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Order to Commence Repairs on Frigate United States

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Source Name Image(s)
CollectionHistorical Society Of Pennsylvania: Joshua Humphreys Correspondence view image
CollectionMystic Seaport Museum, Inc.: RF 509, Marion Brewington Papers (no image)
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 March 26, 1798
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Joshua Humphreys (primary)
Summary McHenry gives approval to begin repairs to frigate preparing ship for sea to police U.S. waters against French or other privateers.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Joshua Humphreys; James McHenry;
Related Places Philadelphia;
Keywords frigate; defects; repair; expense; ;
Key Phrases you will be pleased to take orders to have the defects on board the frigate United States put into complete repair with as little expence and as short a time as possible;

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