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Request for progress report on frigate construction in anticipation of request from Congress

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Sec Navy Requisitions on Sec Treas, RG45 view image
Document Information
Date May 18, 1797
Author Name James McHenry Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Captain Samuel Nicholson (primary) Location: Boston
Summary Request for progress report on frigate construction in anticipation of request from Congress. Include information on state of hull, equipment, and expected date of launching.
Document Format Letterbook
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Captain Samuel Nicholson; naval superintendent; Secretary of War; James McHenry; Congress; George Claghorn; Claghorne; naval constructor; ;
Related Places Boston; War Office; Philadelphia; Congress; ;
Keywords USS Constitution; hull; frigate; materials; ;
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