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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 15, 1799 Request for Issue of Blocks for Cartouch [Cartridge] Boxes James McHenry John Harris Delivery of 3,000 blocks for cartouch boxes to Hartford, CT.
May 29, 1800 Discussion of a Contractor's Continued Manufacture of Cartridge Boxes James McHenry Israel Whelen Discusses the continued manufacture of leather cartouch boxes by a particular contractor.
March 6, 1801 Reports on hospital accounts; request for cartouch boxes [not available] Samuel Dexter Reports hospital stores delivered to Mr. Gillaspy and Mr. Strong. Discusses Mr. McLaws' manufacture of cartouch boxes. A considerable number of cartouch boxes are on hand. Mentions that letter books were destroyed, presumably by the fire of November 1800.
September 22, 1799 Cartouch Boxes and Shoes Jeremiah Wadsworth James McHenry Mentions that shipment of cartouch boxes to the 13th Regiment will proceed apace once they have been inspected. Describes work with shoe makers to make shoes in good leather, costs may exceed the original quoted price.
January 15, 1799 Reports Cartouche Boxes Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Reports that there are 15,000 cartouch boxes at various posts. 35,000 are needed to supply 50,000 men. Many returned may not be suitable. Suggests awarding a contract for 40,000 to create a full supply.
January 10, 1801 Resubmitting a Report on the Subject of Cartouch Boxes William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Simmons requests that Hodgdon resend a copy of his report to the Secretary of War on cartouch boxes due to the fire having destroyed the original copy.
April 2, 1799 Lists Cost of Cartouch Box Manufacture by William Laws Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry William Laws will make cartouch boxes according to the approved pattern. Outlines cost.
May 15, 1799 Requests Inspection of Blocks for Cartouch Boxes Samuel Hodgdon John Harris The Secretary of War has requested the inspection of blocks made by Mr. Fraley for cartouche boxes. These must be distinctly boxed and free from cracks, and the must be properly sized.
April 1, 1799 Requests Order for Cartouch Boxes Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Reports that the cartouch box he had made has been approved. Wonders if a contract should be drawn for the manufacture of 20,000 to supply the public store. He'll have 6 more boxes ready for patterns. Properly seasoned wood will be supplied by the public store.
April 2, 1799 Requests Order for Blocks or Wood for Cartouch Boxes Samuel Hodgdon Tench Francis The Secretary of War requests order for blocks or wood for cartouch boxes for the public store as soon as possible. The wood must be well-seasoned and perfect.
May 7, 1794 Invoice of Military Stores Samuel Hodgdon Peter Hunt Accompanies a shipment of cartouch (cartridge) boxes to be deposited in the public stores.
July 18, 1799 Expresses Concern about Quality of Cartouche Boxes and Kettles Samuel Hodgdon Peter Hunt Col. Ogden complains about the unfit cartouch boxes and camp kettles from Hunt. Requests information about standing of this issue. Admonishes Hunt for sending useless articles, and hopes there has been some mistake. Requests a correct return of every article and its condition now on hand, as well as vouchers for delivery.
June 2, 1791 Exchange and Disbursement of Supplies Isaac Craig Henry Knox Cartouch boxes and belts exchanged with Armstrong. Enclosed returns and distribution information.
March 3, 1801 Crediting Nathaniel Smith for 3000 Cartouch Boxes William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Smith has received a credit for 3000 cartouch boxes; at $1.14 each the total is $3420.
August 25, 1797 Delivery of Supplies James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver arms, accoutrements, and tools.
August 21, 1794 Letter from the Governor of Maryland Alexander Hamilton Thomas Sim Lee The Governor of Maryland discusses the council's decision to furnish the detachment of militia with muskets, bayonets, and cartouch-boxes.
November 30, 1785 Requesting information on Thomas Dickinson John Pierce Mr. Thompson The Commissioner of Army Accounts writes Mr. Thompson regarding Thomas Dickinson. Pierce asks for Thompson's knowledge and opinion of Dickinson's account. Dickinson is seeking payment for cartouch boxes.
April 11, 1799 Regarding Manufacture & Inspection of New-Pattern Cartridge Boxes James McHenry Jeremiah Wadsworth Discusses the manufacture and inspection of a large number of new-pattern cartouche boxes and belts.
September 27, 1794 Supplies Forwarded to Carlisle and Reading Peter Hunt Samuel Hodgdon Arms and cartouch boxes forwarded, remainder of order to be forwarded shortly. Difficulty in procuring teams of wagons hindered shipment.
July 26, 1793 Post Notes and Arms Forwarded Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Per request, post notes forwarded. Requests communication on receipt of money. Arms and armaments forwarded. Cartouch boxes forwarded with all speed.
February 23, 1799 Description of Potential Cartouche Boxes, Prices Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Cartouche boxes similar in quality to those made in London can be found in Philadelphia. Lists prices with additional features such as different types of belts. While expensive, they create a stunning appearance for a soldier.
February 22, 1799 Making Cartouche Boxes and Belts William Laws Samuel Hodgdon Laws agrees to make any quantity of cartouche boxes and belts agreeable to the listed specifications.
September 24, 1798 Request to Furnish Articles and Forward to Silas Talbot and William Bartlett Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Request for powder, bayonets, cartouch boxes for the ship George Washington at Providence Rhode Island and the ship at Newbury Port, Massachusetts.
November 11, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Jeremiah Wadsworth Simmons informs Wadsworth to expect an allocation of funds designated for payment to the contractors involved in the manufacture of cartouch boxes and shoes.
April 7, 1800 Request to pay William Edmond for Contract Nathaniel Smith James McHenry Smith requests payment of $500 on account of cartouche boxes which he contracted by McHenry's direction.