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Request to the constructor in Baltimore David Stodder for a statement as to principal causes of delay in frigate construction

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Sec Navy Requisitions on Sec Treas, RG45 view image
Document Information
Date January 23, 1798
Author Name [not available]
Recipient Name David Stodder (primary) Location: Baltimore War Office Location: Philadelphia
Summary The letter directs the David Stodder, naval constructor at Baltimore to provide explanations for delays in completing ship building beyond the periods when she expected to have been finished. Lose no time in transmitting information.
Document Format Letterbook
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Josiah Fox; David Stodder; naval constructor; Navy constructor; Secretary War; James McHenry; War Department; ;
Related Places Baltimore; War Office; Philadelphia; ;
Keywords frigate Constellation; ;
Key Phrases [not available]

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