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February 1, 1797 Regarding Frigate Construction Progress, Various Materials, & Dimensions of Sternpost Colonel James Hackett Josiah Fox Letter, encloses dimensions of sternpost; informs re received trunails; discusses materials for Frigate; discusses shipbuilding material; describes construction progress.
October 30, 1790 Estimate of Expenditures for Construction of Frigates of Various Tonnage John Foster Williams Henry Knox Knox solicits an expert to provide one of many estimates for the cost of constructing frigates of various tonnage for Navy. Foster notes that Knox may be a better judge of the cost of the guns and the warlike stores. Recommends that timber be cut in the fall of the year of construction.