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May 21, 1798 Detaching Wheels & Limbers Samuel Hodgdon Frederick Frye Capt. Frye is asked to assist Melancton Smith in detaching the wheels and limbers from their carriages before they are transported so that they can easily be reassembled at their destination.
January 8, 1795 Reports Completion of Iron Wheels for Cannon Carriages Tench Coxe Timothy Pickering Reports Samuel Richards's report of order of iron wheels for cannon carriages are ready for delivery. Refers to contract made through the Revenue Office.
June 17, 1797 Estimate of the Costs of Gun Carraiges Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Estimate of the costs of various kinds of gun carriages.
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..
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.
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.
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
August 5, 1794 Requests Pattern of Carriage Wheels Tench Coxe Henry Knox Requests pattern of carriage wheels.
May 21, 1798 The Equal of Any Mechanic on the Continent George Way Samuel Hodgdon George Way has learned from the newspapers that the President has been empowered by Congress to raise more troops who will obviously need equipment. He therefore touts his capacity for constructing and supplying, on the most economical terms, the following: carriages, wagons, gun carriages, wheels, and harnesses. He is anxious to serve his country in this manner so enlists Hodgdon's aid in...
October 10, 1794 Questions Possibility of Wooden Carriage Wheels; Reports Delivery of Articles Tench Coxe Henry Knox Refers to the question for iron carriage wheels for fortification cannons, and whether the wheels should be made of wood instead. The current state of foreign affairs may require prompt need of cannons. Requests approval for manufacture of such wheels. Makes suggestions about guns. Reports offer of naval agents in Boston to deliver kentledge free of charge.
May 10, 1795 Gun Carriages and a Return for the Month of April John Bryant Samuel Hodgdon Bryant sends Hodgdon the return for ordnance and stores for April. 23 carriage bodies for six-pound guns have been furnished, including four pairs of limbers. More wheels are still being fabricated, and Bryant promises to have the job finished as quickly as possible.
April 10, 1795 Carriage Wheels and Buildings in Need of Repair John Bryant Samuel Hodgdon Bryant's letter to Hodgdon contains the return of ordnance and stores for the month of March, noting that all the unfinished wheels have been taken out of storage. Bryant requests two tons of iron to help complete the old wheels, which are not the right size. Bryant also requests to rebuild several buildings that are in dire need of repair.
October 20, 1794 Reports Contract for Iron Carriage Wheels; Requests Pattern Tench Coxe Henry Knox Reports contract for iron carriage wheels for cannons. Outlines delivery based on exhibition of pattern. Requests that contractor be furnished with the proper patterns, as the one previously sent is incorrect.
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.
June 13, 1795 A Return on Ordnance and Supplies for May and an Update on the Gun Carriages John Bryant Samuel Hodgdon Bryant encloses the return on ordnance and supplies for May. The carriage bodies for the 28 six-pounder guns are all finished except for the side boxes and painting. Bryant expects the work to be completed in three or four weeks, but wishes to know if the 8-inch howitzers are to be mounted in Springfield.
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.
February 13, 1795 Purchase of Land John Bryant Samuel Hodgdon Bryant informs Hogdon he received a letter from the Secretary of War directing him to determine what quantity of land is necessary to maintain the public business in Springfield. He will write the Secretary in a week once the process is farther along. Bryant also informs Hodgdon about the progress on the fabrication of six-pound howitzer carriages.
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.
December 20, 1795 Adapting Carriages of Ammunition, Etc. Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon Pickering lists a number of items and wonders whether they can be obtained and received at West Point by early April. The carriages of the wagons should be adapted to the kind of ammunition they will carry. Whatever is deposited at Springfield can be transported as soon as the ice breaks up on the Connecticut River. Colonel Rochefontaine choose to have the wagons completed at West Point but...
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.