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Order to Move Requested Anchor from Portsmouth to Baltimore

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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 November 10, 1797
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Jacob Sheafe (primary) Location: Portsmouth, NH
Summary Anchor in Navy Yard at Portsmouth required by Constellation. McHenry ordered Navy Agent Sheafe to transport the anchor to Baltimore or Potapsco.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
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Related Persons/Groups Jacob Sheafe; James McHenry; naval constructor; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Portsmouth; New Hampshire; Baltimore; Potapsco; Patapsco; river; navy yard; Chesapeak; Chesapeake; port; New York; ;
Keywords frigate; ship; Constellation; anchor; ;
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