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[not available] Articles of Stores Belonging to Hodgdon to be Placed to Mess account. Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Samuel Hodgdon listed stores belonging to himself and noted that they are to be placed in the mess account. Items include plates, silverware, wine, brandy, coffee and cheese.
July 9, 1794 Estimate of monies for the Supervisor of New York Tench Coxe Alexander Hamilton The Commissioner of the Revenue sends an estimate of monies that will be wanted by Nicholas Fish, supervisor of New York, for pickled provisions for the axe men and carpenters under John Morgan, and which may be wanted for advances to them - cheese, butter, liquors, and molasses, by the Collector of New London, Connecticut. Also informs Hamilton that Tench Francis has found that sulfur may be...
February 5, 1800 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James McHenry Simmons provides a detailed account to the Secretary at War of all the extraordinary expenses claimed by Brigadier General McPherson durng the Northampton expedition.
July 1, 1797 Act Providing for Naval Armament Congress of the United States [not available] Act gave President the power to deploy the frigates United States, Constitution, and Constellation for war. Outline how the ships would be staffed, paid, maintained for no more than one year.
November 7, 1791 Building a Flat, Etc. John Armstrong Samuel Hodgdon It seems proper to employ some person to build a flat which will be much needed since the river will not be fordable for the remainder of the season. Should Hodgdon think it proper to send two sawyers with tools and one or two mechanics, Armstrong will superintend the building of one. The grindstone at Fort Washington is not very large and will in one month be worn out so a new one should be sent...
May 30, 1798 Request for Issue of Stores to New Frigate, United States James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of vast amount of stores to outfit the new frigate United States.
1790 Present State of the Military and Naval Forces Upon the Island of Cuba James McHenry Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Detailed accounting of the military and naval forces of Cuba which included an assessment of the dissatisfaction of the people with their form of government. Author argued that if the inhabitants were allowed to purchase slaves in proportion to their ability to pay for them, the island's productivity would increase significantly.
December 1793 Committee Report, Expenses of Naval Force Congress of the United States [not available] List of costs for arming ships to sufficiently protect American merchants from Algerian corsairs.
July 12, 1798 Sundries for the Frigate "United States" John Harris Captain John Barry A ten-page list of sundries for the Frigate "United States," commanded by Captain John Barry.
October 30, 1790 Estimate of Expenditures for Construction of Frigates of Various Tonnage John Foster Williams Henry Knox Knox solicits an expert to provide one of many estimates for the cost of constructing frigates of various tonnage for Navy. Foster notes that Knox may be a better judge of the cost of the guns and the warlike stores. Recommends that timber be cut in the fall of the year of construction.
May 30, 1798 Order to Arm and Stock Ship for Defense of Cape Henry James McHenry Captain Thomas Truxtun The Secretary of War wants to have as much naval force at sea as soon as possible due to the number of French privateers on the US coast. He hopes that Truxtun is ready to sail, but any articles wanting should be purchased at his present location or at Norfolk. Enclosed are letters to Lt.s Triplett and Dyson with orders. McHenry also encloses instructions for Truxtun from Congress. His cruising...
June 19, 1794 Articles for a 44-Gun Frigate Joshua Humphreys Unknown Recipient Document reporting on the dimensions of materials for a 44-gun frigate, and fittings and stores for same. Joshua Humphreys is a reputed shipbuilder.