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Charleville Muskets to Serve as Patterns

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Subject File, Nav Records Coll, RG45 view image
CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Subject File, Nav Records Coll, RG45 view image
Document Information
Date September 10, 1798
Author Name Oliver Wolcott, Jr. (primary) Location: Treasury Department,Trenton
Recipient Name John Harris (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Harris is directed to forward to John Kilty, Supervisor of Revenue at Baltimore, the best six muskets of the Charleville model in the public stores to serve as patterns for small arms which residents of the State of Maryland have contracted to fabricate for the use of the United States. The muskets must be packed so as to shield them from injury and, if there is no vessel sailing soon from Baltimore, they should be sent by land and water stage.
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Related Persons/Groups John Harris, Keeper of Military Stores; Oliver Wolcott, Jr.; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Trenton;
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