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11th Congress.]

No. 82.

[3d Session.

 

 

CONDITION OF THE NAVY.

COMMUNICATED TO THE SENATE, DECEMBER 17, 1810,

Navy Department, 13th December, 1810.

Sir: I have the honor of submitting the accompanying exhibit, marked A, which affords a general view of the state and disposition, at this time, of the vessels belonging to the navy of the United States', and of the gunboats.

I am, sir, respectfully, yours,

PAUL HAMILTON.

The Hon. President of the Senate of the United States.

A.

Exhibit showing the state and disposition, at this time, of the public vessels of war and gunboats.

VESSELS' NAMES.

WHERE STATIONED.

remarks.

Frigate President,

New York,

These vessels are under the command of Commodore
Rodgers, who has been ordered to rendezvous,
during the winter months, at New London, Conn. and
Newport, Rhode Island.

do. Constitution,

New Castle, Delaware,

Brig Argus,

Boston,

Schooner Revenge,

Newport, Rhode Island,

Frigate United States

Hampton Roads,

Under the command of Commodore, Decatur.

Do. Essex,

Ditto,

The Essex has gone to Europe.

Brig Hornet,

Ditto,

The Hornet is now repairing at this yard.

Do. Nautilus,

Ditto.

Corvette John Adams,

Charleston, South Carolina, and Savannah, Georgia.

Ship Wasp,

Ditto.

Brig Siren,

New Orleans.

Do. Viper, late Ferret,

27 gunboats,

Brig Oneida,

Sackett's Harbor, Lake Ontario.

Do. Vixen,

Navy Yard, Washington.

Repairing.

IN ORDINARY.

Frigate Chesapeake,

Boston.

Do. Congress,

Navy Yard, Washington.

The hull of the Congress has lately been
thoroughly repaired. The other frigates in
ordinary require extensive repairs.

Do. Constellation,

Ditto.

Do. New York,

Ditto.

Do. Adams,

Ditto.

Do. Boston,

Ditto.

Schooner Enterprise,

Norfolk, Virginia.

Ten gunboats,

Charleston, South Carolina.

Twenty-one do.

Norfolk, Virginia.

Ten do.

Baltimore.

Twenty do.

Philadelphia.

Fifty-two do.

New York.

Two do.

Westerly, Rhode Island.

Two do.

Norwich, Connecticut.

Four do.

Wilmington, North Carolina.

One do.

Boston.

Nine do.

Portland, Maine.

Two do.

Lake Champlain.

Nine do.

Washington.

11th Congress.]

No. 83.

[3d Session.

NAVY PENSION FUND.

COMMUNICATED TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, JANUARY 14, 1811.

Navy Department, January 10, 1811.

Sir:

I have the honor herewith to transmit to you, to be laid before Congress, a report on the subject of the Navy Pension Fund.

I am, sir, with great respect, your obedient servant;

PAUL HAMILTON.

Honorable Joseph B. Varnum,

Speaker of the Home of Representatives.

Navy Department, January 10, 1811.

The Commissioners of the Navy Pension Fund, in obedience to the " Act for the better government of the navy of the United States," respectfully report to Congress the following statements, in relation to the funds:

Paper A, statement of stock on the books of the treasury to the credit of the commissioners.

Paper B, statement of stock held by the commissioners in the Bank of Columbia.

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Paper C, statement of navy, pensioners, with the pension allowed to each. Paper D, account of the commissioners with Thomas T. Tucker, Esquire, treasurer of the fund. Paper E, abstract of warrants drawn by the Secretary of the Navy, on the treasurer of the fund, from the 1st of January, 1810, to the 1st of January, 1811.

Paper F, account of George Macdaniel with the commissioners.

All which is respectfully submitted for the Commissioners of the Navy Pension Fund.

PAUL HAMILTON,

Secretary of the Navy.

A.

Statement of the Stock on the books of the Treasury, to the credit of the Secretary of the Navy,
the Secretary of the Treasury, and the Secretary of War, for the time being Commissioners of the Navy Pension Fund,
with the interest and reimbursement accruing, for the year
1810.

Denomination of Stock.

Commencement of Interest.

Nominal amount of stock.

Interest and reimbursement
for the year 1810.

Reimbursement of 6
per cent, and deferred
stocks to 31st Dec'r, 1810.

Unredeemed amount
of stock, 1st of January, 1811.

