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Inquiry into Order for Flag

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Consolidated Correspondence File, RG217 view image
CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Consolidated Correspondence File, RG217 view image
Document Information
Date February 2, 1797
Author Name John Stagg (primary)
Recipient Name John Harris (primary)
Summary Letter, discusses making flags, contracting thereof, and materials needed.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups John Harris; John Stagg Jr; Captain Elliott; Secretary of War; ;
Related Places Mud Island Fort; Knoxville; Tellico; western forts; ;
Keywords there is no Flag for the garrison; has offered to make one if materials are furnished; sends a return of the quantity of Bunting necessary; but previous to giving an order please let me know if you have a sufficient supply in store and whether it will be more advisable to accept offer or have the flag made here; he says he understands the business having made several for our western forts; dispatches; tomorrow we send for post; red bunting; white bunting; blue bunting; thread; white linen fine; fly; hoist;
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