Cordage for the Rigging of the Frigate "United States"

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Date January 1, 1797
Author Name Samuel Hodgdon
Recipient Name John Harris (primary)
Summary Harris is directed to deliver the cordage intended for the rigging of the frigate "United States" to the purveyor, Tench Francis. It will be fitted under his direction, subject to the further order of the Secretary of War.
Document Format Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Samuel Hodgdon; John Harris; Tench Francis;
Related Places War Office;
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War Office
Jany 1 1797
Cordage to be deliv Tench
Francis Esq to fitted for the
Frigate United States
AF War Office, January 1.st 1797
Sir.
The Cordage intended for the Rigging [(word rigging is underlined) of the Frigate
United States, you will be pleased to deliver to the order of Tench Francis,
the Purveyor, to be fitted under his direction, subject to the further order
of the Secretary of War.
I am, Sir,
Your obedt. Serv:
James McHenry
Samuel Hodgdon
Mr. John Harris