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July 11, 1797 Correction in requisition for musket and pistol balls to Purveyor of Public Supplies Josiah Fox Tench Francis Ref: musket and pistol balls, a correction is forwarded. Amount should be 40,000 musket balls and 50,000 pistol balls. Total 90,000 balls.
June 28, 1799 Seeks to Provide Musket Balls Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Seeks suitable supply of musket cartridges under care of Col. Stevens. Reports debt to the state when troops marched under Captain Henry. For payment, recommends sending box of musket balls. Suggests that Stevens's men put them together at Fort Jay. These guns will be called for when the army takes the field.
October 30, 1799 Request to deliver powder for proving musket barrels, and lead for balls Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter directs delivery of two quarter casks of powder to John Nicholson for proving musket barrels and lead for balls.
February 23, 1793 Burned musket barrels A. A. Muller [not available] Notification that burned barrels of musket balls to arrive in Charleston. They were burned on the top of the State House. Could never see their figure without sourness. The incident has been the cause of Muller's reduction in salary.
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.
June 28, 1799 Request for Issue of Musket Cartridge Materials James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of musket cartridge materials, which will be assembled and sent to New York.
May 23, 1797 Military & Quartermaster's Stores for the Post at Niagara James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon This is a list of eighteen military and quartermaster's stores, including the amounts required of each, that must be furnished to the post at Niagara.
February 7, 1793 A Report on Status of Ammunition Shipments Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Reports on shipment of family stores loaded by Colonel Nevill, shipment of powder, fuses, paper for Mr. O'Hara, lead, and musket balls.
October 18, 1794 [No.39] Orders to Make Musket Cartridges Henry Knox Isaac Craig Orders to manufacture musket balls to fit French muskets. Apply to Thomas Butler for assistance as needed.
September 30, 1794 Rectifying a deficiency in the amount of equipment issued to the militia Alexander Hamilton Samuel Hodgdon Hamilton is notifying Hodgdon that the militia at Fort Cumberland and Carlyle are lacking sufficient items such as knapsacks, shoes, blankets, and musket balls. He is requesting that enough of these items be sent to them, and ensure that there are enough spare supplies of musket balls and field piece rounds for the entire army. He requests that these items be sent immediately and a return made...
November 15, 1797 Articles for the Frigate "Constellation" James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver the following articles to Samuel Hodgdon for the use of the frigate "United States": shot for twelve pounders, pairs of pistols, boarding pikes, cutlasses, boarding axes with handles, blunderbusses, pistol balls, and musket balls.
June 12, 1797 Statement of military stores requisite for the three frigates [not available] Samuel Hodgdon A statement of Military Stores for the three frigates.
November 15, 1797 Articles for the Frigate "Constellation" James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is directed to deliver the following articles to the frigate "Constellation" lying at anchor on the Patapsco: pistols, boarding pikes, cutlasses, boarding axes with handles, blunderbusses, shot for twelve pounders, pistol balls, and musket balls. Captain Truxton proposes to sail for another part of the Chesapeake on December 7th.
April 19, 1799 Discusses Contract for Musketry with William Lane Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Requests musket supplies for the military store as soon as possible. William Lane, an experience workman, will provide all necessary cannon balls and will deliver to Rhode Island without any additional expense.
August 10, 1797 Articles for the Frigate "Constitution" James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver to Samuel Hodgdon the listed articles for the frigate "Constitution" at Boston.
December 13, 1797 Request for Delivery of Musket Components James McHenry John Harris Letter, directs delivery of musket parts for manufacture.
November 2, 1799 Request to deliver powder for proving musket barrels, and lead for balls Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs delivery of powder and lead to John Nicholson for proving musket barrels and half a hundred weight of lead.
November 15, 1797 Sundry Articles for the Frigate "Constellation" James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver sundry articles to Samuel Hodgdon for the use of the frigate "Constellation."
July 9, 1794 Request for Two Mahogany balls Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Knox requested two mahogany balls; one for a 24 pounder, one for a 32 pounder. Possibly as templates for cannon balls.
August 18, 1798 I Am Ready to Supply Cannon Balls James Byers Samuel Hodgdon Byers is part owner of a blast furnace in Springfield and stands ready to provide the United States with cannon balls. He wants to know who negotiates contracts for the US, what quantity and size of balls are needed, and how much per ton would be paid for delivering them to the public store.
December 13, 1797 Delivery of Cannon Balls James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver cannon balls to William Crammond.
December 11, 1797 Request for Information Regarding Frigate Armament Josiah Fox Tench Francis Letter, asks for information regarding the arming of frigates.
October 21, 1794 Anticipates Problems with Inspection of Cannon Balls in Philadelphia Tench Coxe Henry Knox Reports that there is no one in Philadelphia authorized to inspect cannon balls upon delivery from contractors. Anticipates some inconveniences.
January 30, 1799 Inquiry into and Request for Issue of Musket Stocks to Musket Manufacturer Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of 1,000 musket stocks to the Treasury Dept., for use by a musket manufacture contractor.
January 28, 1799 Inquiry into and Request for Issue of Musket Stocks to Musket Manufacturer James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of 1,000 musket stocks to the Treasury Dept., for use by a musket manufacture contractor.