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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
August 14, 1797 Delivery of Shells James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver shells and supplies.
April 20, 1798 Forwarding Twelve-Pounders & Shells to Philadelphia Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon recommends that recently forged twelve-pounders and shells be brought to Philadelphia immediately.
February 23, 1798 Rates & Availability of Shot & Shells Samuel Hodgdon John Wilkins, Jr. Letter, asks for rates & availablity of shot and shells; discusses shipping shot and shells.
September 25, 1799 Letter directing delivery of eight-inch shells to Pittsburgh to make up load Samuel Hodgdon Mr. Bass Letter, directs delivery of perfect eight-inch shells to Pittsburgh to make up load.
August 18, 1791 Stores Ordered Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Stores ordered, 5 1/2 shells to arrive shortly but won't be ready for campaign.
September 25, 1799 Letter directing delivery of eight-inch shells to Pittsburgh to make up load Samuel Hodgdon Mr. Bass Letter, directs delivery of perfect eight-inch shells to Pittsburgh to make up load.
September 25, 1799 Request for Issue of 8-Inch Shells for Pittsburgh Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs delivery to John Connahy, twenty eight inch shells to make up his load for Pittsburgh.
July 14, 1798 Prices for shot and shells John Godfrey Samuel Hodgdon Discusses prices for shot and shells.
November 9, 1792 Useless Shot and Shells; Construction for Wintering; Fort Washington Isaac Craig Henry Knox Return of shot and shells. A number are useless; vents were improperly bored. Reports on construction near Log Town. Mentions Lieutenant Lee and Dragoons setting off for Fort Washington.
April 13, 1790 Investigation into Cannons, Shot, and Shells Henry Knox William Finnie Investigation into cannons, shot, and shells at various locations to be brought to Knox. Compensation to follow.
October 12, 1792 Invoice of Stores, Shot and Shells, Captain Crawford's Receipt Isaac Craig Henry Knox Encloses invoice of stores, part of which is shot and shell from Chamber's furnace. Vents of shells not yet bored. Captain Crawford's receipt for $200 enclosed.
April 17, 1799 Constructing Shells for Mortars & Howitzers, Etc. George Fleming Samuel Hodgdon In addition to alerting Hodgdon to a certificate in the amount of $2728.98 that will be presented by Mr. Cranch, Fleming discusses in detail the construction of shells for mortars and howitzers.
May 3, 1784 Case of shot and shells Samuel Hodgdon Thomas Mifflin Requests orders from Congress regarding the case of shot and shells seized from a furnace by a "public creditor."
May 28, 1794 Shells for Mortars John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is directed to forward to Fort Mifflin fifty shells for each of the ten-inch mortars directed to be sent there, including everything necessary for fitting them for service.
June 14, 1798 Shot, Shells, & Ballast Called Kentledge Samuel Hodgdon Samuel Wilson Hodgdon expresses regret that the shot and shells remain at Wilson's furnace since they are needed for immediate use. New contracts for shot and Kentledge are soon to be negotiated.
May 5, 1800 Establishing a National Foundry for Casting Cannon, Shot, and Shells John Adams James McHenry Grants McHenry and Stoddert permission to establish a National Foundry for casting cannon, shot, and shells.
February 28, 1799 Certification of payments; Henry Glen for storing shells, cannon balls in town of Schenectady, New York William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $13.19 to Henry Glen for storing shells, cannon balls in town of Schenectady, New York.
March 30, 1798 Shot & Shells of All Sizes Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon notes that shot and shells of all sizes and in any quantity can be found in the vicinity of Pittsburgh.
February 9, 1793 Suggestions for Repairing Howitzers Henry Knox Anthony Wayne Knox makes suggestions as to how to repair the defective howitzers because it is too costly to replace them.
March 30, 1797 Cannon Ball and Shells for the Dey of Algiers James McHenry John Harris Harris is ordered to deliver to Tench Francis, the Purveyor, as many of the cannon balls and shells as Francis thinks will be needed to supply the Dey of Algiers.
November 15, 1796 Transforming Infantry Clothing into Artillery Clothing, Etc. John Harris Samuel Hodgdon Articles of infantry clothing can be appropriated to make up the deficiency in artillery clothing in Colonel Rochefontaine's return if the buttons are changed. They are in the hands of the Contractor and should be ready soon. The other articles required are in the stores including: drums, wooden shells, brass shells, sets of heads, receipt books, and stationery.
July 23, 1798 Transport and Delivery of Stores Daniel Morel Samuel Hodgdon Mentions shot sent with the teamster and price for hauling shot, balls, and shells.
January 3, 1784 Debts Due to Ironmasters Samuel Hodgdon Robert Morris Discusses the possibility of discharging the debts due to ironmasters by allowing the ironmasters holding public stores of shot and shells to sell a portion of the shot and shells equal to their claims. Discusses the value of the shot and shells. Notes that demand for bar iron is high asnd it is a good time to sell.
May 5, 1798 Removing the Shot & Shells at Your Furnace Samuel Hodgdon Daniel Udrie Hodgdon informs Udrie that the public shot and shells at his furnace will be removed to Philadelphia and asks him to arrange their transportation.
January 15, 1786 Transport of Ammunition and Disposition of Stores Henry Knox Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Discusses the transportation of cannon shells to West Point and the disposition of certain military stores. Will take immediate action to collect and deposit. Proposes that durable military supplies should not be sold but retained for future use.