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Regarding Frigate Construction & Navy Yard Clerk Duties

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Source Name Image(s)
CollectionPeabody Essex Museum: Josiah Fox (1763 - 1847) Letterbook Papers view image
Document Information
Date August 5, 1796
Author Name Josiah Fox (primary)
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Letter, mentions construction of Frigates; discusses Navy yard clerk's duties.
Document Format Letterbook Copy
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Josiah Fox; Cabot Gibbs; Caleb Gibbs; Captain Nicholson; Claghorne; naval constructor; clerk; workmen; blacksmith; ;
Related Places Navy Yard; Boston; ;
Keywords pay; copper; papers; frigate; seldom attending; ;
Key Phrases obliges him to employ a person occasionally; conceive it a part of his duty; reports of Capt. Nicholson and Mr. Claghorne the naval constructor; duty to inform you the clerk of this naval yard;

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