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June 16, 1797 Letter from the War Office to congressman Josiah Parker regarding present state of frigates United States, Constitution, Constellation [not available] Josiah Parker Statements and estimates regarding the frigates United States, Constitution and Constellation. Estimates the sum required to complete frigates; sum required for pay and subsistence of crew; sum for required articles. United States is complete. Constitution and Constellation not completed. List contains items at Norfolk, Portsmouth New Hampshire, and New York ship yards where other three frigates...
April 7, 1798 Empty Paper Cartridges for the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver twelve empty paper cartridges to hold eight pounds of powder to Lieutenant Mullowny for the frigate "United States."
July 18, 1797 Sponge, Rammer, & Ladle Staffs for the Frigate"United States" James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver to the Purveyor the sponge, rammer, and ladle staffs intended for the frigate "United States" so that he can have them finished for use and returned to the store.
March 10, 1797 A Bell for the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris "Please deliver to the order of John Scott, Clerk of the Navy Yard, the bell intended for the frigate 'United States'."
November 18, 1797 Clothing and Cartridges for the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver one sergeant's suit of Marine clothing and thirteen dozen musket cartridges to William MacRea, Lieutenant of Marines on board the frigate "United States."
July 25, 1797 Junk & Old Copper for the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver to Tench Francis such quantities of junk and old copper deposited by him in the public store as he may occasionally want for the use of the frigate "United States."
April 10, 1798 12 Round Shot for the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris "Be pleased to deliver to Lieutenant Charles Stewart 12 round shot [for] 12 pounders for the Frigate United States."
August 30, 1797 Regarding the launching of frigate United States and plans to take on stores and ordnance [not available] Captain John Barry Expresses satisfaction that the careening business is over and that the damage sustained from launching has been repaired. Discusses replacement of ballast; and then putting ship in the stream a safe distance from the wharf and then take on guns and such articles required by the purveyor. Lieutenant McRea will be on board with his men from Fort Mifflin. Has no objection to seamen hired to help...
January 18, 1798 Accoutrements for the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver the following to Lieutenant John Mullowny for the frigate "United States": paper cartridges, a powder-horn, bit and priming wire, a rammer and sponge, a worm and ladle proper for 24 pounders, cannon powder, and sticks of portfire.
January 10, 1797 A Set of Sails for the Frigate "United States" Tench Francis John Harris Francis has agreed that John Powers will make one set of sails for the frigate "United States." The Boston canvas in Harris's care is intended for that purpose. Therefore, the whole of it should be delivered to Powers while taking a receipt for same.
May 22, 1798 Inquiry into Completion of Gun Carriages for Frigate United States James McHenry Captain John Barry Asks Barry to find out exactly when he can expect the completion of the gun carriages for the frigate United States.
April 3, 1797 Reason for Failure of Salutes Being Exchanged Donald G. Mitchell James McHenry Capt. Mitchell explains why he did not exchange salutes with the officer of a British frigate.
May 29, 1798 Articles for the Marines on the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver the following articles to Lieutenant McRea for the use of the Marines on board the frigate "United States": a sergeant's suit of clothing, private's suits of clothing, sergeant's knots, swords and belts, knapsacks, stands of arms, cartridge boxes, and drum heads.
May 28, 1798 Green Baize for the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver to James Milne a piece of green baize or half thick for the Frigate "United States."
January 17, 1798 Poop Lantern for the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver the poop lantern deposited in storage to Joshua Humphreys for the frigate "United States." Deliver the copper chain to the same ship.
June 7, 1798 Light Cannon for the Frigate "Constitution," Etc. Henry Jackson James McHenry Jackson discusses light cannon for the Frigate Constitution and Naval policy.
May 3, 1798 Articles for the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked todeliver to Lieutenant Ross the following articles for the use of the Frigate "United States": a top lantern, ballast shovels, a piece of red bunting, a piece of white bunting, and a half-pound of sewing twine.
July 5, 1798 Certification of payments; account of Lieutenant Franklin Wharton William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $25.82 is due Lieutenant Franklin Wharton of the Marines on board the frigate "United States", being the amount of his account for recruiting Marines for service on the "United States" and for contingent expenses attending the same.
December 11, 1797 Large Jack Screws for the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris "Be pleased to deliver to Captain John Barry for the Frigate United States a pair of large jack screws."
May 11, 1798 Announces Transfer of Jonathon Shattuck to Marines James McHenry William McRea Announces transfer of Jonathan Shattuck from infantry and waiter to Dr. Gillasspy to the Marines on board the frigate United States.
May 31, 1798 Certification of payments; Private Shattuck William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $16 is due Private Jonathan Shattuck, late of the 4th Regiment, being his pay from January 1 to May 1, 1798, the day he was transferred to the frigate "United States."
February 6, 1798 Certification of payments; men of the frigate "United States" commanded by Captain John Barry William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $363.78 is due the Officers, Petty Officers, Seamen, Ordinary Seamen, and Marines of the Frigate "United States", commanded by Captain John Barry, being their pay for December 1797.
December 16, 1797 One Pair of Drumsticks for Lieutenant McRea James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver one pair of drumsticks to Lieutenant William McRea for use of the Marine service on board the frigate "United States."
June 12, 1793 Ship Capture Henry Knox George Clinton Action relative to ship taken by French Frigate [burned fragment, in large part illegible].
September 8, 1796 Letter to Blacksmiths Concerning Iron for Frigates Josiah Fox [not available] Letter, asks for terms regarding iron for Frigate