Rules & Regulations Relating to Maritime & Frontier Posts or Fortified Places.

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Date March 28, 1797
Author Name James McHenry (primary)
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Summary McHenry explains the rules and regulations pertaining to maritime and frontier posts or fortified places. For example, the President forbids the admittance of any foreigner to these places without the written permission of the Secretary of War. No officer shall give to any person a copy of a plan of any fort or fortification within the United States unless instructed to do so by the Department of War. The number of troops in garrisons or the strength of the Army shall not be communicated without the proper authorization. Etc.
Document Format Copy of Signed Document
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Secretary of War; troops; garrison; army; officer; foreigner; Indian; commandant of fort; President United States; congress; ;
Related Places fortifications; Indian boundary; Ohio River; frontiers; ;
Keywords plans for forts and fortifications; security of forts and fortifications; troop strength; maritime fort; treaty; act of congress; sedition; unfriendly intentions; ;
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