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[Receipt for Supplies]

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: General Information Index, RG94 view image
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Document Information
Date March 8, 1798
Author Name Isaac Craig (primary) Location: Pittsburgh
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary Stores, receipt for ship supplies sent to Pittsburgh including tar, oakum, half-hour glass, and flags.
Document Format Document Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes The galleys being built for the Ohio & Mississippi (and other) Rivers were to be supplied with flags of not only the US, but also of England, France and Spain--a common means of deception on the high seas in those days.
Related Persons/Groups Isaac Craig; John Harris; Henry Irvine; major Craig; Gen. Wilkinson.;
Related Places Pittsburgh; Pennsylvania; ;
Keywords speaking trumpets; pump tacks; scupper nails; lamp black; leads; lead lines; spirits turpentine; half hour patent glasses; half minute patent glasses; paint brushes assorted; suits; cordage; oakum; tar; wine; ;
Key Phrases received; following packages; casks; for the gallies; speaking trumpets; pump tacks; scupper nails; lamp black; leads; lead lines; spirits turpentine; half hour patent glasses; half minute patent glasses; paint brushes assorted; suits American colors; suits English colors; suits French colors; suits Spanish colors; oakum; tar; 4 1/2 inch cordage; cambouse; wine;
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