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June 23, 1795 Laying of Frigate Keel Timothy Pickering Josiah Fox Letter, discusses laying keel of Frigate.
June 22, 1795 Frigate Construction Joshua Humphreys Timothy Pickering (Enclosed in letter from War Office to Josiah Fox noting Humphrey's opinion on laying the keel for the frigate.) Fox believed no time should be wasted in determining best launching site which would be used for laying keels of frigates. Additional description of launching and building protocol.
June 23, 1795 Letter from the War Office on letter from Josiah Fox on laying of keel of frigate at Portsmouth Virginia [not available] Josiah Fox Letter from Fox was forwarded to Joshua Humphreys. His opinion on laying of keel of frigate is expressed in letter of 22 June.
June 22, 1795 On Josiah Fox's letter on laying the keels of frigates and launching Joshua Humphreys Timothy Pickering Humphreys refers to a letter by Josiah Fox from Portsmouth Virginia indicating that neither time nor expense should be spared in laying the keel in the best possible position for launching.
October 17, 1798 Defense of the State of New York John Adams Alexander Hamilton The legislature of New York has appropriated $150,000 to provide for the defense of that state and Hamilton is asked to work with Governor Jay in laying out and executing an effective plan to that purpose.
August 11, 1791 [No. 26] Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Orders to collect items mentioned in previous memo and send on boats. List of items needed.
April 22, 1798 Obstacles to Becoming a Commissioner Thomas Butler Samuel Hodgdon Referring to the probability that he might be appointed as one of the commissioners to hold a treaty with the Cherokees, Butler argues that the representatives of his country would oppose such an appointment. This is evdident from the steps they have taken in laying before the President certain communications which they believe would defeat such an intention.
February 9, 1795 Your Are Overdrawn $790.52 Jonathan Mifflin Samuel Hodgdon Banker Mifflin notes that Hodgdon's bank book shows that Hodgdon is overdrawn by the sum of $790.52, the greater part of which has been to his debit since the first of January. Since there is a note of Hodgdon's for one thousand dollars laying over since that day, Mifflin wants him to have the overage posted by 11am.
June 14, 1794 Collision of State and Federal Jurisdictions Thomas Mifflin George Washington In response to President Washington's suspension thereof, Governor Mifflin makes his case for the establishment of a town at Presque Isle as necessary for the defense of the western frontier of Pennsylvania. Though he will comply with Washington's directive, he implies that the suspension was an abuse of executive authority.
November 10, 1796 Laying in Materials Before Winter Navigation is Stopped Joseph Cranch Samuel Hodgdon Cranch has informed Major Fleming that he could furnish bayonets and ramrods at the same price mentioned in Hodgdon's recent letter. If Hodgdon approves of this arrangement he should notify Cranch immediately so he can lay in the materials before navigation on the Hudson is blocked which will probably be in less than a month.
August 8, 1799 Payment for making carpets William Simmons Richard Wevill Payment of $6.00 for making Scotch (double weave) carpets and laying them in the rooms.
December 12, 1798 Receipt of Major Lewis Tousard for compensation and expenses Lewis Tousard William Simmons Receipt of Major Lewis Tousard of $200 for compensation and expenses from Philadelphia to New Port Rhode Island to inspect fortifications and laying down the plans.
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.
September 18, 1800 Beckwith Confirms the Quality of the Coal Joseph Williams [not available] Elisha Beckwith certifies that as a blacksmith in business in the City of Hartford, he has examined the Virginian coal laying on the banks of that city and has found it of good quality.
June 11, 1798 Loan of cannon for frigate Constitution Henry Jackson James McHenry Letter, informs loan of light cannon for Frigate Constitution.
December 18, 1798 Recommend Me to be the Agent Ebenezer Stevens Alexander Hamilton Stevens insists that he be appointed the agent for laying out the money appropriated by the State of New York for its defense. He has a large a large family to provide for and if he not given this appointment with appropriate compensation he must quit.
May 9, 1794 Town at Presqu' Isle Alexander James Dallas Henry Knox Encloses copies of letters which have been received from General Wilkins and Captain Denny relative to the arrangements being made for laying out a town at Presqu' Isle in Pennsylvania, and the possible opposition which the Indians may give to the accomplishment of that object.
May 4, 1798 Orders for James McDonough War Department James McDonough Orders for McDonough to report to frigate Constitution commanded by Captain Samuel Nicholson laying at Boston.
July 1, 1792 Journal of the Grand Cherokee National Council. James Carey [not available] This is Carey's account of the meeting of the Cherokee National Council on June 26th, 1792.
[not available] Estimate of Quartermaster's Stores to be Procured in Kentucky [not available] [not available] Estimate of quarter master's stores to be procured in Kentucky or in the vicinity of the Army.
June 8, 1791 Reports Travels of Colonel Proctor to the Western Indians Henry Knox George Washington Reports activity of Colonel Proctor and his journey to the Western Indians, requiring an escort from the Six Nations. Describes mode of journey along rivers and lakes. Reports efforts of Cornplanter and Six Nations for peace.
November 7, 1794 Southwest Indian relations General James Robertson William Blount General James Robertson tells Governor William Blount of Southwest Territory that he does not believe that any enemy Indians are in or around settlements, although some have taken off with horses. His son, Jonathan, had his horse stolen. According to the Chickasaws, the Indians lately on the borders of the white settlements have been Creeks.
July 2, 1793 The Infamous Mr. Martin Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Wayne has been informed by Mr. Morrison, a gentleman of veracity, that he saw between twenty and thirty wagon-loads of public stores laying at Shippensburg. Mr. Martin who brought them that far was so infamous a character that he would not hire a team to bring them on to Pittsburgh. He has uniformly defrauded every person with whom he has had any dealings. Wayne fears that if the water fails as...
April 30, 1800 Duplicate Returns for Quarter Masters' Stores Department of War in Tennessee Stephen Hillis [not available] Duplicate returns of quartermaster stores issued in the month of March 1800.
June 14, 1794 Discussion of Construction & Dimensions of Warships Josiah Fox Captain Thomas Truxtun Letter, discusses mould loft for ships of war; describes dimensions of 44 gun frigate.