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Ordnance & Military Supplies to Portland, Province of Maine

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CollectionLibrary of Congress: Samuel Hodgdon Letterbook, 1798-99 view image
Document Information
Date July 7, 1798
Author Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Captain John Briant (primary)
Summary Hodgdon lists ordnance and military supplies to be sent to Portland and discusses the best route by which they should be transported.
Document Format Author's Letterbook Copy
Document Notes Cited in Bryant to Hodgdon, 07/14/1798. One of two letters from Hodgdon to Bryant cited for this day.
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Related Persons/Groups John Briant; Samuel Hodgdon; Lemuel Weeks; Archibald Crary; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Portland, alias Casco Bay; province of Maine; Hartford; Providence; Boston; Army; Newport, Rhode Island;
Keywords muskets; cartouche boxes; gun worms; cartridges; cannon powder; fine musket powder for priming; brass six pounders with carriages; implements complete; strapped shot for six pounders; intercouse between Hartford and Portland by water; best and most expeditious route; Charleville muskets; ;
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