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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
July 16, 1798 Cruise of the USS Constellation along the southeastern coast Captain Thomas Truxtun Benjamin Stoddert Describes cruise of USS Constellation off the southeastern coast of the United States.
March 12, 1798 Naval Appointment for the Frigate Constellation James McHenry John Rogers Letter of appointment of naval superintendent with acknowledgment of the President and the Senate on board the frigate Constellation. Instructions for acceptance of appointment with request for strict compliance to superior officers.
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.
August 31, 1798 Request to Suspend Pay of Lieut. Triplett Until Account Settled Isaac Garretson William Simmons Charge due Lieut. Triplett that Garretson believed was more than the pay and rations due him for his time on board the USS Constellation. Garretson requested that Simmons not pay Triplett until accounts with Garretson are settled.
April 13, 1798 Provisions & Stores for the Frigate "Constellation" Samuel Hodgdon Tench Francis Enclosed is an order for the provisions and stores to be delivered to the frigate "Constellation."
September 21, 1797 Regarding heavy anchors for the USS Constellation James McHenry Tench Francis Directs correspondence regarding heavy anchors for the USS Constellation in Baltimore, to be transported the moment they are ready (if not yet completed, instructed to order one from Portsmouth).
April 12, 1798 Request for Gunner for Frigate Constellation Captain Thomas Truxtun Josiah Fox Letter, asks for gunner for Frigate Constellation.
September 18, 1797 Regarding extra expenses for USS Constellation James McHenry Captain Thomas Truxtun Regarding extra expenses for the frigate USS Constellation in Baltimore.
April 12, 1798 Provisions for the Frigate "Constellation" James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is an order for Tench Francis to deliver provisions intended for the frigate "Constellation."
October 6, 1797 Regarding the forwarding of anchors to Baltimore for frigate Constellation [not available] Captain Thomas Truxtun Anchors requested will be forwarded to Baltimore for frigate Constellation in the course of this month.
June 20, 1798 Pay of the crew of Constellation John Fitzgerald William Simmons Cover for a receipt of Lieut. James Triplett for money paid him on account of the pay of the seamen of the frigate U.S.S. Constellation
February 1, 1798 Certification of payments; account of Lieutenant Simon Gross of the USS Constellation William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $233.20 is due Lieutenant Simon Gross of the Frigate "Constellation", being for his pay and subsistence from September 1, the day he entered on duty, to December 31, 1797.
November 10, 1797 Request to send anchor to Baltimore for frigate Constellation James McHenry Jacob Sheafe Request to send anchor to Baltimore for frigate Constellation. Use ports of Boston or New York. Constellation will be somewhere in Chesapeake Bay or Patapsco.
May 26, 1798 Update on Delivery to Constellation Josiah Fox John Harris Fox wrote on behalf of Sec. of War who inquired into the progress Harris made regarding the delivery of supplies to S. Hodgdon that will be transported to the frigate Constellation.
February 12, 1797 Information on the construction of the USS Constellation Samuel Sterett James McHenry Encloses a statement on the cash expended for the construction of the Constellation frigate. Sterett also announces, with pleasure, that the unfinished business that Captain Thomas Truxtun left is completed.
May 7, 1798 Manning of the Frigates War Department John Rogers Pay of able seamen to be increased to $17 per month. Rogers is ordered to enter them for the Constellation at that rate of pay.
July 7, 1797 Request for hand grenades for frigate Constellation [not available] John Harris Request to deliver 200 handgrenades to Tench Francis for USS Constellation.
January 1798 Request for summary of principal causes which delayed completion of frigate Constellation [not available] David Stodder Request that David Stodder, naval constructor at Baltimore, provide summary explaining delays in completion of the frigate Constellation
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.
April 12, 1798 Provisions for the Frigate "Constellation" James McHenry Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed is an order to Tench Francis to deliver to Hodgdon the provisions for the Frigate "Constellation" which should be transported to that ship. Based on Captain Truxton's last account, the "Constellation" is at anchor near the mouth of the Patapsco [River] on his way to the Patuxent [River] for which he intends to proceed with the first favorable wind.
September 18, 1797 Request for Anchor for Frigate Constellation James McHenry Tench Francis Frigate Constellation required a heavy anchor to "keep her from accidents during heavy squalls or spurts of wind,". McHenry requested an update on the one he requested had been transferred from Portsmouth to Baltimore.
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.
June 6, 1797 Discussion of Frigates United States, Constitution, & Constellation James McHenry Tench Francis Letter, asks for estimate of Frigate United States; discusses Frigates United States, Constitution and Constellation.
April 11, 1798 Certification of payments; account of George Balfour, surgeon of frigate Constellation William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $32.26 is due George Balfour, Surgeon of the frigate "Constellation", being his pay from March 12, the day of his acceptance, to March 31, 1798.
June 8, 1797 Estimate of the Cost of Articles for the Frigate Constellation [not available] [not available] An estimate of the cost of goods for the Frigate Constellation, primarily arms and ammunition.