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April 11, 1797 Pay & Subsistence of frigate Captain John Barry, US Navy William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $333 is due Captain John Barry of the US Navy, being his pay and subsistence for January through March 1797.
June 27, 1799 Requests 32 pound shot for Captain Barry to Embark for Sea Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Reports that Captain Barry is ready for sea, waiting only for a small amount of 32 pound shot.
January 21, 1796 Pay & Subsistence of frigate Captain John Barry William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $670.80 is due John Barry, Captain of one of the frigates, being his pay and subsistence for July through December 1795.
July 1, 1794 Oath of Captain John Barry Captain John Barry Unknown Recipient Oath of Captain John Barry, known as the "Father of the American Navy," swearing allegiance to the Unitied States and its Constitution. Barry was appointed superintendent commander of what would become the frigate United States.
January 10, 1798 Certification of payments; account of Captain John Barry, United States Navy William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $335.40 is due Captain John Barry of the Navy, being the amount of account of pay and subsistence for October through December 1797.
November 16, 1797 Certification of payments; pay & subsistence of Captain John Barry William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $669.60 is due Captain John Barry of the Navy of the United States, being for his pay and subsistence for April through September 1797.
June 6, 1794 Letter from Navy captain Captain John Barry Henry Knox Letter from Captain John Barry of the U.S. Navy to Secretary Knox. Barry is grateful of the honor of appointing a commander in the navy.
April 25, 1798 Orders for Captain John Barry War Department Captain John Barry References Mr. Moses Tenant and Barry's orders.
July 1, 1794 Captain John Barry Oath of Allegiance sworn before Richard Peters. Captain John Barry [not available] Captain John Barry, appointed Captain of one of the six frigates, takes the oath of allegiance, sworn before Richard Peters. Barry would go on to superintend construction and command the USS United States.
August 6, 1796 Pay of Navy Captain John Barry William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $679.40 is due John Barry, Captain in the Navy, being his pay and subsistence from January through June 1796 and for expenses to Cecil Furnace and back to Philadelphia.
June 1, 1794 Acceptance of Appointment as Captain John Stagg [not available] Captain Barry accepts his appointment as a captain in the pay of the U.S.; received by the War Department the last day of 1794.
August 7, 1794 Superintendent of 44-gun frigate Henry Knox Captain John Barry Letter from the Secretary of War to Captain John Barry of the U.S. Navy. Informs Barry that he is to consider himself superintendent of the 44-gun frigate to be built at Philadelphia. Barry's constant attendance will be necessary. Knox then proceeds to describe the current situation in relation to its construction.
November 16, 1795 John Foster Williams request for frigate command; and the report of Captain Barry's death Timothy Pickering John Foster Williams Pickering notes that although he has received high recommendations for command of a federal ship, and that the testimony would have great weight with President Washington, there are no openings for frigate command; it is not true that Captain John Barry is dead; he is however recovering from a dangerous illness.
April 4, 1798 Request to Ship 12 Pounders to Philadelphia for Capt. John Barry James McHenry Samuel & Joseph Sterrett Captain Staats Morris will deliver twelve 12 pounders to the Sterrets; they are to ship them to Philadelphia to John Barry for the frigate United States.
December 12, 1797 Magazine Lantern for Captain Barry James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver a magazine lantern to Captain John Barry for use on board the frigate "United States."
July 15, 1795 Pay and Subsistence of Captain John Barry William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that the sum of $667.20 is due Captain John Barry of one of the frigates for his pay and subsistence for January through June 1795.
September 21, 1797 Horsemen's Tents for Captain Barry Samuel Lewis John Harris Harris is directed to deliver four horsemen's tents to Captain John Barry as per his order.
June 10, 1798 Pay for crew aboard frigate United States War Department Charles Wadsworth Money to be applied in advance towards pay of seamen and marines on board the frigate United States under Captain John Barry
December 11, 1797 Large Jack Screws for Captain Barry James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver a pair of large jack screws to Captain John Barry of the frigate "United States."
April 10, 1798 Request to deliver twelve pound shot to Captain Barry [not available] Lewis Tousard The War Office requests that Major Tousard provide cannon shot to Captain John Barry of the frigate United States.
August 28, 1797 Cited letter or document, Captain John Barry to Unknown Recipient Captain John Barry Unknown Recipient Letter, CITATION Only. Cited in No Signature to Barry 08/30/1797
April 19, 1798 Orders for Captain Barry War Department Captain John Barry A reference to Mr. Baren, duties and orders.
July 12, 1798 Accompanying Revenue Cutter May Not Be Ready to Sail Benjamin Stoddert Captain John Barry Informs Barry that a revenue cutter designated to join Barry's USS United States may not be ready in time to do so; forwards correspondence.
December 11, 1797 Regarding the payroll from Captain John Barry and Lieutenant McRae of the Marines [not available] William Simmons Regarding Navy and Marine Pay, Simmons is advised that the payroll he received, signed by Captain Barry and Lieutenant McRea of the Marines, is sufficient; the pay has been fixed on, and no other information is required.
March 31, 1798 Orders for Captain John Barry, commander frigate United States War Office Captain John Barry Instructions in reference to the laying in of the frigate United States.