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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
December 17, 1794 Purchase of canvas Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue requests Hamilton's opinion on whether he should direct the purchase of canvas.
January 28, 1797 Statement Requesting Canvas for the Frigate Building for the Dey of Algiers Josiah Fox Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Enclosed statement listing type and quantity of canvas.
January 10, 1797 Deliver the Above Mentioned Canvas James McHenry John Harris "Mr. Harris will please to deliver to Mr. Powers the canvas above mentioned."
June 28, 1798 Request for Issue of Replacement Canvas, Oil, Rope, Etc. for Galley John McHenry John Harris Directs issue of canvas, train oil, rope, etc. for use on a galley at Pittsburgh; these will replace articles intended for the same but sent elsewhere.
June 24, 1794 Requests Estimates of Materials for Frigates Tench Coxe Henry Knox Refers to estimates for the materials needed for the frigate. Required to import copper, canvas, anchors, and bunting.
July 13, 1792 Regular Returns and Transport of Powder Henry Knox Isaac Craig Advised regular communication on returns and ordered all powder to be encased in barrel to protect canvas from injury.
January 28, 1797 Estimate on quantity of canvas required for sails for frigate building for the Dey of Algiers [not available] Oliver Wolcott, Jr. From naval constructor Josiah Fox at the War Office. Enclosed is statement of canvas for sails required for frigate for Dey of Algiers from Josiah Fox, naval constructor.
January 24, 1797 Regarding Frigate Construction (2) Josiah Fox Captain Thomas Thompson Letter, discusses construction of Frigate.
May 23, 1797 Request for canvas bolts and anchors for USS Constellation at Baltimore [not available] Henry Jackson Request that naval agent Henry Jackson send American made canvas bolts and small anchors to Samuel and Joseph Sterret, naval agents at Baltimore for the USS Constellation. Expresses desire that all sails for frigates be American made. Will order remainder of kentledge and copper for the pintles of braces, and fire engines for USS Constitution. Hemp will be delivered to replace that destroyed by...
January 1, 1795 Articles of Agreement between Alexander Hamilton and Samuel Breck Alexander Hamilton [not available] Agreement that the U.S. will purchase sail cloth from S. Breck on behalf of the Canvas or Sail cloth Manufactory at Boston and that the articles will be delivered to appointed person.
June 13, 1798 Replacing Articles Destined for Lake Erie, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon By order of the Commander in Chief articles destined for Lake Erie and the galley were shipped on the Ohio with the general. These articles should be replaced as soon as possible: canvas, train oil, white lead, 2 &1/2 inch cordage, and spun yarn.
February 12, 1799 Proposes Tentmaker Contract Samuel Hodgdon Tench Francis Sends a common tent; suggests its use for the army. Suggests contract to Mr. Moyes. If Francis can purchase canvas at a better price, the tents will cost less.
February 4, 1792 Care of Powder Henry Knox Isaac Craig Notification of powder delivery, advised extreme care of delivery. Advised putting powder in flannel or canvas bags.
January 10, 1797 A Set of Sails for the Frigate "United States" Tench Francis John Harris Francis has agreed that John Powers will make one set of sails for the frigate "United States." The Boston canvas in Harris's care is intended for that purpose. Therefore, the whole of it should be delivered to Powers while taking a receipt for same.
August 6, 1797 Estimated Cost for Making Various Stores Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry A ledger-like estimate for making stores, primarily ordnance.
July 31, 1800 Notification of Updated Entries, with details William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Simmons updated Hodgdon on the credit to Crary's account for the fortifications at New Port, RI. Simmons requested Hodgdon update the books of the Superintendent of Military Stores.
December 1798 Memorandium Regarding Ship Construction Josiah Fox [not available] Memorandum, discusses the construction and equipping Frigate Chesapeake at Portsmouth, Va.
July 21, 1797 Delivery and Procurement of Supplies Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Mail received as usual, will forward all relevant documents. Will contact Capt. Lyman regarding reimbursement for the cost of delivery to the War Department of his trunk. Discussed other items transported and delivered. Box No. 3 was not lost, instead it was No. 2. Requests blocks for hoisting tackle in store houses.
June 10, 1799 Abstract of articles purchased by Ebenezer Stevens. [not available] [not available] Abstract of the articles purchased by Ebenezer Stevens agent for the war department in New York in the month March 1799. Transmitted and signed by William Simmons accountant.
June 25, 1794 Supplies for the construction of six frigates Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton Letter from the Commissioner of the Revenue to Treasury Secretary Hamilton regarding the shipment of supplies from Europe - principally London, with alternatives in Copenhagen, Gottenburg, and Amsterdam - for the construction of six frigates.
January 1791 Estimate of Supplies Furnished by Elliot & Williams Unknown Author [not available] Estimate of supplies furnished by Elliot and Williams in 1790, controverted by the Secretary of War but ultimately allowed. Lists accoutrements and rations with estimated values.
May 1794 Invoice of Medicines W. B. Goldthwait Samuel Hodgdon Itemized list of medicine delivered by Finch Francis, agent.
July 7, 1797 Replacement of Lost Goods Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Vouchers of provisions issued enclosed along with contractor's receipts. Mentioned safety of goods transported on Allegheny on a boat that sank. Transmitted list of provisions so Craig could replace lost or damaged articles. Package from Pickering addressed to Rivardi received.
May 1794 Invoice of Medicines W. B. Goldthwait Samuel Hodgdon Itemized list of medicine delivered by Finch Francis, agent.
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.