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Letter from the Secretary at War to the Governor of Rhode Island

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CollectionRhode Island State Archives: Letters to Governor view image
Document Information
Date July 6, 1798
Author Name James McHenry (primary) Location: War Department
Recipient Name Arthur Fenner (primary)
Summary Letter, discusses militia; mentions regular army; mentions military stores and ordnance; discusses orders relative to the defense of Rhode Island.
Document Format Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Arthur Fenner; James McHenry; ;
Related Places War Department; Springfield; Newport; Rhode Island; Providence Plantation; ;
Keywords suitable quantity of ammunition; brass six pounders; artillery and number of small arms that will be wanted for the regular army; form an estimate predicated upon the surplus of our present stock; copy of the orders which have been given to the defence of Rhode Island; hands of the militia; honor to receive your excellency's letter; copy of a resolution of the General Assembly of the rule of Rhode Island and Providence Plantation; ;
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