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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
December 3, 1794 On the employment of Mr George Taylor's father as a ship joiner for frigate in New York Henry Knox John Blagge Henry Knox informs Blagge that he has received letter from George Taylor asking that his father be employed as ship joiner for frigate at New York. Knox says he considers employment of artificers to be under Blagge's direction and leaves it to him to decide.
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.
December 16, 1793 Calculation of the cost of constructing ships of war Joshua Humphreys [not available] An influential shipbuilder calculates the cost of building and maintaining a frigate for the United States. Estimates 23 pounds per ton.
July 7, 1791 Power of Substitution John Young James Humphreys John Young appoints James Humphries his lawful substitute for the powers of attorney for soldiers who served in the Pennsylvania line.
February 26, 1798 Estimate of Ship of War to Be Built at Portsmouth, N.H. Colonel James Hackett [not available] Estimate of Ship of War to be built at Portsmouth.
December 7, 1797 Inventory following construction of USS Constellation [not available] [not available] An inventory of all the timber, plank, and other materials remaining in the Navy Yard at Baltimore, after the completion of the frigate Constellation, December 7th, 1797.
June 9, 1795 Report on State of & Activities At Portmouth Navy Yard Josiah Fox Timothy Pickering Letter, discusses arrival at Portsmouth Naval Yard; describes declivity of keel; discusses employees and arrangement of yard. Encloses account of work done in the yard to 1st of June 1795.
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.
September 29, 1798 Return of all publick buildings at Springfield Massachusetts with their dimentions and estimated values. Joseph Williams [not available] Lists size and value of public buildings in Springfield, Massachusetts.
May 20, 1798 Letter to the Secretary at War on expeditures of Naval appropriations Captain Thomas Truxtun James McHenry Truxtun discusses frigate construction with McHenry. He anticipated that the costs of the three frigates would be immense. Notes that he advised against building of naval armament to the southward of Philadelphia. Secretary Knox indicated that he believed that ships built to the southward would cost 25 percent more, but President Washington was willing to experiment in order to ascertain where...
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.
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.