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June 6, 1798 New Appointments of Ship Captains and Crew Due to Poor Moral Fiber of Current Officers Stephen Higginson James McHenry Higginson listed the traits of current ship captains and crew that are offensive, offers suggestion for new appointments to posts.
December 27, 1791 Guard for Survey Crew Henry Knox William Alexander Alexander's request for guard to be assigned to survey crew can be honored if there are enough troops to spare the men.
1800 The Old Crew of the Ship U.S. James McHenry [not available] The author uses the metaphor of the United States as a foundering ship whose able officers have certainly earned their wages. One of these gentlemen is adept at proclamations so Judge Chase is urged to study his last composition for hidden and mystical meaning. The other gubernatorial chief cannot be too highly praised for his sagacity and profound skills in the laws of nations.
May 23, 1798 Request for Boat & Crew to Attend USS Ganges James McHenry Captain John Barry Requests that Barry have a boat and crew prepared to take McHenry to the USS Ganges [about to set sail against the French].
December 27, 1797 Regarding appointements of commissioned officers and other pay matters for crew of frigate Constitution [not available] Captain Samuel Nicholson Congress being in session, no appointments of commissioned officers can be made but by the President with advice and consent of senate. The men employed therefore cannot be considered eligible for pay provided by law. Also a discussion on the appointment of warrant officers and petty officers; the nature of their services must be known first. Suggest the crew number is excessive; the numbers are...
February 6, 1800 Certification of payment; John Steel, for his and the crew’s pay William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $64 to John Steele, for his and the crew's pay.
January 6, 1798 Certification of payments; John Steel & Crew William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $64 is due John Steel, Coxswain, and the crew on board the public barge at Mud Island Fort, being his and their pay for December 1797.
April 3, 1798 Certification of payments; John Steel & Crew William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $64 is due John Steel, Coxswain, and the crew of the public barge stationed at Mud Island Fort, being his and their pay for March 1798.
December 2, 1797 Certification of payments; pay of John Steel & Crew William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $64 is due John Steel, Coxswain, and the crew of the public barge at Mud Island Fort, being his and their pay for November 1797.
July 5, 1798 Certification of payments; John Steele & Crew William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $64 is due John Steele, Coxswain, and the crew employed on the public barge at Mud Island Fort, being his and their pay for June 1798.
February 13, 1798 Certification of payments; John Steele & Crew William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $64 is due John Steele, Coxswain, and the crew of the public barge at Mud Island Fort, being his and their pay for January 1798.
May 4, 1798 Certification of payments; John Steele & Crew William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $64 is due John Steele, Coxswain, and the crew on the public barge at Mud Island Fort, being his and their pay for April 1798.
June 5, 1798 Certification of payments; John Steele & Crew William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $64 is due John Steele, Coxswain, and the crew of the public barge at Mud Island Fort, being his and their pay for May 1798.
May 1, 1799 Certification of Payment; John Steel, Coxswain and Crew Peter Hagner [not available] Certification that $64 is due John Steel and the crew of the public barge at Mud Island Fort for their pay for April 1799.
March 8, 1798 Certification of payments; John Steele & Crew Peter Hagner James McHenry Certification that $64 is due John Steele, Coxswain, and the crew of the public barge at Mud Island Fort, being his and their pay for February 1798.
November 7, 1797 Certification of payments due John Steel [Steele] & Crew William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $64 is due John Steel, Coxswain, and the crew employed on the public barge at Mud Island Fort, being his and their pay for October 1797.
July 1, 1797 Act Providing for Naval Armament Congress of the United States [not available] Act gave President the power to deploy the frigates United States, Constitution, and Constellation for war. Outline how the ships would be staffed, paid, maintained for no more than one year.
August 21, 1798 Submission of Bill from Cutter Under Command of Chapman Jonathan Chapman James McHenry Letter, encloses quarter bill, watch bill, boarding, and mess lists of the officers and crew of the United States Cutter Pickering; mentions the vessel will sail with the Herald at the first fair wind.
January 7, 1799 Certification of payments; John Steel, [Steele] Coxswain of crew of public barge employed at Mud Island Fort William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $64 John Steel, Coxswain of crew of public barge employed at Mud Island Fort, for pay of coxswain and crew.
August 2, 1797 Certification of payment: John Steele, Coxswain, and crew of public barge William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $64 is due John Steele, Coxswain, and the crew on board the public barge at Mud Island Fort, being his and their pay for July 1797.
September 3, 1798 Certification of payments; John Steele & Crew, August 1798 William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $64 is due John Steele, Coxswain, and the crew of the public barge at Mud Island Fort, being his and their pay for August 1798.
August 3, 1798 Certification of payments; John Steel & Crew, July 1798 William Simmons James McHenry Certification that $64 is due John Steel, Coxswain, and the crew of the public barge at Mud Island Fort, being his and their pay for July 1798.
May 23, 1798 Have the boats and crew in readiness War Department Captain John Barry Request that Captain John Barry have the boats and crew in readiness on the next day in order to go on board the Ganges.
May 28, 1798 Instructions Inclosed, Pilot Boats Dispatched James McHenry Captain Richard Dale McHenry has sent two pilot boats, one south and one east, carrying instructions for Dale in case he has left the Bay. McHenry is relying on Dale's zeal and courage to ensure execution of the instruction, and he sends Dale and his crew his best wishes.
February 4, 1799 Certification of payments; John Steel, Coxswain and crew, public barge Mud Island Fort William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $44 pay to John Steel, Coxswain and crew, public barge Mud Island Fort.