Recommendations for Coppering of Frigate Constitution

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PublicationUnited States Office of Naval Records and Library [Dudley Knox]. Naval Documents Related to the United States Wars with the Barbary Powers: Naval Operations including Diplomatic Background from 1785 through 1807. 6 Vols. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 1939-44. (no image)
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Date July 27, 1797
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name George Claghorn (primary) Location: Boston
Summary Expressed necessity for the ship Constitution to be "coopered on the stocks before she is launched". Orders to cooper the ship to the "high water mark" as soon as the bottom of the boat has been prepared.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
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Related Persons/Groups George Claghorne; James McHenry; cooper; ;
Related Places Boston; Philadelphia; navy yard; ;
Keywords frigate; Constitution; ship; cooper; high water mark; ;
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