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title:“Resolution to Provide for Protection of the Coast and Chesapeake Bay”
authors:George Mason
date written:1778-12-19

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Mason, George. "Letter to Provide for Protection of the Coast and Chesapeake Bay." The Papers of George Mason. Vol. 1. Ed. Bernard Bailyn and James Morton Smith. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 1970. 464. Print.

Resolution to Provide for Protection of the Coast and Chesapeake Bay (December 19, 1778)

[19 December 1778]
Resolved, That the Governor, with the advice of the Council, be empowered to instruct the Board of Commissioners, from time to time, to have such material alterations made in [the disposition?], and arrangements of the Navy, as may be judged expedient and necessary; and also, to direct the erecting such fortifications and batteries on the Bay of Chesapeake, as may, in co-operation with the Navy, more effectually protect the trade than hath been done hitherto.

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