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Estimate of Ship of War to Be Built at Portsmouth, N.H.

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CollectionPeabody Essex Museum: Josiah Fox (1763 - 1847) Letterbook Papers view image
Document Information
Date February 26, 1798
Author Name Colonel James Hackett (primary) Location: Portsmouth
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary Estimate of Ship of War to be built at Portsmouth.
Document Format Letterbook Copy
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups James Hackett; builders; ;
Related Places Portsmouth; Portsmouth, N.H.; New Hampshire; ;
Keywords New England timber beams and decks of yellow pine at the present price of materials and labor; dollars; masts; yards; tops; naval stores; iron or copper work together with boats; joiner's work; carved work; completed in ten months with a good gang of sixty men; if government should seek it to have the live oak timber used in the above ship; builder; price of white oak timber; ship can be built; knees & plank belonging to government; ship of war calculated to carry thirty eight guns; tons; frigate construction; white oak timbers; guns; yellow pine; frigate Crescent; ;
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