Send Guns from Providence to Portland

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Date June 26, 1798
Author Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Joseph Elliot (primary)
Summary Hodgdon asks Elliot to send four 24 pound guns to Lemuel Weeks in Portland. Mr. Weeks has a brig currently at Providence bound for Portland which can carry the guns, so Elliot only needs to move the guns from their present location to the ship. If Week's ship has already sailed, Elliot should find another vessel bound for Portland to convey the guns.
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Related Persons/Groups Joseph Elliot; Samuel Hodgdon; Lemuel Weeks; merchant; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Providence; Portland; District of Maine; Fort Wolcott; New Port, Rhode Island; ;
Keywords twenty four pounders; brig; receipt of this letter; barely shipping; ;
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