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Creation of a Manufacturing Facility on the James River

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CollectionHistorical Society Of Pennsylvania: Ball Estate, Dupuy Papers view image
Document Information
Date April 27, 1798
Author Name Henry Banks (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Letter to the Secretary of War, discussing the creation of a manufacturing facility on the James River.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Henry Banks; Blacks; James Huntery.;
Related Places Philadelphia; Richmond, James River; Virginia;
Keywords appearances of things; conclusion; government; measures; arms; defense; importation rendered precarious; hostile attitude; powerful nations; manufactory; contract; agents; considerations; safety; necessary objects; supply of materials; provisions; laborers; prices of these articles; situation; advantages; chart; canal; water communication; heart of a rich country; invading enemy; carrying every article necessary to be moved by water; interior country; bank of the canal; machinery; arms; magazines; military stores; provisions; wagon; provisions; mills; material; institution; works; conclusion; iron; coal; cord wood; charcoal; Blacks; hire; advantages; contract; terms; property; communication; officers of Government; election of places; youth; counting house; knowledge; essentials; undertaking; persons; work; speedy commencement; public weal; specific declaration; .;
Key Phrases the means will be adopted which are the most certain and the most cheap.

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