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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 8, 1798 Request for Issue & Sale of Shot and Grapeshot to Ship Owners; Response as to Payment James McHenry John Harris Directs issue and sale of shot and grapeshot to Willings & Francis, 2 owners of a ship, with postscript from Willings & Francis.
January 28, 1797 General Knox's Account for Wine Willings & Francis Samuel Hodgdon Knox directed Willings & Francis to submit his bill with them to Hodgdon, which they did in the summer. That bill has not been paid, so they send it again with additions.
May 4, 1798 Regarding the ship Ganges as a war vessel [not available] Willings & Francis Captain Richard Dale has accepted command of the Ganges and has received instructions to direct the naval constructor to make alterations. Letter from the War Office to Mssrs. Willings and Francis requests that they accept agency for paying workmen and procuring additional stores and other articles, and to maintain accounts and procure vouchers.
June 12, 1798 Request to Convey Enclosed Letter to Capt. Dale of the Ship, Ganges James McHenry Willings & Francis Captain Dale and his ship the Ganges have been ordered to be at a certain location on the 12th. McHenry asks that Willing & Francis hire a pilot boat to deliver the enclosed letter to the Captain.
June 12, 1798 Request for pilot boat to locate and deliver letter to Captain Richard Dale on board the ship Ganges [not available] [not available] Regarding hiring of Pilot boat to find and deliver letter to Captain Richard Dale aboard "Ganges." Dale's ship is to be found somewhere between Cape Henlopen and Cape James, off the coast of Delaware.
January 3, 1795 Letter Citation Willings & Francis Tench Coxe Cited in Coxe to Hamilton, 01/03/1795.
May 4, 1798 Request to Pay Workmen Employed to Repair the Ship, Ganges James McHenry Willings & Francis Willing & Francis are hired as agents to pay workmen and acquire supplies for the alterations and improvements on the ship Ganges.
May 26, 1798 Delivery of dispatches to Captain Dale James McHenry Willings & Francis Asks that a fast sailing pilot boat be prepared to sail at a moment's notice to carry dispatches to Captain Dale.
May 14, 1798 Iron Ballast for the Ship "Ganges" James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver eight tons of iron ballast to Captain Richard Dale for the use of the ship "Ganges."
May 8, 1798 Military Stores for the Ship of War "Ganges" James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver to Captain Richard Dale of the ship of war "Ganges" the listed military stores which are to be charged to that ship.
June 1, 1798 Recommendation of James Burnes to be a Second Lieutenant Thomas Tingey James McHenry Tingey recommends James Burns for an appointment as a Second Lieutenant in the rising navy of the United States. Burns studied physic and surgery and was engaged in that capacity on the ship "Granger," under Tingey's command, during a voyage to Madeira and the East Indies. He applied himself to the practice of seamanship and navigation so assiduously that on a second voyage he was employed as a...
July 24, 1789 Certification for entitled land John Nicholson Unknown Recipient Certifies that George Francis was a sergeant in the 1st Pennsylvania Regiment is entitled to lands. Francis was discharged from service at the conclusion of the Revolutionary War. Francis places his signature on the document.
December 15, 1797 Supply Order for Tench Francis James McHenry John Harris Order for armaments and ammunition to be delivered to Tench Francis, Purveyor.
December 27, 1794 Money for Tench Francis Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue writes that Tench Francis requires $35,000 cash for various government expenditures.
March 29, 1797 Permission for Tench Francis to Examine Cannon Balls John Stagg John Harris The Secretary of War wants Harris to permit Mr. Francis to examine and prove whatever number of iron cannon balls Francis thinks proper. He wants a number of them for a particular use and, if these answer, an order should be given for their delivery.
December 9, 1800 Settlement account of Tench Francis William Simmons Thomas W. Francis Settling account of Tench Francis, delayed due to the fire in the War Department
April 10, 1792 Account of Francis Bevier Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Account of Francis Bevier, surgeon's mate in the 7th Massachusetts Regiment, for pay.
September 9, 1797 Letter Citation Tench Francis Unknown Recipient Cited in Unknown to Francis 09/14/1797
June 17, 1797 Delivery of Items Wanting Repair to Tench Francis James McHenry John Harris McHenry asks Harris to deliver to the Purveyor for the Naval Service, Tench Francis, articles to be repaired and returned to the store when repairs are completed.
July 25, 1797 Junk and Old Copper to Tench Francis James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver to Tench Francis such quantities of junk and old copper deposited by him in the public store as he may occasionally want for the use of the frigate "United States."
January 1, 1795 Estimates from T. Francis Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton Notification of receipt of T. Francis estimates (for the fortification the port of Philadelphia). If the need for supplies is urgent, Francis believed import of goods from Great Britain and Ireland on credit would be a sufficient choice.
March 10, 1797 Forty Tons of Lead to Tench Francis James McHenry John Harris "Please deliver Mr. Francis, the Purveyor, forty tons of lead."
August 6, 1799 Reports Interaction with Tench Francis about Simmons's Character James McHenry William Simmons Encloses letter to Tench Francis regarding unfavorable opinion of Simmons's character. Questions idea of an assistant purveyor.
March 30, 1797 Cannon Ball and Shells for the Dey of Algiers James McHenry John Harris Harris is ordered to deliver to Tench Francis, the Purveyor, as many of the cannon balls and shells as Francis thinks will be needed to supply the Dey of Algiers.
June 24, 1800 Settle Previous Account between Tench Francis and John Ketland concerning Gunlocks Purveyor's Office Samuel Hodgdon Encloses letter from the late Tench Francis to the late John Ketland, and an invoice regarding imported gunlocks on orders from Francis. Clerk Mr. Govett confirms Mr. Ketland's statement.