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Files, Pod Augers, & Ship Saws, Etc.

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CollectionLibrary of Congress: Samuel Hodgdon Letterbook, 1798-99 view image
Document Information
Date June 29, 1798
Author Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Isaac Craig (primary)
Summary Hodgdon discusses sundry supplies being sent to Major Craig at Pittsburgh.
Document Format Author's Letterbook Copy
Document Notes Cited in Craig to Hodgdon, 07/06/1798.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Isaac Craig; Samuel Hodgdon; Paul Ralston; first and second regiments; Colonel Sargent; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; War Office; ;
Keywords Paul Ralston's receipt; files; pod augers; ship saws; duplicate supplies; river; clothing for the troops; cask of sherry; cask of stirling madeira wine; ;
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138 Philadelphia 29th June 1798


I have received your letter of the 22d instant enclosing Paul Ralstons receipt, which shall be attended to agreeable to your wishes. Your draft is presented and honored. The files, the Pod Augers, and Ship Saws shall be provided and forwarded shortly. The Duplicate supplies for those taken down the river by the General is purchased and will be loaded to day, a considerable quantity of Clothing for the Troops is also on the road but on account of receiving no returns at the War Office, we could only mark them generally for the first and second Regiments - such quantity as we suppose will supply the Posts Dependant on yours will be send and the more minute distribution maybe made by you when the actual situation of the Troops is known.

I am


Your most Obedient Servant

Samuel Hodgdon

A Cask of Sherry & a Cask of Stirling Madeira Wine is on the road for Colo Sargent which I depend on you to convey safely to him S. H.

Major Isaac Craig