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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.
[not available] Monthly pay for men on United States frigates War Department [not available] Monthly pay of petty officers, Seamen, ordinary seamen and marines on board frigates of United States.
May 17, 1790 Commutation of Pay to Hospital Mates Joseph Howell Henry Knox The Commissioner of Army Accounts writes War Secretary Henry Knox regarding commutation of pay to hospital mates.
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.
April 1, 1799 Concerning a new law on surgeon's mates James McHenry Jonathan Brace Writes Congressman Brace that a change in the law reducing the number of surgeon's mates to two per regiment has prevented him from appointing a particular doctor.
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.
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.
July 1, 1799 Approval of List of Officer Appointments, with Authority to Replace Those Who Decline Appointment John Adams James McHenry Approves of McHenry's list of officer appointments for the 8th and 9th Regiments, and authorizes McHenry to appoint replacements for any men who refuse appointments as surgeon's mates.
March 29, 1790 Knox proposes ideas for legislation regarding medical support to the troops Henry Knox [not available] Document, Act relative to troops.
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 11, 1798 Appointment to Captain for Ship Ganges; Instructions to Staff Ship James McHenry Captain Richard Dale Announces purchase and preparation of the ship Ganges. Presidential appointment as navy captain, to take command of the ship. Requested to get the ship to see within a week with the necessary improvements and officers and staff. Requests that each seaman be examined by the surgeon. Outlines specific responsibilities and records.
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
June 24, 1799 Request for Choosing Regimental Medical Personnel from List of Applicants James McHenry Nathan Rice Sends to two regimental officers a list of applicants for surgeons and surgeons mates from the state of Massachusetts, asking them to choose one surgeon and two surgeon's mates from the lot, that their appointments may be sent to President Adams for approval. The appended document lists applicants by name, place of abode, grade applied for, and the name of the person who recommended them.
June 25, 1799 Forwarding of List of Officer Appointments, With Attention to Those Being Offered Lower Ranks Than Applied For James McHenry John Adams Forwards a list of recommended officers for the army, for Adams' approval. Asks for the authority to make provisional appointments, considering that McHenry has selected men as surgeon's mates for the 8th and 9th Regiments who had desired higher ranks, and may not accept appointment as surgeon's mates.
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
July 31, 1799 Regimental surgeons and chaplains James McHenry [not available] Encloses a copy of correspondence between himself and Major General Pinckney, along with a letter to Colonels Rice and Hunnewell on candidates for regimental surgeons and surgeons' mates. States the current numbers of troops on the frontier are not sufficient. Also mentions potential religious instruction for the troops.
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.
March 29, 1798 Estimate of Building, Rigging and Equipping three Ships of War to carry 22, 20 and 16 guns together with the cost of Manning and victualling the same for 12 months. Josiah Fox [not available] Document, estimate for building, rigging and equipping three ships of war to carry 22, 20 and 16 guns, and of the cost of manning and victualling the same for 12 months.
August 6, 1799 Denial of Cannon Loan to Militia; Medical Appointments for 14th and 15th Regiments James McHenry John Adams Explains reasons for denying the loan of army cannons to the Northampton, Massachusetts militia, because of the need to keep army materiel in the best condition possible. Also encloses appointments for surgeons and surgeon's mates in the fourteenth and fifteenth Regiments [included].
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.
August 12, 1799 Regarding Medical Appointments, & Lack of System in Evaluating Medical Staff John Adams James McHenry Adams approves the medical staff appointments made by Colonels Hunnewell and Rice, but believes one doctor to merit a surgeon's mate appointment, rather than one as surgeon. Expresses desire for a system to evaluate medical personnel on competency and experience.
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.