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19. MILITARY POSTS.
List of Military Posts and Arsenals, and the Places in which they are

Situate.
Posts.

State or Territory.
Fort Brady

Michigan Territory.
Fort Mackinac .
Fort Howard, Green Bay
Fort Dearborn.
Fort Gratiot
Fort Niagara

New York.
Madison Barracks

New York. Hancock Barracks

Maine. Fort Sullivan

Maine. Fort Preble

Maine. Fort Constitution

New Hampshire. Fort independence

Massachusetts. Fort Wolcott

Rhode Island. Fort Trumbull

Connecticut. West Point .

New York. Fort Columbus

New York. Fort Delaware

Delaware. Fort McHenry

Maryland. Fort Severn

Maryland. Fort Washington

Maryland. Fortress Monroe

Virginia. Fort Johnston .

North Carolina. Fort Moultrie

South Carolina. Fort Johnson

South Carolina. Oglethorpe Barracks

Georgia. Fort Marion

Florida. Fort Snelling

Upper Mississippi. Fort Crawford .

Upper Mississippi. Fort Winnebago

Michigan Territory. Fort Armstrong

Upper Mississippi. Cantonment Leavenworth

Right Bank of the Missouri. Jefferson Barracks

Missouri. Cantonment Gibson

On the Arkansas. Cantonment Jesup

Louisiana. Cantonment Towson

On Red River. Baton Rouge

Louisiana. Fort Wood

Louisiana. Fort Pike

Louisiana. Cantonment Clinch .

Florida. Cantonment Brooke

Florida. Cantonment King

Florida. Fort Mitchell

Alabaina. Arsenal, Watertown

Massachusetts. Arsenal, Watervliet

New York. Arsenal, Rome

New York. Arsenal, Pittsburg

Pennsylvania. Arsenal, Frankford

Pennsylvania. Arsenal, Baltimore

Maryland. Arsenal, Washington

District of Columbia. Arsenal, near Richmond

Virginia. Arsenal, Augusta

Georgia. Arsenal, Baton Rouge .

Louisiana.

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20. VESSELS OF WAR. Ships of the Line.-7.

Sloops of War.-12.
Guns.

Guns.
Independence 74 In ordinary. Hornet

18. Commiss'n. Franklin

74
Erie

18 Washington

Ontario

18 Columbus

74
Peacock

18 Ohio

74
Boston

18 North Carolina . 74

Lexington

18 Delaware 74 Commission. Vincennes

18 Warren

18. Frigates-1 Class.-6.

Natchez

18 United States 44 Ordinary. Fairfield

18 Constitution

44
Vandalia

18
Guerriere.
44 Commission. St. Louis

18 Java.

44 Potomac

44 Ordinary. Brandywine 44 Commission. Schooners.7.

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2d Class-4.

Dolphin

12 Commiss'n. Congress 36 Ordinary. Grampus

12 Constellation

36
Porpoise

12 Macedonian : 36 Commission. Shark

12 Fulton (Steam) 301 Ordinary. Fox

3 Ordinary.

Alert (store ship)
Corvettes-3d Class.-2.

Sea Gull (Galliot).
John Adams 24 Ordinary .
Cyane
241

Line.

Frigates. Portsmouth

1

1 Charlestown

2 Vessels building at Brooklyn

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Philadelphia

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Washington
Gosport

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There are seven Navy Yards in the United States, as follows. No. 1. The Navy Yard at Portsmouth, New Hampshire, is situated on an island, on the east side of Piscataqua river, within the jurisdiction of Maine, contains fifty-eight acres, and cost 5,500 dollars.

No. 2. The Navy Yard at Charlestown, Massachusetts, is situated on the north side of Charles river, on a point of land east of the town of Charles. town, contains thirty-four acres, exclusive of extensive flats, and cost 39,214 dollars, including commissions and charges.

No. 3. The Navy Yard at New York is situated on Long Island opposite to the city of New York, on the Wallabout Bay, contains forty acres, including the Mill Pond, and cost 40,000 dollars.

