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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 4, 1793 Request for Cartridge Boxes John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Cartridge boxes requested by Sec. of War.
May 26, 1799 Regarding Cartridge Box Order Jeremiah Wadsworth James McHenry Discusses order of cartridge boxes for 13th Regiment.
May 26, 1800 Regarding Shipment of Cartridge Boxes Daniel Wadsworth John Harris Appears to be consigning a number of cartridge boxes to be shipped to Harris.
May 21, 1798 Articles for the Marines on Board the "Ganges" James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver the listed nine articles to Lieutenant Carmick for the Marines on board the war ship "Ganges" and for the ship's use, reams of musket cartridge paper and cannon cartridge paper.
December 5, 1800 Request for Issue of Cartridge Materials & Raw Minerals to Fort Jay, NY Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of cartridge materials and raw minerals to Fort Jay, NY.
August 18, 1797 Delivery of Cannon Cartridges James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver cannon cartridge paper to Fort Mifflin.
August 18, 1794 Mr. Tinsley's Cartridge Boxes Tench Coxe Samuel Hodgdon It appears that the cartridge boxes contracted for with [Samuel] Tinsley are less in the bore of the wood than the pattern calls for although Tinsley claims that the wood has by some means been changed.
October 21, 1799 Pattern for an Eight Inch Howitzer Cartridge. Captain Elliot Unknown Recipient The pattern is shown for an eight-inch howitzer cartridge. The length of the cartridge should be cut the way the flannel stretches least. Elliot recommends that a paper pattern should be cut from the flannel version since repeated cuttings will result in a smaller pattern as was the case with the six-pound one given before. .
May 31, 1800 Concerning shipments of cartridge paper from London James McHenry Rufus King Writes that he does not know if the United States has received its shipments of cartridge paper from London. Adds that this is last day of duties as War Secretary.
June 24, 1800 Notification of the Sending of Final Shipment of Cartridge Boxes; Discussion of Account Jeremiah Wadsworth James McHenry Mentions that he has sent off the last shipment of cartridge boxes & belts he was employed to procure, as shown in an enclosed bill of lading [not included]. Discusses his account with the War Department.
February 1, 1793 Monthly Returns, Packets of Correspondence, Powder, Flints and Cartridge Paper Isaac Craig Henry Knox Discusses monthly returns. Flints not the proper size. Powder to be sent to Legionville. Cartridge paper is nearly expended.
August 8, 1794 Requests Information about Cartridge Orders and Drawings of Cannons Tench Coxe Henry Knox Seeks to know whether cartridge boxes bought from Mr. Tinsley should be part of the original requisition. Requests a drawing of the horwitz so Mr. Byars can make 10 more, as well as drawings of different cannons.
March 19, 1794 Cartridge Boxes, Etc. Thomas Holt Samuel Hodgdon Holt discusses a number of concerns relative to irons, carriages, buildings, and cartridge boxes.
December 3, 1800 Request for Issue of Ammunition & Cartridge Supplies to Fort Trumbull Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of supplies to Fort Trumbull, CT, including: ammunition & cartridge materials, raw minerals, and slowmatch.
March 24, 1800 Request for Issue of Cannon Cartridge Paper James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of two reams of cannon cartridge paper to Captain Joseph Elliott.
April 18, 1800 Request for Issue of Arms & Cartridge Boxes [not available] John Harris Directs issue of arms & cartridge boxes to Basil Wood; a note and return concerning the items, by Wood and his representative John Krips respectively, are appended.
July 19, 1794 Money for cartridge boxes Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue requests from Secretary Hamilton that the sum of $5000 be placed in the hands of Edward Carrington, Supervisor of Virginia, for the purpose of paying for 5000 cartridge boxes, agreeable to the contract made with John Tinsley of Columbia.
April 25, 1794 Equipage for Captain Kersey John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is asked to deliver to Capt. William Kersey a list of articles to include muskets; bayonets; bayonet belts; bayonet scabbards; cartridge boxes; cartridge box belts; screwdrivers; ball screws; brushes and pickers; tents.
March 19, 1794 Regarding irons, carriages, buildings, and cartridge boxes Thomas Holt Samuel Hodgdon Holt discusses a number of concerns relative to irons, carriages, buildings, and cartridge boxes.
October 31, 1794 Updates Isaac Craig Henry Knox Mentioned A. Wayne and musket cartridge manufacture.
September 3, 1793 Cartridge Boxes for General Wayne Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of War [Knox] directs Hodgdon to inform him of the number of new cartridge boxes that have been sent on for General [Anthony] Wayne's army.
October 15, 1798 Request for Materials from Military Stores Tench Francis William Young Francis requests drawing paper and cartridge paper be sent to the military store for the Mississippi. The document is annotated with a note from Samuel Hodgdon.
April 24, 1798 Request for Issue of Accoutrements, Rations & Writing Materials to West Point James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of cartridge boxes, cartridge, bayonet and sword belts, rations & writing materials to West Point garrison.
March 26, 1798 Estimate of Military Stores for a 20 Gun Ship of War Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Estimate of military stores for a Ship of War with twenty 9 pound guns, based on the usual allowance.
May 4, 1792 Requests Support for Firearms Experiment Joseph G Chambers Henry Knox Letter, discusses rounds of cartridges; asks more guns ordered. Chambers proposes a firearms experiment whereby 60 rounds are fired in 3 minutes time.