Discussion of Relations With Barbary States & Congressional Halt on Frigate Building

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Date March 13, 1796
Author Name William Pennock (primary) Location: Norfolk
Recipient Name Josiah Fox (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Letter, alludes to treaty with Dey of Algiers; mentions Frigates; alludes to Congress halt on Frigate building.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Josiah Fox; William Pennock; Herbert; constructor; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Norfolk; Algiers; ;
Keywords Algerian treaty; force; frigates; private line; draught; draft; return; ;
Key Phrases observe the draught is done; see you here as constructor; your own interest would rather see you in the private line; note what you say respecting the Algerine treaty; opinion that the only way to keep him in order is to let him see you have force to compel him; hope the Frigates will go on;
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