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MS ( NA : PCC , No. 37, fol. 221). The Board of Admiralty beg leave to inform Congress that they are about to order the Mercury a Continental packet from Boston to this Port, and as that vessel is a very fast Sailer they are of opinion that it would be expedient to bring round in her some of Sugar belonging to the Public at that place, and request that they may be Authorized to order 20 hhds...
MS ( NA : PCC , No. 37, fol. 211). The Board of Admiralty beg leave to lay the enclosed Papers before Congress, and to receive their Instruction thereon. By Mr Langdons letter and estimate it will appear that to compleat the 74 gun Ship building under his agency he requires an immediate supply of Money. That his funds are totally exhausted and by letters of a late date from the Commissioners...
FC ( NA : PCC , No. 37, fol. 247). The board beg leave to represent to Congress, That the Hull of the seventy four gun ship now building at Portsmouth in New Hampshire might, if money could be procured for that purpose, be completely finished the ensuing summer, and in that case, if the expected fleet of our ally could furnish out the stores necessary for her equipment, she might cooperate...
MS ( NA : PCC , No. 37, fol. 223). The Board of Admiralty beg leave to represent to Congress that the Continental ship Saratoga has been lately launched at this place, and may be speedily fitted for Sea, if the board had Money for that purpose. As the Saratoga in all probability will be a very fast Sailing Vessel, and considerable advantages may arise to the public from her being Speedily...
The recent complaints made to this Board by Prisoners from New york on Parole of neglect in the Commissary Generals department we flatter ourselves will apologize for our requesting your Excellencys interference. We have this day wrote Colo. Beatty fully on the Subject directing him to furnish this Board monthly with an Accurate return of all Marine Prisoners within his Department, and as we...
ALS : National Archives By the enclosed affidavits and protests you will perceive that James Robinson Esquire late commander of the continental Sloop Fly being dispossed of that sloop by a Majority of the Crew at Sea, was together with his Docter and Pilot put on board a Schooner called the Daphne bound from Providence to New York which schooner they also took possession of and carried her...
FC ( NA : PCC , Marine Committee Letter Book, fol. 288). The Board are favoured with your letter of the 3d instant acknowledging the receipt of theirs of the 17th ultimo, wherein the[y] expressly directed you to proceed with the Trumbull on A short Cruize so as to return to the Delaware by the latter end of June in Order to join the Confederacy Saratoga & Deane for the execution of a...
FC ( NA : PCC , Marine Committee Letter Book, fol. 289). Pursuant to the Resolutions of Congress passed the 27th inst. relative to the Navy which will be transmitted to your Excellency by their Secretary, I am directed by the Board to Solicit every assistance in your power, by furnishing money and otherwise towards preparing the frigate Bourbon for launching and compleating her for Sea. As...
The Board being directed by Congress, to send your Exellency Two Pipes of the best Madeira Wine, the same is put under the care of a Waggon Master, as by his receipt inclosed. Two Pipes of Wine, of the same quality, was heretofore sent to your Excellency from Egg-harbour, the Board wish to know if they have been received. I have the honor to be Your Excellency’s Most Obedient Humble Servant...
FC ( NA : PCC , Marine Committee Letter Book, fol. 271). We wrote you the 26th february in answer to your letter of the 7th January, since which we are favoured with yours of the 14th february. In your letter of the 7th. January you request that a quantity of Bread and flour may be sent you from hence, this is not in our power at present to accomplish and if it were the dificulty of Procuring...