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Explanation & Accounting for Defenses of Baltimore & Boston

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CollectionMassachusetts Historical Society: John Adams Papers view image
Document Information
Date August 19, 1799
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name John Adams (primary)
Summary An explanation of measures taken for constructing defenses at Baltimore and Boston. Includes an estimate of the expense for the construction of a fort [Fort McHenry] to be erected at Whetstone Point near Baltimore.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups John Adams; James McHenry; Baltimore Naval Committee; Tousard; engineer; Congress; ;
Related Places War Department; Baltimore; Treasury; Boston; Wilmington Cape Fear; New York; Rhode Island; Ocacock; Portsmouth NH; Fort Mifflin; Castle Island; Norfolk; Virginia; ;
Keywords fortifications; schedule; monies; expense; harbor; appropriations; fort; works; estimate; ;
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