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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 25, 1797 Regarding the sheer draught of Algerine frigate [not available] Colonel James Hackett The sheer draught of the the Algerine Frigate has been sent to Portsmouth New Hampshire. The inboard draught will be forwarded upon completion.
December 22, 1796 Discussion of Draught David Stodder [not available] Letter, discusses Frigate draught.
October 25, 1796 Draught showing where to place pumps on frigate [not available] Captain Thomas Truxtun Draught is not complete but should be suitable to show where to place the pumps on frigate. When Josiah Fox returns, will submit more suitable draught.
April 29, 1797 Draught of the inboard work for Algerian Frigate [not available] Captain Thomas Thompson War Office forwards draught of inboard work of Algerine frigate; rooms are fully laid off. Give master joiner necessary information relative to stations. Draught of officer's berths forthcoming. Mr Francis has sent vessel laden with rigging and stores to Portsmouth New Hampshire.
March 14, 1800 Regarding draught on Secretary of War and receipt of money Henry & Boggs David Henley Discusses draft on Secretary of War and receipt of money.
June 7, 1797 Regarding draught of stern of Algerine frigate at Portsmouth New Hampshire [not available] Captain Thomas Thompson Captain Thomas Thompson sent draught of stern for Algerine frigate for the carver. When flannel arrives, fix the copper, which must be done at the stocks before ship is launched.
July 12, 1796 Request for Information Regarding Correspondence Concerning Frigate Draft Captain Thomas Truxtun Josiah Fox Concerned that a plan he sent the Secretary of War has not arrived, asks to be informed when they come.
July 18, 1794 Fortifications in Alexandria and Annapolis John Vermonnet Henry Knox Engineer John Vermonnet forwards to the Secretary of War a draught of the fortification of Annapolis. Also states that the crossway at Alexandria will be completed next week, weather permitting. Vermonnet intends to open the ditches as soon as the crossway is finished. Colonel Fitzgerald has contracted for them.
July 5, 1796 Fireplaces and Square Bolts [not available] George Claghorn Presumably from Joshua Humphreys. Enclosed is a draught of one of the small fireplaces used under the cistern for boiling the plank at the Philadelphia yard; a simple design. Iron bolts have square heads because cheapest to manufacture. Requests that unless already rounded, leave alone and conform to instructions.
April 26, 1786 Advice regarding the sale of certificates John Pierce John Winslow Pierce offers his advice regarding the sale of certificates owned by a Mrs. Barr to pay a debt owed to Pierce; asks for information regarding payment on an "original draught"
October 18, 1796 Draft to the head of frigate construction at Boston [not available] Henry Jackson Draught drawn for the head of frigate construction at Boston. Asks for confirmation that it is brought to hand.
February 26, 1784 A draught, mill stones, and an account. Samuel Hodgdon Benjamin Lincoln Discusses payment of a draught. Information on manufacture or importation of mill stones. Discusses an officer's account.
November 27, 1794 Fortification at Annapolis Alexander Hamilton John Randall Agreeable to John Randall's request (Collector at Annapolis), Hamilton has directed the U.S. Treasurer to remit Randall's draught on the office of Discount and Deposit at Baltimore for $750, allotted for the fortification at Annapolis.
March 13, 1796 Discussion of Relations With Barbary States & Congressional Halt on Frigate Building William Pennock Josiah Fox Letter, alludes to treaty with Dey of Algiers; mentions Frigates; alludes to Congress halt on Frigate building.
March 15, 1796 Discussion of Treaty & Tensions With Barbary States William Pennock Josiah Fox Discusses the Algerine treaty and the fact that they will only respect strength.
December 1, 1797 Cost estimate and draught of galley for protection of ports on Ohio and Mississippi River [not available] John Wilkins, Jr. References the construction of galleys which would afford protection of ports on the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers. Would be constructed at Pittsburgh. Requests details on material, procurement of workers and terms by which paid. Galleys would be completed in time to sail from Pittsburgh in the spring.
November 28, 1785 Draught of Treaty [not available] [not available] Commissioners assembled, to include Benjamin Hawkins, Andrew Pickens, Joseph Martin, Laughlin McIntosh. From North Carolina, William Blount. From Georgia, John King and Thomas Glasscock. Interpreters James Madison and Arthur Coody. Commissioners produced draught of treaty. Previous to signing agent from North Carolina and commissioners from Georgia delivered protests. After signing, headmen...
May 5, 1796 Regarding machine for driving bolts through deadwood and keel of frigate [not available] George Claghorn Discusses ship construction, and draught of a bolt-driving machine made use of byJoshua Humphreys for driving bolts through the deadwood and keel of the frigate. Machine will drive bolts of different diameters with great facility and certainty. Copy to be sent to each naval constructor.
June 17, 1794 Fortifications in Alexandria John Vermonnet Henry Knox Letter to the Secretary of War, respecting fortifications. The author has visited Jones' Point, for which he has dressed a plan of defense, of which he shall send Knox a draught upon his return from Annapolis. In the meantime, Colonel Fitzgerald will be collecting the materials. The author has also taken means for establishing a cross way through a marsh, which will enable the carrying of...
March 14, 1797 Payment to James Hackett, naval constructor, and plan for frigate gun deck [not available] Colonel James Hackett Hackett informed that his payment is forthcoming; enclosed is plan for gun deck of frigate which will provide guidance for stationing beams of lower deck. Draught of sheer plan forthcoming.
February 17, 1795 Enclosed Draft, Meeting in Half an Hour Timothy Pickering George Washington "Sir, I have been honoured with your note of this morning, and now inclose the draught of the message to accompany the Georgia acct. and Govr. Blount's communications. In half an hour (unless you would choose to see me sooner) I will wait upon you at your room; and am most respectfully your obt. serv.t"
October 1795 Length of 44 Gun Frigates Josiah Fox Joshua Humphreys An accurate statement of the length of the 44 gun frigates with the errors shown in relation to the draught.
September 18, 1798 Receipt Rolls of Ordnance Detachments George Fleming William Simmons Receipt rolls enclosed. Separate receipts and signature of James Barnet to be mailed due to lack of signature on original submission. Fleming made out a draught by order of the Sec. of War to be sent to Col. Revere of Boston to cast brass cannons for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Fleming then collected evidences and attended the Supreme Court at Goshen after being served a writ regarding...
May 21, 1797 Regarding Frigate Stern Draft Josiah Fox Captain Thomas Thompson Letter, encloses plan for draft of stern.
October 15, 1795 Directions for Ship Building Josiah Fox Joshua Humphreys Offers suggestions for measurements related to frigates.