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Calculation of the cost of constructing ships of war

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Misc Records of Accounts, RG75 view image
CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Misc Records of Accounts, RG75 view image
Document Information
Date December 16, 1793
Author Name Joshua Humphreys (primary)
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary An influential shipbuilder calculates the cost of building and maintaining a frigate for the United States. Estimates 23 pounds per ton.
Document Format Document Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Joshua Humphreys; tradesmen; carpenter; smith; joyner; joiner; boatbuilder; painter; plumber; cooper; mast maker; rigger; sail maker; chandler; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; ;
Keywords Frigates; ships; ships of war; calculations; costs; frigate construction; tonnage; build; fit; carpenter's bill; mast; sail; rigging; ;
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