Shoes & Blankets to be Forwarded to Pittsburgh, Etc.

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Post Revolutionary War Papers, RG94 view image
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Date November 25, 1796
Author Name Elias Langham (primary) Location: Shepherd's Town
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary As ordered by the Secretary of War, the shoes and blankets at Shepherds Town will be transported to Pittsburgh, a journey that will consume 12 - 20 days. Langham requires the necessary monies to pay the expense of the carriage, baling, boxing, etc. Since the business at Shepherd's Town will be diminished by the approaching winter, he wants to travel to the Western Country to finish his business there.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Partially illegible.
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Related Persons/Groups Major Samuel Hodgdon; Elias Langham; Secretary of War James McHenry; Major Craig; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Shepherd's Town; Shepherdstown; Pittsburgh; Pittsburg; Western Country; Harper's Ferry; ;
Keywords order; shoes; blankets; wagons; waggons; monies; carriage; baling boxes; public buildings; unpillowed shoes; ;
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