Request for Advice on Construction of Washington Navy Yard & Wharves There

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Date October 2, 1799
Author Name Benjamin Stoddert (primary) Location: Navy Department
Recipient Name Joshua Humphreys (primary)
Summary Calls Humphreys' attention to the Navy Yard at Washington, where Navy agents are apparently awaiting Humphreys' input before beginning construction; also discusses the hiring of an individual who is proficient in constructing wharves.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Joshua Humpreys; Benjamin Stoddert; Marburg; Pallou; ;
Related Places Navy Department; Navy Yard; City of Washington; Philadelphia; Buck Tavern; Lancaster Road; ;
Keywords plan; instructions; pruchase; water; wharves; wharf; ;
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