Viewing 1–25 of 26 documents: "compasses"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 8, 1797 Delivery of Compasses James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver pair of caliber compasses to Captain Elliott.
April 19, 1799 Lists Items Needed for New Galley in Pittsburgh before Sailing Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Col. Craig informs him that the galley built in Pittsburgh awaits a few items before it can descend the river. Some of the necessary items are in store; others must be purchased.
November 19, 1800 Request for Purchase of Carpenter's Tools for Artificers at Schuylkill Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Directs purchase of carpenter's tools for use of artificers employed at the Schuylkill laboratory.
April 12, 1799 Passing the Galley Through the Rapids, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon The master builder of the galley completed in Pittsburgh has been paid agreeable to the contract. It should be impressed on the Secretary of War the propriety of taking advantage of the current season for the galley to pass through the rapids. There are still a number of items that are needed for the galley.
March 1794 Military and Quartermaster's Stores at Pittsburgh Clement Biddle [not available] This is the return of the military and quartermaster's stores at Pittsburgh intended for the detachment destined for the western frontier.
August 31, 1792 Estimate for farming utensils for the Southern Indians Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate for farming utensils for the Southern Indians.
December 5, 1800 Request for Issue of Assorted Military Supplies & Tools for Forts Wolcott and Adams Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Directs purchase of artillery implements & supplies, barrels, compasses, tools, a "fuze machine," camp supplies, lanterns, sieves, a mortar and pestle, rocket, portfire and bullet molds, raw minerals and metal, "three hundred pounds of junk," oil, paper, and rope for Forts Wolcott & Adams at Newport, RI. Urges that the supplies be obtained at or near Newport, if possible, and gives receipt...
November 27, 1800 Request for Issue of Assorted Military Stores, Tools & Materials to Fort Mifflin Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of assorted items for Fort Mifflin, including cannon ammunition, materials for portfires & rockets, components for barrels and sponges, artillery implements, compasses, tools, a "fuze machine," camp equipment, gunpowder components, raw minerals & metals, rope, etc.
November 27, 1800 Request for Issue of Assorted Military Stores, Tools & Materials to Fort Johnson, SC Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of various military stores to Fort Johnson and its subsidiaries in South Carolina, including cannon ammunition, barrels, cannon implements, tools, camp equipment, cloth, sieves, hand bellows, hides, raw minerals & metals, rope, etc.
November 21, 1800 Request for Issue of Carpenter's Tools for Artificers at Schuylkill Laboratory Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of carpenter's tools for the use of artificers employed at Schuylkill laboratory. Two notes are appended -- one, presumably from Hodgdon, states that the purveyor has been directed to purchase the above supplies, and one presumably from Harris confirms that the items were delivered on November 25.
December 20, 1789 [No. 100] Request to Devise Plan for Exploring Missouri River Henry Knox Josiah Harmar Knox asks that the subject be retained by Harmar as a profound secret. Asks that Harmar devise a plan for exploring the branch of the Mississippi called the Missouri River up to its source and all its southern branches. Knox sends a map to assist in endeavor. This cannot be done with the sanction of public authority. Suggests that Harmar organize a military expedition with some Indians. Leaves...
December 5, 1800 Delivery of Assorted Supplies to Fort Jay, New York Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, directs delivery of assorted supplies to Fort Jay, New York.
August 6, 1792 Estimate for the supplies wanted for Major Henry Gaither's Command at the southward Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate of supplies wanted for Major Henry Gaither's Command at the Southwards.
November 18, 1800 Request for Purchase of Assorted Laboratory Supplies Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Directs purchase of laboratory stores & implements for use by the "reserved Corps on the Ohio." These are to be used for the making of portfires, rockets, quick-match, sponges, and barrels.
December 31, 1799 Estimation of Tools and Utensils On Hand David Ames [not available] Estimation of all tools and utensils on hand at the Armory in Springfield as returned by the Superintendent per his return, December 31st 1799.
December 4, 1800 Purchase of Supplies for Fort Independence on Castle Island near Boston, Massachusetts Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, directs purchase of supplies for Fort Independence on Castle Island near Boston, Massachusetts.
November 27, 1800 Supplies for the Use of Garrison at Fort Mifflin on Mud Island Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, directs procurement of supplies for Fort Mifflin.
December 2, 1800 Supplies for Fort Johnson and Dependencies in South Carolina and Georgia Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, directs procurement of supplies for Fort Johnson and dependencies in South Carolina and Georgia.
December 2, 1800 Supplies for Fort Norfolk Virginia Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, directs purchase sundry supplies for use of the garrison at Fort Norfolk, Virginia.
March 5, 1794 Estimate of Quarter-Masters Stores James O'Hara [not available] Stores, estimates of QM stores for the Western Army in 1794.
December 2, 1800 Request for Issue of Assorted Military Supplies & Tools to Fort Norfolk, Virginia Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of assorted military supplies to Fort Norfolk, Virginia.
1798 Stores Necessary for Equipping the Frigate for Algiers Unknown Author [not available] Statement of stores necessary for the equipment of the Frigate for Algiers.
1792 Estimate of Supplies required in the Quartermaster's line for 1792 Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate of supplies required in the quartermaster Lines for 1792. Lists equipment with required numbers.
May 11, 1798 Estimate of Quartermaster Supplies for Army of 20,000 Men Samuel Hodgdon [not available] A thorough estimate of the supplies needed for an army of 20,000 men, not counting contingent expenses such as repairs, transportation, etc.
June 16, 1791 COPY: Ordinances, Military Stores, and Medicines Forwarded to Pittsburg Samuel Hodgdon [not available] List of military and hospital supplies for troops.