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Terms for the Ironwork on Frigate

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CollectionPeabody Essex Museum: Josiah Fox (1763 - 1847) Letterbook Papers view image
Document Information
Date September 10, 1796
Author Name James & Elisha Hill (primary) Location: Portsmouth, NH
Recipient Name Josiah Fox (primary)
Summary Letter, discusses terms of iron work for small frigate; mentions cost of iron.
Document Format Letterbook Copy
Document Notes Enclosed in Fox to McHenry, 09/23/1796/
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Josiah Fox; Elisha Hill; James Hill; James & Elisha Hill; ;
Related Places Portsmouth, New Hampshire; ;
Keywords iron work; frigate; prices of iron; iron; work; lower rate; ;
Key Phrases do ourselves the honor of forwarding you our proposals; hope they will prove agreeable; offered to do the said work; cannot with any provision inform you what we shall do the work for including the iron; your letter; contemplation of a small frigate to be built in this port the use of the United States;

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