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Request to Forward White Oak Timbers and Knees to Boston for Frigate Construction

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Sec Navy Requisitions on Sec Treas, RG45 view image
Document Information
Date October 31, 1796
Author Name War Office Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Jacob Sheafe (primary)
Summary Request to Naval Agent Jacob Sheaffe at Portsmouth New Hampshire, that he forward white oak timbers and knees to Boston for the frigate building.
Document Format Letterbook
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Jacob Sheafe; naval agent; War Department; War Office; Secretary of War; James McHenry; Sheaf; Shefe; ;
Related Places War Office; War Department; Boston; Philadelphia; ;
Keywords white oak timbers; knees; frigate; USS Constitution; USS Congress; ;
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