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May 28, 1796 Regarding Cessation of Frigate Building at Gosport William Pennock Josiah Fox Discusses the proposed cessation in the building of the frigate at Gosport Navy Yard.
April 13, 1797 Compensation of David Stoddert, Constructor of the frigate building at Baltimore William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $500 is due David Stoddert, Constructor of the frigate building at Baltimore, being his compensation for January through March 1797.
September 12, 1796 Salary of George Claghorne, constructor of the frigate building at Boston William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $333.33 is due George Claghorne, constructor of the frigate building at Boston, being his salary for July and August 1796.
July 7, 1796 Compensation of Joshua Humphreys, constructor of the frigate building at Philadelphia Peter Hagner James McHenry Hagner certifies that $500 is due Joshua Humphreys, being his compensation as constructor of the frigate building at Philadelphia from April through June 1796.
April 3, 1797 Compensation of Josiah Fox, Constructor of the frigate building at Norfolk in Virginia William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $190.40 is due Josiah Fox, Navy Constructor of the frigate building at Norfolk in Virginia, being his compensation for January through March 1797.
April 10, 1797 Compensation of George Claghorne, Constructor of the Frigate building at Boston William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $500 is due George Claghorne, Constructor of the Frigate building at Boston, being his compensation for January through March 1797.
April 5, 1796 Salary of Forman Cheeseman, Constructor of the frigate building at New York William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $500 is due Forman Cheeseman for his salary as Constructor of the frigate building at New York from January through March 1796.
February 7, 1796 Discussion of Newspaper References to Frigate Building Captain Thomas Truxtun Josiah Fox Letter, describes article on Frigate building at Baltimore; informs Fox re false newspaper article.
April 3, 1797 Compensation of Joshua Humphreys Constructor of the frigate building at Philadelphia William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $500 is due Joshua Humphreys, being his compensation as Constructor of the frigate building at Philadelphia for January through March 1797.
November 10, 1796 Report on Frigate Construction at Portsmouth Captain Thomas Thompson James McHenry Letter, discusses Frigate building at Portsmouth; asks for position on Frigate.
February 5, 1795 On merits of constructing or renting buildings for frigate work Timothy Pickering Samuel Shore Pickering discusses the issue of whether Mr Samuel Shore can execute his duties without building a house. He explains that the business of frigate construction should be reputed as temporary. Discusses the option of renting a building.
January 6, 1797 Compensation of Joshua Humphreys, constructor of the frigate building at Philadelphia William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $500 is due Joshua Humphreys, being his compensation as Constructor of the frigate building at Philadelphia from October through December 1796.
July 1, 1796 Salary of Forman Cheeseman, Constructor of the Frigate building at New York William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $500 is due Forman Cheeseman, being his salary as Constructor of the Frigate building at New York from April 1 through June 30, 1796, the date his services ceased.
July 7, 1797 Compensation of George Claghorn, Constructor of the Frigate building at Boston William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $500 is due George Claghorn [Claghorne], Constructor of the Frigate building, ( the USS Constitution) at Boston, being his compensation for April through June 1797.
January 11, 1796 Pay & Subsistence of Captain Samuel Nicholson of the frigate building at Boston William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $335.40 is due Captain Samuel Nicholson, Captain of the frigate building at Boston, being his pay and subsistence from Oct. - Dec. 1795.
August 27, 1795 Salary of Josiah Fox, acting Constructor of the Frigate building at Gosport Virginia William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $187.50 is due Josiah Fox, the Acting Constructor of the Frigate building at Gosport Virginia, for his salary from April though June 1795.
August 10, 1795 Account of James Hackett, Constructor of the Frigate building at Portsmouth New Hampshire William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $59.82 is due James Hackett, Constructor of the Frigate building at Portsmouth New Hampshire, being the balance of his salary from August 15th 1794 through June 1795.
July 11, 1796 Salary of James Hackett, Constructor of the frigate building at Portsmouth, New Hampshire Peter Hagner James McHenry Hagner certifies that $500 is due James Hackett for his salary as Constructor of the frigate building at Portsmouth, New Hampshire from April through June 1796.
January 9, 1797 Compensation of George Claghorn, Constructor of the Frigate building at Boston William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $500 is due George Claghorn, Constructor of the Frigate building at Boston, being his compensation for October through December 1796.
January 6, 1796 Account of Joshua Humphreys, Constructor of the frigate building at Philadelphia William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $833.33 is due Joshua Humphreys, Constructor of the frigate building at Philadelphia, being the balance of his compensation from May 1794 - Dec. 1795.
June 22, 1795 Frigate Construction Joshua Humphreys Timothy Pickering (Enclosed in letter from War Office to Josiah Fox noting Humphrey's opinion on laying the keel for the frigate.) Fox believed no time should be wasted in determining best launching site which would be used for laying keels of frigates. Additional description of launching and building protocol.
March 31, 1796 Salary of Josiah Fox, Temporary Constructor of the Frigate building at Norfolk, Virginia William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $191.54 is due Josiah Fox, temporary constructor of the frigate building at Norfolk, being his salary from January through March 1796.
April 8, 1796 Salary of Joshua Humphreys, Constructor of the frigate building at Philadelphia William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $505.75 is due Joshua Humphreys, Constructor of the frigate building at Philadelphia, being his salary for January though March 1796.
October 7, 1796 Compensation of Joshua Humphreys, constructor of the frigate building at Philadelphia William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $500 is due Joshua Humphreys for his compensation as constructor of the frigate building at Philadelphia from July through September 1796.
January 4, 1796 Salary of Forman Cheeseman, constructor of the frigate building at New York William Simmons Timothy Pickering Simmons certifies that $500 is due Forman Cheeseman, constructor of the frigate building at New York, being his salary for Oct.-Dec. 1795.