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Regarding Construction Materials for Frigate

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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, New Hampshire
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Letter, discusses timber & other materials for Frigate.
Document Format Letterbook Copy
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Josiah Fox; Secretary of War; Sheafe; Claghorn; Claghorne; ;
Related Places Portsmouth; New Hampshire; War Office; Boston; ;
Keywords dollars per month; white oak timber; live oak; inspected; timber; plank; frigate; statement of other materials; delivered; knees; defective; pay; ;
Key Phrases what he could procure for his ship; large quantity of the timber selected out for the frigate has proved defective;frames inspected as the timbers are worked; business here being brought to a conclusion; setting off for Boston;

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