Viewing 1–25 of 29 documents: "fuze engines"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 29, 1797 Regarding Fire Engines for Frigate Constitution Josiah Fox Tench Francis Letter, asks for information regarding fire engines for frigate Constitution.
December 29, 1794 Fire Engines for the Naval Yards Tench Coxe Henry Knox Requests response to previous letter about fire engines in naval yards for ships. Refers to anchors suggested by Mr. Brown and Mr. Francis.
August 1, 1797 Request for Fire Engines to be Made by Mr. Thayer of Boston James McHenry Henry Jackson Frigate Constitution requires two fire engines, McHenry requested Mr. Thayer of Boston construct the fire engines under the inspection of Captain Nicholson.
December 31, 1794 Letter from Tench Coxe on the fire engines for frigates Henry Knox Joshua Humphreys Knox encloses letter regarding fire engines for the frigates. Asks that Humphreys furnish dimensions.
December 31, 1794 On business in Naval Department, Knox's successor, fire engines for frigates Henry Knox Tench Coxe Knox discusses whether anything material in Naval Department was omitted. Refers to his successor and the matter of fire engines for the frigates.
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.
November 12, 1794 Procedures for Fire Engines for Ships Tench Coxe Henry Knox Represents the general requisition for the naval armament with assignment of fire engine for each ship. Includes dimensions and descriptions of fire engines. Requests demonstrations and drawings. Encloses circular letter to agents.
March 18, 1800 Request for Issue of Parts for Armory Fire Engines James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of parts for the fire engines at the Springfield and Harper's Ferry armories.
August 1, 1797 Request to purchase fire engines from Mr Thayer of Boston for frigate Constitution [not available] Henry Jackson Discusses fire engines for the frigate Constitution. Mr. Tench Francis attempted to purchase from Philadelphia without success. Captain Nicholson reports that Mr. Thayer of Boston makes quality fire engines. Therefore, Naval Agent Jackson ordered to make purchase from Thayer, under inspection from Captain Nicholson.
August 1, 1797 Regarding procurement of fire engines for frigate Constitution Josiah Fox [not available] Secretary of War James McHenry has written naval agent Henry Jackson with approval for procuring fire engines for frigate Constitution from Boston. Fox explains the matter of procuring fire engines for frigate Constitution; provides Captain Nicholson with a copy of his correspondence of 29 July 1797 with the Purveyor of Public Supplies, Tench Francis.
August 5, 1799 Requests Supplies for Gun Manufactory in Springfield Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Gun manufactory in Springfield requires additional supply of gunstocks to carry business through winter. Suggests an immediate order to take into account transportation and to give the Quartermaster adequate time. Has ordered Col. Williams to have a leather hose and 20 buckets made for the engine immediately.
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.
May 2, 1785 [Return of military stores deposited in Rhode Island under the care of Josiah Flagg] Josiah Flagg [not available] Return of military stores deposited under Josiah Flagg.
September 28, 1792 Report on State of Shot and Shell and Stores Not Yet Received Isaac Craig Henry Knox Discusses inventory of shells and shot. Mr. Campbell has sent a man to clean and trim the shot. Mr. Morrow, the armorer, complains about not receiving a barrel of oil. Craig lists a number of articles that have not been received. Also encloses list of damaged goods.
December 5, 1800 Request for Issue of Assorted Military Supplies & Tools for Forts Wolcott and Adams Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Directs purchase of artillery implements & supplies, barrels, compasses, tools, a "fuze machine," camp supplies, lanterns, sieves, a mortar and pestle, rocket, portfire and bullet molds, raw minerals and metal, "three hundred pounds of junk," oil, paper, and rope for Forts Wolcott & Adams at Newport, RI. Urges that the supplies be obtained at or near Newport, if possible, and gives receipt...
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.
December 1, 1792 Application for Patent of a Steam Engine Oliver Evans Thomas Jefferson Evans applies for a patent for an engine powered by steam which he claims can propel heavy land carriages.
November 27, 1800 Request for Issue of Assorted Military Stores, Tools & Materials to Fort Mifflin Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of assorted items for Fort Mifflin, including cannon ammunition, materials for portfires & rockets, components for barrels and sponges, artillery implements, compasses, tools, a "fuze machine," camp equipment, gunpowder components, raw minerals & metals, rope, etc.
February 1, 1793 Money Needed on Western Territory Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate of the sum necessary to procure the listed stores wanted for the Army and Laboratory on the Western Frontier
May 23, 1797 Request for canvas bolts and anchors for USS Constellation at Baltimore [not available] Henry Jackson Request that naval agent Henry Jackson send American made canvas bolts and small anchors to Samuel and Joseph Sterret, naval agents at Baltimore for the USS Constellation. Expresses desire that all sails for frigates be American made. Will order remainder of kentledge and copper for the pintles of braces, and fire engines for USS Constitution. Hemp will be delivered to replace that destroyed by...
December 5, 1800 Delivery of Assorted Supplies to Fort Jay, New York Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, directs delivery of assorted supplies to Fort Jay, New York.
December 4, 1800 Purchase of Supplies for Fort Independence on Castle Island near Boston, Massachusetts Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, directs purchase of supplies for Fort Independence on Castle Island near Boston, Massachusetts.
November 27, 1800 Supplies for the Use of Garrison at Fort Mifflin on Mud Island Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, directs procurement of supplies for Fort Mifflin.
December 2, 1800 Supplies for Fort Norfolk Virginia Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, directs purchase sundry supplies for use of the garrison at Fort Norfolk, Virginia.
December 2, 1800 Request for Issue of Assorted Military Supplies & Tools to Fort Norfolk, Virginia Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of assorted military supplies to Fort Norfolk, Virginia.