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Regarding frigate anchor purchased that is claimed as property of Republic of France

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Sec Navy Requisitions on Sec Treas, RG45 view image
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Date December 9, 1796
Author Name James McHenry Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Henry Jackson (primary) Location: Boston
Summary McHenry informs naval agent Jackson that that he has been informed by Consul General from the Republic of France Mr. La Combe, that an anchor purchased for frigate construction is claimed to be the property of France. To avoid any further dispute, McHenry requests that Jackson have the anchor delivered to the person it was purchased from.
Document Format Letterbook
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Jackson; Naval Agent; James McHenry; Secretary of War; War Office; War Department; Mr. La Combe; Consul General Republic of France; ;
Related Places Boston; War Office; Philadelphia; Republic of France; ;
Keywords anchor; frigate; USS Constitution; ;
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