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June 14, 1794 Secretary at War appoints the Commanding Officer at Fort Franklin Henry Knox Commanding Officer, Fort Franklin From the War Department, the Secretary at War directs an unidentified officer, perhaps John Crawford, to "instantly" repair to Fort Franklin and assume command of the post.
April 17, 1798 Estimate of Articles Wanted for the Tennessee Frontier Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Estimate of articles wanted for the troops on the Tennessee frontier for the year 1798.
September 17, 1794 Hiring Additional Hands, Etc. John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Stagg discusses various personnel and supply matters.
September 12, 1794 Letter to the Supervisor of Military Stores Alexander Hamilton Samuel Hodgdon Letter from Secretary Hamilton to the Supervisor of Military Stores, requesting that a chief armourer have charge of the artificers to accompany the militia army. Also states that one half of the entrenching tools be sent to Williamsport, Maryland, and the other half to Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
July 3, 1795 Major Craig discusses supply and logistics with Secretary Pickering Isaac Craig Timothy Pickering Major Craig informs Timothy Pickering, Secretary at War, of the logistical efforts involved in opening a garrison at Presque Isle.
December 20, 1795 Adapting Carriages of Ammunition, Etc. Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon Pickering lists a number of items and wonders whether they can be obtained and received at West Point by early April. The carriages of the wagons should be adapted to the kind of ammunition they will carry. Whatever is deposited at Springfield can be transported as soon as the ice breaks up on the Connecticut River. Colonel Rochefontaine choose to have the wagons completed at West Point but...
December 4, 1798 Delivery of Tools James McHenry John Harris Orders to purchase of shovels, spades, carpenter tools, etc
March 1794 Military and Quartermaster's Stores at Pittsburgh Clement Biddle [not available] This is the return of the military and quartermaster's stores at Pittsburgh intended for the detachment destined for the western frontier.
June 21, 1799 Request for Issue of Armorer's Tools to Knoxville James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of armorer's tools & supplies to Knoxville.
October 13, 1798 Tools From New London, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Joseph Perkin Among other matters, Hodgdon assures Perkins that despite difficulties and expense the tools from New London should arrive shortly.
March 17, 1784 Tools and metal Samuel Hodgdon Thomas Cater Request for return of or payment for tools and metal.
October 7, 1798 Concerning stationary and tools for Harper's Ferry John Mackey Samuel Hodgdon Inquires upon why he has not yet received a response to his request for stationary and tools to be forwarded to Harper's Ferry. Also mentions finances and accounts.
December 4, 1798 The Business at Harpers Ferry Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry In order to get the business at Harpers Ferry moving, it is necessary to get the tools to begin the work. An inventory of wanted tools is enclosed.
March 30, 1799 Request for Issue of Weapons, Tools & Equipment for Montgomery Cavalry James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of weapons, tools & equipment for the "Montgomery troop of Horse."
June 29, 1798 Tools Wanted at Pittsburgh & Knoxville Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Enclosed are lists of tools wanted at Pittsburgh and Knoxville, noting those that are in the public store and those that must be purchased.
June 12, 1798 Request for Issue of Weapons & Tools to a Grenadier Company Timothy Pickering John Harris Directs issue of muskets, cartridge boxes, and tools for a grenadier company.
May 31, 1798 Request for Issue of Arms & Accoutrements, Equipment, and Tools James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of clothing, arms & accoutrements, equipment, and tools.
October 17, 1794 Tools and materials for Springfield armory David Ames Samuel Hodgdon David Ames, Superintendent of the Springfield Armory in Massachusetts, explains in detail the tools and materials needed for the armory and the costs thereof.
March 26, 1796 Reports Stock, Tools Joseph Perkin Samuel Hodgdon Reports that they are doing as well as can be expected. Believes to have a full stock within 8 or 9 months, if he can send the locks as requested. They have had peace since Mr. Miles left. Reports prices for Indian corn. Requests an inventory of his tools because they are wearing out quickly and it will be difficult to ascertain their value. Intends to send a new gun design that may benefit the...
May 19, 1792 Purchase from James Morrow John Stagg William Knox The Secretary of War requests that Knox purchase from James Morrow any of his armorer's tools that might be fit for service. They are to be appraised by an impartial man previous to payment.
October 5, 1798 Armorer's Tools to be Sent to Harpers Ferry Samuel Hodgdon Thomas Holt Hodgdon emphasizes the urgency with the armorer's tools currently in use at Holt's post must be sent to Harpers Ferry.
October 9, 1799 Carpenters Tools Needed Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Regiments in New Jersey need carpenter's tools and other supplies, pre the attached list.
April 27, 1798 Request for Issue of Clothing, Tools, & Sundries to Troops at Oswego James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of artillerists' and infantry clothing, cartridges, tools, and a flag to the garrison at Oswego.
July 20, 1795 Tools Needed by Blacksmiths in Indian Country Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Timothy Pickering Wolcott condedes that Pickering is better able to select the tools needed by blacksmiths being sent to Indian Country.
June 27, 1794 Armorer's Tools for Mr. Guyer John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of War intends to send Frederick Ernest Guyer into the Cherokee Nation with Mr. Dinsmore in his capacity as armorer. He will need a compete set of armorer's tools and a bellows and anvil.