Six per cent stock,

January 1, 1810,

$39,579 04

$3,166 31

$20,553 39

$19,025 65

Deferred six per cent. stock,

 

56,532 23

4,522 57

14,998 00

41,534 23

Three per cent. stock,

 

30,895 93

926 88

 

30,895 93

Louisiana six per cent stock,

 

38,000 00

2,280,00

 

38,000 00

Converted ditto,

 

3,250 00

195 00

 

3,250 00

Total,

$168,257 20

$11,090 76

$35,551 39

$132,705 81

I certify that the sum of eleven thousand and ninety dollars and seventy-six cents was the amount of interest and reimbursement of stock, to the credit of the Commissioners of the Navy Pension Fund, which accrued during the year 1810; and that the capital (nominal) stock to their credit, on the books of the Treasury, amounts to one hundred and sixty-eight thousand two hundred and fifty-seven dollars and twenty cents, according to the following

SCHEDULE.

Six per cent.

Three per cent.

Deferred.

Louisiana
six per cent

Converted
six per cent.

Total dollars.

Nominal amount, per Register's
certificate of the 27th of December, 1809,

$39,579 04

$30,895 93

$56,532 23

$14,000

$3,250

144,257 20

Add Louisiana six per cent. stock,
bearing interest from 1st January, 1810,

 

 

 

24,000

 

24,000 00

Total,

$39,579 04

$30,895 93

$56,532 23

$38,000

$3,250

168,257 20

Treasury Department,

Register's Office, January 3, 1811.

JOSEPH NOURSE, Register.

B.

Statement of Columbia Bank Stock belonging to the Navy Pension Fund.

SHARES.

Nominal am'nt.

Amount of cost.

476 complete shares,*

$47,600 00

$60,102 60

150 short shares,

6,000 00

NAVY-DEPARTMENT,

Accountant's Office, December 31, 1810.

THOMAS TURNER, Accountant.

* 193 of these have been paid in and completed since last report. [See receipts Nos. 1 and 2.]

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C.

List of Navy Pensioners, January, 1811.

NAMES.

RANK.

RESIDENCE,

Monthly allowance.

Annual amount.

