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Request for Navy Yard Information & Discussion of Budget

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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 27, 1796
Author Name Forman Cheesman (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name Josiah Fox (primary) Location: Boston
Summary Letter, asks for information regarding Navy yard; discusses budget.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Fox to Cheesman, 08/01/1796.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Josiah Fox; Forman Cheesman; naval constructor; Secretary of War; ;
Related Places Boston; New York; navy yard; ;
Keywords stage; sum; letter; ;
Key Phrases agreed to give me the sum I asked for the present year; give me directions how to proceed; take the earliest opportunity of conveying your letter;

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