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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 13, 1798 Proving the Cannon at Your Furnace Samuel Hodgdon Mr. Hill Letter, advises re cannon powder & shot being sent for proving cannon.
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.
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.
September 29, 1800 Delivery of Powder for Proving Cannon Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs delivery of powder for proving cannon.
June 5, 1797 Delivery of Supplies for Proving Cannon James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver cannon powder and balls for proving cannon to Cecil Furnace of Maryland.
November 24, 1800 Delivery of Powder for Proving Cannon Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs delivery of powder for proving cannon.
June 9, 1797 Delivery of Supplies for Proving Cannon James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver items for proving cannon to Cecil Furnace in Maryland.
[not available] On Proving Cannon James McHenry [not available] Discusses an officer who has much experience in proving cannon.
March 15, 1799 Request for Issue of Cannon, Cannon Implements, & Artillerists' Accoutrements James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of cannon & cannon implements, as well as gunners' accoutrements.
February 15, 1798 Request for issue of Powder & Shot for Use in Cannon Trials James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of powder and shot for purpose of testing cannon.
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.
March 29, 1797 List of Items for Cannon Casting James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver materials to Mr. Francis for cannon casting.
December 27, 1800 Outlines Cannon Contract [not available] [not available] Text of paragraph in cannon contracts regarding expenses and accounts.
February 21, 1792 The Cannon John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon William Knox will receive the cannon.
November 12, 1800 Regarding inefficient cannon Samuel Dexter Lewis Tousard The Secretary at War directs Lieutenant Colonel Lewis Tousard to consult Captain Elliot regarding the serviceability of designated cannon. Mentions defects in the cannon as greater than those stated to be tolerated by the contract.
April 12, 1797 Request for Cannon Powder James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon Requests cannon powder to Mud Island.
September 15, 1798 Inquiry on Cannon Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon Letter, inquires on status of cannon.
March 2, 1797 Request for Delivery of Cannon Materiel for Inauguration Day Usage James McHenry John Harris Directs delivery of cannon materiel for use on inauguration day, 1797.
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.
August 18, 1797 Delivery of Cannon Cartridges James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver cannon cartridge paper to Fort Mifflin.
April 28, 1800 Request for Ammunition & Cannon Implements for Proving Cannon at Foxall's Furnaces James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of powder, cartridges, and cannon implements to Maj. Lewis Tousard, for use in proving a cannon at Foxall's Furnace.
March 24, 1800 Request for Issue of Powder & Portfires for Cannon Testing at Cecil Furnace [not available] John Harris Directs issue of cannon powder & portfires for use in proving a cannon at Cecil Furnace.
June 9, 1792 Supply of Cannon and Shot John Stagg Isaac Craig Cannon and shot proved by Colonel Proctor, it will be sent forward and more will follow once it has been proved.