Recommendation for a Building in Which to Store Government Military Stores

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Date August 1, 1796
Author Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Hodgdon recommends building a store for nitre alongside an existing store in Campington rather than continuing to store it in the magazine which belongs to Messrs. Wheelen & Miller.
Document Format Contemporary Copy of Letter
Document Notes Contemporary Copy of a letter.
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Samuel Hodgdon; Wheelen; Miller; Messrs Wheelen & Miller; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; United States; Frankfort; Frankford; Campington; store; ;
Keywords copy; nitre; magazine; store; salt petre; salt peter; economical; adjacent lot; building another store; public property; expense; ;
Key Phrases a situation which from many considerations I think an improper one; an adjacent lot for building another store very suitably situated may be had on reasonable terms; will it not be best to erect one for the reception of the nitre above mentioned;
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