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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 18, 1795 Measuring the size of the kentledge mold Joshua Humphreys Timothy Pickering Humphreys had not registered the size of the first mold for the kentledge; he went back to the stores and took their dimensions.
December 20, 1794 Report on the Building of Frigates Joshua Humphreys Unknown Recipient Report on the construction of the first frigates of the U.S. Navy. Live oak and red cedar will be the materials of choice, though white oak was used for the floor timbers. Captain Barry is certain that live oak may be procured from Georgia, and because of the rapid rate of decay of white oak the cost computed over 40-50 years is the same as live oak. Building a mold loft os too expensive a...
May 18, 1796 Discussion of Frigate Timber & Proposed Closing of Navy Yard Foreman Cheeseman Josiah Fox Letter, discusses timber for Frigates; discusses timber for futtocks & floors; discusses closing Naval yard.
March 12, 1790 Musket Cartridges William Price Henry Knox Informs the Secretary at War that everything agreeable to his instructions are now ready. There is an insufficient amount of musket cartridge paper and other items.
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.
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.
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.
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.