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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
August 18, 1795 John Posey to David Henley John Posey David Henley no image
March 2, 1797 Transmission of Commission for Commander of Frigate United States John Stagg Captain John Barry Transmits to Barry his commission in the Navy of the United States, as commander of the frigate United States [1st of the original 6 frigates of the U.S. Navy].
December 4, 1797 Proving of frigate cannon for frigate United States [not available] Samuel Hughes Discusses proving of cannon for frigate at Philadelphia. Will send Captain John Barry and Mr. DaCosta to assist in proving of cannon and to judge them fit for service in accordance with terms of contract. Hopes that nothing will interrupt completion of 32 pounders, which are needed.
October 1, 1794 Reports Interactions with Various People; Complains about Expectations of War Department Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton Received letter with military supply requests after Hamilton's departure. Reports that Major Stagg has set out after the President with Gen. Wayne's dispatches. Reports communications and requests of Samuel Hodgdon and Tench Francis. Colonel Fish has assured him that blankets and shoes will be sent next week. Reports that Captain Barry will sail for Georgia on a brig carrying live oak. Complains...
July 18, 1792 Muster Roll of scouts and messengers Francis Mentges [not available] Muster Roll of scouts and messengers. Includes name and dates employed.
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.
October 19, 1796 Pay of Sergeant Williams, Private Parker, & Private Johnstone, at Fort Johnston in North Carolina William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $135 is due Sergeant Phillip Williams, Private John Parker, and Private William Johnstone, at Fort Johnston in North Carolina, being their pay from January through September 1796.
May 9, 1794 Injury to a Private Vessel by Unauthorizede Persons Alexander Hamilton George Hammond Hamilton discusses a case in which a private vessel, engaged by the British Consul at Norfolk, has been damaged by unauthorized persons. This constitutes a private trespass which must be redressed through the ordinary course of law.
September 30, 1795 Direction for Frigate Mast & Spar Dimensions to Be Discussed Timothy Pickering [not available] Letter, directs conference re mast & spar dimensions for Frigates.
January 11, 1795 Reviews Activity with Ships for Georgia Tench Coxe Timothy Pickering Expresses concern that the Secretary of the Treasury had not been apprised of Coxe's business, and communication should be forwarded to Mr. Francis. Reports that vessels for Georgia have been taken up in Philadelphia under Captain Barry, and his office has no further information. Lists available vessels and previous circular letters sent to naval agents. Asks that he go over previous...
April 18, 1798 Instructions for Inspecting & Shipping New York Cannon Offered to United States James McHenry Captain John Barry Instructs Captain Barry to inspect the cannon offered to the United States by the legislature of New York, and to send them to Philadelphia if he finds them fit for service.
March 22, 1800 Disturbances on Private Vessels Alexander Hamilton Staats Morris Hamilton warns that it is irregular for Marshals to interfere in cases of disturbances on private vessels at the request of private individuals.
July 17, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James Read Simmons provides an account balance and informs Read to expect payment from Nicholas Fish.
August 3, 1799 Notification of Resignation Captain Thomas Truxtun James McHenry Extensive explanation of reason for resignation given as degradation. Cited superiority over Talbot, who was promoted ahead of him, and rank of commission violated.
August 4, 1797 Discussion of Frigates Constellation & Constitution, And of Anchor Weights Josiah Fox Tench Francis Letter, discusses frigates Constellation & Constitution; discusses anchor weight.
September 30, 1795 Request for Talbot, Truxton & Humphreys to Submit Proper Dimensions of Masts & Spars for Frigates Timothy Pickering [not available] Letter, asks for dimensions of masts and spars.
January 16, 1798 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Samuel Vincent William Simmons Samuel Vincent William Simmons informs Samuel Vincent of the sum of the balance on his account.
August 28, 1797 Completion of Frigate Captain Samuel Nicholson Captain John Barry Request for materials and officers to staff ship prior to launch.
August 8, 1798 Certification of payments; pay of Private John Jervis Peter Hagner James McHenry Certification that $28 is due Private John Jervis of the United States 3rd Regiment, being his pay for January through July 1798.
August 18, 1795 Pay of Private Jonathan Newton William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $19.35 is due Private Jonathan Newton, late private in Captain Armstrong's Company 1st Sub Legion, being his pay from January to May 26th 1795, the date of his discharge.
April 30, 1800 Notification of Payment William Simmons James Carraway Accounts for supplies furnished to the 6th Reg. of Infantry at Avery's borough North Carolina were submitted by William Barry Grove, Esq. Upon examination of the receipts, Simmons found Carraway shortchanged himself, changes made to account to be reimbursed. Sum paid to William B. Grove, attorney for Carraway. Future receipts to be directly submitted to Office and payment to Carraway to be...
July 10, 1795 Cited letter or document, David Henley to John Posey David Henley John Posey Letter, Citation only.
April 4, 1798 Regarding delivery of 12 pound cannon by Captain Staats Morris for frigate United States [not available] [not available] Captain Staats Morris, commander of fort at Whetstone Point near Baltimore, will deliver twelve 12 pounder cannon. Request that they be shipped to Philadelphia addressed to Captain John Barry commanding frigate United States.
September 4, 1800 Certification of payment; Maryland Militia, Private John Thomas, Private James Ford, Captain Reilly, Private Martin Hughes, called out to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $34.77 to Maryland Militia members, Private John Thomas, Private James Ford, in Captain J.F. Beall's Company, and Private Martin Hughes under Captain Reilly, called out to suppress an insurrection in the Western Counties of Pennsylvania.
March 14, 1795 Requested Furlough for Captain Dale Timothy Pickering George Washington Pickering requests a furlough for Captain Dale with the understanding that Dale will return from China in time to take command of his frigate. Captain Barry and Captain Truxton are engaged to provide advice and assistance during Captain Dale's absence.