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November 24, 1800 Exploration of copper mines on Lake Superior Samuel Dexter Mr. Cooper This letter directs the Commanding Officer to assist Mr. Cooper's exploration of the copper mines on Lake Superior. Cooper is introduced as the son of a Congressman from New York.
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.
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.
April 22, 1795 Meeting with Mr King on the matter of reducing copper Timothy Pickering Tench Francis Mr King will reduce the large copper. Terms of payment discussed. Mr King can reduce the copper bolts at Baltimore. Discusses how much copper should be forwarded.
December 23, 1794 Purchasing copper Edmund Randolph Alexander Hamilton Secretary Randolph writes that the Director of the United States Mint is of the opinion that it would be advantageous to contract for the 50 tons of copper offered by the Schuyler Copper Mine Company. The price should not exceed that of imported copper.
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.
January 30, 1793 Request of Ordnance and Military Stores John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of War requests ordnance and military stores be prepared and forwarded to Pittsburgh to Major Craig. Lists items requested. Asks for a list of items on hand and items to be purchased, with an estimate of costs.
March 22, 1798 Estimate of Copper Required for Sheathing Vessels By Ton Joshua Humphreys Tench Francis Letter, describes quantity of copper needed for vessels by tonnage.
March 2, 1789 Engaging a Cooper from Boston William Price Henry Knox Price submits returns of ordnance and quartermasters stores for February. There is a cooper in Boston, formerly a sergeant in Colonel Crane's regiment, who wants to reenlist. West Point is in need of a cooper who is in the permanent employ of the government. Price asks if he should be engaged for one, two, or three years; he will send for the cooper as soon as Knox replies. A cooper is needed by...
February 1, 1793 Money Needed on Western Territory Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate of the sum necessary to procure the listed stores wanted for the Army and Laboratory on the Western Frontier
July 11, 1800 Settlement of Accounts William Simmons Caleb Swan Simmons sent Swan the account information for Lieut. William Cooper and notified him of the settlement of Cooper's accounts, Swan to hold Cooper accountable for money owed United States.
February 12, 1796 Circular Letter from the War Office to the Constructors of 44-gun Frigates on use of copper bolts [not available] [not available] Pickering informs the naval constructors of 44 gun frigates that lower fullocks to the floor timbers to be secured with copper bolts instead of iron; and lower bolts of the middle fullocks will also be of copper. Copper bolts to be nearest in size to those ordered of iron.
June 8, 1797 Delivery of Copper James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver copper for Frigate Constitution.
June 27, 1792 Account of Samuel Cooper Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of pay and service for Samuel Cooper, late a private in the 3rd Regiment of Light Dragoons.
August 1, 1791 Roll of Captain James Cooper's Company Captain James Cooper William Blount Roll of Captain James Cooper's Company remaining in Washington District, reported to Governor Blount under his order 1 August 1791, and signed by Captain James Cooper at Jonesboro Tennessee.
May 16, 1798 List of military stores wanting for the Frigate United States [not available] [not available] Contains a list of military stores wanting for the frigate USS United States, part on hand, part fabricating, and remainder to be procured. Includes ammunition, cutlasses, boarding pikes.
December 9, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Garret Cooper William Simmons Garret Cooper William Simmons reminds Garret Cooper to send receipts with his pay rolls.
December 11, 1794 Copper mining Jacob Mark Alexander Hamilton New York City merchant Jacob Mark writes that the directors of Schuyler's Copper Mine have raised sufficient bar to enter into contract for the delivery of 50 tons refined copper by the last of May next.
February 27, 1801 Copper Impressions for Commissions Israel Whelen Jonathan Newman Sends 10 blank copper impressions for Commissions; will forward remainder.
March 2, 1787 Arrangement for Powder Cask Contract William Price Henry Knox Informs Knox that he has yet to meet with a cooper to determine the price of constructing powder casks. The returns for February have been sent.
July 2, 1789 Hired a Cooper, Airing the Powder William Price Henry Knox Price received Knox's letter of June 5. He has begun airing the powder and engaged a cooper at the rate of 3 pounds per month and one ration per day. He was unable to hire a cooper until June 22. Price has engaged hoop poles, which will need to be paid three months from the date he hired the cooper. He encloses returns of ordnance and quartermasters stores.
January 16, 1792 Powder to Cooper's Ferry John Stagg William Knox Enclosed is a return of the powder forwarded from New York to Cooper's Ferry.
July 3, 1799 Letter Citation Doctor John Cooper William Simmons Cited in Simmons to Cooper, 06/29/1799.
November 13, 1797 Cited letter or document, Garret Cooper to William Simmons Garret Cooper William Simmons Letter, CITATION Only. Cited in Simmons to Cooper, 11/18/1797.
November 23, 1797 Cited letter or document, Garret Cooper to William Simmons Garret Cooper William Simmons Letter, CITATION Only. Cited in Simmons to Cooper, 12/09/1797.