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August 5, 1797 Statement of pay of petty officers, seamen, and Marines for examination Josiah Fox Captain Thomas Truxtun Statement of pay of petty officers, seamen, and Marines for examination. Notes that there is a surplus of $150 and asks how it might be applied, since Congress took no notice of Quartermasters or Yeoman of the sheets. Asks for recommendations on what clothing the Marines should have and who should absorb the costs. Discusses regulating pay of petty officers and closes by asking for any...
September 15, 1791 Assignment and Power of Attorney Adam Sheeman George Carlinger Document certifying the service of Adam Sheeman, late soldier in the Pennsylvania Line during the Revolutionary War.
November 29, 1791 Assignment of Land Warrant John Foster Williams [not available] Assignment of land warrant by John Williams, late a soldier belonging to Col. Butler in the Seventh Regiment of the Pennsylvania Line.
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.
March 31, 1792 Secretary of War provides recruiting instructions to Benjamin Biggs Henry Knox Benjamin Biggs Knox sends a signed copy of the War Department policy on recruitment to Benjamin Biggs. Biggs has been tasked to raise a company of riflemen. Blank enlistment paperwork enclosed. Personal note from Knox that the pay for non-commissioned officers was high and therefore only those men of impeccable character should receive the position of corporal or serjeant.
November 17, 1791 Pierce Butler estimate for a brigantine of 14 guns equal to about 200 tons Henry Knox Pierce Butler Estimate for Brigantine construction, supplies, and crew. He recommends using live oak; white oak, cedar, and locust for the trunnels.