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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 25, 1798 Request for Issue of Portfires for Cannon Proving at Eagle Furnace James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of portfires for the purpose of proving guns at Eagle Furnace.
October 2, 1794 Requests Assistance to Prove Guns Tench Coxe John Stagg Reports letter from Mr. Hughes, a Maryland contractor who casts cannons, requesting someone to prove guns. Requests shot powder. Carving on guns includes an eagle which must be done in Philadelphia.
September 13, 1798 Request for Order to Military Stores to Produce Weapons for Cutters, Eagle and Diligence Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Revenue Cutters, Eagle and Diligence required cutlasses, pistols, flints, and powder before they could set sail. Due to current state of calamity in Philadelphia, Stoddert requested and order be sent to Mr. Hodgdon or Mr. Harris for the articles required.
February 12, 1799 Insufficient Quantity of Gold Thread, Etc. James McHenry George Washington McHenry has learned that there is not a sufficient quantity of gold thread in Philadelphia and New York to complete the enbroidery of the coats. Production therefore would have to be suspended pending the arrival of the Spring ships. At present, the President's cockade is without an eagle. Instructions have been dispatched to Major General Hamilton and those for General Pickney will be sent soon.
March 25, 1798 Discussion of Officers & Frigates Constellation & Congress Captain Thomas Truxtun Josiah Fox Letter, asks for names of officers; discusses sails of Frigate Constellation; mentions Congress; mentions British fleet.
1792 Symbols on the American Medal Rufus Putnam [not available] The author explains to the Indians the symbols on the American medal.
February 24, 1795 Please Meet at Dunwoody's Tench Coxe Samuel Hodgdon Coxe announces that they are meeting in the evening at Dunwoody's with Spread Eagle to discuss musket shirts. He hopes that Hodgdon can attend for at least an hour.
August 20, 1798 Receipt of John Brown. John Brown Capt. Smith Browne acknowledges receipt of two sticks of port-fire and fifteen four-pound flannel cartridges to prime cannon at the Eagle Furnace agreeable to an order of the War Office.
September 13, 1794 Account Respecting Certain Horses William Bradford Samuel Hodgdon Bradford needs to arrange accounts respecting certain horses that he purchased during his journey to the westward.
July 24, 1799 Rolled Iron for the Salt Pan Henry Foxall Samuel Hodgdon Foxall has discovered that the rolled iron for Hodgdon's salt pan can only be obtained from a forge. To be reduced to the correct size, it will have to be sent to a Rolling Mill which will take considerable time. Mr. Smith says he will undertake the task if given the proper assistance.
November 14, 1795 Expense Account of Johnny Carson John Carson Timothy Pickering In examining Carson's expenses, Simmons is asked to consider the time it takes Carson to execute his duties. A total of 74 days has been required to travel to his present location and make the required adjustments to the accounts. He also should receive an allowance for paying the patrols their first and second payments.
June 15, 1798 Request for Issue of Theodolite to Baltimore Timothy Pickering John Harris Directs issue of currently held theodolite [surveying tool] to Baltimore.
October 10, 1798 Autograph Letter Signed, Samuel Hodgdon to Jonathan Williams Samuel Hodgdon Jonathan Williams Letter, dis receipt of Wilkinson's goods.
July 3, 1798 Return of Cannon Searcher James McHenry John Harris Request to return cannon searcher to the Eagle Works, located on the Schuylkill River.
May 24, 1794 [No. 184] Accounts and Money Delivered Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Matters of money required and money allocated by Quartermaster General.
May 28, 1795 Recommendations for Design of Frigates Joshua Humphreys Timothy Pickering Discussed naming and changes to frigates. Mentioned naming one "the Revolution", sterns to be crested with eagles surrounded by a constellation and supported by the figures of Liberty and Justice.
June 29, 1799 Return of stores wanted for Lieutenant Leonard Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed a return of stores wanted for a detachment under the command of Lieutenant Leonard.
December 1799 Uniform for the Army of the United States Alexander Hamilton [not available] Regulations describing the uniform for the various ranks of the Army of the United States. The cut and construction of some garments are described in detail.
August 24, 1799 Payment & Description of Work for Hat Contractor Lodowick Gallup John Bolles Order for payment of a contractor who trimmed 30 hats for the 13th Regiment, to the amount of $8.19. A balance sheet is attached, which includes a description of the contractor's (John Bolles) work on the hats.
September 13, 1798 Requests Articles for Cutters to Go to Sea Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Mr. Humphreys reports that 2 cutters are not ready to go to sea for want of supplies. Requests order for needed articles.
October 10, 1798 Barrels for General Wilkinson Samuel Hodgdon Jonathan Williams Hodgdon notifies Williams that three barrels have been delivered that are intended for General Wilkinson at Pittsburgh. They will be forwarded as soon as Hodgdon is able to settle with the wagoner.
November 28, 1800 Request for Issue of Clothing, Flag & Paper for Recruiter Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of clothing for a sergeant and a flag for the recruiting service.
May 16, 1794 Fortifications in Delaware Pierre Charles L' Enfant Henry Knox Letter from engineer Charles L'Enfant regarding his observations in the State of Delaware, on his way to Governor Joshua Clayton. Discusses fortifications and the protection of harbors.
January 27, 1799 [PRIVATE] Regulations on Uniforms George Washington James McHenry Enclosed letter for Washington's tailor regarding fixed style of uniforms for varying grades of officers. Specifics on Washington's desires for the style of uniform.
April 22, 1800 Accounts of John Wilkins and James Miller William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon This is a settlement of the accounts of John Wilkins and James Miller for their purchases and expenditures during the first third of 1800. By direction of the Secretary of War, they have received credit on the books of Hodgdon's office for purchase by them for the following: the armory at Harpers Ferry in Virginia; the armory at Springfield in Massachusetts; the Ordnance Department; the...