Calculation of the cost of constructing ships of war

Document Information
Date December 16, 1793
Author Name Joshua Humphreys (primary)
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary An influential shipbuilder calculates the cost of building and maintaining a frigate for the United States. Estimates 23 pounds per ton.
Document Format Document Signed
Source Collection: National Archives and Records Administration: Misc Records of Accounts, RG75

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