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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 10, 1797 A Brass Three-Pounder for Captain Elliott John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of War has directed the storekeeper to deliver to Captain Elliott a brass three-pounder and apparatus for field exercises. Another three-pounder should be put in order for service.
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.
July 13, 1798 Suitable Craft for the Nine Pounder Cannon Samuel Hodgdon Lewis Tousard Hodgdon states that the nine pounder cannon will not be transported until a suitable craft arrives and a party of men is available to receive them and get them on board.
May 4, 1798 Cannon & Balls Transported to Governors Island Samuel Hodgdon Michael G. Houdin Hodgdon orders the cannon at Fort Rensselaer to be moved to Governors Island near New York along with 1000 nine pounder balls.
July 26, 1798 Brass Six Pounder in Lancaster Samuel Hodgdon Alexander Anderson Colonel Anderson is asked to investigate a brass six pounder located in Lancaster which may have been left by the troops returning from the Insurgent War of 1793.
April 6, 1798 Six Pounder Guns for the Use of the Revenue Cutter Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon discusses six-pounder iron replacement guns for the use of the revenue cutter.
March 31, 1794 Iron Twelve-Pounder Underground John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Stagg has been informed that an iron twelve pounder has been located partly underground near the Methodist church. Hodgdon should attend to the business of bringing it to light.
May 20, 1797 Request for estimate on when nine and six pounder cannon will be ready for proving [not available] Samuel Hughes Cannons may be needed in June. Request for estimate on when the nine and six pound cannon will be ready so that the engineer can make plans on when to proceed to Cecil Furnace Maryland for proving.
December 24, 1799 Request for Issue of Cannon Implements for Fort Mifflin James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of cannon powder & implements for use by the garrison of Fort Mifflin.
June 14, 1798 Twelve Pounder Shot at Your Furnace Samuel Hodgdon Robert Coleman Hodgdon requests Coleman to send the twelve pounder shot at his furnace to Philadelphia with all convenient dispatch.
August 12, 1797 One Six-Pounder to John Mix of Farmington James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon The keeper of military stores at Springfield, Massachusetts should be directed to deliver one six-pounder with carriage and implements to John Mix of Farmington, Connecticut, taking Mix's receipt for same.
May 3, 1798 Ordnance to be Sent to Melancton Smith Samuel Hodgdon John Bryant Hodgdon lists the ordnance that Capt. Bryant is to send to Melancton Smith in New York.
April 17, 1795 Finding an Inspector Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon Pickering wants an Inspector to assess the newly arrived 24-pounder so as avoid the embarassment caused by the previous method.
September 29, 1800 Delivery of Powder for Proving Cannon Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Letter, directs delivery of powder for proving cannon.
April 21, 1798 Six Pounder Cannon at Newport vs.Twelve Pounders at Baltimore Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon recommends that the United States not pursue the six pounder cannon located at Newport, Delaware because he doubts the quality of their construction. However, the twelve pounders at Baltimore are a fine set of guns and should be purchased.
July 9, 1794 Request for Two Mahogany balls Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Knox requested two mahogany balls; one for a 24 pounder, one for a 32 pounder. Possibly as templates for cannon balls.
April 10, 1797 Delivery of Cannon James McHenry John Harris Directs Harris to furnish brass cannon to Captain Elliot for field exercise.
March 28, 1798 Estimate for building, rigging and equiping ship of war of 22, 20 and 16 guns [not available] Senator William Bingham Estimate to senator Bingham of ship construction and pay for officers of the navy and Marines. Estimate encompasses the building of 20 vessels, and ranging in armament from 22 pounders, 20 pounders, 16 pounders and 6 pounders; manning and provisioned for 12 months.
July 5, 1797 Regarding the casting and proving of cannons for the Algerine Frigate Josiah Fox Mr. Jones Josiah Fox reports that Secretary of War wishes to inform Mr Jones that he must depend on Mr. Hughes' punctual performance in casting of 12, 9, and 6 pounder cannon. The Algerine Frigate is ready for launching; masts, rigging are prepared. Fox estimates she will be ready for launch at end of present month. Would like to be informed by Mr. Hughes when the 9 and 6 pounders will be ready for...
March 28, 1797 Articles to Capt.Francis Bright Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Wolcott requests that the following articles be delivered to Capt. Francis Bright, commander of the revenue cutter being built for the Virginia Station: 25 tons of iron ballast and five four-pounder cannons for cannonades.
May 15, 1799 Copy of contract entered into with Salter and Lane for furnishing iron cannon [not available] [not available] Articles of Agreement between James McHenry, Secretary of War, and William Lane and William Salter for the delivery of 24 pounder, 18 pounder, 12 pounder, 9 pounder, and 13 inch mortars. Details the process of inspecting and proving the cannon.
March 19, 1798 Twelve Pounder Guns Wanted for the Frigate at Boston Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Letter, discusses cannon for the Frigate at Boston.
July 19, 1798 Articles for Lemuel Weeks in Portland Samuel Hodgdon John Harris A list of articles to be put on board a vessel bound for Portland, to be delivered to Lemuel Weeks.
April 10, 1798 12 Round Shot 12 Pounder for the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver 12 round shot 12 pounder to Lieutenant Charles Stewart for the frigate "United States."
September 7, 1798 Commencing the Suit, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon Col. Alexander Anderson Along with the transporation of a six pounder brass cannon and carriage, Hodgdon discusses the necessity of instituting the lawsuit involving Phillps the wagoner as soon as possible.