Delay of Colonel Sargent's Stores

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Date January 18, 1799
Author Name Isaac Craig (primary) Location: Pittsburg
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary Major Craig informs Samuel Hodgdon that Colonel Sargent's stores are safe but delayed 35 miles below Wheeling.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Cited in Hodgdon to Craig, 01/25/1799.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Isaac Craig;
Related Places Philadelphia; Pittsburgh; Natchez; ;
Keywords ice; stores; boats; ;
Key Phrases Claim being settled to our satisfaction; found to be a sincere friend; stove by the ice; another boat to take the remainder of the cargo;
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Isaac Craig
18th Jany 1799
McGuire's Been [Stove?]
[circled: 14]
[stamped: Received from State Dep't. Nov. 24. 1894. R.P.O. 401310
Samuel Hodgdon Esquire
Philadelphia
Pittsburg 18th January 1799
Dear Sir
I have received your letter of the 11th instant. I shall be happy to be informed of Col. Sargent's claim settled to his satisfaction. I have always found him a sincere Friend. I have this morning received a letter from Judge McGuire, informing me that his Boat (on board of which Col. Serjeant's Stores were shipped) was about thirty five miles below Wheeling - stove by the ice - but says that all the Cargo is safe - And as I have two Boats loaded that will set off for Natchez tomorrow - I shall direct them to stop and take Colo. Sargent's stores on board - And shall send on another Boat to take the remainder of the cargo in a few days - I Yesterday found it necessary to draw on you at eight days sight in favor of Doc. Geo. Stevenson for three hundred dollars - and this day in favour of James Hogg at ten days for five hundred Dollars these two Drafts amounting to 800 Dollars be pleased
to pay and charge as usual.
I am Dear Sir, Your obed. Servant
Isaac Craig
Samuel Hodgdon Esq
Philadelphia