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Status of Supplies Lost in Sunken Boat

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CollectionTennessee State Library and Archives: James Robertson Papers view image
Document Information
Date July 14, 1797
Author Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Isaac Craig (primary) Location: Pittsburgh
Summary Letter and packages received, will be examined shortly. Deplores loss of supplies that were damaged or sunk with boat traveling up Allegheny.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Craig to Hodgdon, 07/21/1797.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Isaac Craig; Samuel Hodgdon; Pickering; ;
Related Places Pittsburgh; Philadelphia; Allegheny; river; ;
Keywords boat; supplies; box; provisions; ;
Key Phrases [not available]
Transcription

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Philadelphia 14 July 1797
Sir--
I am this moment favoured with your Letter of the 7th instant, with the Packages mentioned in it--all of which will pass under examination as time may allow--The misfortune of the Boat I deplore, as I am afraid serious consequences may arise for want of the Stores injured or lost--I hope in your next, I shall be advised that Box No 3 is found as it contains important as well as costly articles--The drafts you mention shall meet due honor--I will mention what you request to Colo Pickering--Nothing very particularly New--
I am
Sir,
your Most Obedient Servant
Samuel Hodgdon
Major Isaac Craig--