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Discussion of Frigates United States, Constitution, & Constellation

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CollectionPeabody Essex Museum: Josiah Fox (1763 - 1847) Letterbook Papers view image
Document Information
Date June 6, 1797
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name Tench Francis (primary)
Summary Letter, asks for estimate of Frigate United States; discusses Frigates United States, Constitution and Constellation.
Document Format Letterbook Copy
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Related Persons/Groups Tench Francis; James McHenry; ;
Related Places War Office; ;
Keywords frigate; money; commerce; provisions; manning; Constitution; Constellation; ;
Key Phrases furnish me with an estimate of the further sum that in your opinion may be deemed necessary to complete the frigate; provisioning and manning; chairman of the committee for the House of Representatives on the subject of the protection of commerce; called on me for a statement of what further provisions are necessary for compleating and manning the Frigates United States, Constitution and Constellation;

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