Regarding Timber & Cannon for Frigates; Discussion of Politics

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Date December 22, 1796
Author Name Captain Samuel Nicholson (primary) Location: Boston
Recipient Name Josiah Fox (primary)
Summary Letter, encloses statement of timber at Boston yard; discusses iron work for Frigate; discusses supply of live oak timber; mentions cannon for Frigates; mentions Thanksgiving; alludes to Republican party; alludes to Jeffersonians; asks for information re cannons for Frigate.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Josiah Fox; Samuel Nicholson; Captain Nicholson; clerk; Colonel Claghorn; Claghorne; White; surveyor; Secretary of War; General Jackson; Jefferson party; Captain Barry; carriage maker; ;
Related Places Boston; Providence; Navy Yard; headquarters; ;
Keywords statement; timber; account; live oak; Thanksgiving; wales; carriage; after kelson; after cants; ships guns; guns; ship; frigate; ;
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