Robert Forsith,

Marine,

New Hampshire,

$3 00

$36 00

Richard Wilson,

Boatswain,

Ditto,

10 00

120 00

John Mushaway,

Ditto,

Ditto,

10 00

120 00

George Arbuckle,

Seaman,

Massachusetts,

3 33 1/3

40 00

Gavin Walkinshaw,

Ditto,

Ditto,

8 50

102 00

John Shapeley,

Cook,

Ditto,

9. 00

108 00

Uriah Hanscom,

Ordinary seaman,

Ditto,

6 00

72 00

John Davidson,

Lieutenant,

Ditto,

20 00

240 00

Richard W. Cooper,

Seaman,

Ditto,

8 50

102 00

Charles Sandys,

Sailmaker's mate,

Ditto,

8 50

102 00

Silas Taft,

Marine,

Ditto,

3 00

36 00

William Taylor,

Able seaman,

Ditto,

4 00

48 00

Henry Nelson,

Ditto,

Ditto,

6 00

72 00

James Steel,

Ditto,

Ditto,

6 00

72 00

Collins Lincoln,

Marine,

Ditto,

3 00

36 00

Peter M'Mahon

Ordinary seaman,

Ditto,

4 50

54 00

Cotton Brown,

Cook,

Ditto,

9 00

108 00

John Hoxse,

Seaman,

Rhode Island,

850

102 00

Isaac Stearns,

Marine,

Ditto,

3 00

36 00

Edward Field,

Surgeon's mate,

Connecticut,

15 00

180 00

Jason Bebee,

Corporal of marines,

Ditto,

4 00

48 00

George Bonner,

Seaman,

New York,

8 50

102 00

William Fitzsimmons,

Ordinary seaman,

Ditto,

7 00

84 00

John Baptiste,

Boy,

Ditto,

3 00

36 00

Enoch Brown,

Midshipman,

Ditto,

9 50

114 00

Jacob Dem,

Seaman,

Ditto,

8 50

102 00

James Currin,

Ordinary seaman,

Ditto,

7 00

84 00

William Cotter,

Cook,

Ditto,

6 00

72 00

John Smith,

Ordinary seaman,

Ditto,

4 00

48 00

John Whipple,

Quartermaster,

Ditto,

9 00

108 00

Seth Harding,

Captain during the Revolutionary war,

Ditto,

30 00

360 00

James Williams,

Ordinary seaman,

Ditto,

5 00

60 00

Joseph Irvine,

Corporal of marines,

Ditto,

4 00

48 00

Neal Patterson,

Seaman

Ditto,

6 00

72 00

John Carbery,

Cooper,

Ditto,

4 50

54 00

Peter Lemark,

Private marine,

Ditto,

3 00

36 00

Dominick Burns,

Ditto,

Ditto,

3 00

36 00

Seth Hebbard,

Ditto,

Ditto,

3 00

36 00

William Robinson,

Ditto,

New Jersey,

3 00

36 00

Isaac Andrews,

Ordinary seaman,

Pennsylvania,

5 00

60 00

Patrick Fowler,

Marine,

Ditto,

2 50

30 00

Philip Morrison,

Ditto,

Ditto,

3 00

36 00

Thomas Burns,

Boatswain,

Ditto,

7 60

91 20

Thomas Baker,

Captain,

Ditto,

37 50

450 00

Hamilton Sellers,

Ordinary seaman,

Ditto,

7 00

84 00

Charles Christian,

Seaman,

Ditto,

8 50

102 00

John Casson,

Marine,

Ditto,

3 00

36 00

John Johnson,

Private marine,

Ditto,

3 00

36 00

William Sandwith,

Ditto,

Ditto,

3 00

36 00

Henry Dougan,

Ditto,

Ditto,

3 00

36 00

John Rosier,

Ditto,

Ditto,

3 00

36 00

Jacob Farman,

Able seaman,

Ditto,

5 00

60 00

David Thomas,

Marine,

Ditto,

3 00

36 00

William Barry,

Ordinary seaman,

Ditto,

5 00

60 00

Andrew Hanson,

Seaman,

Ditto,

8 50

102 00

Richard Webb,

Ordinary seaman,

Ditto,

5 00

60 00

Richard Gold,

Able seaman,

Ditto,

6 00

72 00

John Moore,

Ditto,

Ditto,

6 00

72 00

John Pasco,

Ditto,

Ditto,

6 00

72 00

James Perkins,

Ditto,

Ditto,

2 00

24 00

Hugh Kelly,

Marine,

Ditto,

3 00

36 00

Richard Gilbody,

Ordinary seaman,

Delaware.

4 00

48 00

Edward Murray,

Sergeant of marines,

Maryland

4 50

54 00

Daniel Fullen,

Ordinary seaman,

Ditto,

7 00

84 00

George Calder,

Midshipman,

Ditto,

9 50

114 00

William Barker,

Ordinary seaman,

Ditto,

6 00

72 00

William Pitman,

Boy,

Ditto,

3 00

36 00

Michael Conner,

Marine,

Ditto,

3 00

36 00

Charles Young,

Ditto,

Ditto,

3 00

36 00

John Randal,

Ditto,

Ditto,

3 00

36 00

Daniel Frazer,

Quartermaster,

Ditto,

9 00

108 00

Lewis Traya,

Seaman,

Ditto,

1 00

12 00

Maurice Gleeson,

Marine,

Ditto,

3 00

36 00

William Robins,

Seaman,

Ditto,

6 00

72 00

John Shannamon,

Ditto,

Ditto,

6 00

72 00

John Hadden,

Ditto,

Ditto,

6 00

72 00

Solomon Carrier,

Sergeant of marines,

Ditto,

4 50

54 00

Angello Formoso,

Canonier,

Ditto,

5 00

60 00

Nathaniel Weems,

Surgeons's mate,

Ditto,

15 00

180 00

Daniel Leonard,

Seaman,

Ditto,

5 00

60 00

Alexander Blackburn,

Ordinary seaman,

Ditto,

5 00

60 00

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CóContinued.

NAMES.

RANK.

RESIDENCE.

Monthly allowance.

Annual amount.

George H. Rogers,

Serjeant of marines,

Maryland,

$4 50

854 00

John M'Donough,

Ordinary seaman,

Ditto,

5 00

60 00

James Pelt,

Seaman,

Virginia,

8 50

102 00

William Small,

Marine,

Ditto,

1 50

18 00

James Digance,

Quartermaster,

Ditto,

9 00

108 00

James Jeffers,

Ordinary seaman,

Ditto,

4 00

48 00

William Davis,

Seaman,

Ditto,

6 00

72 00

William Tyrrel,

Ditto,

Ditto,

8 50

102 00

William Howell,

Ditto,

Ditto,

5 00

60 00

Edward Meany,

Ordinary seaman,

Ditto,

5 00

60 00

James Dennis,

Marine,

South Carolina,

3 00

36 00

Daniel Saunders,

Seaman,

Georgia,

6 00

72 00

$7,043 20

CH. W. GOLDSBOROUGH,

Secretary to the Commissioners of the Navy Pension Fund.

D.

The Commissioners of the Navy Pension Fund in account with
Thomas Tudor Tucker, Treasurer thereof.

Dr.

Cr.

