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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
December 10, 1799 Specifications of Defects in the Muskets Joseph Williams Decius Wadsworth Williams encloses a list of specifications of the defects in the muskets fabricated by Mr. Peck of Hartford.
September 25, 1794 Account of Joseph Cranch Joseph Howell Nicholas Fish The sum of $2,166.89 will be remitted for the pay of Joseph Cranch for stocking, cleaning, and repairing arms at West Point and for new bayonets furnished.
March 14, 1798 Urgent Need for Gun Stocks David Ames Samuel Hodgdon Ames repeats his request for gun stocks asserting that without a new supply, either stocking must soon stop or he will be forced to produce stocks that are not fit for service. He does not know what to do since the stocks that he has on hand are not seasoned and therefore not fit for use. The river is not yet open so if a hundred stocks could be sent to New Haven they would last until Hodgdon...
March 15, 1798 Price of Stocks Fit for Military Guns, Etc. Joseph Cranch Samuel Hodgdon A thousand gun stocks have been received by Captain Fleming. Before work is done on any of them it will be necessary to determine the price of those fit for stocking military guns. In 1793 Cranch was charged twenty cents each for 1284 stocks. Bayonets and ramrods should be sent on so that they can be fitted to the guns as soon as they are stocked or repaired.
October 17, 1794 Tools and materials for Springfield armory David Ames Samuel Hodgdon David Ames, Superintendent of the Springfield Armory in Massachusetts, explains in detail the tools and materials needed for the armory and the costs thereof.
June 25, 1799 Repairs of Small Arms at West Point, Etc. Joseph Cranch Samuel Hodgdon Cranch provides a detailed discussion of supplies and repairs at West Point. He apologizes for not writing sooner but he has been afflicted by a long and dangerous illness.
June 26, 1798 Barrels Lost Under the Inspection of Mr. Nicholson, Etc. David Ames Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is the return of the work done in Springfield during the month of May.The stocking is behind as a result of the stocks not coming in season. Considerable more work would have done had not the hands not taken off from their usual work to assist in proving the muskets. Unfortunately, a number of barrels have been lost while proving under the inspection of Mr. Nicholson.
May 7, 1793 Lear conveys the directions of the President to Knox Tobias Lear Henry Knox Letter, President directs that a Frenchman with Wabash Indians be given boots and stockings.
September 30, 1797 [Invoice of Public Stores forwarded to Portsmouth, New Hampshire] Samuel Hodgdon Captain Thomas Thompson List of supplies sent to New Hampshire for supplying the Algerine frigate.
October 22, 1798 With Considerable Zeal and Detail, Hodgdon Defends Himself Samuel Hodgdon Oliver Wolcott, Jr. In a six-page letter, Hodgdon energetically defends himself with regard to Wolcott's complaints and threats related to the availability of muskets for patterns and related supply concerns.
August 27, 1787 Contracts for Cleaning & Repairing Arms, Provisions & Firewood William Price Henry Knox Discusses the execution of James Manon's contract to repair and clean 1000 stand of arms, and his partial payment in weapons. Advises Knox on what actions should be taken if further weapons are to be cleaned & repaired, and notes Manon's eagerness to do so, and at what price. Explains various materials needed for cleaning and repairing weapons. Refers to a contract for provisions, and a...
December 31, 1799 Estimation of Tools and Utensils On Hand David Ames [not available] Estimation of all tools and utensils on hand at the Armory in Springfield as returned by the Superintendent per his return, December 31st 1799.
January 31, 1786 Report from West Point William Price Henry Knox Report on the cleaning of 500 stands of arms at West Point. Request guidance on how far the civil authority can extend over the military in the case of constable seeking to arrest a soldier in the West Point garrison for debt. Reports on the difficulty of finding anyone to board Captain Molly (Margaret Corbin). Reports a deserter and the arrival of recruits.