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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 26, 1798 Delivery of Files, Tools, etc. James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver tools to Pittsburgh.
June 21, 1797 Discussion of Cannon Cast for Frigate Josiah Fox Captain Thomas Thompson Letter, discusses guns cast for Frigate.
August 8, 1797 Regarding the cast heads and cast faces being done in Baltimore and gaining assistance in cutting the pieces Josiah Fox Captain Thomas Truxtun Josiah Fox informs of Secretary of War James McHenry's approval that supporters of cast heads and cast faces be done in Baltimore. Discusses matter of gaining local assistance in cutting the pieces
April 17, 1795 Confirming receipt of Talbot's April 12th letter; Mr. Faesch's shot and kentledge improperly cast Timothy Pickering Captain Silas Talbot Confirms receipt of Talbot's April 12th letter; shot and kentledge cast by Mr. Faesch and Co. is bad.
September 10, 1800 Delivery of portfires for proving cannon cast by Lane & Saltiers Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs delivery of portfires to Major Lewis Tousard, Inspector of Artillery, for proving cannon cast by Lane & Salters.
June 24, 1800 Purchase and deposit of supplies for armory at Harper's Ferry, Virginia Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, directs purchase and deposit of supplies for armory at Harper's Ferry, Virginia [West Virginia].
January 7, 1795 Price of Salt Petre Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton ". . .the House of Whelen & Miller propose to set a part a specimen of Salt Petre for the Standard, above or below which they are content to vary the price of 12 50/100 Dolls. It is called rough Salt Petre, and is 10 Ct. below the requisite degree of refinement."
August 20, 1798 [Inventory of Tools wanted for the Armoury to be established at Harpers Ferry on the Potomac in Virginia] Joseph Perkin [not available] Lists items required to stock Harper's Ferry armory.
September 13, 1796 Terms for Contract for Cannon for Frigate Destined for Mediterranean [not available] Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Request for contract for manufacture of 26 nine pounders and 12 six pounder. Manufacturer specifications are listed. Cannons will be cast solid and bored. Will be examined by a person appointed by President of United States. Listing of defects tolerated.
June 2, 1798 Fate of the Shot & Kentledge Cast by Mr. Faesch, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Ebenezer Stevens Among other matters, Hodgdon announces his attention to go to Elizabeth Town and York to ascertain the fate of the shot and kentledge cast by Mr. Faesch for the use of the public.
April 9, 1790 Enclosed Letter to Governor of Georgia Henry Knox Tobias Lear Letter, encloses draft of a letter for President's inspection.
July 7, 1792 Unfit Shot Henry Knox Isaac Craig Knox wrote Campbell regarding shot cast at Chambersburg furnace Craig felt was unfit for use.
May 7, 1800 Request for Issue of Powder for Proving Cannon at Lane & Salter's Furnace James McHenry John Harris McHenry requests that Harris deliver 200 pounds of cannon powder for the purpose of testing the guns cast at the Lane and Salters (?) furnace.
October 8, 1794 Requests Inspectors for Clothing, Shoes, Cannons, and Kentledge Tench Coxe Samuel Hodgdon Requests appointment of inspector of shoes and artillery clothing for contractor Mr. T. Reilly at New York. Also requests inspector for cannon ball and kentledge cast by J.J. Faesch.
May 15, 1793 Rough Copy of Minutes Relative to Pay Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Memo, Hodgdon argues that his pay as both Quartermaster General and Commissary of Military Stores was not unreasonable.
September 22, 1792 Inspection of Shot and Shell Henry Knox Isaac Craig Colonel Procter has returned from inspecting shot and shells cast by Patrick Campbell at Loudon and Mount Pleasant furnaces. A considerable part is on the way to Pittsburg.
August 27, 1787 Contracts for Cleaning & Repairing Arms, Provisions & Firewood William Price Henry Knox Discusses the execution of James Manon's contract to repair and clean 1000 stand of arms, and his partial payment in weapons. Advises Knox on what actions should be taken if further weapons are to be cleaned & repaired, and notes Manon's eagerness to do so, and at what price. Explains various materials needed for cleaning and repairing weapons. Refers to a contract for provisions, and a...
June 20, 1795 Travel to Hope Foundary in Rhode Island Timothy Pickering Francis DaCosta Col. Rochefontaine has asked DaCosta to go to Hope Foundary in Rhode Island where some cannon have been cast for the use of the United States.
September 25, 1799 RE Army Supplies, Quarters, and Pay Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Routine instructions and correspondence concerning Army supplies, quarters, and pay
May 21, 1797 Regarding Frigate Stern Draft Josiah Fox Captain Thomas Thompson Letter, encloses plan for draft of stern.
October 30, 1799 Construction of Huts for Winter Quarters Thomas Parker Alexander Hamilton Parker discusses the measures he is taking to acquire the land and necessary materials to construct the huts necessary for quartering his troops during the winter.
[not available] Plan for the Adjutant General's Department. War Department [not available] This is a rough draft of a plan submitted for the regulation of the Adjutant General's Department.
May 2, 1798 Safe Conveyance of the Box Judith Sargent Murray Samuel Hodgdon Mrs. Murray had intended to send a box to her brother with Mr. Goodhue but fears that he will leave Philadelphia before her letter arrives. Therefore, she asks Hodgdon to send the box with the enclosed letter by the first safe conveyance and to inform her when it is shipped. She fears the box may be broken and contents lost because of the rough road on which it will travel but trusts Hodgdon to...
September 29, 1798 No Abatement, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Hodgdon discusses transporting gun stocks by water to Hartford and two more deaths due to the fever ravaging Philadelphia.
January 12, 1792 Supplies and Update from Fort Franklin Isaac Craig Henry Knox Request to Turnbull and Marnie to cast six pound shot for United States. Due to severe winter weather, procuring materials for block house has been difficult and Craig cannot give an accurate estimate of costs. Levies have deserted for want of proper winter clothing. Military updates from Fort Franklin.