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December 1, 1797 Knapsacks, Drumheads, and a Company Book to MacRea James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver ten knapsacks, a pair of drumheads, and a company book to Lieutenant MacRea for the use of the Marines on board the "United States."
January 20, 1798 Drum Heads for the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris "Be pleased to deliver to Lieutenant William MacRea for the Marines on board the frigate 'United States' two drum heads."
February 15, 1798 Woolen Overalls for the Marines James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver eight pair of woolen overalls to Lieutenant McRea for the use of the Marines on board the Frigate "United States."
December 21, 1797 Certification of payments; men of the Frigate U.S.S. United States, commanded by Captain John Barry William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $772.47 is due the Officers, Petty Officers, Seamen and Marines on board the frigate "United States" commanded by Capt. John Barry, being the balance of their pay from the commencement of their service through November 1797, which sum is to be William MacRea, Lieutenant of Marines.
February 3, 1798 Replacement Musket for McRea's Marines James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver a musket to Lieutenant McRea' s Marines on board the frigate "United States" to replace one that was broken by accident and returned to be repaired.
November 18, 1797 Clothing and Cartridges for the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver one sergeant's suit of Marine clothing and thirteen dozen musket cartridges to William MacRea, Lieutenant of Marines on board the frigate "United States."
January 10, 1798 Clothing & Arms for the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver 18 Marine muskets with accoutrements, one suit of sergeant's clothing, and three dozen flints to Lieutenant MacRea for the Marines on board the frigate "United States," John Barry, commander. The muskets McRea now has on hand should be returned to the store.
February 3, 1798 Replacing a Broken Musket for McRea's Marines James McHenry John Harris McHenry requests that Harris provide a musket for Lieutenant McRea's Marines to replace one that was accidentally broken on the frigate "United States" and has been turned in for repairs.
March 20, 1797 MacRea's Just Compensation William MacRea William Simmons MacRea points out that while he was in Detroit during the derangement he was doing the duty of Sub Legionary Major after Capt. Guion went on furlough. Therefore, it would only be fair for him to receive the extra pay and rations for those additional duties that he never obtained before leaving the Army.
February 6, 1798 Certification of payments; men of the frigate "United States" commanded by Captain John Barry William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $363.78 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 December 1797.
April 4, 1797 Charges to MacRea's Account William MacRea William Simmons MacRea expresses his surprise that he is charged with monies from 1792 and 1793 related to his own pay and that of a detachment he marched to Pittsburgh. He has always been careful about transmitting his receipts and arranging for the proper deductions from his account.
April 17, 1797 MacRea's Account William MacRea William Simmons MacRea discusses his account and hopes that the certificate respecting the contingent money proven before the Mayor of the City will be sufficient to have said account credited with $57.
June 15, 1798 Appointment as Lieutenant of Marines War Department Lieutenant James McKnight James McKnight is appointed Lieutenant of Marines on board the ship of war Delaware. He is to recruit a sergeant, corporal, drum, fife and twenty one privates. He is to pay particular attention to rules and regulations.
February 9, 1798 Muster Roll of Officers & Men on the Frigate "United States" Captain John Barry [not available] Muster Roll of the Officers, Petty Officers, Seaman, Ordinary Seaman, and Marines on board the Frigate "United States" under the command of Captain John Barry in the service of the United States from the 8th of January 1798, the time they were last mustered, to the 9th of February 1798.
December 6, 1797 Exchange of Small Blankets for Larger Ones James McHenry John Harris Lieutenant McRea complains that the blankets he received from the store for the Marines on board the "United States" are too small in size. Harris is asked to exchange them for others that are judged suitable.
February 3, 1798 Certification of payments; subsistence of Lieutenant William McRea of the Marines William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $61.20 is due Lieutenant William McRea of the Marines on board the frigate "United States", being for his subsistence from August 1, the date of his appointment, through December 1797.
May 30, 1798 Orders for Lieutenant James Triplett War Department James Tripplett If the Lieutenant of Marines does not arrive on time, Triplett is to assume his duties and repair on board if Captain Truxtun requires it.
May 30, 1798 Complement of Marines onboard Constellation War Department Samuel Dyson Dyson to furnish Marines if called upon by Captain Truxtun for the frigate Constellation. Men are to be volunteers to enter into service on the extended cruise. Make it known that when done, they return to the infantry. While on ship, entitled to pay of Marines.
July 12, 1799 Recommendation for lieutenant of the Marines Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon States that this letter will be handed to him by John Coates (?), former resident of Antigua, and resident of New York for the last seven years. He served in a Navy Yard in London and now desired to be employed as a lieutenant in the U.S. Marines. Also requests that Hodgdon introduce this individual to the Navy Secretary.
April 11, 1797 Captain MacRea's account William Simmons William MacRea Cover letter forwarding a copy of MacRea's account with the War Office.
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.
December 11, 1797 Regarding the payroll from Captain John Barry and Lieutenant McRae of the Marines [not available] William Simmons Regarding Navy and Marine Pay, Simmons is advised that the payroll he received, signed by Captain Barry and Lieutenant McRea of the Marines, is sufficient; the pay has been fixed on, and no other information is required.
March 24, 1797 Pay & Subsistence of Captain William MacRea William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $421.84 is due Captain William MacRea, being for the six month's pay and subsistence allowed him by the Act of Congress of March 3, 1797.
May 5, 1798 Appointment as Marine Lieutenant James McHenry Daniel Carmick Lt. Carmick receives commission to serve as a lieutenant of Marines aboard the USS Ganges. Requests recruitment of allotted Marines, including sergeant, corporal, drum and fife, and privates. Requests attention to rules and regulations.
June 15, 1798 Appointment as Lieutenant of Marines for the Ship of War, Deleware James McHenry Lieutenant James McKnight James McKnight appointed Lieut. of Marines on Delaware by the President and the Senate. Rules and Regulations for government included.