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August 5, 1797 Statement of pay of petty officers, seamen, and Marines for examination Josiah Fox Captain Thomas Truxtun Statement of pay of petty officers, seamen, and Marines for examination. Notes that there is a surplus of $150 and asks how it might be applied, since Congress took no notice of Quartermasters or Yeoman of the sheets. Asks for recommendations on what clothing the Marines should have and who should absorb the costs. Discusses regulating pay of petty officers and closes by asking for any...
May 5, 1796 Pay of Private John Baptist Gloster William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $8.51 is due John Baptist Gloster, late private of Captain MacRea's Company 3rd Sub Legion, being his pay from March 1 to May 4, 1796, the day of his discharge.
August 24, 1797 Uniformity of Dress on Ships of War James McHenry Captain John Barry Regulations establishing uniformity of dress by the officers, Marines, and others on board the ships of war in service of the United States.
May 3, 1798 Sergeant's Suit of Clothing to Lieutenant McRea James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver one complete suit of sergeant's clothing to Lieutenant McRea for the use of the Marines on board the frigate "United States."
February 15, 1798 Woolen Overalls for Lieutenant McRea James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver eight pairs of woolen overalls to Lieutenant McRea for the use of the Marines on board the frigate "United States."
January 10, 1798 Clothing, Muskets, & Flints for Lieutenant McRea James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver eighteen Marine muskets with accoutrements, one suit of sergeant's clothing, and three dozen flints to Lieutenant William McRae for the use of the Marines on board the frigate "United States" commanded by John Barry.
May 3, 1798 Suit of Sergeant's Clothing to Lieutenant McRea James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver one complete suit of sergeant's clothes to Lieutenant McRea for the use of the Marines on board the frigate 'United States."
August 22, 1797 Listed Articles to Captain MacRea James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver the listed articles to Captain MacRea.
November 17, 1791 Pierce Butler estimate for a brigantine of 14 guns equal to about 200 tons Henry Knox Pierce Butler Estimate for Brigantine construction, supplies, and crew. He recommends using live oak; white oak, cedar, and locust for the trunnels.
May 5, 1798 Preparations & Enlistments for Deployment of Frigate United States James McHenry Captain John Barry Orders Barry to immediately return to the frigate United States, of which he is commander, and make her ready for sea. The lieutenant of Marines is to enlist men for his contingent, and specifies the wages at which the ship's officers are to enlist good candidates for able seamen, midshipmen, and seamen. Those being enlisted to be examined by medical staff and recorded under various...
August 17, 1797 Coats for the Marines On Board the Frigates James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver to the purveyor Tench Francis ten sergeant's coats and 152 private's coats for the use of the Marines on board the frigates.
October 3, 1798 Letter to the Accountant of the Navy James Tripplett Navy Accountant Writes to the accountant of the Navy Department on the subject of accounts, Marines, and the USS Constellation.
May 30, 1798 Letter from the War Office to Mssrs. Nicklin and Griffith requesting arms for Marines of Ship of War Delaware [not available] [not available] Request to Messrs. Nicklin and Griffith to provide US Marines on Ship of War Delaware with pistols, stand of arms with bayonets, and cutlasses in preparation for war with France.
May 18, 1798 Lieutenant Tripplett's Receipt William Simmons John Kilty Simmons informs Kilty that Lt. James Tripplett's receipt was received.
June 6, 1798 Postpones Departure for New York James McHenry Alexander Hamilton Refers to arrival of marines in New York. His departure has been postponed. Requested the company of Lieut. Col. Doughty at Brunswick.
November 26, 1798 Request for more men to augment Marines guarding French prisoners Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Writing from the Navy Department, Benjamin Stoddert informs McHenry that he intends to move 148 French prisoners from New Castle to Lancaster. He asks for more men to augment the 18 Marines as they transfer the prisoners. Asks for an officer and 20 men.
April 4, 1798 Pikes & Musket Cartridges for the "United States" James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver boarding pikes to Lieutenant Mullowney for the frigate "United States" and a box of musket cartridges to Lieutenant McRea for the Marines on board the same vessel.
December 16, 1797 Drum-Sticks for the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris "Be pleased to deliver Lieutenant William McRea for the Marine service on board the 'United States' one pair of drum-sticks."
August 8, 1799 Refers to Injury and Pension of Pat Fouber Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Reports that rearer Pat Fouber received half his pension prior to enlisting with the Marines aboard the frigate United States after breaking his arm on board and before being put on the pension list.
June 10, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department to the Accountant of the Navy William Simmons Navy Accountant Simmons discusses accounts for Marines' rations at Fort Mifflin.
January 13, 1797 Pay of petty officers, seamen, ordinary seamen, and Marines [not available] Captain Samuel Nicholson Information received not so satisfactory that could wish the President to take into consideration pay of petty officers; seamen; ordinary seamen; marines. Manning of frigate Constitution will to some degree depend on current wages at Boston. Requests input from Captain Nicholson regarding wages
June 14, 1798 Request for money War Department Captain Thomas Truxtun Lieutenant James Triplett calls for money to discharge demands incurred at Alexandria Virginia for enlisting seamen and marines for the frigate Constellation.
May 22, 1800 Requests Order for Knapsacks for Marines Benjamin Stoddert James McHenry Requests exact number of knapsacks needed for the Marines, with an order sent to Captain Gill, Navy storekeeper.
April 4, 1798 Boarding Pikes and Musket Cartridges for the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver 24 boarding pikes to Lieutenant Mullowny for the frigate "United States" and one box of musket cartridges with ball to Lieutenant McRea for the Marines on board the same ship.
June 6, 1798 Answers to Questions Regarding Standard Operating Procedures James McHenry James Deblois Price of rations, payment of officers, seamen, and marines to be standardized at a later date.