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May 5, 1800 Establishing a National Foundry for Casting Cannon, Shot, and Shells John Adams James McHenry Grants McHenry and Stoddert permission to establish a National Foundry for casting cannon, shot, and shells.
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 30, 1797 Cannon Ball and Shells for the Dey of Algiers James McHenry John Harris Harris is ordered to deliver to Tench Francis, the Purveyor, as many of the cannon balls and shells as Francis thinks will be needed to supply the Dey of Algiers.
June 30, 1789 Damaged Cannon Shells and Shot, Old Wrought Iron William Price Henry Knox Price received Knox's letter of June 24 care of Abiathar Ingells. He has delivered to Ingells 55 tons of damaged cannon shell and shot as well as 6 tons 1600 and a quarter old wrought iron, per an enclosed account. There is an additional twenty tons of cannon and shot which Ingells could not take away at the time.
August 14, 1797 Delivery of Shells James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver shells and supplies.
April 13, 1790 Investigation into Cannons, Shot, and Shells Henry Knox William Finnie Investigation into cannons, shot, and shells at various locations to be brought to Knox. Compensation to follow.
May 5, 1800 Authorization for Preparations to be Made for National Cannon Foundry John Adams James McHenry Authorization for purchase of land and other operations to be undertaken for the purpose of building a national cannon foundry.
September 3, 1789 Damaged Cannon, Shot, and Shells William Price Henry Knox Informs the Secretary at War that he has delivered 25 tons of damaged cannon, shells, and shot to Mr. Ingells. Also forwards the Returns of Ordnance and Paymaster Stores for the month of August.
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.
October 6, 1797 Regarding cannon and military stores James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon Discusses the exchange of cannon and directs military stores to Michilimackinac and Pittsburgh. McHenry also wishes to know if clothing for troops stationed in Tennessee has been forwarded.
January 22, 1796 Account of Henry Glen William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $22 is due Henry Glen, being the amount of his account for storing shells and cannon balls in Schenectady from June through December 1795.
June 27, 1794 Letter from the Commissioner of the Revenue Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton Letter from the Commissioner of the Revenue, informing Secretary Hamilton that General Henry Miller arrived from York yesterday afternoon. Discusses the prices of shot, shells, and cannon.
August 25, 1794 Inventory of military stores at New London Samuel Hodgdon Alexander Hamilton This is an inventory of military stores at New London. Items include cannon, shells, rockets, muskets, cartridges, swords.
April 20, 1798 Forwarding Twelve-Pounders & Shells to Philadelphia Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon recommends that recently forged twelve-pounders and shells be brought to Philadelphia immediately.
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.
January 15, 1786 Transport of Ammunition and Disposition of Stores Henry Knox Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Discusses the transportation of cannon shells to West Point and the disposition of certain military stores. Will take immediate action to collect and deposit. Proposes that durable military supplies should not be sold but retained for future use.
September 25, 1799 Letter directing delivery of eight-inch shells to Pittsburgh to make up load Samuel Hodgdon Mr. Bass Letter, directs delivery of perfect eight-inch shells to Pittsburgh to make up load.
May 19, 1789 Old Cannon Delivered to Abiathar Ingells William Price Henry Knox Informs the Secretary at War that he has delivered 45 tons of old cannon to Abiathar Ingells.
May 27, 1794 Requests information about Needs for Muskets, Shells, and Shot. Tench Coxe Henry Knox Requests information about classes of muskets and the quantity of shot and shells. Notes that distribution of items must wait for this information.
August 18, 1791 Stores Ordered Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Stores ordered, 5 1/2 shells to arrive shortly but won't be ready for campaign.
September 25, 1799 Letter directing delivery of eight-inch shells to Pittsburgh to make up load Samuel Hodgdon Mr. Bass Letter, directs delivery of perfect eight-inch shells to Pittsburgh to make up load.
August 25, 1794 Inventory of Military Stores New London Samuel Hodgdon Alexander Hamilton This is an inventory of military stores at New London. Items include cannon, shells, rockets, muskets, cartridges, swords.
September 25, 1799 Request for Issue of 8-Inch Shells for Pittsburgh Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs delivery to John Connahy, twenty eight inch shells to make up his load for Pittsburgh.
July 14, 1798 Prices for shot and shells John Godfrey Samuel Hodgdon Discusses prices for shot and shells.
April 12, 1794 Stores to Charleston Henry Knox Arnoldus Vanderhorst List of stores to be shipped to Charleston enclosed. Cannons discussed.