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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 12, 1797 Request for Cannon Powder James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon Requests cannon powder to Mud Island.
September 29, 1800 Delivery of Powder for Proving Cannon Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs delivery of powder for proving cannon.
November 24, 1800 Delivery of Powder for Proving Cannon Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs delivery of powder for proving cannon.
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.
April 5, 1798 Request for Issue of Cannon Powder, With Confirmation of Receipt James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of cannon powder; receiving officer confirms receipt.
June 5, 1797 Delivery of Supplies for Proving Cannon James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver cannon powder and balls for proving cannon to Cecil Furnace of Maryland.
December 14, 1797 Request for Delivery of Cannon Powder for Fort Mifflin James McHenry John Harris Letter, directs issue of cannon powder
March 13, 1798 Proving the Cannon at Your Furnace Samuel Hodgdon Mr. Hill Letter, advises re cannon powder & shot being sent for proving cannon.
November 15, 1800 Delivery of Powder and Portfires for Proving Cannon Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs delivery of powder and portfires for proving cannon.
August 12, 1800 Delivery of Cannon Powder Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Samuel Hodgdon, Commissary of Military Stores, requests that John Harris, Keeper of Military Stores, deliver to Mr. Lane and Salter, on order, 700 pounds of cannon powder for the purpose of proving cannon manufactured at their furnace, under contract with the United States.
November 7, 1800 Delivery of Powder for Proving Cannon Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs delivery of powder to Major Lewis Tousard, inspector of artillery, for proving cannon.
March 24, 1800 Request for Issue of Powder & Portfires for Cannon Testing at Cecil Furnace [not available] John Harris Directs issue of cannon powder & portfires for use in proving a cannon at Cecil Furnace.
October 17, 1798 Cannon Powder Stored in Charleston Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Henry W. DeSaussure has purchased cannon powder which is deposited in the public magazine in Charleston, under the care of John Leveday, Powder Inspector in the service of the United States.
November 18, 1796 Delivery of Munitions James McHenry John Harris Directs delivery of paper cartridges to hold sixteen pounds of cannon powder.
June 17, 1797 Delivery of Cannon Powder James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver cannon powder and stores to Fort Mifflin.
September 10, 1799 Request for Issue of Powder & Portfires for Cannon Testing James McHenry [not available] Directs issue of powder & portfires for testing of cannon at Cecil Furnace.
November 13, 1800 Cannon Powder Joseph Williams Stephen Higginson The cannon powder Higginson inquired about is available but can only be obtained by an order from the Secretary of the War or the Intendent of Stores.
September 15, 1798 Requests Orders for Cannon Powder Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Requests order for delivery of cannon powder to James Watson to prove guns.
April 28, 1800 Request for Ammunition & Cannon Implements for Proving Cannon at Foxall's Furnaces James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of powder, cartridges, and cannon implements to Maj. Lewis Tousard, for use in proving a cannon at Foxall's Furnace.
November 26, 1796 Order to Deliver Cartidges to DaCosta James McHenry John Harris Delivery of paper cartridges that will hold twelve pounds of cannon powder.
June 26, 1798 Request for Issue of Powder & Cannon Implements for Fourth of July James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of powder and cannon implements for use by the Philadelphia militia in Fourth of July celebrations.
December 24, 1799 Request for Issue of Cannon Implements for Fort Mifflin James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of cannon powder & implements for use by the garrison of Fort Mifflin.
May 25, 1798 Disposition of Cannon & Powder Samuel Hodgdon Ebenezer Stevens Hodgdon discusses the disposition of sundry cannon and adds a postscript regarding the storage of powder.
November 16, 1799 Huron's Draft, Powder, and Cannon Shot Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Writes that Lawrence Huron has settled the amount of his acceptance on the draft. In a postscript, he notes that he has received an order from Mr. Francis to purchase powder and has suggestions for transporting it and cannon shot.
May 30, 1798 Cannon & Powder for the Frigate "Constitution" Samuel Hodgdon John Bryant Hodgdon orders Bryant to make the arrangements for the shipment of cannon and powder by water to Boston for the frigate "Constitution."