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Request for Relief or Winter Clothing and Construction

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CollectionTennessee State Library and Archives: James Robertson Papers view image
Document Information
Date October 16, 1795
Author Name Isaac Craig (primary) Location: Pittsburgh
Recipient Name Timothy Pickering (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Notification that the term of active duty for Joseph McCutcheon and the men under his command will expire in January, and wish to be relieved or furnished with winter clothing as none of the men at Fort Le Boeuf have appropriate uniforms for the upcoming season. Discussed expenditures for new buildings being erected under Colonel Butler.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Timothy Pickering; Isaac Craig; commissary general; Ensign Joseph McCutcheon; General Irvine; Ellicot; Quartermaster General; Colonel Butler; Quartermasters Department; Captain Bissell; recruits; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Pittsburgh; Fort Le Boeuf; Le Boeuf; Fort Franklin; upper posts of the Ohio; Ohio river; frontier; territory; Presque Isle; Presque'isle; Pennsylvania; ;
Keywords winter clothing; cloathing; blankets; shoes; shirts; round jackets; trousers; abstract; return; stores; expenditures; general return of stores; abstract of disbursements; recruiting; ;
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