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Progress report on construction of frigate Constellation 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 20, 1797
Author Name James McHenry Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Captain Thomas Truxtun (primary) Location: Baltimore
Summary Congress will likely request a report on the progress of construction of frigate Constellation at Baltimore. Therefore request report on state of hull, materials, and projected date of launching.
Document Format Letterbook
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Related Persons/Groups Captain Thomas Truxton; Congress; Joshua Humphreys; carpenters; caulkers; Secretary of War; James McHenry; Truxtun; ;
Related Places Baltimore; War Office; Congress; ;
Keywords hull; frigate; materials; USS Constellation; ;
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