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Discussion of Officers & Frigates Constellation & Congress

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CollectionPeabody Essex Museum: Josiah Fox (1763 - 1847) Letterbook Papers view image
Document Information
Date March 25, 1798
Author Name Captain Thomas Truxtun (primary) Location: Baltimore
Recipient Name Josiah Fox (primary)
Summary Letter, asks for names of officers; discusses sails of Frigate Constellation; mentions Congress; mentions British fleet.
Document Format Letterbook Copy
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Related Persons/Groups Josiah Fox; Thomas Truxton; ;
Related Places Baltimore; Baltimore; ;
Keywords frigate; officers; buttons; anchor; eagle; sails; tide; wind; gib; ;
Key Phrases Congress; several lieutenants of the British fleet have been on board; Constellation is the first that they ever saw; thank you to send me soon for the use of the officers several setts of large & small buttons (anchor & eagle); letter; what officers have accepted; leave this with the ship; first tide and wind that will suit; true top sails; courses; gib & stay sails;
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