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[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.
[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.
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."
February 14, 1795 Main Order of the Army Timothy Pickering Samuel Hodgdon Kirkpatrick's order requesting stores for the Army should be sent.
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.
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.
May 7, 1784 Report from Deputy Paymaster of the Main Army John Pierce Thomas Mifflin John Pierce sends a cover letter to the President of Congress that has enclosed a report from H. Whitmore, Deputy Paymaster of the Main Army, that indicates a discrepancy of 873 dollars.
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.
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, 1783 Clothing for the Southern Army Benjamin Lincoln Nathaniel Greene Clothing purchased for the Southern Army by General Greene. Greene has advised that he has drawn bills on the Superintendant of Finance for the amount of the purchase. This purchase will allow Lincoln to send the clothing purchased in Virginia to the main Army.
March 4, 1796 Suggestion for Conveyance of Money to West Point Stephen Rochefontaine William Simmons Rochefontaine suggests that Mr. Main would make a safe carrier of any money which might need to be brought from Philadelphia to West Point.
November 29, 1794 Letter to Naval agents in Norfolk, Boston, and New York on the location and dimensions of wing transom Henry Knox [not available] Mould is a little different from the draft, nevertheless, adhere to the former. Discusses the dimensions and location of wing or main transom on the 44 gun frigates;
August 23, 1799 Records of John Wilkins, Quarter Master General. [not available] John Wilkins, Jr. Account for payments to various individuals for furniture.
November 4, 1792 Consternation at Reports of Enemy Activity Near Fort Hamilton James Wilkinson Henry Knox Discusses actions around Fort Hamilton -- Lt. Hartshorn left in command there, 3 men from the garrison captured by "the enemy" [presumably Indians], failed pursuit, etc. Defends his leaving a subaltern in command there because of his own absence without giving a reason for it; discusses movements of latest supply train and reinforcements. Writes that "I dare not in prudence move upon the main...
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 4, 1792 Troops Taken Prisoner, Information Gathered, Situation Unsafe for Travel James Wilkinson Henry Knox Wilkinson now commanding Fort Hamilton provided intelligence gathered by Lieut. Gaines during his outing with a search party for captured soldiers. Kentucky volunteers and pack horses to arrive at Fort Jefferson tomorrow, main road unsafe for travel.
March 8, 1798 [Receipt for Supplies] Isaac Craig [not available] Stores, receipt for ship supplies sent to Pittsburgh including tar, oakum, half-hour glass, and flags.
October 24, 1793 The Main Army Joseph Shaylor Samuel Hodgdon [Mostly illegible] Shaylor sent by Capt. Johnathan Strong [?] a letter containing 25 dollars.
August 8, 1799 Payment for making carpets William Simmons Richard Wevill Payment of $6.00 for making Scotch (double weave) carpets and laying them in the rooms.
March 29, 1784 Settlement of the pay for Maryland Continental Regiments Thomas Gassaway Joseph Howell Discusses the settlement of the pay of the Maryland Line. requests muster rolls and papers needed for the settlement. Requests information on the resolves of Congress applicable to the settlement
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
October 31, 1787 Clement Biddle discusses army accounts with Joseph Howell Clement Biddle Joseph Howell Clement Biddle encloses an order for Captain Richardson's certificate to Joseph Howell. Biddle also asks if Howell can devise any method settling accounts for Captains Seath and Reese.
April 3, 1799 Orders to Report to Philadelphia Alexander Hamilton Caleb Swan Order for Swan, Paymaster to the Western Army, to appoint a fully qualified deputy and report to the Secretary of War in Philadelphia with his books and papers
August 23, 1799 Illegible Text Samuel Hodgdon Isaac Craig Missing main page of text. Relates to delivery of provisions and costs of departments;