Letter from the Revenue Office concerning naval armament

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Date December 22, 1794
Author Name Tench Coxe (primary) Location: Revenue Office
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary This letter notifies the Secretary at War that public advertisements have been issued for the procurement of naval armaments. The letter also outlines the contractual relationships for the construction of frigates in six port cities.
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Tench Coxe; John T. Morgan; shipwright; Henry Jackson; Naval Agent; Isaac Holmes; Daniel Stevens; commissioner revenue; collector of customs; Jedidiah Huntington; John Habersham; Joseph Clay; Levi Hollingsworth and son; Captain John Barry; Mr. Gardner; Mr. Olden; Tench Francis; naval agents; blacksmith; ;
Related Places Revenue Office; Boston; New York; Philadelphia; Baltimore; Portsmouth New Hampshire; Charleston; Carolinas; Georgia; New London; woodcutters; mast makers; block makers; coopers; boat builders; New Jersey; Pennsylvania; Hope Furnace; Delaware; ;
Keywords live oak; cedar timber; cannon ball; kentledge; iron ballast; yellow pine; pitch pine; white oak; locust trennails; cordage; contracts; sheathing copper; bolts; nails; bunting; iron kitchens; anchors; sail cloth; bar iron; ;
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