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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 17, 1797 Estimate of the Costs of Gun Carraiges Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Estimate of the costs of various kinds of gun carriages.
April 1, 1797 Statement of Brass Cannons and Carriages Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Statement of brass cannons and carriages on books of intendant of stores
July 16, 1799 Discusses Appropriate Carriage Types to Deliver Items Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Reports that sea coast carriages are not made for the type of guns they need to carry. Lists prices for garrison carriages. Recommends common carriages as their workmen are more familiar with them. Lists items for delivery.
November 8, 1794 Completing the Carriages John Bryant Samuel Hodgdon The ten carriages for three-pounders are not finished for want of iron for the wheels. Bryant has sent to New York for iron and has been expecting it for some time. He has sent to Boston for six tons of iron for the six-pounder carriages and he expects it to arrive in a few daya. They are now at work on the carriages for the howitzers which should be completed during December..
May 10, 1798 Cannon Requirements George Fleming Samuel Hodgdon Cited in Hodgdon to Fleming, 05/14/1798. There are no ship carriages for the ten four-pounder iron guns. The four twelve-pounders will be sent in the first available vessel but there are no carriages to send with them. Only one iron 24-pounder is available and that one is damaged but if excellent iron 18-pounders will suffice, Craig should be informed whether seacoast or garrison carriages should...
April 3, 1785 Enclosed return of military stores Donaldson Yeates Samuel Hodgdon Encloses a return of military stores to the Commissary of Commissary Stores.
April 2, 1791 Return of Brass Ordnance and Implements George Fleming Henry Knox Captain Fleming's return of Brass Ordnance and implements, sent to the Honorable the Secretary of War by his order.
November 17, 1800 Voucher of Traveling Expenses Joseph Elliot [not available] Voucher of traveling expenses from Philadelphia to Washington, arriving at a sum of $42.
March 26, 1800 Dr. Brown's Traveling Expenses James McHenry William Simmons Dr. Brown is entitled to one servants, thus he should be allowed to include his servant in his traveling expenses from Detroit.
April 23, 1794 Invoice of ordinance and military stores shipped on brig Noah's Ark and subsequent report on whereabouts and condition [not available] [not available] Inventory of military stores shipped from Philadelphia to Wilmington North Carolina on the Brig Noah's Ark for Griffith McRea in the year 1794. A subsequent note dated April 1798 by Griffith McRea indicates that the stores were found in a warehouse. The stores were in damaged condition, particularly the fuses and powder. Some of the equipment, mortars, cannon, traveling carriages, are located...
May 22, 1798 Inquiry into Completion of Gun Carriages for Frigate United States James McHenry Captain John Barry Asks Barry to find out exactly when he can expect the completion of the gun carriages for the frigate United States.
April 30, 1798 Request for Issue of Traveling Forge to Fort Mifflin James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of a traveling forge, with tools, for use at Fort Mifflin.
November 3, 1799 Submission of Tumbrils and Traveling Forges belonging to the United States James House Samuel Hodgdon Sent by Frederick Rupp, tumbrils and traveling forges. Tumbrils contain ammunition and artillery accoutrement.
December 20, 1799 Price of Carriages Samuel Tredwell William Simmons A deduction in the price of carriages stipulated in Tredwell's first agreement with Jacob Blount will be required to meet the specifications of the Secretary of War. Since the value of the carriages are not known, that account will be left open. As soon as that amount is known, it should be transmitted so as to be drawn by Mr. Blount.
May 13, 1800 Request for John Wilkins Jr. to Deliver Mortars and Howitzers to Newport [not available] John Harris Request signed by McHenry and Hodgdon addressed to John Harris, for John Wilkins Jr. to deliver for transportation to Newport Rhode Island, three 13-inch brass mortars with the iron for the beds, four 8-inch howitzers with traveling carriages, six 5.5-inch howitzers,
July 9, 1798 Proposal for Improving Defenses at Newport, Rhode Island William Littlefield James McHenry Contains plans and cost estimates for improving the defenses of Newport, Rhode Island. These include mounting additional cannon at Fort Wolcott and sending cannon "for the use of the citizens." Also recommends two additional forts, one at Brenton Point and one on Tammany Hill; for the purpose of building these forts, requests the sending of engineers to Newport.
January 30, 1799 Receipt of Gun Carriages Samuel Hodgdon William Simmons Invoice for 9 gun carriages purchased by Lemuel Weeks. Shall make the proper invoice.
1794 [Invoice of Ordnance & Stores]. Samuel Hodgdon [not available] List of materials shipped on vessel captained by John German to Charleston, SC.
June 14, 1797 Account for traveling expenses William Simmons Lewis Tousard Simmons advises Major Tousard of the results of the Secretary of War's review of his account for traveling expenses. Mentions credits for payments made to Adam Car and John Seamers for pursuing deserters.
August 7, 1798 Repairing and Painting the Carriages John Bryant Samuel Hodgdon The fifty boxes for the muskets will be finished soon and a thousand muskets will be cleaned and packed up for transportation. The carriages in the store need to be overhauled since the bands of the hubs are loose and need to be made smaller. Some of the older carriages need to be painted. Bryant asks permission to have them repaired so they will be ready to be transported on the next vessel...
April 1, 1797 Statement of Cannons and Sea Carriages [not available] [not available] Statement of iron cannons and carriages on books of Intendant of Stores
December 15, 1797 Advice Regarding the Mounting of 24 Pound Cannons Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Craig advised Hodgdon that the "24 Pounders" should not be mounted on ship or garrison carriages. Craig requested Hodgdon forward iron trunks for proper mounting of cannons.
July 30, 1793 Cost of Carriages John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Included is an extract of a letter from George Fleming to Henry Knox in which Fleming wants to know the cost of the carriages made in Philadelphia for the caravan sent during February before last. He also wants to know what the carpenters in Philadelphia would charge to make carriages for 8 inch howitzers and twelve pounders. Hodgdon is directed to provide this information so the Secretary of War...
August 7, 1794 Cannon with Carriages in Need of Repair John Bryant Samuel Hodgdon Bryant has sent on the cannon and carriages to Chauncey Whittlesley to be transported to Hodgdon in Philadelphia despite the carriages' want of repair. He describes the repairs that are needed.
December 20, 1798 Certification of payments; Francis Mentges, agent of fortifications, for disbursements made, Mud Island Fort William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $325.98 to Francis Mentges, agent of fortifications, for disbursements made at Mud Island Fort, for iron work and sundry gun carriages, movement of sea coast carriages, oil for gun carriages and freight of cannon.