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On Josiah Fox's letter on laying the keels of frigates and launching

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Sec Navy Requisitions on Sec Treas, RG45 view image
Document Information
Date June 22, 1795
Author Name Joshua Humphreys (primary)
Recipient Name Timothy Pickering (primary)
Summary Humphreys refers to a letter by Josiah Fox from Portsmouth Virginia indicating that neither time nor expense should be spared in laying the keel in the best possible position for launching.
Document Format Letterbook
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Timothy Pickering; Joshua Humphreys; Josiah Fox; naval constructor; War Department; Secretary of War; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Navy Yard Philadelphia; Portsmouth Virginia; ;
Keywords abaft; blocks; keel; false keel; ways; [quays];
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