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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
December 15, 1792 Letter Citation Samuel Hodgdon Josiah Smith Cited in Josiah Smith to Hodgdon, 02/16/1792.
December 15, 1792 Letter Citation Samuel Hodgdon Josiah Smith Cited in Josiah Smith to Hodgdon, 02/16/1793.
May 12, 1795 Letter from the War Office regarding payment for services to Josiah Fox [not available] Josiah Fox Payment for services to Josiah Fox for preparing draughts and frigate moulds and for services with frigate construction at Norfolk Virginia. Payment of $750 for past year of service.
October 2, 1795 Salary of Josiah Fox, temporary constructor of the frigate building at Norfolk Virginia William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $187.50 is due Josiah Fox for his salary as temporary constructor of the Frigate building at Norfolk Virginia from July through September 1795.
November 6, 1790 Letter from Governor of Northwest Territory Arthur St. Clair Henry Knox Letter from the Governor of the Northwest Territory to the Secretary at War; mentions General Josiah Harmer.
November 6, 1797 Letter from Josiah Fox to Samuel & Joseph Sterret, naval agents at Baltimore requesting estimate of additional frigate expenses for Congress Josiah Fox [not available] Josiah Fox asks Samuel & Joseph Sterret, naval agents at Baltimore, for estimate of additional expenses for completion of frigate Constellation for Congress in anticipation of request during upcoming session. Secretary of War has not returned since arrival in Philadelphia. Thus, responsibility for obtaining estimate falls on Josiah Fox Navy Constructor.
October 20, 1795 Statement for Timber for 36-gun frigates. Josiah Fox War Office Naval Constructor Josiah Fox lists the dimensions of timber for 36 gun frigate.
March 24, 1794 Fortification of ports and harbors Henry Knox Governor Josiah Bartlett Secretary Knox corresponds with Governor Josiah Bartlett of New Hampshire on matters pertaining to the fortification of Portsmouth harbor.
December 7, 1793 Verification of Josiah Lewdern's Inlistment, Payment, Discharge Joseph Howell Josiah Lewdern Provides Lewdern's enlistment dates. Howell has no evidence of Lewdern being in service and thus can do nothing in the claim.
November 18, 1795 Expenses of Josiah Fox, temporary constructor frigate building Gosport Virginia William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $63.79 is due Josiah Fox for his expenses on a journey from Philadelphia to Norfolk Virginia, while there, and returning to the city, being employed as a temporary constructor of the Frigate building at Gosport, Virginia
October 5, 1796 Progress in the Construction of the New Frigate Josiah Fox Samuel Hodgdon The keel of the new frigate is laid and the sternframe finished.The stern is nearly ready to sail and it is hoped that great progress will be made during the coming week.
May 12, 1794 Queries from Henry Knox to John Wharton regarding Joshua Humphreys' and Josiah Fox' estimates and proposals on frigate design Henry Knox John Wharton Asks opinion of Joshua Humphrey's and Josiah Fox's models from ship builder and designer John Wharton. He asks whether long ships require their extreme breadth as far forward as smaller ships. Where is the dead flat to be placed? He asks to contrast Humphreys' model with those of Josiah Fox, another prominent ship designer who worked for Humphreys. Knox asks whose method is best Fox or Humphreys....
June 29, 1797 Duplicate set of bills of exchange in favor of Josiah Pitt Caleb Swan James McHenry Duplicate bills of exchange drawn in favor of Josiah Pitt for $200 on account of pay of army.
May 12, 1795 Appointment of Josiah Fox as temporary assistant naval constructor of frigate at Norfolk Timothy Pickering Josiah Fox While Mr Morgan had been considered as constructor at Norfolk, he remains in Georgia overseeing the cutting of live oak. Therefore, Pickering appoints Fox as temporary assistant naval constructor at Norfolk to Josiah Fox. Fox is told to repair to Norfolk with all convenient speed. Report on progress; particularly state of naval yard.
August 27, 1795 Salary of Josiah Fox, acting Constructor of the Frigate building at Gosport Virginia William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $187.50 is due Josiah Fox, the Acting Constructor of the Frigate building at Gosport Virginia, for his salary from April though June 1795.
September 11, 1800 Letter to Naval Architect Newton Josiah Fox Letter from Mr. Newton to Josiah Fox, naval architect for U.S. Navy warships. Image not available.
January 1, 1796 Salary of Josiah Fox, Temporary Constructor of the Frigate building at Norfolk, Virginia William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $187.50 is due Josiah Fox, being his salary as Temporary Constructor of the Frigate building at Norfolk Virginia from Oct. through Dec. 1795.
May 14, 1795 Letter of Recommendation Timothy Pickering William Pennock Letter of recommendation for Mr. Josiah Fox respecting his work for the Navy Department.
February 19, 1796 Claim of Josiah Long William Simmons Lemuel Benton Writes of an examination of the petitions and papers relative to the claim of Josiah Long as a soldier in a South Carolina regiment. Concludes that the claim was not properly filed according to the laws of Congress and that no certificate has been produced.
August 28, 1795 Pay for building frigate William Simmons Josiah Fox Informs Josiah Fox that Edward Carrington will pay him for building a frigate at Gosport.
July 7, 1791 Regrets Resignation of Brigadier General Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Arthur St. Clair Expresses regret at resignation of Brigadier General Harmar, as he esteems him as a good officer.
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.
January 28, 1797 Estimate on quantity of canvas required for sails for frigate building for the Dey of Algiers [not available] Oliver Wolcott, Jr. From naval constructor Josiah Fox at the War Office. Enclosed is statement of canvas for sails required for frigate for Dey of Algiers from Josiah Fox, naval constructor.
November 1, 1784 Harmar's Receipts Josiah Harmar Joseph Howell Josiah Harmar forwards expense receipts to Joseph Howell.
June 5, 1795 About the Building of Frigates Joshua Humphreys Timothy Pickering Letter asks that Josiah Fox be sent to Baltimore to consult with those building frigates concerning the moulds and putting the frames together.