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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.
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.
November 20, 1799 Items for Factory Use and Trade William Harris Edward Wright Harris informs Wright of the measures he must take in order to operate within the budget of his factory and requests a list of the items Wright needs to trade with the Creeks.
July 16, 1800 Certification of payment; Captain James Bruff, 1st Regiment Artillerists and Engineers for rent paid at Baltimore, for quarters for self and Lieutenant Heath, store room, clothing, arms, accoutrements for a full company William Simmons Samuel Dexter Certification of payment; $135.50 to Captain James Bruff, 1st Regiment Artillerists and Engineers for rent paid at Baltimore, Maryland, for quarters for self and Lieutenant Heath, store room, clothing, arms, accoutrements for a full company, and for repairs done to quarters, and pay of deceased soldiers.
April 15, 1800 New Regulations on Reimbursement William Simmons John Henry Simmons explained new regulations issued by the Secretary of War that pertained to reimbursement of officers for the cost of quarters. Officers only allowed one room.
May 26, 1800 Payment for Room furnished to Capt Ellery Alexander Hamilton Ebenezer Stevens For room furnished to Captain Ellery for 9 and 1/2 weeks. Hamilton asks that Ebenzer Stevens reimburse Captain Ellery. Ellery notes he received $38 as reimbursement.
July 14, 1800 Account of Ebenezer Stevens. [not available] [not available] List of miscellaneous expenses includes rent of house and store, payments for travel expenses, postage, storage of goods.
[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 21, 1798 Refers to Cannons, Ship Staff, and Medicine Chest and Instruments James McHenry Captain Samuel Nicholson Presents no objection to purchase of ship cannonades, prepared by Mr. Revere. Outlines proof process and requirements for boatswain, gunners, carpenters, sail makers, and midshipmen as per the President's desire. Promises to send medicine chest and instruments.
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...
April 2, 1800 Enclosed Account of Philip Schwartzhouer Received William Simmons Staats Morris Regulations on quarters and room allowances for officers limited to reimbursement of reasonable amount. Simmons needed two qualifications to justify the room reimbursement of Philip Schwartzhouer. Regulations enclosed.
November 16, 1796 Is There Room in the Wagons for Soldiers' Clothing? John Stagg Samuel Hodgdon The Secretary of War wants to know whether there will be room in the return wagons to Knoxville for soldiers' clothing intended for the troops in that quarter while reserving space for Captain Wade's baggage and a small medicine chest. If so, what quantity of clothing would be allowed?
May 7, 1800 Room Hire and Fuel William Simmons John Henry Simmons did not take into account Henry's position as commandant when calculating quantum for room hire. Therefore sum owed to Henry which he would receive from Dexter, supervisor at Providence. No allowances were made for compensation for fuel costs due to the regulations issued by Sec. of War.
September 2, 1799 Allowances of Rooms and Fuel to Officers Alexander Hamilton James McHenry Hamilton explains the allowances of rooms and fuel to officers of sundry ranks.
May 13, 1796 Estimate of the Rent of Stores in the City of Philadelphia and its Vicinity for the Use of the United States for the Year of 1796.] Samuel Hodgdon [not available] Estimate of cost to rent various magazines, warehouses, a church, and store room.
August 1, 1796 Recommendation for a Building in Which to Store Government Military Stores Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Hodgdon recommends building a store for nitre alongside an existing store in Campington rather than continuing to store it in the magazine which belongs to Messrs. Wheelen & Miller.
April 11, 1799 Certification of payments; James Oellens for use of room for accommodation of court martial whereof Major Freeman was present William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payments; $6 to James Oellens for use of room for accommodation of court martial whereof Major Freeman was present.
June 9, 1798 Accounting Errors and Plans for Store Edward Price Secretary of War Notification of errors in previously submitted accounts, details of location for new store house.
March 19, 1799 Requests Immediate Move of Smith's Store, Return of Key Samuel Hodgdon William Nichols Requests information bout Smith's store, where Cassias stores were deposited, and asked for the return of the key. Smith considers the store on rent to the U.S. Considers rent until the sale of the ship. Requests move of business immediately.
April 9, 1800 Shot Deposited at Fort Jay, Etc. Ebenezer Stevens Samuel Hodgdon Gordon explains that the shot can be deposited at Fort Jay on Governors Island. but since it belongs to the United States it should be kept separate from the state ammunition. Gordon talked to the owner of the vessel bound for New Orleans who reported that the cabin will be filled with freight so there is no room for Hodgdon's friend. Still there should be room for him in other vessels bound for...
July 29, 1799 Desires to Send Powder from Albany to West Point; Seeks Information about Storage Capabilities Samuel Hodgdon George Fleming The Secretary of War is thinking about removing powder from Albany to West Point. Questions if there is suitable room and place to store about 28-30 tons in addition to what is already there, or if the magazine is exposed to dampness. Requests information soon.
September 1, 1796 Major Burbeck's report on Michilimackinac Henry Burbeck [not available] Major Burbeck makes report on the fort and facilities received from the British at Michilimackinac. Report cover the barracks, the fort, the store house, the powder magazine; the government house, the Council Room, the bake house, the stables, the Commandant's Garden, and the Subaltern's Garden.
July 9, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James McHenry Simmons discusses a claim made by Lt. William Steele. The claim includes the expenses associated with renting a room for quarters in Portland. Simmons asks the Secretary to determine if the charge is allowable.
January 14, 1799 Requests Workmen to Repair, Clean Muskets in Store Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Reports number of French muskets in store that need cleaning and repair. These muskets could then be used instead of contracting for new muskets. Seeks permission for workmen to clean and repair. Recommends building a store suitable to supply the requested seasoned muskets.
March 23, 1799 Report of Stationary in Store and for Purchase Samuel Hodgdon James McHenry Reports return of stationary received from David Henley. The articles marked are in the store, and the others must be purchased, requiring an order.