Shipment of Supplies on Sloop "Patience"

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: 4th Auditor Misc. Rec'd, RG217 view image
CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: 4th Auditor Misc. Rec'd, RG217 view image
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Date September 4, 1798
Author Name John Henry (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Letter, discusses articles of military clothing that have gone unaccounted for in shipment and the current captain of the sloop transporting the supplies disavows any knowledge of their presence. Mentions that yellow fever has killed captain and crew of the sloop employed to transport these articles. Requested a list of articles shipped so they can be accounted for in some fashion.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
Document Notes Cited in Hodgdon to Henry, 09/05/1798.Authors last name is illegible.
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; John Henry; crew; paymaster; captain; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; New York;
Keywords sloop; clothing; Patience; ship; supplies; return; ;
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