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Regarding Marines and Seamen; manner of muster; rations

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Sec Navy Requisitions on Sec Treas, RG45 view image
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Date January 4, 1798
Author Name War Office Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Captain John Barry (primary)
Summary Mentions Marine and Sailor muster rolls. Until such time as permanent regulations for government of the Marines and Seamen are contemplated by the President of United States, house the Marines and Seamen monthly while in port. Discusses method of muster. Colonel Mentges will muster the Marines; someone with experience muster the seamen. Mentions contract to supply rations conformably to Act of Naval Armament.
Document Format Letterbook
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Related Persons/Groups Captain John Barry; Josiah Fox; Colonel Mentges; naval superintendent; Navy Constructor; Marines; Seamen; President United States; John Adams; Secretary of War; James McHenry; War Department; ;
Related Places War Office; Philadelphia; ;
Keywords muster; rations; pay; regulations; ;
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