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May 12, 1784 Payment of men employed repairing damaged arms Samuel Hodgdon Robert Morris Samuel Hodgdon sends to the Superintendant of Finance a cover letter explaining estimates for final payment of men employed repairing damaged arms.
March 26, 1789 Payment for Arms Cleaned and Repaired William Price Henry Knox Following instructions from Knox from June 1788, Price delivered 500 stands of Hessian arms to James Morrow for repair. Morrow has completed the work and is owed 93 pounds 15 shillings. Per that same letter, Price paid Morrow the equivalent of 86 pounds 4 shillings in old arms, old iron, and blankets, which leaves the balance due Morrow 7 pounds 11 shillings. There are four hundred more damaged...
March 7, 1793 Orders to Receive Damaged Gun-Barrels John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Request to receive damaged supplies, enclosed letter from A.A. Muller on the subject.
June 12, 1793 Report on the State of Arms in Virginia Joseph Perkin Samuel Hodgdon According to instructions, went to New London, Virginia, to view the public arms. Found damaged muskets because they were stored with salt. Reports number of bayonets, rammers. Refers to wood needed for shelving--walnut or maple, and need for lathes and brushes.
August 10, 1799 Delivery of Musical Instruments and Casks of Damaged Powder James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver drums & fifes, and damaged powder to 10th Regiment
April 12, 1789 Damaged Cannon Delivered William Price Henry Knox Informs the Secretary at War that he has delivered 45 tons of damaged cannon to Jonathan and Abiathan Ingells.
May 24, 1787 Sale of Damaged Powder William Price Henry Knox Several persons have inquired about the possible sale of damaged powder but would not name a price they might pay. They also want to know if it will be offered at a public or private sale.
November 25, 1795 Return of damaged powder delivered to Messrs Whelen & Miller November 1st & 2nd 1795 to the order of Samuel Hodgdon Esquire dated June 22d 1795 William Nickels Samuel Hodgdon Lists amounts of damaged powder found in the public stores after cleaning and separating it during 1792 and 1793.
September 3, 1784 Regarding Powder Stores & Orders for Airing & Salvaging Damaged Powder William Price Samuel Hodgdon Discusses the state of powder stores, and comments that the damaged powder at Fort Clinton cannot be aired out in the current season. Refers to orders from Knox for airing and rotation of powder between casks.
February 28, 1798 Return of Ordnance & Stores at Loumiers Jacob Kingsbury James McHenry Return of ordnance and military stores at Loumiers and its dependencies, 28th February 1798.
January 27, 1799 Concerning military supplies and clothing Amos Stoddard Samuel Hodgdon Acknowledges that he has received an invoice of arms and clothing, including seventeen knapsacks and canteens not inserted in the invoice. Notes that some of the clothing - particularly the shirts, overalls, and blankets - got wet and may be damaged.
July 3, 1785 Report on Small Arms Maintenance William Price Joseph Carleton Reports on the cleaning and repairing of arms at West Point.
August 27, 1787 Contracts for Cleaning & Repairing Arms, Provisions & Firewood William Price Henry Knox Discusses the execution of James Manon's contract to repair and clean 1000 stand of arms, and his partial payment in weapons. Advises Knox on what actions should be taken if further weapons are to be cleaned & repaired, and notes Manon's eagerness to do so, and at what price. Explains various materials needed for cleaning and repairing weapons. Refers to a contract for provisions, and a...
January 1, 1799 Clothing for Detroit Has Been Damaged, Etc. William Brown Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed are the returns and vouchers of the clothing department and Indian goods for the last quarter of 1798. No returns or vouchers have been received from Fort Wayne. The clothing on its way to Detroit has been damaged because it was packed in bad casks and the impact of this for the furture is of no small moment.
May 31, 1787 Mr. Pitkin Offers to Buy Salt Peter and Damaged Powder William Price Henry Knox Mr. Pitkin, the bearer of the letter, came from Huntford to West Point to buy salt peter and the damaged powder. He did not offer any price so Price referred him to Knox.
April 2, 1785 Regarding Plan to Salvage Damaged Powder William Price Samuel Hodgdon Refers to attempts to air out and salvage damaged powder, and possibly to the making of a contract with a third party to undertake that business. Also encloses return for March 1785 [not included].
December 25, 1794 Horses and Arms Peter Hunt Samuel Hodgdon Horses sold, arms arrived in disorganized manner, return for arms to be made out shortly.
August 12, 1797 Delivery of Arms and Accoutrements Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Orders to deliver arms and accoutrements.
June 6, 1800 [COPY: Powder lodged in Magazine of Pennsylvania]. Jeremiah Fisher [not available] Delivery of powder in the state magazine to the credit of Tench Francis, some powder delivered by Daniel Smith was damaged, he will remanufacture the quantity damaged.
September 9, 1799 Certificate of merchants who examined damaged shoes [not available] [not available] Heogg, Coman and Porter were called upon by Carleton Walker, paymaster to the 6th Infantry Regiment to examine damaged shoes. They reported that some, but not all of the shoes are damaged. A separate note indicated that the certificate was received from General Hamilton 3 Oct 1799.
December 9, 1793 Invoice of Ordnance and stores at Philadelphia, the Property of the United States Samuel Hodgdon Henry Knox Inventory of ordnance and stores at Philadelphia, to include cannon, shells, cannon ball, arms, powder, lead, uniforms and equipment. Also included is a list of damaged equipment.
June 30, 1789 Damaged Cannon Shells and Shot, Old Wrought Iron William Price Henry Knox Price received Knox's letter of June 24 care of Abiathar Ingells. He has delivered to Ingells 55 tons of damaged cannon shell and shot as well as 6 tons 1600 and a quarter old wrought iron, per an enclosed account. There is an additional twenty tons of cannon and shot which Ingells could not take away at the time.
July 19, 1800 Damaged Muskets Received from Oxford, Etc. Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams requests directions relative to the damaged muskets received from Oxford. Enclosed are the returns of the Armory of the receipts and deliveries in the Military Department with the supporting vouchers. In forwarding the howitzers to Archibald Crary at Rhode Island at the direction of Colonel Stevens, he has pledged to produce a legal order as soon as the state of the offices has been...
April 14, 1792 Repairs and Reimbursement Henry Knox Isaac Craig Orders to employ armorers to repair damaged arms. Noted order in which to file documents to receive money for items/services purchased.
February 13, 1795 Your Object Was to Give Trouble & Create Delay McLean & Van Emburgh Samuel Hodgdon McLean and Emburgh express their surprise at Hodgdon's response to the ongoing controversy over damaged arms. It forces them to conclude that Hodgdon's only purpose is to give trouble and create delay. Still they had not concluded that Hodgdon would refuse to pay them at least part of what they are due without dictating prescriptions as conditions for payment.