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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
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.
February 25, 1799 Requests Rolled Iron for Springfield Public Works; Reports Insufficient Shipment to Col. Stevens Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Col. Joseph Williams requests rolled iron for public works in Springfield. Hodgdon requests the iron to be stored at public store in Philadelphia until transportation can be provided to Springfield. Col. Stevens has received his muskets and flints from Mr. Watson, although his requested order of arms, worms, and priming wires are insufficient in number. The muskets are not in proper order.
January 31, 1800 Request for Issue of Cannon Implements & Ammunition for Proving a Cannon Barrel James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of various ammunition & cannon implements for testing a three-pounder cannon at Foxall's Furnace.
May 16, 1798 List of military stores wanting for the Frigate United States [not available] [not available] Contains a list of military stores wanting for the frigate USS United States, part on hand, part fabricating, and remainder to be procured. Includes ammunition, cutlasses, boarding pikes.
March 26, 1798 Estimate of Military Stores for a 22 Gun Ship of War Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Estimate of military stores for a ship of war carrying 22 guns, based on the usual allowance.
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.
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.
June 7, 1798 12 Pound Shot & Priming Wire for the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver 12 pound shot and priming wire to John Bess, gunner of the frigate "United States."
[not available] Invoice of Stores Sent to the Militia [not available] [not available] Invoice of clothing, arms, accoutrements, camp equipment, ammunition, etc. sent from Philadelphia for the use of the militia in 1794.
April 22, 1799 Desires to Rectify Accounts for Arms Samuel Hodgdon Ebenezer Stevens Refers to previous accounts of muskets, cases, gunworms, and proving wires received from James & Ebenezer Watson. Expresses concern that one record does not match up the other; anxious to rectify accounts. Seeks advice on a reputable boarding house in York run by Mrs. Montgomery.
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.
April 26, 1799 Inspection of Castings for John J. Faesch; Rectify Accounts for Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon John Steele Plans to go to Elizabeth Town and New York city to inspect the castings of John J. Faesch. Requests extract of contract and any other documents for the examination. Received receipts for Ebenezer Stevens's muskets and notes that Stevens found deficient accounts for muskets, gunworm, cases, brushes, and wires.
August 6, 1793 Articles Received Nicholas Hannah Samuel Hodgdon Capt. Hannah confirms receipt of a number of articles by way of the sloop "Thomas & Sally", Thomas Stitchel, Master.
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.
September 18, 1798 Missing Stores Nathaniel Leonard Samuel Hodgdon Notes discrepancy between invoice and items received. Missing items listed. Mentioned that if items were lost by the boatman that transported them he is responsible.
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.
January 18, 1798 Articles Intended for the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver to Lieutenant John Mullowney for the frigate "United States" the following items: paper cartridges, a powder horn, bit and priming wire, a rammer and sponge, a worm and ladle proper for 24 pounders, cannon powder, and sticks of portfires.
May 2, 1785 [Return of military stores deposited in Rhode Island under the care of Josiah Flagg] Josiah Flagg [not available] Return of military stores deposited under Josiah Flagg.
March 8, 1798 Articles Needed for Proving the Guns of the "United States" James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver to Lieutenant Mullowney the following articles needed to prove the guns of the frigate "United States": cannon powder, powder for priming, paper cartridges, shot for 24 pounders, sticks of port fire.
December 12, 1800 Request for Issue of Arms & Accoutrements for Philadelphia Recruiter Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of arms & accoutrements for use by recruiter in the city of Philadelphia.
December 12, 1800 Request for Issue of Military Articles for Use in Recruiting at Carlisle Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of clothing, equipment, & musical instruments for the use of the recruiting service at Carlisle.
July 2, 1798 Articles Wanted for Macpherson's Blues. [not available] John Harris Directs issue of weapons, instruments, and cannon implements to the unit MacPherson's Blues (7/2/1798); a return for the same is included.
January 18, 1798 Accoutrements for the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver the following to Lieutenant John Mullowny for the frigate "United States": paper cartridges, a powder-horn, bit and priming wire, a rammer and sponge, a worm and ladle proper for 24 pounders, cannon powder, and sticks of portfire.
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.
April 24, 1800 Request for Issue of Artillery Materials to Major Lewis Tousard James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of cannon, with carriages, implements, and ammunition, to Maj. Lewis Tousard.