Not Receiving Arms Produces Dissatisfaction

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Date April 30, 1799
Author Name Joseph McIlvaine (primary) Location: Burlington, New Jersey
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Summary A message from Captain Myers indicates that the arms will not be sent in less than nine days. Captain McIlvane intends to meet with his Company but he is worried that the delay in receiving their arms will produce dissatisfaction among the men and cause him embarrassment.
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Joseph McIlvaine; Captain Myers; Secretary of War; company; John Harris; Lieutenant Watson; Quartermaster General; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; Burlington, New Jersey;
Keywords arms; boat; disappointment; dissatisfaction; expenses; conveyance; transportation; ;
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