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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 19, 1800 The Need for Magazines Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton asserts the need for smaller magazines in the great military districts so it is not necessary to resort to traveling, for all articles of military supply, to the seat of government.
February 9, 1785 Request for materials wanted William Price Samuel Hodgdon Delivers a request for materials wanted from the Commissary Military Stores, including powder and ammunition
April 23, 1800 Bill for the regulation of public arsenals and magazines James McHenry Uriah Tracy Writes that he has examined the bill "An Act for the Regulation of Public Arsenals and Magazines," approving of the bill and concluding that it will likely be passed.
April 23, 1800 Enclosing a bill on the regulation of public arsenals and magazines Uriah Tracy James McHenry Encloses the "Act for the Regulation of Public Arsenals and Magazines," desiring McHenry's opinion on the bill.
March 9, 1793 Letter from Secretary of War Henry Knox to Governor of Georgia Edward Telfair regarding application to President of United States for calling out militia and shipment of arms and ammunition on apprehension of danger from Cherokees Henry Knox Governor Edward Telfair Letter from Secretary at War Henry Knox to Governor of Georgia Edward Telfair. Knox notes that Georgia delegates have applied to President of United States to establish magazines of arms, ammunition, and provisions in Georgia, and to make provisional arrangements for calling out militia in neighboring states [North Carolina; South Carolina]. Knox notes that, although peace is expected with the...
March 30, 1799 Requests Ammunition for Captain Elliott's Detachment in Germantown Samuel Hodgdon Tench Francis The Secretary of War requests information about an order to complete three-pounder ordnance. Captain Elliot's detachment is ready to load the ammunition. Suggests means of getting ammunition to them.
July 1, 1799 Request for Issue of Cannon Implements & an Ammunition Wagon James McHenry John Harris Directs delivery of ammunition and equipment for six-pounder cannon, as well as an ammunition wagon. A note identifying the receiving officer for the munitions, by an individual whose signature is illegible, is appended.
November 26, 1795 Ordnances for Transport Timothy Pickering William Eaton Enclosed return for ordnance and military stores to be transported to fort on St. Mary's River.
November 8, 1800 Regarding Order of Hides to Be Used for Covering Ammunition Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Informs Whelen that the hides in question are for covering ammunition, and gives specifications for such articles. A note, possibly by Whelen, is appended.
July 11, 1797 Regarding Frigate Ammunition Josiah Fox Tench Francis Letter, discusses ammunition for frigate.
April 4, 1799 Requests Field Ammunition for the Laboratory Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Requests shot for field ammunition for the laboratory in specific outlined sizes. Must be perfectly round and smooth.
December 20, 1799 Clothing Received, Ammunition Needed Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Reports that the clothing issued to several companies has been successfully received. Mentions a request for ammunition by the 12th Regiment.
July 17, 1798 Concerning an invoice for muskets and ammunition John Habersham Samuel Hodgdon Discusses invoice and bill of lading for muskets and ammunition delivered on the Schooner John.
October 31, 1800 Need for Ammunition and Clothing Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig relays the need for ammunition and clothing to Samuel Hodgdon.
May 31, 1795 Arms and Ammunition for Ohio County Henry Knox William Blount Request for arms and ammunition answered, supplies to be sent to Ohio County.
August 29, 1798 Location of the Third Arsenal Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon discusses at length proposals for the location of the third arsenal and magazine which will be added to the ones already at Springfield and Potomac.
June 11, 1791 Ammunition Available at the Public Store Henry Knox Beverley Randolph Knox warns Governor Randolph that he is unable to furnish any supplies other than ammunition which can be acquired at the Public Store.
September 29, 1797 Obtaining Guns for the Algerian Frigate Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon The guns on board the revenue cutter will be returned unless they are taken for the Algerian frigate. Worries it is possible that in all the public magazines no six pounders can be found in Philadelphia. There appears to be an improved possibility of obtaining guns from Mr. Hughes so that prospect should be investigated.
April 20, 1799 Requests Light Ammunition Cart Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Requests delivery of a light ammunition cart to be delivered to Captain Decius Wadsworth, Inspector of Arms.
June 11, 1791 Supply of Arms and Ammunition Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Provision of arms and ammunition to be made by the public.
[not available] Exporting Arms and Ammunition War Department John Laurance Wrapper for letters to some of the members of the Senate on the subject of exporting arms and ammunition in consequence of the petition of Hartshorn and others.
March 20, 1800 Ammunition Ordered by General Hamilton Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Sundry ammunition ordered by General Hamilton for Harpers Ferry, Jersey, and Massachusetts.
April 23, 1799 Quantity of Ammunition to be Forwarded to Fort Adams Alexander Hamilton James McHenry In the interest of safety during conveyance, the quantity of ammunition intended for the artillery at Fort Adams should not exceed the estimate.
September 12, 1794 Available Ammunition John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Continental troops marching to Trenton must be furnished with ammunition. Stagg wants to know how it can be supplied in the most expeditious manner.
September 19, 1794 Wagons for stores and ammunition Clement Biddle Samuel Hodgdon Clement Biddle has provided two wagons for stores and artillery ammunition. Another one for musket cartridges will follow shortly. Hodgdon is Commissary of Military Stores.