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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
December 9, 1797 Request for Delivery of Shot or Grapeshot James McHenry John Harris Letter, directs issue of shot or grape shot.
December 16, 1797 Delivery of Shot for Ship Bound for East Indies James McHenry [not available] Grape shot and nine pound shot to be delivered, storekeeper to be paid.
June 29, 1792 Prove Shot Henry Knox Isaac Craig Expressed disappointment in poor shot, advised proving shot before order is cast. Request receipts from order.
November 25, 1794 Unloading of Powder & Shot at the Wharf Levi Hollingsworth Samuel Hodgdon Hollingsworth declares that he is ready to receive the powder and shot at the public wharf during high tide at one o'clock. However, Mr. Edwards is at the wharf with shot and 45 pieces of kentledge so the boatmen are concerned about the difficulty of unloading at the wharf. The shot and kentledge should be stored elsewhere to make room for the shipment of powder and shot.
February 28, 1798 Request for Issue & Sale of Shot and Grapeshot; Check Slip for Same James McHenry John Harris Directs issue & sale of shot and grapeshot, and check payment slip.
June 1, 1792 Prove Shot Henry Knox Isaac Craig Orders to prove shot to be delivered by Turnbull and Marnie. Clothing to be forwarded after recruits are clothed.
July 14, 1798 Prices for shot and shells John Godfrey Samuel Hodgdon Discusses prices for shot and shells.
August 18, 1797 Delivery of Shot James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver shot to the ship's captain Mordecai Lewis for ship India bound for Batavia.
November 7, 1794 Shot Inspected Before It Leaves the Wharf Levi Hollingsworth Samuel Hodgdon Hollingsworth announces that the following have landed at the usual place: 42 pieces of kentledge, 300 32-pound shot, and 170 24-pound shot, He'll be glad if the shot can be inspected before it leaves the wharf.
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.
November 29, 1796 Estimate of Ordnance and Supplies Samuel Hodgdon Fox Hodgdon sends Fox a revised estimate of ordnance and related stores for ships.
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.
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.
May 24, 1799 Enclosed Receipt for Shot, Account with McLean Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Encloses receipts for shot; also mentions that he has seen Mr. McLean.
April 17, 1795 Replying to an inquiry as to the dimensions of shot and kentledge Samuel Hodgdon Timothy Pickering Hodgdon answers Pickering's request for information regarding the dimensions and weight of shot and kentledge.
March 16, 1797 Order to Deliver Shot James McHenry John Harris Delivery of cannon shot to Superintendent of Military Stores.
July 13, 1792 Quality of Shot, Clothing Delivered Isaac Craig Henry Knox Discussed poorly made shot from Chambersburg furnace. Supplies sent to Gen. Wayne. Apology for not providing monthly return, will do so soon.
March 16, 1797 24-Pound Shot Wanted at Providence John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon 24 pound shot for proving cannon is needed at Providence, Rhode Island. Stagg wants to know if there is any shot near Providence that belongs to the public so that the transportation expense to that place could be avoided?
January 2, 1798 Receipt for payment by Joseph Simms for cannon shot Samuel Lewis [not available] Fiscal, receipt of money paid for cannon shot.
December 5, 1797 Request for Delivery of Cannon Shot James McHenry John Harris Letter, directs issue of cannon shot.
June 20, 1798 Difficulty Sending the Twelve-Pound Shot to the City Robert Coleman Samuel Hodgdon Coleman has tried to procure teams to haul the twelve-pound shot to the city but the farmers are so busy at this season of the year that they will not haul them until after the harvest unless paid an extravagant amount. The shot is currently at Cornwall Furnace the manager of which has been given directions to exert every diligence to procure teams.
May 28, 1799 Effort to Clarify Misunderstanding of Shot Report Samuel Hodgdon David Ford Refers to indisposition of Mr. Faesch. Regrets misunderstanding of parts of his letter about his shot reports in New York and Elizabeth Town. Clarifies that he made no report and will not until he has heard from them. Clarifies shot receipt from Col. Stevens and explains mistake.
November 15, 1800 Letter from the Secretary of War on casting of lead into shot Samuel Dexter Benjamin Lincoln Dexter discusses funding for casting lead into shot.
September 28, 1792 Report on State of Shot and Shell and Stores Not Yet Received Isaac Craig Henry Knox Discusses inventory of shells and shot. Mr. Campbell has sent a man to clean and trim the shot. Mr. Morrow, the armorer, complains about not receiving a barrel of oil. Craig lists a number of articles that have not been received. Also encloses list of damaged goods.
February 26, 1784 Prohibition on the sale of shot and shell Samuel Hodgdon Levi Hollingsworth Discusses prohibition placed by Congress on the sale of shot and shell in U.S. stores.