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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 1, 1799 Request for Issue of Weapons & Equipment to Troops Sent to Quell Northampton Insurgency James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of weapons & equipment for use by troops being sent on expedition against the Northampton insurgents.
March 30, 1799 Request for Issue of Weapons, Tools & Equipment for Montgomery Cavalry James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of weapons, tools & equipment for the "Montgomery troop of Horse."
April 2, 1799 Request for Issue of Uniforms, Weapons & Camp Equipment for 2d Artillerists & Engineers James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of uniforms, weapons, & camp equipment to a company of the 2d Regiment of Artillerists & Engineers.
November 18, 1800 Request for Issue of Clothing, Weapons & Equipment for Recruits in Philadelphia Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs issue of clothing, weapons, & equipment for a troop of recruits meeting in Philadelphia.
March 30, 1799 Request for Issue of Military Stores, & a Return of Their Distribution James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of weapons, ammunition, clothing, tools & equipment. Also includes a return of how the items were distributed to different units.
March 15, 1798 Request for Issue of Weapons, Clothing & Equipment to Baltimore Artillerists James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of large variety of weapons, equipment, and clothing for use by a company of artillerists at Baltimore.
March 20, 1799 Request for Issue of Weapons, Clothing & Equipment for Use on Expedition Against Northampton Insurgents James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of weapons, equipment & clothing for use on an expedition against the Northampton insurgents [unrest in PA in 1799].
May 18, 1794 Disarming Privateer Vessels in U.S. Ports Alexander Hamilton Henry Lee Due to the recent events surrounding a privateer vessel, President issued proclamation that ordered all privateer vessels now in port to be stripped of their weapons.
June 19, 1799 Receipt of equipment, shoddy weapons John Harris James McHenry Harris received a shipment of saddles, uniforms, and weaponry. The cannon received held up to a test firing, but the muskets show inferior quality and poor workmanship
August 16, 1793 Privateers Henry Knox Henry Lee U.S. position of neutrality prevents any ships from being outfitted with weapons in U.S. ports, and no privateers or cruisers can be granted asylum.
March 29, 1799 Request for Issue of Weapons, Accoutrements, Equipment & Instruments for 2d U.S. Regiment James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of weapons, uniforms, accouterments, and musical instruments.
September 18, 1795 Abstract of Clothing and Stationary delivered to Artillerists and Engineers John Harris Samuel Hodgdon Lists items such as clothing, supplies, stationary; artillery, weapons, and food given to artillerists and engineers. Information extracted from vouchers.
December 29, 1786 Arrangement for Arms Cleaning William Price Henry Knox Discusses payment of Mr. Morrow for prior services, who wishes to be paid partially in old arms out of the government stores, and also a future contract for the same person to clean weapons -- specifically 480 French carbines that need such service.
March 12, 1800 Intentions of Foreign Powers, Etc. James McHenry Uriah Tracy Answers to questions requiring knowledge of the intentions of foreign powers can only be guessed. If there is to be war, the exportation of offensive weapons should be forbidden. If there is peace the United States will not need them. The petition should be granted because the swords and muskets appear unsuitable for the naval service and they are not of the caliber used by the army.
August 1, 1798 Delivery of Clothing and Weapons James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver sergeants swords and belts.
April 9, 1794 Compensation for Cost of Arms Peter Hunt Samuel Hodgdon Assurances of following directions given by Hodgdon, cost of arms procured noted.
June 21, 1798 Request for Issue of Weapons & Ammunition for Treasury Department James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of muskets, pistols, cutlasses, ammunition, and spare cartridge material for the Treasury Department.
April 22, 1793 Indian Hostilities Governor Edward Telfair Henry Knox Governor of Georgia provides status of Indian hostilities to Secretary at War. Governor Telfair informs Secretary Knox that weapons have not been received.
July 1, 1794 Unlawful Increase of Force on Ships in Ports of the United States Henry Knox Thomas Sim Lee Neutrality of United States dictated that no ships need additional weapons. The arming of vessels by United States ships, or the arming of vessels in U.S. water is unlawful. Rule sent to all other nations.
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...
July 2, 1798 Articles Wanted for Macpherson's Blues. [not available] John Harris Directs issue of weapons, instruments, and cannon implements to the unit MacPherson's Blues (7/2/1798); a return for the same is included.
July 20, 1791 Weapons Order Henry Knox Joseph Cranch Knox informs Joseph Cranch at West Point that he has ordered 2000 gun stocks and all of the spare steel ram rods, along with 1000 bayonets (assuming they are in store).
August 4, 1794 Letter Received Henry Knox Henry Lee Letter regarding the disarmament of a privateer received.
June 12, 1798 Request for Issue of Weapons & Tools to a Grenadier Company Timothy Pickering John Harris Directs issue of muskets, cartridge boxes, and tools for a grenadier company.
October 10, 1796 State of the muskets at West Point William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Advises Hodgdon that another bill has been given to the War department for cleaning and repairing muskets at West Point and recommends that Hodgdon investigate the state of the muskets at that post.