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Use of Timber to Build Frigate

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PublicationUnited States Office of Naval Records and Library [Dudley Knox]. Naval Documents Related to the United States Wars with the Barbary Powers: Naval Operations including Diplomatic Background from 1785 through 1807. 6 Vols. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 1939-44. (no image)
Document Information
Date April 23, 1796
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name George Claghorn (primary) Location: Boston
Summary Congress determined to build only three frigates authorized by former law, McHenry urged Claghorne to speed through construction and use timber provided by the Schooner Rachell which arrived in Boston last December.
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Related Persons/Groups George Claghorne; James McHenry; Secretary of War; ;
Related Places Boston; Philadelphia; ship yard; navy yard; ;
Keywords ships; frigate; supplies; materials; live oak; deck plank; schooner; Rachell; timber; ;
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