Night Heads Raised with Frigate's Stern

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Date April 24, 1796
Author Name Captain Thomas Truxtun (primary) Location: Baltimore
Recipient Name Josiah Fox (primary)
Summary Some man had reported that the night heads were not raised with the stern of the frigate, but Truxton assures Fox that they were bolted to the apron and have been raised.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Josiah Fox; Thomas Truxtun; Stodder; Captain Barry; John Barry; Joshua Humphreys; ;
Related Places Baltimore; ;
Keywords blockhead; night heads; nightheads; stern; frigate; apron; raised; live oak; knighthead; ;
Key Phrases some man had mentioned or rather some blockhead that our night heads were not raised with the stern of the frigate; report must have arisen from ignorance or from some evil design;
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