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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.
November 14, 1792 Materials, Transport, and Politics on Frontier Anthony Wayne Henry Knox Transportation of materials and boat travel during winter discussed. Politics of battalion related.
January 7, 1796 Forwarded Message from Congress and Request for Information on Shipbuilding Materials Josiah Fox Joshua Humphreys Letter, encloses message from Congress; asks for information on materials for the frigates now being constructed.
May 8, 1796 Request for Information on Shipbuilding Materials William Pennock Josiah Fox Following information that construction has stopped on the frigate at Gosport, asks if any of the materials for the ship will be sold.
February 22, 1797 Request for Orders to Obtain Materials for Navy Yard Joshua Humphreys James McHenry Colonel Hodgedon's orders for delivery of materials countermanded, Humphrey's requested orders from McHenry to obtain materials required by Navy Yard.
March 2, 1797 Regarding Frigate for Dey of Algiers & Navy Yard Materials Josiah Fox Samuel Hodgdon Letter, mentions Frigates for Dey of Algiers; discusses materials in naval yards.
October 30, 1796 Regarding Construction Materials for Frigate Josiah Fox James McHenry Letter, discusses timber & other materials for Frigate.
June 28, 1793 Acquisition of Materials for Building Post at Wheeling Henry Knox Lieutenant Col. Clarke Knox reconsidered his order to halt building of post at Wheeling. Suggested materials for blockade, stockade, and barracks be obtained from Wheeling Creek or along Ohio River for trivial costs. Additional orders to obtain boats and necessary materials.
April 3, 1798 Forwarding of Estimate of Materials & Apparatus at Boston Navy Yard Henry Jackson Josiah Fox Letter, encloses estimate of materials & apparatus at Boston Navy yard; alludes to Navy Department.
February 3, 1797 Request for Delivery of Materials for Garrison Flag James McHenry John Harris Letter, directs delivery of materials for making flag.
April 20, 1796 [Act pertaining to the Navy.] Congress of the United States [not available] Official act that authorized President to allow construction of frigates to continue, despite peace with Algiers. It also allows the sale of perishable materials related to the construction.
February 3, 1800 Accounts John Harris Edward Wright Bills received and paid. Notification that upon receipt of minute list of required materials, requested materials for Creek Factory will be forwarded by Harris.
April 22, 1796 Suspension of Construction James McHenry Jacob Sheafe Notification that a bill passed in Congress that suspends construction of frigates. Requested that if Portsmouth had any building materials on hand that they be sent to Boston immediately.
August 3, 1792 Regulations for receiving and distributing public materials Henry Knox Unknown Recipient The organization of the Legions having been decided upon, Secretary Knox outlines regulations to govern the distribution of materials from the military stores.
June 14, 1797 Delivery of Material for Garrison Flag James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver materials for making flags to Governor's Island, New York, with list.
March 1, 1799 Request for Issue of Writing Materials James McHenry John Harris Directs issue of writing materials.
June 13, 1796 Request that naval agent Jacob Sheaffe take measures to preserve the timbers and other materials from the weather at the Portsmouth New Hampshire Navy Yard [not available] Jacob Sheafe Naval Agent Jacob Sheaffe is to take measures to preserve timbers and other materials from the weather at the navy yard Portsmouth New Hampshire. Request that the naval constructor place the materials as compactly as possible. Any materials in the sea water for seasoning and where they may be injured by worms, will be hauled out. Take measures to allow for circulation of air on materials.
December 12, 1795 A statement of the progress in providing materials for the frigates and in building them. Timothy Pickering [not available] Update on progress of frigate construction, difficulties acquiring materials, etc.
January 17, 1797 Letter from the War Office informing of compensation for care of timber at Portsmouth New Hampshire ship yard [not available] Edmund H. Quincy Edmund Quincy to receive $400 compensation per year for taking care of timber and materials at ship yard Portsmouth New Hampshire. Quincy to exercise care in protection of materials from the weather and providing security. No removal or materials from ship yard without orders from Secretary of War.
October 31, 1798 Profitable Employment of Mr. Small, Etc. Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon recommends that Mr. Small be employed to best advantage on the Potomac project under the supervision of Mr. Mackey. Collecting materials for the project will be part of his duties and such materials should be available in the vicinity.
August 24, 1797 Copy of Estimate for Materials Required by Colonel Strong and Mr. Ernest John Wilkins, Jr. Samuel Hodgdon [partial letter only] Materials purchased for the sloop Detroit will affect what is required for the new schooner. Additionally, paint requested along with turpentine and rosin. Enclosed memos containing list of articles required by Col. Strong and Mr. Ernest. Requested those articles be purchased and forwarded to Detroit.
August 10, 1797 Discussion of Materials at Portsmouth Navy Yard & Algerian Frigate Josiah Fox [not available] Letter, describes materials at Portsmouth Naval yard; mentions Algerine Frigate.
December 12, 1795 Progress in building frigate at New York, N.Y. Timothy Pickering [not available] Enclosure of statement on progress of all frigates being built. Difficulties in acquiring materials explained.
January 4, 1795 Return on men working in the New York Navy Yard; No New Construction Materials Captain Silas Talbot Timothy Pickering Enclosed is the return of the number and quality of en working in the New York Navy Yard last week. The letter informs Knox that the keel is only being held together with loose clamps due to a lack of bolts. No new construction materials have arrived since Talbot's last letter on the subject except for six tons of pig ballast.
May 12, 1800 Bricks for the Fourneau at Scotch Plains Alexander Hamilton Aaron Ogden Hamilton orders Ogden to provide bricks and materials for erecting at his quarters at Scotch Plains a fourneau, a machine for culinary purposes, to be available during his visit to the camp.