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GALLATIN TO JEFFERSON. - Albert Gallatin, The Writings of Albert Gallatin, vol. 1 
The Writings of Albert Gallatin, ed. Henry Adams (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, 1879). 3 vols.
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GALLATIN TO JEFFERSON.
July 25, 1807.
I enclose a list of our seaports, showing, by the respective amount of tonnage belonging to each, of their annual exports, and of their annual payments into the Treasury, their relative importance as to navigation, commerce, and revenue.
I wanted also to take a general view of all the measures for defence and attack which might become a proper subject of consideration at this time; because, however incorrect I might be in many respects, it was the best mode not to forget anything. But I have been so unwell and my head so muddy that I was unable to analyze the subject in a manner satisfactory to myself. Such as it is, I, however, enclose my memorandum, as it may at all events contain something which might otherwise have been omitted.
I will only add that if the British Ministry is possessed of energy, and that we have no reason to doubt, we must expect an efficient fleet on our coast late this autumn, with perhaps a few thousand land forces, for the purpose of winter operations in the South. Their great object of attack will be one of four places, according to seasons and circumstances,—New York, Norfolk, Charleston (or perhaps Savannah), New Orleans.