||April 23, 1796
|| James McHenry Location: Philadelphia
|| George Claghorn (primary) Location: Boston
||Bill passed by Congress limits construction to three frigates. Therefore, since one of the frigates to be built is at Boston, frigate should be completed with all possible dispatch. Use the timber delivered by the Schooner Rachel this past December.
||Collection: National Archives and Records Administration: Sec Navy Requisitions on Sec Treas, RG45