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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.
December 11, 1797 General Regulations and an Invariable Pay James McHenry William Simmons McHenry informs Simmons that he is awaiting the regulations regarding the pay of Marines, Seamen, Petty Officers, and Midshipmen which will be forwarded so that Simmons can discharge his duties.
March 17, 1798 Monthly pay on men on frigate Constellation War Office [not available] Monthly pay of the petty officers, seamen, ordinary seamen and marines on frigate Constellation.
December 11, 1797 William Simmons discusses pay, finance and accounting with Secretary at War William Simmons James McHenry William Simmons discusses the pay of naval personnel with the Secretary at War, James McHenry.
January 3, 1798 Certification of payments; Andrew Bartley, ordinary seaman, deceased William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $7.33 is due the estate of Andrew Bartley, late an Ordinary Seaman on board the frigate "United States", being the balance of his pay from September 2 to October 6, 1797, the day of his death.
July 25, 1800 Approval of Cadet Instruction Plan, With Expanded Discussion of Naval Midshipmen John Adams Samuel Dexter Approves whole-heartedly with Dexter's previously submitted plan for the instruction of artillery and engineer cadets, adding only that he feels multiple naval midshipmen should be allowed at the cadet school, and that a naval school should also be conducted aboard each frigate. Discusses several individuals recommended to serve as teachers or engineers in the school. Adams objects to appointing...
April 21, 1798 Refers to Cannons, Ship Staff, and Medicine Chest and Instruments James McHenry Captain Samuel Nicholson Presents no objection to purchase of ship cannonades, prepared by Mr. Revere. Outlines proof process and requirements for boatswain, gunners, carpenters, sail makers, and midshipmen as per the President's desire. Promises to send medicine chest and instruments.
February 9, 1798 Muster Roll of Officers & Men on the Frigate "United States" Captain John Barry [not available] Muster Roll of the Officers, Petty Officers, Seaman, Ordinary Seaman, and Marines on board the Frigate "United States" under the command of Captain John Barry in the service of the United States from the 8th of January 1798, the time they were last mustered, to the 9th of February 1798.
September 14, 1799 Departing from Ordinary Forms in the Advance of Pay Alexander Hamilton James McHenry "...Information from different regiments gives me to understand that my recommendations as to an advance in pay have not succeeded. As the troops are much discontented at the delay, it is my duty to renew the subject. And I must take the liberty to urge that by your interposition, forms may be dispensed with so at least as to effectuate an advance of two months pay upon account. The peculiarity...
January 13, 1797 Pay of petty officers, seamen, ordinary seamen, and Marines [not available] Captain Samuel Nicholson Information received not so satisfactory that could wish the President to take into consideration pay of petty officers; seamen; ordinary seamen; marines. Manning of frigate Constitution will to some degree depend on current wages at Boston. Requests input from Captain Nicholson regarding wages
December 21, 1797 Certification of payments; account of Tench Francis William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $285.92 is due Tench Francis, being the amount of monies advanced by him for the pay of the Seamen and Ordinary Seamen on board the frigate "United States" through November 1797.
April 6, 1798 Certification of payments; crew of the frigate "United States" William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $1254.27 is due the Officers, Petty Officers, Seamen, Ordinary Seamen, and Marines of the frigate "United States", commanded by Captain John Barry, being their pay for January through March 1798.
April 18, 1798 List of Monthly Pay Due Those Serving on U.S. Frigates War Office [not available] Monthly pay of petty officers, seamen, ordinary seamen, and marines on board the frigates of the United States.
May 10, 1798 Certification of payments; crew of the frigate "United States" William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $872.08 is due the Officers, Petty Officers, Seamen, Ordinary Seamen, and Marines of the Frigate "United States", commanded by Captain John Barry, being their pay for April 1798; to be paid to William McRea, Lieutenant of Marines.
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.
February 6, 1798 Certification of payments; men of the frigate "United States" commanded by Captain John Barry William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $363.78 is due the Officers, Petty Officers, Seamen, Ordinary Seamen, and Marines of the Frigate "United States", commanded by Captain John Barry, being their pay for December 1797.
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.
May 5, 1798 Preparations & Enlistments for Deployment of Frigate United States James McHenry Captain John Barry Orders Barry to immediately return to the frigate United States, of which he is commander, and make her ready for sea. The lieutenant of Marines is to enlist men for his contingent, and specifies the wages at which the ship's officers are to enlist good candidates for able seamen, midshipmen, and seamen. Those being enlisted to be examined by medical staff and recorded under various...
March 29, 1798 Estimate of Building, Rigging and Equipping three Ships of War to carry 22, 20 and 16 guns together with the cost of Manning and victualling the same for 12 months. Josiah Fox [not available] Document, estimate for building, rigging and equipping three ships of war to carry 22, 20 and 16 guns, and of the cost of manning and victualling the same for 12 months.
November 22, 1799 Sanction of the Executive for military operations Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Secretary McHenry acknowledges to General Hamilton that in ordinary cases, when no pressing exigencies require the contrary, the sanction of the Executive may not be necessary for certain operations.
May 9, 1794 Injury to a Private Vessel by Unauthorizede Persons Alexander Hamilton George Hammond Hamilton discusses a case in which a private vessel, engaged by the British Consul at Norfolk, has been damaged by unauthorized persons. This constitutes a private trespass which must be redressed through the ordinary course of law.
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.
May 2, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John R. B. Rodgers Simmons informs Rogers to expect payment from John Kilty.
August 2, 1794 Estimate for SouthWest Territory expenses for 1793 to 1794. David Henley Henry Knox This is Henley's general estimate of the expenses incurred for the defense of the Southwestern Territory for 1793 with Governor Blount's estimate for the ordinary expenses of governments for the ensuing year 1794.
August 24, 1797 Uniformity of Dress on Ships of War James McHenry Captain John Barry Regulations establishing uniformity of dress by the officers, Marines, and others on board the ships of war in service of the United States.