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Complement of Marines onboard Constellation

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Sec Navy Ltrs Sent to Officers, RG 45 view image
Document Information
Date May 30, 1798
Author Name War Department (primary)
Recipient Name Samuel Dyson (primary)
Summary Dyson to furnish Marines if called upon by Captain Truxtun for the frigate Constellation. Men are to be volunteers to enter into service on the extended cruise. Make it known that when done, they return to the infantry. While on ship, entitled to pay of Marines.
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Related Persons/Groups War Department; James McHenry; Captain Thomas Truxtun; Truxton; Lieutenant Dyson; Marines; recruits; ;
Related Places Baltimore; Maryland; ;
Keywords pay; cruise; ;
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