Delivery of Shirts & Shoes, Congressional Deliberations, and Illegally Sold Powder

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Date April 8, 1787
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name Jeremiah Wadsworth (primary)
Summary Asks that Wadsworth go ahead and deliver the troops' shoes and shirts that he had planned to, and promises that he will be paid. Asks if Wadsworth will consent to take on additional warrants. Notes that "the subject of the troops" is before Congress, but that nothing has been decided yet. Thanks Wadsworth for information on damaged powder; believes "capital error" caused the damage. Asks that Wadsworth use his "informant" to keep Knox informed, that the illegal sale of powder may be investigated. Notes that he saw an advertisement recently which advertised the sale of damaged powder by auction -- believes this to be "the" powder.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Source Collection: Connecticut Historical Society: Jeremiah Wadsworth Papers

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