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Replacing Privates' Clothing with Sergeants' Clothing

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CollectionLibrary of Congress: Samuel Hodgdon Letterbook, 1798-99 view image
Document Information
Date September 28, 1798
Author Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name John Swan (primary)
Summary Hodgdon proposes sending sergeants' clothing in place of privates clothing which is in short supply. Though the clothing for sergeants is more expensive there is not much difference between the two.
Document Format Author's Letterbook Copy
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Related Persons/Groups John Swan; Samuel Hodgdon; Secretary of War [McHenry]; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Baltimore; ;
Keywords articles of clothing; patterns; privates' shirts, vests, or woolen overalls; former contracts for sergeants; receipt; ;
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