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June 19, 1799 Revenue would be better applied on the marine. James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Hamilton observes that the Secretary of the Navy argues that, given the fact that the French fleet is at sea, the remaining revenue should be spent on the naval forces rather than the army.
February 16, 1796 Regarding Marine Committee & Building of Frigates Captain Thomas Truxtun Josiah Fox Letter, asks for information regarding Marine committee; mentions Congress; alludes to raising Frigates.
December 1, 1800 Request for Blankets for Use of the Marine Corps Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Directs the delivery of 1102 blankets for the use of the Marine Corps.
November 29, 1796 Recommendation of a French appointee in Saint-Domingue Frederick Folger James McHenry Folger, acting as soon-to-be Consul in Saint-Domingue, recommends a French appointee - Citizen Lamontagne - to aid in the service of commerce between France and the United States.
January 9, 1798 Marine for Frigate United States James McHenry Captain John Barry Directs Barry to record Jonathan Shattuck as a Marine for the frigate.
September 23, 1799 Settlement of Accounts James McHenry William Simmons Directs accountant to help the Marine Committee of Baltimore in settling their accounts.
May 27, 1800 Recruits for the Marine Corps William Burrows Alexander Hamilton Burroughs requests that 100 of the men being discharged from the Army at the Camp at Scotch Plains be recruited for the Marine Corps by M. Reynolds.
May 20, 1800 Requests Knapsacks, Muskets, and Bayonets for the Marine Corps Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Requests knapsacks, muskets, and bayonets for the Marine Corps.
April 10, 1799 Requests Cartouche Boxes and Knapsacks for the Marine Corps Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Requests 150 cartouche boxes and 150 knapsacks for the Marine Corps.
June 12, 1793 Ship Capture Henry Knox George Clinton Action relative to ship taken by French Frigate [burned fragment, in large part illegible].
September 11, 1798 Notifications of Documents Forwarded James McHenry Christopher G Champlin Informs Marine corps under Navy Department, Champlin's enclosures forwarded by McHenry.
May 7, 1797 Expresses Concern about Attitude toward French William Hindman James McHenry Reports recent change of attitude toward the French. Expresses his own opinion about the French.
August 22, 1797 Listed Articles to Captain MacRea James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver the listed articles to Captain MacRea.
January 9, 1798 Request to keep Jonathan Shattuck borne upon ship's books as a Marine [not available] Captain John Barry Directs Captain John Barry to keep Jonathan Shattuck on ship's books as a Marine.
April 20, 1798 Clothing & Provisions for the Frigate "Constitution" Henry Jackson William Dagget Statement showing the quantity of clothing and provisions forwarded from Philadelphia to Boston for the use of the Frigate "Constitution."
May 13, 1800 French Version of the Pace Alexander Hamilton Vicomte De Noailles Hamilton delves further into the French system for measuring the pace during a march. He wants to know why the French maintain a uniform pace regardless of velocity since it would seem that paces should increase according to velocity.
November 27, 1800 Blankets for the Use of the Marine Corps Samuel Dexter Samuel Hodgdon This letter directs Hodgdon to aid the Purveyor of Public Supplies in getting blankets to the Marine Corps.
November 12, 1799 Duties of the Marine Corps James Wilkinson Alexander Hamilton General Wilkinson affirms to Hamilton his belief that the Marine Corps should perform all duties relative to the Navy and four sentinals should be sufficient to protect the unlaunched hull of a vessel at a place of peace and safety.
December 12, 1800 Rental Agreement between Department of Navy and War Department for Marine Corps Benjamin Stoddert William Simmons Stoddert, Secretary of Navy, agreed with the Secretary of War to pay $500 for the house rented for the war office on the water side, for the use of that house for the Marine Corps, until the end of the year for which it was rented. Stoddert paid $500 to Colonel F. Deakins.
November 18, 1797 Marine Clothing & Musket Cartridges for Lieut. McRea James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver one sergeant's suit of Marine clothing and thirteen dozen musket cartridges to Lieutenant William McRea of the Marines on board the frigate "United States."
May 16, 1798 Marine Clothing to Lieutenant McRea James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver six complete suits of of Marine's clothing to Lieutenant William McRea for the Marines on board the Frigate "United States."
November 28, 1797 Response to Senate Address 11/23/1798 John Adams United States Senate Adams thanks the Senate for their response, and reemphasized the importance of maritime military to a mercantile marine commerce.
November 1, 1797 Suits of Marine Clothes for the Frigate "United States" Nathan Jones John Harris Harris is directed to deliver twelve suits of Marine clothes to Captain William McRea for use on board the frigate "United States."
February 1, 1799 Cartouche Boxes and Scabbard Belts for the Marine Corps James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver fifty cartouche boxes and scabbard belts to the order of Major William Burrows for the use of the Marine Corps. They are to be charged to the Purveyor.
August 7, 1793 Notification of Agreement Between U.S. & France Concerning French Ships in U.S. Ports Henry Knox Samuel Huntington Informs Huntington of a recent agreement between the U.S. and the French minister regarding the rights of French ships in neutral U.S. ports.