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Letter, 1806 January 10, Washington [D.C.] to Thomas Jefferson, n.p.

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Author: Landais, Peter, 1731?-1820
Abstract: Wishes to demonstrate before a committee his plan for building vessels; geometrical plan now in use attributed to M. De L'hopital [?] very defective; wishes demonstration be arranged on a Saturday in a large room of Secretary of Naval Department Hotel; desires reply. [Notes enclosed this same date] Notes: Self, formerly Captain of the frigate "Alliance" wrote to T. Seine, three years ago, his opinion against having men of war of U.S. military arsenal at Brooklyn or at Washington; Seine said note had been forwarded to Jefferson, President; now has system of organization for navy of a republic and methods for making perfect ships.
Issued Date: 1806-01-10
Subjects: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15365
Citation: Tucker-Coleman Papers: Series 2 Thomas Jefferson Correspondence, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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