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Articles Necessary to Complete Frigate for Mediterranean Service

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Sec Navy Requisitions on Sec Treas, RG45 view image
Document Information
Date December 1796
Author Name Secretary of War
Recipient Name Unknown Recipient (primary)
Summary The following articles by the report of Captain Cathcart will be necessary to complete and equip the frigate building for the Mediterranean Service.
Document Format Letterbook
Document Notes Copy of this letter sent to the Secretary of Treasury on 15 Dec 1796.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Joshua Humphries; Captain Cathcart;
Related Places War Office; Philadelphia; Mediterranean; ;
Keywords frigate; water casks; pipes; barrels; anchors; sheets anchor; best bower anchor; small bower achor; kedge anchor; cables; sails; boats; long boat; barge; cutter; jolly boat; mall arms; muskets; pistols; cutlass; scabbard; bayonets; arm chests; flags; Algerian; English; French; Spanish; lanthorns; lanters; pentles; braces; copper; ballast; swivels; iron; cannon; powder; shot; complete list; masts; yards; main yard; topgallant yard; topgallant mast; carpenter's tools; caulker' stools; awnings; windsails; head; stern; figure; ;
Key Phrases no representation of any human Figure - he thinks a Lion will be the properest Figure for the Head;

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