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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
April 12, 1798 Request for Gunner for Frigate Constellation Captain Thomas Truxtun Josiah Fox Letter, asks for gunner for Frigate Constellation.
May 9, 1798 Regarding Navy Rules & Regulations, And Gunner for USS Constellation Captain Thomas Truxtun Josiah Fox Letter, asks for Rules and Regulations of Navy; mentions gunner for Frigate Constellation.
May 27, 1794 Account of Thomas Bolton, gunner Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for Thomas Bolton, late gunner in the South Carolina Regiment, Artillery.
February 3, 1797 Pay of Joseph Spence, matross William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $18.06 is due Joseph Spence, late a matross [gunner's mate] in Captain Porter's Company, being his pay from January 1 to May 26, 1795, the day of his discharge.
March 17, 1798 Monthly pay on men on frigate Constellation War Office [not available] Monthly pay of the petty officers, seamen, ordinary seamen and marines on frigate Constellation.
May 27, 1793 Account of William McMackin Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for William McMackin, late gunner in the South Carolina Artillery
March 29, 1793 Account of Nicholas Prince Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for Nicholas Prince, late gunner in the 4th South Carolina Regiment, Artillery
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.
February 1, 1793 Money Needed on Western Territory Quartermaster General's Department [not available] From Quartermaster General's Dept. and Commissary of Military Stores Dept. Account Book. Estimate of the sum necessary to procure the listed stores wanted for the Army and Laboratory on the Western Frontier
May 2, 1797 Discussion of Frigate Armament, Especially Grape Shot & Ball Shot Samuel Hodgdon Josiah Fox Letter, discusses armaments for Frigate; discusses grape shot cannisters; discusses ball shot for cannon.
March 16, 1798 Orders for ship Constellation War Office Captain Thomas Truxtun Orders for Captain Truxton to repair with all speed in carrying the ship Constellation out to sea from Baltimore. Ordered to take on board ammunition, provisions, stores, cannon, Seamen and Marines.
April 21, 1798 Hiring Hands and Preparation for Ship James McHenry Captain Samuel Nicholson McHenry approved Canonades; advised Nicholson to hire boatswain, gunner, carpenter, sailmaker, and midshipmen to be approved by the President.
April 23, 1794 Invoice of ordinance and military stores shipped on brig Noah's Ark and subsequent report on whereabouts and condition [not available] [not available] Inventory of military stores shipped from Philadelphia to Wilmington North Carolina on the Brig Noah's Ark for Griffith McRea in the year 1794. A subsequent note dated April 1798 by Griffith McRea indicates that the stores were found in a warehouse. The stores were in damaged condition, particularly the fuses and powder. Some of the equipment, mortars, cannon, traveling carriages, are located...
May 5, 1798 Preparations & Enlistments for Deployment of Frigate United States James McHenry Captain John Barry Orders Barry to immediately return to the frigate United States, of which he is commander, and make her ready for sea. The lieutenant of Marines is to enlist men for his contingent, and specifies the wages at which the ship's officers are to enlist good candidates for able seamen, midshipmen, and seamen. Those being enlisted to be examined by medical staff and recorded under various...
February 15, 1798 Making Up Orders for London Thomas Biggs Samuel Hodgdon Biggs is presently making up an order for London and needs a set of gunner's calipers that are better adapted for his use than those previously received. Since Hodgdon may already have them on hand, Biggs asks for a description so that he can assess whether they will meet his needs. He offers to order any other military instruments, such as shot gauges, that are not available locally.
July 16, 1799 Request for Issue of Cannon Implements to Wilmington James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of cannon implements to Wilmington, North Carolina.
June 7, 1798 12 Pound Shot & Priming Wire for the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver 12 pound shot and priming wire to John Bess, gunner of the frigate "United States."
September 5, 1794 Letter to the Commissary of Military Stores George Fleming Samuel Hodgdon George Fleming writes Samuel Hodgdon, Commissary of Military Stores, regarding particular articles, including muskets and gunner's belts.
May 9, 1793 Account of Samuel White Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for Samuel White, late gunner in the 4th South Carolina Regt.
December 3, 1795 Account of Charles Burnham William Simmons [not available] Certification of service and settlement of pay for Charles Burnham, late private in the 4th South Carolina Regiment, Artillery.
January 12, 1797 Enclosed Statements Regarding Expenses of Frigate Building James McHenry Josiah Parker Letter and statements regarding preparation and launch of frigates for the Navy. Estimates for the cost of completion of ships, supplies, and crew and purchase of land with Live Oak discussed.
August 8, 1794 Inventory of military stores wanted for public use. Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Inventory of military stores wanted for public use, at Philadelphia.
November 17, 1794 Account of Benjamin Sherburn Joseph Howell Richard Harrison Certification of service and settlement of pay for Benjamin Sherburn, late gunner in the 4th South Carolina Regiment.
December 26, 1797 Certification of payments; John McNail, mattross William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $4.60 is due John McNail, late a Mattross [gunner's assistant] in Capt. Porter's Company of Artillerists and Engineers, being the balance of his pay from August 1 to September 12, 1797, the day his term of service expired.
June 8, 1796 Estimate of guns and military stores for a small frigate Navy Dept. [not available] Provides an estimate of the price of ordnance and military stores; lists pay of naval officers and crew; discusses equipping Frigate.