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Clothing for recruits

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Document Information
Date October 16, 1797
Author Name Nathan Jones (primary) Location: War Office
Recipient Name William R. Boote (primary) Location: New Brunswick, NJ
Summary Requests from Ensign Boote the quantity of clothing that will be needed for his recruits during the winter.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups William Rowland Boote; Nathan Jones; recruits;
Related Places New Brunswick, New Jersey; War Office;
Keywords Clothing; winter;
Key Phrases [not available]
Transcription

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N Jones Esqr
Oct 16 1797
War Office
Wm Simmons
Ensign William R Boote
New Brunswick
New Jersey
War Office 16. October 1797
Sir,
Your letter of the 14. came to hand this morning but too late to answer by this days mail.
Be pleased to inform me of the quantity of Clothing you suppose will be necessary for all the recruits you may obtain previous to the commencement of the Winter, and it shall be forwarded.
Money for the pay of your recruits will be remitted to you by the next post.
I am Sir with respect Your obed. Servant
Nn Jones
Ensign Wm. R. Boote