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Advice Regarding the Mounting of 24 Pound Cannons

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CollectionTennessee State Library and Archives: James Robertson Papers view image
Document Information
Date December 15, 1797
Author Name Isaac Craig (primary) Location: Pittsburgh
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Craig advised Hodgdon that the "24 Pounders" should not be mounted on ship or garrison carriages. Craig requested Hodgdon forward iron trunks for proper mounting of cannons.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Isaac Craig; Quartermaster General; James Hamilton; wagoner; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Pittsburgh;
Keywords newspapers; news papers; 24 pounders; ship carriages; garrison carriages; gun carriages; heavy guns; wooden trunks; iron trunks; pay; wagon loads; ;
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