Request for Report on Ship Repairs

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Date July 30, 1793
Author Name William MacPherson (primary) Location: Port of Philadelphia
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Summary Orders to ascertain information on repairs made to British ship now in port of Philadelphia, to determine whether it is being fitted as a merchant vessel or a vessel of war. The ship is identified as a Letter of Marque ship.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups multiple; Henry Knox; Sharp Delancy; William MacPherson; Nathaniel Falconer; British; President; George Washington; Sharp Delany; Collector; Surveyor; Master Warden; ;
Related Places War Department; Philadelphia; port; ;
Keywords merchant ship; ship of war; British letter of Marque ship; augmented; vessel; repairs; vessel of war; augmentation of force; guns; gun carriages; port holes; report; ;
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