Letter announcing that a 44 gun frigate will be built at New York; with a description of the general regulations

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Date July 3, 1794
Author Name James Sheaffe Location: New York
Recipient Name John Blagge Location: New York Jeremiah Yellot Location: New York William Pennock Location: New YorkMr Gurney Location: New YorkMessrs. Smith and Gurney Location: New York
Summary Circular sent to John Blagee, Jeremiah Yellot, William Pennock, James Sheaffe, John Langdon, Mssrs. Gurney and Smith. Knox describes the general regulations. Capital articles, timber, iron, sailcloth, will be purchased through special contract with Department of Treasury. Labor and material purchases will be made by an agent. A principle builder or constructor will be appointed. Captain of the ship will superintend. A Clerk of the building will be appointed to maintain accounts.
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Clerk; Naval Agent; Constructor; Captain; Department of Treasury; War Department; US Navy; Alexander Hamilton; John Blagee; Jeremiah Yellot; William Pennock; James Sheaffe; John Langdon; Mssrs Gurney and Smith; Silas Talbot; Forman Cheesman; ;
Related Places War Department; New York; Philadelphia; War Office; ;
Keywords frigate; 44 gun frigate; sails; iron; timber; contracts; labor; material; capital articles; USS President; ;
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