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July 24, 1791 Scales & Weights Samuel Hodgdon William Knox Since Hodgdon has been sent a considerable sum in gold to pay the troops he will need a pair of scales and weights to pay it out by the penny weight. He must have a pair he can depend on and they must be as portable as possible while still being accurate. He must have a double supply of weights as he will be exposed and may break a single set by losing part of it.
July 24, 1791 Pair of Scales & Weights Samuel Hodgdon William Knox Hodgdon has a considerable sum of gold to pay the troops so he needs a pair of scales and weights so that he can pay it out by the penny weight as he receives it. He needs a pair he can depend on and they should be as portable as possible while still being accurate. He will also need a general Table of Weights as well as the current value of gold.
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.
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 Value of Articles Delivered from the Public Store. David Ames [not available] Estimation of the value of articles delivered from the Public Store to the order of David Ames, Superentendant for the use of the Armory since December 31st 1798.
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 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.
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...
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.
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].
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 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.
December 1795 Military supply estimates for 1796 Timothy Pickering [not available] Military supply estimates for the upcoming year.
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.
April 27, 1795 Craig discusses military stores and shipment with Hodgdon Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig informs Samuel Hodgdon that the bearer of the letter is owed money and that recently procured waggons have been delivered without covers.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 12, 1800 Settlement of Accounts William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Upon settlement of the accounts of Elijah and Simon House, contractors of Connecticut, a credit to their account was made for the following articles: Capt. William Young's Company, Lieut. William Steele at Fort Trumbull.