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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
June 25, 1794 Will Provide Dimensions of Spars for the Treasury Tench Coxe Henry Knox Complies with the request from the Secretary of War for dimensions of spars transported to the Treasury.
August 19, 1796 Discussion of Spars & Availability of Timber for Frigate Construction George Frost Josiah Fox Letter, asks for size of spars at top end; discusses availability of timber for Frigate.
September 19, 1796 Regarding Masts, Spars & Timbers for Frigate Josiah Fox James McHenry Letter, discusses terms for masts and spars; discusses timber for Frigate.
September 26, 1796 Shipment of Spars and the Pricing Thereof Henry Knox Tench Francis A shipment of spars is being delivered via the schooner Columbia. They will be priced by an independent agent and sold in Philadelphia. The proceeds should be remitted to Samuel Hodgdon.
July 23, 1796 Discussion of Timber for Ship Masts & Spars; Discussion of Navy Yards Josiah Fox James McHenry Letter, describes timbers available for masts & spars; discusses Navy yards.
September 30, 1795 Request for Talbot, Truxton & Humphreys to Submit Proper Dimensions of Masts & Spars for Frigates Timothy Pickering [not available] Letter, asks for dimensions of masts and spars.
September 6, 1794 Transporting Spars for the Frigate Henry Knox Tench Francis Knox reports on his efforts to transport the spars for the frigate. He is trying to hire a vessel to transport them but is disappointed in the exorbitant price asked by the vessel's owner.
July 14, 1796 Regarding the Procurement of Ship Timbers for Frigates James McHenry Josiah Fox Directs Fox to find sources for masts, spars, and planks of specific dimensions.
July 1794 Dimensions of masts, yards and spars Henry Knox Tench Coxe Secretary Knox encloses to the Commissioner of the Revenue a table of the dimensions of the masts, yards, and spars, for the 36-gun frigates.
July 17, 1794 Dimensions of masts and spars for 44 and 36 gun frigates Henry Knox Tench Coxe In answer to request of 15 July, Knox provides dimensions of spars and masts for 36 and 44 gun ships. Reported that for the 36 gun ships, would be a little inferior to that of 44 gun, but it seems the same size will answer for both.
July 24, 1796 Request for Procurement of Shipbuilding Materials: Masts, Spars, Planks, & Scantling James McHenry Josiah Fox Asks for information on how certain shipbuilding materials, with precise measurements be obtained: masts, spars, planks, and scantling.
June 5, 1799 Reports Accounts for Ship Carpenters; Encloses Dimensions for Masts, Spars Samuel Hodgdon Matthew Ernest Reports the arrival of the ship carpenters with their drafts; the accounts will be corrected. Encloses the dimensions of the spars and masts for brig building
July 17, 1794 Request for dimensions of masts and spars of 36 gun frigate Henry Knox Captain Thomas Truxtun Knox requests that Captain Truxton provide the exact dimensions of the masts and spars of the 36 gun frigate.
July 18, 1794 Dimensions of Masts, Yards and Spars Henry Knox Tench Coxe Table showing the dimensions of the masts, spars, and spars of a thirty-six gun frigate.
July 15, 1794 Requests Dimensions of Masts and Spars for Frigates Tench Coxe Henry Knox Requests spars of a more common size for workmen. Requests dimensions of masts for the frigates.
June 26, 1794 Henry Knox transmits Captain Truxton's estimate for masts and spars to Secretary of Treasury Hamilton Henry Knox Alexander Hamilton Knox sends Captain Thomas Truxton's estimate for masts and spars for one of the 44 gun frigates. Estimate for 36 gun frigate a little inferior in size.
June 26, 1794 Estimate for 44-gun frigate Henry Knox Alexander Hamilton Secretary Knox transmits to Secretary Hamilton Captain Thomas Truxton's estimate of masts and spars for on of the frigates of 44 guns. The 36 gun frigates will be but little inferior in size.
August 2, 1796 Discussion & Statement of Timber Wanted for Various Frigate Components Josiah Fox Mr. Vaughan Letter, asks for terms regarding timber for Frigate. Letter includes a statement of masts, spars, planks and scantling wanted for use of the United States.
July 18, 1794 Dimensions of masts, yards and spars for 44 and 36 gun frigates Henry Knox Tench Coxe Knox forwards to Tench Coxe the dimensions of the masts, spars and yards of the 36 gun frigates.
March 11, 1797 Regarding Timber in Frigate Construction, & Inquiry into Virginia Timber Prices Timothy Pickering Josiah Fox Letter, asks for timber prices in Virginia; mentions timbers for Frigate; alludes to Frigate construction.
July 14, 1796 Orders to locate articles related to frigate construction [not available] Josiah Fox Orders to Josiah Fox to locate certain articles, to include masts, spars, pine planks, white oak planks, pine scantling
September 22, 1797 Obtaining the Articles Required by the Algerian Treaty, Etc. Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Tench Francis Wolcott wants a report on the preparations for obtaining the articles required by the Algerian Treaty. Can anything be done to accelerate the production of masts and spars. He also wants Francis's proposals for the lost contracts and the state of all unfinished orders.
September 30, 1795 Direction for Frigate Mast & Spar Dimensions to Be Discussed Timothy Pickering [not available] Letter, directs conference re mast & spar dimensions for Frigates.
July 18, 1794 Dimensions of Masts, Yards, and Spars for 36 Gun Frigates Henry Knox Tench Coxe Henry Knox provides to Tench Cox a copy of the dimensions of masts and spars for a 44 gun frigate that was previously sent to the Secretary of the Treasury on 26 June 1794.
[not available] Dimensions of Masts and Spars for the U. S. Ship "Congress" Unknown Author [not available] Dimensions of the masts and spars for the United States ship "Congress" of 36 guns. The main mast is proportioned by moulded breadth and the main yard by extreme breadth.