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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 11, 1797 Letter Citation Captain Thomas Truxtun War Department Cited in War Office to Truxton, 06/16/1797
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.
August 8, 1797 Letter Citation Captain Thomas Truxtun Josiah Fox Cited in Fox to Truxton 08/08/1797
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 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.
March 31, 1795 Enclosing an excerpt of Truxton's sailing book Timothy Pickering Captain Silas Talbot Pickering encloses an excerpt from Truxtun's book on sailing.
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 22, 1797 Letter Citation Captain Thomas Truxtun War Department Cited in War Office to Truxton 07/22/1797.
December 16, 1794 Letter Citation Captain Thomas Truxtun War Department Cited in War Department to Thomas Truxton 12/18/1794.
May 6, 1795 Enclosed from Captain Truxton Timothy Pickering Tench Francis Letter, encloses receipts for pay.
February 6, 1799 Relative Rank of Truxton, Talbot, & Dale Benjamin Stoddert Alexander Hamilton Stoddert discusses the circumstances surrounding the relative rank of Navy Captains Truxton, Talbot, and Dale. He criticizes the President for continuing more captains than there are frigates to accommodate them.
March 22, 1796 Cited Document Josiah Fox Captain Thomas Truxtun Cited in Truxton to Fox, 03/24/1796.
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
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
May 25, 1798 Instruction to Set Sail Immediately James McHenry Captain Thomas Truxtun Raids by armed vessels on Southern Coast within "our jurisdictional limits" prompted a quick and immediate reaction from the United States to call to arms of all sailing vessels. Truxton to receive orders shortly.
March 7, 1798 Three Pound Howitzers for Captain Truxton James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver ten brass three-ton howitzers to Captain Truxton.
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.
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.