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Stores Ready to be Delivered

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CollectionUnited States Military Academy: Letterbook No.2 West Point 1786-90 view image
Document Information
Date May 7, 1788
Author Name William Price (primary) Location: West Point
Recipient Name Henry Knox (primary)
Summary Informs the Secretary at War that the stores which he inquired about are ready to be delivered to Captain Bradford.
Document Format Letterbook
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Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Henry Knox; William Price; Captain Bradford; artillery; Isaac Garrison;
Related Places West Point; New York;
Keywords stores; delivered; oil cloths; rope; inch rope; certificate; cords of wood; firewood; New York currency; ;
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West Point May 7 1788,
Sir
The stores which you directed to be packed up, in your letter of April 29th. Are now ready to be Delivered to Captain Bradford. Except, the seven oil cloths for Artillery, of which there is none in store. And the 300 yards of Rope for Haliyards, for which there is no rope suitable, as the least we have is such rope.
The Honorable
Major General Knox
Secretary at War.
I have given Mr Isaac Garrison a certificate for delivering one hundred and fourteen Cords of Wood for the use of his Garrison, amount to the sum of One hundred and fourteen pounds New York Currency.

I am Sir