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Report on Ordnance & Stores

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CollectionUnited States Military Academy: Letterbook No.2 West Point 1786-90 view image
Document Information
Date January 3, 1787
Author Name William Price (primary) Location: West Point
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Price informs Knox that he has forwarded the returns of ordnance and quartermaster stores for the month of December 1786. Omitted from the November order were five bundles of nail rods and seventy five camp kettles which are included in the current order.
Document Format Letterbook
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Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; William Price; Durmiston; Dimiston; bearer; Quartermaster;
Related Places West Point; New York; ;
Keywords return of ordnance; Quartermaster stores; articles; boxes; magazines; barracks; nail rods; penny nails; camp kettles; order; receipt; delivery; repairing; ;
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West Point 3d Jany 1787-
Sir,
I have forwarded by the Bearer Mr Dimiston the Returns of Ordinance and Quarter Masters Stores for the month of December 1786-
In your Order of 10th Novr 1786 for the delivery of such Articles as was found clearing the former for the purpose of making Boxes and Repairing the magazines and Barracks, there was Omited five Bundles of Nail Rods that was made into 10 penny Nails, and seventy five on Camp Kettles that was Cut up for Clerks to put on the Boxes- Be pleases to find an Order by the Bearer for the delivery of them that I may take the further Receipt for the same-
I am sir [?]
The Honorable Major Genl Knox
Secretary of War-