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Discussion of Hemp for Frigate Rigging

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CollectionPeabody Essex Museum: Josiah Fox (1763 - 1847) Letterbook Papers view image
Document Information
Date July 2, 1796
Author Name Josiah Fox (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name Henry Jackson (primary) Location: Boston
Summary Letter, discusses hemp for rigging for Frigates.
Document Format Letterbook Copy
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Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Henry Jackson; Josiah Fox; Tench Francis; purveyor of public supplies; naval agent; ;
Related Places Boston; War Office; ;
Keywords rigging; contract; spinning; sale; main and fore stays; strowds; ropes; prices; hemp; cables; provided by the public; when hemp may be expected to arrive; ;
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