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Inquires about Repair of Buildings on Cattle Island

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Sec Navy Ltrs Sent to Sec War, RG45 view image
CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Sec Navy Ltrs Sent to Sec War, RG45 view image
Document Information
Date June 28, 1799
Author Name Benjamin Stoddert (primary) Location: Navy Department
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Encloses extracts from Stephen Higginson about repairing buildings on Cattle Island.
Document Format Letterbook
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Benjamin Stoddart; Stephen Higginson; Thomas Welsh; Secretary at War; Navy; ;
Related Places Navy Department; Boston; Cattle Island; Massachusetts; ;
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The Secretary of War Navy Department June 28 1799
Sir
I have the honor to enclose Extracts of Letters received from Stephen Higginson Esq of Boston, on the subject of the buildings &c on Cattle Island - It will be a very great convenience if these Buildings are repaired, and such as can be spared, appropriated to the purposes of the Navy. -- Will you be so obliging as to reflect on this subject and favor me with your sentiments as soon as convenient. - I also enclosed for your perusal a Letter received from Mr. Thomas Welsh of Boston. --
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