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Clothing Returns and the Situation of the Quarter Masters Department

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CollectionLibrary of Congress: Samuel Hodgdon Letterbook, 1798-99 view image
Document Information
Date December 21, 1798
Author Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Isaac Craig (primary)
Summary Hodgdon has received Craig's request for clothing, but the stores at Philadelphia are too poorly stocked for him to ship many articles of clothing needed in winter. Hodgdon answers some questions that Craig posed in his letter of December 14, and provides news about operations of the War Department.
Document Format Letterbook
Document Notes Cited in Craig to Hodgdon, 12/28/1798.
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Related Persons/Groups Isaac Craig; Samuel Hodgdon; Martins; Mr Owner; Quarter Master General; John Wilkins; Colonel Carrington; Governor Sergeant; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Ohio River; lower posts; ;
Keywords clothing returns; state of our stores; prevent forwarding; articles essential at this season; receipts; statement; Quarter Master's Department; army in contemplation; appointments; navigation; ;
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