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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
March 12, 1792 Cordage Prices Isaac Craig Unknown Recipient Letter from Major Isaac Craig regarding cordage prices. Image not available.
November 22, 1796 Cordage for the Frigate James McHenry John Harris Mr. Harris should permit the removal of the cordage which is intended for store of the frigate. When is permissible to take it on board, an order will be issued for that purpose.
April 12, 1799 Passing the Galley Through the Rapids, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon The master builder of the galley completed in Pittsburgh has been paid agreeable to the contract. It should be impressed on the Secretary of War the propriety of taking advantage of the current season for the galley to pass through the rapids. There are still a number of items that are needed for the galley.
April 18, 1795 Contract for Manufacturing Cordage, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Among other matters, Craig stipulates that if a contract is negotiated for manufacturing cordage, it should be specific with regard to time, place, quality, and dimensions. Past experience has shown that punctuality in this country is not what it should be.
May 7, 1794 Return of Spare Clothing John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of War requests a duplicate of the return of all spare clothing of former contracts remaining in Hodgdon's possession.
June 30, 1796 Request for direction on procurement of hemp for cordage and rigging of ship at Boston [not available] Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Frigate at Boston may be completed during summer. Therefore Pickering requests directions on procurement of hemp for cordage and rigging of frigate. Pickering notes that if there is difficulty with procurement, he has been informed a quantity may be had in Boston.
April 28, 1797 Rigging & Cordage for the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris Harris should deliver to the purveyor Tench Francis the rigging and cordage for the frigate "United States" in addition to one ensign, one Jack, and one pendant for the same vessel.
April 28, 1797 Rigging and Cordage for the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver to Mr. Francis, the Purveyor, the rigging and cordage for the frigate "United States." Included also are one jack, one ensign, and one pendant.
January 1, 1797 Cordage for the Rigging of the Frigate James McHenry John Harris The cordage intended for the rigging of the frigate "United States" should be delivered to the order of the purveyor Tench Francis to be fitted under his direction, subject to the orders of the Secretary of War.
January 1, 1797 Cordage for the Rigging of the Frigate "United States" James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver the cordage intended for the rigging of the frigate "United States" to the purveyor, Tench Francis. It will be fitted under his direction, subject to the further order of the Secretary of War.
April 13, 1797 Items for Algerine Frigate James McHenry John Harris Orders to deliver Russian duck and cordage for Algerian frigate being built in Portsmouth, N.H.
March 28, 1795 Use of Supplies Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Money received was only a small amount of total required. Addressed cordage production for limited uses. Noted the liberal use of public money by Gen. Morgan.
April 24, 1795 Forwarded Supplies, Contracts Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Announced Quartermaster General's arrival in Philadelphia. "Seale beams" and stationary arrived, will be forwarded with other articles in the care of Major DeButts. Lists desires for possible contracts on manufacturing cordage.
September 6, 1794 Campaign against Creeks and Cherokees General Robertson Major Ore General Robertson informs Major Ore that he is to defend the district of Mero against a large party of Creeks and Cherokees of the Lower towns. Ordered to "destroy the Lower Cherokee towns... taking care to spare women and children, and to treat all prisoners, who may fall into your hands, with humanity, and thereby teach those savages to spare the citizens of the United States, under similar...
June 13, 1798 Replacing Articles Destined for Lake Erie, Etc. Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon By order of the Commander in Chief articles destined for Lake Erie and the galley were shipped on the Ohio with the general. These articles should be replaced as soon as possible: canvas, train oil, white lead, 2 &1/2 inch cordage, and spun yarn.
December 14, 1796 Discussion of Cables, Rigging, Hemp & Sailmakers Relative to Frigate Construction Josiah Fox James McHenry Letter, discusses estimate of cables & rigging for Frigate; mentions hemp used for cordage; discusses sailmakers.
July 20, 1791 Urgent Orders to Ship Guns to West Point Henry Knox William Knox Orders to send guns and bayonets to McHill of New York from thence to West Point.
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.
1798 Stores Necessary for Equipping the Frigate for Algiers Unknown Author [not available] Statement of stores necessary for the equipment of the Frigate for Algiers.
June 30, 1797 Discussion of Construction & Launching of Frigate Constitution & Algerian Frigate Jacob Sheafe Josiah Fox Letter, describes launching of Algerine Frigate; discusses sails & cordage for Algerian Frigate; discusses white oak timber; discusses timber for Frigate Constitution; mentions Captain of Algerian Frigate.
May 23, 1798 Articles for the Ship "Ganges" James McHenry John Harris Harris is directed to deliver to Captain Dale a set of signal colors, a drum with spare heads, and a company book, all for use on board the ship "Ganges."
April 10, 1795 Craig discusses military stores and shipment with Hodgdon Isaac Craig Samuel Hodgdon Major Craig acknowledges the receipt of money sent by Samuel Hodgdon. Craig also informs Hodgdon of procurements made payable to him.
June 19, 1791 One More Wagon Major Erkuries Beatty William Knox Beatty has written General Knox about an additional wagon to meet him in Trenton. He finds that it will be impossible for him to transport the quantity of spare clothing, arms, and tents that he is obliged to carry for his party of at least 100 levies without one more wagon.
November 22, 1796 Authorization to Remove Rigging James McHenry John Harris Permission for Mr. Frances to remove rigging from frigate and place on another ship.
April 25, 1794 Clothing for Deserters John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is directed to supply the six deserters confined in the gaol [jail] at Philadelphia with clothing for their march to headquarters under Ensign [Levi] McClean. Spare or old clothing in the store should be issued to these men.