Present Location of Frigate United States Impedes Movement of Merchant Vessels

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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)
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Date March 31, 1798
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Captain John Barry (primary)
Summary The frigate United States is blocking the coming and going to merchant vessels. McHenry suggests that it be moved to either one opposite the rope walks or some other place as soon as possible, unless to do so would be risky.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
Document Notes Published: Naval Documents Related to the Quasi-War between the United States and France, vol. 1, p 49.
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Related Persons/Groups Captain John Barry; James McHenry;
Related Places Philadelphia; ;
Keywords frigate United States; merchant vessels; bight; rope walks; station; removed to such place; as early as convenient; risk or inconvenience; ;
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