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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 31, 1790 Merits of a memorial for Stephen Steward Henry Knox Joseph Howell Requests for the Commissioner of Army Accounts to examine into the merits of the memorial for Stephen Steward.
March 8, 1790 Information on William Mason Joseph Howell Henry Knox Informs the Secretary of War that he has examined the books as requested and found that William Mason - a soldier formerly belonging to the Virginia Line - was imprisoned at the surrender of Charles Town. Also notes that he was appointed assistant steward at the hospital under the direction of Doctor Oliphant. Mason has a claim for depreciation on pay.
August 31, 1796 Enclosed Receipts and Account of Deserter William Seward Edward Miller William Simmons Enclosed muster roll along with A. Canfield's statement on the deserter W. Steward. Requested information on the "present arrangement of the Army."
September 28, 1791 On the Sickness of Lucy Knox, & the Inadequacy of the Adams House in Philadelphia Henry Knox John Adams Admits that Adams' steward and his children have recovered, but that Lucy Knox is dangerously ill. Apologizes to Adams that the house Knox has procured for him in Philadelphia is not what he deserves, "either for your dignity or the rent," but explains that it was all there was to be had in the city.
August 28, 1791 Family News, Especially of Sickness at Bush Hill Henry Knox John Adams Knox describes how he has been sick recently, along with the family of Adams' steward (Knox & family being lodged at Adams' estate outside Philadelphia, Bush Hill, at this time). Exchanges various bits of family news.
1798 The Draft of an Act to Regulate the Medical Establishment Unknown Author James McHenry The document proposes the creation of the office of Physician General for the military. It describes his responsibilities, and the staff and duties accompanying this position.
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.
September 11, 1791 Family News & Business Henry Knox John Adams Notes that Adams' steward has recovered from illness. Knox's son Marcus has died.
May 27, 1795 Accountability in the Use of Timber Samuel Shore Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon has specified that all timber received at the Navy Yard must be accounted for by specific measurement. William Herbert, who is foreman of the yard and temporary constructor of the frigate, asserts that his only responsiblity is to eliminate bad timber but Shore disagrees, arguing that Herbert must also be accountable for the amount of timber used. Perhaps a steward in the yard could...
February 25, 1799 Regulations for the Medical Establishment of the Army and Navy Samuel Otis [not available] An act of Congress which details a medical system for the U.S. armed forces, including hierarchy of rank, regulations for supply, discipline, and hospital organization, salaries, etc.
July 17, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Nicholas Fish Simmons authorizes Fish to make payment.
August 23, 1784 Sale of Powder Donaldson Yeates Samuel Hodgdon Discusses sale of powder in the U.S. military stores.
March 22, 1800 Notification of Payment William Simmons William Allison Allison notified of future payment from Fish for the board of medicine and attendance, and for funeral expenses of Private James Cullen (of Capt. Frye's Company).
August 30, 1788 Report on the Motion of Mr. Tucker in behalf of William Mason Joseph Howell [not available] Report on the motion of Mr. Tucker in behalf of William Mason of Virginia Line. Howell is of opinion that Mason has no further claims.
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 22, 1793 General Stewart declines appointments; brigs Cunningham and Pilgrim Henry Knox Thomas Jefferson General Stewart declines acceptance of appointment as inspector of the Philadelphia port and naval office. He made the application at insistence of father in law, who is now convinced that office will hurt commercial pursuits. Encloses letter from Governor of Maryland regarding capture of brigs Cunningham and Pilgrim.
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.
July 6, 1799 Certification of payment; Companies, 2d Regiment Artillerists and Engineers stationed at Fort Jay under command of Captains Nicholas Freemen, James Stille and James Reed William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $779.90 to companies of the 1st and 2d Regiment Artillerists and Engineers stationed at Fort Jay under command of Captain Nehemiah Freemen, Captain James Stille and Captain James Reed.
September 4, 1791 Relief of the Sick at Bush Hill and Other News Henry Knox John Adams Informs Adams that all of the sick at Bush Hill seem to be recovering nicely from their fevers. Thanks Adams again for the pleasurable stay at Bush Hill, and professes that the Knox family will be moving intoPhiladelphia within a few weeks. Tells Adams that he has obtained a house for Adams' use in the city, though the rent, at $900, is "exorbitantly high," but the only thing available. ...
[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.
June 9, 1795 Report on State of & Activities At Portmouth Navy Yard Josiah Fox Timothy Pickering Letter, discusses arrival at Portsmouth Naval Yard; describes declivity of keel; discusses employees and arrangement of yard. Encloses account of work done in the yard to 1st of June 1795.
December 1793 Committee Report, Expenses of Naval Force Congress of the United States [not available] List of costs for arming ships to sufficiently protect American merchants from Algerian corsairs.
1798 Cash Advanced to Recruits for the Frigate "Constitution" John B. Cordis [not available] Cash advanced sundry seamen recruited for the United States Frigate "Constitution."
October 30, 1790 Estimate of Expenditures for Construction of Frigates of Various Tonnage John Foster Williams Henry Knox Knox solicits an expert to provide one of many estimates for the cost of constructing frigates of various tonnage for Navy. Foster notes that Knox may be a better judge of the cost of the guns and the warlike stores. Recommends that timber be cut in the fall of the year of construction.
August 6, 1790 Additional Estimate of Monies Required For The Services Of The Present Year. Joseph Nourse Alexander Hamilton Requested sums include payment of civil and military establishment; judicial department; Government of Territory of United States South of Ohio; Department of War; Frederick William Steuben; Quarter Masters Department; Hospital Department; Light Houses, beacons and buoys; Indian Department; certificates of debt to a list of foreign officers.