To warrants paid, viz:

No. 266, Charles W. Goldsborough,

62 50

By balance of cash in my hands, January 1,

267, George Macdaniel,

100 00

1810,

6,989 76

268, Ditto,

6,000 00

By treasury warrant, No, 2109, on Thomas

269, Roger Nelson,

36 00

T. Tucker,

2,292 13

Balance,

3,083 39

Dollars,

9,281 89

Dollars,

9,281 89

To warrants paid, viz:

By Balance of cash in my hands, April 2,

No. 270, Christopher Ellery,

75 00

271, Jonathan Bull,

120 00

1810,

3,083 39

272, William Gardner,

150 00

By George Macdaniel,

1,747 46

273, William Few,

500 00

By treasury warrant No. 2391, on Thomas

274, James Ewing,

20 00

T. Tucker,

2,292 13

275, John Stockton,

25 00

276, George Macdaniel,

150 00

Balance,

6,082 98

Dollars,

7,122 98

Dollars,

7,122 98

To warrants paid, viz:

By balance of cash in my hands, July 1, 1810,

6,082 98

No. 277, Charles W. Goldsborough,

125 00

278, George Macdaniel,

5,580 00

By treasury warrant No. 2663, on Thomas T. Tucker,

2,292 13

279, Ditto,

140 00

Balance,

2,530 11

Dollars,

8,375 11

Dollars,

8,375 11

To warrants paid, viz:

No. 280, Jonathan Bull,

114 00

By balance of cash in my hands, October 1, 1810,

2,530 11

281, William Gardner,

135 00

282, William Few,

300 00

By George Macdaniel,

1,982 80

283, Stephen Moylan,

300 00

By treasury warrant No. 2896, on Thomas T.Tucker,

4,214 36

284, Robert Habersham,

75 00

285, George Macdaniel,

275 00

Balance,

7,528 27

Dollars,

8,727 27

Dollars,

8,727 27

By balance of cash in my hands, January 1, 1811, $7,528 27

Treasury of the United States, January 1, 1811.

TH. T. TUCKER, Treasurer U. S.

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Abstract of Warrants drawn by the Secretary of the Navy on the Treasurer of the United Slates, on account of the
"fund for the support of Navy Pensioners," from the 1st of January to the 31st of December, 1810.

1810.

January 6;

No. 266

Charles W. Goldsborough, his salary, as secretary to the commissioners

for the quarter ending the 31st of December, 1809,

$62 50

" 13,

" 267

George Macdaniel, for the purpose of paying pensions,

100 00

" 23,

" 268

George Macdaniel, to purchase stock,

6,000 00

March 29,

" 269

Roger Nelson, to pay W. Barker, a pensioner,

36 00

June 25,

" 270

Christopher Ellery, for the purpose of paying pensions,

75 00

" "

" 271

Jonathan Bull, do. do.

120 00

" "

" 272

William, Gardner, do. do.

150 00

" "

" 273

William Few, do. do.

500 00

" "

" 274

James Ewing, do. do.

20 00

" "

" 275,

John Stockton, do. do.

25, 00

" "

" 276

George Macdaniel, do. do.

150 00

July 9,

" 277

Charles W. Goldsborough, his salary as secretary to the commissioners

from the 1st of January to the 30th of June 1810,

125 00

" 25,

" 278

George Macdaniel, to purchase stock,

5,580 00

August 27,

" 279

George Macdaniel, to pay navy pensioners,

140 00

Decem. 22,

" 280

Jonathan Bull, ditto,

114 00

" "

" 281

William Few, ditto,

300 00

" "

" 282

William Gardner, ditto,

135 00

" "

" 283

Stephen Moylan, ditto,

300 00

" "

" 284

Robert Habersham, ditto,

75 00

" "

" 285

George Macdaniel, ditto,

275 00

$14,282 50

Navy Department, Accountant's Office, December 31, 1810.

THOMAS TURNER, Accountant.

E.

The Commissioners of the Navy Pension Fund in account with George Macdaniel.

1810.

Dr.

June 30.

To cash paid at Bank Columbia, to complete 100 short shares of stock at 60 dollars, per receipt No. 1,

$6,000 00

July 30.

To ditto, 93 ditto, ditto No". 2,

5,580 00

June 14.

To cash paid into the treasury, per receipt No. 3,

1,747 46

Dec. 15.

To ditto, ditto No. 4, -

1,982 80

Commission on 11,580 dollars, at 1/2 per cent.

57 90

$15,368 16

Cr.

Jan. 23.

By cash for warrant No. 268,

$6,000 00

July 25.

Do. do. No. 278, By cash received at Bank Columbia, for dividends on stock, for the half year ending

5,580 00

June 13.

20th March,

1,747 46

Dec. 14.

Ditto, ditto ditto, for the half year ending 20th September,

1,982 80

Balance due,

57 90

$15,368 16

Errors excepted. December 31, 1810.

GEORGE MACDANIEL, Agent.