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Discussion of Inflammatory Article Supposedly Published by Benjamin Stoddert

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CollectionPeabody Essex Museum: Josiah Fox (1763 - 1847) Letterbook Papers view image
Document Information
Date January 4, 1796
Author Name Captain Thomas Truxtun (primary) Location: Baltimore
Recipient Name Josiah Fox (primary)
Summary Letter, discusses article in the Maryland Journal regarding the raising of a Frigate, claiming Stodder [Stoddert] wrote the anonymous article.
Document Format Letterbook Copy
Document Notes Recipient cannot be confirmed from image
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Josiah Fox; Thomas Truxtun; Stodder; Benjamin Stoddert; printers; author; Jacobins; yard officers; ;
Related Places Baltimore; Maryland; ;
Keywords frigate; extract; Maryland Journal; newspaper; accounts; raising of the frigate; Jacobin style; ;
Key Phrases immediately sent to the other printers; asking if Stodder was the author of it; ashamed at seeing the price; building the frigates; any of the yard officers to be the author of this ridiculous piece; account I have seen in the other paper respecting the raising of the frigate is modest and true; suspected it was some of Stodder's nonsence; suppose the frigate business has been discussed; brought to a conclusion; glad to hear as soon as possible what that conclusion is; suppose you have seen an extract from the Maryland journal;

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