On the need to complete frigate building operations at Boston Massachusetts

Document Information
Date April 23, 1796
Author Name James McHenry Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name George Claghorn (primary) Location: Boston
Summary 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.
Document Format Letterbook
Source Collection: National Archives and Records Administration: Sec Navy Requisitions on Sec Treas, RG45

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