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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 19, 1799 Bill for Sundry Cannon Balls William Lane Samuel Hodgdon Lane provides a bill with the cost of the following: doubleheaded shot - 35 pounds (currency) per ton; cannister and grape - 37 pounds per ton; shells - about 35 pounds per ton.
February 3, 1784 Pay of Contractors Samuel Hodgdon Robert Morris Request for money to pay contractors for repairs to muskets
April 2, 1791 Return of Brass Ordnance and Implements George Fleming Henry Knox Captain Fleming's return of Brass Ordnance and implements, sent to the Honorable the Secretary of War by his order.
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.
May 29, 1799 Accounts include Errors Based on Translation of Pounds to Dollars Samuel Hodgdon Ebenezer Stevens Account of bills paid. Discovered error in statement from translating pounds and shillings into dollars. Reports having dined with Schaimerhorne and finding him extremely fine--polite, sensible, agreeable.
October 7, 1793 27 Pounds of Lead Henry Pratt Samuel Hodgdon [Partly illegible] Pratt has just received three hundred [?] lead [?]weighing 27 pounds that he wishes to dispose of.
May 17, 1799 Delivery of Saltpeter and Brimstone Tench Francis John Harris Harris is asked to deliver to Philip Geisinger three hundred pounds of saltpeter and five hundred pounds of brimstone [sulphur] and a like quantity of each to Lawrence Jacoby, taking receipts from both men.
May 24, 1800 Request to deliver fifty pounds of shot for the use of the infantry [not available] John Harris Request to deliver to Captain Joseph Elliott 250 pounds of shot for use of infantry near Shuylkill.
December 6, 1794 Send Us Grape Shot! Levi Hollingsworth Samuel Hodgdon Hollingsworth demands that Hodgdon send him 120 pounds of shot and two pounds of grape shot. The bearer should be given an order for delivery and where they may send for them.
July 12, 1800 Request for Purchase of Medicine for Sick at Harper's Ferry Samuel Hodgdon Israel Whelen Directs purchase of medicine and food supplies for the sick at Harper's Ferry, VA.
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.
August 31, 1796 Abstract of Provisions Issued at the Post at Lormies to Sundry Detachment of the Army John Whistler [not available] Abstract of provisions issued at the post at Lormies to Sundry detachment of the army of the United States Major general Anthony Wayne Commanding agreeable to the acts of Congress passed March 3, 1795. Includes rations, whiskey, flour, beef, candles, soap, salt.
July 25, 1791 Abstract of pay and rations Joseph Howell Henry Knox Abstract of pay and rations for the men employed as scouts in Lincoln County, Kentucky. The individuals will be paid in Virginia currency (denominated in pounds, not dollars). This is curious given the Constitution's ban on bills of credit emitted by the states.
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.
August 6, 1797 Estimated Cost for Making Various Stores Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry A ledger-like estimate for making stores, primarily ordnance.
May 7, 1800 Request for Issue of Powder for Proving Cannon at Lane & Salter's Furnace James McHenry John Harris McHenry requests that Harris deliver 200 pounds of cannon powder for the purpose of testing the guns cast at the Lane and Salters (?) furnace.
February 12, 1789 [Estimate of Expenses for the Treaty with the Cherokees agreed to February 12, 1789.] Unknown Author Unknown Recipient List of items and their estimated values for a treaty with the Cherokee Nation.
January 13, 1786 Regarding the Valuation of a Public Building George Ingels Samuel Hodgdon Regarding the valuation of the public building at Campington.
November 18, 1796 Delivery of Munitions James McHenry John Harris Directs delivery of paper cartridges to hold sixteen pounds of cannon powder.
December 27, 1794 Report respecting frigate construction Henry Knox Congress of the United States Report on the progress of constructing the Frigates authorized by Congress by the Act to Provide a Naval Armament.
March 20, 1787 Hiring a Cooper to Make Casks William Price Henry Knox Price has found a cooper who is well recommended and will work at West Point on the following terms: pay to be either 5 pounds 10 shillings per month and half rations or 16 pence per casks and half rations. Price cannot estimate the total amount this will cost because the number of casks needed is unknown. They may need a cooper in the summer as well, so Price thinks it best to pay him the...
March 26, 1789 Payment for Arms Cleaned and Repaired William Price Henry Knox Following instructions from Knox from June 1788, Price delivered 500 stands of Hessian arms to James Morrow for repair. Morrow has completed the work and is owed 93 pounds 15 shillings. Per that same letter, Price paid Morrow the equivalent of 86 pounds 4 shillings in old arms, old iron, and blankets, which leaves the balance due Morrow 7 pounds 11 shillings. There are four hundred more damaged...
July 5, 1794 Sail cloth manufactured in Boston Benjamin Lincoln Alexander Hamilton Letter to the Secretary of Treasury stating that the sail cloth manufactured in Boston is to be preferred imported sail cloth from Europe. The writer states that Boston manufactured cloth is less liable to mildew, owing to the sizing which in America is made from animal substances and not as is common in Europe from vegetables.
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.
September 12, 1790 Breck discusses maritime issues with Knox Samuel Breck Henry Knox Letter, discusses dependence on foreign sail manufacture; describes Boston sail manufacturer; describes level of production and resources.