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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
February 1, 1793 Monthly Returns, Packets of Correspondence, Powder, Flints and Cartridge Paper Isaac Craig Henry Knox Discusses monthly returns. Flints not the proper size. Powder to be sent to Legionville. Cartridge paper is nearly expended.
October 18, 1796 Goods Have Arrived with Additional Powder & Flints John Chapin Samuel Hodgdon The goods consigned to Chapin have arrived with additional amounts of powder and flints. He has no knowledge of Captain Hand but the goods have arrived at Geneva, sixteen miles east of Canandaigua. No lead has been forwarded but Chapin to procure some.
February 6, 1799 Delivery of Muskets & Flints to Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Ebenezer Stevens Stevens is directed to deliver 25 cases containing 500 muskets with locks mounting and two casks containing 63,500 flints to the order of Samuel Hodgdon, Intendent of the stores of the United States.
July 10, 1794 Powder, Lead, & Flints for Gov. Mifflin John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of War requests that Hodgdon charge as a loan to the State of Pennsylvania the powder, lead, and flints that have been provided to Gov. [Thomas] Mifflin in addition to the 140 rifles furnished by General [?] at Lancaster.
January 10, 1798 Clothing, Muskets, & Flints for Lieutenant McRea James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver eighteen Marine muskets with accoutrements, one suit of sergeant's clothing, and three dozen flints to Lieutenant William McRae for the use of the Marines on board the frigate "United States" commanded by John Barry.
May 18, 1798 Prickers, Brushes, and Flints for the "Ganges" James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver 50 prickers and brushes and 200 assorted flints for muskets and pistols to Captain Dale for the use of the ship "Ganges."
July 19, 1798 Deliver to John Nicholson James McHenry John Harris Order to deliver steel ramrods, bayonets, and flints to John Nicholson
February 9, 1793 Forwarding of Ammunition to Pittsburg Henry Knox Isaac Craig Will forward supply of flints, powder, military stores from Philadelphia to Pittsburg.
April 9, 1798 List of Articles for the Frigate "Constitution" James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon A list of articles to be transported to Boston for the use of the Frigate "Constitution."
March 29, 1799 Request for Issue of Ammunition to Quartermaster General James McHenry John Harris Letter, directs issue of flints, powder, cartridges, and lead to Quarter Master General
April 9, 1798 List of Articles for the Frigate "Constitution" James McHenry [not available] List of thirty articles to be transported to Boston for the use of the Frigate "Constitution."
October 4, 1796 Articles Very Necessary for the Indians, Etc. Israel Chapin Jr Samuel Hodgdon Among other concerns, Chapin mentions a quantity of powder and lead that is to be forwarded to his post. So far he has received some powder and flints but no lead. He hopes that they will not fail to arrive since they are articles needed by the Indians to go and pursue game. He is reassured that the Americans and English appear to be harmony at his quarter.
May 17, 1794 Transport of Stores Henry Knox Isaac Craig Request stores at Pittsburgh be forwarded to Fort Washington immediately.
April 9, 1798 List of Articles for the Frigate "Constitution" James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is asked to have the military stores on the enclosed list transported to Boston for the use of the Frigate "Constitution." McHenry wants to know what part of these articles are deposited in the public stores.
June 30, 1798 Requests for Issue of Arms, Accoutrements, Tools, & Ammunition to Spring Garden Troops James McHenry John Harris In two separate documents, McHenry first orders (on May 31) the outfitting of Capt. Edward Miller's detachment, then follows up (on June 30) with a request that Harris deliver to Capt. Edward Miller at Spring Garden 708 cartridges and 118 flints. Miller's return for the same is also included.
September 3, 1799 Cover Letter, Request for Goods Edward Wright John Harris Cover letter forwrding a letter from Colonel Benjkamin Hawkins. Also mentions that the Indians at the Fort Wilkinson trading post are most in need of powder, flints, and blankets.
April 22, 1799 Letter to the Superintendent of Military Stores John Steele Samuel Hodgdon States that 500 muskets and 63,500 flints have been delivered from Hamburg to Ebenezer Stevens, the New York Agent of the War Department. Also mentions New York merchants James and Ebenezer Watson, whose accounts were adjusted for freight charges upon the importation of cannon and small arms.
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.
April 24, 1794 Ammunition for recruits marching under Ensign McClean John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Recruits marching under Ensign McClean need ammunition for guards. Request powder, ball, paper, to make musket cartridges, along with flints.
1798 Estimate of Military Stores for 16-gun Warship [not available] [not available] Estimate of military stores for a warship carrying sixteen 6 pound cannon.
August 30, 1796 Hodgdon sends invoice for goods to Chapin Samuel Hodgdon Israel Chapin Jr Letter, encloses Invoice of goods for Six Nations annuity; informs re Powder & flints ordered in 1794; alludes to the Treaty of 1794.
June 14, 1794 Transfer of Supplies Henry Knox Isaac Craig Want of supplies by Lieut. Polhemus prompted order to forward Quartermaster stores to his post. Arms and ammunition also forwarded.
February 25, 1799 Requests Rolled Iron for Springfield Public Works; Reports Insufficient Shipment to Col. Stevens Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Col. Joseph Williams requests rolled iron for public works in Springfield. Hodgdon requests the iron to be stored at public store in Philadelphia until transportation can be provided to Springfield. Col. Stevens has received his muskets and flints from Mr. Watson, although his requested order of arms, worms, and priming wires are insufficient in number. The muskets are not in proper order.
December 5, 1796 Complying with Preston's Request Thomas Holt Samuel Hodgdon Captain Preston has requested cartridges and flints but Holt requires Hodgdon's authorization before he can comply with the request.
August 4, 1794 Stores for the Conference with the Six Nations John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is directed to have prepared for transportation powder, lead, and flints, intended for Colonel Pickering, the Commissioner appointed to hold a conference with the Six Nations of Indians.