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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 29, 1800 Discussion of a Contractor's Continued Manufacture of Cartridge Boxes James McHenry Israel Whelen Discusses the continued manufacture of leather cartouch boxes by a particular contractor.
October 14, 1799 Expedient of Hiring an Assistant Secretary Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton explains how he has saved money for the public by hiring an assistant secretary instead of an aide-de-camp but still lacks a quarters servant.
May 15, 1799 Request for Issue of Blocks for Cartouch [Cartridge] Boxes James McHenry John Harris Delivery of 3,000 blocks for cartouch boxes to Hartford, CT.
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.
October 18, 1798 Only Four Boxes of Glass, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Tench Francis Hodgdon notes that Francis has only mentioned four boxes of glass even though Hodgdon had requisitioned six boxes.
August 27, 1795 Seventeen Boxes of Rifles John Nicholson Samuel Hodgdon Sends Hodgdon seventeen boxes of rifles.
January 15, 1799 Reports Cartouche Boxes Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Reports that there are 15,000 cartouch boxes at various posts. 35,000 are needed to supply 50,000 men. Many returned may not be suitable. Suggests awarding a contract for 40,000 to create a full supply.
April 11, 1799 Regarding Manufacture & Inspection of New-Pattern Cartridge Boxes James McHenry Jeremiah Wadsworth Discusses the manufacture and inspection of a large number of new-pattern cartouche boxes and belts.
March 19, 1794 Cartridge Boxes, Etc. Thomas Holt Samuel Hodgdon Holt discusses a number of concerns relative to irons, carriages, buildings, and cartridge boxes.
May 29, 1799 Notification of Shipment of Cartridge Boxes James McHenry Jeremiah Wadsworth Notifies Wadsworth of the shipment of 3000 cartouche block boxes
May 7, 1795 Missing Boxes Nathan Beach Samuel Hodgdon Beach tells Hodgdon that the man he entrusted with making boxes has apparently done a shoddy job, and Beach would prefer using casks. He wishes to send them to Hodgdon and hopes a use for them may be found.
May 14, 1800 Instructions for Shipment of Shoes & Cartridge Boxes James McHenry Jeremiah Wadsworth Directions for the shipment of cartouche boxes and shoes.
November 20, 1798 Depositing boxes of musketball cartridges John Harris Samuel Hodgdon Reporting a deposit of twenty-four boxes containing over 30,000 musket-ball cartridges.
May 26, 1799 Regarding Cartridge Box Order Jeremiah Wadsworth James McHenry Discusses order of cartridge boxes for 13th Regiment.
May 26, 1800 Regarding Shipment of Cartridge Boxes Daniel Wadsworth John Harris Appears to be consigning a number of cartridge boxes to be shipped to Harris.
December 10, 1791 Delivery of Boxes Michael G. Houdin Samuel Hodgdon Delivery of boxes to Fort Washington desired.
May 15, 1799 Requests Inspection of Blocks for Cartouch Boxes Samuel Hodgdon John Harris The Secretary of War has requested the inspection of blocks made by Mr. Fraley for cartouche boxes. These must be distinctly boxed and free from cracks, and the must be properly sized.
April 27, 1799 Arrangements Made for Manufacture & Shipping of Cartridge Boxes Jeremiah Wadsworth James McHenry Discusses arrangements he has made, per McHenry's instructions, for the manufacture and shipment of a large order of cartouche boxes and belts;
March 19, 1794 Regarding irons, carriages, buildings, and cartridge boxes Thomas Holt Samuel Hodgdon Holt discusses a number of concerns relative to irons, carriages, buildings, and cartridge boxes.
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.
August 18, 1794 Mr. Tinsley's Cartridge Boxes Tench Coxe Samuel Hodgdon It appears that the cartridge boxes contracted for with [Samuel] Tinsley are less in the bore of the wood than the pattern calls for although Tinsley claims that the wood has by some means been changed.
February 23, 1799 Description of Potential Cartouche Boxes, Prices Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Cartouche boxes similar in quality to those made in London can be found in Philadelphia. Lists prices with additional features such as different types of belts. While expensive, they create a stunning appearance for a soldier.
March 6, 1801 Reports on hospital accounts; request for cartouch boxes [not available] Samuel Dexter Reports hospital stores delivered to Mr. Gillaspy and Mr. Strong. Discusses Mr. McLaws' manufacture of cartouch boxes. A considerable number of cartouch boxes are on hand. Mentions that letter books were destroyed, presumably by the fire of November 1800.
February 28, 1785 Return of Ordnance and Military Stores at West Point William Price Unknown Recipient William Price, Deputy Commissioner of Military Stores, issues a return of military stores on hand at West Point to an unknown recipient.
September 22, 1799 Cartouch Boxes and Shoes Jeremiah Wadsworth James McHenry Mentions that shipment of cartouch boxes to the 13th Regiment will proceed apace once they have been inspected. Describes work with shoe makers to make shoes in good leather, costs may exceed the original quoted price.