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Six Pounders Are Much Wanted for Public Use

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CollectionLibrary of Congress: Samuel Hodgdon Letterbook, 1798-99 view image
Document Information
Date April 18, 1798
Author Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Henry Latimer (primary) Location: Senate
Summary Hodgdon is trying to locate six pounders formerly used on vessels fitted for river service during the revolutionary war. Guns of this caliber are much needed for the public service.
Document Format Author's Letterbook Copy
Document Notes [The recipient's name is somewhat unclear.]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Henry Latimer; Samuel Hodgdon; George Latimer; ;
Related Places Senate; Philadelphia;
Keywords six pounders; vessel fitted for river service; the last war; property of the United States; guns of the caliber; ;
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