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To Alexander Hamilton from Henry Knox, 26 June 1794

From Henry Knox1

War Department, June 26, 1794. “I have the honor to transmit you Captain Truxtons2 estimate of Masts and spars for one of the Frigates of 44 Guns—for the 36 gun frigates will be but little inferior in size.”3

LC, RG 45, Letters Sent Concerning Naval Matters. National Archives.

1For background to this letter, see Knox to H, April 21, 1794.

2Thomas Truxtun. See Knox to H, June 23, 1794.

3A copy of Truxtun’s estimate may be found in RG 45, Letters Sent Concerning Naval Matters, National Archives.

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