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February 9, 1798 Muster Roll of Officers & Men on the Frigate "United States" Captain John Barry [not available] Muster Roll of the Officers, Petty Officers, Seaman, Ordinary Seaman, and Marines on board the Frigate "United States" under the command of Captain John Barry in the service of the United States from the 8th of January 1798, the time they were last mustered, to the 9th of February 1798.
January 3, 1798 Certification of payments; Andrew Bartley, ordinary seaman, deceased William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $7.33 is due the estate of Andrew Bartley, late an Ordinary Seaman on board the frigate "United States", being the balance of his pay from September 2 to October 6, 1797, the day of his death.
April 2, 1798 Muster Roll of the Frigate "United States" Captain John Barry [not available] Muster Roll of the Officers, Petty Officers, Seaman, Ordinary Seaman, and Marines on board the Frigate "United States" under the command of Captain John Barry in the service of the United States from the 12th of March 1798, the time they were last mustered, to the 2nd of April 1798.
August 6, 1798 Letter to the Secretary of the Navy Philip Jarvis Benjamin Stoddert Jarvis informs Stoddard that he has received bonds and expenses for the USS Constitution. He currently only has the originals of the vouchers and it may be necessary to make copies to transmit. His accounts would have already been settled if he not been called for duty on board the Constitution and been at sea for some time but they have recently been sent via post.
March 17, 1798 Monthly pay on men on frigate Constellation War Office [not available] Monthly pay of the petty officers, seamen, ordinary seamen and marines on frigate Constellation.
November 26, 1795 Pay of James Murphy, matross William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $27.61 is due James Murphy matross of Captain John Pierce's Company of Artillery, being his pay from January 1 to July 28, 1795, the day he was discharged.
March 16, 1798 Orders for ship Constellation War Office Captain Thomas Truxtun Orders for Captain Truxton to repair with all speed in carrying the ship Constellation out to sea from Baltimore. Ordered to take on board ammunition, provisions, stores, cannon, Seamen and Marines.
September 29, 1798 Bill in Favor of Thomas Murphy John Wilkins, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon Bill No. 150 for $1088 has been drawn on Hodgdon in favor of Thomas Murphy.
November 13, 1798 Certification of payments; John Griner and James Massengill for apprehending Jacob Iden and John Murphy, deserters from detachment of recruits under command of Captain Miller William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $20 to John Griner and James Massengill for apprehending Jacob Iden and John Murphy, deserters from detachment of recruits under command of Captain Miller.
December 11, 1797 General Regulations and an Invariable Pay James McHenry William Simmons McHenry informs Simmons that he is awaiting the regulations regarding the pay of Marines, Seamen, Petty Officers, and Midshipmen which will be forwarded so that Simmons can discharge his duties.
September 2, 1799 Proceedings of the Court-Martial of Gill, Murphy, and Landais John Adlum Unknown Recipient Proceedings of the court-martial of David Gill, James Murphy, and Henry Landais.
November 17, 1791 Pierce Butler estimate for a brigantine of 14 guns equal to about 200 tons Henry Knox Pierce Butler Estimate for Brigantine construction, supplies, and crew. He recommends using live oak; white oak, cedar, and locust for the trunnels.
January 13, 1797 Pay of petty officers, seamen, ordinary seamen, and Marines [not available] Captain Samuel Nicholson Information received not so satisfactory that could wish the President to take into consideration pay of petty officers; seamen; ordinary seamen; marines. Manning of frigate Constitution will to some degree depend on current wages at Boston. Requests input from Captain Nicholson regarding wages
January 17, 1799 Receipt for Mary Murphy Mary Murphy Isaac Craig Payment in full for room and board of Whitner Knaggs and five Indian Chiefs.
July 2, 1799 A Certificate from Valentine Seaman Valentine Seaman [not available] A certificate from Valentine Seaman.
September 14, 1799 Departing from Ordinary Forms in the Advance of Pay Alexander Hamilton James McHenry "...Information from different regiments gives me to understand that my recommendations as to an advance in pay have not succeeded. As the troops are much discontented at the delay, it is my duty to renew the subject. And I must take the liberty to urge that by your interposition, forms may be dispensed with so at least as to effectuate an advance of two months pay upon account. The peculiarity...
April 6, 1798 Certification of payments; crew of the frigate "United States" William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $1254.27 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 January through March 1798.
May 10, 1798 Certification of payments; crew of the frigate "United States" William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $872.08 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 April 1798; to be paid to William McRea, Lieutenant of Marines.
March 5, 1787 Settling Warner's Account John Pierce Oliver Wolcott Enclosed copies of Warner's rolls and accounts for the pay of his company of seaman for the year 1776. Warner has applied for additional pay but he has not yet made it sufficiently clear that the company is entitled to it. He must provide documentation that this pay was actually paid to his men before his account can be settled.
[not available] Monthly pay for men on United States frigates War Department [not available] Monthly pay of petty officers, Seamen, ordinary seamen and marines on board frigates of 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 21, 1797 Certification of payments; account of Tench Francis William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $285.92 is due Tench Francis, being the amount of monies advanced by him for the pay of the Seamen and Ordinary Seamen on board the frigate "United States" through November 1797.
April 29, 1799 Account of Mary Murphy for Boarding Indian Chiefs Whitmore Knaggs [not available] Account between the United States and Mary Murphy for boarding and lodging an interpreter and five Indian chiefs from January 11th to the 17th, 1799.
May 11, 1798 Appointment to Captain for Ship Ganges; Instructions to Staff Ship James McHenry Captain Richard Dale Announces purchase and preparation of the ship Ganges. Presidential appointment as navy captain, to take command of the ship. Requested to get the ship to see within a week with the necessary improvements and officers and staff. Requests that each seaman be examined by the surgeon. Outlines specific responsibilities and records.
May 22, 1798 Payment from William Pennock, Naval Agent to Jeremiah Andrews for advancing seamen belong to Frigate Constellation William Pennock James McHenry Payment of $1000 from William Pennock, Naval Agent to Jeremiah Andrews for advancing seamen belong to Frigate Constellation.