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Regarding Frigate Construction (2)

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CollectionPeabody Essex Museum: Josiah Fox (1763 - 1847) Letterbook Papers view image
Document Information
Date January 24, 1797
Author Name Josiah Fox (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name Captain Thomas Thompson (primary) Location: Portsmouth
Summary Letter, discusses construction of Frigate.
Document Format Letterbook Copy
Document Notes Cited in Thompson to Fox, 02/08/1797.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Thomas Thompson; Josiah Fox; Francis; ;
Related Places Portsmouth; War Office; Portsmouth; ;
Keywords deadeyes; hearts; blocks; frigate; gun; canvas; sails; topsail; masts; ;
Key Phrases inclose you a statement of all the deadeyes, hearts, and blocks wanted for the frigate, except the gun suckling; they are to be made in Portsmouth; inventory of canvas necessary for the sails; answer to your request; topsail; proportion of masts; disproportionate or erroneous; sent you a draught of each;
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