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To Alexander Hamilton from Henry Knox, 6 May 1794

From Henry Knox

[Philadelphia] May 6th, 1794

Sir:

I have the honor to transmit you the general dimensions of the heavy cannon which are required for the fortifications and for the frigates;1 the proof which will be required of each piece, by persons who shall be appointed by me for that purpose, and the time within which they ought to be delivered.2

ASP description begins American State Papers, Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States (Washington, 1832–1861). description ends , Naval Affairs, I, 53.

11. For information concerning arrangements for the fortification of ports and harbors, see Knox to H, March 29, 1794; “Treasury Department Circular to the Collectors of the Customs,” April 3–June 4, 1794. For the naval armament, see Knox to H, April 21, 1794.

22. The enclosures are printed in ASP description begins American State Papers, Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States (Washington, 1832–1861). description ends , Naval Affairs, I, 53.

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