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[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.
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 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.
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.
May 18, 1798 Appointments for Ship Staff; Sends Medicine Chest James McHenry Captain Samuel Nicholson Encloses appointments for ship staff. Requests list of names and dates. Promises to forward medicine chests as soon as possible.
April 8, 1800 Transfer of Pay to Pay Master General William Simmons Thomas Underwood Pay of subsistence was received and forwarded to appropriate authority, Pay Master General. Amount sent by Underwood to Office was forwarded to Swan.
June 15, 1798 Appointment as Captain; Immediate Instructions to Set Sail James McHenry Captain Stephen Decatur Reports purchase of ship Delaware (now Hamburgh Packet). Issues presidential appointment as captain of the ship and requests immediate activity, to be equipped for three months. Requests appointment of staff and lists salary. Requests physical examination to ensure sound health. Seeks information about rendezvous and outlines responsibilities. Outlines process to obtain military stores.
June 8, 1797 Bindings for the Frigate United States James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver to Mr. Dowers, the sailmaker, two and a quarter gross, or nine pieces scarlet binding for binding the awnings of the frigate "United States."
June 8, 1797 Bindings for the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris Harris is asked to deliver to Mr. Dowers, the sailmaker, two and a quarter gross, or nine pieces scarlet, quality bindings for binding the awnings of the frigate "United States."
January 25, 1793 Quarter Master Stores and Clothing; Shortage of Musket Powder Isaac Craig Henry Knox Encloses returns of Quarter Master stores and clothing. Discusses shortage of musket powder and the need for large supply prior to campaign.
October 15, 1800 Threat by the Master Armorer Joseph Williams Samuel Hodgdon Williams alerts Hodgdon that the Master Armorer has threatened that those giving evidence in the court case against the Superintendent will lose their employment at the works.
November 15, 1793 Advances and estimates; Henry Knox Samuel Hodgdon Discusses estimates and advances in Quarter Master's department.
February 21, 1798 Requested Warrrant to Pay Drafts of the Quartermasters Department Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Letter, asks for warrant re Quarter Master's drafts.
April 1, 1794 Report on accounts; duties as Muster Master, and lack of free time due to work Colonel Robert Hays David Henley Discusses accounts and pay as a muster master. Laments how busy he is; cannot devote a day in a month to private business. Mentions muster rolls and procedures. Indians have done a good deal of mischief. Mentions the matter of settlements and General Robertson.
July 21, 1796 Request for Correct Accounting to the Quarter Master Samuel Hodgdon Daniel Haragan Hodgdon requests that the previous quarter master general's accounts be made up to April 1, 1796. Any monies or bills received after that date will be posted to Hodgdon's account.
March 15, 1800 Notification of Future Actions by Pay Master General William Simmons John W. Patterson Settlement of William Colfax, Contractor, showed Patterson drew extra rations therefore the Pay Master General will hold Patterson accountable for cost of extra rations. Simmons advised Patterson to be more careful in the future.
March 2, 1798 Paying More Drafts on the Quartermaster's Department Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Letter, discusses drafts on the Quarter Master General; asks for money to pay drafts.
April 10, 1793 Money drawn for use of Quarter Master Department Major John Belli Henry Knox Informs Knox of money drawn for use of Quarter Master Department.
March 27, 1800 Copy of Letter to Quarter Master General William Simmons James Miller Copy of letter to Quarter Master General on regulations issued by Secretary of War for the government of Miller.
June 28, 1794 Appointment as Constructor and Master Builder Henry Knox Joshua Humphreys Knox appoints Humphreys Constructor and Master Builder of a forty-four gun ship to be built in Philadelphia, with a compensation of two thousand dollars annually. The compensation is backdated to May due to Humphreys' work on drafts and models for the ship.
January 28, 1799 Appointment of Master Armorer Samuel Hodgdon Unknown Recipient Informs recipient of appointment as master armorer at Harpers Ferry.
April 9, 1793 Estimate for the Quarter Master's supplies John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Estimate for the Quarter Master's supplies. Secretary of War asks for the prices thereto. Bring to meeting.
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.
July 12, 1796 Scarcity of Officers at West Point Stephen Rochefontaine William Simmons Rochefontaine submits the muster and pay rolls for June. Due to the low number of officers at West Point, he has appointed Cadets as quarter master and pay master, and he would like them to be compensated for their work.
October 14, 1800 Regarding the Quarter Master General's duties and accounts William Simmons Samuel Dexter Relative to accounts of John Wilkins Jr., Quarter Master General. Notes that Wilkins was not furnished with with any instruction as to his particular duties.