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June 24, 1799 Request for Issue of Musket Stocks to Arms Manufacturers in Danbury, Connecticut James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of 200 musket stocks to contractors in Danbury, CT, for use in arms manufacture. There is also a note describing some mitigating circumstance in the delivery, presumably written by John Harris.
January 31, 1798 Unable to Find More Stocks Fit for Use, Etc. David Ames Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is the January return of the work done at the armorer's shop at Springfield. Unless he can obtain more stocks, Ames feels that he will only have enough work to last up to March 15th. The ones on hand would last three months longer if many were not filled with knots and cracks which renders them unfit for use. If 250 stocks can be sent to New Haven, they can be transported from there by...
January 10, 1798 Gun Stocks Needed at West Point George Fleming Samuel Hodgdon Captain Gee, whose sloop travels between West Point and New York, told Fleming that on his next trip he would bring the gun stocks. Unfortunately, because of the ice the stocks are still in New York. However, Mr. Smith intends to send them by land in good sledding which is to be preferredl since Mr. Crank needs them immediately.
December 6, 1798 Order for musket stocks John Harris Samuel Hodgdon Writes that he can find no orders from either the Treasury Secretary or the War Secretary for musket stocks, excepting the two-thousand sent to Harper's Ferry
December 1, 1798 Musket Stocks Under Order for Whitney & Elliott Samuel Hodgdon Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Captain William Wallace is ready to receive the musket stocks under order from Whitney & Elliott and is prepared to sail on Wednesday next.
December 8, 1798 Musket Stocks Fit for Use Samuel Hodgdon Eli Whitney Whitney is informed that 3,200 musket stocks are being sent to him and Nathan Elliott for immediate use. The vessel engaged for this purpose could hold no more than this amount so the remaing 1000 will be sent to New York and delivered by whatever means necessary.
September 13, 1798 Musket Stocks Being Shipped to Springfield Samuel Hodgdon Joseph Williams Hodgdon informs Colonel Williams of the 3000 musket stocks being shipped to him by way of Hartford.
December 7, 1798 Concerning an order for musket stocks John Harris Samuel Hodgdon Mentions the necessity for an order of musket stocks and patterns from the Treasury Secretary and War Secretary.
May 31, 1800 Request for Issue of Musket Stocks to Robert McCormick [not available] John Harris Directs John Harris to deliver musket stocks to Robert McCormick to complete the number of muskets he contracted to make for Secretary of Treasury.
January 19, 1798 Gunstocks Not Sent Before the River Froze, Etc. Joseph Cranch Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is the account for the repair of arms including the cleaning of 460 carbines. Cranch apologizes for not sending the gun stocks before the river froze. He wants to know the price of the stocks delivered. In 1793 he was charged twenty cents which is three cents more than stocks of equal goodness made of plank purchased in Philadelphia. If the charge is too high, his profit will be...
April 11, 1798 Imminent Arrival of One Thousand Musket Stocks Samuel Hodgdon David Jones Hodgdon advises Jones that his order of one thousand musket stocks is being transported via New York to Hartford.
September 13, 1798 Musket Stocks to the Public Works at Springfield Samuel Hodgdon Melancton Smith Hodgdon discusses the urgency of getting the shipment of 3000 musket stocks to the Public Works at Springfield.
March 19, 1798 Gun Stocks for the Public Manufactory at Springfield Samuel Hodgdon Nathan Jones Letter, asks for gun stocks & iron; discusses arms manufacture.
May 26, 1800 Musket Stocks and Rolled Iron Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon The Superintendent of the Armory has drawn on Williams for five thousand musket stocks so he shall soon be in want of that article. He asks Hodgdon to ship that same number of well seasoned stocks to Springfield as soon as it is convenient. The Superintendent has also drawn a large quantity of rolled iron for bands so that should be forwarded with the gunstocks.
April 14, 1798 Iron & Gun Stocks to be Transported on the Schooner "Weymouth" Samuel Hodgdon David Ames Hodgdon informs Ames of the shipment of iron and gun stocks on board the schooner "Weymouth" that will arrive in Hartford via New York.
April 19, 1799 Gun Stocks to be Delivered to the Secretary of the Treasury Unknown Author [not available] Address leaf for a request that gun stocks be delivered to the Treasury Department.
April 14, 1798 Bars of Iron & Gun Stocks to be Delivered Samuel Hodgdon David Ames Hodgdon informs Ames of the shipment of bars of iron and gun stocks that is soon to be delivered via York to Hartford.
December 5, 1801 Musket Stocks William Simmons William Irvine Asks Irvine's assistance in producing a correct statement of all musket stocks delivered at Philadelphia to contractors.
May 30, 1800 Request for Issue of Musket Stocks & Rolled Iron for Springfield Armory James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of musket stocks and rolled iron for use by the armory at Springfield, Mass.
January 30, 1799 Inquiry into and Request for Issue of Musket Stocks to Musket Manufacturer Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of 1,000 musket stocks to the Treasury Dept., for use by a musket manufacture contractor.
March 15, 1800 Receipt for the Musket Stocks George Fleming Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is Fleming's receipt for the musket stocks. Captain Gee delivered them the previous day.
January 28, 1799 Inquiry into and Request for Issue of Musket Stocks to Musket Manufacturer James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of 1,000 musket stocks to the Treasury Dept., for use by a musket manufacture contractor.
October 24, 1793 Sale of Bonds Receipt Henry Knox [not available] Certification that Knox sold 2 shares of stock in the Bank of the United States.
December 13, 1797 Request for Delivery of Musket Components James McHenry John Harris Letter, directs delivery of musket parts for manufacture.
March 26, 1798 Gun Stocks Sent to West Point Samuel Hodgdon Joseph Cranch Hodgdon discusses the price, transportation, and storage of the gun stocks sent to West Point.