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  • Doctor Wallace's Account; Pay and Muster Rolls January 3, 1794 Author: Isaac Craig Recipient: Joseph Howell Summary: Encloses Doctor Wallace's account. Asks for examination and instructions. Has already advanced a part of sum. Garrison at Fort Franklin paid. Muster and payrolls of Beaver Block House will be sent next post. No muster rolls from Wheeling. Garrison at Fort Fayette paid. Not possible to obtain authentic muster rolls in Captain Crawford's absence. Need more blank muster rolls.
  • Estimates of expenses of building and equipping frigates January 4, 1794 Author: Henry Knox Recipient: Thomas Fitzsimmons Summary: Encloses estimates of expenses of building and equipping frigates. First one was made in Philadelphia and is described as most perfect. Second is estimate made in Boston; fairly accurate, but not comprehending all the equipment. Third is tolerably accurate.
  • Estimates of the expenses of building and equipping frigates January 4, 1794 Author: Henry Knox Recipient: Thomas Fitzsimmons Summary: Letter, discusses three estimates of the expenses of building and equipping frigates.
  • Thomas Fitzsimmons submission of 3 estimates for frigate construction January 4, 1794 Author: Henry Knox Recipient: Thomas Fitzsimmons Summary: Simmons encloses three estimates for building and equipping Frigates. The first one was made in 1790 [presumably Philadelphia] and is the most perfect, although the estimate of wages is too low. The second was made in Boston and is considered pretty accurate, but doesn't include the equipment. Third is described as tolerably accurate.
  • Whiskey at Fort Franklin January 4, 1794 Author: Henry Knox Recipient: Isaac Craig Summary: Secretary of Treasury says he is content that the post of Fort Franklin be supplied with whiskey, for the time mentioned in letter, on account of contractors, and upon terms mentioned.
  • Money for Recruiting at Carlisle January 4, 1794 Author: Benjamin Mifflin Recipient: George Clymer Summary: A warrant for $400 has been deposited with the Treasurer to be remitted to Major Thomas Butler at Carlisle for the use of the recruiting service.
  • Accounts of Doctor Pettit January 4, 1794 Author: Joseph Howell Recipient: Doctor William Shippen Summary: Howell encloses the accounts of Dr. Pettit of Gallipolis for Shippen's inspection.
  • Money for the Recruiting Service January 4, 1794 Author: Joseph Howell Recipient: Thomas Butler Summary: Money has been remitted by George Clymer to Major Butler for the use of the recruiting service. Duplicate receipts should be signed by Butler.
  • Samuel Hodgdon estimate of cost of frigate from 8 to 12 hundred tons at the present price of building in Philadelphia January 4, 1794 Author: Samuel Hodgdon Recipient: Henry Knox Summary: Estimate of cost of 800-1200 ton Frigate. Hodgdon describes the estimate as accurate for a ship built in Philadelphia. This size ship is equivalent to a British 36 gun ship. When outfitted with armament, estimated at 19,000 pounds. Crew estimated at 240 men, 53 of which are warrant and commissioned officers.
  • Acknowledgment of Receipt of Form for Future Receipt Rolls January 5, 1794 Author: Colonel Robert Hays Recipient: David Henley Summary: Discusses muster rolls and pay procedures. Asks about his own pay. Discusses bills of exchange and scarcity of cash in Knoxville.