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Description of Specifications for Building of 36-Gun Frigate

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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 25, 1796
Author Name Forman Cheesman (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name Josiah Fox (primary)
Summary Letter, describes terms to build 36 gun Frigate.
Document Format Contemporary Copy of Letter
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Josiah Fox; Forman Cheesman; Foreman Cheesman; Forman Cheeseman; builders; joiners; ;
Related Places New York; United States; Philadelphia; ;
Keywords terms; build a frigate; frigate; 36 gun frigate; price; ship; statement; twenty pounds per ton; head; galleries; iron work; joiners work; launch; valuation; timber; ;
Key Phrases launch her in ten months; take a valuation any timber the United States may have to dispose of that will answer the above ship; stating his terms to build a Frigate to carry 36 guns; give you my price for building a ship agreeable to the dimensions in your statement to carry 36 guns;

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