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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 24, 1794 Request that frigate moulds be prepared for dispatch to shipyards Henry Knox Joshua Humphreys Knox request that Humphreys prepare the frigate moulds for dispatch to New York, Boston, Baltimore, Norfolk, Portsmouth New Hampshire. Josiah Fox will also apply himself to the business.
October 19, 1797 Request for Account Information William Simmons John Habersham Habersham's account for mounting artillery contained information on Daniel DeSaussure. Account stated DeSaussure received credit of $500.00 for a bill on Josiah Smith. No account of Smith existed in War Office or in Treasury records. Simmons doesn't know whom to credit, he requested information relative to the sum in question.
October 22, 1790 Letter Citation Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Cited in Knox to Washington, 12/16/1790. Extract of a letter from Henry Knox concerning the particulars of General Josiah Harmar's expedition against hostile Indians, specifically the Shawnee. Contains general orders. Largely illegible.
October 21, 1790 Letter Citation Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Cited in Knox to Washington, 12/16/1790. Extract of a letter from Henry Knox concerning the particulars of General Josiah Harmar's expedition against hostile Indians, specifically the Shawnee. Contains general orders. Largely illegible.
October 17, 1790 Letter Citation Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Cited in Knox to Washington, 12/16/1790. Extract of a letter from Henry Knox concerning the particulars of General Josiah Harmar's expedition against hostile Indians, specifically the Shawnee. Contains general orders. Largely illegible.
September 1, 1785 Expiration of enlistments for 1st American Regiment Josiah Harmar President John Dickinson Josiah Harmar, Commanding Officer, 1st American Regiment, sends a monthly return of troops in federal service to President John Dickinson. In this return, Harmar states that, contrary to his initial estimates, he has found it impossible to keep the men in service past the terms of their enlistment. Harmar expects to recoup some of the discharged men after they have had their frolic and...
July 24, 1794 Letter directing delivery of moulds of frigates Henry Knox Joshua Humphreys Letter from Henry Knox to Joshua Humphreys, Naval Constructor, directing Humphreys to deliver the moulds of the frigates to Norfolk; Baltimore; Boston; Portsmouth New Hampshire; New York with all possible dispatch. Knox notes that Josiah Fox is under Humphrey's direction.
May 14, 1795 Letter from the War Office recommending Josiah Fox [not available] William Pennock Josiah Fox is the bearer of this recommendation. William Pennock speaks highly of Fox's performance in the Navy Department at Philadelphia where he assisted Joshua Humphreys, naval constructor, in making draughts and moulds for frigates. Humphreys speaks well of Fox and there are few men equally qualified. Mr John Morgan was destined for the position at Norfolk as naval constructor, but he is in...
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...
October 9, 1795 Mr Shore to be discharged as clerk of navy yard at Norfolk Timothy Pickering William Pennock Pickering expresses high regard for Josiah Fox. Fox apparently informed Pickering that Shore is not up the task as clerk of the ship yard at Gosport. After the ship yard closes and the stores are accounted for, Pickering will discharge Shore. Would be happy to hear from Pennock on subject.
June 30, 1785 Expression of concern regarding the discharge of Pennsylvania troops by order of Congress John Armstrong Henry Knox John Armstrong sends Henry Knox a letter expressing his state's concern over the discharge of Pennsylvania troops from Lieutenant Colonel Josiah Harmar's command.
August 28, 1798 Notation only Josiah Hedden Alexander Hamilton note of document in appendix, no physical copy of letter on file.
August 16, 1797 Regarding use of the navy yard at Portsmouth for which the Algerine frigate was built [not available] Colonel James Hackett Presumably from Josiah Fox, expresses no objection to using the navy yard at Portsmouth New Hampshire for which the Algerine frigate was built, so long as no timber or materials are injured.
July 5, 1799 Certification of payment; Estate of Ensign Aaron Higgins in Captain Bush’s Company of Kentucky Militia on General Josiah Harmar’s Expedition, killed in action 22 October 1790 William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $14.36 to estate of Ensign Aaron Higgins in Captain Bush’s Company of Kentucky Militia on General Josiah Harmar’s Expedition, killed in action 22 October 1790.
January 12, 1797 Letter from the War Office dismissing Captain George Turner as temporary inspector of frigate at Portsmouth New Hampshire [not available] Captain George Turner Captain George Turner appointment by Josiah Fox as temporary inspector is void. Return all papers relative to frigate to Captain Thompson.
July 25, 1797 Request that Joshua Humphreys consult on proper manner to launch frigate Constellation at Baltimore Josiah Fox Joshua Humphreys Navy constructor Josiah Fox conveys Secretary of War James McHenry request that Joshua Humphreys consult with David Stodder on safe launching of frigate Constellation at Baltimore.
June 17, 1797 Discussion of Substitute Naval Constructor Josiah Fox Patrick Ferrall Letter, discusses substitute Naval constructor; encloses extract of letter, Knox to Pennock, 08/08/1794.
May 13, 1798 Regarding the service of Isaac Garretson as clerk at navy yard Baltimore Josiah Fox William Simmons Josiah Fox informs William Simmons that according to files from Office of Intendent of Naval and Military Stores, Issac Garretson commenced service as clerk of ship yard Baltimore on June 1795 to May 1798. Rate of pay $750 per year.
September 21, 1796 Request to select, sort, and deliver some timbers and planks to Boston and Portsmouth New Hampshire [not available] Jacob Sheafe Request to Jacob Sheaffe to send some pieces of live oak and plank, whether oak or pine, to Boston and to send some live oak or pine as selected by Josiah Fox, for the frigate to be constructed at Portsmouth New Hampshire. Discusses the means of selection, sorting and valuation of timbers.
October 22, 1785 Harmar informs Secretary at War of his orders to subordinates Josiah Harmar Henry Knox Lieutenant Colonel Josiah Harmar, Commander, First American Regiment, informs Henry Knox, Secretary at War, of the orders issued to subordinate officers prior to his departure from Fort McIntosh. Harmar is presently in Philadelphia to assist recruiting.
June 7, 1797 Estimate of expenses required to complete frigate United States Josiah Fox Tench Francis Josiah Fox, navy constructor, asks Francis, navy purser for estimate of expenses for completing frigate United States. Include costs of employing tradesmen. Intent is to estimate costs so that no calls made to congress hereafter for that purpose. Leave out military stores; Samuel Hodgdon has provided.
January 17, 1797 Cited letter or document, Josiah Fox to Forman Cheesman Josiah Fox Forman Cheesman Letter, CITATION only. Cited in Cheeseman to Fox, 01/23/1797.
February 25, 1797 Letter Citation Josiah Fox Captain Thomas Thompson Cited in Thompson to Fox, 04/14/1797.
April 25, 1797 Letter Citation Josiah Fox Jacob Sheafe Cited in Sheafe to Fox, 06/30/1797.
May 3, 1797 Letter Citation Captain Thomas Thompson Josiah Fox Cited in Fox to Thompson 05/11/1797.