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Discussion of Frigates Constellation & Constitution, And of Anchor Weights

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CollectionPeabody Essex Museum: Josiah Fox (1763 - 1847) Letterbook Papers view image
Document Information
Date August 4, 1797
Author Name Josiah Fox (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name Tench Francis (primary)
Summary Letter, discusses frigates Constellation & Constitution; discusses anchor weight.
Document Format Letterbook Copy
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Related Persons/Groups Tench Francis; Josiah Fox; Captain Barry; Captain Nicholson; constructor; ;
Related Places War Office; Boston; Baltimore; Maryland; Massachusetts; ;
Keywords frigate construction; frigate Constitution; frigate Constellation; copy of Captain Barry's requisition of military stores for his ship; enclose you a letter from Capt. Nicholson; calls for information which is in the line of your office; thought it would be best to send you the request for present; note that the ancor at Portsmouth is much more suitable for the Constellation than it can be for the Constitution; weight; ship; statement that I forwarded to Capt. Nicholson; acnhor; ;
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