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Request for Anchor for Frigate Constellation

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PublicationUnited States Office of Naval Records and Library [Dudley Knox]. Naval Documents Related to the Quasi-War between the United States and France: Naval Operations from February 1797 to December 1801. 7 Vols. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1935-1938. (no image)
Document Information
Date September 18, 1797
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: Near Downingstown
Recipient Name Tench Francis (primary)
Summary Frigate Constellation required a heavy anchor to "keep her from accidents during heavy squalls or spurts of wind,". McHenry requested an update on the one he requested had been transferred from Portsmouth to Baltimore.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
Document Notes Cited in Wolcott to Hodgdon, 09/15/1797. document in hand, PRINT ONLY.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Tench Francis; James McHenry;
Related Places Near Downingstown; Baltimore; Portsmouth; navy yard; ;
Keywords frigate; anchor; Constellation; ;
Key Phrases [not available]

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