Transcriptions closed on May 15, 2018. Read more details here.

Muskets for Patterns & Saltpeter from Hamburg

Sources & Images
Source Name Image(s)
CollectionUnited States Military Academy: Oliver Wolcott Papers view image
CollectionConnecticut Historical Society: Oliver Wolcott Jr. Papers. view image
Document Information
Date September 20, 1798
Author Name Oliver Wolcott, Jr. (primary) Location: Trenton
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary George Fleming has informed Wolcott that there no Charlesville muskets at West Point that might be used as patterns for contracts negotiated in Vermont. Hodgdon is directed to furnish six muskets as soon as possible to Nathaniel Brush, Supervisor of Revenue at Bennington, Vermont. Tench Francis has informed Wolcott that the saltpeter imported from Hamburg has been sold.
Document Format Letter Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Oliver Wolcott; George Fleming; Nathaniel Bush; Tench Francis;
Related Places Philadelphia; Trenton; Vermont; Bennington, Vermont; Hamburgh; Charlottesville; West Point;
Keywords muskets; saltpeter; ;
Key Phrases [not available]

[Note: Transcriptions are works in progress and maybe partial. Please help us correct any errors or omissions by signing up for a transcription account.]
[not available]