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Fortifications of Philadelphia

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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 April 19, 1794
Author Name Pierre Charles L' Enfant (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Charles L'Enfant discusses fortifications with the Secretary of War, particularly those in Philadelphia.
Document Format Printed Document
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Pierre Charles L'Enfant; navy;
Related Places Philadelphia; Mud Island; Philadelphia; Province; Carpenter's Island;
Keywords Fortification; fort; cannon; channel; batteries; vessel; sail; garrison; defense; navigation; trade;
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