Immediate Clothing for the Recruiting Service

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Date July 10, 1798
Author Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name John Harris (primary)
Summary It is of the utmost importance that the recruiting service should commence, so the clothing should be transported as soon as it is completed.
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Related Persons/Groups John Harris; Samuel Hodgdon;
Related Places Philadelphia;
Keywords recruiting service; clothing; every possible exertion; ;
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Philadelphia 10th July 1798
Sir,
As it is of the utmost importance that the Recruiting service should commence, I pray you to make every possible exertion to comply with the enclosed order. As fast as any Clothing is completed for either of the Places mentioned, notify me that measures may be taken for getting it to its destination, without a moments unnecessary loss of time__
I am Sir Your Most Obedt. Servant Samuel Hodgdon
Mr. John Harris