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Discussion of Frigate Components & Existing Timber Supplies

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Source Name Image(s)
CollectionPeabody Essex Museum: Josiah Fox Papers view image
CollectionPeabody Essex Museum: Josiah Fox (1763 - 1847) Letterbook Papers (no image)
MicrofilmPeabody Essex Museum: Josiah Fox Papers (no image)
Document Information
Date June 20, 1796
Author Name Captain Thomas Truxtun (primary) Location: Baltimore
Recipient Name Josiah Fox (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Letter, asks for list of timber at Naval yards; asks for dimensions of rudder; discusses Frigates; discusses seasoning plank.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Josiah Fox; Thomas Truxtun; Thomas Truxtun; Stodder; Secy of War; ;
Related Places War office; Philadelphia; Baltimore; Norfolk; New York; ;
Keywords list; live oak; return of post; metal; frigates; planks; stove; rudder; pintles; gudgeon; stove; store; ;
Key Phrases kind enough to reply; plank has been fully and sufficiently seasoned; promised to send me a list of the Norfolk and New York live oak; dimensions of the rudders, pintts and gudgeons with the proportion of metal they are made of; communication respecting the Frigates;

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