Keeping the Powder Free from Waste & Damage

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Date November 17, 1798
Author Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name William Crafts (primary)
Summary Hodgdon explains the measures necessary to keep the powder free from waste and damage.
Document Format Author's Letterbook Copy
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Related Persons/Groups William Crafts; Samuel Hodgdon; Secretary of War [McHenry]; Mr. [Daniel] DeSaussure; ;
Related Places Philadelphia;
Keywords powder; barrels; price of the casks; white oak staves; copper hoops; small swell; lung [?] hole; ;
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