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Appropriations for Fortifications and Expenditures

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CollectionMassachusetts Historical Society: John Adams Papers view image
Document Information
Date August 10, 1799
Author Name War Department (primary)
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary Lists "Monies Paid on Account of the Fortifications" by city, state, and amount; also lists appropriations by month, "repayments" by individuals, and the balance on hand of the Treasury allotted for this purpose.
Document Format Document
Document Notes DEII Candidacy: can give an important grasp of overall expenditures on national defense in the form of fortifications, as well as the perceived relative importance of different ports.
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Related Persons/Groups Engineers; Ebenezer Stevens; Joseph Keller; Joshua Potts; Charles Brown; James McHenry; ;
Related Places Portland, Maine; Portsmouth, New Hampshire; Glouchester, Massachusetts; Salem, Massachusetts; Marblehead, Massachusetts; Newport, Rhode Island; New London, Connecticut; New York, New York; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Baltimore, Maryland; Annapolis, Maryland; Alexandria, Virginia; Norfolk, Virginia; Ocracoke, North Carolina; Occracock, North Carolina; Wilmington, North Carolina; George Town, South Carolina; Charleston, South Carolina; Savannah, Georgia; St. Mary's, Georgia; ;
Keywords monies; account; fortifications; expenditures; appropriations; repayment; balance; ;
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