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Request for transfer of 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 June 20, 1796
Author Name War Office Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name William Pennock (primary) Location: Norfolk
Summary Joshua Humphreys is in need of a shipment of live oak for frigate construction at Philadelphia. Therefore Naval Agent William Pennock should take measures to ship to Philadelphia at first opportunity.
Document Format Letterbook
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Related Persons/Groups William Pennock; naval agent; naval constructor; Joshua Humphreys; James McHenry; Secretary of War; War Department; War Office; ;
Related Places Norfolk Virginia; War Office; Gosport Virginia; Philadelphia; War Department; Navy; ;
Keywords live oak; frigate; ;
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