Copies of letters from the Secretary of War to the Quartermaster General

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Post Revolutionary War Papers, RG94 view image
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Date March 17, 1797
Author Name James McHenry (primary)
Recipient Name John Wilkins, Jr. (primary)
Summary Discusses use of sloop Detroit to transport troops. Encloses copy of Act of Congress continuing Quarter Master General. Discusses future contracts for provisions. Is directed to turn attention to repair of store houses along lakes.
Document Format Letterbook Copy
Document Notes Cited in Wilkins to McHenry, 03/24/1797; Cited in Wilkins to Hodgdon, 03/31/1797.
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Related Persons/Groups John Wilkins Jr; James McHenry; Senate; Legion; Quarter Master General; Contractor; Brigadier General James Wilkinson; troops; Samuel Hodgdon; Congress; Spaniards; Captain Miller; Isaac Williams; Mr. Craig; Indian; ;
Related Places War Department; Northwest Posts; Detroit; ports on the Mississippi River; Pittsburgh; Ohio River; Fort Fayette; Cincinnati; ;
Keywords commission; bills; estimate; Accounts of the Contractor; public property; oxen; pack horses; newspapers; sale; sloop Detriot; vessel; equipment; clothing; dispatches; ;
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