From Henry Knox1
War Department, July 9, 1794. “Agreeably to your request of the 7th. Inst. I have the honor of transmitting you the Sums to be expended upon the Fortifications specified by the Laws.…”2
Copy, RG 233, Reports of the Secretary of War, Third Congress. National Archives.
1. This letter was enclosed in a report which Knox submitted to Congress on December 19, 1794. The report is printed in ASP description begins American State Papers, Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States (Washington, 1832–1861). description ends , Military Affairs, I, 71–107.