|Wheeler, George|| ||Stevensburg, Culpeper county||Virginia||1796||1812|
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|Government, October 21, 1808||Wheeler & Morrison contract for 2500 Model 1808 muskets, deliveries within five years.|
See also Home & Wheeler
WHeeler's letter to A. Blair, Richmond, (March 26, 1799) asking for a contract for 1500 arms, to deliver in twelve month at $13.40 each
Wheeler and John Brant's offer to Maryland to manufacture 4000 arms at $ 17.50 with bayonets at $18 and pistols at $14 per pair for the State of Virginia by June 1, 1802. He asked for an advance of $4000 on December 20. 1800.
In 1801 Wheeler employed six guns stockers, one gun preecher, one polisher, one mounting forger, two fillers and one bayonet maker.
On October 14, 1801 Thomas Patton, Edward Pendleton and Thomas John Strode certified having inspected 313 bun barrels at Wheeler's shop. Two days later John Clarke and Alex Quarrier reported to the Governor having inspected 250 muskets, bayonets received from Wheeler. They said that the work was roughly executed but better that those made earlier by Wheeler.
Only 125 guns of the Wheeler & Morrison contract were deliverd prior to October 7, 1812