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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 1800 Request for Issue of Musket Ball Cartridges John Harris Major Nichols Directs issue of musket ball cartridges to the bearer.
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.
November 20, 1798 Depositing boxes of musketball cartridges John Harris Samuel Hodgdon Reporting a deposit of twenty-four boxes containing over 30,000 musket-ball cartridges.
November 15, 1798 Delivery of Clothing James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver uniforms, musket cartridges, etc.
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 Reports List of Returns, Gen. Hamilton's Letter, Musket Cartridges, Field Artillery at Springfield Samuel Hodgdon Ebenezer Stevens Missing list of returns and supplies. Commissions for services are included in salaries. Is glad that General Hamilton has written to the Secretary of War in Stevens's behalf. Will forward materials for musket cartridges. Mentioned to the Secretary of Stevens's loan of cartridges. Suggests ordering part of the field artillery at Springfield. Believes repairs will be needed on carriages.
September 2, 1793 1350 Musket Cartridges Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is directed to deliver to Capt. [William] Kersey or order the amount of powder, ball, paper, and thread that will be sufficient to make 1350 musket cartridges.
May 16, 1798 Arms, Accoutrements, & Musket Cartridges to Savannah Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon informs McHenry that the arms, accoutrements, and musket cartridges are on board the Sloop "Robert" sailing for Savannah.
June 3, 1796 Reports Examination of Powder Thomas Holt Samuel Hodgdon Reports examination of musket cartridges, many of which are damaged. Powder is often too wet. Compares musket powder with cannon powder. Suggests putting all powder away in barrels. Requests direction as soon as possible.
September 26, 1794 Musket Cartridges Samuel Hodgdon Private Morrel Hodgdon asks Pvt. Morrel to receive the boxes brought by the bearer for musket cartridges.
May 10, 1798 Request for Issue of Arms, Accoutrements & Ammunition to Savannah James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of muskets, accoutrements & cartridges to Savannah, Georgia.
March 29, 1799 Request for Issue of Ammunition to Quartermaster General James McHenry John Harris Letter, directs issue of flints, powder, cartridges, and lead to Quarter Master General
April 27, 1800 Request for Issue of a Box of Cartridges James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of a box of cartridges to General William McPherson; McPherson's order for the same is also included [his order also has its own document, of the same date].
October 3, 1798 Deficiency of Musket Cartridges, Etc. John Bryant Samuel Hodgdon Amidst a discussion of returns and accounts, Bryant notes that there has been a deficiency of musket cartridges due to damage and the fact that some were taken by the militia during the time of the insurrection. He is grateful to Hodgdon for recommending to the Secretary of War that he be continued in his post.
August 26, 1794 Six Boxes of Musket Cartridges Manning, Wychoff & Co. Samuel Hodgdon Wychoff discusses the disposition of six boxes of musket cartridges addressed to Capt. Cornelius R. Sedam.
November 18, 1797 Marine Clothing & Musket Cartridges for Lieut. McRea James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver one sergeant's suit of Marine clothing and thirteen dozen musket cartridges to Lieutenant William McRea of the Marines on board the frigate "United States."
July 1, 1795 Gunpowder Stores William Nickels Samuel Hodgdon Stores, discusses stores of gunpowder and ammunition.
April 4, 1798 Pikes & Musket Cartridges for the "United States" James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver boarding pikes to Lieutenant Mullowney for the frigate "United States" and a box of musket cartridges to Lieutenant McRea for the Marines on board the same vessel.
September 2, 1800 Musket Cartridges for the Troops at Fort Mifflin Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Harris is asked to deliver two boxes of musket cartridges to Major William McRea for the use of the troops at Fort Mifflin.
April 27, 1800 Order for Box of Cartridges William McPherson John Harris General MacPherson's order for a box of cartridges; the request to fill the order, by James McHenry, precedes the order.
October 31, 1794 Updates Isaac Craig Henry Knox Mentioned A. Wayne and musket cartridge manufacture.
September 18, 1800 Cartridges, Muskets, and Arms Chests at New Port Archibald Crary Samuel Hodgdon Musket cartridges are in the powder house at New Port and arms chests from Springfield are in a store provided for that purpose. Crary also has muskets in arms chests from the contractors who made them. He is keeping them in good order as he awaits directions from the Secretary of War.
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.
December 5, 1787 Delivery of Military Stores Henry Knox Edward Hard Son of deceased soldier requests his father's military stores be delivered to another person.
March 14, 1799 Musketball Cartridges On Hand John Harris Samuel Hodgdon Harris has on hand in his books 35,937 musket ball cartridges, 19 to the pound.