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Superintendent of 44-gun frigate

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PublicationUnited States Office of Naval Records and Library [Dudley Knox]. Naval Documents Related to the United States Wars with the Barbary Powers: Naval Operations including Diplomatic Background from 1785 through 1807. 6 Vols. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 1939-44. (no image)
Document Information
Date August 7, 1794
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Captain John Barry (primary)
Summary Letter from the Secretary of War to Captain John Barry of the U.S. Navy. Informs Barry that he is to consider himself superintendent of the 44-gun frigate to be built at Philadelphia. Barry's constant attendance will be necessary. Knox then proceeds to describe the current situation in relation to its construction.
Document Format Printed Document
Document Notes NDA
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Related Persons/Groups John Barry; Henry Knox; superintendent; Gurney; Smith; constructor; workmen; labourers; agents; mechanic; clerk; navy;
Related Places Philadelphia; Treasury;
Keywords port; frigate; guns; regulations; contracts; materials; equipment; ship; labor; hull; branch; yard; certificate; payment; public property;
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