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Fortifying the Port of New York

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CollectionLibrary of Congress: Alexander Hamilton Papers view image
Document Information
Date November 5, 1798
Author Name John Jay (primary) Location: Albany
Recipient Name Alexander Hamilton (primary)
Summary Relative to the plan for fortifying the port of New York, Jay has provided $500 for the perfecting of a survey of the shores and waters. After the survey is completed, General Clarkson, Colonel Burr, and Colonel Stevens should be consulted as to the specifics of the plan.
Document Format Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Hamilton to Jay, 11/19/1798.
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Related Persons/Groups Alexander Hamilton; John Jay; General Matthew Clarkson; Colonel Aaron Burr; Colonel [Ebenezer] Stevens; ;
Related Places Albany; Port of New York; Bedford; Rye; ;
Keywords Bank of New York; painful complaint [the Piles]; expenses of perfecting the survey; fortification; ;
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