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Order for Selection of Timber & Planks for Frigate

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Document Information
Date September 21, 1796
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name Josiah Fox (primary) Location: Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Summary Orders, directs selecting timber & plank for proposed Frigate.
Document Format Document Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Josiah Fox; James McHenry; Secretary of War; Sheafe; Hacket; ;
Related Places Portsmouth, New Hampshire; War Office; United States; ;
Keywords timber; planks; frigate; oak; pine; masts; spars; timber; reserved; build; vessel sketch A; delivery; value; receipt; ;
Key Phrases amount of the sum of which the whole may be valued; timber be destined for the said frigate must be immediately separated from that to be reserved; prevent any disputes; proceed to select the different pieces in kind wanted by Mr. Hacket; value of the whole ascertained agreeable to the mode pointed out in my letter;

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