Transportation

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Date October 28, 1796
Author Name Isaac Craig (primary) Location: Pittsburgh
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Money to be applied to pay for troops on upper posts of the Ohio river. McClary's detachment furnished with one year's worth of clothing and traveled with Ellicott down the Ohio river. Due to insufficient nature of transportation previously offered to Ellicott he received additional boats from public stores. Mentioned that charges should go on Spanish treaty account. Noted that horses are employed to transport Indians and J. Heth to Philadelphia;
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Isaac Craig; Ensign John McClary; troops; Andrew Ellicot; Ellicott; Captain John Heth; Indians; chiefs; Secretary of War; James McHenry; Spanish; Quartermasters Department; ;
Related Places Pittsburgh; upper posts of the Ohio; Ohio River; Philadelphia; ;
Keywords clothing; Kentucky boats; keel boats; horses; pay of the troops; muster rolls; pay rolls; stores; public stores; expenditures; Spanish Treaty; ;
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