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500 Rifles to Fort Cumberland

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Post Revolutionary War Papers, RG94 view image
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Document Information
Date September 29, 1794
Author Name General Edward Hand (primary) Location: Lancaster
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Hand has ordered that 500 rifles be transported via Carlisle to Fort Cumberland despite the scarcity of wagons.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Edward Hand; Governor Mifflin; Secretary of the Treasury; Secretary of War; troops of horse; Joseph Simon; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Lancaster; Yorktown; ;
Keywords escort; western expedition;
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