My Great Astonishment!

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Date August 4, 1796
Author Name Michael G. Houdin (primary) Location: Albany
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Houdin expresses his astonishment that Hodgdon's letter was not forwarded to Mr. Dickenson. He had asked the stage driver if he knew Mr. Dickenson and the man replied that he knew him well. In the future Houdin pledges to handle such business himself even if means travelling twenty miles to do so.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Difficult handwriting.
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Michael Houdin; Superintendent of ordnance, military & naval stores; Dickerson; stage driver; Major Peters; Major Kersey; Mrs. Hodgdon; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Albany;
Keywords ordnance, military & naval stores; letter; enclosed; deliver; business; ;
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