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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
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.
[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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
May 2, 1798 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons John Kilty Simmons authorizes Kilty to make payment to Lt. John Rogers.
May 7, 1798 Notification of Increased Pay for Able Seamen James McHenry John R. B. Rodgers In order to facilitate the recruiting process for the frigates the pay of able seamen has been increased to $17 per month. This incentive should help Rodgers to hire crew for the Constellation as soon as possible. Currently serving able seamen will receive a raise from their current $15 per month to the new sum; the raise is only for Able Seamen and not any other group.
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 4, 1798 Regarding Marines and Seamen; manner of muster; rations [not available] Captain John Barry Mentions Marine and Sailor muster rolls. Until such time as permanent regulations for government of the Marines and Seamen are contemplated by the President of United States, house the Marines and Seamen monthly while in port. Discusses method of muster. Colonel Mentges will muster the Marines; someone with experience muster the seamen. Mentions contract to supply rations conformably to Act of...
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.
April 24, 1800 Impressment of American Seamen Alexander Hamilton Timothy Pickering Hamilton sends a paragraph from the [Hartford] "Connecticut Courant" respecting an account of the British capture of any American vessel that affords the slightest pretext for impressing American seamen.
September 12, 1795 Politics Surrounding Capture of U.S. Seamen Timothy Pickering Phineas Bond Secretary Pickering discussed politics and supposed lies surrounding the aggressions of Captain Home against U.S. seamen.
September 5, 1795 EXTRACT: Governor's Opinion on Capture of Seamen by British Arthur Fenner Timothy Pickering Letter assured innocence of Captain Home, and dispelled rumors regarding capture of U.S. Seamen by British ship of war, Africa.
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 17, 1799 Temporary Accommodations for Seamen at Newport Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Wolcott will defer taking action on erecting a building at Newport for the temporary accommodation of seamen until he has heard from General Hamilton.
January 4, 1798 Directions for Marines and Seamen James McHenry Captain John Barry Outlines rules for governing the marines and seamen until permanent rules are adopted.
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.
September 10, 1800 A Proper Hospital at Newport Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Samuel Dexter Wolcott expresses oncern about the continued lack of a hospital near Newport for seamen arriving with contagious disorders. Newport deserves a hospital, as the military will most likely expand there. Buildings may be erected on public lands and would accommodate both seamen and soldiers. He asks Dexter to approve the necessary measures for erecting the buildings as soon as possible.
May 17, 1798 Pay Advances for Petty Officers and Seamen for the Frigate Constitution James McHenry Captain Samuel Nicholson Encloses blank bond to be signed for pay advances by petty officers and seamen for the frigate Constitution. Responds to concerns about howitzers.
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.
November 30, 1795 Documents Refuting Claim of Seizure Phineas Bond Timothy Pickering Bond noted his possession of documents that refuted claims that Captain Home detained U.S. seamen unlawfully.
July 16, 1799 Accomodations for Sick Seamen and Marines in Newport, RI Oliver Wolcott, Jr. James McHenry Wolcott refers to the difficulty of providing appropriate accommodations for sick seamen and marines in Newport. Colonel Frazier has recommended erecting a proper building at one end of Goat Island for that purpose. Since this facility would be used by the military, McHenry is asked to take responsiblity for having the building erected.