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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 5, 1794 Regarding the British ship "William" Edmund Randolph [not available] The Secretary of State encloses papers regarding the British ship "William," a prize to a French vessel of war. Randolph is of the opinion that it is not proved that the ship was taken within the protection of American coasts, and therefore the ship ought to be delivered up to the captors.
July 30, 1793 Request for Report on Ship Repairs Henry Knox [not available] Orders to ascertain information on repairs made to British ship now in port of Philadelphia, to determine whether it is being fitted as a merchant vessel or a vessel of war. The ship is identified as a Letter of Marque ship.
November 3, 1795 Ship Building Josiah Fox William Pennock Changes to ship design, compensation, and provisions discussed generally.
August 18, 1797 Delivery of Shot James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver shot to the ship's captain Mordecai Lewis for ship India bound for Batavia.
March 15, 1790 Warner discusses ship building with Knox Jonathan Warner Henry Knox Letter, discusses ship building.
December 13, 1793 Regarding the cost of shipbuilding materials Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Requests the cost of shipbuilding materials, including equipment and labor.
March 23, 1798 Ship Carpenters Employed at Your Post Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Letter, discusses ship carpenters.
January 3, 1794 Estimate for building and equipping a ship of war from Thomas Fitzsimmons Thomas Fitzsimmons Henry Knox Fitzsimmons agrees to provide estimates for building and equipping a ship of war. He promises to send the estimate next morning.
April 23, 1798 Offer to Purchase Merchant Ship, America, by the United States James McHenry Henry Philips Philips owns a ship called the America, which is capable of carrying 16 nine or six pound guns. McHenry asks if Philips is interested in selling the ship, and if so at what price and could he also provide a description of the ship and stores.
May 25, 1798 Advice on Ship Which Will Not Comply With Orders John Harris Josiah Fox Letter, advises ship not ready to comply with orders.
August 1, 1793 [COPY] Specifications for Removing Guns Henry Knox Phineas Bond Repairs and modifications made to the merchant ship must be removed. Guns and port holes specified.
1796 Description of British gun ship War Department [not available] Describes a British gun ship.
December 31, 1794 Adjustments to Ship Measurements Joshua Humphreys Henry Knox Humphreys' changes/discoveries in ship building processes and measurements.
March 28, 1798 Estimate of Ship Building Costs James McHenry Senator William Bingham Price list for building, rigging, and equipping several ships addressed along with discrepancies in the pay of labor.
June 9, 1798 Articles for the Ship "Constellation" Samuel Hodgdon Captain Thomas Truxtun Hodgdon informs Capt. Truxton that the sloop "May Flower" will deliver the articles from the public store that he needs for his ship the "Constellation" to proceed to sea.
August 7, 1797 State of Stores for Captain Nicholson's Ship Josiah Fox Captain Samuel Nicholson Per Nicholson's request, Fox has made inquiries regarding which stores have been purchased for Nicholson's ship. He reports back on what is ready and what is still on its way.
September 23, 1800 Aiding Dr. Buchanan in Finding a Ship John R. B. Rodgers Samuel Hodgdon Doctor Buchanan is on his way to Washington to obtain a decision on the subject of his surgeoncy. He has already lost the "New York" to the surgeon of another ship so Rodgers asks Hodgdon to use his influence with the Secretary of the Navy to help Buchanan find a ship that will accept him as its surgeon.
June 25, 1798 Supplying the Ship "Constellation" Samuel Hodgdon Henry Jackson After the supplies on the schooner "John" have reached the ship "Constellation," she should be fully supplied.
May 20, 1794 Request for papers in the case of the Ship William Edmund Randolph [not available] The Secretary of State requests that the Secretaries of Treasury and War forward him the papers in the case of the Ship William, together with their opinions thereon.
April 2, 1798 First at Sea if the Political Horizon Thickens Samuel Hodgdon Captain Thomas Truxtun Hodgdon assures Truxton that as many articles as are available will be forwarded to his ship and the rest will arrive as they come to hand. He adds that he hopes Truxton's ship will be the first at sea if the political horizon thickens.
June 2, 1798 Request to send materials from Baltimore ship yard to Secretary of Treasury for use of ship Adriana [not available] Captain Thomas Cole Captain Thomas Cole, ship yard clerk at Baltimore is to send materials to Secretary of Treasury that may be used for ship Adrianna; keep accurate account of articles and transmit to War Office.
August 30, 1797 Final Outfitting for the Frigate United States James McHenry Captain John Barry McHenry writes that he is glad to hear the damage done to the ship during its launching has been repaired; directs Barry to moor in the harbor and take on cannon and all its other supplies, which have been provided by Mr. Francis, the purveyor. Discusses the procuring of recruits for the ship, the hiring of seamen to make it seaworthy, and the enlistment of the ship's doctor. A note from the...
June 11, 1798 Articles for the Ship "Constitution" Samuel Hodgdon Henry Jackson Articles in the public store are being shipped on board the sloop "Herald" to Boston intended for the use of the ship "Constitution."
February 26, 1798 Estimate of Ship of War to Be Built at Portsmouth, N.H. Colonel James Hackett [not available] Estimate of Ship of War to be built at Portsmouth.
September 10, 1793 Return of the Ship "Betsy" Thomas Jefferson Henry Knox The enclosed memorial of one thousand pounds satisfies the public fine so the ship "Betsy" can be returned to her owner.