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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
October 9, 1794 Requests Patterns Promised to Contractors Tench Coxe Samuel Hodgdon Reports promise to contractors to provide them with the patterns shown to them earlier. Requests patterns.
November 12, 1799 Delivery of Muskets Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Orders to deliver to Charleville muskets for patterns.
September 29, 1794 Requests Information about Clothing Patterns for 1795 Tench Coxe Samuel Hodgdon Refers to several applications to his office to see the 1795 patterns for general clothing; they only have the shoe pattern, which was immediately forwarded to New York. Requests information as to when the patterns will be ready, hopefully before the exhibition.
December 14, 1798 My Superior Musket Patterns, Etc. Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams disputes the assertion that the Charleville muskets he delivered as patterns are inferior by two dollars to Mr. Ames' pattern. In fact, they are better by two dollars due to the superior workmanship of the lock and being better finished in other respects.
October 10, 1798 Charleville Muskets to Serve as Patterns Samuel Hodgdon John Kilty Hodgdon advises Kilty that he will be receiving six Charleville muskets to be used as patterns for the contractors at his post [Baltimore].
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.
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.
April 19, 1797 Patterns to be Sent to Cecil Furnace James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon Wooden patterns for casting six, nine, and twelve-pound shot should be made and delivered to Cecil Furnace in Maryland.
November 12, 1798 Some Pistols & Muskets Do Not Match the Patterns Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is a return of all the tools and utensils at the Armory. Mr. Ames thinks it important to inform Hodgdon and the Secretary of War that the pistols and muskets that have been delivered do not conform in every particular to the patterns.
August 1, 1794 Patterns for Casting Iron John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is to deliver to Tench Cox, Commissioner of the Revenue, two patterns for the casting of iron for both a thirty-two and and a twenty-four pounder, to be delivered to the bearer, Mr. Gitts.
May 2, 1794 Transmission of Patterns for Supplies Tench Coxe Henry Knox Requests transmission of standard patterns for muskets, bayonets, rifles, pistols, and other supplies. Refers to expense of gunpowder storage. The Secretary of the Treasury requests a description of all needs.
February 14, 1798 Patterns for Stools for Grape Shot Josiah Fox Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is asked to furnish Tench Francis with patterns for stools for grape shot for 12 and 24 pounders at his earliest convenience so they can be cast immediately.
August 8, 1794 Patterns for Casting Iron Wheels John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is directed to send to Tench Coxe, the Commissioner of the Revenue, the patterns for casting the iron wheels for the 32 and 24 pounder cannon carriages.
October 18, 1796 Patterns of Clothing Available for Potential Contractors Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is a copy of the estimate of clothing sent to the Secretary of the Treasury. Patterns for every article mentioned in the estimate should be ready for the inspection of persons who want to contract. If there are articles that are in store that may serve to replace those that are deficient, they should be sent to the office where, if approved, the Seal of the Office will be put on them.
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.
December 2, 1794 Patterns of Military Clothing for 1793-1795 John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of War wants Hodgdon to send to the War Office the patterns of military clothing for the troops of the United States for the years 1793, 1794, and 1795.
December 7, 1798 Concerning an order for musket stocks John Harris Samuel Hodgdon Mentions the necessity for an order of musket stocks and patterns from the Treasury Secretary and War Secretary.
September 10, 1798 Charleville Muskets to Serve as Patterns Oliver Wolcott, Jr. John Harris Harris is directed to forward to John Kilty, Supervisor of Revenue at Baltimore, the best six muskets of the Charleville model in the public stores to serve as patterns for small arms which residents of the State of Maryland have contracted to fabricate for the use of the United States. The muskets must be packed so as to shield them from injury and, if there is no vessel sailing soon from...
August 20, 1798 Details Surrounding Musket Manufacture Contract Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon Letter, discusses contract for manufacture of muskets. Directs issue of 3,000 musket stocks to Robert McCormick, arms contractor. Asks that the two best of the finished muskets, being made on the Charleville French model, be kept as patterns, with one to be returned to McCormick, one to be kept in the military stores.
October 20, 1794 Reports Contract for Iron Carriage Wheels; Requests Pattern Tench Coxe Henry Knox Reports contract for iron carriage wheels for cannons. Outlines delivery based on exhibition of pattern. Requests that contractor be furnished with the proper patterns, as the one previously sent is incorrect.
November 1, 1799 Patterns Stolen by Aron Brodie Who Is Now Being Carried to Prison David Ames Samuel Hodgdon Ames discusses the theft of arms from the factory and their recovery in the chest of Aron Brodie along with other articles taken from the works. Brodie is be escorted to prison by an officer and will be duly punished for his villainy.
October 13, 1798 Correspondence Related to Charlesville Musket Patterns Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon Wolcott expresses concern for promised Charlesville-pattern muskets. Refers to previous correspondence with Mchenry and with George Fleming, storekeeper at West Point. Fleming was disappointed in the inability to provide the right pattern, but believed that in 1793, 2000 patterns existed in Albany and 5000 at Springfield. Refers to correspondence with John Harris in Philadelphia and John Dexter...
November 14, 1799 Procuring a Large Iron Press of Suitable Construction David Ames Samuel Hodgdon Ames observes that a large iron press of suitable construction would be useful in punching locks and mounting and patterns might be cut with less trouble. Since it is very difficult to obtain good castings, Hodgdon is asked to procure one made after the pattern of Mr. MacCarmoth in Philadelphia. If it is constructed for strength and usefullness it can be sent it to New York or New Haven as soon...
November 4, 1800 Proposal for furnishing knapsacks, bayonet belts, bayonet scabbards, gunslings Jones & Kinsey Samuel Hodgdon Procurement proposal for accoutrements -- knapsacks, bayonet belts & scabbards, and gunslings.
September 20, 1798 Muskets for Patterns & Saltpeter from Hamburg Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon George Fleming has informed Wolcott that there no Charlesville muskets at West Point that might be used as patterns for contracts negotiated in Vermont. Hodgdon is directed to furnish six muskets as soon as possible to Nathaniel Brush, Supervisor of Revenue at Bennington, Vermont. Tench Francis has informed Wolcott that the saltpeter imported from Hamburg has been sold.