pounders, double-headed round shot, boxes of grapeshot for nine pounders in cannisters, musket cartridges, pistol cartridges, muskets with accoutrements, cutlasses with scabbards, boarding pikes, scabbards...
May 8, 1798 Military Stores for the Ship of War "Ganges" James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver to Captain Richard Dale of the ship of war "Ganges" the listed military stores which are to be charged to that ship.
August 15, 1792 Estimate of Hospital stores for the Army at Pittsburgh Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book.Estimate of hospital stores for the Army at Pittsburgh.
May 30, 1798 Order to Arm and Stock Ship for Defense of Cape Henry James McHenry Captain Thomas Truxtun The Secretary of War wants to have as much naval force at sea as soon as possible due to the number of French privateers on the US coast. He hopes that Truxtun is ready to sail, but any articles wanting should be purchased at his present location or at Norfolk. Enclosed are letters to Lt.s Triplett and Dyson with orders. McHenry also encloses instructions for Truxtun from Congress. His cruising...
June 19, 1794 Articles for a 44-Gun Frigate Joshua Humphreys Unknown Recipient Document reporting on the dimensions of materials for a 44-gun frigate, and fittings and stores for same. Joshua Humphreys is a reputed shipbuilder.
December 16, 1793 Henry Knox to President of United States George Washington: recommendations on locations of arsenals and magazines, development of a national arms industry, and return of ordnance, arms and military stores in possession of United States Henry Knox George Washington Included in this return are some recommendations regarding strategic location of magazines and arsenals across the United States and the importance of developing an arms industry in the United States. The state of returns he owes to the casual circumstances of the War for Independence. Principal locations: New London Virginia, Philadelphia, West Point on Hudson River and Springfield on...