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Regarding Frigate Inspection Appointment

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CollectionPeabody Essex Museum: Josiah Fox (1763 - 1847) Letterbook Papers view image
Document Information
Date October 30, 1796
Author Name Josiah Fox (primary) Location: Portsmouth
Recipient Name Captain George Turner (primary)
Summary Letter, discusses appointment to inspect Frigate.
Document Format Letterbook Copy
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups George Turner; Josiah Fox; Sheafe; Secretary of War; James Hackett; naval agent; temporary inspector; ;
Related Places Portsmouth; United States; Navy Yard; ;
Keywords workmanlike manner; decayed timber; other materials; appointed; pay; dollars per month; frigate; duty; inspect; workmanship; iron work; ship; ;
Key Phrases duty requires of you; inspect all parts of the timber; part of the timber is found defective in the workmanship; appointed you a temporary inspector of said frigate; frigate now building by James Hackett;

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