REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE APPOINTED ON THE SEVENTH INSTANT, TO INQUIRE AND REPORT WHETHER ANY, AND IF ANY, WHAT AMENDMENTS ARE NECESSARY IN THE LAWS RESPECTING THE FORTIFICATIONS AND HARBORS OF THE UNITED STATES. 28th JANUARY, 1802....

[Washington]. 1802. 4pp. Dbd. Contemporary manuscript page inscription and early stain in upper outer corner, not affecting text. Offsetting and minor foxing. Good. Item #WRCAM36251

Congressional report with a table, prepared by the War Department, showing an estimate for expenditures necessary for erecting and completing fortifications of ports and harbors in 1802. Seven locations are mentioned, including Fort Constitution in Portsmouth, N.H., Fort Independence on Boston's Castle Island, and Fort Mifflin near Philadelphia. Not in Shaw & Shoemaker. OCLC locates only two copies, at the Library of Congress and University of Virginia.

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