Construction and Supply of Troops

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Date October 9, 1795
Author Name Isaac Craig (primary) Location: Pittsburgh
Recipient Name Timothy Pickering (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Assisted Col. Butler in laying out building plan for fortifications at French Creek. As all materials are on hand, Craig believed all building will be completed by the end of the month. Quality of provisions purchased from Canada superior to those from Pennsylvania contractors. Construction under Rochefontaine halted for season.
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Related Persons/Groups Timothy Pickering; Isaac Craig; Colonel Butler; Ensign Adrien Hunn; contractors; Colonel Reed; troops; Colonel Rochefontaine; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Pittsburgh; Pittsburg; Presque Isle; Presque'isle; Fort Franklin; French Creek; river; block house; stone house; barracks; Cussawaga; Le Boeuf; Buffalo Creek; Buffaloe Creek; Niagara; Canada; Pennsylvania; lake; Cataragus; ;
Keywords barrels of pork; salt pork; supplies; building materials; flour; provisions; tents; block house; store house; barracks; stockade; road; oxen; provision; forage; salt; corn; cheapest means; lower price; Canada barrels of flour; Pennsylvania barrels; pack horses; ;
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