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Discussion of Timber Needed for Frigate Frame

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CollectionPeabody Essex Museum: Josiah Fox (1763 - 1847) Letterbook Papers view image
Document Information
Date August 17, 1796
Author Name Josiah Fox (primary) Location: Portsmouth
Recipient Name George Claghorn (primary) Location: Boston
Summary Letter, discusses timber for Frigate frame.
Document Format Letterbook Copy
Document Notes Cited in Nicholson to Fox, 08/25/1796.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups George Claghorne; Josiah Fox; Captain Nicholson; Secretary of War; Gibbs; Naval Constructor; ;
Related Places Boston; Portsmouth; navy yard; ;
Keywords timbers; frame; plank; beams; thick stuff; thick staff; live oak; white oak knees; frigate; white oak; ;
Key Phrases obliged to you if you will favor me with a list of what timbers are yet wanted to complete your frame; supply you with as many timbers as possible from this yard;

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