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Detention of the Box of Pattern Muskets

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CollectionLibrary of Congress: Samuel Hodgdon Letterbook, 1798-99 view image
Document Information
Date October 30, 1798
Author Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Melancton Smith (primary)
Summary Hodgdon is concerned about the detention of the box of pattern muskets because one hundred people will remain idle until they arrive. He will do his best to find them.
Document Format Author's Letterbook Copy
Document Notes Includes the note written on the side of the letter.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Melancton Smith; Samuel Hodgdon; proprietors; Halen & Spray; Mrs. Kimble; Scott & Seaman; Mr. Phillips; Mr. Wilmot; Ensign Boote; Major Peter Hunt; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Burlington; Brunswick; New York; Trenton; ;
Keywords box of pattern muskets; stores sent by that conveyance; expense; damage; neglectful concern; pattern sword; land stage; box directed Ensign Boote; ;
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