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Request for Issue of Clothing & Equipment for New Recruits

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Consolidated Correspondence File, RG217 view image
Document Information
Date April 2, 1798
Author Name James McHenry (primary)
Recipient Name John Harris (primary)
Summary Directs issue of clothing & equipment for use by a company of recruits at Frederick, Maryland.
Document Format Document Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups John Harris; recruits; Samuel Hodgdon; James McHenry; military storekeeper; Secretary of War; infantry recruits; command; Lieutenant Shoemaker; ;
Related Places Frederick; Frederick Town; Maryland; War Office; ;
Keywords clothing; transportation; vests; woolen overalls; shoes; socks; stock clasps; blankets; knapsacks; canteens; ;
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