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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
November 4, 1800 Proposal for furnishing knapsacks, bayonet belts, bayonet scabbards, gunslings Jones & Kinsey Samuel Hodgdon Procurement proposal for accoutrements -- knapsacks, bayonet belts & scabbards, and gunslings.
October 9, 1794 Requests Patterns Promised to Contractors Tench Coxe Samuel Hodgdon Reports promise to contractors to provide them with the patterns shown to them earlier. Requests patterns.
November 12, 1799 Delivery of Muskets Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Orders to deliver to Charleville muskets for patterns.
September 29, 1794 Requests Information about Clothing Patterns for 1795 Tench Coxe Samuel Hodgdon Refers to several applications to his office to see the 1795 patterns for general clothing; they only have the shoe pattern, which was immediately forwarded to New York. Requests information as to when the patterns will be ready, hopefully before the exhibition.
August 20, 1798 Details Surrounding Musket Manufacture Contract Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon Letter, discusses contract for manufacture of muskets. Directs issue of 3,000 musket stocks to Robert McCormick, arms contractor. Asks that the two best of the finished muskets, being made on the Charleville French model, be kept as patterns, with one to be returned to McCormick, one to be kept in the military stores.
December 14, 1798 My Superior Musket Patterns, Etc. Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams disputes the assertion that the Charleville muskets he delivered as patterns are inferior by two dollars to Mr. Ames' pattern. In fact, they are better by two dollars due to the superior workmanship of the lock and being better finished in other respects.
October 10, 1798 Charleville Muskets to Serve as Patterns Samuel Hodgdon John Kilty Hodgdon advises Kilty that he will be receiving six Charleville muskets to be used as patterns for the contractors at his post [Baltimore].
September 10, 1796 Terms for the Ironwork on Frigate James & Elisha Hill Josiah Fox Letter, discusses terms of iron work for small frigate; mentions cost of iron.
October 6, 1798 Charleville Muskets to be Used as Patterns Samuel Hodgdon John Dexter Hodgdon is sending eight Charleville muskets to be used as patterns for the contractors in Rhode Island.
September 3, 1798 Charleville Muskets to be Used as Patterns Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Hodgdon instructs Harris, Fleming, and Williams as to the careful process for selecting the Charleville Muskets to be used as patterns for the contractors who have agreed to produce additional numbers of those muskets for the use of the United States.
April 19, 1797 Patterns to be Sent to Cecil Furnace James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon Wooden patterns for casting six, nine, and twelve-pound shot should be made and delivered to Cecil Furnace in Maryland.
October 5, 1796 Discussion of Pine Planks for Frigate, & Contract for the Same Gelman Gale Josiah Fox Letter, discusses contract to supply pine plank; discusses plank for Frigates.
November 12, 1798 Some Pistols & Muskets Do Not Match the Patterns Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is a return of all the tools and utensils at the Armory. Mr. Ames thinks it important to inform Hodgdon and the Secretary of War that the pistols and muskets that have been delivered do not conform in every particular to the patterns.
[not available] Contract Prices for Rations by Location William Simmons Nathan Jones Contract prices for rations at sundry places ascertained from Treasury Department.
July 14, 1792 Letter from Captain Nicholas Hannah, 3d U.S. Regiment regarding charge exhibited by Major Bedinger against Ensign Grayson Nicholas Hannah [not available] Hannah discusses a pay charge exhibited by Major Bedinger against Ensign Grayson, formerly of his company, for one month's pay. He states that he does not know of monies received. He lists payments that are not legible and suggests there may be a mistake. He notes that Ensign Grayson is at Winchester Virginia. When Hannah receives an answer, he will forward to the recipient.
August 1, 1794 Patterns for Casting Iron John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is to deliver to Tench Cox, Commissioner of the Revenue, two patterns for the casting of iron for both a thirty-two and and a twenty-four pounder, to be delivered to the bearer, Mr. Gitts.
June 23, 1784 Prices of Military Stores Peter R. Chevalier Samuel Hodgdon Request for prices of various articles of military stores listed in the letter.
May 2, 1794 Transmission of Patterns for Supplies Tench Coxe Henry Knox Requests transmission of standard patterns for muskets, bayonets, rifles, pistols, and other supplies. Refers to expense of gunpowder storage. The Secretary of the Treasury requests a description of all needs.
June 22, 1784 Request for Prices Peter R. Chevalier Samuel Hodgdon Request for the prices of listed articles.
February 14, 1798 Patterns for Stools for Grape Shot Josiah Fox Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is asked to furnish Tench Francis with patterns for stools for grape shot for 12 and 24 pounders at his earliest convenience so they can be cast immediately.
August 8, 1794 Patterns for Casting Iron Wheels John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is directed to send to Tench Coxe, the Commissioner of the Revenue, the patterns for casting the iron wheels for the 32 and 24 pounder cannon carriages.
March 4, 1794 Prices of articles and request for money Samuel Hodgdon James O'Hara The Commissary of Military Stores encloses prices fixed to several articles in indent. Has made requisition for $30,000. O'Hara is Quartermaster General.
January 30, 1796 Following Prices are Fixed by the Secretary of War for a Stand of Arms John Stagg William Simmons Describes and fixes prices for arms to be sold or reimbursement.
June 18, 1798 Files Offered for Sale Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon discusses files that are offered for sale at reasonable terms and recommends purchasing them for the new armory.
October 18, 1796 Patterns of Clothing Available for Potential Contractors Nathan Jones Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is a copy of the estimate of clothing sent to the Secretary of the Treasury. Patterns for every article mentioned in the estimate should be ready for the inspection of persons who want to contract. If there are articles that are in store that may serve to replace those that are deficient, they should be sent to the office where, if approved, the Seal of the Office will be put on them.