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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
January 9, 1798 Marine for Frigate United States James McHenry Captain John Barry Directs Barry to record Jonathan Shattuck as a Marine for the frigate.
September 21, 1797 Horsemen's Tents for Captain Barry Samuel Lewis John Harris Harris is directed to deliver four horsemen's tents to Captain John Barry as per his order.
May 7, 1798 Assurance of Delivery of Cannons to the State of New York James McHenry John Jay Cannons and foundry inspected by Capt. Barry and found to be favorable. Cannons approved for Governors Island. Defense of the City of New York required estimate of funding, McHenry promised to ascertain some money for the necessary repairs and building.
June 10, 1798 Pay for crew aboard frigate United States War Department Charles Wadsworth Money to be applied in advance towards pay of seamen and marines on board the frigate United States under Captain John Barry
December 11, 1797 Large Jack Screws for Captain Barry James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver a pair of large jack screws to Captain John Barry of the frigate "United States."
May 8, 1798 Order for the Sending of A Recruiting Officer from the Frigate United States to New York James McHenry Captain John Barry Directs Barry to order a lieutenant of the frigate United States to New York City, to recruit seamen there. Orders Barry to provide the lieutenant with instructions, and for that officer to keep close accounts of his expenditures, that they may be reimbursed.
June 1, 1794 Acceptance of Appointment as Captain John Stagg [not available] Captain Barry accepts his appointment as a captain in the pay of the U.S.; received by the War Department the last day of 1794.
May 23, 1798 Request for Boat & Crew to Attend USS Ganges James McHenry Captain John Barry Requests that Barry have a boat and crew prepared to take McHenry to the USS Ganges [about to set sail against the French].
July 13, 1798 Notification of Various Issues, Including Congress' Refusal to Declare War on France Benjamin Stoddert Captain John Barry Informs Barry of various matters -- including information about another ship, the health of his wife, and the closing of Congress without an official declaration of war against France.
December 30, 1800 American Treatment of Armed French Vessels Benjamin Stoddert Commodore Barry Despite the fact that a treaty with the French Republic is before the U. S. Senate, Secretary of the Navy Stoddert orders Barry to treat French armed vessels as hostile so long as they continue their depredations against American trading vessels.
May 22, 1798 Inquiry into Completion of Gun Carriages for Frigate United States James McHenry Captain John Barry Asks Barry to find out exactly when he can expect the completion of the gun carriages for the frigate United States.
March 31, 1798 Orders for Captain John Barry, commander frigate United States War Office Captain John Barry Instructions in reference to the laying in of the frigate United States.
May 28, 1798 A Discount on the Enormous Freight Charges Samuel Hodgdon Melancton Smith In addition to discussing the shipment of sundry cannon, Hodgdon asks Smith to inquire about a possible reduction of the freight charges for the heavy 24 pounders and carriages.
December 11, 1797 Large Jack Screws for the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris "Be pleased to deliver to Captain John Barry for the Frigate United States a pair of large jack screws."
August 18, 1795 Inquiry on status of the payroll, which has not been received John Posey Henry Barry Posey informs Barry that so far he has only received the Muster Roll for his detachment, but still needs information regarding how and when to pay his men as he has not yet received the payroll.
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 15, 1798 Ellery and Crocker to Antigua Benjamin Stoddert Captain John Barry Mr. Ellery of Rhode Island and Mr. Crocker have important business to transact in Antigua. They will take passage on the "Portsmouth," under Captain McNief, as far as Dominica. Captain Barry is asked to assist in their passage from Dominica to Antigua.
December 21, 1797 Certification of payments; men of the Frigate U.S.S. United States, commanded by Captain John Barry William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $772.47 is due the Officers, Petty Officers, Seamen and Marines on board the frigate "United States" commanded by Capt. John Barry, being the balance of their pay from the commencement of their service through November 1797, which sum is to be William MacRea, Lieutenant of Marines.
May 20, 1796 Examination of cannons at Cecil Furnace to determine suitability for service [not available] Mr. Hughes Captains Barry and Truxton and Mr Da Costa examined 35 cannons and found 29 to be suitable for service.
April 18, 1798 Orders for Captain Barry War Department Captain John Barry Is to deliver letter to Governor of New York and receive orders.
September 3, 1797 Request for Printing of Copies of Form Document James McHenry Josiah Fox Letter, encloses form; directs copies printed.
December 11, 1797 Jack Screws for the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris "Be pleased to deliver to Captain John Barry of the Frigate United States a pair of large jack screws."
January 10, 1798 Clothing & Arms for the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver 18 Marine muskets with accoutrements, one suit of sergeant's clothing, and three dozen flints to Lieutenant MacRea for the Marines on board the frigate "United States," John Barry, commander. The muskets McRea now has on hand should be returned to the store.
June 5, 1794 Letter to Captains Barry, Nicholson, Talbot, Barney, Dale, and Truxton appointing them Captains of the first six frigates constructed Henry Knox [not available] Regarding Captains commissions. President of United States General George Washington, with advice and consent of Senate, has appointed these Captains to command ships provided under Act of Naval Armament. Relative rank in following order: Barry, Nicholson, Talbot, Barney, Dale, Truxton.
July 7, 1798 Order for USS United States to Patrol Off Delaware Benjamin Stoddert Captain John Barry Orders Barry to patrol off the coast of Delaware; refers to new acts of Congress which will affect naval operations.