Letter from the Navy Constructor

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Sec War Ltrs, Procurement, RG107 view image
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Date November 4, 1796
Author Name Josiah Fox (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary "Statement of materials &c. on hand in the Navy Yard at Portsmouth, New Hampshire, arranged agreeably to the foregoing instructions."
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Document Notes Enclosed in a letter (on pages 18-20) from James McHenry, Secretary at War, to Chairman of the Committee for Naval Armament, dated 1 May 1798.
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Related Persons/Groups Josiah Fox; navy constructor; ;
Related Places New York; Portsmouth New Hampshire; Boston; ;
Keywords carling; timber; ledges; trees; caps; bunting; bales; mast block; anchor; hogheads; hooks; iron hoops; half thick; kersey; live oak; top timbers; hook; counter timbers; marked; numbered; rasing knife; ;
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