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Request for heavy anchor to keep frigate Constitution from accidents during heavy squalls

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Sec Navy Requisitions on Sec Treas, RG45 view image
Document Information
Date September 18, 1797
Author Name War Office Location: near Downingstown
Recipient Name Tench Francis (primary)
Summary Request for anchor to keep frigate Constitution from accidents during heavy seas. Author reports he is getting better.
Document Format Letterbook
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Tench Francis; Josiah Fox; Navy Constructor; James McHenry; Secretary of War; War Department; ;
Related Places Near Downingstown; Downingtown; Philadelphia; War Office; Boston; Baltimore; ;
Keywords frigate Constitution; anchor; ;
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