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Request for Prices of Clothing, Arms and Accoutrements

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Register of Warrants (RG217) view image
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Document Information
Date January 29, 1796
Author Name Nathan Jones (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary)
Summary Lieutenant Freeman requests the prices of articles of clothing, arms and accoutrement in order to make pay stoppages of deserters. Asks for a list of prices to be sent to Freeman at West Point.
Document Format Letter Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Nathan Jones; Lieutenant Nehemiah Freeman; Corps of Artillerists and Engineers; soldiers; deserters; ;
Related Places War Office; West Point; ;
Keywords clothing; arms and accoutrements; stoppages; pay; lost; destroyed; prices; contract; list of prices; ;
Key Phrases [not available]
Transcription

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Nathan Jones 29 January 1796 [illegible]
Samuel Hodgdon Esq.
War Office January 29 1796
Sir,
Lieutenant Freeman Paymaster of [?} Corps of Artillerists and Engineers stationed at West Point has requested the prices of the several articles of clothing arms and accoutrements delivered to the Soldiers in order that he may make stoppages from the pay of several deserters and others who have lost or destroyed any of them__the Prices of yClothing I can furnish I from the Contract_but I can find no papers in the Office to enable me to fix the prices of yc different articles of which the Arms and Accoutrements consist.
I will thank you if you would direct a list of the prices to be made out and sent to me as early as may be as the post will tomorrow set out for West Point.
With great respect I am Your obed. Servt.
N. Jones
Samuel Hodgdon Esq