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To Thomas Jefferson from Henry Dearborn, 3 July 1807

July 3d. 1807—

A list of the Assential Articles included in the returns of Military Stores on hand in different parts of the U. States.—

Iron Cannon from 18 to 42 pounders 1142
do. smaller 460
Brass field ordnance peices— 372
new Iron field pieces 100
Brass Morters 10 & 13 inch 20
smaller do 40
Muskets 130,000
Carbines &c 1400
Rifles 4500
Pistols 4000
Swords of all kinds 9000
gunpowder lbs 500,000
Salt petre sufficient for powder lb 1,500,000
Sulphur do   do lb. 2330,000
lead in bars & balls lb 1350,000
Musket & pistol cartridges No. 1,100,000
Flints 1650,000
Cannon ball of different kinds lb. 452 000
Grape, Cannester, case & strap’d shot lb—341,0001
18 & 24 pounders mounted on traveling carriages —82
Shells No. 25,000
Cartridge boxes 48,000

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N.B. Marquees, Tents in trenching tools, carriages, harness, port fire, slow match, cartridge paper worms & brushes, ramcus & spunges, laden & worms, fuses for [. . . .] &c &c &c &c included in the returns are omited in the above list, as articles easely obtained, and of course not so essential to have on hand in considerable quantities.

Iron battering Cannons 18 to 32 pounders not appropriated to any fortifications.—453—

DLC: Papers of Thomas Jefferson.

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