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Request for Information on Shipbuilding Materials

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Source Name Image(s)
CollectionPeabody Essex Museum: Josiah Fox Papers view image
CollectionPeabody Essex Museum: Josiah Fox (1763 - 1847) Letterbook Papers (no image)
MicrofilmPeabody Essex Museum: Josiah Fox Papers (no image)
Document Information
Date May 8, 1796
Author Name William Pennock (primary) Location: Norfolk
Recipient Name Josiah Fox (primary)
Summary Following information that construction has stopped on the frigate at Gosport, asks if any of the materials for the ship will be sold.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Josiah Fox; William Pennock; ;
Related Places Norfolk; Gosport; ;
Keywords frigate; material; sale; live oak; ship; draft; ;
Key Phrases observe the frigate at Gosport is to be laid aside altho the materials for building are so handy; what articles do you suppose will be ordered for sale;

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