No. 4. The Navy Yard at Philadelphia is situated on the west side of the river Delaware, within the District of Southwark, adjoining the city of Philadelphia, in the state of Pennsylvania, contains eleven acres, to low water mark, and cost 37,000 dollars.

No. 5. The Navy Yard at Washington, in the District of Columbia, is situated on the eastern branch of the river Potomac, contains thirty-seven acres, and cost 4,000 dollars.

No. 6. The Navy Yard at Gosport is situated on the south branch of Elizabeth river, adjoining the town of Portsmouth, in the state of Virginia, contains sixteen acres, and cost 12,000 dollars.

No. 7. The Navy Yard at Pensacola, in Florida.

22. MILITIA.

Table showing the aggregate Number of the Militia of the United States

in the Years

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Maine
New Hampshire
Massachusetts .
Rhode Island
Connecticut
Vermont.
New York
New Jersey :
Pennsylvania
Delaware
Maryland
Virginia
North Carolina
South Carolina
Georgia
Alabama.
Mississippi
Louisiana
Tennessee
Kentucky
Ohio
Indiana
Illinois
Missouri
Michigan
Arkansas
District of Colum.

37,042 38,221 38,364 24,805 24,405 24,902, 29,211 28,705 29,135 70,710 70,530 69,175, 52,708 53,842 55,255 4,200 4,211 8,255 8,941 10,812 9,956 20,384 21,665 19,309 22,671 26,288 25,764 20,439 20,273 20,259 23,976 25,581 25,581 95,324 98,606 95,026 138,964 146,719 149,409 33,740 33,891 36,966 39,568 42,283 42,283 94,074 99,414 99,414 143,923 159,512 159,512

8,346 7,451 7,448 7,451 7,451 7,451 33,410 32,189 32,189 32,189 32,189 40,091 79,429 75,730 83,847 94,552 96,709 100,206 50,177 50,992 43,217 41,873 58,453 60,976 32,959 33,729 32,202 33,729 28,220 36,429 25,243 25,729 27,480 29,661 29,651 29,651

11,281 21,061 2,151 5.291

5,291 5,291 5,945

8,768 10,189 10,189 10,642 16,822 29,183 29,193 36,146 42,685

42,685 40,599 44,442 49,719 61,313 68,013 63,503 28,099 35,275 40,832 86,021 94,896 110,188 2,067 4,160 5,010 14,990 15,818 37,787

2,031 8,310 8,310

2,812 12,030 3,521 3,929 1,028

1,707 1,503 1,503

2,028 2,245 2,252 2,252

2,600 2,317

40,209 30,159 54,935 25,581

9,460 25,731 150,027

42,283 167,775

7,451 40,091 100,662 60,560 36,429 89,056 23,000 12,274

5,291 42,685 70,266 110,364 37,787 8,310 3,824 1,503 2,028 2,317

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Total

694,735 719,449 748,566 977,458 1,047,743 1,118,307 | 1,150,159

23. INTERNAL IMPROVEMENTS.

1. Canats. The following list, which was drawn up for the “ Yeoman's Gazette,” gives a summary view of the principal canals, now finished, in progress, or in immediate contemplation in the United States.

1. Middlesex Canal.—This has been finished and in operation for sev. eral years; its length is 294 miles; it has 136 feet lockage. It runs from Boston harbour to Chelmsford, in Massachusetts.

2. Blackstone Canal.—This has been in operation between one and two years. Its length is 45 miles, from Worcester, Massachusetts, to Providence, Rhode Island.

3. Farmington Canal.—This is unfinished. Length 37 miles, from Northampton, Mass., to New Haven, Connecticut.

4. Hudson and Erie Canal.This is in operation. Length 360 miles, from Albany to Buffalo, N. York.

5. Champlain Canal.—Completed ; length 63 miles, from Albany to White Hall.

6. Oswego Canal.—Completed ; length 38 miles, from Salina to Oswego, connecting the Hudson and Erie canal with Lake Ontario.

