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Building and Repairing Barracks

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Post Revolutionary War Papers, RG94 view image
CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Post Revolutionary War Papers, RG94 view image
Document Information
Date June 25, 1799
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Jonathan Jackson (primary)
Summary McHenry has given orders to Jonathan Jackson to have repairs made to existing barracks and to build a new one. The new barracks will be used as a temporary hospital and should not be located anywhere where it would be an obstruction to the defense of the place.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Recipient not indicated in the document.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups General Benjamin Lincoln; James McHenry; Jonathan Jackson; supervisor Boston; workmen; Secretary of War; William Simmons; sick seamen; sick marines; garrison; ;
Related Places Boston; Massachusetts; barracks; War Department;
Keywords repairs; contract; build; expense; estimate; pay; settlement; temporary hospital; defence; ;
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