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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 30, 1800 Cannon Belonging to the United States Samuel Dexter Samuel Hodgdon Dexter wants a report of the number and kinds of cannon belonging to the Military Department of the United States.
November 1, 1798 Cannon Belonging to the United States at Cecil Furnace Samuel Hodgdon Joseph Elliot Hodgdon requests an account of the cannon belonging to the United States at Cecil Furnace, including the number and caliber.
February 26, 1801 Certification of payment; Henry Glenn for storage of shells, cannon balls, belonging to United States in town of Schenectady New York William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $27.80 to Henry Glenn for storage of shells, cannon balls, belonging to United States in town of Schenectady New York.
July 25, 1794 Cannon Mounted in Seacoast Fortifications Henry Knox [not available] Return of the Cannon to be mounted in the fortifications on the seacoast of the respective states agreeably to law and the quantity of ammunition to be issued by the superintendent of military stores as a supply to each. Listed by port with remarks.
December 1, 1787 Claim Against the U.S. Regarding Cannon Henry Knox Jabez Bowen Letter, discusses claim against United States regarding cannon.
March 19, 1798 Request for frigate cannon from War Office to Governor John Jay of New York [not available] John Jay Iron for 24 pounder cannon for frigate United States found unfit. Request for loan of cannon procured by New York from foundry in Connecticut.
March 19, 1798 Replacement of Cannon on Frigate United States James McHenry John Jay Iron cannon intended for frigate United States was deemed unfit. New cannon to be procured by state of New York from a foundry in Connecticut as soon as possible. Jay requests a loan to purchase cannon.
December 5, 1797 Request for Delivery of Cannon Shot James McHenry John Harris Letter, directs issue of cannon shot.
May 30, 1798 Naval Policy, Cannon for Frigates, Etc. James McHenry [not available] McHenry discusses Naval policy; discusses Frigate Constitution; mentions cannon for fortification; discusses cannon for frigate.
April 12, 1798 Notification of Inspection of New York Cannon Promised to United States James McHenry John Jay Informs Governor Jay that Captain John Barry, of the frigate United States, has been ordered to travel to New York to inspect the cannon Jay has offered to lend to the United States. Gives instructions for the transaction.
December 4, 1797 Proving of frigate cannon for frigate United States [not available] Samuel Hughes Discusses proving of cannon for frigate at Philadelphia. Will send Captain John Barry and Mr. DaCosta to assist in proving of cannon and to judge them fit for service in accordance with terms of contract. Hopes that nothing will interrupt completion of 32 pounders, which are needed.
April 19, 1798 Statement of Ordnance at Various Locations Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry List of ordnance belonging to the United States at forts and major cities.
April 18, 1798 Regarding cannon from State of New York to be loaned for frigate United States [not available] John Jay Captain John Barry will proceed to New York to examine cannon on loan from New York state for frigate United States.
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.
December 24, 1800 Proving of cannon Samuel Dexter James McHenry Dexter solicits McHenry's recollection regarding the procurement of cannon for the frigate United States.
June 9, 1797 Delivery of Supplies for Proving Cannon James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver items for proving cannon to Cecil Furnace in Maryland.
December 14, 1797 Request for Delivery of Cannon Powder for Fort Mifflin James McHenry John Harris Letter, directs issue of cannon powder
May 7, 1798 Regarding the loan of cannon from State of New York for use of frigate United States and matter of defense of New York harbor James McHenry John Jay The War Office relays President John Adams' intent to replace any cannon provided by the State of New York for naval service. Captain John Barry, commander frigate United States, has been sent to examine cannon. Cannon will be sent down Hudson River to Governor's Island at New York Harbor and on to Philadelphia. Goes on to discuss the prospects of defense for New York Harbor and city of New York...
February 28, 1799 Certification of payments; Henry Glen for storing shells, cannon balls in town of Schenectady, New York William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $13.19 to Henry Glen for storing shells, cannon balls in town of Schenectady, New York.
March 29, 1797 List of Items for Cannon Casting James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver materials to Mr. Francis for cannon casting.
November 30, 1799 Received of Secretary of War, by draft from Treasurer of United States contract for cannon to be manufactured at Hope Furnace [not available] James McHenry Rufus and Sylvanus Hopkins received draft for $6000 from Treasurer of United States on account of contract for cannon for the United States to be manufactured at the Hope Furnace.
June 23, 1797 Request for delivery of cannon for fortifications of United States [not available] John Brown Request for delivery to the order of Tench Francis, Purveyor: thirty-Four 24 pounder cannon for U.S. fortifications.
May 23, 1797 Returns of Arms and Clothing for One Man Belonging to the 2nd United States Regiment Richard H. Greaton [not available] Inventory of arms and accoutrements belonging to one man of the 2d United States Regiment. Signed by Captain Greaton
April 2, 1795 Cannon Delivered to the Military Stores Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon Pickering has been informed of the cannon being delivered to the military stores of the United States where they will be deposited with the Commanding Officer.
April 18, 1798 Instructions for Inspecting & Shipping New York Cannon Offered to United States James McHenry Captain John Barry Instructs Captain Barry to inspect the cannon offered to the United States by the legislature of New York, and to send them to Philadelphia if he finds them fit for service.