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Recommends Captain Taylor as Surveyor of the New Ocracoke Port

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CollectionConnecticut Historical Society: Oliver Wolcott Jr. Papers. view image
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Date June 3, 1799
Author Name Oliver Wolcott, Jr. (primary) Location: Treasury Department
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Recommends Captain James Taylor to the President to be appointed as Surveyor for a port to be built near Ocracoke Inlet. Requests that Taylor not be given orders on any service in competition with this appointment. Because the location is mostly uninhabited, the commander of the military post should come under the Officer of the Revenue.
Document Format Autograph Draft Letter
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Oliver Wolcott, Jr.; James Taylor; [John Adams]; ;
Related Places Treasury Department; North Carolina; Ocracoke Inlet; Beacon Island; Shell Castle;
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