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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 21, 1798 Detaching Wheels & Limbers Samuel Hodgdon Frederick Frye Capt. Frye is asked to assist Melancton Smith in detaching the wheels and limbers from their carriages before they are transported so that they can easily be reassembled at their destination.
May 10, 1795 Gun Carriages and a Return for the Month of April John Bryant Samuel Hodgdon Bryant sends Hodgdon the return for ordnance and stores for April. 23 carriage bodies for six-pound guns have been furnished, including four pairs of limbers. More wheels are still being fabricated, and Bryant promises to have the job finished as quickly as possible.
May 29, 1795 Discussion of Use of Live Oak Timbers in Frigate Construction, Especially for Gun Decks Colonel James Hackett Timothy Pickering Refers to reviewing Mr. Humphreys' table of dimensions concerning the limbers for the 36-gun frigates, finding that their scantlings [the dimensions of the framing and structural portions] were too large, and discusses how they will be reduced in size. Discusses the differing sizes of gun-deck beams in different classes of ship (36-gun, 60-gun, 90-gun). Notes that much of the large live oak...
March 13, 1795 Progress of Howitzer Carriages, Pay for Workmen, and the Digging of Another Well John Bryant Samuel Hodgdon Bryant informs Hodgdon of the completion of almost all the six-pound howitzer carriages and requests additional money with which to pay the workmen. Bryant also reiterates the need for another well to be dug due to the current one's distance from the shops.
August 8, 1794 Inventory of military stores wanted for public use. Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Inventory of military stores wanted for public use, at Philadelphia.
July 24, 1798 Transport and Delivery of Stores Michael G. Houdin Samuel Hodgdon Discussed shipments of goods on the Sloop Sally sailing out of Albany, NY. Enclosed receipts for the cost of transportation and travel. Delivery of goods with speed was of most importance.
May 16, 1798 Ordnance Concerns at West Point George Fleming Samuel Hodgdon Amidst a detailed discussion of ordnance matters, Fleming notes that the cannons and carriage have been boarded on a sloop that sailed that morning with a fine fair wind. The receipt of the master of the sloop is enclosed and the vessel should arrive in New York that afternoon.
February 13, 1795 Purchase of Land John Bryant Samuel Hodgdon Bryant informs Hogdon he received a letter from the Secretary of War directing him to determine what quantity of land is necessary to maintain the public business in Springfield. He will write the Secretary in a week once the process is farther along. Bryant also informs Hodgdon about the progress on the fabrication of six-pound howitzer carriages.
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.
April 23, 1794 Invoice of ordinance and military stores shipped on brig Noah's Ark and subsequent report on whereabouts and condition [not available] [not available] Inventory of military stores shipped from Philadelphia to Wilmington North Carolina on the Brig Noah's Ark for Griffith McRea in the year 1794. A subsequent note dated April 1798 by Griffith McRea indicates that the stores were found in a warehouse. The stores were in damaged condition, particularly the fuses and powder. Some of the equipment, mortars, cannon, traveling carriages, are located...
April 3, 1799 Status of Fortifications, Etc. John Jacob Rivardi Alexander Hamilton Along with a detailed report of the status of the fortifications of the United States, Rivardi expresses dismay that the charges against him by Captain Bruff have yet to be investigated. He is certain that once they are fully investigated, he will be completely exonerated.
1794 Account of Articles returned by the Militia on the late Expedition against the Insurgents. Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Stores, list of articles returned by the Militia after the expedition against the Whiskey Rebellion Insurgents.
December 16, 1793 Henry Knox to President of United States George Washington: recommendations on locations of arsenals and magazines, development of a national arms industry, and return of ordnance, arms and military stores in possession of United States Henry Knox George Washington Included in this return are some recommendations regarding strategic location of magazines and arsenals across the United States and the importance of developing an arms industry in the United States. The state of returns he owes to the casual circumstances of the War for Independence. Principal locations: New London Virginia, Philadelphia, West Point on Hudson River and Springfield on...
August 26, 1799 Enclosing a model for the new Bavarian field pieces Count Rumford James McHenry Informs McHenry that as he has been employed in Bavaria, Germany to work on the construction of artillery, he has taken pains to improve field pieces. In addition, the battalion guns constructed under his direction in the arsenal at Munich have been approved by several distinguished officers in Germany Encloses memoirs of a model of one of the new Bavarian field pieces - with its carriage and...