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November 6, 1799 RE Army Recruiting William MacRea Alexander Hamilton Routine instructions and correspondence concerning Army recruiting.
July 25, 1797 Regarding the Launching of Frigate Constitution Joshua Humphreys Josiah Fox Letter, discusses launching Frigate Constitution; advises Fox regarding rank in Marine Department.
October 17, 1800 Certification of Payment to Robert Rankin William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $4.49 to Robert Rankin, Adjutant of the Marine Corps for expenses incurred by the enlistment of John Morgan, alias John Grave, deserter from infantry detachment under Major Jonathan Cass.
December 11, 1797 Regarding the payroll from Captain John Barry and Lieutenant McRae of the Marines [not available] William Simmons Regarding Navy and Marine Pay, Simmons is advised that the payroll he received, signed by Captain Barry and Lieutenant McRea of the Marines, is sufficient; the pay has been fixed on, and no other information is required.
June 14, 1794 Discussion of Construction & Dimensions of Warships Josiah Fox Captain Thomas Truxtun Letter, discusses mould loft for ships of war; describes dimensions of 44 gun frigate.
February 14, 1796 Discussion of Supplying Live Oak Timbers for Frigates Captain Thomas Truxtun Josiah Fox Letter, discusses supply of live oak for Frigates; mentions Congress.
April 29, 1799 Useful Employment of the Galley "Senator Ross" Alexander Hamilton John Francis Hamtramck Hamilton recommends that the galley "Senator Ross", recently built at Pittsburgh, should be employed on the lower posts of the Mississippi and manned by officers and men detached from the line who have the necessary marine knowledge.
January 12, 1797 Extract of Orders to Captain Thomas Thompson from the Secretary of War James McHenry Captain Thomas Thompson McHenry ordered Thompson to examine hulls and materials for Algerine Frigate Cresent to insure contractors Hackett and Hills fulfilled obligations. Extract is certified as exact copy of original found in Marine Book page 212.
August 13, 1798 Requests Loan of Marine Regiment and Tents for the Navy Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Requests loan of Marine regiment under Major Burrows for the Navy Department and tents.
May 21, 1798 Articles for the Marines on Board the "Ganges" James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver the listed nine articles to Lieutenant Carmick for the Marines on board the war ship "Ganges" and for the ship's use, reams of musket cartridge paper and cannon cartridge paper.
September 11, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Caleb Swan Simmons forwards Capt. McRea's request for pay and subsistence to the Paymaster General.
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.
August 2, 1799 Paymaster Accounts William Simmons Caleb Swan Accounts of paymasters and their debits. Lists payments for regiments as well as their commanding officers. Has furnished instructions relative to duties.
September 21, 1797 Notification of Payment by Treasurer William Simmons Nicholas Fish Treasurer will remit $200.00 to Fish who will then pay Captain Griffith J. MacRea for recruiting services upon acquisition of receipts.
January 4, 1796 Discussion of Materials for Frigate Construction, Referring to Frigate Constellation at Baltimore Captain Thomas Truxtun Josiah Fox Truxton and others at the navy yard in Baltimore responded to the report of the Marine Committee of the US House by sending lists of materials needed for the construction of one 44 gun and one 36 gun frigate. Discusses Fox's complaints about Hodgdon not submitting accounts to the war office. Believes that his white oak will be better than that from New Hampshire. Hopes that the quality of the...
October 3, 1798 Delivery of Musicians Supplies James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver uniforms, arms, etc.
December 3, 1800 Repairs to Old Wherry or barge [not available] Samuel Dexter Requests approval for repairs to Old Wherry or barge.
August 8, 1798 Request for Appointment of R. Hamilton to Lieut. in Navy Alexander Hamilton Benjamin Stoddert A. Hamilton provided glowing recommendation for distant cousin Robert Hamilton. Due to his status as "foreigner", A. Hamilton requested an appointment to Lieut. in U.S. Navy in lieu of Captain.
August 3, 1799 Account Book Entries William Simmons [not available] Forwards account due to Theodore Sedgwick and claims for mustering milita. Notice of issue of warrant for $2000 in favor of Lieutenant John G. McWhorter. Reports condition of health of D. Thompson.
May 30, 1798 Order to Furnish Recruits to Capt. Truxtun James McHenry Samuel Dyson If Captain Truxtun requests recruits from Dyson, he should find volunteers for the cruise, making sure that they understand that they will return to the infantry at the end of the voyage and that while acting as marines they will be entitled to a marine's pay.
August 8, 1798 Recommends Captain Robert Hamilton as Naval Lieutenant Alexander Hamilton Benjamin Stoddert Alexander Hamilton recommends his first cousin, Robert Hamilton, as a Navy Lieutenant, with experience at sea in the West Indies since the age of 14. Alexander Hamilton considers the appointment "a peripheral favour to myself."
February 8, 1798 Enlistment Pledge of William Longsdall William Longsdall [not available] Longsdall's acknowledges that he has voluntarily enlisted to serve one year in the Marine Service, unless sooner discharged, according to the Act passed July 1st 1797 which provides a Naval Armament. The rules and articles of the Navy against mutiny and desertion have been read to him and he will be paid six dollars per month.
August 1, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Caleb Swan Simmons provides the accounts of designated paymasters to Caleb Swan for examination.
September 24, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Robert Gilmor Simmons is attempting to establish accounting practices for the Marine Committee of Baltimore. But before Simmons can proscribe a process, he asks to be informed of the nature of the expenditures the Committee anticipates.
September 27, 1798 Receipt for Socks & Swords for Marines William Burrows [not available] Burrows/Straub acknowledges receipt of fifty pairs of socks and four sergeant's swords agreeable to an order for the use of the Marine service.