Viewing 1–25 of 468 documents: "muskets"

Date Title Author Recipient Summary
November 12, 1799 Delivery of Muskets Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Orders to deliver to Charleville muskets for patterns.
January 14, 1799 Requests Workmen to Repair, Clean Muskets in Store Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Reports number of French muskets in store that need cleaning and repair. These muskets could then be used instead of contracting for new muskets. Seeks permission for workmen to clean and repair. Recommends building a store suitable to supply the requested seasoned muskets.
November 16, 1798 Additional Orders for Muskets Eli Whitney Samuel Hodgdon Follow up letter regarding an order for muskets place several days prior.
September 3, 1798 Charleville Muskets to be Used as Patterns Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Hodgdon instructs Harris, Fleming, and Williams as to the careful process for selecting the Charleville Muskets to be used as patterns for the contractors who have agreed to produce additional numbers of those muskets for the use of the United States.
June 6, 1799 Requests Muskets in Albany for Michael Houdin Samuel Hodgdon Edward Jones Believes that the stores in Albany have stocked muskets. Commends storekeeper Michael G. Houdin as a careful, precise accountant. The muskets should be inspected before they are offered to Houdin.
June 2, 1797 Statement of Muskets On Hand Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Statement of muskets on hand as of April 1, 1797, per the books of the Intendant of Stores.
December 15, 1800 Request for Issue of Muskets for Repair Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs that muskets be released to Nicholson for repair, along with whatever supplies he might require for doing so. Followed by Nicholson's detailed report on the condition of the muskets when he examined them.
November 15, 1798 Orders to Deliver Muskets Eli Whitney Samuel Hodgdon Delivery of four thousand well seasoned muskets to Capt. William Wallace.
June 6, 1799 Muskets to be Delivered at Albany Edward Jones Samuel Hodgdon The contractors for fabricating muskets in Vermont are to deliver the completed muskets to Albany. Jones wants to know if there any public stores at that place fit for the reception of the arms and if the storekeeper is someone who can be relied upon.
July 5, 1793 Powder, Lead and Muskets to be Sent to Pittsburg Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Request to send musket powder, lead and 750 new muskets to Pittsburg.
October 26, 1798 Pattern Muskets Intended for Providence Samuel Hodgdon Melancton Smith Hodgdon wants to know what has become of the pattern muskets sent to Smith to be forwarded to Providence. When Smith finds them, he is to ensure that the muskets are in perfect order since they are to be used as patterns.
December 6, 1798 Response to Information that Inferior Muskets Distributed Samuel Hodgdon Joseph Williams Hodgdon responds to Williams' letter stating the that muskets delivered are not the same as the pattern muskets examined and approved by Hodgdon and the Secretary of War. He asks Williams to write those who have received muskets to point out the defects. In a post script Hodgdon describes features of a pattern or model musket.
November 15, 1798 Concerning the production of pattern muskets Robert McCormick Samuel Hodgdon Concerning the production of pattern muskets; explains why expenses were higher than thought.
April 5, 1784 Estimate for the cost of repairing and cleaning 1,000 muskets. Samuel Hodgdon Superintendent of Finance Letter covering an estimate for the cost of repairing and cleaning 1,000 muskets. Mentions the need to repair other muskets soon before they are ruined.
June 6, 1799 Reports Delivery of Muskets from Vermont to Albany with Proper Storage and Inspection Samuel Hodgdon Michael G. Houdin The Secretary of Treasury has ordered that muskets made in Vermont be stored at Albany. Requests that they be delivered and stored appropriately. Muskets will be inspected by whomever the Secretary requests. Requests receipt of acknowledgement.
May 12, 1798 An order for six muskets for the President's household James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon Requests a delivery of six muskets to the house of John Adams, to be done secretly and without attention.
February 11, 1799 Avoiding Inconvenience from the Muskets' Delay, Etc. John Kilty Samuel Hodgdon Responding to Hodgdon's concern that the muskets would not arrive in time, Kilty applied one of the muskets already on hand to the purpose for which the others had been directed so no inconvenience should arise.
December 6, 1798 Defects in Pattern Muskets Samuel Hodgdon Joseph Williams Despite his efforts to be minute and particular, Hodgdon laments the fact that the pattern muskets delivered to him are imperfect in comparison to the ones sent to Springfield.
October 6, 1798 Charleville Muskets to be Used as Patterns Samuel Hodgdon John Dexter Hodgdon is sending eight Charleville muskets to be used as patterns for the contractors in Rhode Island.
October 10, 1796 State of the muskets at West Point William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Advises Hodgdon that another bill has been given to the War department for cleaning and repairing muskets at West Point and recommends that Hodgdon investigate the state of the muskets at that post.
May 13, 1788 Estimate for cleaning muskets in Philadelphia Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate for cleaning the public muskets in store at Philadelphia
December 12, 1799 Manufacturing Muskets Oliver Wolcott, Jr. William Henry Secretary Wolcott acknowledges William Henry's letter offering to fabricate [manufacture] muskets for the use of the United States but contracts for that purpose have already been made. Since it is probable that some contractors may fail to meet their obligations, an order for 500 muskets will be issued provided they meet specific standards and are delivered promptly.
December 18, 1795 Muskets for the Artillery, Etc. Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon has requested a sample of muskets for the artillery that might be assembled from the materials on hand. Pickering desires the Purveyor to to see whether he can substitute the 800 stand needed for the artillery for the 500 contracted for which would require an addition to the contract.The muskets are satisfactory without gunslings which are not absolutely necessary especially when public...
December 7, 1798 Box Containing Pattern Muskets Samuel Hodgdon John Kilty A box containing two pattern muskets has been sent to Kilty at Baltimore.
October 11, 1798 Enabling Muskets to be Used as Patterns Samuel Hodgdon Oliver Wolcott Hodgdon stipulates that muskets must be examined carefully before they can be utilized as patterns.