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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
November 17, 1798 Keeping the Powder Free from Waste & Damage Samuel Hodgdon William Crafts Hodgdon explains the measures necessary to keep the powder free from waste and damage.
February 26, 1799 Return of ordnance on Castle Island Daniel Jackson [not available] Return of ordnance and military stores on Castle Island in Boston submitted by Major Daniel Jackson of the 2d Regiment of Artillery and Engineers. Document lists ordnance and classifies whether fit or unfit for service.
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.
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 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.
August 8, 1800 Reports Local Costs for Powder, with Shipment Israel Whelen Samuel Dexter Provides an estimate on the price of powder at Philadelphia and Baltimore, and cost of hauling to Pittsburg.
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 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.
May 25, 1798 Disposition of Cannon & Powder Samuel Hodgdon Ebenezer Stevens Hodgdon discusses the disposition of sundry cannon and adds a postscript regarding the storage of powder.
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 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
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.
December 3, 1800 Purchase and Delivery of Supplies for Fort Sumner Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, directs purchase and delivery of supplies for Fort Sumner at Portland Massachusetts [Maine].
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 11, 1798 Views on Protection of Commerce and Defense of Territory, with Cost Estimates James McHenry Committee of the Whole House of Representatives McHenry advises Congress on measures necessary to assert and defend U.S. rights against the encroachments of European powers. Lists these measures, including expansion of Navy and Army, increased fortification of ports, and additional revenues and military stores; then goes into more detail about the specific requirements of each. Appended are itemized cost estimates for building additional...
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.
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.
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.
December 26, 1796 Letter from the War Office to the Secretary of the Treasury on estimate of sum necessary for building and equipping frigate for the Dey of Algiers [not available] Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Estimate for building and manning a 36 gun frigate for the Dey of Algiers, to which is added the cost of navigating to Algiers. Includes the carpenter's bill for building the hull; a complete set of masts and yards; joiners; smiths; plumbers; boatbuilders; carriers; coopers; blockmakers; sailmakers; riggers; rigging; ship chandlers; the costs of copper sheathing; cannon; copper pintles and brass;...
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.
July 18, 1797 Regarding plan to partially copper the bottom of frigate Constellation; and the matter of launching [not available] David Stodder Regarding plan to copper bottom of frigate Constellation, Stodder is advised to conform to instructions previously communicated. Discusses safest manner of launching vessel and advises to take measures to ensure a safe launching.
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.