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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
May 4, 1792 Requests Support for Firearms Experiment Joseph G Chambers Henry Knox Letter, discusses rounds of cartridges; asks more guns ordered. Chambers proposes a firearms experiment whereby 60 rounds are fired in 3 minutes time.
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 12, 1799 Delivery of Grape Shot, Charged to the Navy James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver to the order of the Secretary of the Navy as many grape shot as are needed to make 700 rounds for 18-pounders and 250 rounds for 12-pounders. Harris must assess their weight and charge them to the Navy Department.
July 25, 1794 Cannon Mounted in Seacoast Fortifications Henry Knox [not available] Return of the Cannon to be mounted in the fortifications on the seacoast of the respective states agreeably to law and the quantity of ammunition to be issued by the superintendent of military stores as a supply to each. Listed by port with remarks.
March 13, 1798 Proving the Cannon at Your Furnace Samuel Hodgdon Mr. Hill Letter, advises re cannon powder & shot being sent for proving cannon.
April 29, 1794 Ordnance in South Carolina John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is a return of all the ordnance within South Carolina from Governor [William] Moultrie. Hodgdon is directed to ship to Charleston powder and ball so as to complete 100 rounds of ammunition for their 24, 18, and 12 pounders.
June 1, 1798 Articles to Captain Decatur for the Ship of War "Delaware" James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver the listed articles to the order of Captain Decatur of the ship of war "Delaware."
April 1798 List of Military Stores for the Frigate Constitution War Department [not available] List of Military Stores intended for the frigate Constitution.
August 7, 1794 Supplies for West Point Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Guns and ammunition to be transported for the fortification of West Point.
May 8, 1794 Cartridges for Voorhees' Detachment John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is directed to ship on board of Capt. Shelly for Ensign Voorhees's detachment musket powder ball and paper to furnish each man with one hundred rounds of cartridges and also a suitable proportion of flints.
July 11, 1797 Regarding Frigate Ammunition Josiah Fox Tench Francis Letter, discusses ammunition for frigate.
August 23, 1791 Request for More Cartridges Patrick Phelon Samuel Hodgdon Captain Patrick Phelon reports all men accounted for, but box of ammunition did not contain amount expected. Requests that Col Hodgdon send ammunition on next provision boat.
June 20, 1797 Arms and Ammunition to Captain Bright James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver for public use twelve stand of arms with cartouche boxes and twelve rounds of ammunition per musket to Captain Bright, Commander of the Revenue Cutter, "Virginia."
August 11, 1797 Discussion of Armaments for Frigate & Naval Personnel John Harris Josiah Fox Letter, discusses Frigate armaments; discusses ball shot; discusses muskets & pistols.
April 2, 1799 List of Articles for the Generals Family. Unknown Author [not available] List of articles put in the wagon on April 2nd for General McPherson's family.
September 6, 1798 Sundry Supply Matters Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon informs McHenry of a number of supply matters that should be of interest.
July 7, 1798 Sundry Ordnance & Military Supplies at Portland Samuel Hodgdon Lemuel Wicks Hodgdon discusses sundry ordnance and military supplies at Portland including the possible confusion of a 24 pounder for a 32 pounder.
1798 Articles Wanted for the Frigate "Constellation" Unknown Author [not available] A list of materials needed for the Frigate "Constellation."
June 10, 1797 James McHenry forwarding letter concerning orders to Isaac Guion James McHenry Isaac Guion McHenry forwards to Guion letters written 9th and 10th of June to General Wilkinson, presumably concerning Guion's deployment to make the rounds of posts in territory claimed by both Indians and Spanish. Advises Guion on drawing funds to pay troops and purchase fortification materials.
November 14, 1793 Request for Sending of Arms, Accoutrements, Ammunition & Clothing for Recruits Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Directs that arms, ammunition, accoutrements, & clothing be sent to a man in Lancaster, with an equal amount to go to Carlisle [presumably Pennsylvania in both cases]. These are intended for the recruits now marching to those places.
July 1, 1795 Gunpowder Stores William Nickels Samuel Hodgdon Stores, discusses stores of gunpowder and ammunition.
June 29, 1793 Fourth of July Celebration Powder John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon In the enclosed letter Thomas Proctor has been instructed by the Governor of Pennsylvania to provide an estimate of the powder needed for the coming 4th of July celebration. The order should be granted to Capt. Jeremiah Fisher of the State Artillery. Stagg sends the letter to Hodgdon with instructions from the Secretary of War that the requested powder be provided.
January 18, 1793 Peace Mission of Cornplanter, Supplies & Artillery Needed at Legionville Anthony Wayne Henry Knox The Cornplanter's peace message should be laid before Congress as soon as possible as he and his nephew are on their way to Philadelphia. Various items are needed at Legionville including a complete Theodolite, a four pole chain, and sixteen howitzers.
April 11, 1794 Howitzers for General Robertson at Nashville Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is ordered to have six 3 & 1/2 inch iron howitzers, with ammunition for 100 rounds for each piece including 25 grape or case shot, transported to Fort Pitt and then sent down the Ohio to General Robertson at Nashville.
May 30, 1798 Request for Issue of Stores to New Frigate, United States James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of vast amount of stores to outfit the new frigate United States.