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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.
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."
March 4, 1793 Request for Cartridge Boxes John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Cartridge boxes requested by Sec. of War.
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.
May 26, 1799 Regarding Cartridge Box Order Jeremiah Wadsworth James McHenry Discusses order of cartridge boxes for 13th Regiment.
May 26, 1800 Regarding Shipment of Cartridge Boxes Daniel Wadsworth John Harris Appears to be consigning a number of cartridge boxes to be shipped to Harris.
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.
May 21, 1798 Articles for the Marines on Board the "Ganges" James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver the listed nine articles to Lieutenant Carmick for the Marines on board the war ship "Ganges" and for the ship's use, reams of musket cartridge paper and cannon cartridge paper.
December 5, 1800 Request for Issue of Cartridge Materials & Raw Minerals to Fort Jay, NY Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of cartridge materials and raw minerals to Fort Jay, NY.
August 18, 1797 Delivery of Cannon Cartridges James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver cannon cartridge paper to Fort Mifflin.
August 18, 1794 Mr. Tinsley's Cartridge Boxes Tench Coxe Samuel Hodgdon It appears that the cartridge boxes contracted for with [Samuel] Tinsley are less in the bore of the wood than the pattern calls for although Tinsley claims that the wood has by some means been changed.
October 21, 1799 Pattern for an Eight Inch Howitzer Cartridge. Captain Elliot Unknown Recipient The pattern is shown for an eight-inch howitzer cartridge. The length of the cartridge should be cut the way the flannel stretches least. Elliot recommends that a paper pattern should be cut from the flannel version since repeated cuttings will result in a smaller pattern as was the case with the six-pound one given before. .
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.
May 31, 1800 Concerning shipments of cartridge paper from London James McHenry Rufus King Writes that he does not know if the United States has received its shipments of cartridge paper from London. Adds that this is last day of duties as War Secretary.
June 24, 1800 Notification of the Sending of Final Shipment of Cartridge Boxes; Discussion of Account Jeremiah Wadsworth James McHenry Mentions that he has sent off the last shipment of cartridge boxes & belts he was employed to procure, as shown in an enclosed bill of lading [not included]. Discusses his account with the War Department.
March 13, 1798 Proving the Cannon at Your Furnace Samuel Hodgdon Mr. Hill Letter, advises re cannon powder & shot being sent for proving cannon.
February 1, 1793 Monthly Returns, Packets of Correspondence, Powder, Flints and Cartridge Paper Isaac Craig Henry Knox Discusses monthly returns. Flints not the proper size. Powder to be sent to Legionville. Cartridge paper is nearly expended.
August 8, 1794 Requests Information about Cartridge Orders and Drawings of Cannons Tench Coxe Henry Knox Seeks to know whether cartridge boxes bought from Mr. Tinsley should be part of the original requisition. Requests a drawing of the horwitz so Mr. Byars can make 10 more, as well as drawings of different cannons.
March 19, 1794 Cartridge Boxes, Etc. Thomas Holt Samuel Hodgdon Holt discusses a number of concerns relative to irons, carriages, buildings, and cartridge boxes.
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 24, 1800 Request for Issue of Cannon Cartridge Paper James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of two reams of cannon cartridge paper to Captain Joseph Elliott.
April 18, 1800 Request for Issue of Arms & Cartridge Boxes [not available] John Harris Directs issue of arms & cartridge boxes to Basil Wood; a note and return concerning the items, by Wood and his representative John Krips respectively, are appended.
July 19, 1794 Money for cartridge boxes Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue requests from Secretary Hamilton that the sum of $5000 be placed in the hands of Edward Carrington, Supervisor of Virginia, for the purpose of paying for 5000 cartridge boxes, agreeable to the contract made with John Tinsley of Columbia.