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Frigate Building at Portsmouth; Qualifications of Capt. Thompson

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CollectionConnecticut Historical Society: Oliver Wolcott Jr. Papers. view image
Document Information
Date December 23, 1796
Author Name Oliver Wolcott, Jr. (primary) Location: Treasury Department
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Articles for the frigate building at Portsmouth have been ordered from the Purveyor. Wolcott has no notion of the qualifcations of Captain Thompson so McHenry should employ him as an agent based on his own assessment of his abilities.
Document Format Draft Letter
Document Notes Partially illegible.
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Oliver Wolcott, Jr.; purveyor; Captain Thompson; Captain Thomson; agent; President; Congress; ;
Related Places Treasury Department; Portsmouth; ;
Keywords frigate; articles; estimate; qualifications; employ; ;
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