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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
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 Shells for Mortars John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is directed to forward to Fort Mifflin fifty shells for each of the ten-inch mortars directed to be sent there, including everything necessary for fitting them for service.
April 30, 1794 Arms to Fort Mifflin Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Supply Order, directs mortars to Fort Mifflin.
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,
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...
July 25, 1794 Cannon Mounted in Seacoast Fortifications Henry Knox [not available] Return of the Cannon to be mounted in the fortifications on the seacoast of the respective states agreeably to law and the quantity of ammunition to be issued by the superintendent of military stores as a supply to each. Listed by port with remarks.
May 15, 1799 Copy of contract entered into with Salter and Lane for furnishing iron cannon [not available] [not available] Articles of Agreement between James McHenry, Secretary of War, and William Lane and William Salter for the delivery of 24 pounder, 18 pounder, 12 pounder, 9 pounder, and 13 inch mortars. Details the process of inspecting and proving the cannon.
December 27, 1800 Outlines Cannon Contract [not available] [not available] Text of paragraph in cannon contracts regarding expenses and accounts.
February 1799 Return of Medicines on Hand at West Point J. Holliday [not available] Return of medicines on hand, and such as are wanting, for the garrison of West Point, February 1799.
March 6, 1784 Return of all Ordnance in the city Daniel Joy Unknown Recipient Account of United States Army ordnance stored in the (unspecified) city (probably Philadelphia).
April 12, 1794 Stores to Charleston Henry Knox Arnoldus Vanderhorst List of stores to be shipped to Charleston enclosed. Cannons discussed.
February 28, 1785 Return of Ordnance and Military Stores at West Point William Price Unknown Recipient William Price, Deputy Commissioner of Military Stores, issues a return of military stores on hand at West Point to an unknown recipient.
September 15, 1800 Articles for the Defense of Sundry Forts Jonathan Newman Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed are three returns respecting articles needed at Detroit, Niagara, and Michilimackinac. The articles listed therein should be delivered to the Quartermaster General for transportation. General Wilkinson sent a cartridge box as a model but Newman does not know how to send it. The Secretary is still exceedingly indisposed.
December 20, 1800 Contract for the Delivery of Cannon between Samuel Dexter and Henry Foxall [not available] [not available] Articles of agreement between Samuel Dexter and Henry Foxall for delivery of 24 and 32 pounder cannon.
May 24, 1799 [No. 38: Duplicate] Return of Materials for Sale Rufus King [not available] Enclosed return of military stores in St. Domingo to Jamaica for sale. King requested the origin of the articles (English, French).
May 1794 Invoice of Medicines W. B. Goldthwait Samuel Hodgdon Itemized list of medicine delivered by Finch Francis, agent.
December 22, 1798 My Ideas on Military Arrangements Alexander Hamilton James Gunn Due to the current state of international affairs, especially the temporizing conduct of France, Hamilton advises against any immediate augmentation of the Army. Still, he lists a number of steps that should be taken--especially regarding the addition of military arms and supplies--in case the interntional situation should darken. Plans for a military draft should be considered in case of...
December 9, 1793 Invoice of Ordnance and stores at Philadelphia, the Property of the United States Samuel Hodgdon Henry Knox Inventory of ordnance and stores at Philadelphia, to include cannon, shells, cannon ball, arms, powder, lead, uniforms and equipment. Also included is a list of damaged equipment.
February 18, 1799 Captain Ingersoll's Report George Ingersoll Alexander Hamilton Captain Ingersoll provides a detailed report of the state of readiness of his command, including a description of the buildings he is using and the surrounding terrain in addition to his returns of clothing and arms.
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 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.
September 27, 1794 Articles Wanted Clement Biddle Samuel Hodgdon Biddle lists articles he will need which he did not have when he left town. Further concerns about supplies for troops.
February 11, 1794 Knox submits estimate of cost for seaport security measures to Fitzsimmons Henry Knox Thomas Fitzsimmons Letter, discusses estimate of the cost of securing seaports; letter and enclosure.
November 18, 1794 Estimate of Expenses of the War Department for 1795 Henry Knox [not available] This is an estimate of the expenses of the War Department for the year 1795, made by the Secretary of War, and dated in his office the 18th of November, 1794 including the probable expenses of the detachment of the militia now in service in the Western parts of Pennsylvania.
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...