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Enclosed Law of New York State Regarding Fortifications

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PublicationSyrett, Harold C., ed. The Papers of Alexander Hamilton. 27 Vols. New York: Columbia University Press, 1961-87. (no image)
Document Information
Date November 23, 1798
Author Name Ebenezer Stevens (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name Alexander Hamilton (primary)
Summary Stevens to write "his Excellency" regarding money to pay off bills accrued building/repairs barracks and fortifications. Update on barracks on Governor's, Ellis, and Bedlows Islands. Stevens remarked on how troops must be supplied before the onset of winter, mostly likely to prevent desertion.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
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Related Persons/Groups Alexander Hamilton; Ebenezer Stevens; his Excellency; President; Adams; Governor; General Clarkson; soldiers; troops; guard; military committee; Furman; villains; ;
Related Places New York; barracks; Governor's Island; Ellis Island; Bedlows Island; Bedloes island; magazine; battery; fortifications; barracks; ;
Keywords cannons; shot; bills; law; money; wood; pounder; supplies; ;
Key Phrases an act for the further defense of this State and for other purposes;

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