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No. 2.—Of the fortifications constructed, constructing, or repairing, and of those proposed to be constructed or repaired for the defence

of the Gulf frontier, from Cape Florida to the Sabine bay.

ARMAMENT.

Designation of the works.

Classification.

Garrison in war.

32-pounders.

42 pounders.

8-inch howitzers, heavy.

24-pounders.

Total cost of repairs or construc

tion.

12-pounders.

18-pounders.

Field-pieces.

8-inch howitzers, light.

10-inch mortars, heavy.

Carronades.

13 inch mortars.

10-inch mortars, light.

8-inch mortars, light.

16 inch stone mortars,

Required to complete.

Cohorns.

Total.

Expended.

A.-ou works repaired and those proposed to be

Tepaired, with the amounts expended, and the
amounts required to put them in a serviceable

condition.
Fort Barrancas, Pensacola, Fla. .......

250
Fort St. Philip, Mississippi, La...........

100
3 Fort Pickens, Pensacola harbor, Fla..........
4 Fort Morgan, Mobile Point, Ala..................
5 Fort Pike, Rigolets, La.................
6 Fort Wood, Chef Menteur, La................
7 Battery Bienvenue, La...........................
8 Tower at Bayou Dupré, La..................
9 Fort Jackson, Mississippi river, La............

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C.-Works under consiruetion.
Fort on Foster's bank, Pensacola, Fla..
Fort Livingston, Burrataria island, Lu...

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RECAPITULATION.

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A. Old forts and batteries..........
B. New fortifications completed ..................
C. Fortifications under construction.
E Works to be constructed aiter those in D of state-

ment I are completed.. F. Works to be last commenced

* Included in B.

| Work projected.

Guns, cost, &c., conjectural.

For the board,

JOS. G. TOTTEN, Colonel Engineers.

WASHINGTON, April 23, 1840.

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Estimated cost of ordnance of all kinds required for the armament of fortifications, agreeably to statement 2, embracing cannon

mounted and 100 rounds of ammunition for each piece.

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CANNON.

CARRIAGE FOR

Old forts and batteries.--Table A

Required ...........
On hand .........

To be provided....
New fortifications completed. - Table B

Required
On hand..................

To be provided.
Fortifications under construction.--Table

Required
On hand.

To be provided...
Works to be constructed after those in table D, state - Required ....
ment 1, are completed. - Table E.

On hand

To be provided ...

Required from A to E.....
Works to be last commenced. - Table F...

Required
On haud....................
To be provided ....

Grand total required
Grand total on hand
Grand total to be provided

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Estimated cost of ordnance of all kinds required for the armament of fortifications, fr.—Continued.

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Fortifications.

Ordnance.

8-inch ligbt mortars

Old forts and batteries.--Table A.........

Required ........
On hand ......

To be provided
New fortifications completed.- Table B

Required
On hand ...........

To be provided..
Fortifications under construction.--Table C........ Required

On hand

To be provided.

Works to be constructed after those in table D, state- Required......
ment 1, are completed.-Table E.

On hand.

To be provided

Required from A to E.
Works to be last commenced.--Table F

Required .........
On hand.........

To be provided
Grand total required
Grand total on hand ...
Grand total to be provided.

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