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Cannon Balls That May Be Wanted

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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 April 19, 1799
Author Name William Lane (primary) Location: Stamper's Wharf
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: 5th Street
Summary Lane acknowledges that he can furnish the United States with the cannon balls that may be wanted. He will undertake this task at 25 pounds (currency) per ton and will deliver twenty tons per week if necessary. Since doubleheaded shot cannister and grape were not mentioned, he encloses a small bill for same.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Enclosure: bill showing cost per ton of doubleheaded shot, grape, and shells.
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; William Lane;
Related Places 5th Street; Stamper's Wharf;
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