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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 6, 1793 Letter from the Secretary of War Henry Knox John Pratt The men intended for a rifle company are to be mustered accordingly. Mentions the Secretary of the Treasury.
August 4, 1798 Delivery of Rifle Coats James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver all rifle coats in store.
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.
January 13, 1791 Size of rifle barrels General Edward Hand Henry Knox Hand fixes the length of rifle barrels at 3 feet 3 & 1/2 inches.
July 27, 1794 100 Rifle Guns General Edward Hand Samuel Hodgdon Robert Beard has received 100 rifle guns put up in ten boxes which he is to deliver to Hodgdon within four days.
January 4, 1792 Authorization to Contract with Manufacturer for Rifles Henry Knox General Edward Hand Rifle manufacturers proposal received; discusses contract and penalties for rifle manufacture.
April 5, 1795 Pay My Wife for Dr. Brown's Rifle, Etc. Joseph Perkin Samuel Hodgdon Perkins asked if the money for Dr. Brown's rifle could be paid to his wife since she is in need of funds. He also needs a copy of the inventory of his tools since his has been lost. The drying of the stocks is almost complete so they will soon be ready.
May 2, 1792 A Gun for Chambers R.J. Vandenbrock William Knox Knox is directed to deliver to Joseph Chambers a gun, a flint, one pound of rifle powder, and a proportional quantity of ball. If Knox does not have excellent rifle powder, he is directed to procure it.
May 1, 1795 Rifle Powder for the Indians Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon It will be best to have the 2500 pounds of damaged powder now in the store made over again. As much as possible, the very best rifle powder should be available for presents or trade with the Indians.
February 14, 1794 Request for delivery of musket and rifle powder, lead and musket ball; on the transportation of clothing Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Requests that Hodgdon send one hundred barrels of best proof musket and rifle powder, lead and musket ball to Major General Wayne. Is apprehensive about the means of delivering the clothing.
August 17, 1797 Delivery of Coats James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver uniforms for Marines on the Frigates.
January 23, 1793 Account of John McChesney Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Payment of $16.66 to John McChesney private in Colonel Thompson's Rifle Regiment.
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.
January 19, 1798 Two Tents and a Rifle for the Indian Chiefs James McHenry John Harris "Pleased to deliver [to] Colonel Mentges for the Indian chiefs in this city two common tents [and] one rifle complete."
July 22, 1794 Goods to be Transported to Knoxville John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is directed to pack up and have transported to Governor [William] Blount at Knoxville various goods intended for him and for the Chickasaw Indians.
February 21, 1799 Reference to order of Secretary War to David Henley to deliver rifle to Bloody Fellow [not available] [not available] Certification to John Chisholm authorizing delivery of rifle by order of Secretary of War for $35.00. Stephen Hollis and Samuel Riley certify they saw David Henley deliver rifle to Bloody Fellow.
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.
July 7, 1794 Delivery of Powder Unknown Author Samuel Hodgdon Note, directs charge of powder to Colonel Biddle.
July 7, 1794 Delivery of Supplies Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Per request of Governor Mifflin, loan of military supplies for defense of frontier.
June 29, 1792 Deployment of Troops to Prevent Indian Incursions Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne discusses the deployment of some of his forces in order to prevent Indian incursions. Nothing of importance has occurred except the arrival of Gen. Wilkinson's wife and family and the presentation to Wayne of an Indian scalp taken by a detachment of the Pa. Rifle Corps.
April 30, 1795 Status of Powder Stores William Nickels Samuel Hodgdon Letter, informs on status of powder.
February 4, 1795 Return of Public Powder in the Magazine William Nickels [not available] Stores, return of public powder in the Magazine
June 22, 1798 Discusses the patriotism and zeal of American citizens James McHenry James Ross Alleges that southerners exhibit less patriotism and zeal; hints at partisan divisions. Mentions that General McPherson, head of five companies of infantry, is present. Discusses artillery and rifle companies.
January 30, 1787 Organization and Uniforms of the Elements of the Legionary Corps Henry Knox [not available] Knox describes the organization and uniforms of the Legionary Corps of the following elements; the Cavalry; the Artillery; Rifle or Light Troops (Rifle Corps); the Infantry.
August 16, 1793 Orders to Perish with his Whole Detachment James Wilkinson Anthony Wayne "To Captain (Howell or Thomas) Lewis (3rd Rifle Battalion, 3rd Sub Legion) I have committed the standards of the late 1st and 2nd Regiments with orders to perish with his whole detachment or deliver them to safety to your Excellecy's hands."