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Date May 9, 1796
Author Name Michael Kalteisen (primary) Location: Fort Johnson
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary)
Summary Captain Kalteisen discusses his many burdonsome responsibilities at Fort Johnson and advises Hodgdon that he has been sick and absent from his post so he cannot be blamed for any mistakes that were made.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Kalteisen to Hodgdon, 07/05/1796. Cited in Kalteisen to Hodgdon 06/02/1796
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon, Inspector General of Stores; Captain Michael Kalteisen, Corps of Artillerists and Engineers; sick; persons of color; the Governor [Charles Pinckney]; the President [Washington]; ;
Related Places Fort Johnson, South Carolina; West Point; ;
Keywords ordnance store accounts; vessels coming into the harbor; laws of the State; boat; captains examined on oath; saluting national vessels; saluting on the Fourth of July and the President's birthday; clothing for the men; powder; public business; ;
Key Phrases The captain examined on oath as to the place he comes from, if any sick [are] on board and what persons of color are on board;
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