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Circular Letter from the War Office to Naval Agents Ordering a Stop to the Reduction of Copper Bolts

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Sec Navy Requisitions on Sec Treas, RG45 view image
Document Information
Date February 2, 1796
Author Name Timothy Pickering Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Naval Agents for frigate construction (primary)
Summary Pickering orders that the reducing of copper bolts be stopped. He asks for an accounting of copper bolt reduction in the past from the respective naval agents.
Document Format Letterbook
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Naval Agents; Jacob Schaffe; John Blagee; William Pennock; Joseph Sterrett.;
Related Places War Office; Philadelphia; Boston; Baltimore; Norfolk; Portsmouth New Hampshire; New York; War Department; ;
Keywords copper bolts; smaller size; account; number of feet; ;
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