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Supplies Sufficient for the Consumption of the Troops

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CollectionConnecticut Historical Society: Oliver Wolcott Jr. Papers. view image
Document Information
Date April 6, 1797
Author Name Oliver Wolcott, Jr. (primary) Location: Treasury Department
Recipient Name James McHenry (primary)
Summary Wolcott forwards a copy of a contract with James O'Hara who is responsible for issuing the supplies at the various posts. All the commanders at these posts should be given a copy of this agreement to ensure that their troops are sufficiently supplied.
Document Format Autograph Draft Letter
Document Notes Difficult to read
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups James McHenry; Oliver Wolcott, Jr.; James O'Hara; Secretary of War; Quartermaster General; troops; Treasury Department; army; commissary general; ;
Related Places Treasury Department; Michilimackinac; Sandusky; Detroit; Niagara; Oswego; Ohio; New York; Michigan; ;
Keywords supply; contract; posts; commanders; troops; agreement; ;
Key Phrases the supplies which may remain at the different posts; all the commanders of posts should be furnished with copies of this agreement as soon as possible and that they should be instructed; quantity of provisions; the effect of this stipulation as combined with the contract; ought to be with the commanding officers, otherwise supplies may be divided by the contract; articles which he may receive; when the deliveries have been made; supply at the expense of the contractor;
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