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Regulations for Commanders of Frontier & Maritime Posts

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CollectionMassachusetts Historical Society: John Adams Papers view image
Document Information
Date March 28, 1797
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary Regulations for maritime and frontier forts & posts, which address post security, not divulging fort layouts and garrisons, record-keeping of visitors to the post, punishment of unauthorized persons violating Indian territory, keeping a close eye on foreigners and strangers nearby, and the secrecy of these orders.
Document Format Letterbook Copy
Document Notes No tif image.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Secretary of War; foreigner; strangers; President United States; commanding officer; commandant; commander of army; Indian tribes; ;
Related Places frontier forts; posts; Indian Territory; maritime fort; War Office; Indian boundary; south of Ohio River; ;
Keywords security; rules and regulations; fort layouts; record keeping; paper; topography; plans; draughts; treaty; license to trade; seditious nature; ;
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