Regarding Frigate Construction & Frigate for Mediterranean Service

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Date August 13, 1796
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name Josiah Fox (primary) Location: Portsmouth
Summary Letter, directs query re construction time of Frigate; discusses Frigate for Mediterranean service.
Document Format Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Josiah Fox; James McHenry; Peck; Cheesman; Hackett; ;
Related Places Portsmouth; War Office; ;
Keywords build; frigate; Mediterranean service; 12 months; shorter time; 36 gun frigate; launch; ten months; twelve months; ;
Key Phrases consult Mr. Hackett to know whether he will not engage in case his terms should be accepted to launch the ship at an earlier day; engage to build the frigate for Mediterranean service in a shorter time than 12 mo.;
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