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Date Title Author Recipient Summary
December 9, 1794 Construction of fortifications Robert Purviance Alexander Hamilton Letter to the Secretary of the Treasury regarding the ascertaining of the value of the ground upon which the fortifications are now constructing.
March 13, 1800 Certification of payment; Joshua Orne, agent of fortifications, for expenses on account of fortifications William Simmons James McHenry Certification of payment; $60.15, Joshua Orne, agent of fortifications, for expenses on account of fortifications.
September 19, 1797 Maritime Fortifications James McHenry John Jay Letter, discusses work on maritime fortifications.
June 23, 1797 Request for delivery of cannon for fortifications of United States [not available] John Brown Request for delivery to the order of Tench Francis, Purveyor: thirty-Four 24 pounder cannon for U.S. fortifications.
March 29, 1794 Fortifications on the eastern seaboard Henry Knox Alexander Hamilton Letter from the Secretary of War to the Secretary of Treasury concerning fortifications on the eastern seaboard.
January 13, 1801 Receiving $300 from the Treasurer for Boston's Fortifications William Simmons Jonathan Jackson Simmons informs Jackson that he will receive $300 from the Treasurer for the fortifications of Boston's harbor.
December 3, 1800 Will Pay $2,000 for Boston Fortifications Samuel Dexter Jonathan Jackson Promises to pay $2,000 through the U.S. Treasurer for fortifications in Boston.
June 26, 1800 Accounts of Fortifications Received Peter Hagner Jonathan Jackson Peter Hagner, clerk, acknowledged receipt of letter due to absence of Simmons. Examination of accounts of fortifications and the receipts of Thomas Welsh will happen after books of the Office arrive from Philadelphia.
1796 Concerning fortifications and the defense of harbors James McHenry [not available] McHenry reports on the state of fortifications in the United States and the sum expended on them since 1794. Suggests that Americans are uneasy about maintaining a large military establishment, but insists that fortifications are absolutely essential to the defense of the United States.
December 29, 1800 Account of Fortifications at Boston William Simmons Jonathan Jackson Has examined receipts for expenditures on account of fortifications at Boston harbor.
January 26, 1801 Receiving a Credit for the Fortifications at Boston William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Hodgdon is receiving a credit of $29.25 for articles purchased for the fortifications at Boston.
December 12, 1800 Regarding fortifications Samuel Dexter Honorable Mr. Otis Regarding fortifications. Discusses appropriations, suspension of work.
October 16, 1794 Money for fortifications in New England Henry Knox Oliver Wolcott, Jr. Secretary Knox informs Oliver Wolcott, Jr., Comptroller of the Treasury, that it is necessary to add $4,100 for fortifications in various locations in New England.
December 12, 1800 Receipt of Samuel Dexter for Fortifications in Boston Jonathan Jackson [not available] Jackson received $6127.77 on account of fortifications at Boston.
December 19, 1800 Fortifications at Mud Island on Delaware River William Simmons Francis Mentges Account of expenditures on account of fortifications at Mud Island on Delaware River has been examined and admitted to the books.
January 19, 1796 Report of the House Committee on Fortifications Timothy Pickering Mr. Dayton Letter, discusses House fortifications committee; mentions House of Representatives; mentions Congress.
July 8, 1794 Fortifications at Portsmouth, New Hampshire Joseph Whipple Alexander Hamilton Letter to the Treasury Secretary regarding supplies and labor for the fortifications at Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
February 17, 1801 Crediting Jackson's Account William Simmons Jonathan Jackson Crediting Jackson's account regarding the fortifications at Boston.
March 29, 1794 Circular letter regarding fortifications Henry Knox Unknown Recipient Circular letter to the persons employed to obtain labor, implements, and materials for the fortifications.
September 2, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons Joshua Orne Simmons informs Orne that his accounts and vouchers for the fortifications were received.
August 12, 1799 Officers for Whom the Elements of Fortifications have been Transmitted James McHenry Alexander Hamilton "I transmit under cover to you for each of the officers named in the enclosed list [see below] a copy of the elements of fortifications and request you would have the same forwarded to them respectively..."
August 6, 1799 Letter from the Accountant of the War Department William Simmons James McHenry Simmons provides Archibald Creary's account balance to the Secretary at War.
June 24, 1799 Abstract of articles purchased for Marblehead fortifications William Simmons Samuel Hodgdon Writes that he will soon enclose an abstract of articles purchased by Joshua Orne - Agent of Fortifications at Marblehead - for the amount of which he will receive a credit on the books of the office.
May 4, 1794 Fortifications in South Carolina and Georgia Paul H. Perrault Henry Knox Letter to the Secretary of War regarding fortifications in Georgia and South Carolina
July 30, 1800 Receipt of Samuel Dexter, payment for fortifications at Boston Jonathan Jackson Samuel Dexter Jackson received $10,000 on account of fortifications at Boston Massachusetts.