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Procedures for Fire Engines for Ships

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Comm of Revenue Letterbook, RG74 view image
Document Information
Date November 12, 1794
Author Name Tench Coxe (primary) Location: Revenue Office
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Represents the general requisition for the naval armament with assignment of fire engine for each ship. Includes dimensions and descriptions of fire engines. Requests demonstrations and drawings. Encloses circular letter to agents.
Document Format Letterbook
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Tench Coxe; Secretary of War; naval agents; ;
Related Places Revenue Office; ship yards; ;
Keywords ships; fire engines; demonstrations; drawings; circular letter; naval armament; requisition; leather buckets; ship; extinguish fire; ;
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