Launching of the Frigate "President"

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Date April 10, 1800
Author Name W. W. Buchanan (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Buchanan discusses the launching of the frigate "President" and encourages adoption by the Army and Navy of a new form of tourniquet.
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; W. W. [Walter] Buchanan; Secretary of the Navy; British Navy; Commanders of our vessels of war; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; New York;
Keywords United States Frigate "President"; model same as the "United States"; points of workmanship; tourniquet adopted to the Army or Navy; flow of blood; common brass or Petit's tourniquet; masts; riggings; dampness or overstretching; misfortune of the Congress; ;
Key Phrases The United States frigate "President" was launched into the element in which she is destined to protect and avenge our menaced and insulted country.
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