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General Observations on the Defense of New York

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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 1794
Author Name Vincent (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name Unknown Recipient (primary)
Summary Mr. Vincent of New York records his general observations on the defense of that city's harbor, concluding that an enemy landing could not be successful.
Document Format Printed Document
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Related Persons/Groups Vincent; merchants; Beedle;
Related Places New York; Sandy Hook; Stag Stake Fort; New York Bay; Staten Island; Fort Stag Stake; Bedloe's Island; Oyster Island; Governor's Island; East River;
Keywords Harbor; fortifications; vessels; ship; map; anchor; battery; carriage; blockhouse;
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