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Fortification at New York City

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PublicationSyrett, Harold C., ed. The Papers of Alexander Hamilton. 27 Vols. New York: Columbia University Press, 1961-87. (no image)
Document Information
Date December 1, 1794
Author Name Ebenezer Stevens (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name Alexander Hamilton (primary)
Summary Ebenezer Stevens, agent for erecting the fortifications at New York City, requests that Hamilton direct John Lamb (collector of customs for NYC) to make Stevens a further advance on account of the United States for fortifying the harbor of New York. Stevens has vouchers for the whole amount of appropriation made by Congress. Stevens wants to know whether or not the salaries of Chief Engineer Charles Vincent and his assistants are to come out of that appropriation.
Document Format Printed Document
Document Notes Copy, New-York Historical Society, New York City.
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Related Persons/Groups Alexander Hamilton; Ebenezer Stevens; John Lamb; Charles Vincent; chief engineer; assistant;
Related Places New York;
Keywords customs; fortifications; agent; vouchers; salary; fort;
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