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September 26, 1795 Receipt for Cargo of Pigs & Lead Samuel Hodgdon Ebenezer Breed Hodgdon acknowledges receipt from Ebenezer Breed, via Captain Daggot's sloop "Heziah", 131 pigs and 3,196 bars of lead. Together this cargo weighs 15 tons, 704 pounds.
November 14, 1791 Return of stores forwarded to Pittsburg. [not available] [not available] Return of military clothing and equipment forwarded to Pittsburg, to include woolen overalls, shoes, shirts, lead in pigs, drums, drum cases, drum carriages, drum sticks, medicine chest.
June 15, 1795 Weekly return of men employed at the New York naval yard; inspection of the iron pigs and shot Captain Silas Talbot Timothy Pickering Weekly return for the men employed at the naval yard and the wages paid to them; Talbot weighs the iron pigs and shot. Talbot suggests that while the dimensions of the shot need to be precise, even the ill-shaped pigs may be able to serve their purpose.
July 24, 1797 Manifest of sundries shipped by Samuel and Joseph Sterret, Naval Agents for Baltimore James McHenry [not available] Manifest of sundries shipped by Samuel and Joseph Sterret, Naval Agents for Baltimore on board the ship Mount Vernon, William Stokes master, bound for Baltimore for frigate Constellation. Manifest certified by Secretary of War.
February 1, 1793 Money Needed on Western Territory Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate of the sum necessary to procure the listed stores wanted for the Army and Laboratory on the Western Frontier
November 30, 1796 Delivery of Lead for Ammunition James McHenry John Harris Letter, directs delivery of lead for balls to prove new gun barrels.
July 11, 1797 Pig Lead Instead of Sheet Lead for the "Constellation" James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon should send five tons of pig lead in lieu of five tons of sheet lead to Baltimore for the frigate "Constellation."
November 24, 1791 Transport of Goods and Bookkeeping Isaac Craig William Knox Detailed account of items included on books, despite omissions on invoices and receipts. Updates on goods transported between head quarters, Fort Washington, and Pittsburgh.
September 26, 1795 Difference between the Amount Counted & the Bills of Lading John Harris Samuel Hodgdon The lead transported on board Captain Gardner's sloop "Pomona" and Captain Daggot's sloop "Heziah" is received. The pigs and bars have been weighed and counted and there appears to be a significant difference between the amount counted and the amount shown on the bill of lading. The bill of lading for each vessel is shown.
November 10, 1791 Accuracy of Records William Knox Isaac Craig Omission of goods from some invoices and receipts but books of Knox's office contain accurate records. Knox attributes mistakes to the amount of work he is currently engaged in. Tracks invoices and other bookkeeping.
April 22, 1795 Confirming receipt of Pickering's letter of April 17th; requesting detailed information on how to examine the kentledge; Captain Silas Talbot Timothy Pickering Confirming receipt of Pickering's letter of April 17th; requesting detailed information on how to examine the kentledge, particularly with regard to number and quantity of pigs.
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.
August 1, 1800 Merchandise Arrived Edward Wright John Harris Notification that merchandise listed on enclosed invoice arrived, excepting kegs of powder. Request to dispose of Negro woman and her children. Account information on Colonel Hawkins.
May 23, 1793 Quantity of Lead John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of the Treasury has been requested to purchase a quantity of lead for public service. The Secretary of War wants Hodgdon to receive in store, from time to time, such quantities of lead as shall be delivered to him by Tench Francis.
August 16, 1786 Lead to be replaced at Carlisle Major General Richard Butler Samuel Hodgdon Letter to the Commissary Military Stores, relating to lead, ball, and cartridges.
October 9, 1800 Delivery of Lead for U.S. Laboratory on Schuylkill Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs delivery of lead for U.S. Laboratory on Schuylkill, agreeably to request from Joseph Elliott.
July 11, 1797 Pig Lead for the Frigate "Constellation" James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is asked to take order for five tons of pig lead, in lieu of the five tons of sheet lead heretofore ordered, for the use of the Frigate "Constellation" at Baltimore.
November 15, 1800 Letter from the Secretary of War on casting of lead into shot Samuel Dexter Benjamin Lincoln Dexter discusses funding for casting lead into shot.
September 4, 1795 Bill of Lading for Lead on Board Two Vessels Ebenezer Breed Samuel Hodgdon Due to an error there is one load of lead more than Breed was charged. The fact that the lead was loaded on board two vessels instead of one affects the bills of lading but both vessels will still arrive together which means they can be unloaded at the same time.
March 19, 1799 Request for Issue of Powder & Lead for Proving Gun Barrels James McHenry John Harris Delivery of powder and lead for proving of gun barrels.
May 9, 1799 Request for Issue of Powder for Proving Gun Barrels James McHenry John Harris Directs delivery of powder and lead for proving gun barrels.
May 21, 1800 Request for Issue of Shovels & Lead for Use at Schuylkill Laboratory James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of shovels and lead for use at the new laboratory under construction near Schuylkill.
December 14, 1799 Request for Issue of Powder & Lead for Proving Gun Barrels James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of powder & lead for proving gun barrels.
November 22, 1796 Order to Deliver Lead Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Order to deliver lead to to Purveyor of public stores, cost to be charged to Secretary of State
March 3, 1800 Request for Issue of Powder & Lead for Proving Gun Barrels James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of powder & lead for proving gun barrels.