Missing Boxes

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: 4th Auditor Misc. Rec'd, RG217 view image
CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: 4th Auditor Misc. Rec'd, RG217 view image
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Date May 7, 1795
Author Name Nathan Beach (primary) Location: Newark
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Beach tells Hodgdon that the man he entrusted with making boxes has apparently done a shoddy job, and Beach would prefer using casks. He wishes to send them to Hodgdon and hopes a use for them may be found.
Document Format Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Nathan Beach; constructor; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Newark; ;
Keywords boxes; casks; ;
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Mr Beach
7th May
1795
[The Following is 90 degrees clock-wise]
Samuel Hodgdon
Philadelphia
forward by
Mr Baldwin
New York May 7th 1795
Sir
Before I returned from Philadelphia the man who I had ingaged to make the boxes had made what we have now sent - we were obliged to take them - or I wood not sent them for I see the casks are much better & we shall send the residue in casks - if you can find use for them so that you can pay for them you will much oblige sir
yours
Nath’ Beach
Samuel Hodgdon
Esqr