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Forwarded Message from Congress and Request for Information on Shipbuilding Materials

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CollectionPeabody Essex Museum: Josiah Fox (1763 - 1847) Letterbook Papers view image
Document Information
Date January 7, 1796
Author Name Josiah Fox (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name Joshua Humphreys (primary)
Summary Letter, encloses message from Congress; asks for information on materials for the frigates now being constructed.
Document Format Letterbook Copy
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Joshua Humphreys; Josiah Fox; Secretary of War; Timothy Pickering; Committed of the House of Representatives; Naval Constructor; ;
Related Places War Office; Southwark; ;
Keywords enclosed copy; information; materials; ;
Key Phrases Secretary of War requests you will pay an early attention to the contents of the enclosed copy of the message from the committee of the House of Representatives; quantity of materials wanted to complete the whole;

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