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March 9, 1793 Estimate of Money wanted for supplies for Georgia Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate of money wanting for furnishing the listed military supplies ordered to the state of Georgia.
June 30, 1792 Note from the War Office ordering powder horns and levies' clothing to be forwarded to Pittsburg and wagons to Trenton [not available] [not available] War Office document directs 200 powder horns and bullet pouches and all the levy clothing in store to go on to Fort Pitt, and 2 four horse wagons to be hired to go to Trenton New Jersey, then to New Brunswick New Jersey if they should not meet the troops before, for Captain Phelan's detachment on the march to Fort Pitt.
December 5, 1800 Request for Issue of Assorted Military Supplies to Forts Wolcott & Adams Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of powder horns, sewing materials, antimony, and lead to Forts Wolcott and Adams at Newport, RI.
May 15, 1793 Estimate of money wanting in the Military Stores Department Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate of monies wanted in the military stores department to pay the listed accounts
April 29, 1793 State of Affairs with the Indians Henry Knox Governor Edward Telfair Knox reports to Governor Telfair that Governor Blount, southwest territorial governor and superintendent of Indian Affairs southern department, is also alarmed at the state of affairs with the Indians and has set out for Philadelphia. Knox mentions some general principles from the President of United States General George Washington, to be transmitted separately. These are to be applied in...
June 30, 1791 Troops & Supplies for the Expedition Henry Knox Major General Richard Butler Knox reports on the progress of sundry battalions and the availability of supplies, equipage, and provisions for the expedition against the Western Indians.
March 3, 1799 Invoice of cannon implements at the Garrison in Portland. Amos Stoddard [not available] Inventory includes cannon, ammunition, and powder. Signed by Captain Amos Stoddard of 2d Regiment of Artillery and Engineers.
March 9, 1793 Transportation of Arms Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Directs arms & accoutrements for Georgia magazine; directs cleaning muskets & bayonets. States muskets should not come from Charlottesville manufacturer.
April 12, 1797 Request for Cannon Powder James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon Requests cannon powder to Mud Island.
March 3, 1799 Invoice of cannon implements at Portland Maine Amos Stoddard [not available] Inventory includes cannon, artillery equipment, ammunition and powder. Signed by Captain Amos Stoddard of 2nd Regiment of Artillery and Engineers.
January 15, 1798 Delivery of Gun Powder James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver gun powder to Hodgdon.
February 4, 1792 Care of Powder Henry Knox Isaac Craig Notification of powder delivery, advised extreme care of delivery. Advised putting powder in flannel or canvas bags.
July 20, 1797 Modes of Proofing Powder Joseph Miller Samuel Hodgdon The requested powder has been ready for some time. As soon as Miller's team returns from Jersey the powder will be delivered. It is fine powder that must be proved. Miller will not make common powder for Hodgdon until some other mode has been found to prove it.
December 21, 1795 Replacing defective powder Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon Pickering provides Hodgdon with a piece of General Wayne's letter informing him that the powder given to the army is defective and must be replaced. However, transporting new powder might not be feasible until next Spring. Thus, if before that time the opportunity arises, the powder should be sent to Pittsburgh and the powder quality tested.
September 3, 1784 Regarding Powder Stores & Orders for Airing & Salvaging Damaged Powder William Price Samuel Hodgdon Discusses the state of powder stores, and comments that the damaged powder at Fort Clinton cannot be aired out in the current season. Refers to orders from Knox for airing and rotation of powder between casks.
June 3, 1796 Reports Examination of Powder Thomas Holt Samuel Hodgdon Reports examination of musket cartridges, many of which are damaged. Powder is often too wet. Compares musket powder with cannon powder. Suggests putting all powder away in barrels. Requests direction as soon as possible.
April 30, 1795 Status of Powder Stores William Nickels Samuel Hodgdon Letter, informs on status of powder.
August 3, 1799 Statement of Differences Between Major Rivardi's Returns of Military and Quartermaster's Stores Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Seeks to compare balances of stores and charges between Rivaldi and McNiff, 1797-1798, and returns 1798-1799. Includes list of damaged items.
December 7, 1797 Estiamte for Supplies to the Marines Samuel Hodgdon Josiah Fox Estimate for supplies to the Marines, sent to Josiah Fox.
February 15, 1792 Casks of Powder John Stagg William Knox The Secretary of War directs Knox to respond to the request of Col. Thomas Proctor and furnish him the number of quarter casks of powder that he requires.
March 2, 1795 Account for Powder Received Unknown Author Unknown Recipient Letter, discusses powder received in March 1796.
February 4, 1793 Request to Forward Powder to Pittsburg John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of War approves decision to send powder to Pittsburgh; 17 half barrels of rifle powder and 3 half barrels of musket powder.
February 2, 1793 Shipment of Powder Henry Knox Isaac Craig Quantity of powder to be shipped immediately. Make return of quantity confirmed.
December 3, 1800 Request for Issue of Ammunition & Cartridge Supplies to Fort Trumbull Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of supplies to Fort Trumbull, CT, including: ammunition & cartridge materials, raw minerals, and slowmatch.
March 31, 1794 Musket & Rifle Powder John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Sixty barrels of musket powder and forty barrels of rifle powder forwarded to Pittsburgh are to be considered part of the estimate of the ordnance of the present year.