City of Washington: A. & G. Way, 1807. 7, [1 blank] pp. Toned with modern staples, Good+.
Secretary of War Henry Dearborn advises John Randolph, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, that he is "unable to state with correctness, the present strength of the regular force, now under general Wilkinson, at New Orleans." On the best mode of defending that City, he advises that "no system of fortification within our power, at or about the city, could be of any essential use for its defence."
Secretary of the Navy Robert Smith reports on the naval force present at New Orleans, and recommends deploying additional gun-boats and batteries.
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