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Discussion of Cables, Rigging, Hemp & Sailmakers Relative to Frigate Construction

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CollectionPeabody Essex Museum: Josiah Fox (1763 - 1847) Letterbook Papers view image
Document Information
Date December 14, 1796
Author Name Josiah Fox (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Letter, discusses estimate of cables & rigging for Frigate; mentions hemp used for cordage; discusses sailmakers.
Document Format Letterbook Copy
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Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Josiah Fox; Secretary of the Treasury; sailmakers; ;
Related Places War Office; Mediterranean; ;
Keywords estimate; cables; rigging; frigate; Mediterranean service; bolts; gaskets; cordage; hemp; scantling; points; ;
Key Phrases state that the estimate forwarded to the Secretary of the Treasury of the quantity of cables, scantling & rigging necessary for the frigate building for the mediterranean service includes the whole of those articles required for a ship of war of the dimensions of that frigate

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