Cordage for the Rigging of the Frigate

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Date January 1, 1797
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name John Harris (primary)
Summary The cordage intended for the rigging of the frigate "United States" should be delivered to the order of the purveyor Tench Francis to be fitted under his direction, subject to the orders of the Secretary of War.
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Related Persons/Groups John Harris; James McHenry;
Related Places War Office;
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War Office January 1st 1797
Sir
The Cordage intended for the rigging 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
James McHenry