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On naval constructor James Hackett's proposals to build 36 gun frigate

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Sec Navy Requisitions on Sec Treas, RG45 view image
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Date August 13, 1796
Author Name James McHenry Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Josiah Fox (primary)
Summary James Hackett's proposals for construction of 36 gun frigate were considerably lower than those of Forman Cheeseman or Mr Peck. But Hackett's time for launching is considerably longer than wished. Cheeseman's proposal estimated 10 months to launch a frigate. Asks to engage Hackett to see if he can launch ship at an earlier time frame.
Document Format Letterbook
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Related Persons/Groups Josiah Fox; James Hackett; naval constructor; Forman Cheeseman; Mr Peck; James McHenry; Secretary of War; War Department; War Office; Navy; ;
Related Places War Office; War Department; Philadelphia; Portsmouth New Hampshire; New York; ;
Keywords 36 gun frigate; proposals; ;
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