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Copy of a contract with John S. Boss to furnish rations to the troops in the state of Rhode Island

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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 May 21, 1799
Author Name James McHenry
Recipient Name John S. Boss Location: Rhode Island
Summary Copy of a contract between James McHenry Secretary of War, and John S. Boss to furnish rations to the troops and officers stationed, recruited or marching through New Port, Brinter's Point, Goat Island and Providence Rhode Island.
Document Format Copy of Signed Document
Document Notes Copy of a Contract with John S. Boss to Furnish Rations to the troops in the state of Rhode Island
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Related Persons/Groups John S. Boss; John L. Bass; James McHenry; Secretary of War; officers; soldiers; A Crary; J Dinison; ;
Related Places Rhode Island; New Port; Brunton's Point; Goat Island; Providence; ;
Keywords contract; rations; supply; deliver; provision; prices; bread; flour; rice; sifted or boulted Indian meal; fresh beef; salted beef; salted pork; half gill of rum; spirits; mills; soap; candles; vinegar; salt; money; straw; firewood; barracks; transportation; ;
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