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Request for Paper to be Used in Proving Cannons

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Coxe and Irvine Papers, RG92 view image
CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Coxe and Irvine Papers, RG92 view image
Document Information
Date February 25, 1797
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name John Harris (primary)
Summary Directs furnishing paper for cartridges to be used in proving cannons.
Document Format Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups John Harris; Mr. Hodgdon; Samuel Hodgdon; James McHenry; Secretary of War; ;
Related Places War Office; ;
Keywords paper cartridges for; proving of twelve, nine, and six pounders is wanted; furnish; paper sufficient to make them; papers cartridges for 12 pounders, to contain eight pounds powder each; paper cartridges for 9 pounders to contain six pounds powder each; paper cartridges for 9 pounders to contain four and half pounds powder each; paper cartridges for 6 pounders to contain four pounds powder each; paper cartridges for 6 pounders to contain three pounds powder each; oakum wads or materials for the same; lay out such of the above stores as may be on hand and suitable for the purpose and the materials for those to be prepared; ;
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