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Discussion of Live Oak Timbers for Frigate Building

Sources & Images
Source Name Image(s)
CollectionPeabody Essex Museum: Josiah Fox Papers view image
CollectionPeabody Essex Museum: Josiah Fox (1763 - 1847) Letterbook Papers (no image)
MicrofilmPeabody Essex Museum: Josiah Fox Papers (no image)
Document Information
Date August 25, 1796
Author Name Captain Samuel Nicholson (primary) Location: Boston
Recipient Name Josiah Fox (primary) Location: Portsmouth
Summary Discusses live oak timbers for ships' frames, and the completion of a number of such material components for the building of a frigate.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes 2 COLLECTIONS: one with photocopy images, one without images.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Josiah Fox; Sam Nicholson; Jacob Sheet; Claghorn; Claghorne; Gibbs; ;
Related Places Portsmouth; Boston; yard; ;
Keywords live oak; frames; journey; live oak timber; supply of timber; white oak timber; ship; ;
Key Phrases [not available]

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