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Letter to Naval Constructor George Claghorne on Construction of Frigate Keel

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Sec Navy Requisitions on Sec Treas, RG45 view image
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Date January 3, 1795
Author Name John Stagg (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name George Claghorn (primary)
Summary Clerk John Stagg on behalf on late Secretary of War Henry Knox. Knox consulted with Joshua Humphreys and the later has no objections to the frigate keel, but no alterations made in the dimensions of timber. Compensation $2000 per year.
Document Format Letterbook
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Related Persons/Groups George Claghorne; John Stagg; George Claghorn; Naval Constructor; Henry Knox; Secretary of War; Joshua Humphreys; contrsuctors; ;
Related Places War Department; Philadelphia; Boston; Massachusetts; ;
Keywords construction; alterations; compensation; frigate; keel; timber; ;
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