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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
September 28, 1799 Orders to Deliver Materials for Brigantine President Adams [not available] John Harris Orders to deliver goods to Quartermaster General of Detroit for the outfitting of Brigantine John Adams, fitting out at Detroit.
May 10, 1785 Contents of the Brigantine Irish Samuel Hodgdon Nicholas Fish Lists the military contents of the Brigantine Irish.
April 14, 1794 Pay and Supplies for the Guards on Brigantines Joseph Howell David Van Horn A remittance will be sent to Nicholas Fish for the pay and contingent supplies of the guards of Militia on the Brigantines Catharine and William Tell.
May 24, 1793 Letter Citation Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Cited in Reasons for the Opinion of the Secretary of the Treasury and the Secretary at War Respecting the Brigantine Little Sarah, 07/08/1793
November 15, 1791 Estimate of Building and Equipping Ship of Forty Guns Rated at 1300 Tons Pierce Butler Henry Knox Butler prepared an estimate for building a forty gun ship rated at 1300 tons. Included is an estimate of expenses in maintaining a crew of 350 for one year. Costs are based on present circumstances and not based on construction costs during Revolutionary War Ship will have two decks for batteries. Guns assumed to be 24 pounders, though 18 pounders would do. Suggests 4 eight inch howitzers. Will...
July 8, 1793 Cabinet Meeting: Opinion on the Case of the "Little Sarah" Thomas Jefferson [not available] The British brigantine "Little Sarah" has been captured by the French and brought to Philadelphia to be fitted out as a privateer. Hamilton and Knox believe she should not be allowed to leave port until a decision has been made by the President as to her disposition. Jefferson dissents.
January 14, 1795 Pay & Expenses of Ensign Richard Duryee Joseph Howell Nicholas Fish The Treasurer will remit to Fish a sum to be paid to Ensign Richard Duryee, for his services as a guard on board the brigantine Chilcomb, for which a receipt will be required.
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.
January 14, 1795 Pay & Expenses of a Guard on the Brigantine "Chilcomb" Joseph Howell Richard Duryee Howell discusses the pay due a guard on a brig captured by a privateer.
April 6, 1795 Return of men working in the New York yard; arrival of live oak and planks Captain Silas Talbot Timothy Pickering Return of men employed at the New York naval yard for the previous three weeks; live oak and plank have arrived, but the quantities have yet to be surveyed.
December 22, 1794 Abstract for Duties Performed on Ship Richard Duryee Joseph Howell Abstract for duties performed on board the Bri[gantine] for the privateer sloop LaCarmagnole. Settlement of accounts requested.
November 26, 1795 Ordnances for Transport Timothy Pickering William Eaton Enclosed return for ordnance and military stores to be transported to fort on St. Mary's River.
March 30, 1790 Embarkation Orders for Captain Burbeck Henry Knox Henry Burbeck Knox issues his orders regarding the embarkation, supply, and pay of three companies who are to board two vessels whose destination is to be revealed once they arrive at Philadelphia.
May 27, 1784 Delay in Transport of Miller and Iron Samuel Hodgdon Benjamin Lincoln Whitehead to be employed as miller under Lincoln. Cited dispute with man selling iron, therefore it was not on board the brig contrary to previous letter and Mr. Whitehead could not sail with the vessel either. Doesn't not believe miller and iron will arrive as early as July.
April 20, 1795 Weekly return of men employed at the New York naval yard; return submitted of timber imported from Georgia Captain Silas Talbot Timothy Pickering Submitting a weekly return on the men working in the New York naval yard over the past weekly; providing a return on timber imported from Georgia
April 22, 1799 Letter to the Superintendent of Military Stores John Steele Samuel Hodgdon States that 500 muskets and 63,500 flints have been delivered from Hamburg to Ebenezer Stevens, the New York Agent of the War Department. Also mentions New York merchants James and Ebenezer Watson, whose accounts were adjusted for freight charges upon the importation of cannon and small arms.
May 12, 1784 Pettit's Bill and Advances of Money Samuel Hodgdon Benjamin Lincoln Protested bill payable to Col. Pettit, enclosed explanation to Mr. Ferguson carried by J. Lovell by ship to Charleston. Since he hasn't heard any information from "that quarter," Hodgdon must draw on B. Lincoln for advances. Lists items and types of advances. Remarked that the miller's stones were from England and of high quality and are the largest that could be procured.
February 23, 1800 Discussion of Belligerent and Neutral Ships; Relations with Great Britain Charles Lee John Adams Responds to the British Minister to the Secretary of State. Refers specifically to the British vessels--brigantine Experience, ship Lucy, and brigantine Fair Columbian, and to the British sailors and deserters. Discussion of American ships and demands for restitution, with rights to search belligerent and neutral ships.
May 21, 1784 Transportation of Miller and Supplies, Mill Stones Made in U.S. Samuel Hodgdon Benjamin Lincoln Notification that Hodgdon sent a man to perform milling operations previously employed by Messrs. Lewis & Jones, he travels under Capt. Lane on the brig bound for Boston. Mill stores with "whole iron apparatus" are being transported with the miller. Contrary to previous letters, milling stones were made and procured in the U.S. instead of England. Mentioned bill for Mr. Ferguson protested and...
June 12, 1793 Measures to Be Taken Relative to a Sloop Fitted Out as a Privateer Thomas Jefferson [not available] The three cabinet members respond to the request of the President regarding the disposition of the sloop "Polly" taken by the State of New York. They advise that the vessel should be turned over to the civil power until it is determined, by legal proceedings or otherwise, that if she is to be used for hostile purposes, she should be seized by the Governor of New York pending further advice of the...
April 23, 1794 Invoice of ordinance and military stores shipped on brig Noah's Ark and subsequent report on whereabouts and condition [not available] [not available] Inventory of military stores shipped from Philadelphia to Wilmington North Carolina on the Brig Noah's Ark for Griffith McRea in the year 1794. A subsequent note dated April 1798 by Griffith McRea indicates that the stores were found in a warehouse. The stores were in damaged condition, particularly the fuses and powder. Some of the equipment, mortars, cannon, traveling carriages, are located...
December 25, 1784 Iron Works, Innovations and Fertilizer Timothy Pickering Benjamin Lincoln Timothy Pickering sent Benjamin Lincoln a letter enclosed with a bill for iron works which had been manufactured and sent to him. Discussed "riddle" of what company manufactured the iron pieces, and that the iron screen on board the brig Lucretia was the latest innovation, being used by Mr. Morton at the Brandywine Mills. Discussed grinding manure and wrapping it in bushels sufficient to...
October 3, 1794 Reports Communication with Various People; Describes Journey to Georgia Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton Copy of letter from Samuel Hodgdon. Expresses eagerness to assist Major Stagg in any way. Concerned that the business expectations of him are not satisfactory to Stagg and Hodgdon, rather, part of the duties of the Secretary of War. Coxe will attend to the public service at the best of his abilities. Desires to settle accounts with contractors between Fort Washington and Pittsburgh. Reports...
July 8, 1793 Opinion of Hamilton & Knox Respecting the Brigantine "Little Sarah" Alexander Hamilton George Washington Hamilton and Knox state the reasons for their opinions relative to the affair involving the French privateer "Little Sarah" in which the neutrality of the United States was violated by France.