Launch of the Galley Senator Ross

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Date April 5, 1799
Author Name Isaac Craig (primary) Location: Pittsburgh
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Major Craig expresses pride in launch of the Galley "Senator Ross" and further opines that the American Galley will far exceed the Spanish naval capability currently on the Mississippi. He asks for instructions as soon as possible, and details plans for hiring a crew.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Isaac Craig; Spanish; Captain Daniel Bissell; Clinton Butler; boatmen; ;
Related Places Pittsburgh; Mississippi River; Monongahela River; ; Ohio River; Fort Fayette; ;
Keywords Galley Senator Ross; galley; fine piece of naval architecture; instructions; orders; ship; rations; pay; hiring; navigation; packets; stockade; white oak pickets; ;
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