7. Seneca Canal.-Completed; its lengti 20 miles, connecting the Seneca and Cayuga lakes with Hudson and Erie canal.

8. Delaware and Hudson Canal.Length 65 miles, from Delaware, in Orange county, to the Hudson, near Kingston.

9. Morris Canal.—This is in progress; its length 86 miles, from Easton to Newark, N. Jersey.

10. Chesapeake and Delaware Canal.-Completed; length 14 miles, from Delaware river to Chesapeake bay.

11. Port Deposile Canal. Completed; length 10 miles, from Port Deposite, on the Susquehannah, to the Maryland line.

12. Chesapeake and Ohio Canal.—This was begun on the 4th of July, 1828, when ground was broken by the President of the United States. Length 360 miles, from Georgetown, District of Columbia, to near Pittsborg, Pennsylvania.

13. Ohio Stale Canal.-Unfinished ; length 306 miles, from Cleveland, on Lake Erie, to the Ohio, at the mouth of the Sciola.

14. Miami Canal.Unfinished ; length 265 miles, from Cincinnati to the Maumee, near the head of Lake Erie.

15. Lehigh Canal.-Unfinished ; length 46 miles, from Stoddartsville, on the Lehigh, to Easton, on the Delaware.

16. Liltle Schuylkill Canal.-Its length 25 miles from the mouth of Little Schuylkill river fo the coal mines.

17. Conestogo Canal.--Length 18 miles, from Lancaster to the mouth of Conestogo creek.

18. Schuylkill Canal. Finished ; length 108 miles, from Philadelphia to Mount Carbon.

19. Union Canal.-Finished ; length 79 miles, from Reading to Middletown.

20. Pennsylvania Canal.-In progress, it having been commenced at both extremities; length 296 miles, from Middletown to Pittsburg.

The three last mentioned canals form a line from Philadelphia to the Ohio, at Pittsburg, and may be considered parts of the same great enterprise.

21. Ohio and Erie Canal.-Its length 213 miles, from Pittsburg to Erie, on Lake Erie.

22. Delaware Canal.—This will run from Philadelphia to meet the Delaware and Hudson Canal. It has already been begun.

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2. AMOUNT of Money expended in each State and TERRITORY, by the

UNITED STATES, upon WORKS of INTERNAL IMPROVEMENT, from the Adoption of the FEDERAL CONSTITUTION to the 1st Day of October,

1828. Maine $11,724 22) Tennessee

4,200 00 Massachusetts 104,042 46 Ohio

390,159 03 Connecticut 2,069 97| Indiana

108,623 88 Rhode Island 195 19 Mississippi

49,385 52 New York 68,138 45) Illinois

8,000 00 Pennsylvania 39,728 32 Alabama

81,762 78 Delaware 307,104 01 Missouri

22,702 24 Maryland 10,000 00| Arkansas

44,690 00 Virginia 150,000 00/ Michigan

48,607 95 North Carolina 1,000 00 Florida

799,002 01 Kentucky

90,000 00

Total $ 2,341,136 03 Road from Cumberland to the Ohio

1,662,246 75 Continuation of the Cumberland Road

453,547 86 Repairs of the Cumberland Road

55,510 00 Road from Nashville to Natchez

8,000 00 Road from Wheeling to the Mississippi river

10,000 00 Road from Missouri to New Mexico

30,000 00 Road from Mississippi to the State of Ohio

5,539 35 Road from Georgia to New Orleans

5,500 00 Roads in Tennessee, Louisiana, and Georgia

15,000 00 Road from Nashville to New Orleans

7,920 00 Surveys of Roads and Canals

166,681 49 Surveys of Maps and Charts of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers 4,185 24 Improving the Navigation of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers 103,409 72 Military Roads

10,218 43 Surveys of the water courses of the Mississippi river

11,122 04 Road through the Creek Nation

3,621 01 Opening the old Natchez road

5,000 00 Breakwater at the mouth of Delaware Bay

5,000 00

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