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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
February 25, 1797 Request for Paper to be Used in Proving Cannons James McHenry John Harris Directs furnishing paper for cartridges to be used in proving cannons.
November 19, 1796 Paper Sufficient for Cartridges James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon Mr. Harris should be directed to forward as many papers as will be necessary to make fifty paper cartridges, each of which will hold sixteen pounds of cannon powder. The paper should be made up into cartridges of the size specified by Mr. [?] and delivered to him.
February 2, 1797 Request for Delivery of Military Stores to Garrison of Charleston, S.C. Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs sending of flag, arms, and paper cartridges for artillery, additions to letter written by James McHenry.
October 21, 1799 Request for paper cartridges and muskets [not available] John Harris A request for paper cartridges and muskets.
November 18, 1796 Delivery of Munitions James McHenry John Harris Directs delivery of paper cartridges to hold sixteen pounds of cannon powder.
November 26, 1796 Order to Deliver Cartidges to DaCosta James McHenry John Harris Delivery of paper cartridges that will hold twelve pounds of cannon powder.
May 9, 1799 Request for Issue of Cartridge Materials James McHenry John Harris Delivery of powder, paper and thread for blank cartridges.
April 7, 1798 Empty Paper Cartridges for the "United States" James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver twelve empty paper cartridges, to hold eight pounds of powder, to Lieutenant Mullowney for the frigate "United States."
September 24, 1799 Listing of ammunition, cannon and howitzer James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon Lists types of cannon [pounders] and howitzers. Cartridges mentioned as well as the city of New Orleans.
April 14, 1796 Requests for Cannon Cartridges made and transported to Cecil Furnace Maryland Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon Nathan Jones conveys Secretary of War request that Hodgdon have 70 paper cannon cartridges made and transported to Cecil Furnace. In a related document, Mr LaCosta requests that models be made for making paper cartridges.
April 7, 1798 Empty Paper Cartridges for the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver twelve empty paper cartridges to hold eight pounds of powder to Lieutenant Mullowny for the frigate "United States."
June 12, 1798 Cartidge Paper for the Ship of War "Delaware" James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver to Captain Decatur for the ship of war "Delaware" a sufficient amount of cartridge paper for 800 nine-pound and 200 six -pound cartridges. This quantity is to be in lieu of the 1000 nine and six-pound blank cartridges ordered earlier for that ship.
August 6, 1797 Estimated Cost for Making Various Stores Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry A ledger-like estimate for making stores, primarily ordnance.
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 12, 1798 Cartridge Paper for the Ship of War "Delaware" Timothy Pickering John Harris Harris is asked to deliver to Captain Decatur for the ship of war "Delaware" a sufficient quantity of cartridge paper for 100 nine pound and 200 six pound cartridges. These are in lieu of the 1000 nine and six pound blank cartridges ordered earlier.
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.
August 18, 1797 Delivery of Cannon Cartridges James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver cannon cartridge paper to Fort Mifflin.
May 8, 1794 Cartridges for Voorhees' Detachment John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is directed to ship on board of Capt. Shelly for Ensign Voorhees's detachment musket powder ball and paper to furnish each man with one hundred rounds of cartridges and also a suitable proportion of flints.
May 1, 1795 Articles Bound for Charleston Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon Pickering directs Hodgdon to to pack up and transport to Charleston, South Carolina the listed articles. They should be addressed to Governor Arnoldus Vanderhorst and shipped on the first vessel bound for that place.
April 24, 1794 Ammunition for recruits marching under Ensign McClean John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Recruits marching under Ensign McClean need ammunition for guards. Request powder, ball, paper, to make musket cartridges, along with flints.
June 29, 1797 Delivery of Powder and Paper James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver powder for militia for 4th of July celebration.
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].
February 1, 1793 Monthly Returns, Packets of Correspondence, Powder, Flints and Cartridge Paper Isaac Craig Henry Knox Discusses monthly returns. Flints not the proper size. Powder to be sent to Legionville. Cartridge paper is nearly expended.
[not available] Invoice for Sundry Military Stores Samuel Hodgdon Mr. Ranselaer Invoice listing stores from Mr. Rensselaer for which Hodgdon has no receipt.
September 1, 1792 Major Craig's Invoice of Military Stores Samuel Hodgdon Henry Knox The Commissary of Military Stores encloses Major Isaac Craig's invoice of military and Quarter Master stores to Secretary Knox. The invoice was said to be missing. Supplies include cutting knives, gun powder, cartridges, muskets, writing paper, stationary, and other military provisions.