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Excerpt from Truxton's sailing book

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Source Name Image(s)
CollectionMystic Seaport Museum, Inc.: Silas Talbot Papers view image
Document Information
Date March 25, 1795
Author Name Captain Thomas Truxtun (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Timothy Pickering (primary)
Summary Letter encloses excerpt from Truxton's sailing book, specifically recommendations relating to mast construction
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Enclosed in Talbot to Pickering, 03/31/1795.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Timothy Pickering; Thomas Truxtun;
Related Places Philadelphia; Baltimore; Boston; Portsmouth; New York; ;
Keywords rigging; seamanship; honor; paper; ships of war; frigates; guns; published; better adapted; correct height; masts; ranger; velocity; song books; dimensions; ;
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