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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 28, 1798 Request for Issue of Kettles & an Axe James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of camp kettles & an axe.
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.
June 24, 1797 Delivery of Camp Kettles for Recruits James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver camp kettles for recruiting service.
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.
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.
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 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 13, 1799 Delivery of Camp Kettles Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Orders to deliver camp kettles for recruiting party.
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 11, 1798 Request for Issue of Camp Kettles James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of 2 camp kettles.
April 9, 1796 Request for Information about Kettles for the Army in Pittsburgh Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of War wants to know how many good camp kettles the Army has in the public store at Pittsburgh, and what quality they are.
October 8, 1799 Delivery of Camp Kettles James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver camp kettles for 11th Regiment.
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.
June 1798 List of articles on board sloop Mayflower War Department [not available] List of articles on board Mayflower addressed to Captain Truxtun for the frigate Constellation.
January 15, 1790 Request for Camp Kettles and Straw William Price Henry Knox Informs the Secretary at War Henry Knox that Lt. Privee has requested camp kettles and straw for his men at the garrison. Tells Knox that there are only two camp kettles at the store and that straw can be purchased for 3 to 4 pence per bundle.
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.
April 4, 1799 Requests Order for Iron Kettles, Iron Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Reports number of iron camp kettles in store and suggests order for more of suitable iron. Now is the best time to get the iron. Perhaps it would be beneficial to procure a store of iron.
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.
December 27, 1797 Supplies Recieved and Requested David Henley Samuel Hodgdon Letter, mentions delivery of goods and Colonel Butler's request for sheet iron to make one hundred kettles for the camp. Butler preferred his soldiers fabricate the kettles themselves.