Establishing Responsiblity for Damage to Arms

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Date February 9, 1795
Author Name McLean & Van Emburgh (primary) Location: Water Street No. 113 North
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary)
Summary McLean and Van Emburgh cite their contract with the United States, the theme of which is that if any damage was done to the arms while in their care, it must be clearly established that it was their fault before any allowance is provided. The men employed for the transportation of said stores will not refund money to McLean and Van Emburgh unless they can provide that said damage was due to their neglect.
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; McLean & Van Emburgh; Ayers; Captain of our boat; Captain Suydam; ;
Related Places Water Street No.113 North; Bordenton; New York; ;
Keywords extract; damage; arms; proven; allowance; propriety; transportation; refund; chest of arms; vessel; public stores; boxes; rain and salt water; rough manner; boat; freight; ;
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