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Frigate Pumps

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Sec Navy Requisitions on Sec Treas, RG45 view image
Document Information
Date December 19, 1796
Author Name James McHenry Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Oliver Wolcott, Jr. (primary)
Summary McHenry informs Wolcott that Captain Barry, Captain Truxton, and Joshua Humphreys think that a patent pump is preferable to chain pumps and asks for an order of six of them.
Document Format Letterbook
Document Notes [not available]
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Related Persons/Groups Oliver Wolcott; James McHenry; Captain John Barry; Captain Thomas Truxton; Truxtun; Joshua Humphreys; Burke; Bush; Secretary of the Treasury; ;
Related Places War Office; Philadelphia; ;
Keywords frigate; patent pump; chain pump; ;
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