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Circular Letter from the War Office to Naval Constructors and Superintendents on mast and spar of frigates

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Sec Navy Requisitions on Sec Treas, RG45 view image
Document Information
Date January 25, 1796
Author Name Timothy Pickering Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Constructors of the Frigates Superintendents of frigates
Summary Pickering announces that the naval constructor and captain [superintendent] will have liberty to mast and spar their own ship according to the best of their judgments.
Document Format Letterbook
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups naval constructor; naval superintendent; Captain Dale; Timothy Pickering; Secretary of War; ;
Related Places War Office; Philadelphia; Baltimore; New York; Baltimore; Norfolk; Portsmouth New Hampshire; ;
Keywords mast; spar; bowsprit; mastheads; yard arms; ;
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