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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
December 3, 1800 Purchase and Delivery of Supplies for Fort Sumner Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, directs purchase and delivery of supplies for Fort Sumner at Portland Massachusetts [Maine].
December 4, 1800 Purchase of Supplies for Fort Independence on Castle Island near Boston, Massachusetts Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, directs purchase of supplies for Fort Independence on Castle Island near Boston, Massachusetts.
November 27, 1800 Request for Issue of Assorted Military Stores, Tools & Materials to Fort Mifflin Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of assorted items for Fort Mifflin, including cannon ammunition, materials for portfires & rockets, components for barrels and sponges, artillery implements, compasses, tools, a "fuze machine," camp equipment, gunpowder components, raw minerals & metals, rope, etc.
November 27, 1800 Request for Issue of Assorted Military Stores, Tools & Materials to Fort Johnson, SC Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of various military stores to Fort Johnson and its subsidiaries in South Carolina, including cannon ammunition, barrels, cannon implements, tools, camp equipment, cloth, sieves, hand bellows, hides, raw minerals & metals, rope, etc.
December 2, 1800 Supplies for Fort Norfolk Virginia Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, directs purchase sundry supplies for use of the garrison at Fort Norfolk, Virginia.
December 2, 1800 Request for Issue of Assorted Military Supplies & Tools to Fort Norfolk, Virginia Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of assorted military supplies to Fort Norfolk, Virginia.
November 28, 1800 Request for Issue of Assorted Military Stores, Tools & Materials to Fort Johnson, NC Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of various military supplies to Fort Johnson, North Carolina, including including cannon ammunition, barrels, cannon implements, tools, camp equipment, cloth, sieves, hand bellows, hides, raw minerals & metals, rope, etc.
June 14, 1794 Discussion of Construction & Dimensions of Warships Josiah Fox Captain Thomas Truxtun Letter, discusses mould loft for ships of war; describes dimensions of 44 gun frigate.
November 27, 1800 Supplies for the Use of Garrison at Fort Mifflin on Mud Island Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, directs procurement of supplies for Fort Mifflin.
July 25, 1798 Delivery of Portfires James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver portfires to Capt. George Taylor.
March 13, 1798 Request for Issue of Powder and Saltpeter to Be Manufactured into Portfires James McHenry John Harris Directs that rifle powder and saltpeter for manufacture of portfire.
March 22, 1798 Request for Issue of Materials for Cannon Test James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of portfire fuse and cartridge paper, to be used in the proving of a cannon.
February 21, 1797 Regarding the use of the blacksmith shop, mould loft and delivery of iron works to Portsmouth New Hampshire ship yard [not available] Jacob Sheafe Captain Thompson should have use of blacksmith shop at Portsmouth Navy Yard, along with the mould loft. Sheaffe is also requested to bring the iron work at Portsmouth to the navy yard.
November 18, 1800 Request for Purchase of Assorted Laboratory Supplies Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Directs purchase of laboratory stores & implements for use by the "reserved Corps on the Ohio." These are to be used for the making of portfires, rockets, quick-match, sponges, and barrels.
1798 Estimate of Military Stores for 16-gun Warship [not available] [not available] Estimate of military stores for a warship carrying sixteen 6 pound cannon.
March 26, 1798 Estimate of Military Stores for a 20 Gun Ship of War Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Estimate of military stores for a Ship of War with twenty 9 pound guns, based on the usual allowance.
December 5, 1800 Request for Issue of Assorted Military Supplies & Tools for Forts Wolcott and Adams Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Directs purchase of artillery implements & supplies, barrels, compasses, tools, a "fuze machine," camp supplies, lanterns, sieves, a mortar and pestle, rocket, portfire and bullet molds, raw minerals and metal, "three hundred pounds of junk," oil, paper, and rope for Forts Wolcott & Adams at Newport, RI. Urges that the supplies be obtained at or near Newport, if possible, and gives receipt...
May 18, 1796 Discussion of Frigate Timber & Proposed Closing of Navy Yard Foreman Cheeseman Josiah Fox Letter, discusses timber for Frigates; discusses timber for futtocks & floors; discusses closing Naval yard.
December 2, 1800 Supplies for Fort Johnson and Dependencies in South Carolina and Georgia Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Letter, directs procurement of supplies for Fort Johnson and dependencies in South Carolina and Georgia.
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.
July 28, 1797 Ordnance & Military Stores to be Transported to Fort Massac James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon McHenry lists the ordnance and military stores that should be forwarded from Fort Mifflin, Philadelphia, and Carlisle, to Major Craig at Pittsburgh and from there to Fort Massac
November 24, 1800 Delivery of powder Samuel Dexter Samuel Hodgdon This letter authorizes Hodgdon to provide Lieutenant Colonel Tousard the necessary powder and materials for testing cannon from Cecil Furnace.
May 25, 1798 Proving the Nine Pounders for the Ship "Delaware" James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver, via Mr. Humphreys' office at Southwark, to Captain Decatur for proving the nine pounders for the warship "Delaware": a barrel of powder, wads, sticks of portfire, rammer, sponge, ladle and worm, shot, searcher with its ring, and a priming wire.
June 29, 1797 Discussion of Cannon for Algerian Frigate Josiah Fox Samuel Hodgdon Letter, discusses guns for Algerian Frigate.
April 18, 1795 Measuring the size of the kentledge mold Joshua Humphreys Timothy Pickering Humphreys had not registered the size of the first mold for the kentledge; he went back to the stores and took their dimensions.