Suggesting Like Oak be Unloaded in New York Instead of Philadelphia

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Date May 23, 1796
Author Name Captain Silas Talbot (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Talbot suggests that a shipment of like oak that was to be sent along to Philadelphia be unloaded in New York because of unfavorable winds and the recent arrival of a separate shipment of lumber in Philadelphia.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Silas Talbot; Captain; ;
Related Places New York; Philadelphia; ;
Keywords schooner; dispatch; live oak; wind; cargo; sticks; frame; frigate; unloaded; ;
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