Uniformity of Dress on Ships of War

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Date August 24, 1797
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name Captain John Barry (primary)
Summary Regulations establishing uniformity of dress by the officers, Marines, and others on board the ships of war in service of the United States.
Document Format Letter Signed
Document Notes Enclosure: Uniform for the Navy of the United States of America.
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Related Persons/Groups Captain John Barry, Commander of the Frigate "United States"; James McHenry; Captains; Lieutenants; Lieutenants of Marines; Surgeons; Surgeons Mates; Sailing Master; Purser; Midshipmen; Marines; ;
Related Places War Office;
Keywords uniform; full dress coat; cloth; collar; epaulets; sash; buttons; pockets; lappets; American eagle; vest; breeches; coat; cocked hats; black cockades; small swords; nankeen; overalls; ;
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