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Regarding Articles for Naval Service & Equipping of Frigate

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CollectionPeabody Essex Museum: Josiah Fox Papers view image
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Document Information
Date February 16, 1798
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name Tench Francis (primary)
Summary Letter, asks for information regarding sundry articles for the Naval service; alludes to equipping Frigate.
Document Format Letter Signed
Document Notes Post script added by Josiah Fox.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Tench Francis; James McHenry; ;
Related Places War Office; ;
Keywords inform me if the articles following have been procured for the Naval Service; form a part of the general requisition made on the treasury; if they are not already procured you will be pleased to take the earliest opportunity of obtaining them; powder horns with belts & prickers; match stuff; portfires; priming tubes; puch barrells; spermacite candles or of wax; above is the quantity specified; ship of 44 guns; ;
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