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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 16, 1798 Examine and Verify the Howitzers at Boston James McHenry Francis DaCosta DaCosta requests that the howitzers recently arrived at Boston be examined and verified.
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.
February 9, 1793 Suggestions for Repairing Howitzers Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Knox makes suggestions as to how to repair the defective howitzers because it is too costly to replace them.
February 18, 1795 Pickering discusses artillery with Knox Timothy Pickering Henry Knox Letter, discusses testing Howitzers.
April 1, 1797 Statement of Brass Howitzers and Carriages Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Statement of brass howitzers and carriages as they appear in the Intendant of Stores' books.
November 1, 1794 Contract for brass howitzers Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue Office states that James Byers has applied for $400 on account of his contract for casting 10 brass howitzers.
March 1, 1798 Regarding surplus howitzers at Boston navy yard [not available] Henry Jackson There are more howitzers at the navy yard at Boston than needed for frigate Constitution. Wish is to send some to Philadelphia addressed to Tench Francis, purveyor. Requests from Captain Nicholson the number of howitzers needed for ship.
October 5, 1792 Returns, Powder, Return of Howitzers, Untimely Remittances Isaac Craig Henry Knox Encloses return. Expects to receive powder. General Wayne ordered return of three of the small howitzers; trunnions are insufficient. Mentions settlement of accounts. Laments the lack of timely remittance to enable him to discharge engagements.
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.
May 28, 1794 27 Brass Howitzers Manning, Wychoff & Co. Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is the Bill of Lading for 27 brass howitzers that were sent by Chauncey Wittelsey of Middleton Connecticut.
March 2, 1793 Commissioners Appointed to Deal With Indians; Howitzers to Be Sent Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Upon approval of the President, the howitzers requested by Wayne will be provided. The President has appointed three Commissioners to negotiate with the Indians.
July 23, 1794 Letter Citation James Byers Unknown Recipient Cited in Coxe to Hamilton, 11/01/1794. Contract for the casting of ten brass howitzers.
September 15, 1794 Guns for state militias Alexander Hamilton Samuel Hodgdon Secretary Hamilton provides a list of necessary materials to the Supervisor of Military Stores. The Virginia and Maryland militias need 6 six-pounders, 3 three-pounders, and 2 howitzers. The Pennsylvania militia needs 6 six-pounders, 4 three-pounders, and 3 howitzers. The Jersey militia needs 3 six-pounders, 3 three-pounders, and one howitzer.
December 1, 1795 Howitzers Cast & Delivered to John Bryant at Springfield John Davis Samuel Hodgdon An account has been adjusted at the Treasury between the United States and James Byers, the contractor for casting howitzers. Byers has delivered to John Bryant, Keeper of Military Stores at Springfield, ten howitzers. Bryant receipt for same is enclosed.
May 13, 1800 Request for John Wilkins Jr. to Deliver Mortars and Howitzers to Newport [not available] John Harris Request signed by McHenry and Hodgdon addressed to John Harris, for John Wilkins Jr. to deliver for transportation to Newport Rhode Island, three 13-inch brass mortars with the iron for the beds, four 8-inch howitzers with traveling carriages, six 5.5-inch howitzers,
December 4, 1794 Encloses letter from Paul Revere; Raising Prices of Howitzers Tench Coxe Henry Knox Encloses letter from Paul Revere. Contractors Revere and Byers are raising their prices for howitzers.
March 7, 1798 Three Pound Howitzers for Captain Truxton James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver ten brass three-ton howitzers to Captain Truxton.
February 28, 1798 Brass Howitzers for the Frigate "Constellation" James McHenry John Harris "Be pleased to deliver to Captain Thomas Truxton ten brass three pound howitzers for the frigate Constellation."
February 28, 1798 Howitzers for the Frigate "Constellation" James McHenry John Harris "Be pleased to deliver to Captain Thomas Truxton ten brass three pound howitzers for the frigate Constellation."
September 24, 1799 Listing of ammunition, cannon and howitzer James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon Lists types of cannon [pounders] and howitzers. Cartridges mentioned as well as the city of New Orleans.
September 17, 1799 Army Supplies, Quarters, and Pay James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Most likely routine instructions and correspondence concerning Army supplies, quarters, and pay. Mentions ammunition and howitzers.
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,
February 22, 1793 Defective Howitzers & Request for Replacement Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne complains about the defective nature of his howitzers and asks for replacements of the same properties and caliber that are of better quality. Postscript includes birthday wishes for President George Washington.
April 11, 1794 Howitzers for General Robertson at Nashville Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is ordered to have six 3 & 1/2 inch iron howitzers, with ammunition for 100 rounds for each piece including 25 grape or case shot, transported to Fort Pitt and then sent down the Ohio to General Robertson at Nashville.
February 16, 1798 Three Pound Shot to Prove Howitzers James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver twelve three-pound shot to prove howitzers for the Frigate "Constellation" to Captain Thomas Truxton.