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Cannon, Implements, & Ball to Goat Island

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CollectionLibrary of Congress: Samuel Hodgdon Letterbook, 1798-99 view image
Document Information
Date August 23, 1798
Author Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Ebenezer Stevens (primary) Location: New York
Summary Hodgdon discusses the means by which arms are to be sent to Goat Island, near Newport, Rhode Island.
Document Format Author's Letterbook Copy
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Related Persons/Groups Ebenezer Stevens; Samuel Hodgdon; Secretary of War [McHenry]; Mr. Blugge; Mr. Faesch; Capt. William Littlefield; ;
Related Places New York; Philadelphia; Goat Island; Newport, Rhode Island; Providence; ;
Keywords heavy cannon, implements, cannon and ball; barrels of cannon powder; twenty four pounder shot; expense; ;
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