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[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.
February 8, 1797 Discussion of Shipyard, Masts & Yardarms for Frigate, & Algerian Frigate Captain Thomas Thompson Josiah Fox Letter, discusses blocks at yard; discusses masts and yard arms re Frigate; discusses dimensions of Frigate; advises re receiving iron; mentions Algerian Frigate.
1795 Discussion of Cutlery for Navy Yard William Pennock Josiah Fox Letter, discusses knives & forks for Naval yard.
July 3, 1785 Report on Small Arms Maintenance William Price Joseph Carleton Reports on the cleaning and repairing of arms at West Point.
November 27, 1797 Instructions for ship yard clerks James McHenry Boyd Vaughn General instructions to ship yard clerks. Pay $500 per year.
May 25, 1795 Weekly return of men employed at the New York naval yard Captain Silas Talbot Timothy Pickering Weekly return of the men employed at the naval yard; return for timber and iron at the yard.
March 5, 1797 Description of Lumber in Former Navy Yard Foreman Cheeseman Josiah Fox Letter, discusses lumber in former Navy yard.
August 8, 1794 Directing Talbot to appoint a clerk of the yard Henry Knox Captain Silas Talbot Knox mentions to Talbot how important the clerk of the yard is, and directs him to appoint someone suitable to the task. The pay for the clerk will be $750 per year.
September 30, 1795 Return for the month of September 1795 from Isaac Garretson clerk ship yard Baltimore [not available] [not available] Returns from the ship yard at Baltimore from the clerk of the ship yard.
December 25, 1794 Horses and Arms Peter Hunt Samuel Hodgdon Horses sold, arms arrived in disorganized manner, return for arms to be made out shortly.
August 12, 1797 Delivery of Arms and Accoutrements Samuel Hodgdon John Harris Orders to deliver arms and accoutrements.
April 24, 1796 Return of New York Public Yard Captain Silas Talbot James McHenry Return of the men employed at the naval yard from March 9th through April 23rd; return for timber and plank at the yard.
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.
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.
February 22, 1795 Weekly return of the men employed in the New York naval yard; arrival of some copper Captain Silas Talbot Timothy Pickering Weekly return of the men employed in the New York naval yard; a certain amount of copper has arrived at the yard.
September 12, 1796 Discussion of Timber Supply for Frigate Construction Captain Samuel Nicholson Josiah Fox Letter, discusses timber supply at yard; discusses live oak for Frigates.
March 18, 1796 Appointing a new clerk of the yard after Tingley's death Captain Silas Talbot James McHenry Talbot informs McHenry of the orders Knox issued him eighteen months ago upon which he appointed Daniel Tingley as clerk of the yard. Tingley had recently taken ill and died that morning. Talbot wishes to know if McHenry wishes to appoint a new clerk or give someone at the yard directions to make the appointment.
October 20, 1795 Discussion of Closing of Gosport Navy Yard, Frigate Dimensions & Timbers William Pennock Josiah Fox Letter, discusses closing Naval yard at Gosport; discusses dimensions of Frigate; discusses timber for Frigates.
July 27, 1796 Request for Navy Yard Information & Discussion of Budget Forman Cheesman Josiah Fox Letter, asks for information regarding Navy yard; discusses budget.
May 4, 1795 Weekly return of men employed at the New York naval yard Captain Silas Talbot Timothy Pickering Return of the men employed at the naval yard over the past week and the wages paid to them over that period.
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.
July 6, 1795 Weekly return of men employed at the New York naval yard Captain Silas Talbot Timothy Pickering Return of the men employed at the naval yard over the past week and the wages paid to them.
February 8, 1795 Weekly return of men employed at the New York naval yard Captain Silas Talbot Timothy Pickering Return of men employed at the New York yard; no new materials for the ship have arrived.
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.
June 17, 1796 What to Do with Books and Papers of New York Naval Yard Captain Silas Talbot James McHenry Talbot asks what he should do with the books and papers that belong to the naval yard now that he has received orders for his discharge and has plans to leave New York soon.