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My Superior Musket Patterns, Etc.

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Post Revolutionary War Papers, RG94 view image
CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Post Revolutionary War Papers, RG94 view image
Document Information
Date December 14, 1798
Author Name Joseph Williams (primary) Location: Springfield
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Williams disputes the assertion that the Charleville muskets he delivered as patterns are inferior by two dollars to Mr. Ames' pattern. In fact, they are better by two dollars due to the superior workmanship of the lock and being better finished in other respects.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Joseph Williams;
Related Places Philadelphia; Springfield;
Keywords patterns; muskets; stocks; workmanship; locks; bayonet; barrel; ;
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