Delivery of Powder and Paper

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Date June 29, 1797
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name John Harris (primary)
Summary Orders to deliver powder for militia for 4th of July celebration.
Document Format Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups John Harris; multiple; Uniform Volunteer Company, City Militia; Captain Andrew Nelson; James McHenry; Samuel Hodgdon; ;
Related Places War Office; city; ;
Keywords accommodate; please deliver; powder; paper; blank musket cartridges; ;
Key Phrases to accommodate the uniform volunteer companies of the city militia on the 4th of July ensuing, I request that you will be pleased to deliver to them on order of Captain Andrew Nilson a sufficient quantity of powder and paper to make up twelve hundred and forty five blank musket cartridges.
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War Office 29th June 1797
Blank M Cartridges for Captain Nelson
War Office, June 29th 1797.
Sir,
To accomodate the Uniform Volunteer Companies, of the City of Militia, on the 4th of July, ensuing, I request that you will be pleased to deliver, to the order of Captain Andrew Nelson, a sufficient quantity of powder and paper, to make up, twelve hundred and forty five blank musket cartridges -
James McHenry
Samuel Hodgdon
Mr. John Harris.