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May 29, 1798 Clothing & Arms for the Frigate United States James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver the listed articles to Lieutenant MacRea for the Marines on board the Frigate "United States."
May 11, 1798 Announces Transfer of Jonathon Shattuck to Marines James McHenry William McRea Announces transfer of Jonathan Shattuck from infantry and waiter to Dr. Gillasspy to the Marines on board the frigate United States.
November 1, 1797 Marine Clothing to Captain William MacRea William Jones John Harris "Be pleased to deliver to Captain William MacRea of the frigate United States, twelve suits of marine clothing."
December 13, 1797 Articles to be Manufactured into Muskets for the Marines James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to furnish the Purveyor Tench Francis with the following articles needed to manufacture 180 muskets for the Marines: musket barrels, musket stocks, sets of mounting, musket locks, musket bayonets, and musket ramrods. The muskets are to be manufactured according to the specifications of Lieutenant McRea of the Marines and returned to the store when completed.
May 5, 1798 Marine Commission as Lieutenant aboard USS Constitution James McHenry Lemuel Clerk Lieutenant LemuelClerk receives commission to serve as an Lieutenant of Marines aboard the USS Constitution. Appointed by the President. Requests attention to rules and regulations.
June 25, 1800 Advance of pay and subsistence Captain William MacRea Samuel Dexter Paymaster General Dexter refers to copy of letter from Captain William MacRea of Second Regiment Artillerists and Engineers. Dexter approves MacRea's request for settlement of his account.
May 10, 1798 Certification of payments; crew of the frigate "United States" William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $872.08 is due the Officers, Petty Officers, Seamen, Ordinary Seamen, and Marines of the Frigate "United States", commanded by Captain John Barry, being their pay for April 1798; to be paid to William McRea, Lieutenant of Marines.
June 25, 1800 Advance of Pay and Subsistence Captain William MacRea William MacRea Samuel Dexter MacRea received furlough for health reasons. He requests that Dexter direct paymaster general to pay him pay and subsistence and advance him three months pay.
May 31, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Captain Thomas Truxtun Simmons asks Truxtun to clarify the authority under which Lt. Tripplett recruits, musters, and pays Marines of the frigate Constellation.
April 26, 1798 Pay of marines and receipts John Kilty William Simmons Informs Simmons that he has received the money for the pay of the marines on the Navy frigate U.S.S. Constellation which money he will pay to Lieutenant Tripplett. Cover letter for receipts from Lieutenants Dyson and Shoemaker for monies paid to them.
July 2, 1799 Requests Release of Marines to Guard Ships Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Reports necessity of employing all Marines on board ships. Wants guard for frigate. Requests military to relieve the Marines for this purpose.
May 16, 1798 Cloting for the Marines on the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver six complete suits of Marine clothing to Lieutenant William McRea for the use of the Marines on board the frigate "United States."
June 4, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John Fitzgerald Simmons informs Fitzgerald that Capt. William MacRea's receipt was received.
March 30, 1797 Accounting for money received William Simmons William MacRea Notification that MacRea stands charged on the accountant's books with monies received for his pay, the pay of a detachment, and the contingencies of marching the detachment to Pittsburgh. Simmons requests accounting for the sums before he will issue MacRea's six months pay
December 7, 1797 Estiamte for Supplies to the Marines Samuel Hodgdon Josiah Fox Estimate for supplies to the Marines, sent to Josiah Fox.
June 11, 1798 Regarding the manning ship Delaware with Marines [not available] Edward Miller Preparations with ship Delaware, formerly Hamburg packet, complete. Requires Marines on board. Indispensable that ship put to sea to guard commerce along coast of United States. Propose to recruits that they be Marines, temporarily. Describes pay by rank. When Marines no longer wanted on Delaware, are to return to Infantry.
January 20, 1798 Drum Heads for the Marines on the "United States" James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver two drum heads to Lieutenant William McRea for the use of the Marines on board the frigate "United States."
December 1, 1797 Expecting a Great Personage, Etc. William MacRea John Harris MacRea requests two pair of drum heads which he forgot to include in his order at the War Office. He will soon sign receipts for the suit and for the heads but does not have time to get an order currently because he expects a great personage on board.
April 11, 1797 Letter Citation William Simmons William MacRea Cited in MacRea to Simmons, 04/17/1797.
March 30, 1797 Cited letter or document, William Simmons to William MacRea William Simmons William MacRea Letter, Citation only. Cited in MacRea to Simmons, 04/04/1797.
June 6, 1798 Rations, pay, stores, Marines, accomodations on board War Department James Deblois Discusses contract prices for crew rations. Pursers will act as paymasters. Military and other stores will be placed in keeping of certain officers. Officer of Marines will be in charge of accoutrements and clothing. The Captain will designate officer cabins. Stationary will be furnished by purser.
August 17, 1797 Delivery of Coats James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver uniforms for Marines on the Frigates.
September 21, 1797 Notification of Payment William Simmons Griffith MacRea MacRea will receive $200.00 for recruiting service. Simmons requests duplicate receipts.
January 4, 1798 Regarding Marines and Seamen; manner of muster; rations [not available] Captain John Barry Mentions Marine and Sailor muster rolls. Until such time as permanent regulations for government of the Marines and Seamen are contemplated by the President of United States, house the Marines and Seamen monthly while in port. Discusses method of muster. Colonel Mentges will muster the Marines; someone with experience muster the seamen. Mentions contract to supply rations conformably to Act of...
March 16, 1798 Orders for Lieutenant of Marines on frigate Constellation War Office Lieutenant of Marines Orders for the Lieutenant of Marines on board the frigate Constellation. Includes instructions for recruiting.