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Request for Live Oak Timbers for Frigate Construction

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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 July 15, 1796
Author Name Captain Thomas Truxtun (primary) Location: Baltimore
Recipient Name Josiah Fox (primary)
Summary Letter, asks for live oak to complete Frigate frame.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Josiah Fox; Thomas Truxtun; Stodder; Blagge; Secretary of War; James McHenry; carpenters; ;
Related Places Baltimore; Georgia; New York; Philadelphia; ;
Keywords timbers; frigate; list of timbers wanted; like oak; frame; terms; ;
Key Phrases sends you by this conveyance a list of the timbers wanted of live oak to complete our frame; send on these terms immediately or we must discharge our carpenters;

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