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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 5, 1797 Description of Lumber in Former Navy Yard Foreman Cheeseman Josiah Fox Letter, discusses lumber in former Navy yard.
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.
July 27, 1796 Request for Navy Yard Information & Discussion of Budget Forman Cheesman Josiah Fox Letter, asks for information regarding Navy yard; discusses budget.
March 20, 1798 Request for exact return on plank sent from Portsmouth New Hampshire navy yard to Boston for frigate Constitution [not available] Caleb Gibbs Ref: materials provided for the construction of the frigate Constitution from the Navy Yard at Portsmouth.
October 8, 1795 Instructions to pay navy yard clerk William Simmons Nathaniel Gorham Directs Nathan Gorham to pay Caleb Gibbs, clerk of the navy yard at Boston.
1796 Suggestion to Establish Navy Yard James McHenry Alexander Hamilton "At this time, McHenry 'suggested to Hamilton the establishment of a permanent navy yard, and enclosed a draft of his departmental report in which he tried not to censure his predecessors.'"
May 24, 1795 Appointment as Clerk of the Navy Yard and Receipt of Pay Caleb Gibbs William Simmons Gibbs wants to know from whom his cerification should come; he has accepted the position of clerk at the Boston Navy Yard and expects pay.
February 1, 1796 Delay of Submission of Monthly Returns from Navy Yard Caleb Gibbs Samuel Hodgdon Caleb Gibbs, clerk at Charlestown Navy Yard, reports that an injury to his hand prevents his transmittal of monthly returns.
October 2, 1799 Request for Advice on Construction of Washington Navy Yard & Wharves There Benjamin Stoddert Joshua Humphreys Calls Humphreys' attention to the Navy Yard at Washington, where Navy agents are apparently awaiting Humphreys' input before beginning construction; also discusses the hiring of an individual who is proficient in constructing wharves.
May 7, 1795 Supplies at the Navy Yard Samuel Shore Samuel Hodgdon In addition to expressing his distress and promising that in the future he will submit his monthly returns on the prescribed forms, Shore discusses the timber that has been shipped to the Gosport navy yard and the process for measuring same. The supply of iron, pork, and meal is also discussed.
May 25, 1798 All the Shot to the Navy Yard. Etc. John Godfrey Samuel Hodgdon Enclosed are the orders of Mr. Francis to send all the shot to the Navy Yard. He told Godfrey and Mr. Larson to continue producing it until he told them to stop so they currently have more than twenty tons made.
October 6, 1798 Requesting Pay for Six Months as Clerk of the Navy Yard Caleb Gibbs Navy Accountant Requesting pay for his previous six months as clerk of the Navy Yard to be sent by the return post.
January 1, 1798 Certification of payments; salary of Boyd Vaughan clerk navy yard William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $39.29 is due Boyd Vaughan, Clerk of the Navy Yard at Philadelphia, being the balance of his salary from November 11, the date of his appointment, to December 31, 1797.
January 12, 1798 Certification of payments; account of Edmund Quincy superintendent Navy Yard Portsmouth New Hampshire William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $106.21 is due Edmund H. Quincy, Superintendent of the Navy Yard at Portsmouth New Hampshire, being his salary for October through December 1797, and including Samuel Larkin's bill of stationery for said Navy Yard.
July 12, 1797 Salary of Edmund Quincy Superintendent of the Navy Yard at Portsmouth New Hampshire William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $100 is due Edmund H. Quincy, Superintendent of the Navy Yard at Portsmouth New Hampshire, being his salary from April through June 1797.
August 5, 1796 Regarding Frigate Construction & Navy Yard Clerk Duties Josiah Fox James McHenry Letter, mentions construction of Frigates; discusses Navy yard clerk's duties.
October 1, 1796 Compensation of John Scott, Clerk of the Navy Yard at Philadelphia William Simmons James McHenry Simmons certifies that $187.50 is due John Scott, being his compensation as Clerk of the Navy Yard at Philadelphia for July through September 1796.
April 1, 1797 Compensation of John Scott, Clerk of the Navy Yard at Philadelphia William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $187.50 is due John Scott, being his compensation as Clerk of the Navy Yard at Philadelphia for February and March 1797.
December 31, 1795 Pay of Navy Yard Clerk, Samuel Shore James McHenry [not available] Shore receives two months pay of $62 dollars as clerk at Navy Yard at Norfolk.
April 17, 1797 Compensation of Edmund Quincy, clerk at Navy Yard Portsmouth, New Hampshire William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $100 is due Edmund H. Quincy, being his compensation as Superintendent of the Navy Yard at Portsmouth New Hampshire for January through March 1797, to be transmitted to Josiah Wentworth Supervisor of New Hampshire.
April 5, 1797 Compensation of Caleb Gibbs Clerk of the Navy Yard at Boston William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $187.50 is due Caleb Gibbs, Clerk of the Navy Yard at Boston, being his compensation for January through March 1797.
August 16, 1797 Appointment of Thomas E. Smith as clerk of ship yard at Philadelphia [not available] Thomas E. Smith Smith is appointed Clerk of the Navy Yard at Philadelphia. Compensation $400 per year. Duties set forth in enclosure and all others which may be given by Secretary of War.
May 3, 1796 Submission of returns for Boston Navy Yard for April 1796 Caleb Gibbs Samuel Hodgdon Caleb Gibbs, clerk at Boston Navy yard, submits returns for month of April 1796.
December 7, 1798 Iron Work Delivered to Jacob Sheafe Caleb Gibbs Samuel Hodgdon The last six columns of Gibbs' November return from the Boston Navy Yard are comprised of the iron and iron work that has been delivered to Jacob Scheafe, the Naval Agent at Portsmouth, New Hampshire by virtue of orders from the Secretary of the Navy.
February 2, 1797 Enclosed Estimate for Site of Navy Yard James McHenry Josiah Parker Estimates for cost of purchasing land for Navy Yard and the cost of buildings. Cost of Live Oak and Red Cedar for boat building also included.