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Relocating the USS United States

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Document Information
Date March 31, 1798
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name Captain John Barry (primary) Location: Frigate United States, Commanding Officer
Summary Asks the commanding officer on board the USS United States to relocate the frigate so it will no longer block traffic of merchant vessels.
Document Format Letter Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups John Barry; James McHenry; commander; merchants;
Related Places War Office; channel; port; Philadelphia; station;
Keywords Frigate; USS United States; vessels; rope; rope-walks;
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