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Clothing for Kersey's Detachment

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Post Revolutionary War Papers, RG94 view image
Document Information
Date July 16, 1794
Author Name John Stagg (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary)
Summary A return of clothing wanted for the detachment under the command of Capt. William Kersey. Stagg notes that some of the recruits are due new suits.
Document Format Letter Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; John Stagg; sergeants and privates;
Related Places War Office;
Keywords hats; coats; vests; shirts; woolen overals; linen overalls; shoes; stocks; clasps; socks; blankets; knapsacks; haversacks; canteens; epaulets;
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Return for Clothing wanted for the Detachment under the command of Captain William Kersey
6 Hats
6 Coats - 1 Serjeants & 5 Privates
6 Vests - 1 Do & 5 Do
30 Shirts - 4 Serjeants & 26 Privates
6 W. Overalls - 1 Serjeants & 5 Privates
18 L. Overalls - 3 Serjeants & 15 Privates
30 Shoes
6 Stocks
6 Clasps
12 Socks
6 Blankets
6 Knapsacks
6 Haversacks
6 Canteens
2 Epaulets
(Signed) Wm Kersey Capt., 1st US. SubLegion
Mr. Hodgdon - The above is to complete the troops here under Capt. Hersey - some of the recruits have a new suit due them - Please [illegible] above [per] order
Jno Stagg Esq
Dy Clk
War Office