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Armiing the Corps of Artillery

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CollectionNew York Public Library: Timothy Pickering Papers view image
Document Information
Date November 9, 1795
Author Name Timothy Pickering (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary)
Summary With the idea of arming the Corps of Artillery with guns of the French model, Pickering has decided to use the existing barrels and locks with bayonets adapted for the purpose. Mr. Nicholson should select the materials with five hundred being the number first attempted. Arms for frigates may be postponed.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Timothy Pickering; Nicholson; ;
Related Places War Office; West Point; ;
Keywords Frigate arms; boards for the artillery; Charlesville muskets; infantry; ;
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