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Captain William Bainbridge letter dated 26 may 1827.

LS dated 26 May 1827, Washington City. Vis-a-vis plans for British dock yards.



May 26, 1827

My dear Sir

I have recently been appointed
one of three officers to survey the Navy Yards
in this country & to report a systematic plan
for their permanent improvement.
You will oblige me personally & may
under a public service, by processing &
forwarding as early as practicable, a plan,
(no matter how rough) of the Dock yards at
Plymouth, Portsmouth & Diptford; any
expense you may incur will be cheerfully
paid on demand by
Your friend
& obe[dient] ser[vant]
Wm Bainbridge

To
Wm Aspinwale Esq 
at
London



[page 2]

Dup[licate]

Washington 26 May 1827
Comm[odore} Bainbridge
Re 20 July

Wm Aspinwale Esq
at
London

Published: Fri Oct 12 15:53:28 EDT 2018