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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 18, 1795 Letter Citation Josiah Fox William Pennock Cited in Pennock to Fox, 09/29/1795.
May 14, 1796 Cited Document Josiah Fox William Pennock CITATION only. Pennock to Fox, 05/27/1796.
February 25, 1796 Cited Document Josiah Fox William Pennock Cited in Pennock to Fox, 03/13/1796, Cited in Pennock to Fox, 03/15/1796.
July 13, 1794 Letter Citation William Pennock Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Pennock 07/19/1794.
July 29, 1794 Letter Citation William Pennock Henry Knox Cited in Knox to Pennock 08/08/1794.
November 18, 1794 Letter Citation William Pennock War Department Cited in War Department to Pennock 12/01/1794
May 11, 1796 Cited Document Josiah Fox William Pennock CITATION only. Pennock to Fox, 05/27/1796.
October 8, 1795 Letter, Citation Only Josiah Fox William Pennock Letter, citation only. Cited in Pennock to Fox, 10/20/1795.
August 25, 1796 Appointment at Gosport Yard, Timbers and Construction William Pennock Josiah Fox Pennock pleased with appointment at the Gosport Yard. Pennock has contracted for almost all the plank, and expects delivery soon.
August 8, 1794 Letter from Henry Knox to William Pennock on compensation; employment of Mr Morgan as constructor; procurement of live oak and cedar Henry Knox William Pennock Mr Morris agrees that Pennock should take possession of lot and stores for compensation. Discusses hiring of Mr Morgan, who is presently in Georgia procuring live oak and cedar. Knox is not sure whether Morgan available for service as frigate constructor at Norfolk. Meantime, asks that Pennock attempt to find master builder or constructor. Captain Dale will repair to Norfolk as superintendent.
May 22, 1798 Payment from William Pennock, Naval Agent to Jeremiah Andrews for advancing seamen belong to Frigate Constellation William Pennock James McHenry Payment of $1000 from William Pennock, Naval Agent to Jeremiah Andrews for advancing seamen belong to Frigate Constellation.
January 6, 1796 Letter Timothy Pickering informing of dismissal of Samuel Shore, clerk of yard at Norfolk [not available] William Pennock Pickering informs naval agent William Pennock that he has dismissed Samuel Shore as clerk of shipyard at Norfolk. Shore has been ordered to return all articles, papers and books. Asks that Pennock give him receipt.
May 12, 1796 Discussion of Financial Disputes Samuel Shore Josiah Fox Letter, discusses receipt for articles; discusses Pennock refusal to issue receipt; asks for forward of pay.
June 23, 1798 Condition of Anchors Unfit for Frigates, Extra Supplies With Pennock Captain Thomas Truxtun James McHenry Truxtun had purchased a small quantity of slops just before a shipment of them arrived from Philadelphia. The extra have been placed under the care of Mr. Pennock where they can supply other ships. Truxtun has also left extra lanterns with Pennock. The ventilators have not arrived. The ship Constellation has too deep a draught to go into southern ports without removing guns. The ship lost one of...
1795 Discussion of Cutlery for Navy Yard William Pennock Josiah Fox Letter, discusses knives & forks for Naval yard.
December 29, 1794 Enclosed letter from naval agent Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue encloses a copy of a letter from William Pennock, naval agent at Norfolk, Virginia, with an estimate of money wanted to the amount of $7,450 for the freight of timber from Georgia.
August 8, 1794 Henry Knox requests Captain Richard Dale go to Norfolk to begin frigate construction Henry Knox Captain Richard Dale Knox requests that Captain Richard Dale, superintendent for frigate construction, repair to Norfolk without delay, meet with the Naval Agent William Pennock, in order to start frigate construction. Provisional appointment as constructor is John Morgan; may be delayed. Asks that Dale and Pennock try to find a capable constructor or master builder.
January 9, 1798 Regarding the manner of sending anchor for the frigate Constellation [not available] Jacob Sheafe Regarding procurement of anchors for the Constellation. If no other means but through Norfolk, then send anchor by first vessel to William Pennock, naval agent Norfolk.
July 19, 1794 Letter from Henry Knox to William Pennock regarding duties as Naval Agent Henry Knox William Pennock Knox provides Pennock with general instructions as Naval Agent. Secretary of Treasury will furnish instructions on purchase of certain articles. Will work with master builder Mr Morgan, who is currently overseeing the cutting of timber in South Carolina and Georgia. Once this is finished, repair to Portsmouth New Hampshire. Asks for the price at which journeymen, shipwrights and blacksmiths may...
July 19, 1794 Instructions to naval agent Henry Knox William Pennock Secretary Knox encloses instructions to William Pennock, naval agent at Norfolk, Virginia. Informs Pennock that Secretary Hamilton will furnish him with money and instructions for the purchase of certain articles. Mentions Mr. Morgan, a master builder of "considerable abilities" who will likely be appointed to construct the frigate Chesapeake. Morgan is currently employed in superintending the...
January 6, 1796 Letter from the War Office dismissing Samuel Shore as clerk of ship yard at Norfolk Timothy Pickering Samuel Shore Pickering informs Shore that since the the building of the frigate at Norfolk has been delayed, he is not being continued as clerk. He is to return all articles and papers to Naval Agent William Pennock.
February 26, 1796 Letter from the War Office regarding returns received from previous clerk of ship yard [not available] William Pennock Naval Agent William Pennock is asked to ensure that clerk of ship yard Mr W. Herbert, makes out returns of what he received from his predecessor Mr Shore.
August 8, 1794 Frigate construction at Norfolk Henry Knox Captain Richard Dale Secretary Knox asks Captain Richard Dale of the U.S. Navy to depart for Norfolk immediately in order to commence the building of the frigates. John Morgan has been appointed constructor of the frigate, but he may be delayed. Captain Dale is therefore asked to work with agent William Pennock to find a builder.
April 25, 1796 Suspension of frigate building operations at Norfolk Virginia [not available] William Pennock Congress has limited construction to three frigates. Therefore Pennock is to make no further purchases and is to ensure that Mr Herbert, clerk of ship yard, makes out a full return of stores and articles he received from predecessor Mr Shore.
September 9, 1794 Letter to the Secretary at War Regarding Sheds and Cost Saving William Pennock Henry Knox Pennock writes Knox to discuss the safety and arrangement of sheds. A Mr. Young, who holds the property of Mr. Morris, feels that adding chimneys to sheds would be dangerous. However, putting the shed houses (?) on the public lot would provide a considerable saving in brick work, and a decision on this has been requested of Knox.