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Report on Frigate Construction at Portsmouth

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CollectionPeabody Essex Museum: Josiah Fox (1763 - 1847) Letterbook Papers view image
Document Information
Date November 10, 1796
Author Name Captain Thomas Thompson (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Letter, discusses Frigate building at Portsmouth; asks for position on Frigate.
Document Format Letterbook Copy
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Thomas Thompson; Secretary of War; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Portsmouth; ;
Keywords frigate; business; compensation; ;
Key Phrases concluded hereafter to intrust me with any part of the business; depend on my punctual performance; time should be too high; reasonable compensation; honor to inform you that I intend leaving Philadelphia tomorrow afternoon; business respecting the frigate in Portsmouth;

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