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Sergeants' Clothing in Place of Privates' Clothing

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CollectionLibrary of Congress: Samuel Hodgdon Letterbook, 1798-99 view image
Document Information
Date September 29, 1798
Author Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Jonathan Jackson (primary)
Summary Hodgdon informs Jackson that, having no privates' vests, shirts, or woolen overalls in store, he has elected to forward sergeants' clothing instead. It costs more but there is little difference between the two types of clothing.
Document Format Author's Letterbook Copy
Document Notes Cited in Jackson to Hodgdon, 11/12/1798.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Jonathan Jackson; Samuel Hodgdon; Secretry of War [McHenry]; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Boston; ;
Keywords articles of clothing; patterns; privates' shirts, vests, or woolen overalls; former contracts for sergeants; ;
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