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June 14, 1798 Order to Assess Quality of Ships at Port in Baltimore James McHenry Joshua Humphreys Humphreys and Captain Thompson are ordered to Baltimore to examine vessels which could carry 16-22 guns. There is a vessel for sale by Mr. Barton and also one from Mr. Lorman. They are to assess these vessels and report on the age, state, and probable value, as well as fitness for purpose. They should provide a list of repairs, alterations, and articles needed to make the ship ready and an...
June 1798 Orders to got to Baltimore and examine and obtain vessels that can be furnished with guns [not available] [not available] Letter directs Joshua Humphreys and Captain Thomas Thompson to proceed to Baltimore. In Baltimore, Humphreys and Thomas are to identify private ships suitable for military use and negotiate the purchase of such vessels. Must be able to carry between 16 and 22 guns with six, nine and twelve pound cannon. Guidance provided on criteria; examine age;, state of hull; timbers; masts; rigging; sails...