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March 2, 1798 Clothing & Equipage for the Marines on the "United States" James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver the following to Lieutenant McRea for the use of the Marines on board the frigate "United States": coats, vests, linen overalls, woolen overalls, shirts, pairs of shoes, stocks and clasps, blankets, and knapsacks.
December 14, 1798 Request Settlement for Lieutenant John Sanders, Frigate Constellation William Winder William Simmons Report from Captain Truxton, of the frigate Constellation, that John Saunders acted as Lieutenant to the marines on board from 1 September. Saunders requests settlement.
April 24, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John Kilty Simmons authorizes Kilty to make payment to Lt. James Tripplett at Baltimore.
May 4, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James McHenry Simmons seeks verification from the Secretary at War of Lt. Tripplett's authority to muster and recruit Marines in Baltimore.
December 13, 1797 Request for Delivery of Musket Components James McHenry John Harris Letter, directs delivery of musket parts for manufacture.
May 30, 1798 Order to Furnish Recruits to Capt. Truxtun James McHenry Samuel Dyson If Captain Truxtun requests recruits from Dyson, he should find volunteers for the cruise, making sure that they understand that they will return to the infantry at the end of the voyage and that while acting as marines they will be entitled to a marine's pay.
September 16, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons William MacRea Simmons informs MacRea that his accounts were forwarded to the Paymaster General.
July 18, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Depart. to the Accountant of the Navy William Simmons Navy Accountant Simmons provides an account balance of rations furnished to Marines at Fort Mifflin.
March 2, 1798 Clothing for the Marines on board the "United States" James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver the specified articles of clothing to Lieutenant McRea for the use of the Marines on board the frigate "United States."
December 11, 1797 General Regulations and an Invariable Pay James McHenry William Simmons McHenry informs Simmons that he is awaiting the regulations regarding the pay of Marines, Seamen, Petty Officers, and Midshipmen which will be forwarded so that Simmons can discharge his duties.
May 29, 1798 Articles for the Marines on the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver the following articles to Lieutenant McRea for the use of the Marines on board the frigate "United States": a sergeant's suit of clothing, private's suits of clothing, sergeant's knots, swords and belts, knapsacks, stands of arms, cartridge boxes, and drum heads.
June 14, 1798 Request for Advancement of Funds to Pay Recruits for USS Constitution Timothy Pickering John Fitzgerald Asks Fitzgerald to advance $700 to a naval officer of the USS Constitution to provide for the enlistment of seamen and Marines for that ship, that it may put to sea as soon as possible. Promises quick reimbursement.
January 4, 1798 Directions for Marines and Seamen James McHenry Captain John Barry Outlines rules for governing the marines and seamen until permanent rules are adopted.
May 5, 1798 Order to Begin Recruiting for Frigate Constitution James McHenry Lemuel Clerk Lemuel Clerk is appointed a lieutenant on board the Constitution and ordered to begin recruiting the complement of Marines for the ship. He needs three sergeants, three corporals, one drum, one fife, and fifty privates. Enclosed with the orders are a copy of rules and regulations for recruiting, similar to those given the Lieutenant on the Constellation.
May 21, 1798 Request to Deliver Articles to Lt. Carmick for Ship of War Ganges James McHenry John Harris Harris is instructed to deliver goods to Lieutenant Carmick for the marines on board the ship of war Ganges.
May 21, 1798 Articles for the Marines on Board the "Ganges" James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver the listed nine articles to Lieutenant Carmick for the Marines on board the war ship "Ganges" and for the ship's use, reams of musket cartridge paper and cannon cartridge paper.
December 1, 1797 Articles for Lieutenant McRea James McHenry John Harris Harris is ordered to deliver ten knapsacks, a pair of drumheads, and a company book to Lieutenant McRea for the use of the Marines on board the frigate "United States."
June 15, 1798 Clothing and Supplies for Marines on the Ship of War "Delaware" Timothy Pickering John Harris Harris is asked to deliver the listed articles to Lieutenant McKnight for the Marines on board the ship of war "Delaware." If any of these articles are not in the store, it should be stated immediately so they can be procured without delay.
April 2, 1798 Orders for Lieutenant James Triplett War Office James Tripplett Lieutenant of Marines being absent, Triplett is assigned under orders of Captain Truxton of frigate Constellation.
March 28, 1798 Estimate for building, rigging and equiping ship of war of 22, 20 and 16 guns [not available] Senator William Bingham Estimate to senator Bingham of ship construction and pay for officers of the navy and Marines. Estimate encompasses the building of 20 vessels, and ranging in armament from 22 pounders, 20 pounders, 16 pounders and 6 pounders; manning and provisioned for 12 months.
November 27, 1800 Blankets for Marines Samuel Dexter Israel Whelen This letter notifies Whelen that Samuel Hodgdon has been directed to approach him to procure blankets for Marines.
May 16, 1798 Marine Clothing to Lieutenant McRea James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver six complete suits of of Marine's clothing to Lieutenant William McRea for the Marines on board the Frigate "United States."
December 6, 1797 Larger Blankets for Lieutenant McRea James McHenry John Harris Lieutenant McRea of the Marines on board the frigate "United States" has determined that the blankets he received from the store are too tiny so he wants to exchange them for a larger size that will meet the needs of his men.
July 16, 1799 Accomodations for Sick Seamen and Marines in Newport, RI Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Wolcott refers to the difficulty of providing appropriate accommodations for sick seamen and marines in Newport. Colonel Frazier has recommended erecting a proper building at one end of Goat Island for that purpose. Since this facility would be used by the military, McHenry is asked to take responsiblity for having the building erected.
August 17, 1797 Drum & Fife for the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris "Please to deliver to Captain William MacRea for the frigate 'United States' one drum and one fife complete."