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Fortifications in Delaware

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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 May 16, 1794
Author Name Pierre Charles L' Enfant (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Letter from engineer Charles L'Enfant regarding his observations in the State of Delaware, on his way to Governor Joshua Clayton. Discusses fortifications and the protection of harbors.
Document Format Printed Document
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; Pierre Charles L'Enfant; governor; navy; [Joshua Clayton];
Related Places Philadelphia; Delaware; Wilmington; Christiana; Brandywine; Eagle Point; Newcastle; Jersey; Sassafras River; Turkey Point; Pennsylvania;
Keywords battery; harbor; navigation; canals; river; vessel; gun boats; garrison; cannon;
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