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Discussion of Construction Costs for 36-Gun Frigate

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CollectionPeabody Essex Museum: Josiah Fox (1763 - 1847) Letterbook Papers view image
Document Information
Date August 15, 1796
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name Josiah Fox (primary)
Summary Letter, discusses construction cost of 36 gun Frigate.
Document Format Letterbook Copy
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Josiah Fox; James McHenry; Cheesman; Cheeseman; Peck; Hackets; Hacket; ;
Related Places War Office; ;
Keywords building; 36 gun frigate; time; terms; ship; ten months; ;
Key Phrases time he stipulated to launch her in is longer than could be wished; pleased to consult; engage in case his terms; launch the ship at an earlier; proposals for building the thirty six gun frigates appears to be considerable lower than those of either Mr. Cheesman or Mr. Peck; received your letters;

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