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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
August 12, 1796 Request for Terms to Supply Needed Materials for Frigate Construction Josiah Fox George Frost Letter, asks for terms regarding masts & materials for Frigate.
September 19, 1796 Regarding Masts, Spars & Timbers for Frigate Josiah Fox James McHenry Letter, discusses terms for masts and spars; discusses timber for Frigate.
July 23, 1796 Discussion of Timber for Ship Masts & Spars; Discussion of Navy Yards Josiah Fox James McHenry Letter, describes timbers available for masts & spars; discusses Navy yards.
May 27, 1796 Discussion of Frigate Timbers William Pennock Josiah Fox Discusses timber for masts, and planks and scantling. Hopes that construction on the frigates will continue. Captain Dale returns to India.
September 30, 1795 Request for Talbot, Truxton & Humphreys to Submit Proper Dimensions of Masts & Spars for Frigates Timothy Pickering [not available] Letter, asks for dimensions of masts and spars.
July 14, 1796 Regarding the Procurement of Ship Timbers for Frigates James McHenry Josiah Fox Directs Fox to find sources for masts, spars, and planks of specific dimensions.
July 1794 Dimensions of masts, yards and spars Henry Knox Tench Coxe Secretary Knox encloses to the Commissioner of the Revenue a table of the dimensions of the masts, yards, and spars, for the 36-gun frigates.
July 17, 1794 Dimensions of masts and spars for 44 and 36 gun frigates Henry Knox Tench Coxe In answer to request of 15 July, Knox provides dimensions of spars and masts for 36 and 44 gun ships. Reported that for the 36 gun ships, would be a little inferior to that of 44 gun, but it seems the same size will answer for both.
July 24, 1796 Request for Procurement of Shipbuilding Materials: Masts, Spars, Planks, & Scantling James McHenry Josiah Fox Asks for information on how certain shipbuilding materials, with precise measurements be obtained: masts, spars, planks, and scantling.
July 17, 1794 Request for dimensions of masts and spars of 36 gun frigate Henry Knox Captain Thomas Truxtun Knox requests that Captain Truxton provide the exact dimensions of the masts and spars of the 36 gun frigate.
July 15, 1794 Requests Dimensions of Masts and Spars for Frigates Tench Coxe Henry Knox Requests spars of a more common size for workmen. Requests dimensions of masts for the frigates.
March 31, 1794 Suggestion for Obtaining Masts for Frigates Joshua Humphreys Henry Knox Humphrey noted merchants were in town and that the United States should contract with them to purchase masts for the new frigates to be built.
September 30, 1795 Direction for Frigate Mast & Spar Dimensions to Be Discussed Timothy Pickering [not available] Letter, directs conference re mast & spar dimensions for Frigates.
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.
October 10, 1795 On the different calculations as to total measurement of masts and yards Timothy Pickering Captain Thomas Truxtun Pickering had hoped that since Captains Truxton, Barry and Talbot were in town, they would meet with Joshua Humphreys to consult on the dimensions of masts for the frigates. Pickering includes a chart from Joshua Humphreys with different calculations.
June 5, 1799 Reports Accounts for Ship Carpenters; Encloses Dimensions for Masts, Spars Samuel Hodgdon Matthew Ernest Reports the arrival of the ship carpenters with their drafts; the accounts will be corrected. Encloses the dimensions of the spars and masts for brig building
June 26, 1794 Henry Knox transmits Captain Truxton's estimate for masts and spars to Secretary of Treasury Hamilton Henry Knox Alexander Hamilton Knox sends Captain Thomas Truxton's estimate for masts and spars for one of the 44 gun frigates. Estimate for 36 gun frigate a little inferior in size.
June 26, 1794 Estimate for 44-gun frigate Henry Knox Alexander Hamilton Secretary Knox transmits to Secretary Hamilton Captain Thomas Truxton's estimate of masts and spars for on of the frigates of 44 guns. The 36 gun frigates will be but little inferior in size.
August 2, 1796 Discussion & Statement of Timber Wanted for Various Frigate Components Josiah Fox Mr. Vaughan Letter, asks for terms regarding timber for Frigate. Letter includes a statement of masts, spars, planks and scantling wanted for use of the United States.
January 24, 1797 Regarding Frigate Construction (2) Josiah Fox Captain Thomas Thompson Letter, discusses construction of Frigate.
July 18, 1794 Dimensions of Masts, Yards and Spars Henry Knox Tench Coxe Table showing the dimensions of the masts, spars, and spars of a thirty-six gun frigate.
September 19, 1796 Regarding Frigate Timber & Frigate for Dey of Algiers Captain Samuel Nicholson Josiah Fox Letter, discusses timber for Frigates; discusses shipping timber to Boston; mentions Frigate for Dey of Algiers.
October 1795 Statement of lengths of masts and yards of 44 gun frigates [not available] [not available] A true Statement of the total lengths of the masts and yards for the frigates of 44 guns calculated from the proportions laid down by the following gentlemen: Capt. Truxton, Mr. Humphreys, Capt. Barry.
December 12, 1795 Progress in Building a Frigate at Boston Timothy Pickering [not available] Statement of the progress made in building a frigate to carry forty four guns at Boson.
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.