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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 17, 1797 Estimate of the Costs of Gun Carraiges Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Estimate of the costs of various kinds of gun carriages.
July 16, 1799 Discusses Appropriate Carriage Types to Deliver Items Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Reports that sea coast carriages are not made for the type of guns they need to carry. Lists prices for garrison carriages. Recommends common carriages as their workmen are more familiar with them. Lists items for delivery.
November 8, 1794 Completing the Carriages John Bryant Samuel Hodgdon The ten carriages for three-pounders are not finished for want of iron for the wheels. Bryant has sent to New York for iron and has been expecting it for some time. He has sent to Boston for six tons of iron for the six-pounder carriages and he expects it to arrive in a few daya. They are now at work on the carriages for the howitzers which should be completed during December..
May 10, 1798 Cannon Requirements George Fleming Samuel Hodgdon Cited in Hodgdon to Fleming, 05/14/1798. There are no ship carriages for the ten four-pounder iron guns. The four twelve-pounders will be sent in the first available vessel but there are no carriages to send with them. Only one iron 24-pounder is available and that one is damaged but if excellent iron 18-pounders will suffice, Craig should be informed whether seacoast or garrison carriages should...
May 22, 1798 Inquiry into Completion of Gun Carriages for Frigate United States James McHenry Captain John Barry Asks Barry to find out exactly when he can expect the completion of the gun carriages for the frigate United States.
December 20, 1799 Price of Carriages Samuel Tredwell William Simmons A deduction in the price of carriages stipulated in Tredwell's first agreement with Jacob Blount will be required to meet the specifications of the Secretary of War. Since the value of the carriages are not known, that account will be left open. As soon as that amount is known, it should be transmitted so as to be drawn by Mr. Blount.
April 1, 1797 Statement of Brass Cannons and Carriages Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Statement of brass cannons and carriages on books of intendant of stores
January 30, 1799 Receipt of Gun Carriages Samuel Hodgdon William Simmons Invoice for 9 gun carriages purchased by Lemuel Weeks. Shall make the proper invoice.
August 7, 1798 Repairing and Painting the Carriages John Bryant Samuel Hodgdon The fifty boxes for the muskets will be finished soon and a thousand muskets will be cleaned and packed up for transportation. The carriages in the store need to be overhauled since the bands of the hubs are loose and need to be made smaller. Some of the older carriages need to be painted. Bryant asks permission to have them repaired so they will be ready to be transported on the next vessel...
April 1, 1797 Statement of Cannons and Sea Carriages [not available] [not available] Statement of iron cannons and carriages on books of Intendant of Stores
December 15, 1797 Advice Regarding the Mounting of 24 Pound Cannons Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Craig advised Hodgdon that the "24 Pounders" should not be mounted on ship or garrison carriages. Craig requested Hodgdon forward iron trunks for proper mounting of cannons.
July 30, 1793 Cost of Carriages John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Included is an extract of a letter from George Fleming to Henry Knox in which Fleming wants to know the cost of the carriages made in Philadelphia for the caravan sent during February before last. He also wants to know what the carpenters in Philadelphia would charge to make carriages for 8 inch howitzers and twelve pounders. Hodgdon is directed to provide this information so the Secretary of War...
August 7, 1794 Cannon with Carriages in Need of Repair John Bryant Samuel Hodgdon Bryant has sent on the cannon and carriages to Chauncey Whittlesley to be transported to Hodgdon in Philadelphia despite the carriages' want of repair. He describes the repairs that are needed.
December 20, 1798 Certification of payments; Francis Mentges, agent of fortifications, for disbursements made, Mud Island Fort William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $325.98 to Francis Mentges, agent of fortifications, for disbursements made at Mud Island Fort, for iron work and sundry gun carriages, movement of sea coast carriages, oil for gun carriages and freight of cannon.
June 17, 1794 Seacoast Gun Carriages John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of War requests that one of the models of the seacoast gun carriages be transported to Col. Rochefontaine at Boston.
August 10, 1798 Overhauling Carriages, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Captain John Briant Along with a reference to musket cases, Hodgdon discusses the process for overhauling carriages so that pieces can be removed at a moment's notice.
October 4, 1798 Certification of payments; Valentine Hoffman for repairing field carriages William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment of $332.76 to Valentine Hoffman for repairing field carriages.
April 1, 1797 Statement of Brass Howitzers and Carriages Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Statement of brass howitzers and carriages as they appear in the Intendant of Stores' books.
May 21, 1798 Detaching Wheels & Limbers Samuel Hodgdon Frederick Frye Capt. Frye is asked to assist Melancton Smith in detaching the wheels and limbers from their carriages before they are transported so that they can easily be reassembled at their destination.
May 22, 1798 Seeks Information about Carriage Construction Aboard Ship James McHenry Captain John Barry Wishes to visit person appointed to construct gun carriages to see how long construction will take.
December 15, 1797 Certification of payments; account of Thomas Hughes William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $121.50 is due Thomas Hughes, being the amount of his account for iron work on the gun carriages at West Point and his expenses for going to Albany and back to mend gun carriages.
April 20, 1798 Immediate Need for Gun Carriages Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig informs Samuel Hodgdon of the immediate need for the gun carriages to have trucks supplied.
March 24, 1794 Arms & Carriages for Fort Mifflin John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is directed to deliver to Captain Jeremiah Fisher for the use of Fort Mifflin fifty shot for twelve pounders and five garrison carriages for eighteen pounders with iron trucks, if in store.
July 28, 1794 Additional money needed for carriages Paul Hyacinte Perault Henry Knox Informs the Secretary of War that the money appointed for the work of Mr. Merlie is spent. There are only 4 carriages done, and the Secretary wishes for 60. Asks Knox with what money will the rest of the work be done. Also mentions that the works at Georgetown and Savannah are begun.
April 16, 1794 Models for Cannon Carriages Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is directed by Secretary of War to have made three models for cannon carriages similar to the brass piece mounted in Jones' office.