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Rigging a Frigate

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Sec Navy Requisitions on Sec Treas, RG45 view image
Document Information
Date May 9, 1797
Author Name War Department
Recipient Name Captain Thomas Thompson (primary) Location: Portsmouth
Summary The writer responds to Thompson's proposal for rigging a frigate by offering terms of a contract and clearly specifying the work to be done.
Document Format Letterbook
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Related Persons/Groups Thomas Thompson; ;
Related Places Portsmouth; War Office; ;
Keywords proposal; rigging a frigate; contract; labor; rigging; cables; anchor; masts; yards; complete for sea; hang the rudders; tiller ropes; boats gaipes; busy ropes; gun tackling; blacken mast heads; deadeyes; blocks; ;
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