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Regarding the Procurement of Ship Timbers for Frigates

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CollectionPeabody Essex Museum: Josiah Fox Papers view image
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Document Information
Date July 14, 1796
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name Josiah Fox (primary) Location: New York
Summary Directs Fox to find sources for masts, spars, and planks of specific dimensions.
Document Format Letter Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Josiah Fox; James McHenry; Nathan Jones; Secretary of War; ;
Related Places New York; War Office; ;
Keywords masts; spars; planks; pine planks; white oak planks; pine scantling; statement A; inches diameter; inches thick; feet long; ;
Key Phrases please to make enquiry of the places where and the terms which the following articles can be obtained;

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