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Ohio River Mail Boats and Rations

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CollectionTennessee State Library and Archives: James Robertson Papers view image
Document Information
Date January 30, 1795
Author Name Isaac Craig (primary) Location: Pittsburgh
Recipient Name Timothy Pickering (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Putnam to superintend matters related to mail system in Ohio. Crews of mail boats paid off through the end of the year. Discussed arrangements for annual pay of crew. Requested opinion on payment for repairs at Merietta and supply of rations.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Timothy Pickering; Isaac Craig; General Putnam; post rider; crew; Major Kirkpatrick; Colonel Sproat; Colonel Ebenezer Sproat; Quartermaster General; Colonel Butler; militia; Charles Burrell; William Semple; William Temple; assistant quartermaster; Secretary of War; Commissary General; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Pittsburgh; Ohio; Headquarters; Galliopolis; Gallipolis; Limestone; General Post Office; Marietta; Merrietta; Post Office Department; ;
Keywords mail; mail boats; vouchers of expenditures; pay; extract; letter; rations; supply; contract; charge; repairs of the works; personal services; insurrection; ;
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