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Informing Talbot of the Cancellation of his Frigate

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Source Name Image(s)
CollectionMystic Seaport Museum, Inc.: Silas Talbot Papers view image
CollectionMystic Seaport Museum, Inc.: Silas Talbot Papers (no image)
Document Information
Date June 4, 1796
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name Captain Silas Talbot (primary)
Summary McHenry informs Talbot that Congress has decided to limit the number of frigates to be built to three, and not made any provision to continue the pay and subsistence of the captains of the cancelled frigates.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Silas Talbot; James McHenry; Congress; Captains; President; ;
Related Places War Office; Portsmouth; New York; ;
Keywords act of Congress; frigates; provision; pay and subsistence; suspended; account; settlement; services; ;
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