Employing More Hands, Etc.

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Date July 29, 1796
Author Name David Ames (primary) Location: Springfield
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Ames has located a vessel on which he will send the musket pattern. He asks permission to employ four more hands which will enable him to keep the work going and make the business more systematic. A gentleman has asked him if the United States will contract for eight to ten stands of arms of the French Charlesville model.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Partially illegible.
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; David Ames; Secretary; Secretary at War; hands; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Springfield;
Keywords supplies; vessel; pattern; rule of work; price; employ; accidents; contract; stands of arms; French Charlesville; ;
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