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May 10, 1787 Recommendation of Captain William Morris John Sullivan Henry Knox Captain Wiliam Morris has been appointed by the State of Virginia to command the force destined for the western frontier. Sullivan attests to Morris's fidelity, courage, good conduct and knowledge of artillery gaained by serving on board American ships
October 14, 1788 Prospects for the New Government Henry Knox John Sullivan Knox expresses to Sullivan his hopes for the success of the government under the new Constitution.
March 15, 1790 Warner discusses ship building with Knox Jonathan Warner Henry Knox Letter, discusses ship building.
May 10, 1790 Account of payments to invalid veterans Joseph Whipple Alexander Hamilton Whipple, Collector of Customs at Portsmouth New Hampshire, states that New Hampshire has paid several of those invalids from 31 July 1789 but that additional money is requisite to discharge the first moiety of the said years pension.
May 17, 1790 Weekly Return of Monies Received and Paid Joseph Whipple Alexander Hamilton Whipple encloses weekly return of monies received and paid in the district to the 15th instant. Last letter provided incorrect amount for first moitey of invalid pensioners of New Hampshire. Amount of $1661 98/100 should have been $1660 98/100.
March 9, 1793 Refers to Stores at Fort Washington James O'Hara Henry Knox Refers to Mr. Belli's stores at Fort Washington and the accounts forwarded to the Treasury. Discusses his expectations for stores at Fort Washington.
March 19, 1798 Notification of Receipt of Letter John Parker Hale Joseph Howell Letter informed Hale he was to receive money from Mr. Wentworth, Supervisor for the Militia, but bill could not be negotiated in favor of Hale.
July 2, 1794 Money Received from Supervisor of Revenue for Josiah Wentworth John Parker Hale Joseph Howell Notification Hale received money from Josiah Wentworth, supervisor of revenue, and Hale signed the duplicate receipts.
July 7, 1794 Account Updates for Wentworth and Henton John Parker Hale Joseph Howell Received Howell's circular which Hale promised minute attention. Hale also received money from John Wentworth which was advanced pay. Hale unsure of who and what number of men composed his regiment.
July 8, 1794 Fortifications at Portsmouth, New Hampshire Joseph Whipple Alexander Hamilton Letter to the Treasury Secretary regarding supplies and labor for the fortifications at Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
November 24, 1794 Letter Citation Jacob Sheafe Tench Coxe Cited in Knox to Humphreys, 12/06/1794.
January 5, 1795 Enclosed Accounts, Request for Pay Edmund H. Quincy William Simmons Enclosed account for salary, which he requested be paid. If the method in which Quincy submitted his accounts for payment, he requested Simmons make a notation if it in his next letter.
January 23, 1795 Expenditures for the Harbor at Portsmouth Joseph Whipple Alexander Hamilton Transmits expenditures for the fortification of the harbor of Portsmouth, NH. Whipple omitted accounts with vouchers since work has not been completed at the time.
May 13, 1795 Accounts of the Frigate as well as a Return Edmund H. Quincy Samuel Hodgdon The letter mentions receipt of form for keeping the account of the Frigate. The letter also encloses Quincy's return between December 20th 1794 and April 30th 1795, along with a memo of sundries which had been placed in the yard.
May 13, 1795 Memorandum of sundries delivered at the Portsmouth Navy Yard Edmund H. Quincy [not available] Memorandum of sundries delivered at the yard before the 20th December 1794 as received by the constructor of the Frigate building in Portsmouth New Hampshire received and entered May 20th, 1795.
May 29, 1795 Discussion of Use of Live Oak Timbers in Frigate Construction, Especially for Gun Decks Colonel James Hackett Timothy Pickering Refers to reviewing Mr. Humphreys' table of dimensions concerning the limbers for the 36-gun frigates, finding that their scantlings [the dimensions of the framing and structural portions] were too large, and discusses how they will be reduced in size. Discusses the differing sizes of gun-deck beams in different classes of ship (36-gun, 60-gun, 90-gun). Notes that much of the large live oak...
June 5, 1795 Quincy's Return for May Edmund H. Quincy Samuel Hodgdon Quincy encloses his return for May 1795, as well as James Hackett's constructor's receipt for sundries delivered to him by Quincy from December 20th 1794 to April 30th 1795. Quincy states he made an error in the amount of white oak timber delivered to Hackett.
June 9, 1795 Report on State of & Activities At Portmouth Navy Yard Josiah Fox Timothy Pickering Letter, discusses arrival at Portsmouth Naval Yard; describes declivity of keel; discusses employees and arrangement of yard. Encloses account of work done in the yard to 1st of June 1795.
July 10, 1795 Return and the Receipt of Colonel Hackett Edmund H. Quincy Samuel Hodgdon Quincy is transmitting his return for June 1795. He cannot at this time send Colonel Hackett's receipt for the articles that were delivered to him, but when he returns from his business his receipt and return can be forwarded.
July 13, 1795 Receipt and Return for James Hackett Edmund H. Quincy Samuel Hodgdon Quincy notes his previous letter enclosed his return for June 1795. This letter contains the receipt and return of Colonel Hackett for articles delivered to him, which was discussed in the aforementioned letter.
August 3, 1795 Request for Further Pay as Naval Constructor Colonel James Hackett Tench Francis Hackett received an order for payment as a Naval contractor but has not received remittance. He is not sure where to apply for the money, and hopes that Coxe is the correct person to whom his request should be addressed.
August 12, 1795 Return and Receipt for Articles Delivered Edmund H. Quincy Samuel Hodgdon The letter encloses a return for July 1795 and also a general receipt for articles delivered.
September 7, 1795 Return for August and Constructor Receipt for the Same Time Edmund H. Quincy Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed with the letter is Quincy's return for August 1795 as well as James Hackett's receipt for articles delivered from July 31st to August 31st 1795.
October 15, 1795 Notification of Payment by Joshua Wentworth, Request for Quarterly Pay Colonel James Hackett Tench Francis Hackett has paid Joshua Wentworth as instructed in a letter in August. He requests his pay.
January 5, 1796 Return for December 1795 and James Hackett constructor's receipt Edmund H. Quincy Samuel Hodgdon Shipyard clerk Quincy encloses return for December 1795 and includes constructor James Hackett's receipt for articles delivered him.