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State of the Fortifications of the United States.

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: 4th Cong, Senate, Sec War Reports, RG46 view image
CollectionPrinted Version only (no image)
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 January 16, 1796
Author Name Timothy Pickering (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary Updates on the progress made to building fortifications from Maine to Georgia, with a summary for each location and and estimate for cost to complete each.
Document Format Document
Document Notes Published in American State Papers, Senate, 4th Congress, 1st Session. Military Affairs: Volume 1, 110-111.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Timothy Pickering; Senate; Secretary of War; engineer; officer; President of the United States; ;
Related Places War Office; Portland; Maine; Portsmouth, New Hampshire; Glouchester; Cape Ann; Salem; Marblehead; Massachusetts; Newport, Rhode Island; Goat Island; harbor; Tammany Hill; Howland's Ferry; Butt's Hill; Bristol Ferry; New London; Connecticut; Groton; New York; Governor's Island; Philadelphia; Mud Island; Wilmington, Delaware; Baltimore; Maryland; Annapolis; Alexandria; Virginia; Norfolk; Fort Nelson; Portsmouth, Virginia; Ocracoke; North Carolina; Wilmington, North Carolina; Beacon Island; Georgetown, South Carolina; Charleston; Sullivan's Island; Fort Johnston; Savannah; St. Mary's; ;
Keywords fortifications; fort; citadel; battery; cannon; artillery stores; guard house; air furance; shot; works; stones; sods; fencing; pump; well; painting; woodwork; estimate; reverberatory furnace; drain; magazine; gate; brick masonry; powder magazine; barrack; pier; relinquishment; road; war; guns; timber; pickets; ;
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