Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from the Navy Department, 6 December 1802

From the Navy Department

[on or before 6 Dec. 1802]

Cost of the Constellation   $314–212=15–

The Constellation cost more than any other vessel in the service.

RC (DLC); undated; in an unidentified hand; addressed: “The President of the United States”; endorsed by TJ as received from the Navy Department on 6 Dec. and “Constellation” and so recorded in SJL.

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