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Orders for ship Constellation

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Sec Navy Ltrs Sent to Officers, RG 45 view image
Document Information
Date March 16, 1798
Author Name War Office (primary)
Recipient Name Captain Thomas Truxtun (primary)
Summary Orders for Captain Truxton to repair with all speed in carrying the ship Constellation out to sea from Baltimore. Ordered to take on board ammunition, provisions, stores, cannon, Seamen and Marines.
Document Format Document
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Related Persons/Groups John Rogers; Second Lieutenant; Virgina; Isaac Garretson; purser; Edward Hansfield; sailing master; surgeon; Marines; Henry Van Dyke; John Dent; John Marshall Clajett; ordinary seaman; officers; recruiting officers; Secretary of War; James McHenry; President John Adams; master's mate; boatswain's mate; captain's clerk; gunner's mate; seaman of the gunroom; quarter gunner; carpenter's mate; armourer; steward; cooper; master at arms; sail maker's mate; cook; sergeant; corporal; drum; fife; private; ;
Related Places Virgina; Maryland; Rhode Island; Delaware; Rhode Island; houses of rendezvous; ;
Keywords pay; bounty; payrolls; frigate Constellation; ;
Key Phrases terms of service;

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