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Letter from the War Office requesting to the dimensions of boats for the frigates

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Sec Navy Requisitions on Sec Treas, RG45 view image
Document Information
Date March 7, 1796
Author Name War Office Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Captain Thomas Truxtun (primary) Location: Baltimore
Summary Request for the dimensions and number of the boats for the frigates; and a request for opinion of what number of boats is necessary for the frigates; their length, depth, and breadth.
Document Format Letterbook
Document Notes [not available]
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Related Persons/Groups Captain Thomas Truxton; Truxtun; Secretary of War; James McHenry; Joshua Humphreys; naval constructor; US Navy; ;
Related Places Baltimore; War Office; Philadelphia; ;
Keywords boats for the frigates; ;
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