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May 22, 1797 Pay of Sergeant Hackett George Hackett John Steele A receipt signed by Sgt. Hackett in which he acknowledges receipt of two month's pay, in the amount of $14, from Lt. John Steele
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.
September 4, 1794 Compensation of James Hackett Joseph Howell Colonel James Hackett Joshua Wentworth, Supervisor at Portsmouth, will deliver to Hackett the sum of $500 as compensation for his service as a Constructor of Frigates.
July 2, 1794 Request to engage John Hackett as Constructor of a 44 gun frigate at Boston Henry Knox Henry Jackson Knox asks Henry Jackson Naval Agent at Boston to engage John Hackett near Newbury Massachusetts to work as constuctor at Boston. Knox notes that Hackett built the USS Alliance during the late war. Pay would be $2000 per year. Informs Jackson that there are three Hacketts; William is known to have instances of temporary insanity.
May 23, 1797 Late Pay for Sgt. Hackett John Steele William Simmons Sgt. George Hackett has a warrant showing that his enlistment has expired but he has not been paid for two years. Lt. Steele gave him two month's pay in the amount of $14, so that he can proceed to Philadelphia to settle his account. Steele asks that this sum be deducted from Hackett's account and credited to his own.
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.
March 3, 1797 Cited letter or document, Colonel James Hackett to War Department Colonel James Hackett War Department Letter, CITATION Only. Cited in War Office to Hackett 03/14/1797.
February 13, 1797 Bounty for George Hackett, for apprehending deserters from the Army of the US William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $20 is due George Hackett for apprehending two deserters from the Army of the US.
August 13, 1796 On naval constructor James Hackett's proposals to build 36 gun frigate [not available] Josiah Fox James Hackett's proposals for construction of 36 gun frigate were considerably lower than those of Forman Cheeseman or Mr Peck. But Hackett's time for launching is considerably longer than wished. Cheeseman's proposal estimated 10 months to launch a frigate. Asks to engage Hackett to see if he can launch ship at an earlier time frame.
July 4, 1796 Citation Only Colonel James Hackett William Simmons Cited in Hagner to Hackett 07/11/1796
November 8, 1797 Letter Citation Josiah Fox Colonel James Hackett Cited in Hackett to Fox, 11/21/1797.
July 29, 1794 Appointment of Colonel James Hackett as frigate constructor at Portsmouth New Hampshire Henry Knox Colonel James Hackett Knox informs James Hackett that he has been appointed as Naval Constructor for the frigate at Portsmouth New Hampshire. Knox advises Hackett that he must work exclusively on this project. Salary $2000 per year. Instructions enclosed. Requests return reply of acceptance.
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 14, 1796 Informing Hackett that Pay will Cease [not available] Colonel James Hackett Letter informs James Hackett, Naval Constructor at Portsmouth New Hampshire that because of congress decision to build three frigates, his pay will cease at the end of the month. Expresses hope that Hackett will resume service should there be a future opportunity.
July 11, 1796 Salary of James Hackett Peter Hagner Joshua Wentworth Directs Wentworth to pay the salary of James Hackett, constructor of Navy frigate building at Portsmouth
February 6, 1798 Letter Citation Josiah Fox Colonel James Hackett Cited in Hackett to Fox, 02/26/1798. Letter, encloses estimate to build ship; discusses request for information; mentions shipbuilding at Portsmouth.
July 11, 1796 Colonel James Hackett's salary Peter Hagner Colonel James Hackett Notifies Hackett that he will receive his salary from Joshua Wentworth, federal supervisor for Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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.
August 10, 1795 Account of James Hackett, Constructor of the Frigate building at Portsmouth New Hampshire William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $59.82 is due James Hackett, Constructor of the Frigate building at Portsmouth New Hampshire, being the balance of his salary from August 15th 1794 through June 1795.
January 5, 1796 Cited Document Colonel James Hackett William Simmons Cited in Simmons to Hackett 01/14/1796
July 11, 1796 Salary of James Hackett, Constructor of the frigate building at Portsmouth, New Hampshire Peter Hagner James McHenry Hagner certifies that $500 is due James Hackett for his salary as Constructor of the frigate building at Portsmouth, New Hampshire from April through June 1796.
October 7, 1795 Pay, Subsistence, and Forage of Major Jonathan Hackett, 4th Sub Legion William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $522.72 is due Major Jonathan Hackett of the 4th Sub Legion, being his pay, subsistence, and forage from March through September 1795.
March 7, 1796 Edmund Quincy submission of returns for February 1796; includes Contractors' receipts from James Hackett Edmund H. Quincy Samuel Hodgdon From Portsmouth New Hampshire, Quincey submits returns for month of February 1796 to include James Hackett's constructor receipts for articles delivered.
September 4, 1794 Compensation of James Hackett Joseph Howell Joshua Wentworth The sum of $500 will be remitted to Wentworth to transmit to James Hackett as compensation for his service as a Constructor of Frigates at Portsmouth.
September 1, 1796 Contract for construction of 36 gun frigate by James Hackett James McHenry Josiah Fox McHenry informs Fox that contract for construction of 36 gun frigate will be assigned to James Hackett, who should begin making preparations. Expectation is ten months to completion. Has communicated with Secretary of Treasury. Discusses terms of contract. Timbers will come from existing public inventory. Discusses means of assessing value of timbers through disinterested agents. Asks to inform...