Pierce Butler estimate for a brigantine of 14 guns equal to about 200 tons

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Date November 17, 1791
Author Name Henry Knox (primary)
Recipient Name Pierce Butler (primary)
Summary Estimate for Brigantine construction, supplies, and crew. He recommends using live oak; white oak, cedar, and locust for the trunnels.
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Related Persons/Groups Pierce Butler; Henry Knox; Captain; Lieutenant; Master's Mate; Midshipman; Captain's clerk; quartermaster; quartermaster's mate; boatswain; boatswain's mate; coxswain; master sail maker; gunner; gunner's mate; yeoman of powder room; quarter gunner; armorer; carpenter; carpenter's mate; cook; surgeon; surgeon's mate; corporal; able seaman; ordinary seaman; Sergeant of Marines; Corporal of Marines; Private of Marines; Marines; US Navy; War Department; Secretary of War; War Office; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; War Office; Charleston; South Carolina; ;
Keywords shipwright; live oak; white oak; cedar; locust trunnels; ship joyner; iron work; printers; plumbers; block maker; mast maker; rigging; cables; cordage; sails; canvas; sailmaker; ordnance stores; muskets; pistols; powder; round shot; grape shot; pistol balls; hand grenades; provisions; pay or wages; ;
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