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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
[not available] Principal Blocks for the U.S. Frigate "Constitution" Unknown Author [not available] List of the principal blocks for the U. S. Constitution with 44 guns.
[not available] Dimensions of Masts and Spars for the U. S. Ship "Congress" Unknown Author [not available] Dimensions of the masts and spars for the United States ship "Congress" of 36 guns. The main mast is proportioned by moulded breadth and the main yard by extreme breadth.
July 18, 1794 Dimensions of masts, yards and spars for 44 and 36 gun frigates Henry Knox Tench Coxe Knox forwards to Tench Coxe the dimensions of the masts, spars and yards of the 36 gun frigates.
July 18, 1794 Dimensions of Masts, Yards, and Spars for 36 Gun Frigates Henry Knox Tench Coxe Henry Knox provides to Tench Cox a copy of the dimensions of masts and spars for a 44 gun frigate that was previously sent to the Secretary of the Treasury on 26 June 1794.
1788 Estimate for supplies for public schooner building on Ohio River Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate of the amount of the articles wanted to complete the public schooner building on the Ohio river under the direction of the Governor of the Western Territory
December 31, 1796 Letter from the War Office with statement of mast and yards for frigate building for the Dey of Algiers [not available] Colonel James Hackett Statement of masts and yards with dimensions and number required for frigate building at Portsmouth New Hampshire for the Dey of Algiers.
February 8, 1797 Discussion of Shipyard, Masts & Yardarms for Frigate, & Algerian Frigate Captain Thomas Thompson Josiah Fox Letter, discusses blocks at yard; discusses masts and yard arms re Frigate; discusses dimensions of Frigate; advises re receiving iron; mentions Algerian Frigate.
January 22, 1799 Details on Indian Annuities Jacob Schieffelin Samuel Hodgdon Ottawas, Chippewas, and Pottawatomies request that instead of farm tools, dry goods (articles of clothing), be sent as their annuities because iron tools could not be distributed evenly among the members due to its worth. Requests from other tribes detailed as well, such as brass kettles. Calicoes of better quality, as well as shrouds. Quantity in bulk will be less than usual, but finer quality...
May 4, 1792 Appropriations of money to Indian tribes Timothy Pickering Unknown Recipient Appropriation of monies for the Oneida, Tuscarora, and Stockbridge Indians.
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.
November 21, 1794 Discussion of Drafts & Models of Frigates Captain Thomas Truxtun Josiah Fox Letter, discusses masts re draft of 44 gun Frigate; mentions India cloth; asks for draft to scale.
January 12, 1798 Construction of Shipboard Gun Deck Joshua Humphreys [not available] Letter, describes construction of gundeck.
1796 Description of British gun ship War Department [not available] Describes a British gun ship.
March 25, 1796 Discussion of Timber Supply for Frigate Construction Josiah Fox David Stodder Letter, discusses timber for Frigates.
July 2, 1796 Discussion of Hemp for Frigate Rigging Josiah Fox Henry Jackson Letter, discusses hemp for rigging for Frigates.
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.
September 30, 1792 Warning Against Creeks and Shawnee Kenotetah William Blount Notified Blount that there were Indians poised to attack. Kenoteta offered supplies to U.S. if they pass through his territory. Talahuske says he abandoned his war talks, now seeks peace but Kenoteta believed he was lying and advised Blount against any sense of security.
December 1794 Request for Report on Frigate Construction Joshua Humphreys Josiah Fox Letter, asks for draft regarding frigate construction.
October 6, 1789 Account of Goods for treating with the Southern Indians. John Meals [not available] Account of goods for treating with the Indians.
July 18, 1794 Dimensions of Masts, Yards and Spars Henry Knox Tench Coxe Table showing the dimensions of the masts, spars, and spars of a thirty-six gun frigate.
1797 Dimensions of the Rigging for the Frigate "Constitution" Unknown Author [not available] A memorandum that describes the standing rigging for the U. S. Frigate "Constitution."
October 1795 Statement of lengths of masts and yards of 44 gun frigates [not available] [not available] A true Statement of the total lengths of the masts and yards for the frigates of 44 guns calculated from the proportions laid down by the following gentlemen: Capt. Truxton, Mr. Humphreys, Capt. Barry.
August 19, 1797 Report from Captain Obrian, having just returned from the Eastward, regarding the Algerine frigate Crescent [not available] Captain Thomas Thompson Captain Obrian having just returned from Eastward reports that it would be proper to have the quarters of the frigate boarded up with their stuff and filled in with cork. Parts should be painted red.
May 10, 1797 Delivery of Carpentry Items James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver carpenter tools to Capt Elliott's company.
June 6, 1797 Instructions to dispose of inferior materials intended for frigate construction [not available] Foreman Cheeseman Naval Constructor Foreman Cheeseman instructed to dispose of inferior materials intended for frigate construction at New York.