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Respecting the Costs and Expenditures for Frigates

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CollectionPublic Records Office: FO 5/13 Foreign Office Corres view image
Document Information
Date January 20, 1796
Author Name Timothy Pickering (primary)
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary The total cost for one 44 gun and one 36 gun frigate is $365,520. Because money spent so far has been in conjunction with other projects, it is hard to say how much has been spent for those frigates. However, Pickering feels there are sufficient funds to complete the two frigates.
Document Format Printed Document
Document Notes Part of Letter and Reports of the Secretary at War, to the Committee appointed to enquire into the Naval Equipment of the United States. Document No. V.
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Related Persons/Groups Timothy Pickering; House of Representatives; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Navy Department; War Office; Europe; ;
Keywords report; frigate; tons; 44 gun frigate; 36 gun frigate; cost; contracts; materials; live oak; ships'; balance of monies; naval equipment; ;
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