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Receipt for Shipbuilding Materials for Frigate

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CollectionPeabody Essex Museum: Josiah Fox (1763 - 1847) Letterbook Papers view image
Document Information
Date November 2, 1796
Author Name Colonel James Hackett (primary) Location: Portsmouth Navy Yard
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary Fiscal, receipt for shipbuilding materials; describes materials for Frigate at Portsmouth Navy yard.
Document Format Letterbook Copy
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups James Hackett; Jacob Sheafe; Colonel James Hackett; naval agent; ;
Related Places Portsmouth Navy Yard; Mediterranean; Portsmouth; ;
Keywords white oak; white oak plank; pine plank; board; long white oak timber; short white oak timber; pine timber; white oak knees; spruce spars; white oak trennails; plank; timbers; knees; contract; frigate; Mediterranean Service; triplicate receipts; ;
Key Phrases dollars in pursuance of a contract which I have entered into with the United States to build a frigate in this port for the Mediterranean service;

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