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Suspension of Request to Send Live Oak for Frigate Construction at Philadelphia

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Sec Navy Requisitions on Sec Treas, RG45 view image
Document Information
Date May 14, 1796
Author Name James McHenry Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name John Blagge (primary) Location: New York
Summary Requests cancellation of previous request to ship live oak from New York to Philadelphia until contents of cargo is known from vessel from Georgia laden with live oak.
Document Format Letterbook
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Related Persons/Groups John Blagge; naval agent; Secretary of War; James McHenry; Forman Cheeseman; naval constructor; Joshua Humphreys; ;
Related Places New York; War Office; Georgia; Philadelphia; Navy Yard; ;
Keywords vessel; cargo; live oak; floor timbers; forebody; floors; ;
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