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December 30, 1797 Certification of payments; pay & subsistence of Captain Thomas Truxton [Truxton] William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $670.80 is due Thomas Truxton [Truxtun], Captain of the Navy of the United States, being his pay and subsistence from July through December 1797.
December 16, 1794 Letter Citation Captain Thomas Truxtun War Department Cited in War Department to Thomas Truxton 12/18/1794.
June 24, 1794 Captain Thomas Truxton Oath of Allegiance sworn before Richard Peters. Captain Thomas Truxtun [not available] Captain Thomas Truxton appointed a Captain of one of the frigates to be built, oath of allegiance before Richard Peters. Truxton would go on to command the USS Constellation and the USS President.
July 1, 1797 Pay & Subsistence of Navy Captain Thomas Truxton [Truxtun] William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $667.20 is due Thomas Truxton, Captain of the frigate building at Baltimore, being his pay and subsistence for January [through June] 1797.
June 11, 1797 Letter Citation Captain Thomas Truxtun War Department Cited in War Office to Truxton, 06/16/1797
August 8, 1797 Letter Citation Captain Thomas Truxtun Josiah Fox Cited in Fox to Truxton 08/08/1797
June 17, 1797 Cited letter or document, Captain Thomas Truxtun to Josiah Fox Captain Thomas Truxtun Josiah Fox Letter, CITATION Only. Cited in Fox to Truxton, 06/26/1797.
October 29, 1794 Letter Citation Captain Thomas Truxtun War Department Cited in War Department to Truxton 11/03/1794.
December 18, 1794 Regarding Captain Thomas Truxton's draft for 44 gun frigates and plates for publication of nautical book Henry Knox Captain Thomas Truxtun Knox informs Captain Truxton [Truxtun] that he will direct the drafts of 44 gun ships, with masts and yards drawn by Josiah Fox, to be engraved at public expense. He will also loan plates for Truxton's nautical book. Knox estimates that Truxton's work will be a valuable acquisition to the United States.
November 3, 1794 Employment of Thomas Rouse as Quarter Man on Frigate to be built at Baltimore Henry Knox Captain Thomas Truxtun Knox informs Captain Thomas Truxton that he will employ Thomas Rouse as a quarter man on the frigate to be built at Baltimore for $2 per day.
December 28, 1795 Pay & Subsistence of Captain Thomas Truxton of the frigates William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $1,328 is due Captain Thomas Truxton [Truxtun], Captain of one of the Frigates, being his pay and subsistence from Jan.-Dec. 1795.
February 28, 1798 Howitzers for the Frigate "Constellation" James McHenry John Harris "Be pleased to deliver to Captain Thomas Truxton ten brass three pound howitzers for the frigate Constellation."
December 31, 1796 Pay & Subsistence of Navy Captain Thomas Truxton, Captain of the frigate building at Baltimore William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $1338 is due Thomas Truxton, Captain of the frigate building at Baltimore, being his pay and subsistence for the year 1796.
October 9, 1794 Request that Captain Thomas Truxton be permitted purchase blocks Henry Knox Tench Coxe Knox requests that Coxe approve Captain Truxton's desire to purchase some used blocks, which would be preferable to new ones.
June 14, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Captain Thomas Truxtun Simmons informs Captain Thomas Truxtun that monies are available for his use.
July 22, 1797 Letter Citation Captain Thomas Truxtun War Department Cited in War Office to Truxton 07/22/1797.
August 8, 1794 Secretary of War Knox orders Captain Thomas Truxton to go to Baltimore to begin frigate construction Henry Knox Captain Thomas Truxtun Henry Knox requests that Captain Thomas Truxton go to Baltimore to work with the Naval Agents in order to begin frigate construction.
February 12, 1796 Cited Document Josiah Fox Captain Thomas Truxtun Cited in Truxton to Fox, 02/14/1796.
July 3, 1796 Cited Document Captain Thomas Truxtun War Department Cited in War Office to Truxton 07/07/1796
March 22, 1796 Cited Document Josiah Fox Captain Thomas Truxtun Cited in Truxton to Fox, 03/24/1796.
June 25, 1794 Tenche Coxe informs Knox that Captain Thomas Truxton desires to reduce his estimate Henry Knox Tench Coxe Tenche Coxe informs Knox that Captain Thomas Truxton desires to reduce his estimate for the 36 gun frigate.
February 16, 1798 Three Pound Shot to Prove Howitzers James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver twelve three-pound shot to prove howitzers for the Frigate "Constellation" to Captain Thomas Truxton.
July 9, 1795 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Captain Thomas Truxtun William Simmons Captain Thomas Truxtun William Simmons discusses with Thomas Truxton the difficulties in paying officers of the Navy.
September 13, 1797 Cited letter or document, Captain Thomas Truxtun to James McHenry Captain Thomas Truxtun James McHenry Letter, CITATION Only. Cited in McHenry to Truxton, 09/18/1797.
July 26, 1797 Delivery of 12 pounders for frigate Constellation [not available] Captain Thomas Truxtun Truxton informed that Captain Staats Morris will deliver twelve 12 pounder cannon for the frigate Constellation. Truxton is to select out from among the guns.