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Appointment for Staff on Frigate Constellation; Advance Pay

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Sec Navy Ltrs Sent to Officers, RG 45 view image
Document Information
Date May 17, 1798
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Captain Thomas Truxtun (primary) Location: Baltimore
Summary Encloses appointment for staff and requests records of names and dates for the frigate Constellation. Also encloses a blank bond to advance pay to inferior officers and seamen.
Document Format Letterbook
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Related Persons/Groups Thomas Truxton; James McHenry; Boatswain; Gunners; Carpenters; Sailmakers; Officers; Seamen; Lieutenant Rogers; Thomas Truxtun; Secretary of War; officers; ;
Related Places Baltimore; War Department; Frigate Constellation; ;
Keywords frigate construction; frigate manning; oath; appointment; ;
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