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Request for Information on Types of Lumber for Shipbuilding

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CollectionHistorical Society Of Pennsylvania: Joshua Humphreys Correspondence view image
Document Information
Date March 22, 1796
Author Name David Stodder (primary)
Recipient Name Captain Thomas Truxtun (primary)
Summary Requests clarification on the use of deadwoods and white oak in ship construction.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Thomas Truxtun; David Strodder; War Office; ;
Related Places Navy Yard; Georgia; ;
Keywords deadwood; instructions; white oak; counter orders; opinion; ;
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