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August 14, 1797 Delivery of Shells James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver shells and supplies.
September 25, 1799 Letter directing delivery of eight-inch shells to Pittsburgh to make up load Samuel Hodgdon Mr. Bass Letter, directs delivery of perfect eight-inch shells to Pittsburgh to make up load.
September 25, 1799 Request for Issue of 8-Inch Shells for Pittsburgh Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs delivery to John Connahy, twenty eight inch shells to make up his load for Pittsburgh.
May 3, 1798 Ordnance to be Sent to Melancton Smith Samuel Hodgdon John Bryant Hodgdon lists the ordnance that Capt. Bryant is to send to Melancton Smith in New York.
September 25, 1799 Letter directing delivery of eight-inch shells to Pittsburgh to make up load Samuel Hodgdon Mr. Bass Letter, directs delivery of perfect eight-inch shells to Pittsburgh to make up load.
August 18, 1791 Stores Ordered Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Stores ordered, 5 1/2 shells to arrive shortly but won't be ready for campaign.
January 16, 1795 Bryant Writing Hodgdon about Howitzers John Bryant Samuel Hodgdon Bryant encloses the return of ordnance and military stores for December. He informs Hodgdon that the carriages for the 5.5 inch howitzers are nearly finished and work has commenced on the carriages for the six pounders. A 5.5 inch mount that was returned has been proven fit for use and it will be provided along with files due to James Byers' being yet to fix his works. Bryant also mentions...
May 28, 1794 Shells for Mortars John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is directed to forward to Fort Mifflin fifty shells for each of the ten-inch mortars directed to be sent there, including everything necessary for fitting them for service.
May 3, 1798 Articles Needed to Prove Eight Inch Howitzers James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver the following articles needed for proving the eight inch howitzers on the frigate "United States": shells, paper cartridges filled, a rammer and sponge, and a worm and ladle,
June 27, 1798 Ordnance to Colonel Stevens in New York Samuel Hodgdon George Fleming Hodgdon orders sundry ordnance to be sent to Colonel Stevens in New York.
April 20, 1798 Forwarding Twelve-Pounders & Shells to Philadelphia Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon recommends that recently forged twelve-pounders and shells be brought to Philadelphia immediately.
February 23, 1798 Rates & Availability of Shot & Shells Samuel Hodgdon John Wilkins, Jr. Letter, asks for rates & availablity of shot and shells; discusses shipping shot and shells.
May 17, 1798 Guns Transported to Hartford John Bryant Samuel Hodgdon The shot, shells, and five inch howitzers have been sent to Hartford. The six-pounders and three-pounders with their carriages and implements will be sent to Hartford and put on board a sloop loaded with the stores from Springfield that will sail as soon as possible.
April 30, 1794 Arms to Fort Mifflin Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Supply Order, directs mortars to Fort Mifflin.
May 16, 1798 Request to prove 8 inch howitzers from Boston [not available] Francis DaCosta Francis DaCosta requested to prove six 8 inch howitzers lately received from Boston.
July 14, 1798 Prices for shot and shells John Godfrey Samuel Hodgdon Discusses prices for shot and shells.
August 20, 1798 [Inventory of Tools wanted for the Armoury to be established at Harpers Ferry on the Potomac in Virginia] Joseph Perkin [not available] Lists items required to stock Harper's Ferry armory.
October 10, 1800 Return of US Ordnance and New York Ordnance in New York City Ebenezer Stevens [not available] A return of ordnance stores belonging to both the U.S. and the state of New York in the vicinity of New York City. Places of storage listed are Fort Jay, York Island, and "Arsenal," all belonging to the U.S., and Ellis Island, whose stores belong to New York.
February 7, 1795 Discussion of Construction of 36 and 44 Gun Frigates, & Dangers During Launch Joshua Humphreys Timothy Pickering Letter, discusses 36 and 44 gun Frigate construction; describes dangers of launching Frigate; discusses descent of keel.
November 9, 1792 Useless Shot and Shells; Construction for Wintering; Fort Washington Isaac Craig Henry Knox Return of shot and shells. A number are useless; vents were improperly bored. Reports on construction near Log Town. Mentions Lieutenant Lee and Dragoons setting off for Fort Washington.
April 13, 1790 Investigation into Cannons, Shot, and Shells Henry Knox William Finnie Investigation into cannons, shot, and shells at various locations to be brought to Knox. Compensation to follow.
July 21, 1797 Cannon to be Transported to Tennessee James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon Two brass six-pounders, one three-pounder, and one five-and-a- half-inch howitzer should be forwarded to Tennessee complete for service. Except for the powder which may be furnished at Knoxville, McHenry approves of the quantity and quality of the several articles of military stores so Hodgdon can make the necessary arrangements for transportation as he sees fit.
October 12, 1792 Invoice of Stores, Shot and Shells, Captain Crawford's Receipt Isaac Craig Henry Knox Encloses invoice of stores, part of which is shot and shell from Chamber's furnace. Vents of shells not yet bored. Captain Crawford's receipt for $200 enclosed.
August 7, 1794 Supplies for West Point Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Guns and ammunition to be transported for the fortification of West Point.
April 17, 1799 Constructing Shells for Mortars & Howitzers, Etc. George Fleming Samuel Hodgdon In addition to alerting Hodgdon to a certificate in the amount of $2728.98 that will be presented by Mr. Cranch, Fleming discusses in detail the construction of shells for mortars and howitzers.