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Surveying the Rotten Potatoes, Etc.

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CollectionHistorical Society Of Pennsylvania: Thomas Truxton Letterbook view image
Document Information
Date July 16, 1798
Author Name Captain Thomas Truxtun (primary) Location: U.S. Ship "Constellation"
Recipient Name Isaac Garretson (primary)
Summary Captain Truxton enumerates the expenses of the Frigate "Constellation" and discusses such matters as the potatoes, furnished agreeable to an Act of Congress, that have been found to be rotten.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Isaac Garretson; Thomas Truxton; sea Lieutenants; master; boatswain; carpenter; Recruiting Officers; ;
Related Places U.S. Ship Constellation, at sea off Charleston Bar; Southern Coast; Cape Henry; Capes of Chesapeake Bay; Charleston, South Carolina; ;
Keywords command; potatoes furnished agreeable to an Act of Congress; ship; conformity with said request; Certificate; Law; my hand; eastern Direction; wind; Convoy; Twenty leagues; Muster Roll; Register of the Officers, Seamen, and Others composing the Crew of the Frigate; Wages per month; Money advanced, Time of Entry; Record; War Office; Marine Office; Returns; documents exhibited; nature of the business; inexperience; employment; Honor; Post; ;
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