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Construction the frigate for the Dey of Algiers

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Document Information
Date July 8, 1796
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name George Washington (primary)
Summary McHenry informs Washington that Pickering believes responsibility for the building of the frigate for the Dey of Algiers lies more with the War Department than the State Department. McHenry says that he will proceed to take preparatory measures in the construction of the project.
Document Format Autograph Draft Letter
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Related Persons/Groups George Washington; James McHenry; Timothy Pickering; Navy; military; departments; Dey of Algiers; ;
Related Places War Office; Algiers; ;
Keywords Frigate; timber; materials; contract; ;
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