Regarding Construction Costs for 36-Gun Frigate

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Date August 1, 1796
Author Name Colonel James Hackett (primary) Location: Portsmouth
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Letter, discusses construction cost of 36 gun Frigate.
Document Format Letterbook Copy
Document Notes Partly illegible
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; James Hackett; builders; ;
Related Places Portsmouth; United States; Boston; Philadelphia; ;
Keywords price; building a ship; ship; dimensions; 36 guns; iron work; head; galleries; pitch; okam; oakum; tar; masts; spars; timber; ;
Key Phrases price of building a ship agreeable to the dimensions in your statement to carry thirty six guns;
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