Additional Necessary Supplies & Inadequacy of Furnace; Order for Advance down the Ohio

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Date August 4, 1791
Author Name Henry Knox (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary)
Summary Informs Hodgdon that the bills he had drawn will be paid. Expresses dismay at a reported need for additional supplies, particularly for shells, which cannot be obtained; casts aspersion on Turnbull & Marmie's Furnace, which has proved inadequate. Strongly suggests that the force now assembling at Pittsburgh descend the Ohio as soon as possible.
Document Format Letter Signed
Source Collection: Sterling Library: Knollenberg Collection

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