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Appointment as temporary engineer

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PublicationLowrie, Walter and St. Clair Clarke, Matthew, eds. American State Papers: Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States, Military Affairs. 38 Vols. Washington, DC: Gales and Seaton, 1832. (no image)
Document Information
Date March 28, 1794
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name John Jacob Rivardi (primary)
Summary Instructions to John Jacob Ulrick Rivardi, acting as temporary Engineer in the service of the United States. Rivardi has been appointed engineer for the purpose of fortifying the ports and harbors of Baltimore, Alexandria and Norfolk. Rivardi will be paid at the rate of four dollars a day.
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Related Persons/Groups John Jacob Ulrick Rivardi; Henry Knox; engineer; subaltern; sergeants; corporals; musicians; privates; Captain Stricker; Colonel Fitzgerald;
Related Places War Office; Maryland; Virginia; Norfolk; Alexandria; Baltimore;
Keywords Fortifications; batteris; magazines; block house; barracks; contingencies; embrasures; platforms; garrison; defence; islands; bombardment; casemates; timber; roof; caulk; powder; cannon; compensation; furnace; hot balls;
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