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Extra Expense for Boring Cannon from the Solid

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CollectionConnecticut Historical Society: Oliver Wolcott Jr. Papers. view image
Document Information
Date February 2, 1797
Author Name Oliver Wolcott, Jr. (primary) Location: Treasury Department
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary The contract between the United States and the proprietors of the Hope Furnace in Rhode Island states that an allowance will be made for boring the cannon from the solid. If the ninety four cannon already produced have been bored from the solid and the extra expense is justified, McHenry should notify Wolcott.
Document Format Autograph Letter
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Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Oliver Wolcott, Jr.; proprietors; Secretary of War; Treasury Department; contractor; ;
Related Places Treasury Department; Rhode Island; Hope Furnace; ;
Keywords furnace; cannon; boring cannon from the solid; expenses; allowance; claim; ;
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