Frigate Patent Pumps

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CollectionPeabody Essex Museum: Josiah Fox (1763 - 1847) Letterbook Papers view image
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Date December 19, 1796
Author Name [not available]
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Letter, recommends Burke's patent for Frigates.
Document Format Letterbook Copy
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; John Barry; Thomas Truxtun; Truxton; Joshua Humphreys; Navy Constructor; Burke; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; ;
Keywords Burke's patent pumps; patent pump; frigates; stones; walnut; shot; chain pump; working part; ;
Key Phrases 104 gallons of water in thirty five seconds of time; working part will be so easily repaired; take the liberty of recommending Burke's patent for the Frigates now building;

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