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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.
November 18, 1800 Request for Purchase of Assorted Laboratory Supplies Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Directs purchase of laboratory stores & implements for use by the "reserved Corps on the Ohio." These are to be used for the making of portfires, rockets, quick-match, sponges, and barrels.
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.
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...
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 Johnson and Dependencies in South Carolina and Georgia Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, directs procurement of supplies for Fort Johnson and dependencies in South Carolina and Georgia.
August 1792 Separating the Powder Using the Sieves Isaac Craig Henry Knox Talks about using the sieves to separate the course from the fine grains of gun powder. Mentions using new casks. No stores have come to hand since last post, nor is there any news on any wagon being near. Mentions invoice.
November 27, 1800 Request for Issue of Assorted Military Stores, Tools & Materials to Fort Johnson, SC Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of various military stores to Fort Johnson and its subsidiaries in South Carolina, including cannon ammunition, barrels, cannon implements, tools, camp equipment, cloth, sieves, hand bellows, hides, raw minerals & metals, rope, etc.
November 28, 1800 Request for Issue of Assorted Military Stores, Tools & Materials to Fort Johnson, NC Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of various military supplies to Fort Johnson, North Carolina, including including cannon ammunition, barrels, cannon implements, tools, camp equipment, cloth, sieves, hand bellows, hides, raw minerals & metals, rope, etc.
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.
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 19, 1787 Request for Powder Sieves William Price Henry Weisner Price wants to know how much Weisner is asking for his powder sieves. If Weisner has sold them, would he please let Price know where he could get some new ones made and how much they might cost?
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.
August 25, 1796 Sieves & Other Articles for West Point Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is letter from the Secretary of the Treasury requesting the purchase of sieves and a number of other articles for West Point. Hodgdon should indicate which have been furnished and which have not been sent so that the proper measures may be taken to have them forwarded.
May 29, 1800 Discussion of a Contractor's Continued Manufacture of Cartridge Boxes James McHenry Israel Whelen Discusses the continued manufacture of leather cartouch boxes by a particular contractor.
July 27, 1792 Regarding Quality of Powder Forwarded Henry Knox Isaac Craig Powder forwarded in point of strength is high quality. Some may not be fine as desired, or average more than double London proof. Some sufficiently fine grain. Sieves will separate it.
October 1, 1800 Delivery of Saddles, Bridles, Leather Halters to Quarter Master General Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs delivery of saddles, bridles, leather halters to Quarter Master General.
April 21, 1796 Reports Annual Examination of Public Store and Damaged Leather Elias Langham Samuel Hodgdon Has just commenced the annual examination of public stores. The leather has been too long neglected, but he will do what he can to brush the cartouche boxes, shoes, valises. Will also air out all the tents. Requests money for these purposes. Has not heard about the untended arsenal. The late Secretary of War told him that because public business was sparse, he could do private business. Discusses...
September 22, 1799 Cartouch Boxes and Shoes Jeremiah Wadsworth James McHenry Mentions that shipment of cartouch boxes to the 13th Regiment will proceed apace once they have been inspected. Describes work with shoe makers to make shoes in good leather, costs may exceed the original quoted price.
May 1798 Estimate of Clothing for an Army of 20,000 Men Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Estimate per item of clothing needed for an army of 20,000 men.
May 11, 1798 Estimate of Clothing for an Army of 20,000 Men Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Detailed estimate of clothing needed for an army of 20,000 men.
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.
October 18, 1796 Estimate of Clothing contracted for the year 1797 James McHenry [not available] Estimate of clothing contracted for the year 1797 received from the War Office
August 5, 1799 Provisions for Gun Storage Samuel Hodgdon Joseph Williams Suggests that Williams procure 20 buckets and leather hose there to complete the engine rather than pay for and wait for transportation from Philadelphia. Hodgdon will forward immediately some gunstocks for winter. Pine boards will be provided when racks are full. Describes appropriate gun chests.
September 13, 1792 "Articles & Necessaries" for the Army Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne sends Knox a long list of "articles & necessaries" that he requires. Clothing, muster rolls, powder sieves, and Baron Steuben's Blue Book are among the items requested.