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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.
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.
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.
April 2, 1791 Return of Brass Ordnance and Implements George Fleming Henry Knox Captain Fleming's return of Brass Ordnance and implements, sent to the Honorable the Secretary of War by his order.
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.
May 19, 1795 Debiting and Crediting the Smith for Copper Worked William Doughty Samuel Hodgdon Doughty wishes to know if it is proper for him to debit and credit the smith in his day book and ledger for the copper he receives from and returns to Doughty. He suggests two different procedures to deal with this process.
February 2, 1796 Circular Letter from the War Office to Naval Agents Ordering a Stop to the Reduction of Copper Bolts War Department Naval Agents for frigate construction Pickering orders that the reducing of copper bolts be stopped. He asks for an accounting of copper bolt reduction in the past from the respective naval agents.
June 7, 1798 Price of Copper Hoops Samuel Hodgdon Ebenezer Smith Hodgdon ruminates on the price of copper hoops, the employment of Capt. Fleming elsewhere, and the inevitability of war.
March 10, 1795 Copper Arriving from Liverpool Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon Mr. Delaney has notified Pickering that the copper arriving from Liverpool should arrive soon so Hodgdon's store should be ready to receive it.
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.
December 19, 1798 Copper Purchased & Shipped by Thomas Pinckney Samuel Hodgdon John Steele Hodgdon inquires about the location of documentation related to copper purchased and shipped by Thomas Pinckney,.
August 13, 1798 Old Copper in the Public Store Samuel Hodgdon Benjamin Stoddert Hodgdon alerts Stoddert of the amount of Old Copper that remains in the public store and presumes that it can be possessed in the usual way.
September 30, 1797 [Invoice of Public Stores forwarded to Portsmouth, New Hampshire] Samuel Hodgdon Captain Thomas Thompson List of supplies sent to New Hampshire for supplying the Algerine frigate.
December 20, 1798 Copper purchased for the Navy John Harris Samuel Hodgdon States that the invoice bill relative to copper purchased for the Navy must be in the hands either of the Purveyor or the Commissioner of the Revenue.
March 17, 1800 Report of the Committee appointed on the 5th instant to enquire into the expediency of authorizing the President of the United States to appoint an agent to purchase of the Indians, Atract Ofland on the South-side of Lake Superior which shall include the Great Copper Bed. Congress of the United States [not available] Authorization for president to appoint a representative to purchase land on Lake Superior from Indians due to its rich copper deposits.
November 28, 1800 Request for Issue of Assorted Military Stores, Tools & Materials to Fort Johnson, NC Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of various military supplies to Fort Johnson, North Carolina, including including cannon ammunition, barrels, cannon implements, tools, camp equipment, cloth, sieves, hand bellows, hides, raw minerals & metals, rope, etc.
January 27, 1796 Cease the Reduction of Copper Bolts Timothy Pickering Henry Jackson Pickering directs a halt in reducing copper bolts because this practice may result in spoiling the temper of the bolts.
March 13, 1795 [Memorandum.] Multiple Authors [not available] Contract between undersigned to obtain property rights near lake Superior for copper mines.
July 9, 1794 Shipment of copper, bunting and hearths Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue suggests to Hamilton that he order a second shipment of the copper, bunting and hearths, as either a capture or shipwreck had apparently interrupted the doomed vessel.
January 27, 1796 Letter fromTimothy Pickering demanding a stop to the reducing of copper bolts [not available] Henry Jackson Pickering orders naval agent Jackson to stop reducing the copper bolts. It is too expensive, is not necessary, and risks spoiling the temper of the bolts.
February 12, 1795 Arrival of copper for use of frigate construction at New York Timothy Pickering John Blagge Pickering informs John Blagge, Naval Agent at New York, that a load of copper from Liverpool is arriving on the Ship Neptune. Articles are destined for frigate building.
March 1, 1796 On the manner of securing floor timbers to the frigate keel using copper bolts [not available] David Stodder Discusses methods of securing floor timbers to the keel with large copper bolts.