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Request to examine cannon to determine if fit for service on frigate

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Sec Navy Requisitions on Sec Treas, RG45 view image
Document Information
Date May 16, 1796
Author Name James McHenry Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Captain John Barry (primary)
Summary Request that Captain Barry set out for Cecil Furnace with Mr De Costa and Captain Thomas Truxton for purpose of proving and examining cannon for frigates. Terms of contract described. Mr Hughes will have the terms in his possession.
Document Format Letterbook
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Related Persons/Groups Captain John Barry; Mr. De Costa; Mr Huges; Captain Thomas Truxton; Truxtun; Secretary of War; James McHenry; Navy; ;
Related Places War Office; Philadelphia; Baltimore; Cecil Furnace; ;
Keywords cannon; frigates; ;
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