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General Orders Regarding the Issuance of Stores to Military Units

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CollectionCollege of William and Mary: Philip Lightfoot Papers view image
Document Information
Date March 16, 1799
Author Name Philip Church (primary) Location: New York
Recipient Name Philip Lightfoot (primary)
Summary This is Hamilton's General Order regarding the specific amounts of stores to be issued (bread, flour, meal, beef, etc.) including the amounts of ardent spirits which shall be so limited unless commanding officers specify special purposes for increases.
Document Format Document Signed
Document Notes General's Orders from Alexander Hamilton- circular.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Philip Lightfoot; Philip Church; General Alexander Hamilton; Generals of the Army; commanding officers; contractors; ;
Related Places New York; ;
Keywords general orders; act of Congress; provisions; bread; rice; Indian meal; beef; pork; meat; salt; soap; candles; rum; whiskey; ardent spirits; vinegar; ;
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