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Outfitting Troops

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CollectionTennessee State Library and Archives: James Robertson Papers view image
Document Information
Date June 5, 1795
Author Name Isaac Craig (primary) Location: Pittsburgh
Recipient Name Timothy Pickering (primary)
Summary Notification that all troops fit for duty descended the Ohio under the command of Richard Sparks, who was also charged with transporting all Indian goods. Clothing received was not sufficient to outfit all recruits and they left without proper equipment. Noted clothing on hand insufficient type to cloth troops. Troops are being inoculated against small pox, to prevent a spread of the disease.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Timothy Pickering; Isaac Craig; troops; Captain Richard Sparks; Charles Anderson; quartermaster; Colonel Miegs; recruits; cavalry; infantry; ;
Related Places Pittsburgh; Ohio River; ;
Keywords inoculation; Indian goods; wampum; invoice; treaty; cloathing; clothing; linen overalls; linnen; woolen overalls; rifle coats; short sailors jackets; trousers; hats; uniform; blankets; stores; bales; boats; transportation; smallpox; ;
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