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Estimate on quantity of canvas required for sails for frigate building for the Dey of Algiers

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Sec Navy Requisitions on Sec Treas, RG45 view image
Document Information
Date January 28, 1797
Author Name Josiah Fox Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Oliver Wolcott, Jr. (primary)
Summary From naval constructor Josiah Fox at the War Office. Enclosed is statement of canvas for sails required for frigate for Dey of Algiers from Josiah Fox, naval constructor.
Document Format Letterbook
Document Notes [not available]
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Related Persons/Groups Oliver Wolcott; Secretary Treasury; Dey of Algiers; James McHenry; Secretary of War; War Department; War Office; Josiah Fox; naval constructor; ;
Related Places War Office; Algiers; Treasury Department; Philadelphia; Portsmouth New Hampshire; ;
Keywords sail; mainsail; foresail; mizzen; canvas; top sail; awnings; quarter cloth; mast and rudder coats; wind sails; mizzen stay sail; jibb; main royal; ;
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