Readiness for Sea

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CollectionHistorical Society Of Pennsylvania: Thomas Truxton Letterbook view image
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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 June 17, 1798
Author Name Captain Thomas Truxtun (primary) Location: Hampton Roads
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Captain Truxton discusses his readiness for sea as he awaits the arrival of the "Mayflower" from Philadelphia with the shot.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Captain Thomas Truxton; Lieutenant Triplett; Mr. Rogers; men on board; Mayflower; ;
Related Places Hampton Roads; Philadelphia; Virginia; Sea; ;
Keywords Frigate Constellation; want of money to defray the recruiting Business; his account; long calms and adverse winds; ;
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