Questions about Wood used in Ship Building

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Comm of Revenue Letterbook, RG74 view image
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Date November 20, 1794
Author Name Tench Coxe (primary) Location: Revenue Office
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Requests note about pitch pine beams for the lower deck of a ship built in Philadelphia. Notes dimensions furnished by the War Department with reference only to oak beams for ships built in places other than Philadelphia.
Document Format Letterbook
Document Notes Addressed to the Secretary of War
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Tench Coxe; Secretary of War; Treasury Department; ;
Related Places Revenue Office; Philadelphia; War Department;
Keywords pitch pine beams; dimensions; oak beams; frigate construction; deck; lower deck; ship; beams; pine; ;
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