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Questioning the Need for Completing the Frigates

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CollectionConnecticut Historical Society: Oliver Wolcott Jr. Papers. view image
Document Information
Date March 8, 1796
Author Name Oliver Wolcott, Jr. (primary) Location: Treasury Department
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Refers to a contract for supplies in Georgia related to the proposed Indian treaty. Since the Treaty with Algiers has been completed, the Act for providing naval armaments may be unnecessary. Perhaps this project should be laid before the President with the idea that the legislature might want to reconsider completing the frigates currently under construction.
Document Format Autograph Draft Letter
Document Notes Partially illegible.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Oliver Wolcott; President; Legislature; Congress; Indians; Algiers; George Washington; Commissioners; ;
Related Places Treasury Department; Georgia; Indian Territory; Algiers; ;
Keywords Treaty of Peace with Algiers; frigate; Indian Treaty; contract; supplies; naval armament; provisions; issues of provisions; ;
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