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  • Discussion of Materials for Frigate Construction, Referring to Frigate Constellation at Baltimore January 4, 1796 Author: Captain Thomas Truxtun Recipient: Josiah Fox Summary: Truxton and others at the navy yard in Baltimore responded to the report of the Marine Committee of the US House by sending lists of materials needed for the construction of one 44 gun and one 36 gun frigate. Discusses Fox's complaints about Hodgdon not submitting accounts to the war office. Believes that his white oak will be better than that from New Hampshire. Hopes that the quality of the...
  • Discussion of Inflammatory Article Supposedly Published by Benjamin Stoddert January 4, 1796 Author: Captain Thomas Truxtun Recipient: Josiah Fox Summary: Letter, discusses article in the Maryland Journal regarding the raising of a Frigate, claiming Stodder [Stoddert] wrote the anonymous article.
  • My Account for the Amount Due January 4, 1796 Author: George Claghorn Recipient: William Simmons Summary: In response to Simmons' letter, Claghorn forwards his account for the amount due him as his salary as a constructor at the Navy Yard. He will be obliged if Simmons directs the money to be sent to him.
  • Cited Document January 4, 1796 Author: Captain Samuel Nicholson Recipient: William Simmons Summary: Cited Simmons to Nicholson 01/11/1796
  • Cited Document January 4, 1796 Author: Joseph Cranch Recipient: William Simmons Summary: Cited in Simmons to Cranch
  • Duplicate Receipts from Capt. George Fleming January 4, 1796 Author: Joseph Cranch Recipient: William Simmons Summary: Enclosed are the duplicate receipts for Captain George Fleming and since Cranch is charged for the sum shown therein, he wants Simmons to transmit his receipt to him.
  • Stouf's pay account January 4, 1796 Author: Isadore Stouff Recipient: William Simmons Summary: Cover letter for account of Stouf's pay. Requests that Simmons have John Matthews, federal supervisor, pay Stouf in a more timely manner
  • Return of the Boston Navy Yard for December January 4, 1796 Author: Caleb Gibbs Recipient: Samuel Hodgdon Summary: "Enclosed you have the return from the Navy Yard in this place for the month of December 1795."
  • Supply Difficulties at Fort Johnston January 4, 1796 Author: Jonathan Robeson Recipient: Stephen Rochefontaine Summary: Robeson complains that his detachment arrived at Fort Johnston after a very disagreeable passage of 29 days. He did not get a sergeant's coat, vest, woolen overalls, and shirts at Governors Island because Captain Frye had none of those articles. There is a mistake on the return to the Quartermaster because he only received nine pairs of socks.
  • Request for Order to Pay Nicholson January 4, 1796 Author: Captain Samuel Nicholson Recipient: William Simmons Summary: Requests an order be issued for his pay and rations for the last quarter.