Request for Issue of Muskets to Eli Whitney, as Models

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Consolidated Correspondence File, RG217 view image
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Date June 15, 1798
Author Name Oliver Wolcott, Jr. (primary)
Recipient Name John Harris (primary)
Summary Letter, directs delivery of US made musket to Eli Whitney as model.
Document Format Document Signed
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Related Persons/Groups John Harris; Samuel Hodgdon; Secretary of the Treasury; Mr. Hodgdon; Mr. Harris; Mr. Whitney; Eli Whitney; Mr. Evans; military storekeeper; ;
Related Places Treasury Department; posts; ;
Keywords deliver; one of the muskets manufactured in the United States by Mr. Evans; deliver above musket and also a box; received with two muskets from one of our posts; Charleville musket; pattern; ;
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