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Discussion of Ship Timbers & Construction

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CollectionPeabody Essex Museum: Josiah Fox (1763 - 1847) Letterbook Papers view image
Document Information
Date February 18, 1796
Author Name Josiah Fox (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Tench Francis (primary)
Summary Letter, discusses timber & frigate construction.
Document Format Letterbook Copy
Document Notes Partially illegible
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Tench Francis; Josiah Fox; Joshua Humphreys; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; ;
Keywords frigates; ships; two pieces of timber; generally stronger than one piece; proportion; toptimber; msat; ;
Key Phrases conclude the risk of an experiment in those ships of too much consequence to be admitted; answering the purpose intended without injury to the ships;

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