Provisions and Housing for Supplies

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Date August 14, 1795
Author Name Isaac Craig (primary) Location: Pittsburgh
Recipient Name Timothy Pickering (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Disappointed with quantity of provisions delivered by Gen. Wilkins, since beef on hand was in state of putrification. Craig was forced to purchase goods from trading boat to avoid embarrassment. Craig noted the transport of supplies from Fort Franklin to Fort Le Boeuf and state of disrepair of fort. Advised building store house at mouth of French Creek.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Timothy Pickering; Isaac Craig; General Wilkins; state contractor; Colonel Butler; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Pittsburgh; Presque Isle; Presque'isle; Le Boeuf; fort; trading post; Fort Erie; Fort Franklin; wagon road; waggon road; Allegheny; river; block house; French Creek; ;
Keywords provisions; clothing; rations; barrels of pork; supplies; beef; flour; salt; pack horses; beenes; beans; whiskey; whisky; cattle; ox team; trading boat; stores; estimate of objects; expenditure; ;
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